Asking people about what they drink on holidays and other special occasions shows we drink around the equivalent of 12 million more bottles of wine a week than we previously thought in England. Previous surveys on alcohol consumption have not accounted for all the alcohol that is sold. Research, funded by Alcohol Research UK and published in the open access journal BMC Medicine, appears to have found many of these ‘missing units’.
Also published today, an article "England's missing booze: 12 million more bottles drunk per week than previously thought" has been published on The Conversation. It was written by Christine Griffin at University of Bath and Mark Bellis at Bangor University
Publication date: 22 May 2015
Bangor University is delighted that Menai Science Park Ltd has received outline planning approval from Anglesey Council for the bespoke M-SParc development.
Publication date: 18 May 2015
Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira, from the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, has been awarded almost £90,000 to embark on a project that would make a case for studying contemporary Spanish culture and politics from a postcolonial perspective.
Publication date: 18 May 2015
Researchers in the Centre for Evidence-based Intervention (CEBEI), part of the School of Psychology, were the first in the UK to examine the effectiveness of the KiVa anti-bully programme that originated in Finland
Publication date: 15 May 2015
Bangor University and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics have signed a formal Memorandum of Understanding which will enable both organisations to work more closely together in future years.
Publication date: 14 May 2015
Over 70 students from a range of disciplines including engineering, chemistry, environmental science, business, law, psychology and geography came together at a workshop held recently at Bangor University to learn about careers in the nuclear industry. The workshop was held in partnership with Horizon Nuclear Power, National Skills Academy for Nuclear (NSAN), and the Nuclear Graduates Programme.
Publication date: 12 May 2015
The decline of the world’s large herbivores, especially in Africa and parts of Asia, is raising the specter of an “empty landscape” in some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Many populations of animals such as rhinoceroses, zebras, camels, elephants and tapirs are diminishing or threatened with extinction in grasslands, savannahs, deserts and forests, scientists say.
Publication date: 2 May 2015
Marine ecosystems can be changed by night-time artificial lighting according to new research published in the journal Biology Letters. The results indicate that light pollution from coastal communities, shipping and offshore infrastructure could be changing the composition of marine invertebrate communities.
Publication date: 29 April 2015
International experts on addiction will be heading to Bangor University between 7 and 10 May to participate in a European conference on addictive behaviours being hosted by the University’s School of Psychology.
Publication date: 27 April 2015