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Librarian at National Library of Wales presents A H Dodd Memorial Lecture

Professor Aled Jones, the Chief Executive and Librarian of the National Library of Wales visits Bangor University on Wednesday, 22 October 2014, at 6.00pm.

Professor Jones will discuss “Wales & the politics of Christian Mission in Colonial Bengal, 1890-1947” for the annual A H Dodd Memorial Lecture, which takes place in the University’s Main Arts Lecture Theatre. The Lecture is free to attend and open to all.

Publication date: 17 October 2014

Prestigious UK Teaching Awards for Bangor Lecturers

Professor James Intriligator and Peggy Murphy of Bangor University’s College of Health & Behavioural Sciences received their National Teaching Fellows for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning at an award ceremony recently.

Publication date: 16 October 2014

Awards presented for Developing the Green Economy

Four local companies who have been focussing on their business’ sustainability have won Awards from Bangor University.

The four wining organisations were selected from among over 300 businesses, agencies and social enterprises in Wales who have taken part in a project to develop a sustainable Green Economy in Wales and Ireland.

Publication date: 15 October 2014

Bangor University accredited to award HEA Fellowships

The University is delighted to announce the success of the Bangor University Continuing Professional Development Framework, which has this month received its accreditation from the Higher Education Academy.

Publication date: 14 October 2014

Bangor University to assist in training future soil scientists

Bangor University is to play a crucial role in training scientists of the future who will improve our understanding of soils, which are key to tackling many of today’s global challenges, including food, water and energy security.

Publication date: 14 October 2014

Bangor Physicist among world experts discussing climatic effect of disappearing Arctic sea ice

Bangor University Ocean Physicist Prof Tom Rippeth is one of 12 international scientists to be invited to speak at a workshop organised by the International Arctic Science Committee to discuss the future impact of the complete disappearance of Arctic Sea Ice cover in the summer.

Publication date: 13 October 2014

Violence prevention ‘Toolbox for teachers’ to reduce aggression among children and violence against children in Jamaican preschools

A  suite of strategies for teachers, aimed at preventing the early development of antisocial behaviour and increasing young children’s social-emotional competence, is to be rolled out and further tested in a four-year study in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston.

Publication date: 13 October 2014

Education Minister visits Schools working in partnership with Bangor University

Education Minister, Huw Lewis AM, visited three primary schools that have worked in partnership with Bangor University on various projects during the last year today (9 Octobert 2014).

Publication date: 9 October 2014

Bangor expert in mental health research helps launch the European Mental Health Integration Index

Marking World Mental Health Day (10 October) The Mental Health Integration Index (MHII) explores, for the first time, the challenges of integrating Europeans with mental illnesses into society and employment within Europe’s 28 member states & Norway and Swizerland.  The research initiative was commissioned by Janssen and undertaken by the Economics Intelligence Unit.

Publication date: 9 October 2014

Law School hosts Lord Chief Justice

On Thursday 9th October, the Rt. Hon the Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales will visit Bangor University’s Law School and deliver the 2014 Public Law Lecture in association with the journal Public Law (a Thomson Reuters publication). The title of his lecture is: ‘The Future of Public Inquiries’. The Lecture, kindly sponsored by Thomson Reuters, is on a subject of major national importance, particularly given recent controversies surrounding the Chilcot Inquiry (Iraq) and the Leveson Inquiry (press regulation) amongst others.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

Bangor University celebrating S’mae Day– A day to celebrate the Welsh language

Wednesday, 15 October is ‘S’mae Day’, a national day to celebrate and raise awareness of the Welsh language.

Bangor University will support and promote the day in partnership with Menter Iaith Bangor along with other institutions and organisations in Bangor by offering a series of activities and events in order to raise public awareness of the Welsh language. The aim is to show that the language belongs to everyone and that we can all use it.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

EU-backed project leaves green economy with fresh shoots

Over 300 businesses, agencies and social enterprises in Wales have benefitted directly from a project to develop a sustainable Green Economy in Wales and Ireland.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

Pontio’s opening show Chwalfa cancelled

Following recent announcements regarding the delay in the opening of Pontio, Bangor University regretfully has to announce that it will no longer be possible to reschedule Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru’s production of Chwalfa in the New Year as originally hoped.

Publication date: 6 October 2014

Bangor University among the best in Student Life Survey

As Bangor University gears up to welcome prospective students to two Open Days this month (Saturday 11 & 25 October), staff at the University have welcomed the University’s inclusion in yet another table of Britain’s Top universities.

Publication date: 6 October 2014

Ethical Internet hacker scoops £1,000 bounty

A Bangor University student recently scooped a £1,000 prize at a hackathon weekend in Russia. Jamie Woodruff, 21, a student at the School of Computer Science was invited to the Startup Weekend event in Moscow to do a live hack in front of around 1000 people. He was also a guest speaker at the event and gave a talk about cyber security. The Startup Weekend is a 56-hour hackathon where programmers, designers and entrepreneurs hacked up mind blowing websites, amazing apps, and incredible services in order to build fully functional businesses.

Publication date: 2 October 2014

Bangor retains place in World University Rankings

Bangor University has retained its position among the top 350 universities worldwide, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released today (Thursday 2 October 2014).

Publication date: 2 October 2014

Peter’s dream internship at Jaguar Land Rover

A Computer Systems Engineering student has spent his second summer on a prestigious sponsorship scheme at Jaguar Land Rover in Coventry.

Publication date: 2 October 2014

The Launch of Bangor College China

More than 260 students celebrated the opening of Bangor College China in their home country.

Publication date: 1 October 2014

Archive of the month

Publication date: 30 September 2014

Another year of study gets under way

Following a busy week of ‘Welcome’ and ‘orientation’ activities, over 2000 new students at Bangor University are this week settling in to academic life. They will no doubt be pleased that they’ve chosen to study at the university which is the best in Wales and seventh in the UK for student satisfaction according to the National Student Survey.

Publication date: 30 September 2014

Four New Lecturers Appointed to Bangor University

For the fourth consecutive year, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has appointed individuals to work in various areas at Bangor University in order to increase the Welsh medium provision.

Publication date: 26 September 2014

A Special Welcome for Bangor Uni International Students

The University’s International Student Support Office organised an earlier orientation for Bangor’s international students this year. This was the first time this was done and the aim was to provide a bespoke and focused welcome programme - giving international students a chance to organise all the practicalities of living and studying in a new country…before the busy central Welcome Week programme!

Publication date: 25 September 2014

Minister to Lecture at Bangor

Leighton Andrews AM, the newly appointed Minister for Public Services in the Welsh Government will be at Bangor University on Thursday 2 October.

Publication date: 24 September 2014

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