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Explore Our Research

World Leading Research

Our cutting-edge research informs our teaching and helps advance our collective understanding of the world around us.

Bangor University
is a research powerhouse,
A change-maker.
Our discoveries are shaping the world today with a focus on
afeguarding the environment,
revitalising society's health in a post-pandemic world
and promoting economic, social, bilingual and cultural vitality.
Our research is seeking solutions to some of the world's most challenging problems,
from improving health and wellbeing,
to advancing the global 5G economy
and finding the energy solutions of the future.
Partnering with policy-makers, industry, businesses, and communities
and human performance research,
to train tomorrow's doctors.
Supporting the Life Sciences sector
and human performance research in Sport Science.
Bangor's Covid-19 research is informing Public Health policy decisions,
establishing the UK's first wastewater epidemiology network tracking infection rates.
Investigating media influences on mask-wearing choices and future pandemic preparedness.
Bangor is advancing technologies and resilience in nuclear power and medicine through our leading Nuclear Futures Institute.
Tackling Climate Change with research into Low carbon energy.
Addressing one of the planet's greatest environmental issues.
Plastic waste and the overuse of single-use plastics, and protecting the variety of species and ecosystems through biodiversity conservation research.
Our research on Wales, the Welsh language and linguistic skills, is inspiring a vibrant bilingual nation.
Our discoveries are informing teaching, enabling students to learn about research in real-time.
Our researchers share an ethos embracing courage, integrity, collaboration, confidence, and trust with a global outlook that is helping us make a real difference to people's lives.

Research at our heart since 1884.

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badge showing that Bangor University is the winner of a Queen's Anniversary Prize

Royal Recognition: 2023 Queen's Anniversary Prize

Bangor University has been awarded for work on developing a novel system for public health surveillance through the analysis of harmful pathogens in wastewater.  An award is given to recognise outstanding contributions to the nation.


We offer courses across the sciences, arts, business, humanities and law.

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[0:19] No ordinary community

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[0:24] No ordinary university

[0:26] For those who want to grow their thinking

[0:29] Welcome to Bangor University

[0:32] The place to

[0:33] think, create, imagine, explore, achieve, experience

[0:37] Discover the extraordinary

[0:41] Since 1884.


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Find the right course for you

Our teaching is of the highest standard and our research is world leading. 

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Discover Bangor

At Bangor, you'll find excellent teaching a welcoming community and one of the best overall student experiences in the UK. We're surrounded by nature but we're well connected to major towns and cities. 

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Take a look around and find out more about what Bangor University has to offer and what our current students have to say.

Open Days

Join us on one of our Open Days to learn more about Bangor University and ask any questions you may have. 

World-Leading Research

Our cutting-edge research informs our teaching and helps advance our collective understanding of the world around us.

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