News: November 2019
In order to support Welsh government policies on leasehold in Wales, researchers are seeking people who have a residential long lease, as part of their home ownership or mortgage, to complete an online questionnaire about their experiences and understanding of leasehold.
Publication date: 29 November 2019
Accessing health care is challenging for Deaf people – but the best solution isn’t ‘one-size-fits-all’
For many of us, a visit to the doctor’s office can be wrought with anxiety. A persistent cough that won’t go away or an ailment we hope is nothing serious can make GP visits emotionally difficult. Now imagine that you can’t phone the doctor to make an appointment, you don’t understand what your doctor just said, or you don’t know what the medication you’ve been prescribed is for. These are all situations that many Deaf people face when accessing health care services.
Publication date: 28 November 2019
If you would like to apply to go abroad in the 2020/21 academic year, please be reminded that the application deadline is 10December 2019.
Publication date: 26 November 2019
By Dr Danial Hemmings and Professor Aziz Jaafar
Companies looking to list their shares on public stock exchanges used to have to conduct an Initial Public Offering (IPO) – not so now in the age of the ‘SPAC’. Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are listed shell companies, formed usually by private equity firms, who seek to use investors’ capital to acquire an unlisted company. The acquired company (i.e. the ‘target’) inherits the SPAC’s listed status without having to conduct an IPO. Crucially, the target company is undetermined at the time the SPAC is created – therefore investors will have no idea in which company they are eventually investing in! If they don’t agree with the proposed deal, however, they can as shareholders vote to reject it, and have their investment returned.
Publication date: 25 November 2019
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Publication date: 22 November 2019
The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation visits Bangor University.
Publication date: 21 November 2019
In November Bangor University visited Trinidad and Tobago developing a new relationship for providing post-graduate Banking and Finance education, through the Chartered Banker MBA programme.
Publication date: 21 November 2019
Publication date: 14 November 2019
Bangor University and North Wales Police are delighted to announce their collaboration on the Police Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) developed by the College of Policing.
Bangor University entered a competitive commissioning process and was successful in applying for the contract with North Wales Police based on its commitment to excellent teaching and its track record in relation to teaching and research in policing.
Publication date: 13 November 2019
As The Crown returns for Season 3 on Netflix this month, fans will see a north Wales town transformed back into the sixties. Dr Euryn Roberts, Lecturer in Medieval History and Welsh History at Bangor University explains how Season 3 will feature real-life events of the British Royal Family between 1964 and 1977.
Publication date: 7 November 2019
An exhibition illustrating Bangor’s Jewish history is travelling to Cardiff.
Titled A Jewish History of Bangor, the exhibition celebrates the presence of Jews in Bangor from medieval times to the Second World War (and beyond).
Publication date: 6 November 2019