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British Education Award Shortlist for Mark

Mark Barrow, who graduated from Bangor University earlier this year, has been nominated for a British Education Award (BEA). These Awards promote excellence in British education and celebrate individuals who have excelled within the UK education system.

Publication date: 7 December 2018

Addressing Food Poverty

Three members of staff at Bangor University attended the inaugural meeting of The North Wales Food Poverty Alliance (NWFPA) in The OpTIC Centre St Asaph recently. 

The North Wales Food Poverty Alliance NWFP is a round table of multi-sector organisations chaired by Flintshire County Council, which aims to address the multiple challenges of food poverty in North Wales.

Publication date: 7 December 2018

A burst of creativity – six books published in three months!

Between September and November this year, staff and students at the School of Welsh have had a total of six books published – novels, short story collections and a volume of poetry – adding to the School’s long-established reputation in the field of creative writing.

Publication date: 6 December 2018

School Celebrates The Festival of Social Sciences

The School would like to congratulate all staff and students who were involved in this year’s ESRC Festival OF Social Sciences.

Publication date: 28 November 2018

School Celebrates Black History Month

The School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences are proud to support Race Council Cymru’s Icons of Black Wales. The project seeks to celebrate diversity by publicising the achievements and contributions of Black people to local and national history and culture.

Publication date: 28 November 2018

Poetry pamphlet shortlisting

A poetry pamphlet by Carol Rumens, Professor of Creatiive Writing, launched at Pontio this Spring, has been shortlisted for the Michael Marks Award for the best poetry pamphlet published between September 2017 and September 2018.

Publication date: 26 November 2018

BBS students attend business leaders’ event in London


Two top performing Accounting and Finance students, Raja Asad and Rebecca Molloy, recently attended an exclusive Future Leaders’ Luncheon, hosted by CPA Australia at the Sofitel London St James. The lunch was a platform for connecting business leaders and young leaders of the future and they were joined by international business leaders from Huawei Technologies, State Street, Bank ABC and Adstream.  Dr Annika Beelitz, Lecturer in Accounting at Bangor Business School accompanied the students to the event.

Publication date: 21 November 2018

Professor William Tydeman (1935- 2018)

Professor Bill Tydeman, who has died at the age of 83, joined the English Department at what was then the University College of North Wales in 1961.

Publication date: 15 November 2018

Bangor researchers mark First World War Centenary

Tim Jones, one of our Archaeology MA students, has recently filmed a short documentary for Sky News. 

Publication date: 14 November 2018

Prince Charles: the conventions that will stop him from meddling as King

Categorised by some as a “meddler”, for decades constitutional lawyers have debated whether Prince Charles will be a reformist when he succeeds the Queen. Specifically, his “spider memos” to government ministers – which evidence his views on political issues such as climate change – have been used as an indication that he would not be “politically neutral”, and would reformulate the relationship between the Crown and parliament.

This article by Stephen Clear Lecturer in Constitutional and Administrative Law, and Public Procurement at the School of Law is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 13 November 2018

Bangor Business School in the Bahamas

Publication date: 7 November 2018

Four Bangor University students compose 100 poems in 24 hours

On this year’s National Poetry Day, four Bangor University students took up Literature Wales’ annual challenge to compose 100 original poems in 24 hours.

Publication date: 5 October 2018