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£100 prizes awarded to the top undergraduates of 2014

Over 300 undergraduate students graduated from Bangor Business School on Wednesday, 16th July.

A number of £100 prizes were awarded to some of the best performing graduates of 2014

Publication date: 16 July 2014

11th International Accounting & Finance Doctoral Symposium (IAFDS)

Publication date: 29 June 2018

125 Anniversary PhD Studentships


The School of Linguistics at Bangor University seeks applications from well-qualified students to undertake a fully-funded PhD by research.

Publication date: 20 February 2012

130 students receive free Commercial Awareness training from BPP

A record-breaking 130 students from Bangor Law School signed up for BPP’s Certificate of Commercial Awareness programme, offered free to Bangor students for the fourth consecutive year.

Publication date: 8 November 2012

£1.8m funding for large-scale online resource of contemporary Welsh language

As a leading authority on Welsh language technologies, Bangor University will be participating in a multi-institution project to develop the first mass corpus to capture and inform the past, present and future use of the Welsh language.

Publication date: 13 October 2015

2001 comes to Bangor

The Centre for Film, Television and Screen Studies at Bangor University will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the legendary movie, 2001: A Space Odyssey in Pontio on Saturday 16th June 2018.

Publication date: 3 May 2018

2012 edition of Bangor Law School Journal now available online

The 2012 edition of the Bangor Law School Journal is now available online, packed with some of the biggest news from the 2011-2012 session.

Publication date: 7 August 2012

2016-17 Translation in Context Annual Lecture: An Introduction to the Study of Wikipedia Translation

This year’s Annual Lecture in Translation, organised by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, was delivered by Dr. Mark Shuttleworth from University College London (UCL).

Publication date: 7 December 2016

2018 must be the year that we reimagine judicial diversity

This article by Stephen Clear, Lecturer in LawBangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Shortly before his retirement at the end of 2016, the then supreme court President, Lord Neuberger, stated that “the higher echelons of the judiciary in the UK suffer from a marked lack of diversity and … the supreme court does not score at all well”.

In a year where equality has been more at the forefront of the public consciousness than ever before, one would hope that this stark commentary from Britain’s top judge would have sparked some change. And yet, more than a year later, little progress has been made.

Publication date: 3 January 2018

£30 million investment in Combined Food and Power facilities in Wales announced.

Orthios Eco Parks Limited and Bangor University have today announced the agreement to work towards the creation of a Combined Food and Power (CFP) Centre of Excellence.

Publication date: 23 October 2015

£3.2m Tendering Project Prepares for Launch

Small businesses and charities in Wales and Ireland will be in a stronger position to compete for public sector contracts thanks to a £3.2 million Bangor University-led project launched this week.

Publication date: 20 June 2011

4th International IFABS Conference on Rethinking Banking and Finance: Money, Markets and Models

Bangor Business School’s Professor Shahid Ebrahim and Dr Thanos Verousis are organising special sessions at the 4th International IFABS (International Finance and Banking Society) Conference on Rethinking Banking and Finance, which takes place in Valencia in June.

Publication date: 30 April 2012

50 years on: welcoming some of the first graduates back to Bangor

As it celebrates its 50th year, the School of Social Sciences was honoured recently to be able to welcome back three of its very first students.

Eryl Davies, Les Jones and David Simmonds joined the School – then known as the Department of Social Theory and Institutions – in 1966, its year of inception. They were amongst the very first cohort to graduate from Bangor with a degree in the Social Sciences. 

Publication date: 1 December 2016

A Bangor University lecturer is releasing two CDs

Dr Xenia Pestova, from the School of Music, is releasing two new CDs in October and November. "John Cage: works for two keyboards, volume 1" will be available on Naxos Records while "Shadow Piano", her debut solo album, is scheduled for release on Innova Records.

Publication date: 10 October 2013

A Bangor University postgraduate student has recently signed a deal to write a biography of a Punk band

Joe Shooman, 41, from Oswestry, has just signed a deal to write a biography of US Pop-punk band All Time Low. The 75,000 word book will be out on Music Press Limited in the UK in spring/summer 2016.

Publication date: 9 November 2015

A bold experiment in intergenerational care

Experts from Bangor University including Professor Bob Woods an international expert in psychosocial approaches worked with the Darlun production company to create a new programme, Hen Blant Bach, to be broadcast on 28 December. The programme is a new factual format for S4C, developed in partnership with Sony Pictures Television. It brings two unlikely generations together to share their day care in a centre for older people in North Wales.

Publication date: 22 December 2016

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

Academic career beckons Emma

A local Bangor University student is well on her way to a career in academia after receiving her postgraduate degree at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Ysgol Tryfan pupil, Emma Sara Hughes, 22, from Bangor graduated with a MRes Management with Accounting degree from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Academics from MARA University of Technology visit Bangor Business School

Bangor Business School recently hosted a visit from two academics of the Faculty of Accountancy, MARA University of Technology, Malaysia. MARA University is the largest university in Malaysia with a student population of 200,000.

Publication date: 24 January 2017

Accessing health care is challenging for Deaf people – but the best solution isn’t ‘one-size-fits-all’

This article by Dr Christopher Shank, Lecturer in Linguistics and Anouschka Foltz, University of Graz was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

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

Acclaimed Welsh Drama Society to be relaunched

Postgraduate students at the School of Welsh intend to re-launch an old Society, Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg (The Welsh Drama Society), established in Bangor in 1923 under the guidance of no less an eminence than the poet R.Williams Parry.

Publication date: 8 October 2012

Accounting lecturer delivers research-based workshop to HMRC senior officials

Sara Closs-Davies, Lecturer in Accounting for Bangor Business School and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, recently delivered a workshop based upon her own research to senior tax officials from HMRC.

Publication date: 1 February 2017

A Celebration of Arthurian Studies at Bangor University

Bangor University can now boast the largest collection of Arthurian books in Wales and the north of England, following an agreement with Flintshire County Council, who have donated a rare and valuable Arthurian Collection to the University’s Library and Archives.

Publication date: 10 April 2015

A Celebration of Welsh and Chinese literature

Welsh and Chinese authors, poets, translators, academics and publishers came together at Bangor University recently to celebrate a sharing of literature between the two countries, in an event organised by Yan Ying of Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages and Sioned Puw Rowlands of the Wales Literature Exchange.

Publication date: 16 May 2014

A Conversation with Wil Aaron

Publication date: 11 January 2019

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 Degree and an Award for Toghrul

Bangor University student will be celebrating this week by graduating with a first class Master’s degree and also winning an award for his hard work. Toghrul Sharifzade, 22, from Baku, Azerbaijan is graduating this week with an MSc in International Finance from Bangor Business School as well as receiving the award for Best Performance in Banking and Finance.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Ad industry may gripe about adblockers, but they broke the contract – not us

The latest version of Apple’s operating system for phones and tablets, iOS9, allows the installation of adblocking software that removes advertising, analytics and tracking within Apple’s Safari browser. While Apple’s smartphone market share is only around 14% worldwide, this has prompted another outpouring from the mobile and web advertising industry on the effects of adblockers, and discussion as to whether a “free” web can exist without adverts.

This article  by Andrew McStaySenior Lecturer in Media Culture, at the School of Creative Studies & Media was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

Publication date: 29 September 2015

Adiós Bangor, Hola Seville

A Bangor University student who has set her sights on running her own language school in Spain is a step closer to realising her dream after graduating this week. Elise Davies, 22, from Bristol graduated with a BA honours degree in French and Spanish after four years of “endless opportunities and experiences.”

Publication date: 12 July 2016

Administrative justice affects us all- now is the time to give it some more thought

You may never have considered administrative justice, but it affects each one of us- and a large amount of it is devolved in Wales. This means that we have access to specific bodies to seek redress if we’re unhappy about the service we’ve received in a wide range of settings.

Sarah Nason, a Law Lecturer at Bangor University has just published a report which reviews where we are and asks where next for administrative justice in Wales by  bringing together the administrative decisions already devolved to Wales and making recommendations for the future.

Publication date: 13 December 2018

Administrative justice can make countries fairer and more equal – if it is implemented properly

There is a little known, but hugely important, justice system which impacts everyone’s life – administrative justice. Made up of various different bodies (including courts, tribunals, complaint handlers and more), it is concerned with the laws surrounding decision-making and dispute resolution of public bodies. In many countries, it deals with more cases than criminal or private civil justice.

This article by Sarah Nason, Lecturer in Administrative Law and Jurisprudence, Bangor University is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 13 December 2018

Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives

From planning law to social care and beyond, the law has an impact on all our daily lives. With further devolution and changes to the law in those fields in Wales, Bangor Law School are proud to announce a conference on ‘Administrative Justice in Wales and Comparative Perspectives’ on 10th September 2015 at Bangor University.

Publication date: 3 September 2015

Advertisers ‘must do more’ to tackle fake news

Advertisers should be encouraged to take more of a leading role in tackling fake news, according to two Bangor University lecturers.

Publication date: 2 May 2017

A fantastic opportunity for A-level students in Welsh

A three-day Course for students of Welsh as a Second Language (16-18 November) and Welsh as First Language (18-20 November)

Publication date: 16 September 2015

A fantastic opportunity for A-level students in Welsh

A three-day Course for students of Welsh as a Second Language (16-18 November) and Welsh as First Language (18-20 November)

Publication date: 7 October 2015

A first class degree for Llŷn student

After an incredible three years, a former Coleg Meirion-Dwyfor student will receive a first class degree during the celebratory graduation ceremonies at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

After years in the undergrowth, English nationalism is up and prowling - and voting Leave

In this article originally published in Discover Society, Dr Robin Mann, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, and Professor Steve Fenton, University of Bristol, explore how voting ‘Leave’ in the EU referendum was driven by the rise of a resentful English nationalism.

Publication date: 16 June 2017

A great year for signed languages in film – and what we can learn from it

Looking back at the films released in 2017, and those honoured at the Oscars, it is quite remarkable to note the prominence of signed languages. Three lms in particular stand out for their sensitive portrayals of signed languages as bona fide languages: Baby Driver, The Shape of Water and The Silent Child. Two of these films, Baby Driver and The Silent Child, also make an important contribution – both onscreen and off – towards recognising and respecting Deaf culture, identity, and community; they both have Deaf actors playing characters that demonstrate the importance of signed languages in their everyday lives.

This article by Dr Sara Louise Wheeler, Lecturer in Social Policy (Welsh medium) at the School of Social Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 26 March 2018

A Hat Trick for Bangor at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod 2018

Following a weekend of competition, Bangor University were victorious at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod 2018, winning for a third time in a row.

Publication date: 12 March 2018

A History Festival comes to town

Leading historians David Starkey, Lucy Worsley, David Olusoga and Trevor Fishlock seen regularly on our TV screens will be joining experts from Bangor University and across the UK to participate in the first History Festival being held in Bangor on 25th & 26th October 2019.

Publication date: 23 September 2019

AHRC Doctoral Studentship in Music

The School of Music at Bangor University is pleased to offer an AHRC-funded studentship for a PhD study in music, starting in September 2013. The scholarship consists of Home/EU fees + a tax-free maintenance grant at the current RCUK rate (currently £13590).

Publication date: 4 April 2013

AHRC PhD Studentship in Archaeology

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for an AHRC PhD Studentship in Archaeology beginning on 1st October 2012. 

Publication date: 15 March 2012

AHRC PhD Studentship in Translation Studies

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for an AHRC PhD Studentship in Translation Studies beginning on 1st October 2012.

Publication date: 14 March 2012

AHRC PhD Studentship - Literary Conceptions of Wales in Europe: 1750-2010.

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for an AHRC PhD Studentship as part of the AHRC-funded collaborative project ‘European Travellers to Wales 1750-2010’, involving Bangor University, Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies and Swansea University.

Publication date: 21 February 2013

Alaska Climbing Challenge for Bangor Students

Two Bangor University students could be the youngest pair ever to climb the classic Cassin Ridge on Denali’s South Face in Alaska.

Publication date: 23 August 2012

A life in Labour Politics: Kim Howells in conversation

Former MP and member of Tony Blair’s Labour cabinet, Dr Kim Howells will be in conversation at Bangor University on Thursday 23 February.

The third annual Professor Duncan Tanner Annual Memorial Seminar and Debate, which starts at 5.30 in Terrace Room 3 at the University’s Main Arts Building, promises an interesting evening of insights from Kim Howells, former Member of Parliament (MP) for Pontypridd, who held a number of ministerial positions within the Blair and Brown governments.

Kim Howells will be in conversation with Professor Andrew Edwards, Labour historian and Dean of Arts & Humanitries at Bangor University.

Publication date: 14 February 2017

All aboard for a train ticket to bring Europe together again

In many countries, turning 18 marks the transition into adulthood. With it comes the delights and difficulties of all new rights and responsibilities, from voting to drinking alcohol. Now, there’s talk that it could also be the beginning of an international adventure.

Publication date: 19 April 2017

All of Stanley Kubrick’s films were Jewish author finds

Jewishness threads through all of legendary director Stanley Kubrick’s films, a new book finds. Kubrick, who died almost twenty years ago, was famously silent on the meaning of his films. But a new study, Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual by Bangor University professor, Nathan Abrams, shows how it underpinned every film he made.

Publication date: 1 March 2018

Alumnus Kate secures pupillage at Barristers’ Chambers

A Law School alumnus has been offered a pupillage at a Nottingham-based Barristers’ Chambers.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Alys Conran Named 2019-2020 Creative Wales Hay Festival International Fellow

HAY FESTIVAL MEDIA RELEASE

Novelist Alys Conran from North Wales has been named recipient of the Cymrawd Rhyngwladol Cymru Greadigol Gwyl y Gelli / Hay Festival Creative Wales International Fellowship for 2019-2020.  

Publication date: 3 July 2019

A man of many words: a film profile of poet Gwyn Thomas

Welsh poet Gwyn Thomas is so much more than just a poet. He's an academic, a writer, an expert on Welsh myths and legends, a screenwriter, a prolific author who appeals to all ages, a husband – father – and grandfather, a friend, a true Welshman, who's also proud of his deep roots in his beloved Blaenau Ffestiniog, and above all else, a gentleman.

S4C will take an exclusive look at his life on Tuesday, 1 March in Gwyn Thomas: Gŵr Geiriau. On St David's Day, we'll celebrate a career which has contributed so profoundly to Welsh culture, and follow Gwyn Thomas as he asks where poetic and creative inspiration comes from.

Publication date: 29 February 2016

Ambidexterity – the next phase of leadership?

The golden age of stability and predictability that was the third quarter of the 20th century has abruptly drawn to a close, succeeded by a period of heightened uncertainty referred to as the new age of uncertainty. This new age is characterised by a fast-paced, technology driven and ever-competitive business environment where innovation has become an essential strategy vital to firm performance, growth and survival (Bagheri, Mitchelmore, Bamiatzi and Nikolopoulos, 2018). Leadership and innovation as a result have become critical concepts in academic research...

Publication date: 31 October 2019

American media student receives PhD

An American study abroad student who fell in love with north Wales received her PhD at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

A musical celebration of International Women’s Day

Bangor University’s School of Music and the Bangor Music Festival will be helping to celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March with the broadcast on BBC Radio 3 of a concert of orchestral music by five female Welsh composers.

One of the composers featured is Mared Emlyn, from Eglwysbach in the Conwy Valley, who completed a PhD in Music at Bangor University two years ago. Her piece, Porthor, was inspired by the beach of that name on the Llŷn Peninsula. Known in English as ‘Whistling Sands’, the beach is famous for the singing sound produced by walking on its sands.

Publication date: 7 March 2016

Amy's Adventures in France

A Bangor University student’s international experience should help her with the next step in her career.

Last year Amy Mason, 21, from Merthyr Tydfil, worked in two schools as an English teacher for a year, in a town called Boulogne Billancourt on the outskirts of Paris.

Publication date: 4 February 2014

An award and a degree for Bala student

After an incredible three years, a former Ysgol Y Berwyn, Bala pupil will receive a first class degree during the celebratory graduation ceremonies at Bangor University this week. Not only will Anna Prysor Jones, 20, from Arenig, Bala graduate with BA Welsh and Welsh History degree, but she will also receive the Blanche Elwy Hughes Prize of £100.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Andra turns criminal investigator on summer internship

A second-year Bangor Law student completed an eye-opening work placement over the summer.

Andra Filimon returned to her home country of Romania to undertake a six-week internship with the Homicide Department of the General Directorate of Police of the Bucharest Municipality.

Publication date: 19 November 2013

An Evening in Conversation with writer Guto Dafydd

On Wednesday, 26 October at 6.00 o’clock in PL2 in Pontio, Guto Dafydd will be discussing his award-winning nofel, Ymbelydredd. The novel was awarded the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize in this year’s National Eisteddfod and highly praised by the adjudicators. A graduate of the School of Welsh, Guto will be in conversation with his former lecturer, Professor Angharad Price, who is herself a successful novelist. The evening is hosted by Bangor University’s School of Welsh and entry is free – tickets are obtainable from Pontio box office.

This event will be through the medium of Welsh.

Publication date: 19 October 2016

An evening with Jackie Kay MBE - renowned novelist and poet

Jackie Kay, one of Britain’s most versatile writers, will be visiting Bangor University in March.

Publication date: 13 February 2013

An exhibition, map and app uncovers Bangor’s Jewish history

A Bangor University Professor is to launch an exhibition, map and app about the Jewish history of Bangor. 

Titled A Jewish History of Bangor,  the new exhibition and map celebrate the presence of Jews in Bangor from medieval times to the Second World War (and beyond).

Publication date: 6 March 2019

Anglesey schoolchildren create 'underwater symphony' for Bangor New Music Festival

The water music premiere will one of the highlights of the festival which also features renowned violinist Madeleine Mitchell

Publication date: 4 March 2014

Anglesey’s Standing stones take a leap into the digital age

Anglesey’s standing stones are set to be the subject for an exciting new 3D visual information database thanks to a computer scientist at Bangor University.

Publication date: 19 February 2014

Anglesey student lands Translation job before graduating

An Anglesey student has begun a full-time post as a Translator for the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board at Ysbyty Gwynedd before graduating!

Publication date: 17 July 2017

An important talk on the Holocaust

Thursday evening, 1 February 2018, Dr David Tollerton of Exeter University gave a talk on ‘Holocaust memory and the religious-secular landscape of contemporary Britain’ as part of the School of History and Archaeology seminar series in conjunction with the School of Philosophy and Religion. 

Publication date: 9 February 2018

'An insight into the processes of World Renowned German Theatre Director, Thomas Ostermeier'

After a short residency at Edinburgh back in August this year (2016) 12 Directors across the UK were selected to spend time with the Artistic Director of Schaubühne Theatre Berlin, Thomas Ostermeier, to research and question European methodology and directing processes in practice.

Publication date: 4 November 2016

An introduction to work placement and volunteering opportunities at Penrhyn Castle

Publication date: 22 February 2017

An Irish Visit

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Anniversary Research Bursaries

The School of Social Sciences is offering 5 Anniversary Research Bursaries worth £7,000 each.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

Anniversary Research Scholarship - Doctoral Studentship in Linguistics: Bilingualism

The School of Linguistics and English Language at Bangor University is pleased to offer a fully funded studentship for a PhD study in bilingualism, starting in September 2013, on a project entitled “Is ‘reversed diglossia’ coming to Wales?  Investigating the linguistic habits of adolescents in Wales and beyond.”  The studentship covers all fees for three years and provide an annual stipend of £13,900 plus an annual research allowance of up to £1,500.

Publication date: 22 May 2013

Anniversary Research Scholarship - Fully-funded PhD in Literary Modernism/Modernity

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for a fully-funded PhD Studentship in literary registrations of modernity and/or modernism.

Publication date: 22 May 2013

Anniversary Research Scholarship - Paternalism, Patronage and Power: The Pennant family of Penrhyn Castle, c.1760-1907

Paternalism, Patronage and Power: The Pennant family of Penrhyn Castle, c.1760-1907

Applications are invited by the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities at Bangor University for a PhD Anniversary Research Studentship to begin in September 2013. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Lead Supervisor, Dr Lowri Ann Rees (Lecturer in Modern History), and in close contact with the supervisor team, Professor Huw Pryce (Professor of Welsh History) and Dr Peter Shapely (Senior Lecturer in Modern History).

Publication date: 22 May 2013

An opportunity to hear about the history of an influential student Society

A former member presents the illustrious history of Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg.

Following the re-founding of Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg, (the Welsh Drama Society) in 2012 and the success of its first full year of performances and workshops, the Society has invited one of its former members to give a talk on its interesting and influential history.

Publication date: 21 October 2014

Another novel on the way – thanks to inspiration from the School

Ruth Richards from Anglesey is preparing to launch her third volume of prose thanks to the School of Welsh at Bangor University.

Publication date: 20 March 2018

Another successful cohort graduates from Bangor’s Legal English Summer School

Bangor University Law School has welcomed yet another batch of Chinese students from China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL) and Renmin University for its annual Legal English Summer School.

Publication date: 26 August 2014

Another successful Completion Workshop for Bangor's PhD students

Following the success of the first PhD Completion Workshop in September 2011, Bangor Law School held the second Completion Workshop for advanced PhD students on Friday 23 March 2012.

Publication date: 2 April 2012

Anthill 23: Bursting the Bitcoin bubble

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management, at the Bangor Business School was interview for this article, which was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 15 March 2018

A postgraduate student from Bangor University has been nominated for an award at the Carmarthen Bay Film Festival

Lester Hughes, from Pwllheli, is a mature student and a father of two and has just started a PhD in Film. His short 12 minute film, Waves, Taid & Time, has been nominated in the Experimental category at the festival. The winners will be announced at the festival, in Llanelli, between the 8th-12th of April.

Publication date: 21 March 2013

Applications invited for PhD Fellowships in Social Care

The All-Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration Academy (ASCCA) is pleased to announce funding for a number of PhD Fellowships in Social Care to commence in 2014. Applications are invited from eligible social care practitioners, managers and educators for up to 9 ASCCA funded fellowships.

Publication date: 23 August 2013

Applications sought for fully-funded research Masters Studentships

Eligible candidates are invited to apply for a full-funded Masters by Research role at the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University.

Publication date: 2 October 2013

Applied Research in Criminology: undergraduate student internship won for the fourth year

Criminology student Catherine Suddaby will support a research group led by Professor Stefan Machura studying perceptions of crime among students and police officers, having secured a paid internship through Bangor University.

Publication date: 6 February 2017

Applying GRADE-CERQual to qualitative evidence synthesis findings - A new series of papers

A series of papers published in Implementation Science this week provides guidance on how to apply the GRADE-CERQual approach. CERQual helps assess how much confidence to place in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses.

Publication date: 25 January 2018

Applying to Bangor was a First-Class decision for Rebecca

Scrolling through her social media feed, Rebecca Holian, saw a life changing post that enabled her dream to come true.

Publication date: 19 July 2019

Apply now for an ESRC PhD studentship in Financial Economics

Bangor Business School, supported by the ESRC Doctoral Training Centre for Wales, is offering a fully funded +3 (a three year PhD) ESRC Doctoral Training Studentship in the area of Financial Economics starting in September 2015.

Publication date: 28 January 2015

A public lecture not to be missed: “Research for Business and the Business of Research”

George Buckley, Deutsche Bank's Chief UK Economist and a Bangor graduate, is usually to be found giving interviews to radio, television and the national press. A Bangor Business School graduate himself, George now brings his personal experience and thoughts on the role of research for business, the value of university education and employability, to the George Building at Bangor University.

Publication date: 26 April 2012

Archaeological ‘dig’ opens to the public for British Festival of Archaeology

Members of the public are being invited to visit an archaeological excavation of a settlement unique to North West Wales, near Rhiw on the Llŷn peninsula this week-end (15-16 July).

Led by Prof Raimund Karl, Dr Kate Waddington, and Katharina Möller of Bangor University’s School of History and Archaeology, archaeologists, students and volunteers have been excavating ‘The Meillionydd Project’ (http://meillionydd.bangor.ac.uk/) since 2010, and are taking part the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of Archaeology (www.archaeologyfestival.org.uk).

Publication date: 11 July 2017

Archaeologists at Bangor Science Festival

Join us at the Hidden Worlds Exhibition during Bangor University’s Science Festival

Publication date: 12 March 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury honours Bangor Professor

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams has announced the award of the degree of Doctor of Music to Professor John Harper, a research professor in music at Bangor University. The Archbishop writes that the award recognises Professor Harper’s ‘distinguished contribution to the development and appreciation of church music as a scholar, administrator, teacher and composer, and to a greater understanding of the relationship between music and the liturgy of the church.’

Publication date: 9 November 2010

Are the Amazon fires a crime against humanity?

Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have jumped 84% during President Jair Bolsonaro’s first year in office and in July 2019 alone, an area of rainforest the size of Manhattan was lost every day. The Amazon fires may seem beyond human control, but they’re not beyond human culpability.

This article by Tara Smith, Lecturer in Law, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 17 September 2019

Are you sharing your living room with others?

How would you feel if advertisers could see what you were doing and target adverts to suit your activity level or even your mood?

It’s not as futuristic as it sounds.

Publication date: 31 January 2014

Argentina’s lessons for Greece: Professor John Thornton participates in BBC World Service panel

Professor John Thornton, Head of Bangor Business School and Professor of Economics, recently participated in a BBC panel radio discussion on the Greek economic crisis.

Publication date: 3 July 2015

Around the world in 80 payments – global moves to a cashless economy

This article by Bernardo Batiz-LazoBangor UniversityLeonidas EfthymiouIntercollege Larnaca, and Sophia Michael,Intercollege Larnaca was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Ever since computers were first introduced into the retail banking system in the late 1950s, there has been the vision of a future world where cash is obsolete. The near death of personal cheques, increase in debit and credit card use, and innovations such as PayPal, Square, Apple Pay and Bitcoin, have led us to believe the cashless society is well within our reach.

Publication date: 11 January 2016

Arthurian Legends take academic home

An academic who fell in love with Arthurian literature while an undergraduate student in Romania is returning to her homeland to present her latest research at an international conference of Arthurian experts from around the world.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Arthurian Place Names in Wales: Book Launch

Publication date: 16 May 2017

Arthur’s Camelot – Is the search finally over?

The quest to find King Arthur’s Camelot has puzzled and intrigued scholars and fans for a thousand years. Now, the search may finally be over.

 

Peter Field, Emeritus Professor in English Literature at Bangor University, has uncovered what he believes to be the location of Arthur’s Camelot.  In a discovery that will be of interest to archaeologists, historians, literary scholars, and Arthurian fans around the world, Professor Field will reveal the location of Camelot during his Shankland Lecture, ‘Searching for Camelot’, at Bangor University on 14 December.

Publication date: 14 December 2016

Arthur’s Camelot – possible location is revealed

The quest to find King Arthur’s Camelot has puzzled and intrigued scholars and fans for a thousand years. Now, the search may finally be over.  

A retired Bangor University English Literature Professor has revealed what he believes to be the location of Arthur’s Camelot- and it turns out to be a small Roman fort at Slack, outside Hebden Bridge in west Yorkshire.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

'Arthur: the King that Never Left Us'

Bangor University is celebrating Arthurian Studies at the University by holding a public lecture and exhibition of rare books focusing on this area of study.  Both events mark a donation by Flintshire County Council of a major Arthurian book collection to Bangor University Library and Archives.

Publication date: 31 March 2015

Article published in ‘Aeon’ magazine

An article by Prof. Vyv Evans has been published in the popular science magazine, Aeon. The article ‘Real Talk’, based on Prof. Evans’ recent book, ‘The Language Myth’ can be read at http://aeon.co/magazine/culture/there-is-no-language-instinct/.

Publication date: 5 December 2014

Article short-listed for the Western Mail’s ‘The most important object in Welsh History’ competition

An article written by Nia Powell, Lecturer in Welsh History, is short-listed for the Western Mail’s  ‘The most important object in Welsh History’ competition.

Publication date: 4 June 2013

Artist Film Maker in Residence

Publication date: 8 January 2013

Artists and architects think differently compared to other people

Architects, painters and sculptors conceive of spaces in different ways from other people and from each other, finds a new study by University College London and Bangor University researchers.

When asked to talk about images of places, painters are more likely to describe the depicted space as a two-dimensional image, while architects are more likely to focus on paths and the boundaries of the space.

Publication date: 28 June 2017

Artists and architects think differently to everyone else – you only have to hear them talk

How often have you thought that somebody talks just like an accountant, or a lawyer, or a teacher? In the case of artists, this goes a long way back. Artists have long been seen as unusual – 

people with a different way of perceiving reality. Famously, the French architect Le Corbusier argued in 1946 that painters, sculptors and architects are equipped with a “feeling of space” in a very fundamental sense.

This article by Thora Tenbrink, Reader in Cognitive Linguistics, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 11 July 2017

As cash becomes quaint, are ATMs on path to obsolescence?

An article by Bernardo Batiz-Lazo Professor of Business History and Bank Management at Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation

 

Before the advent of the internet, the greatest gain in customer convenience within retail banking came from the creation of automated teller machines (ATMs).

ATMs led to significant advances in how customers access financial services because – coupled with the direct deposit – they freed workers from so many routine tasks. No more depositing a paycheck in person, inquiring about balances or paying utilities solely during banking hours. ATMs enabled impromptu dinners and last-minute shopping over the weekend.

Publication date: 16 June 2015

A shared bond of success – mother and daughter graduate

One family’s link with the PJ Hall stage will continue this year, as a mother and daughter from Garndolbenmaen graduate during the week and in doing so, follow in the footsteps of the eldest daughter and sister who graduated from the University in 2016.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Aspiring solicitor overcomes disability to graduate with Law degree

A Bangor University law student graduated this week after three years of ‘hard graft’ and coping with an eye disability.

Christian Bolton-Edenborough, 22, from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire graduated with an LLB Law degree and feels grateful for all the support he has had from his parents during a very difficult second year of his degree.


Publication date: 11 July 2016

A ‘Standing Ovation’: Drama Skills for Mooting Students

First year undergraduate Legal Skills students received a lecture with a difference as the Just Some Theatre Company visited Bangor Law School to deliver some expert confidence building and presentation skills workshops.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

A study tour to the heart of the European Union

Students from Bangor University’s Business and Law Schools visited some of the key institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe in Brussels (Belgium), Luxembourg and Strasbourg (France) last week.

Publication date: 24 November 2017

A tale of two nations: why the Scottish nationalists outperformed Plaid Cymru

Originally published on The Conversation by Dr Mari Wiliam, Lecturer in Modern and Welsh History and Dr Andrew Edwards, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Senior Lecturer in Modern History. Read the original article.

Imagine the post-apocalyptic scenario, where the Welsh rugby team is thrashed 56-3 by Scotland. Amidst the doomsday spectre of an empty Millennium Stadium would be calls for the coach to be sacked, the team dismantled and the tactics radically overhauled.

Publication date: 19 May 2015

A Taste Of Language

Routes Cymru’s Language Feast 2019 was hosted by Bangor University recently, and run with the support of several Student Language Ambassadors from the university and a group of year 8 Pupil Language Ambassadors from Ysgol Friars. Four primary schools from the north Wales area took part in the event (Ysgol Sarn Bach, St. Brigid’s School, Ysgol Abererch and Ysgol Tudweiliog) and seventy-four pupils from years five and six feasted themselves of the activities on offer throughout the day.

Publication date: 18 July 2019

A taxing time ahead of Business graduate Ross

When Ross Starkie, from Poynton, was preparing to apply to university, he had a very specific career in mind: accounting.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

A triumphant return to the Telders competition for Bangor

For the second year running, Bangor Law School is celebrating success in a world-famous mooting competition.

Last year, a team from Bangor became the first ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court competition, finishing 17th overall. This year’s team managed to go one step further and finish in 16th place.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Auf Wiedersehen Rebecca

A modern languages student graduates from Bangor University this week and will soon be heading to Zurich to teach English.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Au revoir to prizewinning Bangor University languages graduate

The last four years have “gone too quickly” says one Bangor University student graduating this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Austrians are interested in archaeology

As Austria prepares to change the way archaeology is handled, by ratifying the European Convention for the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage (revised), the European framework for national policies and practices of protecting the archaeological heritage, more than 20 years after it came into force  in most of the European Union, Professor Raimund Karl, a leading a leading expert on public engagement and participation in archaeology, has been working with the Austrian government to research Austrian attitudes to archaeology.

Publication date: 1 September 2014

Author credits Bangor for his success

A successful Bangor University alumnus who became a journalist and an author, is looking forward to completing his next two books.

Publication date: 11 November 2015

Awarding academic excellence

We would like to congratulate two of our second year students who have recently received awards for the outstanding work they have produced over the last twelve months. 

Publication date: 10 November 2017

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

Award winning film director Danny Boyle talks about his ‘wonderful time’ at Bangor University

Academy Award winning director Danny Boyle, who graduated with a degree in English and Drama from Bangor in 1978, discussed the fact that he remembers his time at Bangor with great fondness, during an interview with BBC Radio Wales programme Good Evening Wales recently.

Publication date: 3 November 2015

Award Winning month for History

Three members of staff from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology were invited to attend the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA) on April 30th in PJ Hall, as they had been short-listed in two of the prestigious categories.

Publication date: 12 May 2014

Award-winning SMLC staff!

The recent Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards turned out to be a night to remember for the School of Modern Languages and Cultures (SMLC). The school won two prizes and a further six members of staff were shortlisted for awards.

Publication date: 4 May 2016

Award-winning student on her way to a PhD

Hard work and determination has paid off for a Bangor University student who graduates this week, scooping an award in the process. Ho Phuong Lan Dang, 23, from Tra Bong Khoi Nghia, Quang Ngai Town, Vietnam graduated with an MA in Finance with distinction from Bangor Business School

Publication date: 15 December 2016

A week to remember for Aelwyd JMJ at the 2018 Brecon and Radnorshire Urdd National Eisteddfod

Aelwyd JMJ, the Urdd Aelwyd of Bangor University’s Welsh-medium Halls of Residence, have experienced an excellent Eisteddfod yr Urdd this year, with the Chair, Crown and awards in the main choral competitions being won by the Aelwyd and its members.

Publication date: 5 June 2018

Back to school for aspiring teacher Kerry

It’s back to school for one Bangor University graduate as she heads to London to work at an international summer school. Days after graduating with a 2:1 in Law with French, Kerry Westgate will take up the role of Activity Leader with Embassy Summer, a UK-wide summer school scheme for international students wishing to learn or improve their English.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

BAFTA Cymru and Pontio to host special preview of King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

BAFTA Cymru and Pontio Arts and Innovation Centre in Bangor, North Wales are proud to announce a very special preview screening of the highly anticipated new epic film KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD at Pontio’s Cinema at 8pm on Sunday 14 May.

Publication date: 11 May 2017

BAFTA Cymru winning student runs Masterclass

A Bangor University postgraduate student from the School of Creative Studies and Media who won a BAFTA Cymru Best Short award in 2013 ran his own Masterclass for students and lecturers at the University of South Wales recently.

Publication date: 17 March 2014

Bahraini students' academic success recognised

Around 40 students who joined Bangor Business School through a partnership with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) have celebrated their graduation in their home country.

Publication date: 16 September 2014

Bangor Academic backs Young Parents.

From headlines on pre-teen fathers to pervasive beliefs about benefit and housing claims, young parenthood has come to be seen as a risk for society. A recent Bangor research study on the ‘Rhieni Ifanc Ni’ project run by GISDA across North West Wales, challenges those views.

The Rhieni Ifanc Ni project provided individual support to over 100 parents aged under 25, most of whom were mothers. Its primary aim was to build parents’ resilience. Aspects of this included promoting economic inclusion through supporting parents to gain relevant qualifications, supporting family and co-parent relationships and enabling parents to form networks with other parents.

Bangor University undertook a year-long study of parents’ experiences of ‘building resilience’.  The study was led by Dr. Myfanwy Davies and was undertaken by Karen Wyn Jones and Elin Williams in the School of Social Sciences.

Publication date: 29 March 2017

Bangor academic celebrating 100 years of Scholarships to women graduates

A Bangor University academic, Dr Raluca Radulescu addressed an Awards ceremony in London recently. The British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) are celebration a hundred years of awarding Scholarships to women academics, and have invited leading academics who have been recipients of their scholarships earlier in their careers.

Publication date: 5 November 2012

Bangor academic co-authors article selected as one of the best corporate finance papers

The article “Who disciplines bank managers?”, co-authored by Dr Klaus Schaeck from Bangor Business School, is the lead article in a virtual issue of the best corporate governance papers published in the Review of Finance, one of the top five finance journals.

Publication date: 13 January 2012

Bangor academic Helena Miguélez-Carballeira wins award to lead research network on translation in Wales

The Project ‘Translation in Non-State Cultures: Perspectives from Wales’ has been awarded an AHRC Research Development Grant. Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira, Lecturer in Spanish and Director of the Translation Studies Graduate Programme at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages has won £12,000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to lead a Wales-wide research network on translation in Wales.

Publication date: 15 February 2012

Bangor academic Helena Miguélez-Carballeira wins award to lead research network on translation in Wales

The Project ‘Translation in Non-State Cultures: Perspectives from Wales’ has been awarded an AHRC Research Development Grant. Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira, Lecturer in Spanish and Director of the Translation Studies Graduate Programme at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages has won £12.000 from the Arts and Humanities Research Council to lead a Wales-wide research network on translation in Wales.

Publication date: 15 March 2012

Bangor academic invited to launch new seminar series on the Cashless Society

Bangor Business School’s Professor Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo was invited to launch a new series of seminars on the subject of ‘Entrepreneurial Opportunities and the Cashless Society’ as part of the Glasgow Business History Seminar Series, a joint venture between business historians located in Strathclyde Business School and the University of Glasgow.

Publication date: 19 February 2013

Bangor academic invited to lecture at Shakespeare’s Globe

Professor Helen Wilcox of Bangor University’s School of English is one of the leading academics who will be providing pre-performance lectures at the world-renowned Globe Theatre on the bank of the Thames in London. The Globe Theatre recreates the theatre of the Elizabethan era and stands a few hundred yards from its original site.

Publication date: 18 July 2011

Bangor Academic is prize-winner of the AHGBI-Spanish Embassy Publication Award for 2012

Dr David Miranda-Barreiro, Lecturer in Hispanic Studies at the School of Modern Languages, has been awarded the first Publication Prize for the most distinguished thesis in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies awarded in 2012 by any university in the UK and Ireland.

Publication date: 5 February 2013

Bangor academic launches new publication on cashless economies

A Bangor Business School academic will this week launch a major new publication on the changing face of payments.

The Book of Payments explores the past, present and future of financial transactions, which are becoming increasingly cashless with the advancement of technology.

Publication date: 3 April 2017

Bangor academic leads Dutch knowledge exchange visit to Liverpool

Dr Koen Bartels, Lecturer in Management Studies, recently led a knowledge exchange visit by representatives of City District Amsterdam-West to Liverpool.

Publication date: 8 October 2015

Bangor academic's article on local labour market published in the Western Mail

An article by Dr Tony Dobbins, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Bangor Business School, has been published in the Western Mail.

Publication date: 18 December 2012

Bangor academics attract grant from the British Academy

The unintended consequences of bank regulatory enforcement actions will come under scrutiny in a new study by Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Bangor Academics elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

Seven Bangor University academics have been elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales.

Publication date: 20 April 2016

Bangor Academics elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

Four Bangor University academics have been elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales.

Publication date: 23 April 2015

Bangor Academic’s Research Quoted in Position Limits Article

A working paper by a Bangor Business School academic has been quoted in a Computerworld article on position limits.

Research undertaken by Professor Shahid Ebrahim, Professor of Islamic Banking and Finance at Bangor Business School, was quoted in an article reporting on the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s recent 3-2 decision to impose a position limits regime in the commodity futures and swaps markets.

Publication date: 30 November 2011

Bangor academics take S4C cuts to the UN

Cutbacks to the S4C budget in recent years may breach children’s rights, claim two Bangor University Law lecturers. Dr Alison Mawhinney and Ms Carys Aaron of Bangor Law School argue that cuts made by the UK Government to the S4C budget over the last five years may violate the UN’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, which recognises the important role played by mass media in allowing children to enjoy their rights and in developing respect for the child’s ‘cultural identity, language and values’.

Publication date: 24 May 2016

Bangor academic to chair research seminar with paper on sick and ugly bodies in and beyond Lady Gaga

Mattia Marino to chair session at the American Comparative Literature Association annual meeting this March 29th – April 1st  at Brown University, USA.

Publication date: 22 February 2012

Bangor Academic wins award to research the current account market

The real cost of ‘free’ current account banking services will come under greater scrutiny in a new research study by Bangor Business School. Dr John Ashton, a senior lecturer in banking, has been awarded a £25,000 grant from the Friends Provident Charitable Foundation to determine what are the costs of ‘free’ current account use, particularly for customers viewed as more vulnerable or poorly-informed about financial services. The project is to be undertaken with collaboration from North Wales Credit Union.

Publication date: 3 February 2012

Bangor academic wins Ben Jonson Award

Professor Andrew Hiscock of Bangor University is one of three international academics to receive the Ben Jonson Award this year.

Andrew, from the University’s School of English Literature, won the Ben Jonson Discovery Award for his research article “‘O, Tom Thumb! Tom Thumb! Wherefore art thou Tom Thumb?’: Early Modern Drama and the Eighteenth-century Writer – Henry Fielding and Fanny Burney”.

Publication date: 21 November 2014

Bangor Alumnus returns to north Wales as Antiques Roadshow specialist

A Bangor University Alumus will return to north Wales as a specialist for the popular BBC Sunday evening programme Antiques Roadshow this week. On Thursday 4th June, Antiques Roadshow will come to the grounds of Plas Newydd, Anglesey.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

Bangor and Pontio: a Global Bloomsday Hit

Earlier this week, as part of an international event, Global Bloomsday, Pontio teamed up with Bangor University's Schools of English and Music to produce a wonderful performance of the Sirens chapter of Irish author James Joyce's book Ulysses.

 

Publication date: 20 June 2013

Bangor appears in UK Top 10 League Tables

Bangor University is among the top 10 universities in the UK for six subjects taught at the university according to the Complete University Guide for 2019.

The University appears third in the Wales University table, coming equal 62nd overall in the first free-to access complete ranking of all the UKs universities.

Publication date: 25 April 2018

Bangor Archaeology courses and field-school receives high praise in CIFA publication

Bangor University Archaeology degrees and Bangor University’s Meillionydd Archaeology Field School were highly praised recently in The Chartered Institute for Archaeologists’ (CIfA’s) magazine, The Archaeologist (Autumn 2014 volume)!

Publication date: 17 December 2014

Bangor archaeology research on early Iceland attracts international attention

Publication date: 20 January 2011

Bangor Arthurian expertise at Bradford Literary Festival this July

Prof. Raluca Radulescu, director of the Centre for Arthurian Studies, and Emeritus Prof. P. J. C. Field, School of English Literature, will be giving talks to the public on the topic of King Arthur through the Ages and Malory's Arthur in Tennyson's world (Radulescu, 1 July, 11:30am and 5:15pm respectively) and Camelot (Field, talking about his recent discovery of the potential location of the historical Camelot, 1 July, 2:30pm). 

Publication date: 19 June 2017

Bangor at the Ynys Môn National Eisteddfod

As the major provider of Welsh medium higher education, Bangor University is particularly active again in this year’s National Eisteddfod in Anglesey.

Full details and news about the University’s activities at the Eisteddfod is available on the University’s website at: www.bangor.ac.uk/eisteddfod

Publication date: 2 August 2017

Bangor Awards Catherine Peer Guide of the Year 2017

Bangor University Peer Guides have been congratulated and awarded certificates in thanks for the vital role they have been playing in supporting their fellow students.

Bangor University runs one of the oldest and largest ‘Peer Guiding Schemes’ in any UK university. The trained ‘Peer Guides’ play a vital role in assisting new students to settle in to university life, helping with everything from  the practicalities of moving in and finding their way around university, to  assisting in supporting students in adapting to university life and signposting them to further information and support when necessary.

Publication date: 8 May 2017

Bangor Breeds Creativity – Graduate’s dissertation to be broadcast on BBC Radio Stoke

A talented Bangor University student graduates this week having not only achieved the award for best overall academic performance in the School of Creative Studies and Media, his dissertation project, a satirical radio show with an accompanying critique, was such outstanding work, it will be broadcast on BBC local radio in September.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Bangor Business Lecturer goes Down Under

A Bangor Business School lecturer recently completed a stint as Visiting Chair at the University of Sydney, Australia.

Professor Lynn Hodgkinson, Professor of Accounting and Finance at Bangor Business School and its new teaching centre in London, worked alongside Sydney’s Professor Graham Partington on a paper examining the impact of a change in dividend taxation of New Zealand Managed Funds.

Publication date: 30 November 2011

Bangor Business Lecturer secures funding to promote Welsh-medium education

Dr Sara Parry, Lecturer in Marketing at Bangor Business School, has been awarded funding to develop to develop a digital film promoting the benefits of Welsh-medium study.

Publication date: 11 November 2011

Bangor Business School academic presents at Ideas Exchange Seminar

A member of Bangor University’s Business School has contributed to an influential policymaking seminar in Cardiff recently.

Dr Edward Jones, a Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol lecturer in Economics at the School, presented at the Ideas Exchange Seminar being held by the National Assembly for Wales Research Service and the Learned Society of Wales.

Publication date: 10 March 2017

Bangor Business School Appoints New Head

Professor John Thornton, Professor of Global Finance, has been appointed as the new Head of Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 2 June 2011

Bangor Business School awards top postgraduates of the year

Congratulations to our postgraduate and research students who graduated from Bangor Business School today!

After the graduation ceremony, graduates and their families gathered at the Management Centre for a small reception and prize-giving ceremony, in which the best performing postgraduates were recognised for their achievements. Presenting the prizes was Professor John Thornton, Head of School.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Bangor Business School enters new partnership with Guru Nanak

Bangor University has signed an articulation agreement with Guru Nanak Institute of Management and Information Technology in India which will see Guru Nanak students being able to transfer their studies to Bangor Business School, one of the top Business Schools in Europe.

Publication date: 26 October 2011

Bangor Business School enters partnership with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment

Bangor Business School has entered into partnership with the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment, and extended its existing accreditation by the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Publication date: 9 August 2016

Bangor Business School enters top 15 in the world for banking research

Bangor Business School is now amongst the top 15 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (as of October 2013).

Publication date: 7 November 2013

Bangor Business School enters top 20 in the world for banking research

Bangor Business School is now amongst the top 20 institutions in the world for research in the field of Banking (as of April 2013).

Publication date: 24 May 2013

Bangor Business School Graduation 2011

Over 300 Bangor Business School students celebrated their graduation in glorious sunshine on Saturday, 9th of July 2011.

Publication date: 16 August 2011

Bangor Business School in the Bahamas

Publication date: 7 November 2018

Bangor Business School introduces Film Club

New for the 2014-15 academic year, the Bangor Business School Film Club will show films and documentaries relevant to business and management, followed by a discussion (in English) led by a member of staff.

Publication date: 23 September 2014

Bangor Business School is UK leader for Banking research

Bangor Business School is the top institution in the UK – and amongst the world’s top 30 – for Banking research, according to recent rankings.

Publication date: 11 September 2012

Bangor Business School PhD candidate selected for internship at the Bank of England

Bangor Business School PhD student Piotr Jan Danisewicz was selected for a coveted internship at the Bank of England. Piotr who is in his 3rd year of his PhD studies will take up his internship in early summer for a 3-month period. Participating in this highly competitive internship program will allow him to collaborate with research economists at the Bank of England in their Financial Stability Directorate on a project about international spill over effects of banks’ lending behaviour.

Publication date: 10 April 2014

Bangor Business School PhD Studentships for 2014 start

Bangor Business School invites applications from suitably qualified individuals wanting to pursue doctoral studies. We are offering a number of PhD Studentships for research projects across a range of disciplines. The PhD bursary provides a total annual allowance of £13,500 and Tuition Fees at the Home/EU rate.

Publication date: 18 March 2014

Bangor Business School Professor publishes in top tier finance journal on bank bailouts

A paper co-authored by Bangor Business School’s Professor Klaus Schaeck has just been accepted for publication in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, one of the few finance journals used by the Financial Times to compile Business School research ranks globally.

Publication date: 31 October 2014

Bangor Business School’s Class of 2012 celebrate Graduation

Thursday, 19th of July 2012 marked the end of an era for over 450 Bangor Business School students as they graduated from various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Publication date: 26 July 2012

Bangor Business School still top 15 in the world for Banking research

Bangor Business School maintains its position as one of the top 15 institutions in the world for Banking research, according to the latest RePEc rankings.

Publication date: 23 May 2014

Bangor Business School Students Visit China

16 Bangor Business School students recently took part in the School’s first ever student visit to China.

Publication date: 6 May 2011

Bangor Business School success at IBM Business Competition

A team of Bangor Business School students came 2ndat the national final of IBMUniversity Business Challenge,held at IBM’s London HQ earlier on this year.

Publication date: 20 July 2018

Bangor Business School team appointed to scrutinise Welsh devolved taxes

Following a competitive tendering process, a team from Bangor University’s Business School have been appointed by the Welsh Government to scrutinise the devolved tax revenue forecasts that will be included within the 2018-19 budget.

Publication date: 13 March 2017

Bangor Business School to hold major conference on Muslim Economies

How can financial development be advanced in the Muslim world? That’s the question that will be asked and debated at a Bangor University conference in September, in collaboration with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB).

Publication date: 1 September 2014

Bangor Business School to host visiting researcher from Deakin University, Australia

Bangor Business School is to welcome a visiting researcher from Australia’s Deakin University in September.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Bangor Business School to take its expertise to the City of London

Bangor University is set to be the only Welsh higher education institution to take its teaching into London as the University’s Bangor Business School, currently ranked as the leading institution in the UK for Accounting and Finance research, launches a new teaching base in the City.

Publication date: 14 February 2011

Bangor Centre for International Law’s inaugural EU Day a resounding success

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School held its inaugural EU Day on 13th March 2013.

Publication date: 22 March 2013

Bangor composer embroiled in gnome controversy ...

One of Dr Owain Llwyd’s most recent commissions - orchestrating an advertisement for Swedish furniture giant, IKEA - has been subject to strenuous complaints by the International Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Gnomes. Dr Llwyd has reassured us that ‘no gnomes were harmed in the creation of the video …’.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Bangor Composer Premiers New Work: 28 October 2012

Working with a team of experts in dyslexia research from the Miles Dyslexia Centre at Bangor University, award-winning composer Professor Andrew Lewis will create a sonic art work with video using spoken and printed text as its raw material.

Publication date: 24 October 2012

Bangor compositions feature on BBC Radio 3's Hear and Now

Listeners to BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now program are set to to enjoy a repertoire of music by Bangor University School of Music & Media staff and student composers at 10.00pm this coming Saturday, 23 February. The broadcast will feature Étude aux objets by Prof. Andrew Lewis, Ultrasonic by Dr Guto Pryderi Puw and acousmatic pieces by Huw McGregor and Alex Bailey.

Follow the link below for more information and to hear the live broadcast or listen again!

Publication date: 22 February 2019

Bangor crowned mooting champions of Wales

A team from Bangor Law School has won the annual Welsh National Mooting Competition for the first time.

Publication date: 10 April 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

Bangor 'fake news' expert gives evidence to MPs

A Bangor professor has been giving evidence on misinformation and user targeting to the UK Parliament’s Fake News Inquiry.

Publication date: 6 February 2018

Bangor film academy ‘an amazing experience’

Young people from around Wales and the UK have given Bangor’s BFI Film Academy documentary film training program the thumbs up.

As well as filming and editing a short documentary, participants were also given the chance to network with award winning documentary professionals and respected practitioners in their field.

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Bangor Filmmaking students chart ‘mind-blowing’ Eisteddfod performance

Two MA Filmmaking students at Bangor University have played a key part in bringing a project for people with physical disabilities, special educational needs and mental health issues to a wider audience.

Publication date: 25 October 2018

Bangor film training programme up for Lottery prize

A film training programme run by staff and alumni at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been named as one of the finalists for a National Lottery award.

The BFI Film Academy is one of seven finalists nominated in the Education Award category of the National Lottery Good Causes Award 2014.

Publication date: 30 June 2014

Bangor gears up for final season of Game of Thrones

As Game of Thrones fans wait in anticipation for the release of Season 8 this month, Bangor University academics take a closer look at the roots of the novels and their influence on the TV series.

Publication date: 9 April 2019

Bangor goes Brazilian

All eyes will be on Brazil this year, with the forthcoming football World Cup, but it seems that our interest in the country is not confined to football. Brazilian music and dance have grown in popularity over recent decades, and one Bangor academic has made this ‘fashion’ for ‘Afro-Brazilian’ music and dance a focus for his research.

Publication date: 28 May 2014

Bangor graduate joins Cheshire solicitors as Paralegal

A Bangor University student graduating this week is feeling happy having had an amazing three years at university. Former Yale College student, Keira Jayne Hand, 21, from Rhosllanerchrugog, Wrexham, will be graduating with a first class LLB Law degree

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Bangor graduate lands place on the Teach First programme

Three years of hard work have paid off for a Bangor University English Literature student who graduates this week.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Bangor graduate’s documentary up for Royal Television Society award

A recent graduate of Bangor University’s MA Filmmaking programme has been nominated for a Royal Television Society Student award, following a successful run of her short documentary film at national and international festivals. Charlotte Wells, from Manchester, has received the nomination for the highly-prestigious award for her short documentary film, ‘Cabbie’, mostly shot during a night’s ride-along in her step-father’s taxi. The short feature is very much a Bangor production, as in addition to being directed and edited by Charlotte, its score was composed by another recent Bangor graduate, Chiron Farrimond of the School of Music.

Publication date: 22 May 2018

Bangor Graduate’s Social Learning Platform Employs Bangor University Graduate

Polina Cowley, MBA Information Management graduate has set up LearnerNet, an Innovative social learning platform aimed at students in Higher Education.

Publication date: 29 July 2016

Bangor Graduates Take On The Fringe

This summer four Bangor University graduates are taking an original sketch show to the Edinburgh Fringe Comedy Festival!

Publication date: 31 July 2013

Bangor graduate takes on Captain America

A Bangor University graduate has been involved in the making of some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters over the past few years.

Publication date: 16 May 2016

Bangor historian on legacy of Tony Benn

Dr Andrew Edwards, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Senior Lecturer in Modern History at Bangor, has published a piece for BBC History magazine on the legacy of the left-wing Labour stalwart, Tony Benn, who died on March 14th this year.

Publication date: 20 March 2014

Bangor History at the NAASWCH conference, Harvard

Publication date: 6 October 2016

Bangor Hosts 7th Medieval Wales Colloquium

This weekend Bangor University will be welcoming prominent academics from the length and breadth of Britain and beyond, for the Seventh Bangor Colloquium on Medieval Wales.

Publication date: 7 November 2014

Bangor Hosts 8th Medieval Wales Colloquium

Publication date: 20 October 2016

Bangor hosts ESCR-funded seminar on Financial Modelling

Bangor Business School recently played host to the first seminar in a series which will look at the origins of the 2008 financial crisis and the lessons that can be learnt from it.

Publication date: 10 December 2012

Bangor hosts international conference on proof in international criminal trials

Bangor Law School and the Bangor Centre for International Law recently hosted a conference on 'Proof in International Criminal Trials'. The conference formed part of Dr Yvonne McDermott's project, 'A Taxonomy of Evidence before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia', which is funded by the British Academy Quantitative Skills Acquisition Award scheme. The project is based on the idea that it is both possible and desirable to quantify proof in international criminal trials.

Publication date: 28 July 2014

Bangor hosts second annual 'popular' digital fiction writing competition

The first ever UK competition to find the best new examples of popular digital fiction enters its second year through a partnership with Bangor University and local publisher Wonderbox.

The Opening Up Digital Fiction Writing Competition, run by Bangor University and Wonderbox Publishing, funded by a Bangor ESRC Impact Acceleration Award, is inviting entries from people all over the world and in two languages - English and Welsh.

Publication date: 21 November 2017

Bangor hosts Welsh Labour Market Summit on Skills and Jobs

Dr. Tony Dobbins (Bangor Business School) and Dr. Alexandra Plows (School of Social Sciences) organized a Welsh Labour Market Summit on Skills and Employment at Bangor University on Friday September 18th.

The Labour Market Summit was a knowledge exchange event to promote research impact. It attracted a mixed audience of policy-makers, labour market practitioners, employer representatives, trade unionists, careers advisors, and academics.

Publication date: 21 September 2015

Bangor ICPS to help the EU implement the Small Business Act following major grant success

Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS) has recently been notified of a major grant success under the European Union’s COSME fund – a funding programme designed to raise competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the EU and to help the EU implement the requirements of the Small Business Act (the overarching framework for EU policy on SMEs).

Publication date: 27 January 2017

Bangor in UK top 20 for student experience

Publication date: 10 June 2014

Bangor joins global Microsoft trial

The student centered and initiative approach to teaching that has resulted in Bangor University being awarded the gold medal for teaching, is typified by a new project.

The University’s School of Education is working with Microsoft, to empower trainee teachers to become 21st century digital citizens.  Bangor is the only University in Wales, and one of three in the UK, to pilot using Microsoft Education material within a course

Publication date: 6 July 2017

Bangor joins The Guardian Live Webchat for Sociology students and graduates today

Dr Roger Slack, Lecturer in Sociology and Research Methods at Bangor University's School of Social Sciences joins The Guardian's Live Q&A for sociology students and graduates today  (Wednesday 18 May) between 1.00-4.00.

Publication date: 18 May 2011

Bangor law academic addresses the UN Human Rights Committee

In July Dr Alison Mawhinney, Reader in Law at Bangor Law School, travelled to Geneva to address the UN Human Rights Committee on the question of freedom of thought, conscience and religion.

Publication date: 15 October 2014

Bangor Law and Business students return to Brussels

After a successful tour of some of the key institutions of the European Union in December, Law and Business students from Bangor University have returned to Brussels for a whistle-stop tour to some of the most important buildings in Europe.

Publication date: 23 May 2012

Bangor Law Fair will highlight employment opportunities for graduates

As part of its tenth anniversary celebrations, Bangor Law School (Gwynedd) will hold a Law Fair on Wednesday 19th November 2014, from 9.45am to 3.30pm. The aim of the Law Fair is to bring together employers and Bangor law students in an environment which will create mutually beneficial results.

The Law Fair is an opportunity for anyone, from the Law School’s own students, to secondary school pupils, to career-changers, and others who might be interested in Law to see what careers are available to people with a law degree.

Publication date: 11 November 2014

Bangor Law Lecturer appointed new Academic Fellow at Inner Temple

Dr Yvonne McDermott Rees, a Lecturer in Law at Bangor University has been appointed to a prestigious three-year role as an Academic Fellows of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple.

Dr McDermott Rees is one of only four leading academics to be selected by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four barrister Inns of Court of England and Wales. The Inns of Court hold the exclusive right to call candidates to practise at the Bar of England and Wales.  The Inner Temple’s Academic Fellows Scheme recognises the outstanding contribution of legal teaching and research of early to mid-career academics. It also aims to support their research and to build a stronger relationship between the Bar, judiciary and legal academia.

Publication date: 3 December 2014

Bangor Law Lecturer Honoured with Teaching Fellowship

There was extra cause for celebration at this year’s Law School graduation ceremony, as Bangor Law School lecturer Ann McLaren was awarded a Teaching Fellowship for excellence in teaching and pastoral care.

Publication date: 22 September 2011

Bangor Law Lecturer wins prestigious research award

Bangor Law Lecturer Evelyne Schmid has been awarded a prestigious research prize by the Academic Platform Switzerland UN.

Publication date: 14 December 2011

Bangor Law PhD students to speak at Toulouse University doctoral workshop

Two of our PhD students will represent Bangor Law School at the inaugural doctoral workshop organised by the European School of Law of Toulouse University (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole).

Publication date: 7 April 2016

Bangor Law School 10 Year Anniversary Alumni Weekend

This year, Bangor Law School celebrates its ten-year anniversary, and we are delighted to invite graduates and alumni for a weekend of celebrations on campus.

Publication date: 3 July 2015

Bangor Law School Academics Attend PhD Workshop in Barcelona

On 6 and 7 July, 2017, Professor Dermot Cahill (Head of Bangor Law School), Dr. Mark Hyland (Erasmus coordinator at Bangor Law School) and Ms. Miriam Mbah (PhD student) attended the 2nd Annual PhD Workshop in Barcelona. 

Publication date: 14 August 2017

Bangor Law School awards Honorary Fellowship to Professor Malcolm Evans

Professor Malcolm Evans of the University of Bristol is to receive an Honorary Fellowship from Bangor University for services to Law.

Publication date: 26 June 2012

Bangor Law School celebrates 10 years of excellence

Over 150 Bangor University alumni and former staff will attend a special celebration next week to mark the tenth anniversary of the establishment of Bangor Law School.

Publication date: 30 July 2015

Bangor Law School climbs The Guardian rankings

Bangor Law School is now the top law school in Wales, according to the latest university league tables published by The Guardian.

The School has also risen to 32nd position in the UK, out of the 98 institutions included in the rankings.

Publication date: 9 June 2015

Bangor Law School contributes to ‘Big Voice London’ Project on legal identity

Bangor Law School welcomed a group of young people from London for a conference at the University in November 2012. The students from the Big Voice London project were researching aspects of legal identity and had a specific interest in the legal tradition in Wales and the Welsh language.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

Bangor Law School highest in Wales

Bangor Law School is the highest positioned law school in Wales, according to the latest university league tables published by The Guardian University Guide for 2018.

The School has risen to 23rd position in the UK, out of the 98 institutions included in the rankings.

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Bangor Law School leads academic network on collective worship in schools

Bangor Law School is leading a UK wide inter-disciplinary project to examine the question of collective worship in schools.

Publication date: 15 October 2014

Bangor Law School Prepares for Major International Conference

Bangor Law School is preparing to host a major Competition Law conference next month, welcoming guest speakers from across the globe.

Publication date: 14 July 2011

Bangor Law School ranked joint 6th in the UK for student satisfaction

Bangor Law School scored a phenomenal 94% for ‘overall satisfaction’ in this year’s National Student Survey, placing us in joint 6th position amongst UK law schools for student satisfaction.

Publication date: 24 September 2013

Bangor Law School reach Finals Weekend of national mooting competition

Two undergraduate Law students have made it through to the finals of a national mooting competition.

Publication date: 25 May 2016

Bangor Law School recognised for its support of international students

Bangor Law School recently celebrated another night of teaching award success at this year’s Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA).

Publication date: 20 May 2015

Bangor Law School’s Class of 2012 celebrate Graduation

Bangor Law students celebrated their academic achievements on Monday, 16th July 2012, as the School celebrated the passing out of this year’s graduating cohort.

Publication date: 26 July 2012

Bangor Law School’s Gary Clifford shortlisted for a national leadership award

Gary Clifford, Director of the Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies (ICPS), based at the Bangor University’s Law School, has been named a finalist in Wales’ long-established and only dedicated leadership awards.

Gary has been shortlisted in the ‘Wales’ Leadership for the Future’ category for his ambitious leadership role in steering the Institute through a period of national and international growth, and is one of four finalists in the category.

Publication date: 27 May 2016

Bangor Law School’s innovative teaching showcased at HEA conference

On 21st-22nd May 2014, Stephen Clear, Mooting Skills Coordinator and Part-time Lecturer in Law, and Dr Marie Parker, Part-time Lecturer in Law, were selected by the Higher Education Academy to present their approaches to law teaching as part of the National HEA Annual Teaching and Learning Conference in Birmingham.

Publication date: 2 September 2014

Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies nominated for two prestigious Impact Awards

Bangor University Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS) has once again been shortlisted as a finalist for the prestigious Bangor University Impact and Innovation Awards.

Publication date: 25 July 2014

Bangor Law School teams up with Amnesty International for Armed Conflict training

On Saturday 7 July 2012, Bangor Law School and Amnesty International (Colwyn Bay) held a successful training day on the protection of women and children in armed conflict. Held at Bangor University’s Reichel Conference Centre, the event drew participants from the Bangor area and beyond, including from Colwyn Bay, Liverpool and Lancashire.

Publication date: 18 July 2012

Bangor Law School teams up with the School of Electronic Engineering to collaborate with 5 other European countries in a major Transnational European research programme

Bangor University’s Law School is to join an elite group of universities and organisations on a Europe-wide research transnational collaboration to support knowledge intensive high growth potential companies.

Bangor University – the only UK partner to be invited to join the consortium – will work in conjunction with the University of Tilburg, Netherlands, to research how high-growth potential start-ups can benefit from public procurement participation, and the challenges they face in doing so.

Publication date: 14 May 2012

Bangor Law School to collaborate with the Nigerian National Universities Commission on Procurement Studies

Staff from Bangor Law School visited Nigeria last month to discuss collaboration in the field of Procurement Studies.

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Bangor Law School to hold Career Fair

Bangor University Law School is to hold its first ever Law Fair for the benefit of current and prospective students.

Taking place in Reichel Hall on Wednesday, 27 November, the event will give students from twelve local schools a rare opportunity to discuss their career options with practising barristers, solicitors and in-house lawyers. The guest of honour will be Sir Roderick Evans, a retired High Court Judge and former Presiding Judge of Wales.

Publication date: 21 November 2013

Bangor Law School to Host Live Postgraduate Webchat

Bangor University Law School will be holding a live webchat for prospective Postgraduate students from 11.00am on Wednesday, 3rd of August 2011, with course leaders for the International Law and Public Procurement Law & Strategy LLM programmes here at Bangor.

Publication date: 25 July 2011

Bangor Law School: top 10 mooters in Europe

Bangor Law School students have ranked amongst the top 10 mooting teams in Europe following their outstanding performance at a major competition.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Bangor Law School welcomes distinguished scholars for guest lectures

Bangor Law School is welcoming two distinguished guest lecturers to Bangor in November 2011.

Professor Jason Chuah, Head of Academic Law at City University Law School in London, will deliver a seminar on "Letters of Credit - Reconciling legal rules with commercial realities" on Monday 14 November. Also delivering a seminar on 14 November will be Professor Z Wang of Beijing Foreign Studies University. He will deliver a seminar entitled "The Evolving Nature of EU Power and Sino-EU Relations in the 21st Century".

Publication date: 14 November 2011

Bangor Law School welcomes Trade Marks Law expert for guest lecture

Dr Jasem Tarawneh of Manchester University’s School of Law recently visited Bangor Law School to deliver a presentation on ‘Trade Marks Investment Function and Parallel Importation, the Interflora effect’.

Publication date: 29 November 2012

Bangor Law School welcome US Law School to Summer Law Academy

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Bangor Law student comes top of the crop in Wales

A Bangor Law School student has been named as the best Law student in any Welsh university.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Bangor Law student completes internship in Washington D.C. Law Firm

Ms Haude Bergeon-Hennebois, a final year English Law with French Law student, described her internship in September 2016 with the Washington, D.C. law firm Jezic & Moyse, LLC as one of the most rewarding work experiences of her life.

Publication date: 4 November 2016

Bangor Law student project needs YOUR vote

A student project set up and run by Bangor Law School undergraduates is vying for a major cash prize.

Street Law is participating in the NatWest Community Force scheme in which charities and projects across the UK stand to win a prize of £6,000 to help them further develop their initiatives.

Publication date: 17 October 2011

Bangor Law Students Achieve BPP Certificates

Eighty three students from Bangor Law School recently travelled to Manchester to complete a career-enhancing course in Commercial Awareness.

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Bangor Law Student selected for prestigious course

A Bangor Law Student has been given a unique opportunity to build essential skills for a professional legal career after being selected to attend a prestigious residential school for first year law students in London. 

Publication date: 2 June 2011

Bangor Law student wins prestigious Lincoln’s Inn scholarship

A Bangor Law student has been awarded a prestigious scholarship to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

Bangor leads pioneering project to change the face of Welsh-medium legal education

Bangor University Law School academics have succeeded in securing a strategic grant from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol to lead an exciting, collaborative project. The aim is to publish a series of Welsh language textbooks for students who are studying Law in Wales, written by acknowledged specialists in their relevant fields.

Publication date: 3 April 2014

Bangor Lecturer carries the Olympic Torch on Day 11 of the Relay

Bangor Law Lecturer Sarah Nason carried the Olympic Torch past Conwy Castle on Tuesday, 29th May – Day 11 of the Olympic Torch Relay – as the Flame travelled from Beaumaris to Chester.

Publication date: 31 May 2012

Bangor lecturer elected to the International Committee of the Chartered Association of Business Schools

Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde, Professor of Economics and Finance, has been elected as a member of the International Committee of the Chartered Association of Business Schools (CABS). 

Publication date: 12 April 2016

Bangor lecturer named as one of the best in the UK

Congratulations to Bangor Law lecturer Sarah Nason, a worthy finalist in the OUP Law Teacher of the Year competition.

Publication date: 26 March 2014

Bangor lecturer nominated for nationwide ‘Law Teacher of the Year’ award

A senior lecturer at Bangor Law School has been nominated by students for a national award.

Mr Aled Griffiths, Deputy Head of the Law School, has been put forward by his students for Oxford University Press’s annual ‘Law Teacher of the Year’ prize.

Publication date: 27 September 2012

Bangor Lecturer Takes Expertise to Finland

Dr Stefan Machura, Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Research at the Bangor School of Social Sciences, recently spent a week as a Visiting Lecturer at a Finnish university.

Publication date: 3 May 2011

Bangor Lecturer wins Economist Paper award

A Bangor Business School lecturer has won an award for a paper presented at a major banking and finance conference in Italy.

Publication date: 9 January 2012

Bangor makes history by qualifying for internationally prestigious Telders Moot Competition

Bangor Law School has made history by becoming the first team ever to represent Wales at a world-renowned mooting competition.

Publication date: 3 April 2013

Bangor makes history by qualifying for internationally prestigious Telders Moot Competition

Bangor Law School has made history by becoming the first team ever to represent Wales at a world-renowned mooting competition.

Publication date: 21 March 2013

Bangor MBA graduate launches Nigerian book

Bangor Law School played a major role in the launch of an influential Nigerian book. The book, written by a recent MBA Graduate in Law and Management, Air Vice Marshall Francis Bassey entitled ‘Corporate Governance in the Nigerian Airline Industry’, was an adaptation of Francis’ post - graduate dissertation. The book, published by a leading Nigerian publishing house, Fourth Dimension, was launched in Abuja last week and commended as a must read for industry practitioners, investors, policy makers, students of corporate governance, and the general public. 

Publication date: 20 September 2019

Bangor means business at annual Careers Fair

In an increasingly competitive graduate job market, it’s never too early for students to begin considering their career options.

Publication date: 9 November 2017

Bangor means business at annual Careers Fair

In an increasingly competitive graduate job market, it’s never too early for students to begin considering their career options.

Attending university is now about more than lectures and essays: it’s also about preparing for the world of employment, and networking, work experience and a strong CV are all key tools in any student job hunter’s arsenal.

At Bangor Business School, the annual Careers and Employability Fair offers students a vital opportunity to develop these competencies and to get a head-start on their graduate job search.

Publication date: 4 November 2016

Bangor participates in Wales’ largest social science conference

Now in its fifth year, the Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) Annual Conference brings together practitioners, policy makers and social scientists to discuss and debate themes such as health; social care; wellbeing; education; culture & values; environment; labour markets; devolution; and civil society.

Publication date: 3 July 2014

Bangor Photography and Poetry Competition

The School of Social Sciences is hosting a Photography and Poetry Competition as part of the ESRC’s Festival of Social Sciences. There are two categories: 14-18 years and 18+. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, 1 November 2016.

Publication date: 17 October 2016

Bangor Poetry Season announced

The third annual North Wales International Poetry Festival presents the Bangor Poetry Season, a series of readings and performances running throughout October 2014 (1-24th).

Publication date: 3 September 2014

Bangor Pontifical on the Web: Phase One Complete

The Bangor Pontifical Project, launched exactly one year ago as a partnership between the University and the Cathedral to ensure the long-term preservation of Bangor’s most precious medieval manuscript, has just reached its first significant milestone. Completion of phase one, funded by a Welsh Assembly grant, has enabled conservation and rebinding of the Pontifical and digitization of its 340 pages. The manuscript was photographed by the cutting-edge Digital Image Archive of Medieval Music (DIAMM) last spring, and viewers may now zoom in on the excellent high-quality images via the open access Bangor Pontifical Project website.

Publication date: 20 October 2010

Bangor postgrad wins award for dementia film

A film about dementia written and produced by a Bangor lecturer and PhD student has won a prestigious film award in Ireland.

Publication date: 22 September 2015

Bangor Professor appointed as President of IBEFA

Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde has been appointed as President of the International Banking, Economics and Finance Association for 2017.

Publication date: 11 January 2017

Bangor Professor appointed President Elect of the Incorporated Society of Musicians

Prof Chris Collins, Head of Bangor University’s School of Music & Media, has been elected President Elect of the Incorporated Society of Musicians.  He will be acting as a member of the Society’s presidential trio until April 2020, when he steps into the role of President.

Prof Collins follows in the footsteps of another leading musician and Head of School, as composer Professor William Mathias undertook the same role in 1989-90.

Publication date: 10 October 2019

Bangor Professor elected a Fellow of the British Academy

An eminent historian and archaeologist from Bangor University has been made aFellow of the British Academy.

Nancy Edwards, Professor of Medieval Archaeology at Bangor University’s School of History, Welsh History & Archaeology receives the  Fellowship, which is the highest honour in the UK for a scholar of the arts and humanities, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to research in archaeology. She is also the only academic from a Welsh university among this year’s new Fellows.

Publication date: 15 July 2016

Bangor Professor invited to share expertise at mobile payments conference in the US

A lecturer from Bangor Business School was the only academic from any European university to attend a conference on the future of retail payments held in the US recently.

Publication date: 3 April 2013

Bangor Professor leads speakers at international conference

Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management at Bangor Business School, delivered the key note address at the first international conference organised by the Tolani Institute of Management Studies (TIMS) in Gandhidham, Gujarat (India). The town bears the name of India's founding father because the announcement of the decision to house the Sindhi community (a group of people relocated after partition) in that area was Gandhi's last act on the day he was killed. The Institute itself is part of an educational group that educates over 8,000 students thanks to the effort, financial support and vision of K. B. Tolani (1893-1988).

Publication date: 15 December 2011

Bangor Professor speaks to the European Parliament Interest Group on Mental Health, Well-being and Brain Diseases

Professor Peter Huxley of Bangor University's Centre for Mental Health & Society provided expert guidance to the development (by the Economist Intelligence Unit) of a mental health social inclusion index which compares the mental health inclusion policies and practices in 38 countries in Europe.

Publication date: 22 December 2014

Bangor Professor’s research hits the Hong Kong media

The South China Morning Post, the leading English-language newspaper in Hong Kong, recently published two articles showcasing groundbreaking research work by Bangor Law School’s Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law and Director of the Bangor Centre for International Law.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Bangor Professor visits China to lead on creation and teaching of new International Criminal Law course

Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School and Director of the Bangor Centre for International Law, was recently in China for an intensive series of teaching, public lectures and judging of moots.

Publication date: 11 January 2013

Bangor Professor wins award to investigate bank bailouts

The Europlace Institute of Finance (EIF) in Paris has awarded a research grant of 10,000 Euro to Bangor’s Professor of Empirical Banking, Dr Klaus Schaeck, to examine how bank bailout packages during crises affect interest rates on loans and deposits.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Bangor ranked above Manchester, Liverpool and others for student experience

Bangor University has been ranked 18th out of 111 UK universities for student experience, in a survey by the Times Higher Education group.

Publication date: 21 May 2014

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

Bangor research helps with new Victoria and Albert Museum book

A research student at Bangor University has confirmed suspicions that a pattern design by Morris & Co is actually older than previously thought.

Publication date: 16 June 2012

Bangor rolls out the red carpet for ‘Jack to a King’

A film about a Welsh club’s meteoric rise to the heights of the Premier League will be given its north Wales premier in Bangor this week.

Publication date: 13 October 2014

Bangor’s Arthurian expertise sought by National Geographic’s Ancient X Files

The makers of National Geographic’s Ancient X Files series turned to Arthurian expert Dr Raluca Radulescu at Bangor University’s School of English when they wanted to explore the myths and legends relating to King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Publication date: 12 July 2012

Bangor scholars contribute to The Cambridge History of Welsh Literature

An extensive new volume on the literature of Wales, from its origins to the present day, features contributions from numerous Bangor University experts and will be officially launched at the Hay Festival on 24 May.

The Cambridge History of Welsh Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2019) is described by the publisher as being the “biggest history of Welsh literature ever published” and is a chronological guide to fifteen centuries of Welsh literature and Welsh writing in English.

Publication date: 23 May 2019

Bangor sees in the Chinese New Year in style

Hundreds of Chinese students have joined Bangor Business School for a spectacular celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Organised in conjunction with the Chinese Student Society, the event saw students and their families come together to celebrate the most important date in the Chinese calendar, which this year marks the Year of the Golden Dragon.

Publication date: 7 February 2012

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area.

Publication date: 10 December 2015

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area.

Publication date: 9 December 2016

Bangor’s elite athletes awarded Sports Scholarships

Every year, Bangor University supports students with sporting ability by offering a number of Sports Scholarships for students studying for a degree in any subject area. These Sports Scholarships are awarded to recognise and support sporting excellence and achievement. They are aimed at helping talented and high performance students to combine their academic study and sporting performance to assist them in achieving their full potential.

Publication date: 13 January 2015

Bangor’s Enterprise by Design students take entrepreneurship skills and innovative products to a ‘Dragon’s Den’

Forty Bangor University students have taken part in a competition to win up to £10,000 prize money to see the development of their own innovative product creations ready for market.

‘Enterprise by Design’ students were challenged to design a product from conception to prototype and to deliver a winning pitch to a judging panel.

Publication date: 29 March 2012

Bangor’s ‘Erin Brockovich’ hits the headlines

The inspirational story of a Bangor Law graduate’s one-woman fight for justice has made headlines across Britain and the world.

Publication date: 4 October 2013

Bangor set to host Legal Wales Conference

Bangor Law School will host the annual Legal Wales Conference on Friday, 7th October 2016.

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘Convergence or Divergence’, and the guest of honour will be the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, the Rt. Hon Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd.

Publication date: 22 August 2016

Bangor Shares Experiences of Welsh Devolution

On Friday May 31, 2019, a group of researchers from the School, and other parts of the university, went to the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA - the body co-ordinating the devolution of powers to the Greater Manchester region) to lead a workshop sharing Wales' experience of devolved administration.

Publication date: 18 June 2019

Bangor’s Media, Persuasion and Communications Network ran successful conference

Bangor’s Media, Persuasion and Communications Network hosted the Political Studies Association annual Media and Politics Group Annual Conference, 10-11 Nov 2014. The theme was on Media, Persuasion and Human Rights.

Publication date: 19 November 2014

Bangor Social Sciences Conference on Intersectionality and Belonging (28-29 June)

On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th June, Bangor University will be hosting an international conference exploring the themes of intersectionality and belonging.

The conference is a collaborative venture between the School of Social Sciences Bangor University, the Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research Data and Methods (WISERD), the Centre for Research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging at the University of East London, as well as the British Sociological Association Social Theory Study Group.

Publication date: 20 June 2012

Bangor’s public procurement expertise sought by both sides of the House

Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor University Law School, has been invited by the UK Conservative Party to sit as a Member of the House of Commons Parliamentary Inquiry into electronic procurement, to assess the case for the feasibility of introducing electronic invoicing into the UK as a widespread Government purchasing practice.

Publication date: 28 January 2014

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Carley Williams a student studying Product Design with Qualified Teacher Status will represent Bangor University in the UK round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards, having won Bangor University’s Competition. She will be joined by winning postgraduate student Hernan Diazgranados in the national competition later this year.

Publication date: 19 March 2015

Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneurs

Undergraduate student Catrin Hicks of Blaenau Ffestiniog and a team of postgraduate students have won the Bangor University round of the Santander Entrepreneurship Awards and will be representing Bangor at the UK round later this year.

Publication date: 25 March 2013

Bangor’s Students square up for further University Challenge round

Bangor University appears in the  second round in the 50th anniversary series of TV’s most challenging quiz show; University Challenge on BBC 2 Wales at 8.00 pm on Monday 28 January 2013.

Publication date: 22 January 2013

Bangor’s Students Union nominated for seven Awards

Bangor University’s very active Students’ Union has been shortlisted for no less than seven Awards in the Annual NUS Wales Awards this year.

An independent panel of judges narrowed more than 80 nominations to a shortlist for this year’s Awards. The Union itself is shortlisted for the ‘Higher Education Students’ Union of the Year’ while Students Union members have been shortlisted for a range of Awards. Rhys Dart, Director, Bangor Students’ Union is nominated for the Simpson-King Students’ Union Staff Member of the Year. Chair of the Geographical Society, who are nominated for Club or Society of the Year, Chris Bibby also finds himself nominated for the Endsleigh Student of the Year. Two Bangor students are among four shortlisted for the Course Rep of the Year: Martyn Curzey, of the School of Chemistry and Marta Napodano, representing fellow students at the School of English. Bangor University’s Geographical Society has been shortlisted for Club or Society of the Year, and Katherine Young, writing for the Welsh student paper, Y Llef, for the Student Journalist of the Year.

Publication date: 8 March 2013

Bangor staff and students featured at the Royal Academy of Music

Professor Andrew Lewis was featured in concert at the Royal Academy on July 1st alongside a work by Bangor student Kimon Grigoriadis performed by another student Katherine Betteridge.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

Bangor’s three ‘Best Translator’ results in European Competition

Three students at Bangor University have come tops in ‘University Challenge’, a fierce pan-European translation competition offered by Veritas Language Solutions. The three students, who are all studying at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages, have each won ‘Best Translators’ their respective language categories.

Publication date: 30 April 2013

Bangor student aspires to launch new business

A Bangor University student has turned to a crowdfunding platform to help bring his creative project to life.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Bangor student charts Wales’ path to European glory

A student at Bangor’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been signed up by publishers to write the story of Wales’ Euro 2016 campaign.

Publication date: 2 September 2015

Bangor Student competes for Bryn Terfel Scholarship

A Bangor University student is competing for the Bryn Terfel Scholarship 2019.

Cai Fôn Davies, 19, from Bangor, as second year Welsh and History student, will take part in the competition on Friday, 11 October at Barry Memorial Hall.

Publication date: 11 October 2019

Bangor Student Has a Passion For Disney

As Disney prepares to release the first of three live action remakes this year, Bangor University student Megan Rainbird has a particular interested in the new big budget releases.

Publication date: 22 March 2019

Bangor Student lands top job at the Co-operative Bank

Initiative has paid off for a Bangor University student who has recently secured a job at The Co-operative Bank in Manchester after impressing bosses during work experience.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Bangor Students aim for Cân i Gymru

With a good track-record  in the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition, following last year’s success by Rhys Gwynfor and Osian Huw Williams, and Music MA students Nia Davies Williams’ third place in 2012, two more Bangor University Music students have entered and have been selected for the final of the popular TV programme. The programme is to be broadcast (with subtitles) at 7.45, with a special results programme following at 9.30 on Friday 28.2.14.

Publication date: 24 February 2014

Bangor students celebrate success at famous Telders Moot Court competition

A team of Law students from Bangor University is celebrating success at a world-renowned competition for law students.

Cathal McCabe, Adam Gulliver, Damian Etone and Andrew Jones made history this month when they became the first team ever to represent Wales at the Telders International Law Moot Court contest.

Publication date: 3 May 2013

Bangor student's Euro 2016 book roars in

A Bangor University Student is celebrating after his book about Wales’ journey to Euro 2016 was finally published.

Publication date: 25 February 2016

Bangor student’s film impresses the BBC

A short documentary by a Bangor film student has been chosen to feature on the BBC website.

School of Creative Studies and Media student Phil Coleman charts his own battle with anxiety in the film Breaking the Cycle.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Bangor students forging links with local businesses

Students at Bangor University are benefiting from the University’s links with local businesses. Outdoor tourism company, Celticos, based in the Felinheli has been working closely with staff and students to provide multilingual content for its website as well as employing students to enable the company to provide tailor made packages for tourists.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

Bangor Students Law start-up expands to Canary Wharf

Kawa, Guimaraes & Associates Solicitors, a recently established firm of solicitors in Holyhead, have opened a sister company in prestigious premises at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London.

The company was established by entrepreneurs, Mehedi Rahim Kate Kawa. Kate is the CEO & Managing Partner, while Mehedi is the Senior Partner. Mehedi is a PhD student in his final year researching Islamic Law and UK Marine Insurance at the Law School and Kate is an MBA graduate of Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 11 September 2014

Bangor student’s MA film to be broadcast on Sky

A film by a former Bangor University MA student will be broadcast to a national audience on Sky Arts and S4C in the coming weeks.

Publication date: 22 June 2015

Bangor Students perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Students and graduates from Bangor University will have the incredible opportunity of performing at the largest arts festival in the world this month.

Publication date: 8 August 2014

Bangor Students Pitching for Victory

For the third year running Bangor Consumer Psychology masters students have reached the finals of the Brolio/The Pitch 2014 , which take place on Tuesday 18th February. Brolio/The Pitch is organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing and part funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 13 February 2014

Bangor Students ‘Pitch’ their marketing expertise in welsh Final Round

A team of from Bangor University students made it through to the Welsh final round of ‘‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a competition  organised by the chartered Institute of Marketing which gives students the opportunity to ‘pitch’ their ideas in a prestigious marketing competition.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

Bangor students put through their paces on Telegraph Academy Day

Students were given the opportunity to learn from the very best in the business as the first ever Telegraph Academy Day was held at Bangor University.


Publication date: 5 May 2016

Bangor Students represent Community Engagement projects in the House of Commons

A group of Bangor University delegates delivered recently a presentation in the House of Commons in Westminster on the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Modern Languages. The event was chaired by Tonia Antoniazzi, MP for Gower, and attended by other MPs and representatives of the House of Lords, British Council, European Commission, Goethe Institut, Confucius Institute and other institutions and universities from across the UK.

Publication date: 24 October 2018

Bangor students take the National Apprentice Challenge

Four students from Bangor Business School recently teamed up with other Bangor University students for the National Apprentice Challenge. The two-day residential challenge, hosted at Aston University in Birmingham, is the largest competition of its kind in the UK.

Publication date: 23 April 2015

Bangor students win Cân i Gymru

Two friends who are in the same Band and who both study at Bangor University won the Cân i Gymru (Song for Wales) competition with a song composed during a car journey on their way home from uni.

Publication date: 28 February 2013

Bangor student to perform with Frank Zappa's son

A Bangor University music student is looking forward to performing Frank Zappa’s work on a UK tour later this month.

Sioned Eleri Jones, 30, from Bangor, will be performing one of the legendary guitarists’ songs on the clarinet with his son, Dweezil, who is touring with his band Zappa Plays Zappa.

Publication date: 7 November 2012

Bangor student wins BAFTA Cymru Award

Bangor University graduate, Osian Williams has won a British Academy Cymru Award. His short film ,“Can i Emrys (A song for Emrys)”, which he directed during his third year at Bangor University, won the award for the “Short Form” category.

Publication date: 30 September 2013

Bangor student wins European Celtic Studies Prize

Bangor University PhD student Dr Greta Anthoons, a mature student from Belgium, has been awarded this year’s European Celtic Studies Society (Societas Celtologica Europaea) Johann Kaspar Zeuss Prize. The Prize of €750 is awarded for the best dissertations at MA and PhD level in the field of Celtic Studies.

Publication date: 25 October 2012

Bangor student wins video game award

A student at Bangor’s School of Creative Studies and Media has won a £45,000 award for a game he co-developed during one of his university modules.

Publication date: 11 September 2015

Bangor through to second round of OUP Moot

Bangor Law School has made it through to the next round of the Oxford University Press Moot, one of the most prestigious and popular mooting competitions in the UK.

Publication date: 8 December 2015

Bangor to host 6th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference

In July 2016, Bangor is privileged to be hosting the 6th UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference. Please visit the website for details of the conference.

Publication date: 25 June 2015

Bangor to Host Major Financial Sector Conference

Financial experts from across the world will attend a major conference at Bangor Business School next week.

Publication date: 14 June 2011

Bangor to host training workshop in conjunction with Amnesty International

Bangor Law School and Amnesty International (Colwyn Bay Branch) are delighted to be able to offer expert training on ‘The Protection of Women and Children in Armed Conflict’.  The workshop, taking place on Saturday 7th July, will focus on raising awareness of the challenges faced by women and children in armed conflict, introducing the legal regime that exists to address these challenges, engaging participants in ways in which they can become involved in the issues and drawing them into some practical application of knowledge and strategies.

Publication date: 16 May 2012

Bangor to host UK's first 'popular' digital fiction writing competition prize night

The first ever UK competition to find the best new examples of popular digital fiction will award its winners on Thursday 25 May 2017 at Bangor University.

Publication date: 15 May 2017

Bangor to host Welsh National Moot Competition

Bangor University will welcome law students from across the country later this month as it hosts the Welsh National Moot Competition.

Teams from Aberystwyth, Cardiff, Swansea, the University of South Wales and the Open University will travel to Bangor to battle it out for the coveted prize on Sunday, 29 March.

Publication date: 25 March 2015

Bangor top in Wales for student satisfaction in Modern Languages

The School of Modern Languages at Bangor has achieved excellent results in this year’s National Student Survey, coming top in Wales for student satisfaction in European Languages. The results also place the School in the top ten for European Languages in the UK.

Publication date: 15 August 2014

Bangor two in Santander Entrepreneurship Competition

Bangor University is well represented in the penultimate round of the 2018 Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards taking place at Strathclyde University on 26th June.

Having been selected from undergraduate and graduate students competing at Bangor University recently, Tim Hunt and Joe Perkins are among 20 entrepreneurs to have made it through to the next round to pitch their ideas at the Regional Finals.

Publication date: 22 June 2018

Bangor University admitted to European School of Law Network

Bangor University has become a member of the prestigious European School of Law, a network of only 16 universities worldwide.

It joins leading universities from nine countries – including the United States, Canada, Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece and Ireland – in a collaborative initiative which strives to improve students’ understanding of EU legal systems and the various legal traditions within Europe.

Publication date: 12 January 2016

Bangor University Alumna inaugurated as a Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Fellow

A Bangor University Alumna was awarded an Honorary Fellowship at the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s Annual Congregation recently. The Fellowships were awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to Welsh-medium Higher Education and the work of the Coleg generally.

Publication date: 8 March 2016

Bangor University Alumnus wins the Daniel Owen Memorial Medal at the National Eisteddfod

Guto Dafydd is the winner of this year’s Daniel Owen Memorial Medal, presented at a special ceremony on the Pavilion stage today.

Guto is more than familiar with standing in Eisteddfod ceremonies, having won the Conwy County Eisteddfod Crown yesterday and the Crown at Carmarthenshire in 2014, and the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize two years later at the Monmouthshire festival.

Publication date: 6 August 2019

Bangor University Alumnus wins the Eisteddfod Crown

The young poet from Pwllheli came out top in a competition which attracted 29 entries.

The Crown, sponsored by housing association, Grŵp Cynefin, is presented for a sequence of poems not in cynghanedd, of no more than 250 lines, on the subject of Cilfachau (inlets). The adjudicators are Manon Rhys, Ceri Wyn Jones and Cen Williams.  The prize money is donated by John Arthur and Margaret Glyn Jones and the family, Llanrwst.

Publication date: 5 August 2019

Bangor University and North Wales Police – Police Degree Programmes

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

Bangor University and the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) sign a Memorandum of Understanding

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Bangor University and the Emirates Institute of Banking and Financial Studies (EIBFS) on 1 December 2014 in Bangor University’s Council Chamber.

Publication date: 17 December 2014

Bangor University at Festival No.6

Bangor University is excited to announce that academic staff and students from the Arts and Humanities will be hosting a range of events as part of this year’s special 6th anniversary of Festival No. 6 - a bespoke banquet of music, arts, culture and gastronomy which takes place over the weekend of the 7-10 September in the magical village of Portmeirion, Penrhyndeudraeth, home of the cult TV series The Prisoner. This year’s headliners at the Festival include Bloc Party, The Flaming Lips, and Mogwai, alongside special talks by Irvine Welsh and Maxine Peake.

Publication date: 22 August 2017

Bangor University awarded grant to reveal contents of 17th century Mostyn letters

Three thousand rare letters surviving from the 17th and 18th centuries are to be made available to the international scholarly community following a new research award from the Marc Fitch Fund.

Bangor University’s Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates has been awarded the £40,000 grant to digitise and research an exceptional collection of letters kept in the library of Mostyn Hall in Flintshire.

Publication date: 9 July 2018

Bangor University Awards Peer Guide of the Year 2012

Rebecca Earnshaw has been named Peer Guide of the Year 2012 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that she has provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 13 May 2012

Bangor University Awards Peer Guides of the Year 2014

Victoria Allen and Joe Barnett have been named Peer Guides of the Year 2014 at Bangor University in recognition of the fantastic support that they both have provided to first year students at the University.

Publication date: 1 May 2014

Bangor University a world-ranked University

Bangor University has risen substantially in Times Higher Education World University rankings 2011-12, and is now placed among the world’s top 275 universities, alongside universities such as Bath and Queen’s.

Publication date: 19 October 2011

Bangor University Bahrain Celebrates Graduation

Congratulations to 87 students who graduated at the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF) recently.

Publication date: 25 September 2019

Bangor University collaborations with businesses nominated for three awards

Bangor University has been nominated for three awards in publishing company Wales Business Insider’s Business and Education Awards, to be held in Cardiff on 3 November. The awards shine a light on collaborative work between Wales’ education institutions and the nation’s economy.

Publication date: 31 October 2016

Bangor University Conference on ‘the best–hated man in Wales’

A hundred years after the publication of a book which gained its author the title of “the best-hated man in Wales”, a Conference is to be held at Bangor University to mark the centenary. 

The book, My People by Caradoc Evans, was a collection of short stories set in an imaginary west Wales community, based on Evans’s native Rhydlewis in Carmarthenshire.  It ferociously satirised the rural, Welsh-speaking people as avaricious, hypocritical and brutal, their obedience to the rigid codes of the Chapel only emphasizing their emotional repression.

Publication date: 25 June 2015

Bangor University crowned for its business collaborations and its sustainability campaign

Bangor University has been crowned University of the Year for its work with the business sector and won two other awards at the Business Insider Awards ceremony in Cardiff last night (3 November). Also on the same night, the University received an award for sustainability campaign by the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) at an event in London.

Publication date: 4 November 2016

Bangor University establishes Confucius Institute

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Bangor University and Hanban (Confucius Institute Headquarters) on 17 April 2012 at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London to set up a Confucius Institute at Bangor University in collaboration with China University of Political Science & Law, Beijing.

Publication date: 25 April 2012

Bangor University helps depositor protection and financial stability in Nigeria and across Africa

The Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation visits Bangor University.

Publication date: 21 November 2019

Bangor University History student wins prestigious award

Congratulations to Ceiri Coker, a postgraduate student at the School of History and Archaeology, on winning the Dr John Davies Memorial Award at the National Eisteddfod of Wales 2017. The prize is awarded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol for the best Welsh history dissertation presented through the medium of Welsh.

Publication date: 9 August 2017

Bangor University Honorary Fellow delivers master classes in International Law

Bangor University Honorary Fellow, Professor Malcolm Evans OBE, Professor of International Law at Bristol University, visited Bangor on 19 and 20 March 2013. On both days, Professor Evans taught undergraduates in the final year compulsory module on International Law.

Publication date: 3 April 2013

Bangor University hosts Medieval Fun Day at Caernarfon Castle

Nearly 500 local school pupils and their teachers enjoyed a packed program full of history, education, creativity and fun at a Medieval Fun Day at Caernarfon Castle, organised by Bangor University recently.

Publication date: 21 July 2016

Bangor University hosts Music Masterclasses in China

Iwan Llewelyn Jones, an academic from the School of Music and Media, Bangor University will be visiting China later this month to perform and host masterclasses for music students in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.

Publication date: 17 October 2018

Bangor University: How to keep Law students happy!

It’s official: Bangor University has some of the most satisfied graduating law students not only in Wales, but also across the UK!

In the most recent National Student Survey, Bangor Law School was ranked as the no.1 law school in Wales and joint 5th in the whole of the United Kingdom for overall student satisfaction. One aspect the students are particularly happy with is teaching: in the ‘staff are good at explaining things’ category, Bangor scored a phenomenal 100% satisfaction rating from its three-year LLB students, making it the top law school throughout the UK for this.

Publication date: 1 October 2014

Bangor University in Top 100 Most International Universities in the World

Bangor has been ranked 90th in this year’s Times Higher Education 100 Most International Universities in the World list.

Publication date: 30 January 2015

Bangor University is delighted to sign new agreements with Jamaican and Botswana Banking and Financial Institutes

Bangor Business School and the Chartered Banker MBA team were proud to Sponsor and Exhibit at WCBI 2019 London. This biannual conference with over 300 delegates provided the perfect opportunity for Bangor University to reconnect with strategically important global partners to include the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Bahamas Institute of Financial Services, IFS Malta, Jamaica Institute of Financial Services and Botswana Institute of Banking and Finance.

Publication date: 18 September 2019

Bangor University launches a unique Confucius Institute

The first Confucius Institute anywhere in the world to have a focus on Law, is being opened officially at Bangor University.  The Confucius Institute is being launched by First Minister Carwyn Jones, in the presence of Mr SHEN Yang, Minister-Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy. 

Publication date: 10 September 2012

Bangor University launches the Bangor Employability Award

The Bangor Employability Award (BEA) scheme is currently being launched to undergraduate students in all academic schools. The scheme has been designed to enhance the career prospects of Bangor University students through the provision of a programme of personal development and career management exercises, alongside recognition of many extracurricular and co-curricular activities.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Bangor University launches Undergraduate Internship Scheme

Bangor University has launched an Undergraduate Internship Scheme aimed at providing opportunities to help enhance the employability of its students.

Publication date: 19 December 2012

Bangor University Law Fair, 20 November 2019

Publication date: 14 November 2019

Bangor University Law reach Semi Final of international criminal law competition

A team of Bangor University Law students have beaten off previous winners and made it through to the semi-finals of a prestigious international competition for law students.

This was Bangor University Law School’s first attempt competing in the International Criminal Court (ICC) Moot Court competition. Held at The Hague and organised by Leiden University’s Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies, with the support of the International Criminal Court, the ICC moot is one of the more notable international mooting competitions in which law students compete against each other in simulated court proceedings.

Publication date: 31 May 2016

Bangor University Law School Staff member wins a prestigious Leadership Bursary

Gary Clifford, Director of the Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies (ICPS) at Bangor Law School, has been awarded a Leadership Bursary by Academi Wales, a public service centre for leadership excellence. He was chosen after a highly competitive selection process and over the next six months will take part in Academi’s world leading skills development programme.

Publication date: 15 November 2013

Bangor University leads Welsh Universities in student satisfaction

Bangor University is top in Wales in the most recent measure of student satisfaction, and is in the top 10 of the UK’s best non-specialist universities, the traditional institutions who offer a broad range of subjects.  

The results are drawn from the National Student Survey, a poll of around half a million graduating students at each university in the UK, which provides the most comprehensive feedback on the student experience at each institution.

Publication date: 12 August 2014

Bangor University Lecturer selected as Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert

Owen Davies from Bangor University’s School of Education has been recognized as a global leader in using technology to transform education and been named a Microsoft Innovative Educator(MIE) Expert, joining the more than 6,700 educators in the MIE Expert program worldwide.

Each year, Microsoft selects innovative educators to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other as a global community dedicated to improving student outcomes through technology.

Publication date: 3 October 2017

Bangor University lecturer's prestigious role at the Urdd Eisteddfod

Dr Rhian Siân Hodges from the School of Social Sciences, Bangor University and Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has been chosen as the Master of Ceremonies at this year’s Urdd National Eisteddfod in Caerphilly.

Publication date: 26 May 2015

Bangor University maintains leadership position in Student Satisfaction

Bangor University again leads Welsh universities in the most recent measure of student satisfaction, and is among the top 10 of the UK’s best non-specialist universities, the traditional institutions who offer a broad range of subjects. 

Publication date: 12 August 2015

Bangor University MA Studentship

Publication date: 16 August 2014

Bangor University Opera - Dido and Aeneas

Early Music Bangor, conducted by Chris Collins and the Director of Bangor University Opera Marian Bryfdir join forces to bring Purcell’ s iconic opera to life for two performances in May. 

Publication date: 25 April 2016

Bangor University PhD Student takes part in new BBC Radio Wales feature

A Bangor University PhD student has had a fantastic opportunity of working as a resident historian for a new two-part music feature on BBC Radio Wales. 

Publication date: 2 September 2016

Bangor University placed in the Times Higher Education Art & Humanities rankings

Bangor University’s arts and humanities courses have been ranked second in Wales and amongst the top 250 worldwide in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2018 by subject released today.

Publication date: 13 September 2017

Bangor University professor curates Jewish History Month 2019

Bangor University professor, Dr. Nathan Abrams, has played a large hand in curating the programme for The Jewish Historical Society of England’s forthcoming Jewish History Month, March 2019.

The theme of this year's Jewish History Month is Big Screen Little Screen, Jews in British Cinema and Television.

Publication date: 28 February 2019

Bangor University Professor Discovers "Lost" Kubrick Screenplay

Professor Nathan Abrams, a Kubrick expert at Bangor University, has discovered a 1956 screenplay by Stanley Kubrick which was believed to have been lost. Titled Burning Secret, it was an adaptation of Viennese novelist, Stefan Zweig's 1913 novella of the same name.

The novella is told from the perspective of a twelve-year old Jewish boy. He is befriended by a suave but predatory baron at an Austrian holiday spa resort as a means of seducing his married mother. The child acts as an unwitting go-between for his mother and her would-be lover making for a disturbing story with sexuality and child abuse churning beneath its surface.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Bangor University project aims to enhance NHS services

A new £300,000 project aims to ensure that NHS decisions about patient-focused services will be informed by greater in-depth feedback from patients.

The two-year project will improve the way researchers use existing qualitative research on health services, to increase the likelihood that it will be used by NHS decision-makers.

Publication date: 28 September 2015

Bangor University rated Gold

Bangor University has been awarded the Gold standard in the UK Government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework, and is the only University in Wales to achieve this standard.

The framework assesses universities against a range of criteria and is part of the UK government’s plans for raising standards in higher education. It also gives students more information so that they can make the most informed decisions when deciding which university to attend.

Publication date: 22 June 2017

Bangor University receives two Athena SWAN awards - first for Bangor Business School

Bangor University is delighted to announce that two recent Athena SWAN applications from the Bangor Business School and the School of Psychology have been successful. The Bangor Business School is the first School from the College of Arts, Humanities & Business to hold an award. The School of Psychology has held a Bronze award since 2016 and was successful in renewing this award. These awards recognise the University’s and Schools’ ongoing commitment to gender equality for staff and students.

Publication date: 10 October 2019

Bangor University recognised for world-leading research

Bangor University’s research has a major impact around the world according to a national assessment of research quality (REF) published today.

Publication date: 18 December 2014

Bangor University Researchers invited to present flagship project to Welsh Assembly Members

Bangor University researchers have been invited to present their work to an audience of Assembly Members for the second time this year.  Dr Nathan Abrams and Dr Sally Baker, from the Schools of Creative Studies and Media and Social Sciences respectively, were awarded £19,000 from Beacon for Wales to hold a touring exhibition of Jewish Life of North Wales.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

Bangor University Researchers Invited To Present Flagship Project To Welsh Assembly Members

Bangor University researchers have been invited to present their work to an audience of Assembly Members for the second time this year. Dr Nathan Abrams and Dr Sally Baker, from the Schools of Creative Studies and Media and Social Sciences respectively, were awarded £19,000 from Beacon for Wales to hold a touring exhibition of Jewish Life of North Wales. Beacon for Wales promotes public engagement work by universities, bringing the general public and universities together. The exhibition has so far visited Blaenau Ffestiniog and Bangor and is currently in Pwllheli, having attracted visitors from across Wales, Europe and the US. Fifty people attended a reception with kosher wine and snacks in Bangor University’s Main Arts Library to mark the arrival of the exhibition in Bangor.

Publication date: 4 November 2010

Bangor University Research Excellence Awards 2016

Bangor University is to highlight and celebrate the high standard of research at the University in a new Research Excellence Awards event to be held for the first time this December, and has just announced the Awards Shortlists.

The inaugural Awards will shine a spotlight on some of the University’s outstanding research teams and individuals.

The winners will be announced at an Awards dinner in Pontio on 5th December 2016.

Publication date: 26 October 2016

Bangor University rewards outstanding impact from its research and enterprise activities

Projects which have benefited local and global communities were rewarded as Bangor University held its third annual Impact and Innovation Awards on the 3rd December 2015.

Publication date: 4 December 2015

Bangor University rewards staff for achieving Research Excellence

A new Research Excellence Awards event has just been held at Bangor University to celebrate the high standard of research at the University.

Publication date: 6 December 2016

Bangor University School of English excels in National Student Survey

The School of English at Bangor has achieved excellent results in this year’s National Student Survey, coming top in Wales for student satisfaction on Creative Writing Degree programmes.

Publication date: 1 September 2014

Bangor University’s continuing role at the centre of world Arthurian studies

Bangor University has been the centre of all things Arthurian this week, and indeed has been an important centre for the study of Arthurian Literature for over 50 years.

Publication date: 11 September 2013

Bangor University set for another busy National Eisteddfod week at Llanrwst

Bangor University is proud to be taking part again this year at the National Eisteddfod in Llanrwst.

As well as contributing to activities the on the Maes, there will also be buzz on the University's stand again this year.

Publication date: 1 August 2019

Bangor University Shines the Spotlight on Women in Music

Bangor University’s School of Music and Media is holding its Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music this year. The Conference takes place on 4 - 6 September, and the University will be welcoming prominent speakers and musicians, including music scholars, practitioners, funders, broadcasters, journalists and music professionals from all around the world.

Publication date: 27 August 2019

Bangor University shortlisted in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards

Bangor University has been shortlisted in 6 out of 9 categories including University of the Year, in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

Publication date: 30 March 2015

Bangor University Signs a New Agreement with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance

On 6 March, Bangor University signed a new agreement with the Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance (BIBF). Bangor Business School has worked with the BIBF since 2004.

Publication date: 18 March 2019

Bangor University’s Management Centre marks 10th Anniversary

The Management Centre at Bangor University celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, having been created by the University as a £15m Project with major EU and other external funding support. 

Since its launch in 2008, the Centre has outperformed all of the learning and jobs created targets as set out by its European funders and currently has a workforce of 71 staff.

Publication date: 15 August 2018

Bangor University Sociologist at Europe Day in Kazan, Russian Federation

Professor Howard Davis was one of the invited speakers at a public debate held on the topic of ‘Religion and Diversity’ in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russian Federation on 26th March 2011.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

Bangor University’s Santander Entrepreneurship Pitchers

Three Bangor University students are have been selected to represent the University in the regional finals of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards competition.

Having competed against over thirty entries to be selected as the final shortlist of six student projects, PhD graduate Ned Hartfiel and Psychology Masters students Alex Bailey and Daniel Pascoe were awarded a cheque for £200 for their entries, and will be eligible for business support through B-Enterprising at the University’s Careers & Employability Service.  

Publication date: 30 March 2017

Bangor University’s satisfied students

Bangor University continues to rise in popularity among its students. The University again retains its place at 14th in the UK and is second in Wales in a new university experience survey (Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2016).

Publication date: 17 March 2016

Bangor University’s School of Music – the best in Wales!

It’s official: Bangor University is the best place in Wales to study for a degree in Music. The results of the 2014 National Student Survey, published last week, place Bangor’s School of Music top in Wales, with a massive overall satisfaction rate of 91%.

Publication date: 18 August 2014

Bangor University student film nominated for RTS Student TV Award

A short film created by an alumnus and current student at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has been nominated for a Royal Television Society 2014 Student Television Award in the Postgraduate Drama category.

Publication date: 12 May 2015

Bangor University student Film on RTS Television Awards shortlist

Good luck to School of Creative Studies and Media graduate Andrew Pritchard! Today (18 March) Andy, from Groeslon, near Caernarfon, finds out if his shortlisted film Snowdonia: open all year is to be successful in the Wales round of the RTS Student Television Awards.

Publication date: 18 March 2016

Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Award Nominations

We are pleased to announce that seven School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology staff have been nominated for the Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards, 2013: five for Teacher of the Year, two for Dissertation/Thesis Supervisor of the Year, and one for Support Staff Member of the Year.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Bangor University student publishes ground-breaking book on local mining history

A Bangor University student has launched a book about mines in Cwm Rheidol and Ystumtuen after starting work on it when he was just eight years old.

Publication date: 29 October 2018

Bangor University student reaches the final of the Wales International Harp Festival

Bangor University undergraduate Dian Yu, who plays the guzheng (Chinese zither), was one of six finalists to be selected by a panel of internationally renowned judges for the final round of the World Music Competition in the recent Wales International Harp Festival 2014 in Caernarfon.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Bangor University students awarded prestigious Drapers’ Company medals

Two Bangor University students have been presented with Drapers’ Medals. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students. These prestigious awards takes into account the quality of a student’s research, teaching, and service to the University and community.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Bangor University Students Demonstrating Excellent Employability

The annual Employability Celebration evening was held recently to congratulate and showcase Bangor University students who have taken part in the Bangor Employability Award and demonstrated exceptional commitment to developing their employability through extra- and co-curricular activities whilst at University.

Publication date: 8 May 2015

Bangor University students get ready for the LifeStart challenge

Bangor University is one of only 12 universities taking part in LifeStart – a new challenge platform developed by Virgin Money and Virgin StartUp. LifeStart aims to help students find their edge and achieve greater career and financial success by helping them learn critical enterprise and financial skills through participation in prize-winning Challenges.

Publication date: 30 November 2017

Bangor University students look forward to the launch of their first App

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Bangor University Students Release New Books

Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media are pleased to announce the publication dates for two anthologies – Blue Pencils and SCSM’s Media Medley. Four students in the School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) have been working together for the past four months to produce and publish an anthology of short, original fiction. 

Publication date: 12 May 2017

Bangor University Student successes in LifeStart challenges

Two Bangor University students have been successful in recent ‘LifeStart Challenges’, winning substantial sums of money and valuable experiences.

Bangor University is one of only 12 universities taking part in LifeStart – a new challenge platform developed by Virgin StartUp. LifeStart aims to help students find their edge and achieve greater career and financial success by helping them learn critical enterprise and financial skills through participation in prize-winning Challenges.

Publication date: 10 April 2018

Bangor University student to work with world’s number one bestselling writer on next project

Ashwin Sanghi, a Bangor University PhD Creative Writing student- who is already a publishing phenomenon in his own right in his native India, is to co-author a novel with a writer currently described as the world’s most popular crime fiction writer: author James Patterson.

Publication date: 24 January 2013

Bangor University student wins national award

Bangor University’s Students’ Union Vice-President for Societies and Community Elect has won a national award.

Publication date: 13 June 2016

Bangor University subjects join elite in world table

Newly published analysis of the latest influential QS World University Rankings, which saw Bangor University soar to 411th position worldwide, now provides further information on rankings for different subject areas among the world’s best universities.

Six subjects and one subject area taught at Bangor University feature among the world’s elite universities in this year’s release of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, with Agriculture and Forestry appearing in the top 100 institutions worldwide who teach the subject and rising from among last year’s 200 top Universities.

Publication date: 8 March 2017

Bangor University to host major event on Human Trafficking in Wales

In its newly released first annual report, the Inter-Departmental Ministerial Group on Human Trafficking reported to Parliament that the number of people being trafficked into the UK is rising. Last year the authorities learned of 946 victims, compared with 710 in 2010.

The release of this report coincides with a groundbreaking event being co-hosted by Bangor University’s Centre for International Law and the Welsh Centre for International Affairs, to be held at the University’s Main Arts Lecture Theatre on Friday, 2nd November 2012.

Publication date: 31 October 2012

Bangor University to reward outstanding impact from its research and enterprise activities

Twelve projects at Bangor University have been shortlisted for the University’s third annual Impact and Innovation Awards 2015, supported by Santander Universities.

These prestigious awards at Bangor University recognise and celebrate the recent impact that the University’s research, innovation and enterprise activities have on the wider economy and society. This year, the University is also introducing a new award category, Outstanding Contribution to Wales, to recognise activities that have led to impact of national significance in Wales.

Publication date: 27 November 2015

Bangor University to work with clinical academics in South India to prevent deaths by suicide

A social psychiatrist from  the University's School of Social Sciences is leading a team of psychiatrists and social scientists to work with colleagues in South India to prevent deaths by suicide.

Publication date: 21 August 2015

Bangor University unites employers and students at unique law careers fair

With 91% of first degree Law graduates in work or further study six months after graduating and a commitment to improving the career prospects of its students, it’s easy to see why Bangor University Law School is ranked as the no.1 law school in Wales, according to the latest league tables from The Guardian.

One of the ways in which the School aims to enhance its students’ employability is through its annual Law Fair, where aspiring young lawyers have an invaluable opportunity to meet and network with some of the region’s most prominent employers, including solicitors and barristers, as well as those from the non-legal sector.

Publication date: 29 October 2015

Bangor University Visits the Uzbek Banking Association

On the 17th October, Bangor University visited the Uzbek Bankers Association in their impressive headquarters in Tashkent.

Publication date: 30 October 2019

Bangor University Words/Music researchers involved in two events in central London

Lecturer in French Dr Helen Abbott and Honorary Research Fellow in French pianist Sholto Kynoch co-presented a session on their ongoing research collaboration looking at the performance of French song recently.

Publication date: 19 May 2011

Bangor Welcomes Coleg Cymraeg Posts and Provision

Once again this year, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has funded more lecturers to teach in various fields at universities across Wales.

Publication date: 14 September 2015

Bangor welcomes guest lecturers from the University of Cádiz

Professor del Valle Galvez of the University of Cádiz and his colleague associate, Professor Inmaculada Gonzalez Garcia, recently visited the Law School, and delivered a fascinating series of seminars on the Anglo-Spanish dispute over Gibraltar.

Publication date: 28 September 2012

Bangor welcomes legal eagles from across the globe for annual Summer School

Bangor Law School has welcomed legal professionals and students from around the world for its annual Summer School.

Publication date: 23 August 2012

Bangor welcomes the President of the Law Society of England and Wales

Bangor Law School had a unique opportunity to showcase its research expertise and employability provision to the President of the Law Society of England and Wales.

Publication date: 22 February 2012

Bangor welcomes Visiting Professor from Shanghai Jiaotong University

This month, Bangor Law School welcomes a Visiting Professor from one of China’s leading universities.

Publication date: 28 May 2014

Bangor welcomes winner of eminent Chevening scholarship

Bangor Law School has happily welcomed Damian Etone of Cameroon as its first ever Chevening student. 

Publication date: 18 October 2012

Bangor Young Enterprise team pick up Award in London

Congratulations to Bangor University's 'University of Ales' team who represented Wales in the UK finals of the Young Enterprise Start Up Programme in Canary Wharf, Londonrecently. the Team won the Best Investment Proposal/Company Report- one of the four Awards presented on the night.

Publication date: 19 May 2013

Bank Bailouts: Bangor Professor cited in the Rolling Stone Magazine

The Rolling Stone, an American magazine published every two weeks that covers music, politics, and popular culture since 1967 has published an article in its issue dated January 17th 2013 by its award-winning contributing editor Matthew Taibbi on the “Secrets and Lies of the Bailout”.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

Banking research paper picks up international award

A research paper written by Bangor Business School academics has won an international award.

Publication date: 19 September 2016

Bank Mergers Can Spoil Your Savings: research by Bangor Business School academic wins ‘Best Paper’ award

UK bank and building society mergers do not benefit their customers. Research measuring how interest rates and the range of services provided to depositors change after bank mergers has just been awarded a ‘Best Paper’ award.

Publication date: 7 February 2013

“Bank nationalization, reprivatization, crisis and financial rescue: Using testimonials to write contemporary Mexican banking history”

“Bank nationalization, reprivatization, crisis and financial rescue: Using testimonials to write contemporary Mexican banking history”, by Enrique Cardenas (Centro de Estudios Espinosa Yglesias). Monday 7th April 2014, Bangor Business School London Centre

Publication date: 11 March 2014

BBC’s The One Show revisits Beatles’ Bangor visit

Remember to watch The One Show on BBC 1 at 7.00 on Tuesday 23 November to find out about when The Beatles came to Bangor.

Publication date: 22 November 2010

BBS graduates attend business leaders’ event at the Shard

Bangor Business School graduates Agnieszka Kurdzieko and Elin Jones attended an exclusive Future Leaders’ Luncheon in July, hosted by CPA Australia at the Shard in London.

Publication date: 2 August 2017

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

‘BDZH: Graphic Mosaics of Brittany’

Publication date: 6 March 2019

BEAM Festival puts Bangor musician in the spotlight

A festival that showcases creative technology in music will be featuring the work of a former Bangor University student.

Publication date: 15 June 2011

Behind Eyes Wide Shut

A symposium, the only one of its kind to be held in the UK, will explore the legacy of Eyes Wide Shut, film director, Stan;ey Kubrick's final film. 

The event is a collaboration between the UAL Archives and Special Collections Centre and Bangor University

Publication date: 10 December 2019

Beijing Dance Academy opens UK tour in Llandudno

Dancers from China’s prestigious Beijing Dance Academy are set to open their exclusive UK tour, Beauty Beyond Words, in Llandudno on Monday 28th September in partnership with Bangor University’s Confucius Institute.

Publication date: 10 September 2015

Best UK radiography course tops University league table

Bangor University is listed as the best place to study Radiography according to the Times & Sunday Times University Guide 2016. Bangor‘s Radiography students also had the best graduate prospects of any UK radiography graduates and the University was listed 3rd for radiography entry standards.

Bangor University also appears among the top 10 UK universities for a further five subjects. In addition to Radiography, these are Celtic Studies (Welsh) (2nd), Social Policy (2nd), Agriculture & Forestry (7th),Creative Writing (8th) and Education (10th).

Publication date: 28 September 2015

Beyond Borders

In collaboration with Creative North Wales, Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media is holding a networking event at Pontio on 19 January titled Beyond Borders.

Publication date: 12 January 2018

BIBF Alumnus of the Year 2019

The Dean of the College of Arts Humanities and Business, Andrew Edwards and the Head of Business School attended the Alumni Reception recently held at BIBF.

Publication date: 26 September 2019

Bilingualism and Down syndrome

Learning Disability Wales have published an article by our PhD student Rebecca Ward and Dr Eirini Sanoudaki.

Publication date: 13 December 2017

Bill Teahan, ‘Agent Inspired Design for the Creative Industries: The Game of Life but not as we know it’

Publication date: 11 January 2019

Boddi Mewn Celfyddyd (Drowning in Art) Conference

After years of destruction and protest, the water flooded Cwm Celyn in 1965, drowning culture, local history and tradition in its wake.

However, the anger and heartbreak of the nation gave rise not only to a political awakening, but also to an artistic awakening as a generation of Welsh people found means of expressing their contempt through music, poetry, drama and art.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

‘Bodedern’s musical success

During the National Eisteddfod of Wales’s hymn-singing festival in Bodedern (Anglesey) broadcast on Sunday evening, August 6th, a former Bangor University School of Music doctoral researchers gained a resounding success.

Dr Godfrey Wyn Williams from Pontcysyllte (nr. Llangollen) was awarded the Eisteddfod’s prize for composing an original hymn tune. Following several successes in local and regional festivals throughout Wales (inc. Eisteddfod Llandegfan, Llanrwst, Treuddyn, Mynytho, Bancffosfelen, Powys & Lampeter), Godfrey’s talent was given national recognition and a truly memorable performance during the televised cymanfa ganu

Publication date: 7 August 2017

Book is first to explore literary videogames

SCSM’s Prof Astrid Ensslin’s latest book, Literary Gaming, has just been published by MIT Press.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

Book of the Year 2011

Novels written by two lecturers in the School of Welsh have been selected for the long list of the Book of the Year 2011 competition.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Book Prize for Prof. Nancy Edwards

Professor of Medieval Archaeology, has been awarded the G. T. Clarke Prize by the Cambrian Archaeological Association.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Boost for Bangor University as new term gets underway

Welsh language provision at Bangor University has received a significant boost due to funding by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

The university has appointed four lecturers through the Coleg’s Academic Staffing Scheme to work in Psychology, Law, Computer Science, Nursing and Health Care and Accountancy.

Publication date: 3 October 2013

'Bowling together? Civil society in a North East Wales village' - Bangor WISERD research team

'Bowling together? Civil society in a North East Wales village': a guest lecture by Bangor University's WISERD research team

Publication date: 9 March 2016

Brainy Bangor student takes on the zombies

They often come out at night, and are always on the hunt for more brains – Yes, students and zombies have always had a lot in common.

And this halloween weekend a postgraduate student at the School of Creative Studies and Media will appear in a TV special to discuss the living dead.

Publication date: 31 October 2013

Brexit and Britpop: Europeans have stronger cultural links to the UK thanks to English language music

As the European referendum campaigners try to outdo each other with spectacular claims and counterclaims about the risks and benefits of remaining in or leaving the EU, what has become clear is that it is not just the Tory party that is deeply divided on the issue, but Britain as a whole.

The ambivalence is even part of the “in” rhetoric, with statements frequently prefaced by assurances that the politician is “no lover of European bureaucracy” or some such qualification. And there are suspicions that even at the top there is a lack of wholehearted support for the European project, with both Jeremy Corbyn and David Cameron having been accused of previously tending towards Euroscepticism.

Publication date: 13 June 2016

Brexit uncertainty boosts support for Welsh independence from the UK

In a move that surprised many, in June 2016, 52.5% of people in Wales voted to leave the European Union. But concerns over Brexit negotiations, and “chaos in UK politics” have mounted since then, and recent polls suggest that support for remain has risen considerably in Wales.

Now, the Welsh government has announced that it will campaign for the UK to remain in the EU while public attention is turning to the question of whether the Welsh should become independent from a post-Brexit UK.

This article by Stephen Clear, Lecturer in Law, was originally published on The Conversation under a Creative Commons Licence. Read the original article.

Publication date: 31 July 2019

Brilliant Poems from Bangor

The Bangor University student experience was the inspiration behind one of the volumes that reached the shortlist for last year’s Welsh Book of the Year competition.

Publication date: 19 March 2018

Bringing Bangor’s buzz to the Bay

Again this year, staff from Bangor University are contributing their expertise to a number of  core and fringe events at this year’s National Eisteddfod, which is being held in Cardiff between 30-11 August.

Publication date: 3 August 2018

Bringing the Middle Ages into the digital age

Publication date: 10 February 2015

Bringing the Social Sciences to life at Bangor

Sixth formers from across north Wales have had the chance to get ‘hands on’ with the social sciences at an event at Bangor University.

Over 100 pupils attended the School of Social Sciences’s Festival Day on Wednesday, 9th November, where Bangor staff and students guided them through a series of interactive sessions covering sociology, criminology and health and social care.

Publication date: 11 November 2016

British Academy-funded Alcohol Workshop - 20 January 2017

British Academy funded Alcohol Workshop 20th January 2017, Chester, UK

As part of a British Academy funded research project on alcohol warning labels we at Bangor Business School are running a free one-day workshop aimed at researchers, practitioners, policy makers and PhD students on the topic of alcohol messages. 

Publication date: 20 September 2016

British Accounting and Finance Association Annual Conference of Northern Area Group

The annual conference of the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA) Northern Area Group  will be held at Bangor Business School , Bangor University on the 14th and the 15th September 2017.

Publication date: 11 September 2017

British Education Award for Mark

For the second year in succession, a Bangor graduate has won a British Education Award.

Mark Barrow, who graduated from Bangor University earlier this year, won the Wales Gradauate category of these increasingly prestigious awards, which celebrate individuals who have excelled within the UK education system.

Publication date: 1 February 2019

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

British Student Film Festival

A self directed collaborative project by undergraduate and postgraduate students in SCSM has been selected for the British Student Film Festival and is screening in London, Bristol, Newcastle and Liverpool during April.
Congratulations to the production team on the film "31st May".

Publication date: 27 April 2012

Britons see volunteering as a hobby or a way to network rather than a chore

Despite the UK being named Europe’s most generous country last year, new data from the Office for National statistics has shown that volunteering for charities and other organisations in the country declined by 7% in the three years to 2015. Furthermore, over the past decade there has been a 15.4% fall in the total number of regular hours dedicated to volunteering, dropping from to 2.28 billion from 1.93 billion hours.

This, according to the Office for National Statistics, resulted in a loss of more than £1 billion between 2012 and 2015.

This downturn doesn’t show the whole picture, however: the ONS also found that more young people are getting involved with volunteering initiatives. And that though the amount of time spent volunteering has declined, more people are signing up to volunteer.

This article by Stephanie Jones, PhD student of sociology, studying civil society, volunteering and participation, at the School of Social Sciences Bangor University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 24 March 2017

Bronwen interns in the EU’s ‘Silicon Valley’ thanks to Welsh Livery Company Scholarship

A prestigious travel scholarship has enabled an undergraduate student to undertake an Intellectual Property Law internship in Dublin – the EU’s ‘Silicon Valley’.

Earlier this summer, LLB Law student Bronwen Hughes, from Acton, was awarded the Welsh Livery Company’s Eric Sunderland travel scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law.

Publication date: 5 August 2015

Bubble Challenge for Enterprise by Design

Enterprise by Design 2014 culminated recently with student teams pitching their ideas to a panel of judges and an invited audience. Dr Zigs Extraordinary Bubbles, a toy manufacturer based in north Wales set the challenge: design new packaging for their extraordinary toys.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

Business alumnus Dafydd becomes a director at local accountancy practice

Dafydd Hughes, a local graduate from Bangor University, has been appointed as a director of Hart Parry Cyf, an established accountancy practice based in Bangor.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

Business and Law Students Tackle Snowdon for Charity

Two students from Bangor’s Business and Law Schools had a very early morning wake up call on Saturday, 3rd November, as they joined a team of six other University Halls Wardens in taking up the challenge of climbing Mount Snowdon in the dark, with the aim of reaching the summit by sunrise.

Publication date: 28 November 2012

Business and Law students visit the heart of the European Union

Business and Law students from Bangor University have united for a comprehensive study visit to some of the principal institutions of the European Union, thanks to sponsorship from Welsh MEP Dr Kay Swinburne.

Publication date: 19 December 2013

Business and Law students visit the heart of the European Union

Students from Bangor University’s Business and Law Schools have visited some of the key institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe thanks to sponsorship from Jill Evans, Welsh Member of the European Parliament.

Publication date: 11 January 2013

Business School academic awarded British Academy grant to research nuclear power industry

Dr Tony Dobbins, Senior Lecturer in Human Resource Management at Bangor Business School, has been awarded a grant of £9769 by the British Academy/Leverhulme Trust to examine anticipatory responses to closure and redundancy in Welsh nuclear power plants, including Wylfa on Anglesey.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Business School alumnus to receive Honorary Fellowship

Bangor Business School alumnus Eric Hepburn will receive an Honorary Fellowship from Bangor University in July 2013.

Publication date: 25 June 2013

Business Skills with the Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Professional Football League, gave undergraduate students an invaluable insight into the commercial world during a recent visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Business student among Bangor’s Santander Entrepreneur finalists

Business undergraduate Adam McDonald from St Helens was among the Bangor University finalists pitching their entrepreneurial ideas at a Santander Entrepreneurship competition recently.

Publication date: 27 March 2013

Business Student faces 15 Peak Challenge

A Bangor University student is set to undertake Snowdonia’s gruelling 3000s 15 Peak Challenge to support people with osteoporosis.

Publication date: 2 July 2014

Business students help market and promote sell-out TEDx event

Bangor Business School students have been involved in a project to promote the first TEDx event in Wales, which took place in Holyhead on 16th January 2013.

TEDx is an independently organised event created in the spirit of TED, a global set of conferences devoted to “ideas worth spreading”.

Publication date: 6 February 2013

Business students pitch their ideas at national Marketing competition

Two teams from Bangor Business School recently took part in the final round of ‘Brolio/ The Pitch’, a Welsh university-wide competition organised by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) and sponsored by the Welsh Government.

Publication date: 25 February 2014

Business students recognised for Peer Guide contribution

Several of Bangor Business School’s students have been recognised by the University for their contribution to the Peer Guiding scheme.

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Business students tackle Bangor’s waste problems through ‘Junk Genie’ Campaign

Bangor Business School students have been involved in developing an end-of-term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Business students tackle Bangor’s waste problems through ‘Pirate’ campaign

For the third year running, Bangor Business School students have been involved in an end-of-term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor.

Publication date: 29 June 2012

CAHB Graduate Research Induction Event (MRes, MPhil, PhD)

Publication date: 15 August 2019

Call for Papers - Adopting the Cultural Other: Western Participatory Borrowings

We are interested in papers reporting and/or theorising research on such phenomena from music, dance, language, religion, art and other cultural forms. The conference will be interdisciplinary and perspectives from ethnomusicology, anthropology, sociology, cultural geography and other disciplines are welcome.

Publication date: 22 October 2013

Call for Papers: Conference on Finance and Development in Muslim Economies

A conference on Finance & Development in Islamic Economies will be held at Bangor Business School, Bangor University on September 15 2014, in collaboration with Islamic Research Training Institute (IRTI) of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB). Selected papers will be invited for submission for a possible special issue of the JFSR.

Publication date: 22 January 2014

Call for papers extended until May 31st

Call for papers extended until May 31st for the Cultural Translation and East Asia: Film, Literature and Art conference. More detail here: https://sites.google.com/site/culturaltranslationbangorwales/

Publication date: 28 May 2012

CALL FOR PAPERS: PATRIARCHAL PARADIGMS? THE ROLES AND EXPERIENCES OF WOMEN ON THE LANDED ESTATES OF WALES

Publication date: 12 April 2018

Calling all Irish students - come and meet us in Dublin on 23 and 24 August

Thinking of studying Law this September? There are places available on Law degree programmes at Bangor Law School, Bangor University.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Calling Manchester: first year Legal Skills students take a court and careers visit

94 law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester’s Civil Justice Centre and Crown Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 9 May 2013

Canadian student a step closer to a career in international human rights

A Canadian international student will now pursue her dream of “changing the world” after graduating from Bangor University this week. Elizabeth Megan Strange, 23, from Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, graduated with a LLB Law degree after an incredibly busy and successful two years of study.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Can applying messages to cigarettes dissuade us from smoking?

Two academics from Bangor Business School have been applying their knowledge of marketing and managerial studies to investigate a new medium for getting the no-smoking message across: the cigarette itself.

Publication date: 7 January 2014

CANCELLED EVENT: Have you decided how you will vote in the Referendum?

Following the events in West Yorkshire yesterday and the fact that both Remain and Leave campaigns have been temporarily suspended, the debate co-arranged by the Law School for tonight, 17 June, has been cancelled as a sign of respect to Jo Cox MP.

Publication date: 7 June 2016

Can environmental documentaries make waves?

Trump’s first 100 days in office were, among other things, marked by a climate march in Washington DC that attracted tens of thousands of demonstrators. No surprises there. Since the beginning of his mandate in January, Trump has signed orders to roll back the number of federally protected waterways, restart the construction of contentious oil pipeline, and cut the budget from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Among the various orders and memoranda, the one signed to overhaul Obama’s Clean Power Plan is probably the most remarkable, along with promoting coal extractions all over the US.

This article by Michela Cortese, Associate Lecturer, School of Creative Studies & MediaBangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 5 May 2017

Can Kiefer Sutherland be US president, please?

This article by Gregory Frame, Lecturer in Film Studies Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

To many, the 2016 campaign for the US presidency has been dispiriting and miserable, featuring the two most unpopular candidates in history. Thanks to the fascistic buffoonery of Donald Trump, it has been characterised by a tone that has swung wildly from facetious to obnoxious to disgraceful and back again.

Publication date: 24 October 2016

Can we stop fake news in the next 10 years?

Vian Bakir (Prof. in Political Communication and Journalism at Bangor University's School of Creative Studies & Media) is pessimistic, but urges us not to give up. Andrew McStay (Prof in Digital Life at Bangor University) is more optimistic.

Speaking recently at the CommsCymru conference on trust, Bakir gave an overview of the various solutions to fake news found in the 79 submissions to the UK Parliament’s ongoing Fake News Inquiry. (This overview of proposed solutions was written with Bangor University’s Professor of Digital Life, Andrew McStay.)

Publication date: 30 October 2017

Careers and Employability Fair

Publication date: 11 October 2018

Careers and Employability Fair – 12th October

Bangor Business School will host its first Careers and Employability Fair on Wednesday, 12 October.

The event will provide an excellent opportunity to meet recruiters, learn more about post-graduation employment options, and gain an insight into what employers are looking for from graduate job seekers.

Publication date: 23 September 2016

Carto Cymru 2017: ‘Measuring the Meadows’

Publication date: 6 February 2017

Cash remains king in Chile but its days could be numbered

This article by Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Bangor University and Juan Felipe Espinosa, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

For more than a year now, Chileans have endured a crisis of cash access. Despite global moves toward new forms of payment such as contactless and mobile transfers, the crisis in Chile highlights the continuing importance of ATMs in today’s payment ecosystem for many people worldwide – particularly those with lower incomes.

Publication date: 25 March 2015

Catalan artist Matilde Obradors visits Bangor

On 16 November 2017, Barcelonan artist Matilde Obradors (http://www.matildeobradors.com) visited the School of Modern Languages and Cultures to perform ‘Eating Raw Sardines around these Wretched Lands’. 

Publication date: 1 December 2016

Cataloguing the Arthurian Collection

We reached a milestone this week in the cataloguing of the Flintshire Harries Arthurian Collection when we catalogued the 1,000th book.

Publication date: 29 March 2017

Catherine Chen (Year 2 German, French, Spanish) wins DAAD University Summer Course Scholarship 2012.

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Catherine Chen (Year 2 German, French, Spanish) wins prize in 2011 DAAD Competition

"In 2011, I took part in the DAAD competition “Germany 2051 – What will it be like?” This competition was open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students registered at a UK university (except German nationals); participants were encouraged to send on their vision of what Germany will be like in 2051.

Publication date: 19 January 2012

Catrin is a ‘First Class’ mum

An inspirational young mum who juggled a degree with childcare and a part-time job is celebrating this week as she graduates from Bangor University with First Class Honours. Catrin Nia Hughes, from Llangefni, was working as an assistant manager for Spar when she decided the time was right for a career change.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Celebrated 'English' poet Edward Thomas was one of Wales' finest writers

Shortly after 7am on April 9 1917, 39-year-old writer Edward Thomas was killed by a shell during the Battle of Arras in northern France. He left a body of mostly unpublished work that has since cemented his place as one of Britain’s greatest poets.

This article by Andrew Webb, Senior Lecturer in English Literature, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 7 April 2017

Celebrating 10 years of activities with the Centre for Galician Studies in Wales

On the 2nd of November the “Six Galician Poets” Tour arrived in Bangor to celebrate Galician music, poetry, literary translation and the tenth anniversary of the Centre for Galician Studies in Wales.

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Celebrating 50 years of research excellence

The School of Social Sciences held an All School Research Day last week as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations.

Publication date: 21 April 2016

Celebrating Anglesey at the Houses of Parliament

Dr Edward Jones, Lecturer in Economics, recently attended a special event to celebrate the economic, social and cultural life of Anglesey, the ‘Mother of Wales’.

Publication date: 27 April 2016

Celebrating Excellence amongst first year students

Award-winning first year students have had their achievements recognized at a prize giving ceremony.

The annual Bangor University Entrance Scholarship Presentation evening saw prizes totalling £138,000 awarded to some of the University’s brightest first year students.

Publication date: 27 November 2014

Celebrating the Employability of Bangor University Students

Bangor University’s annual Employability Celebration evening was recently held at Reichel Hall to congratulate and showcase students who have taken part in employability enhancing activities at the University, and demonstrated exceptional commitment to investing in their personal development.

Publication date: 16 May 2016

Celebrating Women’s Work in Music

Two classical music concerts at Bangor University’s Pontio are set to be the highlight of the First International Conference on Women’s Work in Music (4-7 September) celebrating the achievements of women musicians. The Conference has been timed to mark the 40thanniversary of the death of Grace Williams (1906-77), one of the first professional Welsh composers of the 20th century to attain international recognition.

The concerts on Monday, 4 September in Neuadd Powis at 5.45pm and Wednesday, 6 September at 7.30pm in Pontio’s Theatr Bryn Terfel will feature Grace Williams’s music and also include world premieres by leading British composers Nicola LeFanu and Eleanor Alberga.  

Publication date: 21 August 2017

Celtic Media Festival Shortlist

A Bangor University lecturer is on the short list at the annual Celtic Media Festival for his latest documentary. Dr Llion Iwan directed a tribute to master poet Dic Jones following his death in 2009, and which was broadcast on S4C in 2010. Llion lectures in journalism and documentary film at the School of Creative Studies and Media.

Publication date: 14 March 2011

Celtic Studies Summer School

A summer school in Welsh Literature, History and Archaeology at Bangor University took place over two weeks during July.

Publication date: 31 July 2013

Celtic Summer School

Enjoy a summer of study in the Celtic-language heartland of Bangor, Gwynedd (GB), in June and July 2013.

Publication date: 21 January 2013

Celto-Slavica Colloquium: to Bangor, from Moscow and beyond

From today (Thursday) until the end of the weekend, Bangor University will be welcoming prominent academics from the length and breadth of Europe, as the 7th Colloquium of the Societas Celto-Slavica visits Bangor, 4-7 September.

Publication date: 4 September 2014

Censorship under Franco’s dictatorship still casts a shadow over literature in Spain

Skyfall, the twenty-third James Bond film, is to be released 26 October 2012 to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first film, Dr No  in 1962. But fans of the secret agent may be surprised to learn that Spanish readers of Dr No, one of Ian Fleming’s most popular novels, are reading a version which still bears cuts imposed by censors under Franco’s Dictatorship (1939-1975).

Readers in Spain will be equally surprised to discover that this and many of the published translation of the classics of English and American literature currently available are still the edited versions approved by the Dictator’s censors - and that until very recently many other novels have remained unavailable in Spain due to the legacy of the censorship of the Franco era.

Publication date: 22 October 2012

Centre for Mental Health and Society awarded British Council Grant

The School of Social Sciences is developing an important relationship with researchers in India. 

Professor Rob Poole and Professor Catherine Robinson from the Centre for Mental Health and Society have been successful in obtaining a Knowledge Economy Partnerships (KEP) grant from the British Council’s Internationalising Higher Education (IHE) framework programme.

Publication date: 21 May 2014

Ceri goes the extra 400 miles for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

A Bangor University student who graduates this week has developed such a passion for her subject that she cycled across Vietnam in its name.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

CERQual: A new approach for supporting the use of qualitative evidence in decision making

A new paper published in PLOS Medicine describes an innovative and transparent approach for assessing how much confidence to place in findings from qualitative evidence syntheses.

The new approach, known as CERQual (‘Confidence in the Evidence from Reviews of Qualitative research’), is designed to help decision makers use qualitative evidence for decisions and policies about healthcare and social welfare.

Publication date: 6 November 2015

Changing Wales: National research centre marks tenth anniversary

The Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Methods (WISERD) is celebrating ten years of influencing policy and debate.

A collaboration of five Welsh universities (Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, South Wales and Swansea), WISERD has carried out a decade of pioneering research, providing important insights into the social and economic challenges facing Wales.

Publication date: 22 October 2018

Chartered Banker MBA graduation 2014

Bangor Business School’s pioneering Chartered Banker MBA programme continues to go from strength to strength, and this week saw the graduation of its second ever cohort.

Publication date: 22 July 2014

Chartered Institute of Housing validates undergraduate module

The Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) has validated the third year Social Sciences’ module SXP3210 Issues in Housing. This will bring benefits to students who are thinking of a housing career or further study in housing. The benefits include partial credit towards CIH Chartered membership.

Publication date: 6 April 2016

Chief Constable of North Wales Police in Bangor Public Lecture

The Chief Constable of North Wales Police, Mark Polin, came to Bangor to discuss ‘Policing – Today and for Tomorrow. In the well-received lecture, attended by students and staff from across the University, the Chief Constable outlined recent changes in police governance, priorities, and demand as well as the challenges facing North Wales Police in the future.

Publication date: 9 March 2018

Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League visits second and third year students

Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League, gave Year 2 and 3 students an invaluable insight into the commercial world during a recent three-day visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 17 July 2012

Chief UK Economist visits Bangor Business School

A former Bangor Business School student, who is now Chief UK Economist of Deutsche Bank in London, one of the world's leading financial service providers, recently returned to Bangor to deliver a talk to our current students.

Publication date: 13 April 2011

Children’s project shortlisted for national public engagement award

Researchers at Swansea and Bangor Universities have been shortlisted for a prestigious national award for the public engagement work of their projectLittle Voices Shouting Out.

The project has been shortlisted for the ‘Engaging with Young People’ award, in the national Engage Competition run by the National Coordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), which celebrates university researchers who engage with the public in innovative and effective ways.

Little Voices Shouting Out is a Big Lottery funded project run by the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People, based at Swansea and Bangor Universities.

Publication date: 11 November 2016

Child rights volunteer graduates with pride

A Bangor University student with a passion for children’s rights graduated this week. The former Coleg Gwent SU President, Christian James-Watkins, 23, from Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, graduated with an LLB Law degree.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Child victim or brutal warlord? ICC weighs the fate of Dominic Ongwen

The trial of Dominic Ongwen before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague is like none other springing from the killing fields of the Great Lakes of Africa. These include the prosecution of the first person ever to be convicted by the ICC, Thomas Lubanga. He was accused of mass human rights violations as a rebel leader in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Also ongoing is the trial of Bosco Ntaganda, another Congolese.

This article by Yvonne McDermott, Senior Lecturer in Law, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 12 January 2017

Chinese academic visitor – Dr Qin Li

Dr Qin Li is an Associate Professor in the College of Economics and Management, Northeast Forestry University, which is located in the northern city of Harbin, China. He has just returned home after a successful year-long stay in Bangor hosted by the School of Social Sciences and funded by the China Scholarship Council.

Publication date: 26 September 2017

Chris Coleman visits Bangor University to receive Honour

Chis Coleman, Wales’ national football team manager joins Bangor Business School graduating students to receive an Honorary Fellowship, marking Wales’ outstanding achievement at Euro 2016, when the national team reached the semi-finals in an historic and memorable campaign.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

Class of 2013 graduates from Bangor Business School

July 2013 marked the end of an era for over 400 Bangor Business School students as they graduated from various undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.

Publication date: 23 July 2013

Class of 2013 graduates from Bangor Law School

105 students graduated from Bangor University’s Law School on Monday, 15th July 2013.

Publication date: 18 July 2013

Class of 2013 graduates from the School of Social Sciences

118 students graduated from Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences on Monday, 15th July 2013.

Publication date: 16 July 2013

Class of 2015: prizes awarded to the best undergraduates of the year

Congratulations to our undergraduate students who graduated from Bangor Business School today!

The graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at the Management Centre, where prizes were awarded to the best performing undergraduates of the year by Head of School, Professor John Thornton.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Click here for art

This article by Lyle SkainsLecturer in Writing, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

To many, museums are like dinosaurs: fossilised. They call to mind Renaissance paintings, Roman sculpture, “don’t touch!” admonishments, and Indiana Jones demanding “it belongs in a museum!” But these associations won’t be true for much longer. While there will always be a Louvre and a National Portrait Gallery, today there are many more types of museum exhibits and art, thanks to the constant evolution of technology and computing.

Publication date: 28 January 2016

"Cognitive Discourse Analysis: an introduction"

Dr. Thora Tenbrink, Reader in Cognitive Linguistics, has signed a contract with Cambridge University Press, to write a book titled "Cognitive Discourse Analysis: an introduction”.

Publication date: 4 May 2017

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol appoints student Ambassadors at Bangor University

Three Bangor University students have been recruited as Ambassadors by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol with the aim of encouraging more prospective students to study part of their degree courses through Welsh.

Publication date: 7 January 2016

Coming face-to-face with International Law in The Hague

Twenty students from Bangor Law School have visited The Hague in the Netherlands for a first-hand introduction to some of its international courts and tribunals.

Led by Dr Yvonne McDermott, lecturer in law, the field trip had a distinct ‘international law’ flavour and united undergraduate, postgraduate and research students.

Publication date: 12 March 2014

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook

Coming to Bangor this autumn? Freshers can chat on Facebook with the School's peer guides, from August onwards: search 'Bangor English Literature Freshers and Peer Guides 2013/14'

Publication date: 23 May 2012

‘Community, Environment and Sustainability in Wales’ WISERD Networking Event

This well attended event on 15th June 2011 brought together grassroots activists, NGOs, policy makers and academics from across Wales and further afield, with interests in local community sustainability and environmental campaigns and initiatives. The event provided a network and knowledge exchange opportunity, and also ‘launched’ the WISERD thematic network on environment, tourism and leisure.

Publication date: 7 July 2011

Community, Environment and Sustainability in Wales - WISERD Networking Event

This event will bring together grassroots activists, policy makers and academics from across Wales with interests in local community sustainability and/or environmental campaigns and initiatives, as a network and knowledge exchange opportunity, and will also 'launch' the WISERD thematic network on environment, tourism and leisure. Dr John Barry from Queens University Belfast will be giving a keynote talk on the topic of 'Vulnerability and Resilience in Contemporary Green Thought'.

Publication date: 13 June 2011

Composition and Performance at Bangor gaining a National/International reputation

Publication date: 6 January 2017

Concerts and speakers announced for Women’s Work in Music conference

The School of Music and Media is hosting its Second International Conference on Women’s Work in Music this year.  

Publication date: 14 August 2019

Conducting students learn from a maestro

The School of Music was delighted to welcome world-famous conductor (and Bangor University Honorary Fellow) Owain Arwel Hughes to Bangor recently to lead a student masterclass. Five lucky students, from first-year undergraduate to final-year postgraduate, were given the opportunity to conduct three Slavonic Dances by Dvořák, under Dr Hughes’s watchful eye.

Publication date: 16 May 2013

Conference at Bangor to set research agenda on benefit revolution in the lives of up to half a million Welsh people

During 2015 around 500,000 households across Wales will start to feel the effects of the new Universal Credit. What effects, will this huge change have on the disabled and unemployed; landlords and tenants or paying for child care?

A Conference at Bangor University will discuss this momentous change. It is organised by Bangor University with the cooperation of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and will be held at Reichel Hall on Friday 23 January 2015. It is the only open event in Wales, as far as organisers are aware, which will discuss the new changes.

Publication date: 5 January 2015

Conference: Ethnography and the Shifting Boundaries of Policing

Publication date: 3 December 2019

Conference Review: 'Markers of Identity in Medieval Europe, 13th -15th centuries'

The inaugural conference of a new international research network took place at the Centre d'Etudes Superieures de Civilisation Medievale (CESCM), University of Poitiers, 17-18 November.

Publication date: 26 March 2012

Conference to examine minority language music and copyright law

A special bilingual conference is to be held at Bangor to explore recent developments in copyright law and the impact of the law on minority language music.

Hosted by Bangor University Law School, ‘Collecting and Protecting: 21st century copyright and minority language music’ will be held at Bangor University’s Neuadd Reichel on Thursday 13th February, 9.30am-4.00pm.

Publication date: 7 February 2014

Confucius Centre brings Chinese language learning to Bangor

Chinese is among the top five languages to learn according to an article in the Confucius Centre Newsletter

Following the successful launch of the Confucius Institute at Bangor University earlier this academic year, the Confucius Institute embarked on an interesting and varied programme of activities to raise awareness and understanding of Chinese culture.  These include a range of Chinese language classes.

Publication date: 7 December 2012

Confucius Centre hosts Chinese Costumes Exhibition

Following the successful launch of the Confucius Institute at Bangor University earlier this academic year, the Confucius Institute has embarked on an interesting and varied programme of activities to raise awareness and understanding of Chinese culture.

An exhibition of Chinese National Dress takes place in Rathbone Teaching Room 5, Rathbone Building, College Road on Thursday 29 November at 6.00.

For more information about this aspect of Chinese culture see an interesting illustrated article in the Confucius Centre Newsletter .

Publication date: 29 November 2012

Confucius institute joins the College of Arts Humanities and Business

This summer the Confucius institute at Bangor University will become part of the University’s College of Arts, Humanities and Business.

Publication date: 1 August 2019

Congratulations to all our students!

Congratulations to all our students who graduated with BA degress from the School of Modern Languages this year!

Publication date: 24 July 2013

Congratulations to all SML graduates 2014!

Congratulations to all our students who graduated with BA, MA and PhD degrees from the School of Modern Languages in 2014!

Publication date: 14 July 2014

Congratulations to our 2016 graduates!

Our 2015-16 cohort of final year students graduated on 12 July on a day that featured the traditional graduation ceremony in PJ Hall, and also a School of Modern Languages and Cultures reception. As head of school Dr. Jonathan Ervine noted, many of this year’s finalists have both achieved impressive academic results and also played a highly active role in a wide range of extra-curricular activities.

Publication date: 18 July 2016

Congratulations to over 300 Bangor University students graduating in Tashkent

We would like to congratulate the over 300 Bangor University students who have graduated in Tashkent last week.

Publication date: 29 October 2019

Congratulations to Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Bangor graduate, Llew Davies who has just been voted Teacher of the Year.

Publication date: 1 November 2010

Contemporary Authors at the School of Welsh

On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 two contemporary authors - one from Wales, the other from Slovenia, came to discuss their work with students at the School of Welsh.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Continued National Student Survey success for the School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics

The results of this year’s National Student Survey (NSS 2019) have once again confirmed the high level of student satisfaction and support for students in Bangor University’s School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics (SLLL).

Publication date: 5 August 2019

Continued NSS success for Media and Journalism at Bangor University

Once again Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media has achieved fantastic results in the 2016 National Student Survey published today.   

Publication date: 12 August 2016

Cooperation between University and creative industries

People working in creative industries in north Wales are to come together with experts from Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media on 19 January in a networking event; Beyond Borders, expected to be the first of a series of similar workshops.

This first event between lecturers and researchers and members of Creative North Wales is seen as an opportunity for the School to work more closely with companies and practitioners in the creative industries, and to discuss opportunities for future collaboration.

Publication date: 17 January 2018

Course rep of the year rewarded

A Bangor University student recently picked up an award for his dedication to representing his fellow students.

David Loveday, 34, from Rotherhithe, London won the Ede & Ravenscroft “Best Course Rep” for years 1 or 2 title along with a £1,000 cash prize. A former student of St Dunstans College, London, David, is currently on this third year of the Social Policy and Criminology with Criminal Justice degree.

Publication date: 23 October 2014

Creative learning experiences on the LLM International Law programme

One of the options available to students on the LLM in International Law and the LLM in International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law is International Human Rights Law, taught by Bangor Law School’s Chair of International Law, Professor Suzannah Linton.

Just before breaking up for Christmas 2012, International Human Rights Law students had the opportunity to engage in a group exercise that brought together all they had learned in a unique and meaningful way.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

Creative student records charity record

Aly Shields, a mature Bangor University student and carer from Llandudno, has launched a record in aid of PANS PANDAS UK, a charity which raise awareness of little known and understood conditions which often lead to miss-diagnosis for the people concerned, and which supports them and their families.

Aly’s song Warriors is available on iTunes and Google Play for around £1 ($1.29). Search for Warriors and PANS PANDAS UK.

Publication date: 9 October 2019

Creative Studies student music success

A trip to Los Angeles and appearances at various festivals are in store for a young singer/songwriter, who has already attracted a large on-line following.

Bangor University Media Studies student, Cara Braia, 21, from Criccieth had her first taste of success with an online competition to re-interpret a classic song by popular 60’s group, The Kinks. As a result she has gone to collaborate with various artists and producers from all over the world, and will soon be jetting off to LA to further her career.

Publication date: 27 March 2014

Creative Writing Lecturer reaches prestigious long-list

Lisa Blower, a Creative Writing Lecturer at Bangor University's School of English Literature is one of ten authors long-listed for the prestigious 2018 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award.

This international Award promotes and celebrate the excellence of the modern short story and attracts entries from among the world’s finest writers. Its £30,000 prize is the most generous prize for a single short story in the English language. 

Publication date: 11 February 2018

Credit Ratings Research at Bangor Business School

On 5th December 2011, the credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) attracted news headlines by placing the credit ratings of 15 eurozone nations under review (‘watch’) for downgrade. Using a 15-year dataset, researchers at Bangor Business School identified that S&P has tended to act earlier than other agencies in placing sovereign government ratings under review for downgrade.

Publication date: 8 December 2011

Cricieth amateur brewer graduates

A local electrical engineer whose research sought to explain the phenomena behind the increasing popularity of the craft brewing industry in north Wales graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

‘Critical Language Awareness – the missing key component in Welsh language revitalization policy and planning’ – Dr Steve Eaves

‘Critical Language Awareness – the missing key component in Welsh language revitalization policy and planning’: a guest lecture by Dr Steve Eaves, Welsh Centre for Language Planning.

Publication date: 19 February 2016

Crown Court Stages School’s Welsh Moot Final

Caernarfon Crown Court recently played host to the final round of Bangor Law School’s Welsh-medium Moot competition, the Griffiths Cup.

Publication date: 22 June 2011

Cultures, challenges and injustices: Festival of Social Sciences in Bangor

From dance forms to welfare reforms, Bangor University is taking part in the Economic & Social Research Council’s Festival of Social Sciences again this year, and is inviting the public to take part in a wide variety of events.

Publication date: 29 October 2018

Current account costs vary widely – but not at the expense of low income customers

The customer costs of current accounts vary substantially depending on the provider and the type of account says a new report, but there is no evidence that low income customers disproportionately bear the burden, as has previously been claimed.

Publication date: 13 February 2014

Cyfarwyddwr yn dathlu llwyddiant drama

Mae un o ddarlithwyr theatr Ysgol Astudiaethau Creadigol a’r Cyfryngau ym Mhrifysgol Bangor yn dathlu taith lwyddiannus o amgylch Cymru gyda drama newydd boblogaidd.

Publication date: 7 June 2016

DATA-PSST! Debating Alternative Transparency Arrangements - Privacy, Security, Surveillance, Trust.

Dr. Vian Bakir (SCSM) has won £30,000 from the ESRC for a 2-year Seminar Series (2014-16) on 

Funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council, Dr. Vian Bakir of Bangor University is leading a team of interdisciplinary researchers from across the UK. Together they are hosting seminars at Bangor, King’s College London, Sheffield, Brunel and Aberystwyth to explore life after the Snowden leaks of 2013 (that disclosed intelligence agencies’ mass surveillance of regular citizens).

Publication date: 29 December 2014

David Crystal Day

Publication date: 26 January 2017

David Evans (1943-2013)

Dr David Evans, former Senior Lecturer in Music at Bangor University, has died at the age of 69. A good friend to all, he will be fondly remembered by colleagues and hundreds of former students.

Publication date: 10 April 2013

Death of a champion of Welsh History

4 October 2017 saw the passing away of Professor Emeritus John Gwynn Williams, former Professor of Welsh History at the University College of North Wales at Bangor 1963-83, and its Vice-principal 1974-1979 under Sir Charles Evans.

Publication date: 13 October 2017

Debating Iraq at the Law School

The Bangor Centre for International Law (BCIL) regularly organises internationally-oriented events designed to enrich the intellectual environment at the Law School, and contribute towards providing a broad and outward looking education.

BCIL has, in recent weeks, been delighted to host two fascinating presentations on Iraq by PhD students. These presentations have generated important and lively discussions ranging from Iraq’s petroleum resources to self-determination to the Constitution to the creation of a new state from Iraq’s Kurdish Region.

Publication date: 14 February 2014

Deciphering the connection between language and meaning

A Bangor University academic discusses the connection between language and meaning in a new book published by Cambridge University Press.

In The Crucible of Language, Professor Vyv Evans brings the latest findings together to explain what we know, and what we do, when we communicate using language. He shows how linguistic meaning arises, where it comes from, and the way in which language enables us to convey the meanings that can move us to tears, bore us to death, or make us dizzy with delight. 

Publication date: 8 December 2015

'Defending the Demonized at International Criminal Tribunals' – a guest lecture by Mr Peter Robinson

Bangor Law School was privileged to welcome Mr Peter Robinson, Legal Advisor to former Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), for a special guest lecture on Wednesday, 10th March 2016.

Publication date: 11 March 2016

Design graduands make a show of themselves

Bangor’s graduating designers have exhibited their work in an end-of-year show.

Publication date: 17 June 2013

Designing for people living with dementia

For ten years, Enterprise by Design has worked with different companies across North Wales, mostly focused in the adventure tourism sector. This year, student teams had a rewarding and challenging brief over the 10 week process, creating memorable experiences for dementia visitors to North Wales.

This year’s finale, held in Pontio recently, saw a wide variety of product ideas from undergraduate teams made up across PsychologyComputer Science & Electronic EngineeringBusinessProduct DesignMusic & Media, and Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences. The goal for 2019’s team was to create a product or service that would make North Wales more memorable to dementia tourists.

Publication date: 24 May 2019

Design student destined for success

A Bangor University Product Design student is looking forward to start her career following her success at gaining a First Class degree. Ceri Mair Roberts from Abergele has also won the Lloyd Jones Award for Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Determined student overcomes cancer to graduate

Inspirational Creative Technologies graduate Ronald Rodriguez Winter (Ronnie) has battled cancer to graduate from Bangor University with a First Class degree. To add to his achievements he has also been awarded the Jane Rudall Prize in recognition of his determination and effort in pursuing his studies.

Publication date: 17 July 2015

Developing the research network: Media, Persuasion and Communication (MPC) symposium

Developing the research network: Media, Persuasion and Communication (MPC) symposium

Publication date: 13 February 2013

Developments in Public Procurement: E-Procurement and E-Invoicing in Ireland

On 18th October 2012, Professor Dermot Cahill, Dean of Bangor University’s Law School, and Director of the Winning in Tendering Project, was invited to speak at a major national Irish conference, ‘Developments in Public Procurement: E-Procurement and E-Invoicing in Ireland.’

Publication date: 22 November 2012

Digital platforms offer the Welsh language a new medium

New digital platforms which we use frequently these days, offer an opportunity for the Welsh language to play a wider role in everyday life.

Researchers at Bangor University are interested to find out how people use the language within digital platforms, and are therefore carrying out two surveys that are available to the public.

Publication date: 5 October 2016

Doing business abroad: Director at SAIC Motor UK shares experiences with first year students

Students on the ‘Chinese Language and Business’ module were recently given a lecture on international business by Alan Anderson from Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC). Alan is Director of Vehicle Programme Management at SAIC Motor UK and has many years of firsthand experience in dealing with international businesses, most notably in China.

Publication date: 17 July 2012

Don't know your legal rights? Bangor Law students are here to help...

Law students from Bangor University are offering free presentations to local organisations to help improve people's understanding of their legal rights.

Publication date: 18 August 2011

Dotty about Dot!

A Bangor University student’s music video heads for viral fame; at the time of writing, ‘Everybody Dances to Techno’ by Dot has had over 43,953 views on YouTube, with comments and messages of support from far afield.

Publication date: 13 June 2017

Double degree awarded prestigious prize by the Franco-British Lawyers Society

Bangor University and Université Toulouse-Capitole have been awarded the 2017 Robertson-Horsington Prize by the Franco-British Lawyers Society (FBLS) for their double degree programme: the Licence/Master 1 in International Law / LLB English Law and French Law.

This innovative, transnational, double degree law programme, offered in partnership by Toulouse-Capitole, France, and Bangor University, Wales, offers law students the opportunity to spend two years studying law in each country, leading to the award of the British LLB and the French Masters I after four years.

Publication date: 20 April 2017

Double German Success at Cambridge Conference

Two final year students of German, Elly Baker (German with Spanish) and Kate Madge (French and German) were selected to give papers at the fourth national Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies, on 10 February 2018. The conference, which has taken place annually since 2015, has attracted considerable attention within the field of German Studies, and aims to showcase the excellent work conducted by undergraduate students across the UK.

Publication date: 8 March 2018

Drama in the courtroom thanks to Just Some Theatre

What can a theatre company teach law students? The answer is performance, according to Just Some Theatre Company.

Jake Urry and Peter Stone ran a workshop for first year ‘Legal Skills’ students earlier this week, the aim of which was to help them build confidence and develop their public speaking skills.

Publication date: 20 February 2015

Drama Medal for Llŷr

Congratulations to Llŷr Titus Hughes of the School of Welsh, who won the Drama Medal at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2012.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Dr Andrew Edwards discusses Thatcherism and Wales on Radio Wales

In a new programme for Radio Wales, Bangor Historian Dr Andrew Edwards (Dean of the College of Arts and Humanities) scrutinises the often tempestuous relationship between Margaret Thatcher and Wales.

Thatcherism and Wales was first broadcast as part of the Histories of Wales series on Radio Wales on Thursday, 2nd January.  It is now available to ‘listen again’ on the Radio Wales website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03mnmbf

 

Publication date: 2 January 2014

Drapers’ Company Medal awarded to Bangor student

Drapers’ Company Medal (Bronze): One of Six Medals Ever to Have Been Awarded Goes to Elina Hamilton, School of Music, Bangor University

Publication date: 5 September 2012

Drapers’ Company Medal awarded to Bangor students

Bangor University students were presented with the Drapers’ Medals recently. The Drapers’ Company is one of the historic Livery Companies of the City of London, and now a philanthropic organization. The Drapers’ Company kindly donates two medals each year to be awarded to outstanding postgraduate students.

Publication date: 20 May 2014

Dr Barbara Saunderson

Present and former staff and students from the School of Modern Languages will greatly miss Dr Barbara Saunderson, former Lecturer in French at Bangor, who passed away on 27 July 2014.

Publication date: 13 August 2014

Dr Bethan Loftus invited to present her research on covert policing at the University of Oxford

Publication date: 8 June 2018

Dr Clair Doloriert receives Fellowship in recognition of teaching excellence

Congratulations to Dr Clair Doloriert, Lecturer in Management and Organisation, who is to be awarded a Teaching Fellowship by Bangor University in recognition of her excellence in teaching.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

Dr Edward Jones discusses the impact of bank branch closures in local media

In the build-up to the Welsh Assembly election, BBC Wales held a number of programmes looking at economic and social issues in the country and the challenges facing new Assembly Members.

Publication date: 24 May 2016

Dr Edward Jones discusses Welsh economic issues on BBC Cymru

Dr Edward Jones recently gave two interviews to BBC Cymru on current economic and finance issues.

Publication date: 11 April 2016

Dr Edward Jones meets with Welsh politicians

Over the last month, Dr Edward Jones has had the opportunity to meet with representatives from the main political parties in Wales to discuss economic, social and cultural issues of concern to the local area and country as a whole. 

Publication date: 1 March 2016

Dr Edward Jones selected to take part in Farming Connect’s Rural Leadership Programme

Congratulations to Dr Edward Jones, Lecturer in Economics at Bangor Business School, who has been selected as a candidate to take part in Farming Connect’s flagship Rural Leadership programme, Agri Acadmey (funded by the Welsh Government and the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development). 

Publication date: 20 July 2018

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki to give a guest lecture at University of Essex

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki has been invited to give a lecture at the University of Essex, as part of the Department of Language and Linguistics seminar series, on 5th March.

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki to give guest lecture at UCL

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki has been invited to give a lecture at UCL, as part of the Developmental Science Seminar Series. on 23rd March. 

Publication date: 11 March 2015

Dr Eryl W Davies presents at the Society of Biblical Literature

Dr Eryl W Davies to present in Chicago, November 2012.

Publication date: 2 July 2012

Dr Farhaan Wali wins 'New Teacher of the Year' at Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards

Dr. Farhaan Wali won ‘New Teacher of the Year’ at Bangor University’s Student-Led Teaching Awards.  Farhaan teaches undergraduates and postgraduate students.  Run by Bangor Students’ Union together with the University, the Student-Led Teaching Awards recognise the dedication and commitment of Bangor’s teaching and support staff. All awards are nominated for by the students.  Farhaan contributes to the School’s tradition of teaching excellence and dedication to the student experience.

Publication date: 27 May 2014

Dr Gillian Jein’s triple Welsh Crucible funding success

Gillian will also conduct research as co-investigator on Migration, Moral Panics and Meanings, a project which looks at historical representations of migrants and their post-Brexit impact in three regions across Wales. This work is undertaken in collaboration with Dr Dawn Manny (principal investigator) from the School of Social Sciences at Cardiff University, Dr Rhys Dafydd Jones from Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University and Dr Angharad Saunders, a human geographer at the University of South Wales.

Publication date: 14 November 2016

Dr Hayley Roberts appointed as Royal Commissioner

Bangor Law School is delighted to announce that Dr Hayley Roberts has been appointed as a Royal Commissioner for the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales. Commissioners are appointed by HM The Queen, on the advice of the Welsh Government and the Secretary of State for Wales, under a Royal Warrant. 

Publication date: 4 April 2019

Dr Ian Hilton

Colleagues in Modern Languages and four decades of students of German at Bangor will be saddened to learn of the death in February of this year of Dr Ian Hilton, a former Senior Lecturer in German at the University.

Publication date: 20 May 2016

Drink a Glass of Water for World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day is an annual global awareness and education event, held on the second Thursday in March. Every year, countless local, national and international events are organised by kidney charities, health and social care professionals, patient groups and individuals who want to make a difference. Why not drink a glass of water and show your support on twitter #@kidneydayUK

Publication date: 9 March 2017

Dr Jochen Eisentraut awarded a British Academy International Partnership and Mobility grant

Dr Jochen Eisentraut, a part-time lecturer in Music, has been awarded a British Academy International Partnership and Mobility grant.

Publication date: 23 August 2013

Dr. Karen Pollock awarded the Special Recognition award at the Student Led Teaching Awards

We are really glad to announce that Dr. Karen Pollock has been awarded the Special Recognition award at the Student Led Teaching Awards at Bangor University this year. Congratulations, Karen, thoroughly deserved!

Publication date: 23 April 2018

Dr Koen Bartels leads knowledge exchange visit to Amsterdam

Dr Koen Bartels, Lecturer in Management Studies, recently led a knowledge exchange visit by members of Tree House Liverpool CIC to City District Amsterdam-West in the Netherlands.

Publication date: 18 October 2016

Dr Koen Bartels presents research at top UK and international universities

Dr Koen Bartels, Lecturer in Management Studies, has been invited to give talks about his research at the internationally renowned Tilburg University and University of Sheffield.

Publication date: 9 May 2016

Dr Lucy Huskinson awarded with Teaching Fellowship

Dr Lucy Huskinson has been awarded a Teaching Fellowship for her outstanding contribution to teaching, to the enhancement of students’ learning experiences, and to the support and welfare she provides to students at Bangor University.

Publication date: 10 October 2014

Dr Lucy Huskinson, co-Chair of international conference, at Yale University, co-sponsored by Yale Divinity School

Dr Lucy Huskinson is co-Chair (with Dr Joe Cambray, former President of the IAAP) of the Program Committee for the international conference, Psyche, Spirit, and Science: negotiating contemporary social and cultural concerns, July 9-12, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Publication date: 27 January 2015

Dr Lucy Huskinson to give keynote addresses at two international conferences

Dr Huskinson will be travelling to Portugal and the USA to deliver keynote conference papers.

Publication date: 11 July 2012

Dr Lucy Huskinson wins 'Teacher of the Year' at Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards

Dr. Lucy Huskinson won ‘Teacher of the Year’ at Bangor University’s Student-Led Teaching Awards.  Lucy teaches undergraduates and postgraduate students. In addition to winning this award, she was nominated for two other awards: ‘Outstanding Pastoral Care’, and ‘Supervisor of the Year’.  Run by Bangor Students’ Union together with the University, the Student-Led Teaching Awards recognise the dedication and commitment of Bangor’s teaching and support staff. All awards are nominated for by the students.

Publication date: 20 June 2013

Dr Marcel Stoetzler made an Honorary Research Fellow by the Pears Institute

Dr Marcel Stoetzler, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Bangor, has become an Honorary Research Fellow with the Pears Institute for the Study of Antisemitism, Birkbeck College, University of London.

Publication date: 14 February 2017

Dr Marcel Stoetzler on Erasmus exchange to Free University Berlin

Dr Marcel Stoetzler visited the Free University Berlin during July on an Erasmus exchange. He contributed to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in social theory and took part in a symposium on ‘Antisemitism and the Constitution of Sociology’. Click to read a full report of his enjoyable and educational trip.

Publication date: 6 September 2016

Dr. Marco Tamburelli awarded Santander Early Career Scholarship

Marco Tamburelli has been awarded the Santander Early Career Scholarship.

Publication date: 28 March 2012

Dr Marco Tamburelli to give guest lecture at University of Kent

Deputy Head of School, Dr Marco Tamburelli has been invited to give a guest lecture at the Centre for Language and Linguistics Studies at the University of Kent on 4th February.

Publication date: 30 January 2015

Dr. Marco Tamburelli to speak to teachers in Milan about bilingual education

In March, Dr. Marco Tamburelli will be talking to teachers and educators in Milan about bilingual education at the “Our Multilingual Schools: Opportunities and Challenges” conference.

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Dr. Margaret Locherbie-Cameron

Dr. Margaret Locherbie-Cameron

Publication date: 19 September 2011

Dr Martina Feilzer chairs major Probation symposium

Dr Martina Feilzer, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice, recently chaired and co-organised a symposium on ‘Probation and Offender Management: the prospects and pitfalls of marketisation’.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Dr Martina Feilzer delivers keynote speech at Welsh Centre for Crime and Social Justice conference

Dr Martina Feilzer, Senior Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice, recently delivered a keynote speech at a major Welsh conference.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Dr McDermott Rees named runner-up of the Rene Cassin Thesis Prize

Every year, the International Institute of Human Rights awards the Rene Cassin Thesis Prize to the author of the best doctoral thesis in the field of human rights law completed anywhere in the world in the previous year. This year, they jury have decided to award the 'special mention' - i.e. 2nd prize - to Dr Yvonne McDermott Rees for her thesis entitled ‘The Right to a Fair Trial in International Criminal Law’.

Publication date: 29 May 2014

Dr Pwyll ap Siôn's new book published

The Collected Writings of Michael Nyman edited by Dr Pwyll ap Siôn (Senior Lecturer in Music) has been published by Ashgate Press.

Publication date: 16 August 2013

Dr Rebecca Thomas appointed as British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Rebecca Thomas has joined the School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences from September 2019, working on a three-year project entitled ‘Writing the Medieval Welsh World’. 

Publication date: 23 September 2019

Dr Rowan Williams: ‘R.S. Thomas, Christianity and Buddhism’

Dr Rowan Williams, Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge and former Archbishop of Canterbury, will visit Bangor University on Wednesday 11 December to deliver a public lecture entitled ‘R.S. Thomas, Christianity and Buddhism’.

Publication date: 2 December 2013

Dr Ru Xie awarded funding toward joint project with Goethe University

Dr Ru Xie has been awarded a scholarship worth £1,000 to pursue a joint research project with Goethe University in Germany.

Publication date: 10 June 2014

Dr Stefan Machura elected to International Sociological Association research board

Stefan Machura, Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, has been recently elected to the board of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Sociology of Law.

Publication date: 20 August 2014

Dr Stephen Colclough

Publication date: 21 October 2015

Dr. Suzannah Linton: Appointment as Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School

Dr. Suzannah Linton is the Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School and heads the International Law team.  She recently joined Bangor Law School from the University of Hong Kong and brings much practical and academic expertise in the field of International Law to her teaching.

Publication date: 6 July 2011

Dr. Thora Tenbrink makes headlines on Cambridge Extra with new article in Language and Cognition

Dr. Thora Tenbrink has written a new article on Cognitive Discourse Analysis which has made the headlines on Cambridge Extra this week. For more information, see here.

Publication date: 24 March 2015

Dr Tony Dobbins goes on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thinking Allowed’

Dr Tony Dobbins, Reader in Employment Studies at Bangor Business School, participated in BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thinking Allowed’ in Broadcasting House on Wednesday, December 10th. Tony was invited on to discuss his labour market paper recently published in the journal, Work Employment and Society.

Publication date: 11 December 2014

Dr Wei Shi attends international Confucius Institute conference

Dr Wei Shi, Reader in Law, recently attended an international Confucius Institute conference in China.

Publication date: 9 January 2017

Dr Wei Shi meets Bangor alumni in Beijing

Dr Wei Shi recently attended Bangor University’s alumni reunion in Beijing, China.

It was attended by approximately 50 Bangor graduates, some of whom were former Law School students. Amongst these were Chloe Lin and Zhiyuan Zhou, graduates of Renmin University – one of the foremost institutions for Law studies in China – who had attended Bangor Law School’s summer school in 2014. 

Publication date: 26 October 2016

Dr Xenia Pestova performed at the Southbank Centre and Glasgow Concert Halls

Dr Xenia Pestova performed at the Southbank Centre and Glasgow Concert Halls for the PRS New Music Biennial / Commonwealth Games.

Publication date: 7 August 2014

Dr Xenia Pestova records 3 CDs

Dr Xenia Pestova completed the recording of her third CD of John Cage: works for two pianos in Luxembourg in June. The three disks will be released on the prestigious Naxos Records label.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

Dr Xenia Pestova released 3 CDs on Naxos Records

Dr Xenia Pestova released 3 CDs on Naxos Records. "John Cage: works for 2 keyboards, volume 3" came out in July 2014 featuring the Pestova / Meyer Piano Duo.

Publication date: 7 August 2014

Dr Yvonne McDermott attends South African conference

Lecturer Dr Yvonne McDermott recently attended a conference on ‘The Legacy of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda’ at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

Publication date: 11 November 2013

Dr Yvonne McDermott Rees shortlisted for 2016 Law Teacher of the Year

Dr Yvonne McDermott Rees, Senior Lecturer in Law at Bangor University, has been named as one of the six finalists for the 2016 Law Teacher of the Year Award. The prestigious national teaching award, which is sponsored by Oxford University Press, is aimed at celebrating excellent Law teaching and recognising the vital role played by teachers in building the lawyers of tomorrow.

Publication date: 9 February 2016

Dr Zoë Skoulding Receives Society of Authors Award for Poetry

Dr Zoë Skoulding, poet and Reader in Creative Writing at Bangor University, has received a Cholmondeley Award for the achievement and distinction of her body of work and her contribution to poetry.

Publication date: 24 July 2018

Duncan Tanner Award 2013

Martin Andrew Hanks 50, from Penmaenmawr, graduated with an MA in History and also received the Duncan Tanner Award for the Best MA Dissertation, Entitled: Can I Help You? The Early Life of Douglas Houghton.

Publication date: 23 September 2013

Early Christian Irish and Scots ‘first-footers’ in Iceland

The first Icelandic inhabitants were not Vikings or Scandinavians, but early Irish or Scottish people, newly published archaeological work reveals. The Icelandic people have long had an interest in the early settlers who founded their nation, one of youngest islands to be inhabited worldwide, and have held that their forbearers, the island’s first inhabitants, were Vikings.

An article "Viking beaters: Scots and Irish may have settled Iceland a century before Norsemen" has been published on The Conversation (23/05/15). It was written by Kristjan Ahronson. 

Publication date: 25 May 2015

Early research findings show Wales' Child & Adolescent Health falling short of standards

Wales’ Child and Adolescent Mental health services fall short of standards according to early research findings (17 November).

The findings were reported at the launch of Observatory@Bangor, the North Wales branch of the Wales Observatory on the Human Rights of Children and Young People, based at Bangor University Law School.

Publication date: 17 November 2015

Editions by Bangor scholar performed in the Czech Republic

Rare gems by Jacobus de Kerle (1531/2-1591) could be heard in concerts in Brno (St Leopold’s, 4 April) and Rajhrad Monastery (6 April), devoted to works by composers from the Imperial Chapel. Under the expert direction of Vladimír Maňas (Masaryk University Brno), Ensemble Versus (with guests Martina Komínková (flute), Richard Šeda (cornetto and flutes) and Tomáš Lajtkep (tenor and bass trombone) performed Kerle’s motets Media vita and Adoramus te Christe, both edited by Christian Leitmeir, the leading authority on the Flemish composer.

Publication date: 24 June 2014

Effective communication and engagement with businesses critical to making Wales’ new tax system a success, suggests new report

Improving and developing business understanding of the new landscape of Welsh taxation is vital to its success as tax devolution continues to evolve according to a new report released today by FSB Wales (Federation of Small Businesses).

The report authored by Bangor University Business School academics Dr. Helen Rogers and Sara Closs-Davies and supported by Bangor University’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account looks at the landscape of new Welsh taxation and focuses on the experience to-date of Land Transaction Tax.

Publication date: 20 March 2019

Eight bedtime stories to read to children of all ages

This article by Raluca Radulescu, Professor of Medieval Literature and English Literature and Dr Lisa Blower, Lecturer in Creative Writing, both from the School of English Literature was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 15 June 2018

Eisteddfod success for Linguistics staff members

Three of our staff members won first prizes in choirs in the National Eisteddfod competition of Wales in August.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

ELCOS: We have moved!

Publication date: 17 August 2018

Elevate Cymru launched

More than 60 businesses attended the highly successful launch of the innovative project Elevate Cymru held at Bangor University recently. (Thursday March 1st).

Publication date: 15 March 2012

Emoji 'fastest growing new language'

A Bangor University professor has teamed up with mobile giant TalkTalk to launch a new national PR campaign to help understand emojis – the picture based language.

Publication date: 19 May 2015

Emojis have hit Hollywood – and thriller or rom-com, they’ll take it by storm

Professor Vyv Evans, of the School of Linguistics and English Language writing in The Conversation. Read the original article

Publication date: 3 August 2015

Employment success for alumni and final-year students

Congratulations to two of our alumni and two of our third-year students who have recently been made offers of employment.

Publication date: 8 May 2014

EMPYRE Project of Youth Work in Europe

The School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences has become a partner in the Erasmus EMPYRE project on youth work in Europe. With other EU wide HEIs and partner charity organisations in four countries, the project explores, collects and develops successful youth work practices used to empower young people in Europe. 

Publication date: 4 October 2019

English Lecturer originally from Germany is awarded a top prize for learning Welsh for the second year in succession

An English lecturer at Bangor University, Dr Karin Koehler, has won the Basil Davies prize for her success in the WJEC Welsh for Adult exam.  Karin, who is originally from Germany, was awarded the prize for gaining the highest mark thorough Wales in the WJEC Intermediate exam.

Publication date: 22 August 2019

English Literature at Bangor University in the top ten in the UK

Further analysis of the recent 2014 Research Excellence Framework results has brought more good news for the School of English Literature.

This week’s Times Higher Education contains an analysis of the REF 2014 results according to the number of staff submitted, and ranked the School of English Literature at Bangor University ninth in the UK for research intensity.

Publication date: 7 January 2015

Enigmatic Eliseg reveals its secrets

An Open Afternoon between 2-5 on Saturday 8 September will give the public an opportunity to find more about the third season of excavations at the Pillar of Eliseg, a ninth-century AD stone monument which stands on a prehistoric mound near Valle Crucis Abbey Llangollen, in north-east Wales. Archaeologists from Bangor and Chester Universities are returning to carry out a third season of excavations at the site between 26 August -16 September 2012.

Publication date: 22 August 2012

Enriching the educational experience: Law students hosted by the North Wales Police

Every year, postgraduate students on Professor Suzannah Linton’s International Human Rights Law course and other students on the International Law Masters programme go on a field trip, where they have the opportunity to engage with law enforcement professionals about their work and to see theory come to ‘life’. The last two years, for example, they have visited the Police Force and Firearms Training Centre near Wrexham.

Publication date: 16 December 2013

Ensuring access to Welsh Music for people living with dementia

Listening to your favourite music lifts your spirits, whatever your age. That's why Bangor University and Merched y Wawr are launching an appeal on the Welsh Day of Music, for people to get in touch and suggest their favourite Welsh language songs from all times.

The most popular suggestions will be collated to create a free digital CD and downloadable resource, which will be shared free of charge to care homes and dementia care homes to ensure that Welsh music is available to residents enjoy.

Publication date: 7 February 2019

Enterprise by Design programme reaches half way stage

Students from Bangor Business School are gearing up for the final of Bangor University’s Enterprise by Design programme, an innovative multidisciplinary programme centred around experiential learning.

Publication date: 18 March 2013

Enterprising Students rewarded by Bangor University

Bangor University has awarded new Entrepreneurship Scholarships worth a total of £5,000 to its students to mark the end of the academic year.

Publication date: 31 July 2013

Enthusiastic prize winning languages student graduates

A Bangor University Excellence Scholarship winner will graduate with a first class degree in French and Italian this week.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Entrepreneurial international student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduated this week after jam packed year of study and entrepreneurial activities. Suita Manuela Díaz Nolasco, from El Progreso, Honduras was awarded an MA Business and Marketing postgraduate degree.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Entrepreneurial mum graduates with pride

Local mum of three, Carol Mead, achieved a lifetime achievement and graduated with a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Entrepreneurial students selected for Santander Universities competition

Entrepreneurial students pitched their ideas against each other to be selected to represent Bangor University at the UK Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards.

Having presented their ideas or fledgling businesses to the judges and responded to some hard questioning, the successful Bangor University students will now be submitted for consideration for the final shortlist to win the UK Awards, which offer cash prizes of up to £15,000, mentoring and start-up support.

Publication date: 3 May 2016

“Epic novel” reaches Wales Book of the Year 2019 Shortlist

A work described by one contemporary critic as an “epic novel...a river of a story that flows like life itself” has been placed on the shortlist for one of the Wales Book of the Year 2019 awards.

Ynys Fadog by Professor Jerry Hunter, Pro Vice-chancellor and Professor at the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies, tells the story of a Welsh family attempting to create a better life for its members during a time of great upheaval in the still-new America. The 580-page novel sits alongside Llyfr Glas Nebo (Manon Steffan Ros) and Esgyrn (Heiddwen Tomos) in the Fiction category shortlist.

Publication date: 14 May 2019

Erasmus + Application on the theme of Radicalisation and Deradicalisation Strategies

A planning meeting for an Erasmus + funding application on the theme of ‘Radicalisation of Young People in Europe: Strategies of Deradicalisation’, was attended by Dr Hefin Gwilym, on behalf of the School of Social Sciences, at the Georg-Simon-Ohm University, Nuremberg, on 15th November. Preventing the radicalization of young people and enhancing their active citizenship are important European wide topics at the moment.

Publication date: 12 December 2016

Eric Sunderland Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law

The Welsh Livery Company (WLC) [formerly, the Welsh Livery Guild] have generously offered Bangor Law School an Intellectual Property Law Travel Scholarship worth £1,000.

Publication date: 25 October 2016

Erin wins the Eisteddfod yr Urdd 2018 Crown

The winner of the Brecon and Radnorshire Urdd Eisteddfod Crown 2018 is Bangor University student, Erin Hughes from Pen Llŷn. She wins the crown for her prose on the theme ‘terrorism', to very high praise from the judges, Catrin Beard and Lleucu Roberts.

Publication date: 1 June 2018

Ernst & Young consultants conduct ‘Autonomous Everything’ workshop with BBS students

Bangor University alumnus Peter Bellamy, who now works for leading worldwide consultants Ernst & Young in New York, recently returned to Bangor Business School to deliver a workshop to business students on ‘Autonomous Everything’.

Publication date: 14 November 2017

ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

The ESRC Festival of Social Sciences is back in Bangor for its second year. This week long celebration of social sciences takes place every year across the whole of the UK. After a number of successful events last year, Bangor University is again holding two events to join in the celebration.

Publication date: 27 October 2017

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account grants awarded to College academics

The Director of Research is delighted to announce the success of several colleagues across the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences who have secured ESRC Impact Acceleration Account grants.

Publication date: 18 October 2016

ESRC Impact Acceleration Account grant to fund collaborative project with North Wales Police

 

Innovation and learning within North Wales Police will be the focus of a new collaborative project led by Bangor Business School, thanks to the award of a major research impact grant.

Publication date: 7 March 2016

ESRC PhD studentship at the School of Linguistics and English Language

One ESRC PhD studentship in Bilingualism is available from October 2014 at the School of Linguistics and English Language. This is a three-year studentship funded by the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Centre and Bangor University.

Publication date: 14 January 2014

ESRC Small Grant Awarded

Dr Simon Cottee has been awarded an ESRC small grant to undertake a research project on the experiences and challenges of ex-Muslims living in Britain.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

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

Eurliw's on the way to realizing her dream

Eurliw Hydref Lloyd Williams, 21, will graduate from Bangor University this week with a degree in Law with Welsh.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

European tourists to Wales to have new window on the past

European tourists visiting Wales will be able to read historical accounts of visits to Wales through the ages via a new portal to be completed next year.

Publication date: 12 June 2017

EuroVisions How others have viewed Wales

Have you ever wondered how others see us? A new public exhibition, drawing on research at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures, looks at how European visitors – including explorers, tourists and refugees – have viewed Wales since the mid-eighteenth century. The exhibition at Bangor’s new Storiel is called EuroVisions: Wales through the Eyes of European Visitors, 1750-2015 and runs from April to 2 July.

Publication date: 29 April 2016

Excellent Private and Public Procurement can assist in achieving multiple benefits

Carefully written procurement policies can enable local authorities to achieve multiple goals such as achieving efficiency savings and supporting local businesses, according to Professor Dermot Cahill, Director of the Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies and Head of Bangor University’s Law Schoo

Publication date: 21 March 2012

Exceptional Bangor University student awarded posthumous degree

An “exceptional” student was awarded a posthumous degree at Bangor University this week after her tragic death earlier this year. 

Publication date: 19 July 2019

Excitement at launch of Bangor University’s degrees in Chinese

The current academic year has already seen many exciting developments in Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages and Cultures. At a time when Chinese language skills are being sought after by many employers, both in the UK and around the world, the school has been particularly excited to welcome its first ever cohort of students studying on our new joint honours degrees involving Chinese. 

Publication date: 6 January 2017

Exciting career in marketing ahead for Timur

A thirst for knowledge saw a Russian-born student work hard to graduate from Bangor University this week. Timur Pavlivskiy, 22, from Saint-Petersburg, Russia graduated with a joint LLB Law and Business degree after studying at the School of Law and Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Exciting internship opportunity: Grammatical abilities in Welsh-English bilingual children

Dr Vicky Chondrogianni is seeking applications for the Bangor University Undergraduate Internship Scheme 2012-13. The successful applicant will be working on a project on "Grammatical abilities in Welsh-English bilingual children".

Publication date: 17 December 2012

Exciting new collaboration between Bangor University Law School and Amnesty International offers Armed Conflict workshop

Bangor University is joining forces with Amnesty International to offer expert training in the protection of women and children in armed conflict.

Publication date: 25 June 2012

Exciting New Degrees

The School is happy to announce the approval of some exciting new degrees to add to our existing courses. We are now offering degrees specialising in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), designed to give students the foundations, theoretical background and some practical experience needed to go to teach English to non-native speakers.

Publication date: 26 May 2015

Exciting Programme of Chinese Arts to welcome Chinese New Year

Bangor residents and student can prepare to welcome the Chinese New Year as never before this year, with a packed programme of Chinese Cultural Activities to whet their appetites for all things Chinese, in advance of the Chinese new year celebration period which rund between 10-21 February.

Publication date: 31 January 2013

Exhibition: Celtic Studies in Bangor

Publication date: 7 June 2019

Exhibition of Bangor’s Jewish history goes to Cardiff

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

Exhibition offers opportunity to take part in historic tax debate

An exhibition which outlines the history of taxes in Wales and which encourages visitors to offer their views on the country’s first piece of tax legislation in modern times will be on show in Bangor University’s Management Centre until 28 November.

Finance Minister Jane Hutt launched the exhibition in Bangor before attending the first north wales meeting of the Tax Forum. The Forum, which includes Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor Law School, is a group of stakeholders which provides advice on tax law, administration and the way in which Welsh tax policy and legislation is developed.

Publication date: 20 November 2014

Experienced engineer changes tack for a career in the energy sector

A heating engineer with a keen interest in the solar energy market returns to Bangor University this week to receive his MBA Environmental Management degree.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Experts assemble to discuss media and human rights

As human rights lawyers and activists monitor the battlefields on the Middle East, a conference at Bangor University will grapple with many of the global issues raised by such conflicts.

The Political Studies Association Media and Politics Group’s Annual Conference, Media, Persuasion and Human Rights, will be held on the 10th and 11th of November. The inter-disciplinary conference will welcome leading academics from the fields of Media, Communication, Journalism, Politics, Sociology and Law.


Publication date: 10 October 2014

Experts to gather at Bangor University to discuss the future of language planning

Experts are set to gather at Bangor University on Friday, 8th March for a one-day symposium on the future of language planning.

‘Beyond the Classroom: the future of Language Planning’ comes in the wake of the 2011 Census results, which reveal a decline in the number of Welsh speakers over the past decade.

Publication date: 20 February 2013

Exposing Arthur’s Celtic roots

Despite recent interpretations giving Arthur English, French or cockney accents, a new academic book launched today (28 February)  at Bangor University firmly plants him in the Celtic lands and Celtic languages.

Publication date: 28 February 2019

Extension of deadline for ASCC PhD Studentships

We are pleased to announce that the deadline for the All-Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration Academy (ASCCA) PhD Studentships has now been extended. Those wishing to apply must submit their completed application by the new deadline which will now be Monday, 30th September 2013.

Publication date: 19 September 2013

F1 in Schools – Regional Final 2013

Bangor University’s School of Education hosted the North Wales F1 Regional Final recently.

Publication date: 20 February 2013

F1 in Schools – Regional Final 2015

Bangor University’s School of Education Product Design and Technology department hosted the North Wales F1 Regional Final recently. This popular Formula 1 challenge saw nine local secondary schools compete for places in the UK National Finals which will take place later on in March. If successful, they will then participate in the F1 in Schools World Finals 2015 which will be held in Singapore.

Publication date: 5 March 2015

Fact Check: Do six million people earn less than the living wage?

I’m angry and fed up with the way in which six million people earn less than the living wage.

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party, interviewed on the BBC’s Andrew Marr show on April 23.

To assess this claim by Jeremy Corbyn, distinguishing various low-wage floors is important. In 2017, the Living Wage Foundation’s higher voluntary Real Living Wage (RLW) is £9.75 an hour in London, £8.45 elsewhere, based on a calculation of living costs.

The government’s compulsory wage floor is lower and covers all employees. For employees aged 25 and over, it’s called the National Living Wage (NLW) and is £7.50 per hour. For younger employees, it’s called the National Minimum Wage, and ranges from £3.50 to £7.05.

Publication date: 27 April 2017

'Facts are not truth': Hilary Mantel goes on the record about historical fiction

In a recent talk at the Hay literary festival, Cambridge historian and biographer John Guy said he had seen an increasing number of prospective students citing Hilary Mantel’s Booker Prize-winning historical novels, Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies, as supporting evidence for their knowledge of Tudor history.

This article by Michael Durrant, Lecturer in Early Modern Literature, School of English Literature,was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 13 June 2017

Family habit of inheriting volunteer roles could help small charities

Though many of us live increasingly busy lives, the number of those actively involved in volunteerism in the UK is growing. In fact, every year more than 21m people volunteer at least once. But for many people, volunteering is not just a one off, or infrequent thing. In fact, it can be a legacy, a form of tradition which is often passed down through family generations.

This article by Stephanie Jones, PhD student at the School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences, is republished from The Conversationunder a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 30 October 2018

Family tradition of studying at Bangor continues

A Meirionnydd student will continue the family tradition of a teaching career after graduating from Bangor University this week. Awel Pyrs Evans, 21, of Llanfachreth, Dolgellau received a BA Primary Education (QTS) degree after studying at the University’s School of Education.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Fascinating insights offered in new Lecture series in Bethesda

From zombies in the Mabinogi to Welsh on Facebook; from child psychology to the literature of the London Welsh and from Italian cinema to the depths surrounding the Titanic, some of Bangor University’s most talented lecturers will be visiting Neuadd Ogwen in Bethesda over the next six weeks to discuss a wide range of topics.

Publication date: 28 October 2014

Fears for offender rehabilitation as Britain embraces US-style probation

An article by Martina Y. FeilzerBangor University's School of Social Sciences and John DeeringThe University of South Walesoriginally published on The ConversationRead the original article.

One of the most dramatic and radical changes the last coalition government made to criminal justice went almost unnoticed. In 2014, the probation service that had stood for more than 100 years was broken up. It was split into a National Probation Service, responsible for about 30% of the previous probation workload, and community rehabilitation companies responsible for the remaining 70%.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

Bangor University has its second ever Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences with the  awarding of a Fellowship to Howard Davis, Professor of Social Theory & Institutions at the School of History, Philosophy and Social Science.

Publication date: 5 April 2019

Ffion and her cornet representing Wales in Europe

A student from the School of Welsh at Bangor has been selected to represent Wales in the European Youth Brass Band. Ffion Haf Williams, a first year student who’s studying a degree in Welsh was chosen after she auditioned for the Wales Youth Brass Band playing her cornet.

Publication date: 23 March 2012

FFIT Cymru returns for second series – and Mared leads the way!

One of S4C’s most popular shows from last year, FFIT Cymru, is returning for a second series in April and Bangor University’s involvement with the Cwmni Da production is set to be even greater this time around, with a student from the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies chosen to be one of the series’ inspirational ‘leaders’.

Publication date: 27 March 2019

Fflur gains first class honours and the University's top prize

Fflur Elin from Tonyrefail is the winner of the Dr John Robert Jones Prize in the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology this year. This is one of Bangor University's main prizes and is given to the best graduates in their field of study.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Ffresh Awards success for students

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) have won big at this year's Ffresh film awards!

Publication date: 25 February 2013

Ffresh Nomination for student

"Not", directed by John Evans, has been nominated for Best Fiction and Best Welsh language film at Ffresh, the student moving image festival in Wales.

Publication date: 17 January 2013

Field trip to The Hague – January 2014

Students are invited to join a field trip to The Hague in the Netherlands to visit a number of international courts and tribunals.

Publication date: 24 September 2013

'Fighting for' the Arts

Sioned Young's work is no easy task, however it brings her "great pleasure". Sioned from Penygroes near Caernarfon, has embarked on a ten-month internship with Arts and Business Wales at Bangor University’s Pontio Arts and Innovation Center, looking for new ways of fundraising for the arts.

Publication date: 17 January 2018

Film awards triumph for Bangor University students

As stars and directors from across the globe were gearing up for the Oscars awards night, two Bangor students were grabbing their own gongs on the other side of the Atlantic.


Classmates John Evans and Mathew Allan Owen from the School of Creative Studies and Media won the Royal Television Society award for Best Fiction at an award ceremony in North Wales for their dissertation film ‘Long I stood there’. In addition, John Evans won the Ffresh Best Welsh Language Film award for ‘Not’ which also scooped a Best Actress award for his 11 year old step-daughter Ceri Williams. Both sets of awards were handed out at the Ffresh student moving image festival 2013 in Wrexham on 22nd of February.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Film Festival to showcase new filmmakers’ short films

A film festival in partnership with Bangor University will host an afternoon showcasing new European short films by young film makers.

The screenings by the Wicked Wales Film Festival and British Film Institute Future Shorts will take place at Pontio next Wednesday 23rd, 1pm-5pm.

Screenings will include UK and international short films in documentary, fiction and animation. The event is open to both students and the public and free tickets are available here.

Publication date: 18 October 2019

Film MA graduate documentary screened at international film festival

The work of Bangor University Film MA graduate, Charlotte Wells, will be amongst the documentaries screened when the third Wales International Documentary Festival returns to Blackwood this week.

Publication date: 16 April 2018

Film selected for Festival

Congratulations from the School to Lester Hughes. His film 'Waves, Taid & Time' has been selected for the Carmarthen Bay Film Festival. http://www.carmarthenbayfilmfestival.co.uk/

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Final-year Law student Benjamin qualifies for European triathlon

A Law undergraduate is gearing up to compete in a gruelling European sprint triathlon.

Publication date: 13 May 2013

Financial Management Graduate Scheme 2019 - NHS Wales

Publication date: 21 September 2018

First Class achievement for Hannah

Hannah Mundy, 22, from Leek, Staffordshire, is graduating from Bangor University with a first class degree in English Language and Creative Studies this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

First Class Honours for busy mum Eira

Eira Winrow, 38, originally from Holyhead, has just graduated with a first class joint honours degree in Health & Social Care and Social Policy.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

First class linguist lands dream job

A trilingual graduate is celebrating this week after securing a dream job in Italy.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

First Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Lecturer Posts Announced

Following the establishment of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (the new national institution for the development of Welsh medium education and scholarship) in March this year, Bangor University has just announced two key academic appointments under the Coleg’s academic staffing plan. These are the first appointments sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. The new lecturers will commence their five year appointments in September 2011.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

First Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Lecturer Posts Announced

Following the establishment of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (the new national institution for the development of Welsh medium education and scholarship) in March this year, Bangor University has just announced two key academic appointments under the Coleg’s academic staffing plan. These are the first appointments sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. The new lecturers will commence their five year appointments in September 2011.

Publication date: 13 June 2011

First-ever 'Legal World Series' a Huge Success

During the second semester of the academic year 2014-15, a team of law students launched the Legal World Series for the first time. Overseen by Programme Co-Directors Stephen Clear and Dr Marie Parker, the Legal World Series sees students voluntarily organise law-themed conferences and social events pertaining to different continents and regions.

Publication date: 2 June 2014

First Gwyn Thomas Excellence Awards among Osian's accolades!

A brand new award was presented for the first time this year to recognise an outstanding academic achievement and/or extracurricular contribution.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

First in family to graduate wins award

A prize winning student, who was the first member of his family to go to University, graduates from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

First in her family to graduate

Linguistics and French graduate Ruby Ettle, originally from Halesowen, West Midlands, has become the first person in her family to graduate from university.  Ruby said: “I’m the first person from my family to go to university, so it’s been a new experience for all of us from UCAS applications all the way to graduation and my family are very proud.”

Publication date: 18 July 2017

First in her family to graduate

Business Economics graduate Ilona Coulson-Ashworth from Bolton, has become the first person in her family to graduate from university - and has also been awarded the William and Myfanwy Eames Prize.

Publication date: 12 July 2016

First International Conference on Women’s Work in Music

Bangor University’s School of Music is proud to host the First International Conference on Women’s Work in Music (4 – 7 September 2017).  We will be welcoming prominent speakers and musicians from a range of backgrounds, including academics, practitioners, funders, broadcasters, journalists and other professionals.

Publication date: 23 August 2017

First Minister launches new North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education

The First Minister of Wales, Rt. Hon Carwyn Jones, today (14 January 2011) launched the new North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education.
The launch took place at the School of Education & Lifelong Learning at Bangor University, and over 150 staff, students and school mentors at Aberystwyth joined the launch via a live video link. There was also a live video link with the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales studio in Cardiff.

Publication date: 14 January 2011

First MSocSci students graduate from the School of Social Sciences

Amongst the 3,062 students graduating from Bangor University last week were the first cohort to graduate with a totally unique qualification in the social sciences.

Publication date: 18 July 2016

First novel wins Award and Doctorate

A novel written as part of a Creative Writing course at Bangor University has just won The Write Factor Shortlist Award, 2014 and been published  for new author, Rhian Waller.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

First novel wins Award and Doctorate

A novel written as part of a Creative Writing course at Bangor University has just won The Write Factor Shortlist Award, 2014 and been published  for new author, Rhian Waller.

Rhian’s debut novel, Eithe’s Way, was written as part of a Creative and Critical Writing PhD at Bangor University’s School of English.

Publication date: 30 June 2014

Five star reviews of performances and CD releases by the Head of Performance

Richard Craig's cd VALE was released in July on the Metier label and has since been reviewed by Gramophone magazine, as well as other blogs and social media sources.

Publication date: 28 November 2017

Five things you need to know about the Radovan Karadžić case

Yvonne McDermott, Senior Lecturer in Law at Bangor University wrote this 'explainer' article for  The Conversation prior to the recent International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia  judgment. Read the original article.

The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia is issuing its judgment in the case of Radovan Karadžić, arguably its most high-profile accused since the trial of Slobodan Milošević, which ended in 2005. Here’s all you need to know about this landmark decision.

Publication date: 30 March 2016

Flagship civil society research centre enjoys official inauguration

The Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD) will celebrate the launch of its flagship WISERD Civil Society Research Centre on Thursday 5th February, 2015. WISERD has received funding in excess of £10 million to found a national research centre which will undertake a five year innovative and far-reaching research programme of policy relevant research addressing Civil Society in Wales, the UK and Internationally. This funding includes £7 million from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and a further £3m from Aberystwyth, Bangor, Cardiff, South Wales and Swansea Universities. WISERD Civil Society is a collaborative venture, involving researchers from across twelve UK Universities and a range of international partners.

Publication date: 4 February 2015

Food banks are becoming institutionalised in the UK

I was one of 58 academics, activists and food writers who published a stark open letter warning against food banks becoming institutionalised in the UK. We believe the country is now reaching a point where “left behind people” and retailers’ “leftover food” share a symbiotic relationship. Food banks are becoming embedded within welfare provision, fuelled by corporate involvement and ultimately creating an industry of poverty.

This article by Dave BeckPostdoctoral Teaching FellowBangor University  is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 2 April 2019

Forensic Linguistics expert graduates from Bangor Law School

Amongst this year’s crop of graduating Law students at Bangor University is a world-renowned expert in forensic linguistics.

Publication date: 2 August 2012

Forget Jon Snow, watch the young women to find out how Game of Thrones ends

For Game of Thrones fans, the current series has been a bit of a mystery. As the television writers have picked up the storyline where author George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Fire and Ice novels ended, there is, for the first time, no original text to refer back to.

 

This article by Raluca Radulescu, Professor of Medieval Literature and English Literature, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

Publication date: 25 August 2017

Former Chief Operating Officer of No.10 Downing Street receives Honorary Fellowship from Bangor

Bangor alumnus and former Chief Operating Officer of No.10 Downing Street Eric Hepburn CBE was awarded an Honorary Fellowship by Bangor University on Tuesday 15th July 2013.

Publication date: 17 July 2013

Former student wins ‘journalist of the year’ award

A former student at the School of Creative Studies and Media has won a prestigious journalism award for her work.

Noellin Imoh, who graduated from Bangor in 2010, won a BEFFTA (Black, Entertainment, Film, Fashion,Television and Arts Awards) for her work as editor of African Dazzle Magazine.

Publication date: 4 November 2013

For Sale: SGB Youngman Two Stage Scaffolding Tower

The School of Creative Studies & Media have a SGB Youngman two stage scaffolding tower for sale, it is very good condition but sold as seen.

Publication date: 3 June 2013

ForTANK launches its first quarterly outlook

ForTANK (www.fortank.com), a think tank aiming to advance efficient and informed governance through effective forecasting and foresight that was recently launched and involving many Bangor academics, has just published its first quarterly outlook.

Publication date: 2 June 2016

Forthcoming events at the Bangor Centre for International Law

The Bangor Centre of International is the Law School’s hub for the research, teaching and dissemination of International Law, with a focus on Rule of Law. Professor Suzannah Linton, the Centre’s director, her Co-Deputy Directors, Mark Hyland and Yvonne McDermott, and the International Law team, are very pleased to welcome new students to Bangor Law School, and to provide advance notice of some of our forthcoming events

Publication date: 25 September 2012

Four Bangor academics appointed Fellows of Learned Society

Four Bangor University academics have been elected Fellows of The Learned Society of Wales as a result of the Society’s 2013 Election of new Fellows.

Publication date: 2 May 2013

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

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

Four North Wales schools complete the Modern Foreign Language Student Mentoring Scheme

Bangor University School of Modern Languages and Cultures held on 26th May an award and recognition ceremony for the four local schools in North Wales that benefited from a new Welsh Government initiative to encourage modern language learning.

Publication date: 28 June 2016

France's football team hitting the headlines

With football's European Championships now underway in Poland and the Ukraine, lecturer in French Dr. Jonathan Ervine explores relations between the French national team and the media in an article on the website French Football Weekly.

Publication date: 14 June 2012

Free Concerts at the University this May

The Performance Department will open its doors to the public throughout May in a series of free concerts. The hard work of our visiting lecturers and students can be heard in a series of recitals featuring works by Franck, Beethoven, Messiaen, Debussy, Lizst, Bach and much more.

Publication date: 26 April 2016

Free seminar: Co-production and Social Care – translating the Wellbeing Agenda into Practice

Free seminar event organised by the All Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration (ASCC) and the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA)

Publication date: 30 April 2014

Free tours offered by the School of History and Archaeology

Free tours offered by the School of History and Archaeology

Publication date: 6 June 2018

French grief reflects respect for a certain kind of athlete

France is in mourning after 10 people – including three of the country’s most celebrated sporting icons – died in a helicopter crash in Argentina. Swimmer Camille Muffat, boxer Alexis Vastine and yachtswoman Florence Arthaud were participants in a television survival show.

Since their deaths were confirmed, there has been an outpouring of grief in France. Muffat, Vastine and Arthaud all captured the imagination of the French public. Their fame shows that France celebrates its athletes a little differently to some of its neighbours. Where in the UK or Italy footballers rule the roost, in France, it is sometimes a different kind of athlete in the spotlight.

Publication date: 11 March 2015

Friday's Eisteddfod Activities - A Day of Poetry, music and film

A Day of Poetry, music and film.

Publication date: 2 August 2013

From avatars to apps: why we still love to go down the rabbit hole with Alice

This article by Lyle Skains Lecturer in Writing at the School of Creative Studies & Media was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

 

Few in the English-speaking world (and even the non-English-speaking world) are unfamiliar with Alice and her encounters with nonsense and play in Wonderland, whether through the original texts, or their many adaptations. Alice has walked across pages, stages, and screens; she is playable and played.

Publication date: 7 July 2015

From Bangor to Abbey Road Studios

A chance meeting at a ‘career day’ led a Bangor University student to work with A-list musicians at Abbey Road Studios, the most famous, purpose built recording studio in the world.

Publication date: 12 July 2016

From Bangor to Brussels: Law and Business students unite on Europe trip

Students from Bangor Business School and Bangor Law School have united for an eye-opening study trip to the institutions of the European Union and the Council of Europe, sponsored by Jill Evans MEP.

Publication date: 23 January 2012

From Bangor to the Big Apple for aspiring IP lawyer William

LLB Law student William Carlsen is one step closer to achieving his career ambitions after securing a $12,500 scholarship to study in New York.

Publication date: 5 May 2015

From Bondi Beach to Bangor: “the best decision I ever made!”

A Kilkenny girl whose dream to study Law took her from Australia to Wales is celebrating after achieving her life-long ambition. Belinda Bambrick, a former pupil of Yates College, Waterford, was living and working in Sydney when she decided the time was right to pursue a Law degree.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

From childcare to caring for our environment, three new Research Fellowships to feed into Assembly business

Bangor University is contributing three out of seven new research fellows, who are joining the National Assembly as part of a programme of shared knowledge between higher education institutions and the Welsh parliament.

The academics from the Schools of Law and Health Sciences and Natural Sciences will be sharing their expertise on vital issues that will feed directly into the work of the Assembly and its committees. This follows on from Bangor University’s participation in the successful pilot scheme

Publication date: 12 February 2019

From college students to university graduates: four friends celebrate another milestone together

A group of students who made the transition from college to university together are celebrating another milestone in their friendship this week as they graduate from Bangor University. Gwenno Williams, Nia Gwynedd, Medi Griffiths and Catrin Williams became firm friends as students on the Business Studies A-Level at Coleg Meirion Dwyfor, Pwllheli.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

From filming the Student Dance Society to working with Dr Who….

A BAFTA winner now running his own film company is quick to credit his success to the support and encouragement he received while studying at Bangor University.

Osian Williams is already making a name for himself as an independent film-maker, having won a BAFTA Cymru award* while he was a student in the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University.

Publication date: 17 April 2015

From Geoffrey Chaucer to Jeff Sessions, misspeaking is when you lie about lying

When US attorney-general Jeff Sessions told his confirmation hearing he had not had any communication with any Russians during the presidential election campaign, only for it to turn out that he had twice met with the Russian ambassador to Washington, Sergey Kislyak, he was apparently “misspeaking”. So that’s ok then. 

But maybe not – while “misspeak” undoubtedly has the innocent connotation of “speaking incorrectly” or even “mispronouncing”, it is a sad reflection on contemporary life that whenever a politician uses a word, no matter how blameless the context might appear, people are less and less inclined to take the meaning of that word at face value.

This article by John Olsson, Lecturer in Law and Criminology, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 6 March 2017

From glass case to cyber-space:Chaucerian Masterpiece Goes Global

Bangor University and the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, have collaborated on a project to bring one of the jewels of English literature, kept at the National Library, freely available to all. The Hengwrt copy of Geoffrey Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, produced in London at the close of the fourteenth century and believed to be the earliest existing version of this work, is now fully digitised, and accessible by global users via the Library’s website.

Publication date: 15 May 2014

From Nurse to Doctor

Charlotte Hillier will be graduating from Bangor University this week for the third time as she is awarded a PhD in Management Studies.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

From Saddleworth to South Korea – and now a First Class Sab!

A Bangor University student graduates this week after three years of hard work and embracing the opportunities offered. Mark Barrow, 21, from Saddleworth, Oldham not only graduated with BA History with Journalism degree, the former Oldham Sixth Form College student also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £600, which is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

From Salad Cream to the Severn bridge, renaming is an emotive issue

This article by Dr Sarah Louise Wheeler, Lecturer in Social Policy (Welsh medium), at the School of Social Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

The American food giant Heinz sparked controversy with a recent proposal to change the name of one of its best known products. If it goes ahead, there will be no more Salad Cream in the world’s kitchens. We will have to make do with bottles of Sandwich Cream instead.

Publication date: 14 June 2018

From statutes to stitches for Thomas

Thomas Eckersley thought his dreams of becoming a doctor were shattered when he failed to meet the grades he required to study Medicine.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

From the New World to our world – a new translation of Jerry Hunter’s epic Welsh novel

A new translation of a Welsh novel by Professor Jerry Hunter sheds light on a largely forgotten episode of the English Civil War – and of Welsh history – when troops from Cromwell’s New Model Army, mistaking them for Irish Catholics, massacred over a hundred Welsh women in the immediate aftermath of the Battle of Naseby in 1645.

Publication date: 5 December 2017

From Ugandan street child to First Class student

Julius Muyombya's life changed when he met a Llandudno pupil who was on an African outreach project.

Publication date: 16 July 2019

From UMCB and JMJ to the BBC – university experience is the perfect training for Liam

BBC Radio Cymru listeners may have heard a new voice reporting news stories from north-east Wales recently. Liam John Evans, 21 and from Old Colwyn, is now a journalist with the national station, despite him not yet having received his BA degree in Welsh and History - an event that will surely be the day’s top story for his family and friends on Tuesday morning, 17 July.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Fulbright enables Triple Harp research

An American student has just embarked on a postgraduate research degree at Bangor University having received a highly prestigious Fulbright Award.

Publication date: 2 October 2018

Fully funded +3 PhD in Bilingualism

Applications are invited for a three-year fully funded PhD studentship within the School of Education, Linguistics or Psychology at Bangor University. The studentship will commence from October 2016 and is funded through a combination of the ESRC Wales DTC and internal funding. The successful candidate will benefit from a rich inter-disciplinary environment sustained in the wake of the ESRC funded Centre for Research in Bilingualism which has now become a centre run by Bangor University. Bangor is a friendly and affordable university town, with good transport links, located in one of the most beautiful parts of the UK.

Publication date: 27 May 2016

Fully-funded KESS Research Masters: closing date 29/01/14

Applications are now open for a fully-funded KESS Research Masters based at the School of Social Sciences, Bangor.

Publication date: 9 January 2014

Fully funded MBA Environmental Management

Keen to develop or update skills in business and economic activities related to the environment? We have 30 FULLY FUNDED Scholarships available for our MBA Environmental Management degree for 2013 (UK/EU students only).

Publication date: 10 January 2013

Fully-funded PhD Studentship: 'Local Forms of Civil Society in Societies in Transition'

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship, funded by WISERD within the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University, beginning 1st October 2015. 

Publication date: 14 April 2015

Fully-funded PhD Studentship: WISERD Civil Society

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship, funded by WISERD within the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University, beginning 1st October 2015 or soon thereafter.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Fully-funded PhD Studentship: WISERD Civil Society

Applications are invited for a full-time PhD studentship, funded by WISERD within the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University, beginning 1st October 2015.

Publication date: 6 January 2015

Funded internship opportunity at the Meillionydd excavation

As part of the Bangor University Undergraduate Internship Scheme 2014-15 the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology offers an internship at the excavations conducted for The Meillionydd Project from 01-29/06/2014 at the double ringwork enclosure of Meillionydd, near Rhiw, on the Llŷn peninsula in northwest Wales.

Publication date: 20 April 2015

Funded PhD studentship: Lean, Efficient and Sustainable Operations in the Healthcare Diagnostics Industry (closing date 12th September 2014)

Applications are invited for a three-year industrial research PhD studentship in Operations Management and Operations Research in a healthcare diagnostics manufacturing environment. The studentship is funded by The College of Business, Law, Education & Social Sciences and Siemens Healthcare & Diagnostics

Publication date: 4 September 2014

Funding boost for language mentoring project

A project to raise the profile of modern foreign languages has received extended funding from Welsh Government to reach pupils in rural parts of Wales.

Publication date: 2 June 2017

Funding boost for the National Centre for Population Health & Wellbeing Research

Bangor, Swansea and Cardiff Universities have recently won £2,249,927 funding from Health and Care Research Wales (formerly NISCHR) to lead the National Centre for Population Health and Wellbeing Research (NCPHWR), an all Wales Research Centre.

Publication date: 27 May 2015

Funding opportunities for MA students

School of Modern Languages is pleased to announces scholarship opportunities.

Publication date: 14 March 2012

Funding success for our Bilingualism research

Dr Eirini Sanoudaki (Senior Lecturer in Language Acquisition) will be acting as Bangor lead for a project funded by the Welsh Crucible, a programme that seeks to support the development of future research leaders for Wales. 

Publication date: 28 November 2016

Future Legal Mind 2017 launches offering students a major career boost and cash prizes

The third annual Future Legal Mind award launches this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win a valuable work placement and cash prizes totalling over £7,000.

Publication date: 25 November 2016

Game of Thrones: neither Arya Stark nor Brienne of Tarth are unusual — medieval romance heroines did it all before

Brienne of Tarth and Arya Stark are very unlike what some may expect of a typical medieval lady. The only daughter of a minor knight, Brienne has trained up as a warrior and has been knighted for her valour in the field of battle. Meanwhile Arya, a tomboyish teen when we first met her in series one, is a trained and hardened assassin. No damsels in distress, then – they’ve chosen to defy their society’s expectations and follow their own paths.

This article by Raluca Radulescu, Professor of Medieval Literature and English Literature at the School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics is republished fromThe Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 8 May 2019

Gender and Medieval Studies Conference 2015

to embrace a woman is to embrace a sack of manure’  Odo of Cluny

On the 7-9 January 2015, Bangor University will be hosting a conference which will  explore the relationship between medieval women and dirt from the perspective of a variety of different disciplines.

Publication date: 27 November 2014

Generation Beth reveals that Wales’ youth value their vote and feel European

S4C are calling on the young people of Wales to share their experiences as part of an interactive European project. Lecturer Dr. Cynog Prys and a doctoral student Shân Pritchard of the School of Social Science, have been invited to discuss and analyse the finding of the project that has partners in in 12 European countries.

This innovative project, called 'Generation Beth' is an evolution of a highly successful survey conducted in France in 2013 called 'Generation quoi'. This time, 12 countries, including Wales have joined France to create a truly European event. The project is led in Wales by S4C and the production company Cwmni Da.

Publication date: 6 May 2016

German and Danish partners visit Bangor

This month, we have been pleased to welcome colleagues from two of our partner institutions.

Publication date: 24 May 2016

German Film and Culture Day

Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages, in collaboration with Routes into Languages recently organised a German Film and Culture Day attended by GCSE and  A Level students and teachers from schools in north Wales.

Publication date: 13 July 2013

German Film and Culture Day

Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages, in collaboration with Routes into Languages recently organised a German Film and Culture Day.

Publication date: 30 July 2012

German-Kurdish film director Hüseyin Tabak visits Bangor

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures was delighted to welcome film director Hüseyin Tabak to Bangor on Friday 9 March 2018, when he presented his film The Horse on the Balcony (Das Pferd auf dem Balkon) at a public showing in Pontio. 

Publication date: 23 March 2018

German Studies Conference introduced Alexander Kluge to Wales

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at Bangor University was delighted to host the annual conference of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS)on 29-31 August 2018.

Publication date: 16 October 2018

Getting by in Bangor

An increasing number of students are seeking part-time employment during their time at university. Their reason might not be solely to earn money but also to enhance their employability after graduating.

Publication date: 10 March 2015

GIFT's Marine Renewable Visit to Plas Newydd

GIFT (Green Innovation Future Technologies) is an Interreg Irish-Welsh project run jointly by Bangor Business School and the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography (SENRGy). It supports the MBA in Environmental Management, a joint programme between the Schools, which this year has 35 students between the ages of 23 and 58, ten of whom are part-time and working in businesses throughout North Wales.

Publication date: 14 April 2014

Golden Age of Welsh Pop

The National Waterfront Museum in Swansea displays more than 300 years of Welsh industry and innovation and a new exhibition next year (2013) will focus on an important, if not so immediately apparent Welsh industry.  Hannah Way, currently living in Talysarn is researching the 'Golden Age' of Welsh pop on behalf of the Museum. She is investigating the impact of small independent labels on the Welsh pop scene and the impact of new media on those who have survived.

Publication date: 21 December 2012

‘Golden thread’ should be sought to support region’s economy

One of the main thrusts of a new scoping report on the north Wales economy suggests that regional stakeholders are seeking to ensure that a 'golden thread' runs through the supply chain to enable local small firms to benefit from incoming economic opportunities.

The report also identifies that Welsh Government have the opportunity, through the potential for devolved powers on procurement rules, to ensure quality jobs and good terms and conditions for workers on inward investment projects.

Publication date: 7 July 2017

Golygathon cyntaf erioed ar Gerddoriaeth i’w gynnal yn Adran Gerdd Prifysgol Bangor

Fe fydd y ‘Golygathon’ cyntaf o’i fath erioed ym maes Cerddoriaeth yn cael ei gynnal yn Adran Gerdd Prifysgol Bangor ddydd Gwener, 24 Chwefror, 2017.

Publication date: 23 February 2017

Good Luck Gwen for Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition

A student from Bangor University is competing in the Bryn Terfel Scholarship Competition, having been shortlisted by the judging panel.

The University wishes Welsh and Theatre & Media Studies student, Gwen Elin the best of luck for the Competition.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

Graduate Adam wins major scholarship to train as a Barrister

Congratulations to Bangor Law School graduate Adam Gulliver, who has been awarded a £9,500 scholarship to train as a Barrister.

Publication date: 29 April 2015

Graduate Andra looks forward to a life of crime

Many Law students undertake office-based placements during their degrees, but for one Bangor University student, that wasn’t quite hands-on enough. Andra Filimon completed two internships with the Homicide Department of the Romanian police, where she reconstructed a crime scene, questioned a defendant and facilitated communication with London’s Metropolitan Police.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Graduate on BBC Short Story Shortlist

Lisa Blower, a Bangor University PhD graduate, and part- time lecturer at the School of English, is one of the five shortlisted authors for the BBC Short Story award 2013

Publication date: 25 September 2013

Graduation 2012

Publication date: 18 July 2012

Graduation 2013 Image Gallery

Congratulations to all our School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology graduates. Click here to view our Graduation 2013 Image Gallery.

Publication date: 1 August 2013

Graduation 2014

Registration for the 2014 graduation ceremonies is now open.

Publication date: 12 March 2014

Graduation Profile: Alex Wuergler - BA Criminology & Criminal Justice with International Experience

Alex Wuergler, 22, is from Davos, Switzerland. She is graduating with a BA Criminology & Criminal Justice with International Experience degree and has also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £600. This prize is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 16 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Elin Lloyd Wallace - BA French and Spanish

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile – Freya Whelan - Law LLB (Hons)

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Gwenlli Thomas

Publication date: 19 July 2019

Graduation Profile: Lleucu Myrddin

Publication date: 15 July 2019

Graduation Profile: Osian Wyn Owen – BA Welsh

Osian Wyn Owen, 21, from Felinheli has received a first-class Welsh BA degree and has also won the School of Welsh’s John Morris-Jones Award for the best third year results. He has also won a Dr John Robert Jones Award which are awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Teleri Wyn Davies - LLB Law

Publication date: 17 July 2018

GRADUATION SUCCESS FOR ‘MOSTYN PROJECT’ STUDENT

Publication date: 22 August 2016

Grant success: 'Insular Books: Vernacular Miscellanies in Late Medieval Britain'

Research network secures funding for its first conference, held at and funded by the British Academy (London, 21-23 June 2012).

Publication date: 26 March 2012

Grant to fund research into Welsh bank closures

Banks have closed over 600 UK branches in the past year, but how does the Welsh figure compare to this?

That’s the question that Bangor Business School’s Dr Edward Jones will set out to answer, thanks to a research grant awarded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Publication date: 8 August 2016

Great future ahead for Ana

Four years of hard work has “fully paid off” for a Romanian-born Bangor University student who now “feels confident” that her “future will turn out great”.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Growing the Green Economy

Six Welsh businesses are travelling to Ireland this week (3 October) to spread the word about how their green ethos and credentials have helped their business.

The Gwynedd-based companies have been taking part in a green economy project with Bangor University. The Green Innovation Future Technologies Project (GIFT) is working to develop the green economy within Interreg regions in West Wales and Ireland. The project pools relevant expertise at Bangor University’s Business School and School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography and the School of Business and School of Science at Waterford Institute of Technology and University College Dublin’s School of Biology and Environmental Science.

Publication date: 2 October 2013

Gruffudd wins Eisteddfod Chair

Publication date: 3 June 2014

Guest Lecture: ‘The Parole Board: Then and Now’

On Thursday, 19 March 2015, from 2.00-3.00pm in Alun 0.01, His Honour Judge Jeremy Roberts QC will speak on ‘The Parole Board: Then and Now’. 

Publication date: 9 March 2015

Gwenan Gibbard awarded Doctoral Scholarship

Renowned harpist, Gwenan Gibbard has been announced as the recipient of a Doctoral Scholarship to study the contributions of Dr. Meredydd Evans and Phyllis Kinney to Welsh folk music.

The Doctoral Scholarship is a collaboration between the Welsh Music Archive, at the National Library of Wales (Aberystwyth), the School of Music and Media, Bangor University and Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. The aim of the PhD Scholarship (sponsored by Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and the National Library of Wales) will be to focus on specific aspects of collecting folk melodies in the second half of the 20th and 21st centuries in Wales.

Publication date: 6 August 2019

Hannah returns to her roots to graduate in Law

A Bangor University student who returned to her roots is celebrating with a 2:1 degree this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Happy 100th birthday, Mr President: how JFK's image and legacy have endured

This article by Gregory Frame, Lecturer in Film Studies, School of Creative Industries & MediaBangor University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

John F Kennedy was born 100 years ago on May 29, 1917. While the achievements of his presidency and the content of his character have been subjects of contestation among historians and political commentators since the 1970s, there is little question regarding the enduring power of his image. As the youngest man to win election to the presidency, entering the White House with a beautiful wife and young children in tow, he projected the promise of a new era in American politics and society.

Publication date: 26 May 2017

Hard work earns Tom a distinction

A Bangor University student with aims to climb the corporate ladder graduated at the winter graduation ceremony recently.

Former Sale Grammar School student Tom Brady, 24, from Sale, Cheshire was awarded an MA Business and Marketing with distinction from the Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Hard working volunteer wins award for dissertation

A hard working student, who volunteered throughout his studies, is graduating from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Harry Potter fan Sam prepares for world-wide wizarding event

A Bangor University student will be travelling to Canada to take part in a global quidditch competition.

Sam Davies, a Creative Studies and Media student here at Bangor is thrilled to be involved in the competitive sport featured in Harry Potter novels and films.

Publication date: 2 May 2014

Hat-trick of world premieres at Bangor Music Festival

A top music festival will be unveiling a hat-trick of world premieres.

The Bangor Music Festival kicks off with a St David's Day concert by Britain's Got Talent finalists, Cȏr Glanaethwy, and will also star the internationally renowned singing ensemble, The Swingles.

Publication date: 22 February 2016

Head of Performance Richard Craig recently premiered a new work with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra

Head of Performance Richard Craig recently premiered a new work with the RTÉ Symphony Orchestra, in the National Concert Hall on the 14th of February. 

Publication date: 23 February 2017

Head of School appears on BBC’s 'Dragon’s Eye'

On 28th June at 11:35pm, Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor Law School and Director of the Winning in Tendering project, appeared on BBC One’s Dragon’s Eye, the weekly Welsh politics programme.

Publication date: 1 August 2012

Head of School attends international forum in China

Professor Jonathan Williams, Head of Bangor Business School, recently visited China to deliver a keynote speech at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai (BNUZ)’s International Business School Dean’s Forum.

Publication date: 6 December 2016

Head of School leads discussion on improving Welsh Public Procurement at Institute for Welsh Affairs Conference

Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor Law School, was invited to lead a discussion at the Institute for Welsh Affairs Conference on improving Welsh Public Procurement, alongside Minister for Finance and Leader of the House, Jane Hutt AM, in Cardiff on 5th November 2012.

Publication date: 13 December 2012

Head of School Opens exciting new exhibition at Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery

Professor Helen Wilcox, Head of the School of English Literature at Bangor University, officially opened the ‘Cataloguing the Other Delights’ exhibition by Emma Hobbins at Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery last Saturday.

Publication date: 27 April 2015

Head of School visits partner institutions in China

Professor Jonathan Williams, Head of Bangor Business School, has visited a number of the School’s partner institutions in China.

The successful two-week trip saw him visit universities in seven cities – including Beijing, Shanghai, Zhuhai and Tianjin – to meet with Deans, International Programme Managers and prospective students.

Publication date: 4 April 2017

Hear this: it's no longer enough to just look at paintings

This article by Andrew LewisProfessor of Music at the School of Musicwas originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Art lovers now have the chance to listen to (yes, listen to) some well known paintings at the National Gallery. Six composers and sound artists have been asked to create music or sound installations inspired by paintings of their choice from the gallery’s collection, for its new exhibition, Soundscapes. Their work will be heard only in the presence of the art that inspired it. We will, we are told, “hear the painting” and “see the sound”.

Publication date: 9 July 2015

Hen Blant Bach nominated for International Film & Television Award

A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has received international praise by reaching the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards final.

Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company is nominated in the Community Portraits category. The series was a new factual format for S4C, and followed the social experiment which brought older people and nursery children together to share their day care.  The programmes documented the transformative positive effects that can be brought about by bringing these two groups together.

Publication date: 12 February 2018

Hen Blant Bach wins Silver in International Film & Television Award

A programme, of which Bangor University was an integral part, has won a Silver Award in the 2018 New York Festivals International Film and Television Awards.

Hen Blant Bach, a production by Darlun production company won the Award in the Community Portraits documentary category. The series was a new factual format for S4C, and followed the social experiment which brought older people and nursery children together to share their day care. The programmes documented the transformative positive effects that can be brought about by bringing these two groups together.

Publication date: 12 April 2018

Henry VIII’s marital troubles may have influenced other splits, newly-discovered documents show

Newly-discovered documents show Henry VIII’s legendary marital troubles may have led to other copy-cat splits around the country.

The extraordinary story of a teenager who flip-flopped between two wives in a similar way – and at the same time - as the monarch was trying to change his spouse suggests other couples were watching and being influenced by the impact the King’s case had on the law.

Publication date: 15 October 2019

Hidden Histories

Anyone interested in local history will be eager to book a place on a Hidden Histories ‘Day School’ at Bangor University on Saturday November 4th.

The event promises to reveal the history, archaeology and architecture of Bangor University.  

Publication date: 13 October 2017

High achieving Modern Languages graduate’s academic work recognised globally

A Bangor University graduate’s final year dissertation has been ‘highly commended’ in the Music, Film & Theatre category of The Undergraduate AwardsProgramme 2017. Maisie Prior, 23, originally from Enderby, Leicester, graduated in July 2017 with a first-class BA Spanish with International Experience degree, whilst also scooping the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £1,000 which is awarded annually to the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 15 September 2017

Higher Education Academy Principal Fellowship

Dr Charles Buckley has been recognised as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Publication date: 15 September 2014

High Sheriff Awards for Voluntary Work

The annual High Sheriff Award ceremony took place at Bangor University recently. The High Sheriff's Award recognises and rewards both individual and group volunteering efforts by Bangor students

Publication date: 16 April 2013

His music creates epic atmospheres on screen

A programme full of drama and excitement- such as the X Factor- was just what composer Owain Llwyd had in mind when writing epic music for the media- and he hit the nail on the head- as one of his compositions from that collection was selected to be used on the X Factor itself.

Publication date: 8 November 2010

Historic First as Bangor becomes first Welsh Law School to moot before the Supreme Court

Bangor Law School students made history last month as they became the first Welsh Law School team to be invited to moot before the Supreme Court in London.

Publication date: 9 January 2013

History Staff and Students discuss NSS Action Plan

On Wednesday, 9 October staff and students from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology met to discuss the results of the 2013 National Student Survey (NSS).  This was part of a College of Arts and Humanities’ conference to consider the NSS, and to encourage Schools to develop an action plan in conjunction with students.

Publication date: 17 October 2013

History Student Partakes in Prestigious Westminster Work Placement

Bangor History student Sean Collier recently completed a parliamentary work placement at Westminster. This work placement formed part of Sean’s 2nd year studying for a BA in Modern and Contemporary History, and here he share’s some of his experiences of his time.

Publication date: 19 June 2019

HND takes Dyfan from redundancy to a promising new career

An Anglesey man who was made redundant is celebrating the start of a new career in accountancy after graduating from Bangor University. When Dyfan Phipps, from Benllech, lost his job with payroll company McKesson in 2011, he decided to return to education and pursue his life-long interest in business and finance.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Hold the front page!

Nicholas Whitmore, a third year Journalism and Media student, has had an article he has written printed on the front page of the Daily Post, Thursday, November 11.

Publication date: 11 November 2010

Holocaust Memorial Day Service at Bangor University

A service to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day 2019 will be held at the Prichard-Jones Hall, Main Arts Building, College Road, in Bangor on Monday, 28 January, from  10:30am to 11:30am.

The theme of this year’s service is ‘Torn from Home’ and will feature music and readings from local schools, members of the local community and council, the Students Union, The Chaplaincy Team, and University Staff.

The service, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the Prichard-Jones Hall, Main Arts Building, and refreshments will be served afterwards.

Publication date: 9 January 2019

'Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials': seminar and book launch

On Friday 28 March 2014, the Bangor Centre for International Law (BCIL) and the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Centre for Rights and Justice held a joint peer-review event in Hong Kong to launch Professor Suzannah Linton’s book on Hong Kong’s War Crimes Trials (Oxford University Press).

Publication date: 7 April 2014

Honorary Fellowships awarded for services to Business

Two individuals who have made lifetime contributions to business joined Bangor Business School’s graduating postgraduate students on Tuesday to be recognised for their work through the award of Honorary Fellowships.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

Honorary Fellowship to Meave Leakey

Bangor University has presented an Honorary Fellowship to Dr Meave Leakey, the world-renowned palaeontologist who graduated from Bangor University with a BSc and PhD.

Publication date: 6 May 2014

Honored award a gift for parents

A Bangor University student awarded best performance by a final year Postgraduate in Business, Management or Marketing graduated this week with an MA in Business and Marketing.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Honours for Bangor Italianists

It has been an excellent six months for scholars of Italian at Bangor.

Publication date: 16 February 2011

How a farm boy from Wales gave the world pi

One of the most important numbers in maths might today be named after the Greek letter π or “pi”, but the convention of representing it this way actually doesn’t come from Greece at all. It comes from the pen of an 18th century farmer’s son and largely self-taught mathematician from the small island of Anglesey in Wales. The Welsh Government has even renamed Pi Day (on March 14 or 3/14, which matches the first three digits of pi, 3.14) as “Pi Day Cymru”.

Publication date: 14 March 2016

How a joke can help us unlock the mystery of meaning in language

This article by  Vyvyan Evans, Professor of Linguistics, at the School of Lingusitics & English Language was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

What do you get if you cross a kangaroo with an elephant?

You’ll have to wait for the punchline, but you should already have shards of meaning tumbling about your mind. Now, jokes don’t have to be all that funny, of course, but if they are to work at all then they must construct something beyond the simple words deployed.

Publication date: 15 December 2015

How babies became the baked beans of the childcare world

Most of us are used to seeing crazy bargains when we go into the local supermarket, with items such as baked beans, bananas or milk being sold at a price that seems far below what they must cost to grow/make and sell. It’s a well-tried method – “loss leaders” are used to draw us into shops where we are also enticed to buy non-discounted items. So, unless we only plan to eat baked beans, our shopping basket usually gives the retailer an overall profit by the time we get to the checkout.

This article by David DallimoreWISERD Researcher, at the School of Social Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 30 May 2018

"How does the HMRC affect the financial hardship of claimants? A critical discourse analysis of power asymmetries in the UK tax credits system"

"How does the HMRC affect the financial hardship of claimants? A critical discourse analysis of power asymmetries in the UK tax credits system" - a guest seminar by Sara Closs-Davies, Koen Bartels & Doris Merkl-Davies, Bangor Business School

 

Publication date: 25 April 2016

How do you cut back in order to save up?

The interest we can get on bank accounts is key to our ability to save up, according to financial expert, Dr Gwion Williams from Bangor University's Business School.

In 2017, families across Britain only managed to save up 3% of their monthly income on average, the lowest rate in half a century. On the whole, one in four families managed to save only £95.

Publication date: 19 April 2018

How football’s richest clubs fail to pay staff a real living wage

This article by Tony DobbinsBangor University Byusiness School and Peter ProwseSheffield Hallam University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

English football’s top flight, the Premier League, dominates the sporting world’s league tables for revenue. Star players, managers and executives command lucrative wages. Thanks to the biggest TV deal in world football, the 20 Premier League clubs share £10.4 billion between them.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

How is language related to thought?

How is language related to thought? What can we learn from the structure of language about the human mind? How does this differ between the languages of the world? How has language developed to make us smart?

Over 200 researchers from 35 countries will be attending a top international conference being held in Bangor from July 18-22 to discuss just these issues at the UK Cognitive Linguistics Conference hosted by the University's School of Lingusitics & English Language.

Publication date: 15 July 2016

How jobs figures mask bogus self-employment in the shadow economy

The UK has posted disappointing jobs data. Unemployment rose slightly for the first time in seven months, by 21,000 to 1.7m. It is still at a respectable rate of 5.1% and employment remains very high at 74.1%. But the figures need unpicking to identify the problems that lie beneath the surface of the country’s economy, despite months of positive headlines.

This article by Tony Dobbins, Professor of Employment Studies, Bangor UniversityAlexandra Plows, Research Fellow, Bangor University, and Howard Davis, Professor of Social Theory & Institutions, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 20 April 2016

How King Arthur became one of the most pervasive legends of all time

This article by Raluca Radulescu, Professor of Medieval Literature and English Literature, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

King Arthur is one of, if not the, most legendary icons of medieval Britain. His popularity has lasted centuries, mostly thanks to the numerous incarnations of his story that pop up time and time again.

Publication date: 3 February 2017

How Libya became the International Criminal Court’s latest failure

Yvonne McDermott, of the School of Law writing in The Conversation. Read the original article

Publication date: 6 August 2015

How should we in Wales produce a successful society?

Will David Cameron’s ‘Big Society’ mend ‘Broken Britain? Indeed will it have a better track record than any of the other community building programmes of the last half century? How should we in Wales produce a successful society?

Publication date: 30 April 2013

How the ‘Santa lie’ helps teach children to be good little consumers

It’s that time of year – the season when parents, schools and retailers sell one of the most magical lies to children: Santa Claus. But far from being a harmless way to fire children’s imagination at Christmas, the “Santa lie” undermines children’s understanding of the world, their savviness and their real imagination in favour of wrapping them up in cotton wool and consumerism.

This article by Anne-Marie Smith, and Nia Youngboth of the School of Education was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 20 December 2016

How to achieve the best outcomes in bilingual education

With this years’ National Literacy and Numeracy tests for primary school children aged 6-14 across Wales just about complete, experts will be discussing the best way to educate children in a bilingual setting at a major international conference on Bilingualism in Education and will be making recommendations on how to ensure that the highest standards are achieved by children in all of their languages.

Bangor University is hosting the International Conference on Bilingualism in Education June 10th – 12th 2016.  This event, sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, draws together researchers and practitioners from a range of countries to discuss developments and best practice in bilingualism in education. 

Publication date: 31 May 2016

How to achieve the best outcomes in bilingual education

With this years’ National Literacy and Numeracy tests for primary school children aged 6-14 across Wales just about complete, experts will be discussing the best way to educate children in a bilingual setting at a major international conference on Bilingualism in Education and will be making recommendations on how to ensure that the highest standards are achieved by children in all of their languages.

Bangor University is hosting the International Conference on Bilingualism in Education June 10th – 12th 2016.  This event, sponsored by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, draws together researchers and practitioners from a range of countries to discuss developments and best practice in bilingualism in education. 

Publication date: 6 June 2016

How to become a great impostor

Unlike other icons who have appeared on the front of Life magazine, Ferdinand Waldo Demara was not famed as an astronaut, actor, hero or politician. In fact, his 23-year career was rather varied. He was, among other things, a doctor, professor, prison governor and monk. Demara was not some kind of genius either – he actually left school without any qualifications. Rather, he was “The Great Impostor”, a charming rogue who tricked his way to notoriety.

This article by Tim Holmes, Lecturer in Criminology & Criminal Justice at the School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciencesis republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 22 August 2019

Humphrey Llwyd: the Renaissance scholar who drew Wales into the atlas, and wrote it into history books

This article by Huw Pryce, Professor of Welsh History, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 23 August 2018

ICC expands definition of war crimes to cover combatants in the same armed forces

The international law of armed conflict seeks to protect civilians and those no longer taking part in hostilities from the worst effects of war. Serious violations of these laws covering armed conflict situations constitute war crimes. War crimes are a particular category of international crime, which can be tried by international criminal tribunals, like the International Criminal Court (ICC).

This article by Yvonne McDermott, Senior Lecturer in Law, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 23 January 2017

ICPS staff attend House of Lords Reception

On the 16th May, Gary Clifford and Stephen Clear from Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies were invited to attend the Annual House of Lords Partnering Reception by Lord Evans of Watford and Lord Tony Berkeley.

Publication date: 29 May 2012

Important achievement of Timothy Jones, student of the School of History and Archaeology

Timothy George Jones, a third year undergraduate student at the School of History and Archaeology, achieved a remarkable accomplishment.

Publication date: 27 September 2017

Important conference announcement: Cognitive Futures in the Humanities, Bangor, 4-6 April, 2013

The School of Linguistics will host a major international conference on the "Cognitive Futures in the Humanities".

Publication date: 22 November 2012

Improved financial regulation deters misconduct, study finds

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to new research published today by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and others including ourselves.

Since the crisis of 2007, there has been increased awareness of the risks posed by the conduct of financial institutions and their employees. More incidents of financial misconduct have been investigated, with regulators applying increasingly large fines and demanding the repayment of profits.

Publication date: 24 May 2018

Improved research output rating for the Business School

The Head of the Bangor Business School has welcomed the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Publication date: 19 December 2014

Inaugural Awards to Reward Excellence in Welsh Public Procurement

The recent confirmation by Minister Jane Hutt AM, that the Value of Welsh public sector contracts won by Welsh based business has increased in recent years from 37% to 51%, provides an excellent backdrop to the holding of the first ever Welsh National Procurement Awards in Llandudno next month.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Inaugural Duncan Tanner memorial lecture

Devolution in the aftermath of the Scottish referendum: some observations from Chinese scholars

Professor Zhanpeng Wang, Beijing Foreign University

Publication date: 25 February 2015

INAUGURAL NORTH AMERICAN MEETING

Publication date: 4 October 2016

Independence Day: what alien invasions tell us about current global politics

When Soviet communism disintegrated, political scientist Francis Fukuyama famously declared that it was “the end of history”. He argued that Western liberal democracy and capitalism had triumphed as the world’s only viable system, and though humanity would still face bumps in the road, the ultimate progression to this eventuality for all nations would prove inevitable, even if it took many years.

This article by Gregory Frame, Lecturer in Film Studies, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 27 June 2016

Independent music labels are creating their own streaming services to give artists a fair deal

Music streaming services are hard to beat. With millions of users – Spotify alone had 60m by July 2017, and is forecast to add another 10m by the end of the year – paying to access a catalogue of more than 30m songs, any initial concerns seem to have fallen by the wayside.

But while consumers enjoy streaming, tension is still bubbling away for the artists whose music is being used. There is a legitimacy associated with having music listed on major digital platforms, and a general acknowledgement that without being online you are not a successful business operation or artist.

This article by Steffan Thomas, Lecturer in Film and Media, at the School of Creative Studies & Media was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 18 August 2017

Independent research programme will evaluate the Welsh Medium Education Strategy

A research team that includes three lecturers from the School of Education has won a £275,000 tender from the Welsh Government towards an evaluation of the initial development of the Welsh Medium Education Strategy launched in April 2010.

Publication date: 17 December 2012

Inherent racism within bank credit systems reduces access to credit for ethnic minorities

As we await the publication of a government report into racism in British banks’ lending practices, research by one leading banking expert suggests that racism is rife and appears inherent in the bank lending system, and has existed through the ‘boom’ years as well as during the current and recent financial crises.

Publication date: 29 July 2013

In Memory of Professor Ross Mackay

Ross Mackay took up employment at Bangor in 1979 in what then used to be the Department of Economics. He was head of department for a period, and he advised a parliamentary select committee dealing with Welsh matters for some years prior to devolution. He was a professor at the time of retirement in 2001.

Publication date: 12 January 2017

Innovations in Banking and Finance Education

A leading UK Business School with an international reputation for research in Banking and Finance, Bangor Business School provides a reliable source of well-educated and trained professionals for the banking and business sectors in the Gulf States and elsewhere around the globe.

Publication date: 20 June 2013

Insights from the House: Welsh MP discusses ‘Brexit Britain’

Mr Hywel Williams, MP for Arfon Constituency, recently visited Bangor Law School as part of UK Parliament Week to deliver a guest lecture, 'Insights from the House: The Role of a Welsh MP in 'Brexit Britain'. 

Publication date: 22 November 2017

‘Inspirational’ Bangor lecturer selected to carry the Olympic Torch

A lecturer from Bangor University Law School has been selected to carry the Olympic Flame after being nominated for the honour by her students.

Law lecturer Sarah Nason was nominated in the ‘Inspiring Others through Education’ category and will carry the Flame when it travels through Conwy – 15 miles from Bangor – on Tuesday, 29th May 2012.

Publication date: 25 April 2012

Inspirational student achieves distinction whilst battling cancer

An inspirational student battling advanced prostate cancer graduated from Bangor University this week with distinction.

Ian Roberts, 46, from Y Felinheli not only graduated with a MBA in Management with Distinction, but was also awarded a prize for the final year postgraduate student with the best performance in business, management or marketing.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Inspired by 2001 A Competition for Bangor University Students

Publication date: 20 April 2018

Inspiring Research

Several of the poems in Siôn Aled’s new collection, Meirioli, were inspired by his experiences while conducting research with the School of Education at Bangor University into the factors influencing school pupils’ social use of Welsh.

Publication date: 3 August 2018

Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates - Conference

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Institute for Welsh Estates at Bangor University

On Friday 15 November a dinner was held for families who have donated estate papers to Bangor University Archives.  Following a welcome by Professor John Hughes (Vice-Chancellor), Einion Thomas (University Archivist and Welsh Librarian) drew attention to a selection of documents found amongst the fifty or so collections of estate papers housed in the University Archives.  Nia Powell (Lecturer in Welsh History) talked about the main aims of the institute and discussed the history of several estates in north Wales, whilst Dr Lowri Ann Rees (Lecturer in Modern History) presented an over view of the nature of estates in south Wales. 

Publication date: 19 December 2013

INTER/actions Festival for Interactive Electronic Music wins the prestigious PRS for Music Foundation ‘Beyond Borders’ grant

Bangor University-based INTER/actions Festival has been selected for the PRS ‘Beyond Borders’ scheme and awarded £12,000 to commission a large-scale new piece by the acclaimed Northern Irish composer Ed Bennett to be performed by Dr Xenia Pestova from the School of Music.

Publication date: 26 September 2014

INTER/actions: Symposium on Interactive Electronic Music

INTER/actions is a symposium and mini-festival focusing on performance and interaction in electronic music.

Publication date: 10 October 2013

Interested in Studying a Master's in Business?

Come along to one of our drop-in sessions

Publication date: 19 November 2018

International Law student secures internship at the ICC

An International Law student has secured a prestigious internship at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, the Netherlands.

Wahida Omari, from Afghanistan, will begin a six-month placement with the Office of the Prosecutor’s Situation Analysis Section in April.

Publication date: 15 March 2017

International Mother Language Day

The School of Modern Languages high light the importance of the mother tonge for International Mother Language Day. Watch their video.

Publication date: 20 February 2012

‘International Mother Language Day’ celebrated at Bangor University

On Wednesday the 21st of February, students at Bangor University celebrated ‘International Mother Language Day’

With students from nearly 90 countries represented at the University, the day celebrated the linguistic diversity at Bangor, with students from all over the world promoting and sharing their own language.

Publication date: 22 February 2017

International Round Table at Bangor

Publication date: 18 May 2015

"International Rule of Law" - Professor Malcolm Evans, Professor William A. Schabas and Right Rev. Andrew John

On 20 March 2013, Bangor University Honorary Fellow and Professor of International Law at Bristol University, Professor Malcolm Evans OBE; Professor William A. Schabas OC MRIA of the University of Middlesex and the National University of Ireland (Galway); and the Right Reverend Andrew John, the Bishop of Bangor, will be participating in a high-level discussion on International Rule of Law.

Publication date: 7 March 2013

International Women's Day

Publication date: 2 March 2017

Interning with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society: LLM student Sarah reports

Bangor LLM student Sarah Tracey recently completed a very worthwhile paid internship with the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society in London. Here, she tells us about the experience…

Publication date: 8 September 2014

Internship at the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (London), summer 2015

The Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) is offering another two-week internship to be taken sometime between Monday 22 June and Friday 17 July, 2015.

Publication date: 17 March 2015

Internship opportunity with local hydroelectricity project

The Abergwyngregyn Regeneration Company (ARC), a community benefit company, is developing a 270 kW hydro-electric generating scheme in the Anafon Valley above the village (for details see www.abergwyngregyn.org.uk - Hydro). The company is seeking an intern for a three-month placement. 

Publication date: 10 June 2014

Introducing modern morality plays on BBC Radio 3

Sue Niebrzydowski, Senior Lecturer in medieval literature at Bangor University’s School of English Literature is to be heard introducing a series of five modern morality plays this week (15-19 February, 2016) on BBC Radio 3. Covering moderation, envy, pride, wrath and justice, the five plays inspired by the genre of medieval morality drama explore how far contemporary attitudes to sin and virtue have changed.

Publication date: 15 February 2016

Introducing our Tutor-of-the-Day Scheme

We are now operating a ‘Duty’ tutor system during teaching weeks. If students need to urgently see or speak to an academic member of staff (when their module lecturer or personal tutor is unavailable), they should find the Tutor of the Day who should be in their office (or nearby).

Publication date: 3 October 2012

Introducing the new Head of School

Professor Enlli Môn Thomas has been announced as the new Head of Bangor University’s School of Education.

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Investigating Elizabethan England from a European Perspective

A literature professor at Bangor University has been awarded a Fellowship more usually awarded to the sciences. Marie Curie Fellowships are among Europe’s most competitive and prestigious awards and are aimed at fostering interdisciplinary research, innovative academic training and international collaborations.

Professor Andrew Hiscock, who specialises in Elizabethan literature and its place within a wider European context, has been awarded the Fellowship which will see him joining the multidisciplinary team of renaissance researchers at Université Paul Valéry in Montpellier for two years.

Publication date: 10 May 2016

Investigating vital issues for the future of the Welsh language

A new research project is underway which will investigate why children who are attending Welsh-language schools may be reluctant to use the language outside of school. The research will be conducted by Dr Siôn Aled Owen based at Bangor University.

Publication date: 28 May 2014

Investigation gets underway over Carl Sargeant tragedy and Welsh first minister

The circumstances surrounding the tragic, untimely death of former Welsh Assembly member Carl Sargeant in November 2017 are yet to fully emerge. But now that the terms of reference for an independent investigation have been announced, it is hopeful that the truth will be uncovered.

This article by Stephen Clear, Lecturer in Law, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 20 June 2018

Investors not impressed by impression management, according to Bangor Business School research

The practice of awarding hefty bonuses to employees within the Banking industry at a time of global Banking crisis has caused widespread controversy. Bank employees had grown accustomed to receiving substantial annual cash bonuses, and such bonuses in a period of recession became highly unpopular amongst the public in general. Banks have been seeking alternative methods of rewarding employees, including the award of ‘share option compensation’.

Publication date: 11 April 2011

Invitation: Opening of 'The Stephen Colclough Centre for the History and Culture of the Book'

Publication date: 30 November 2016

Invitation to a consultation event on the Law of Wills

Publication date: 18 September 2017

Invitation to the launch of the Centre for Arthurian Studies

Publication date: 10 January 2017

Iraqi PhD students complete unique enhanced training programme

Bangor Law School is honoured to host a large contingent of PhD students from Iraq. In order to support our students more effectively, the School recently organised a special event for Iraqi PhD students to present their work before an audience of fellow Iraqi students, academic staff and an invited expert, Professor Haider Ala Hamoudi, of the Law School at Pittsburgh University.

Publication date: 11 July 2012

Isle of Man student offered scholarship to study in the USA

A Bangor University student has won a 2015/16 Ella Olesen scholarship to spend a year at the University of Idaho in the USA.

Publication date: 22 April 2015

Is there a cashless society? Professor Batiz-Lazo appears on BBC World News

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management at Bangor Business School, appeared on BBC World News on 24th July 2013.

Publication date: 26 July 2013

“Is there a will or a way?”

On Monday October 9, the Law Commission of England & Wales is visiting Bangor University to consult the public of North Wales on how best it should propose to reform the law on making a will.

Publication date: 28 September 2017

Is there such thing as a ‘European identity’?

The outcome of the UK’s 2016 referendum on EU membership has sent shockwaves across Europe. Among other impacts, it has prompted debates around the issues whether a “European culture” or a “European identity” actually exist or whether national identities still dominate.

This article by Nikolaos Papadogiannis, Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary History at the School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 22 May 2019

ISWE at the Eisteddfod

Publication date: 27 November 2015

ISWE SEMINAR SERIES 2016/17

Publication date: 1 September 2016

ISWE welcomes moves to safeguard historic place names of Wales

Publication date: 22 February 2017

It may be a medieval morality play about death – but Everyman works

This article by Sue Niebrzydowski, of the School of English Literature, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. 

I think it’s safe to say that the word “morality” doesn’t exactly call to mind the most enticing entertainment. Yet a morality play has just opened at London’s National Theatre with Chiwetel Ejiofor, star of 12 Years a Slave, in the title role. The label doesn’t lie – the purpose of this pre-Shakespearean drama is indeed moral instruction. We’re supposed to leave having learnt something for the good of our soul

Publication date: 1 May 2015

It’s fifty years since Sgt Pepper taught the band to play

This summer sees fifty years since Sgt Pepper taught the band to play as The Beatles released what is often cited as the first important concept album, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band; an album that is generally understood as truly ground-breaking, and as one of those moments which changed (and perhaps even created) an art-form.  

It’s also fifty years (25-27 August 1967) since the Beatles visited Bangor, a visit which also proved to be a pivotal date in the history of the group.

Publication date: 16 August 2017

James Martin's work placement at Westminster

James Martin has just completed his work placement at Westminster. He would like to share his experiences: 'The placement was thoroughly enjoyable and definitely something I can suggest applying for.

Publication date: 30 April 2018

Janine is ready for a new adventure

A Bangor University graduate from Chester is preparing for a new life having secured a place on a highly competitive graduate training scheme.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

January 2014 intake available on selected Masters programmes

Bangor Law School is pleased to announce a January 2014 intake for selected Masters programmes.

Publication date: 16 October 2013

January 2014 intake available on selected Masters programmes

Owing to the demand for places, Bangor Business School is to offer January entry to all taught MA/MSc/MBA programs, beginning in January 2014.

Publication date: 17 October 2013

Jessica on course to achieve her accountancy dreams

A Bangor University student from Peterborough is on course to achieve her dream of becoming an accountant having secured a place on a prestigious training scheme in London.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Jewishness and the Holocaust in Kubrick's Full Metal Jacket

Professor Nathan Abrams of the School of Creative Studies and Media has been invited to present a lecture on Stanley Kubrick’s Full Metal Jacket at JW3: Jewish Community Centre London tomorrow (18 January)

Publication date: 17 January 2017

Join Bangor academics for a Twitter roundtable chat on payment trends

What are the payment trends set to affect retailers in 2015? That’s what a Twitter roundtable chat aims to discover this Wednesday (25th February 2015).

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Journalism student wins spot on UK Snooker championship qualifiers team

Second year journalism student Danny Griffth will be spending this week reporting at the British Snooker championship qualifiers.

Publication date: 14 November 2011

‘Journey to the Past’ provides contemporary tourists with an unusual perspective

A new website giving modern tourists insights from past visitors to Wales from France and Germanywas launched at Bangor University today (24 May).

Publication date: 24 May 2018

Kafka is the real ghost of Kubrick’s The Shining

Originally published on The Conversation by Professor Nathan Abrams, School of Creative Studies and Media. Read the original article

Publication date: 28 May 2015

Karate star Emma excels in and out of the classroom

A karate-mad local student is celebrating success of a different kind this week as she graduates from Bangor University with a First Class degree in Business and Accounting.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Katherine Jenkins wowed by Bangor’s musical heritage on Songs of Praise

Bangor’s medieval musical heritage and the university’s academic expertise were given an opportunity to shine on an episode of Songs of Praise on Sunday.

Publication date: 2 July 2019

Keeping you in the Legal Loop: Law graduates launch news website

Two Bangor University graduates have launched a legal news and study aid website aimed at the next generation of lawyers.

Launched on 1st October, Legal Loop is described as a one-stop online resource for keeping up to date with the latest legal developments in the UK. 

Publication date: 23 October 2015

KESS PhD student presents poster at Intellectual Disabilities conference

Daron Owens, who is in her first year of a PhD KESS ll studentship, recently presented a poster outlining the method for her first piece of work - a systematic literature review – at the Research in Intellectual Disabilities conference in Glasgow. Daron is exploring the experiences of people with a learning disability in the early stages of the new Social Services and Wellbeing Act (2014) Wales.

Publication date: 21 December 2016

King Arthur back home in Wales – thanks to Guy Ritchie

This article by Raluca Radulescu, of the School of English Literature was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

King Arthur is back at his mythical home – Wales. Guy Ritchie’s Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur is currently being filmed in Snowdonia, starring Charlie Hunnan opposite villain Jude Law. This in the same week that Bangor University’s rare books collection boasts the extension of its Arthurian archive after a generous donation from Flintshire County Library.

Publication date: 20 April 2015

King Arthur Fun Day

We all love a re-telling of the Arthurian tales and legends, whether in a book or a film. Bangor University is extending the experience to a King Arthur Fun Day full of storytelling, re-enactment, fun and games.

Saturday 27th June is your opportunity to take part in the King Arthur Fun Day.

Publication date: 11 June 2015

Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarships (KESS II) Awards in the School of Social Sciences

We are pleased to announce that the School of Social Sciences has been awarded two KESS scholarships: one 12 months Masters by Research grant and one three year PhD grant. KESS projects provides opportunities for funded PhD and Masters by Research students in collaboration with a company partner.

Publication date: 18 February 2016

Kubrick producer praises Bangor’s ‘brilliant’ facilities

Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer, Jan Harlan, has praised Bangor’s facilities as the best had had ever seen while on a visit to the university.

Harlan was speaking to staff and students from the School of Creative Studies and Media on the subject of music as a scripting tool.

Publication date: 15 March 2016

Lack of female players in football video games is an own goal

Originally published on The Conversation by Dr Jonathan Ervice, School of Modern Languages and Cultures. Read the original article.

Football video games make it possible to take on the role of one’s heroes. But this is generally possible only if your football heroes are male. FIFA’s Women’s World Cup may start in Canada on June 6 but women have until very recently remained absent from leading football video games.

Publication date: 1 June 2015

Land Agent Workshop

Publication date: 2 November 2015

Languages buddy scheme wins award

A scheme that links school pupils and undergraduate students on a year abroad has been awarded a prestigious European Language Label.

Publication date: 17 October 2012

Languages in schools mentoring scheme honoured with Chartered Institute of Linguists accolade

A unique mentoring scheme, designed to encourage language learning amongst young people in Wales, has been awarded the prestigious Threlford Cup by the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL).

The Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Mentoring Scheme, which is led by Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages, is funded by Welsh Government as part of its Global Futures plan which aims to improve and promote the take up of modern foreign languages in schools. In partnership with Swansea, Bangor and Aberystwyth Universities, the project undertakes a nationwide approach to increasing inter-cultural understanding and promoting language learning at key stages.

Publication date: 22 November 2017

Languages: Your Passport to Success

Students from the School Modern Languages recruited as Routes into Languages ambassadors, had an opportunity recently to demonstrate that engaging with the local community can be vital to increase awareness about the importance of learning languages.

Publication date: 17 May 2013

Later Medieval Commemorative Monuments in Wales

Professor Nancy Edwards has been awarded a grant of £2,000 by History Research Wales for a workshop on Later Medieval Commemorative Monuments in Wales to be held in National Museum Wales on 13 December 2013.

Publication date: 5 December 2013

Latest edition of ‘Bangor Means Business’ online NOW

The latest edition of our School newsletter, ‘Bangor Means Business’, is now available online.

Publication date: 13 September 2012

Latest edition of ‘Law and Order’ online NOW

The latest edition of our School newsletter, ‘Law and Order’, is now available online.

Publication date: 13 September 2012

Latest edition of School newsletter online NOW

The latest edition of our School newsletter is now available online.

Publication date: 13 September 2012

Launch of Bangor’s Centre for Arthurian Studies

Bangor University will be seeing in 2017 with the launch of a new Centre for Arthurian Studies on Friday 20 January, just as Wales begins to celebrate a Year of Legends. Throughout 2017 events will be held at historic sites the length and breadth of Wales in celebration of its rich culture and heritage.

Publication date: 11 January 2017

Launch of the Wales Think German Network

A new network has just been launched, with the aim of encouraging interest across Wales in the German language and the cultures of German-speaking countries. The project is led by the Universities of Bangor (Dr Anna Saunders) and Swansea (Prof. Julian Preece), and is one of several regional networks to start up across the UK, as part of a nation-wide initiative supported by the German Embassy to promote German language and culture.

Publication date: 1 September 2014

Launch - School of Philosophy and Religious Studies

Many staff and administrators from the College of Arts & Humanities came to the launch of the new School of Philosophy and Religion in the Council Chamber on Friday October 12th.

Publication date: 22 October 2012

Law and Criminology students visit police firearms training centre

On Wednesday 7th December 2011, Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School, led a group of Law and Criminology students on a successful field trip to the North Wales Police Firearms Training Centre.

Publication date: 5 January 2012

Law comes to life for Adam during mini-pupillage

Adam Gulliver, from Knowsley, is in his final year of the LLB Law. In summer 2013 he completed a two-day placement with Atlantic Chambers, based in Liverpool city centre. Here, he explains what he gained from his mini-pupillage, both in terms of insight and hands-on experience.

Publication date: 8 October 2013

Law graduate scoops prestigious sporting prize

Bangor University’s Sport and Leisure department have awarded this year’s Llew Rees Memorial Prize to Law student Benjamin Pritchard.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Law School Head invited to lead discussion at Institute for Welsh Affairs Conference on improving Welsh Public Procurement, alongside Minister for Finance and Leader of the House, Jane Hutt AM, Welsh Government”, Cardiff, November 5th 2012

Professor Cahill critiqued John McClelland’s report on how to maximise the Welsh pound in public procurement in Wales at the IWA on Nov 5th 2012.  The main findings of John McClelland’s very well written report is that, although the Welsh Government has developed excellent policies in public procurement, unfortunately, the Welsh Government procurement policies are not being fully accepted and implemented by a significant minority of public sector organisations in Wales.

Publication date: 21 December 2012

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

Law School’s ICPS gears up for annual Procurement Conference

Final preparations are underway for a major international conference organised by Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies.

Publication date: 11 March 2014

Law School Signs Major MOUs with Leading Malaysian Universities

Publication date: 7 October 2015

Law School to welcome Martijn Quinn from the European Commission as Visiting Lecture

A visiting lecturer from the European Commission is to teach on the Environmental Law module at Bangor Law School.

Mr Martijn Quinn, a member of the Private Office of the European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, will deliver seminars on environmental policy in February and March.

Publication date: 31 January 2013

Law School welcomes 200 Legal Wales Delegates

On Friday October 7th, Bangor Law School hosts the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, to headline the Annual Legal Wales Conference 2016, along with over 200 members of the senior Judiciary of England & Wales. Leading Constitutional Law Experts as well as the leading lights of the Legal Profession and Professors from around the United Kingdom, will gather to participate in a range of Plenary and Breakout specialist sessions on the theme of “Convergence or Divergence between English Law and Welsh Law”.

Publication date: 6 October 2016

Law Society Visits London and Cardiff

Members of Bangor Students’ Law Society marked the end of the academic year with educational trips to London and Cardiff.

Publication date: 24 June 2011

Law student Alex wins first court case BEFORE graduating

A Bangor University student who endured discrimination at work took her former employer to court and won – before even finishing her Law degree.

Publication date: 24 September 2013

Law student Christian gears up to cycle around Holland for charity

A Bangor University student who suffers from a rare genetic condition is set to undertake a gruelling 182-mile bike ride for charity.

Christian Bolton-Edenborough, from Potters Bar in Hertfordshire, suffers from Lawrence Moon Bardet Biedl Syndrome, which affects his eyesight and will ultimately render him blind.

Publication date: 21 July 2015

Law students begin 6 month training organised by the Equality & Human Rights Commission

Further to a competition organized by the Bangor Centre for International Law, nine students from Bangor Law School were selected to participate in a six month training on employment tribunal skills, and discrimination law.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

Law students celebrate continued sponsorship from BPP

Representatives from various Bangor Law School projects and initiatives have welcomed a special guest to the University as they celebrate yet another year of sponsorship from BPP.

BPP’S Universities Education Liaison for the North West, Dave Fallon, visited Bangor to mark the beginning of an academic year that sees more of Bangor Law students’ initiatives than ever before receiving much-needed funding from BPP.

Publication date: 8 November 2011

Law students take part in nationwide human rights roadshow

Bangor Law School’s Bangor Centre for International Law was pleased to partner with the British Institute for Human Rights in organising their first ever human rights roadshow in Bangor. The roadshow is an annual event, and takes place around the UK.

Publication date: 16 November 2012

Law student to represent Bangor University at Shanghai summer school

A PhD student at Bangor Law School has been selected to attend a prestigious summer school in Shanghai.

Stephen Clear, who has previously attained a first-class honours degree and recently completed an LLM Master of Laws by Research at Bangor Law School, beat other Bangor University candidates to secure a place on Shanghai University’s intensive cultural, business and language experience.

Publication date: 28 March 2012

Law teacher celebrates the completion of her PhD

A law teacher from Anglesey went from ‘Miss’ to ‘Dr’ last week as she graduated from Bangor University with a PhD in law.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

Law Teacher of the Year Award shortlist announced

A Bangor University lecturer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Teacher of the Year 2014 award. Sarah Marie Nason from the School of Law is one of six shortlisted law teachers who were nominated from institutions from across the UK. 

Publication date: 13 November 2013

Leading design ‘fixer’ among those at Bangor Design Conference

An innovative and inspirational Product Design Conference will bring some of the best leaders and thinkers in the field of Design and Manufacturing together at Bangor University on June 7th 2017.

The conference, which is organised by the University’s School of Education and is in its third year, will include talks by award winning product design engineer Jude Pullen from the BBC series ‘The Big Life Fix’ and Fred Manson (International company, Thomas Hetherwicks). Also, sharing their experiences at the conference will be Bangor University design graduates, Ed Beardsley and Hugh Smith, who are both currently working in the industry. The conference will conclude with the official opening of the Degree Show which will showcase the work of current Bangor design students.

Publication date: 24 May 2017

Leading design ‘fixer’ among those at Bangor Design Conference

An innovative and inspirational Product Design Conference will bring some of the best leaders and thinkers in the field of Design and Manufacturing together at Bangor University on June 7th 2018.

Publication date: 18 May 2018

Leading German business newspapers cover research by Bangor academic

The article “Does it pay to have friends? Social ties and executive appointments in banking”, jointly authored by Dr Klaus Schaeck from Bangor Business School with his colleagues Allen Berger (University of South Carolina), Thomas Kick (Deutsche Bundesbank), and Michael Koetter (University of Groningen), has received widespread media coverage by two leading business newspapers in Germany, Handelsblatt and Wirtschaftswoche.

Publication date: 26 March 2012

LEAD Wales celebrates a successful five years with leading businesses

Over the last five years 250 local business owners have joined the LEAD Wales programme at Bangor University which has helped to develop their leadership skills and ultimately grow their businesses. The success of the project, which is coming to an end,  is being celebrated in May at Venue Cymru with many of the programme delegates attending.

Publication date: 24 March 2015

LEAD Wales programme supports the growth of Welsh businesses

LEAD Wales, a project based at the Universitys Business School,  is well placed to play a leading role in supporting the growth of Welsh businesses, according to research published today (Tuesday 30 October).

Publication date: 30 October 2012

Leah wins top prize

When Leah Jones from Rhyl, stumbled across the website of the UK Poetry Library she realised it was the perfect opportunity to submit a poem which she was particularly proud of.

Publication date: 23 April 2014

Learned Society of Wales appoints four Bangor Fellows

The Learned Society of Wales has this year named four academics from Bangor University among the new Fellows elected to the Society from across the arts, humanities, sciences and public service sectors.  Election to Fellowship is a public recognition of academic excellence, and LSW Fellowship is keenly competed. Fellows are elected following a rigorous examination of their achievements in their relevant fields.

Publication date: 19 April 2018

Learning about Calligraphy

Following the successful launch of the Confucius Institute at Bangor University earlier this academic year, the Confucius Institute has embarked on an interesting and varied programme of activities to raise awareness and understanding of Chinese culture.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Learning the ‘rhythm’ of a language helps language learners become fluent

As Wales faces a decline in the number of Welsh speakers, it’s even more important that Welsh learners make the transition from second language learners to become fluent Welsh speakers.

One identified obstacle to ‘fluency’ is Welsh learner’s difficulty in replicating the sound of Welsh- not only the ‘ll’ ‘ch’ and other sounds unfamiliar to the English ear, but also the stress and rhythm of the language, which is different to that of English, and other languages.

Publication date: 2 December 2014

Lecturer Alys Conran’s debut novel named Wales' Book of the Year 2017

Creative Writer and Lecturer Alys Conran is the stand- out winner at this year’s Wales Book of the Year/ Llyfr y Flwyddyn, winning a hat-trick of Awards, scooping not only the one of the main prizes, the English Book of the year Award, a specially commissioned trophy designed and created by the artist Angharad Pearce Jones, and a £4000 prize, but also winning the Rhys Davies Trust Fiction Award English fiction Award and the People’s Choice Award, all for her debut novel Pigeon.

Publication date: 14 November 2017

Lecturer awarded Senior Fellowship

Dr Sue Johns, Chair of Teaching and Learning for the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology, has been awarded recognition as a Senior Fellow of The Higher Education Academy (HEA). She is responsible for the quality of the School’s teaching and learning; this includes all aspects of delivery, from overseeing new module validation processes to developing a strategy to ensure the ongoing development of the degree scheme. 
 
Senior Fellowship is a category of recognition that indicates extensive experience in leading and delivering learning and teaching in Higher Education. Senior Fellows typically have experience of strategic leadership at School level, responsibility for quality assurance and policy making as well as being able to demonstrate impact across their School and also in the wider academic community within their School and within their Institution.

Publication date: 27 February 2014

Lecturer launches new East Asian journal

A senior lecturer in visual culture at Bangor University is celebrating the release of a new journal.

Publication date: 28 November 2014

Lecturer publishes unconventional textbook

Marcel Stoetzler, Senior Lecturer in Sociology, has just published his new book, Beginning Classical Social Theory, with Manchester University Press.

Publication date: 29 August 2017

Lecturer rewarded for excellent teaching

A lecturer in creative writing at the School of Creative Studies is to be given an award for excellence in teaching.

Publication date: 16 June 2015

Lecturers recognised by Bangor University for contribution to teaching and learning

Two lecturers from the School of Social Sciences recently received awards from Bangor University in recognition of their contribution to teaching and learning.

Publication date: 18 November 2015

Lecturer tackles Wales’ ‘democratic deficit’

A Bangor University lecturer has been appointed as a member of a taskforce set up in order to look at ways of closing the ‘democratic deficit’ in Wales.

Publication date: 9 January 2017

Lecturer takes part in staff exchange to the Basque country

A lecturer from the School of Social Sciences recently took part in an Erasmus staff exchange to the Basque country, located in the north of Spain.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Lecturer to use Twitter to help pupils revise

A lecturer from the School of Social Sciences at Bangor University is planning to use Twitter as a revision resource for sixth form students.

As a programme of work which aims to bridge the gap between schools and studying Sociology at University, Cynog Prys, a Sociologist specialising in the use of Welsh online, will  tweet Welsh medium revision advice from @CymdeithasegUG in the three weeks leading up to A Level exams this summer.

Publication date: 14 April 2014

Lecturer uses Twitter to help pupils revise

Following the success and popularity of the Adolygu Cymdeithaseg (Sociology Revision) Twitter account launched last year, a lecturer at Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences will restart tweeting sociology revision messages through the medium of Welsh to A Level pupils this week.

Publication date: 23 March 2015

Lecturer welcomes new students having received two new Awards

Dr Teresa Crew, a Lecturer in Social Policy at Bangor University is beginning a new year of Lecturing at Bangor University with two new accolades to her name.

Dr Crew has been awarded an Outstanding Teaching in Social Policy Award by the Social Policy Association.  Teresa Crew, who is the Year One Coordinator (for Social Sciences) in the School of History, Philosophy & Social Sciences also received a Bangor University Teaching Fellowship during the University’s recent degree Ceremonies.

Publication date: 28 September 2018

Lecturer wins commision

Jo Wright has been commissioned to make a new video for Blinc digital arts festival in Conwy this year: http://blincdigital.com/

Publication date: 6 August 2012

Lecturer wins national award for mooting research

Stephen Clear, Lecturer in Law and Bangor Law School's Mooting Coordinator, has been awarded the prestigious Stan Marsh Prize at this year’s Association of Law Teachers' Annual Conference, which took place at Portsmouth University earlier this month. Stephen scooped the award for his poster presentation entitled: "Is This the Real Life, Is This Just Fantasy? Mooting, Employability and Expectations."

Publication date: 27 April 2017

Lectures come to life on Cardiff study trip

Second-year students from Bangor Business School have undertaken a study trip to Cardiff for a unique insight into devolved governments and the impact of ‘change’.

Publication date: 13 December 2011

Legal eagle Adam reaches new heights as he comes top of the class

A former Rainhill High School pupil has a bright future ahead of him having come top of his class at law school.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Legal Wales: Shaping the Future – Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd’s speech

On Friday, 7th October 2016, Bangor Law School hosted the annual Legal Wales Conference.

The conference brought together lawyers from across Wales and the UK, including members of the Bar, practicing solicitors and representatives from the Judiciaries of London and Cardiff.

Publication date: 13 January 2017

Legal World Series returns with a look at the UK

Bangor Law School’s Legal World Series 2015 kicked off with a UK event earlier this month, which focussed on sexual offences, the Scottish referendum and devolution in Wales.

Publication date: 16 February 2015

Leo takes on London Marathon Challenge

A Bangor student will be amongst the thousands of runners taking part in this year’s London Marathon, to raise money for the St John Ambulance.

History and Archaeology first year student Leo Atkinson has a gruelling training programme for the 26-mile race, running 36 miles a week and undertaking cardiovascular training in the University’s Maes Glas gym.

Publication date: 26 February 2013

Lessons from the Beeching cuts in reviving Britain's railways

More than 50 years ago the Beeching Report was published, spelling the end of hundreds of miles of British railway lines and stations. Pretty much immediately, local campaigns sprang up to protest what became infamously known as the “Beeching Axe”. Now, the transport secretary Chris Grayling has announced that some of the lines could be re-opened.

This article by Andrew Edwards, Dean of Arts and Humanities and Senior Lecturer in Modern History, at the School of History & Archaeology was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 7 December 2017

Lessons in bilingualism: what can Corsica learn from Wales?

A Corsican student is currently visiting the School of Social Sciences on an internship to learn about bilingualism in Wales. Petru Filippi, who is enrolled in a Masters degree program in the University of Corsica, will be spending four months in Bangor under the supervision of Dr Cynog Prys, Lecturer in Sociology and an expert in language planning in Wales.

Publication date: 18 March 2016

“Life-changing”: Ashley overcomes anxiety to pursue barrister dream

A Bangor University student who was diagnosed with anxiety during her second year of study has overcome her condition to graduate with a degree in Law and Criminology. Anxiety often leaves Ashley Covill, from Manchester, feeling insecure and low in self-confidence, making even simple tasks like socialising overwhelming.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Life for the Cherokee and the history of the Trail of Tears

In a three-part series on S4C, Professor Jerry Hunter travels to America to learn more about the history of Welshman Evan Jones and the Cherokee community of today. Evan Jones a'r Cherokee starts on Wednesday, 23 March.

Publication date: 18 March 2016

Life in Tech Law: guest speaker gives students an insight into the work of a tech lawyer

Some of Bangor’s aspiring young lawyers have received an eye-opening introduction to the field of technology law.

Publication date: 13 January 2014

Ligue 1: France gets its first female top flight football referee, but the federation scores an own goal

As the end of the 2018-19 football season approaches, a match between Amiens and Strasbourg in France’s Ligue 1 would normally attract little attention. However, Sunday’s game has already created headlines as Stéphanie Frappart will become the first ever woman to act as a main referee in the top tier of French men’s football.

This article by Jonathan Ervine, Senior Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies, School of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 25 April 2019

Linenhall partnership produces first mini-pupillages

Two undergraduate students are amongst the first to benefit from Bangor Law School’s burgeoning partnership with Linenhall Chambers, having secured mini-pupillages with the prestigious Barristers’ Chambers.

Publication date: 8 May 2014

Linguistics Student awarded Excellence Scholarship

Congratulations to Robert Reddington, a 1st year undergraduate student in Linguistics who has been awarded one of 2014’s Excellence Scholarships.

Publication date: 13 November 2014

Linguist wins top University Prize

Rozzen Grainger, who has graduates with a degree in French, German & Italian from Bangor University was awarded one of the University’s top Prizes. 

Publication date: 16 July 2013

Live Webinar: The Most Important Events (and Surprises) in the ATM's History

Professor Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo will host a live webchat with Tom Harper, his co-author on Cash Box, on Tuesday 30 July 2013.

Publication date: 18 July 2013

Llŷn Student Graduates

Work experience has led to a job for a Bangor University student graduating this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Llŷr wins Drama Medal

Congratulations to Llŷr Titus Hughes of the School of Welsh, who has won the Drama Medal at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2012.

Publication date: 7 June 2012

Local Business Owners take their business to the next level

Twenty four business owners on the second LEAD Wales Programme graduated on 14th November at Bangor University.

Publication date: 18 November 2011

Local Graduate wins top Student prize

A local student’s hard work has paid off as he is awarded the Dr John Robert Jones Prize worth £1,125.

Publication date: 19 July 2011

Local law firm celebrates its first year of practising

Two Bangor University alumni are celebrating the first anniversary of establishing their own law practice this month. Nelson Myatt Solicitors LLP which is based at Llandudno Junction, Conwy deal with all aspects of civil law and are a modern practice, using the latest technology to benefit their clients.

Publication date: 1 April 2015

Local Lawyer graduates from Bangor University

A local lawyer who has had a wealth of legal and business experience graduated with an MBA from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Local schools gather for Bangor University law conference

Over 100 school pupils from as far as Solihull attended a special conference at Bangor University last week.

Publication date: 3 December 2013

London Calling for Advanced Mooting Students

Earlier this semester, a group of Advanced Mooting students, led by Stephen Clear, Advanced Mooting and Legal Ethics Module Leader, and accompanied by Dr Marie Parker, gained first hand law and advocacy experiences on a three day trip to London.

Publication date: 6 May 2016

London Centre hosts first ever CIMAC conference

Bangor Business School London Centre hosted the first ever conference by CIMAC (the Centre for Impression Management in Accounting Communication) on Friday, 6th June.

Publication date: 29 July 2014

London field study visit 2014

Students from Bangor Business School recently spent three busy but highly rewarding days in London as part of a second year module.

Publication date: 11 April 2014

London Study Visit

23 second year undergraduate students studying various courses at Bangor Business School recently went to London for 3-days as part of the ‘London Study Visit’ module.

Publication date: 22 March 2012

Looking back at 50 years of social sciences

It was a ‘golden’ moment for Bangor University last week as the School of Social Sciences celebrated its 50th anniversary.

Staff and students from past and present united on campus to commemorate the growth and achievement of the School since its inception in 1966.

Publication date: 22 September 2016

Louis celebrates with a First!

Louis Rhys Waters, 21, from Pencoed, Bridgend, is graduating from Bangor University with a first class degree in Journalism and Media Studies this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Lucy Huskinson lectures to architecture students at the University of Bath

Staff member Lucy Huskinson recently gave a guest lecture to over a hundred architecture students in the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath. 

Publication date: 30 January 2017

Lucy Owen Comperes Welsh National Procurement Awards

The Awards celebrate achievements in Wales, in Public Procurement, Public Service Delivery and Tendering and are organised by Bangor University’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies with the support of the Welsh Government. The Awards ceremony is the opportunity for all those who buy for, and supply, the Welsh public sector to show what best practice really is so we can celebrate achievements and thank those who have made a contribution to the well being of Wales.

Publication date: 26 March 2015

Lynette Roberts: Welsh poet who fused touch and sight into sound

The name of Lynette Roberts may not be the first that springs to mind in the history of Welsh writing in English, possibly because her futuristic poetry of World War II still sounds new and strange. In her epic poem Gods With Stainless Ears she imagines postwar humans in a technologised, ecologically damaged landscape:

This article by Zoë Skoulding, Reader in English at the School of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 2 January 2019

Mad Moses: beneath Max’s desert rampage is a classic Jewish odyssey

Originally published on The Conversation by Professor Nathan Abrams, School of Creative Studies and Media. Read the original article

What if Mad Max were Jewish? So asks Neil Pollack in American Jewish magazine The Forward. Certainly, on the surface, there is probably nothing more obviously gentile than a film set in post-apocalyptic Australia, featuring a series of war-mongers in souped-up cars, jeeps, trucks, rigs, motorbikes and so on, and in which no one ever seems to eat.

Publication date: 29 May 2015

Magical History Tour

Bangor University are offering the chance to take a magical history tour of the Isle of Anglesey.

Publication date: 24 October 2018

Magical History Tour

Let Bangor University’s historians take you on a ‘Magical History Tour of Ynys Môn or the Isle of Anglesey on Sunday 7 July.

Staff and students from Bangor University will be leading a guided journey through the Island’s historic landscape. This is an excellent opportunity to discover the wealth of history on the university’s doorstep.  The trip will explore a range of sites from Neolithic tombs to Romano-British roundhouses and medieval mottes.

Publication date: 4 July 2019

MA graduates find success on BBC and ITV

Two recent MA graduates from Bangor University have found success on primetime TV. 

Publication date: 28 November 2017

Maisie’s love of learning lands her £1,000

A Bangor University student whose course has taken her to some amazing places and given her more life experience than she could ever imagine has come runner up in this year’s UCAS/The Times Love Learning competition.

Publication date: 1 August 2014

Major AHRC Grant awarded to PRoMS – 'The Production and Reading of Music Sources, 1480-1530'

Music manuscripts and printed editions from the 'Golden Age' of polyphony are to come under close scrutiny in a three year research project.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Major Business Announcement at Law School Procurement Conference : Game changing Ideas & Innovations

Today, a series of major economic announcements was made by Alun Cairns MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Wales who delivered the Keynote Address at "Procurement Week", the major annual procurement conference organised in Cardiff by Bangor University's Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS, Bangor Law School).

Publication date: 17 March 2015

Major European Grant Success for Law School

Bangor University Law School’s Professor Dermot Cahill and Ceri Evans have just successfully led a €4 million research grant bid (the WIT project), a collaboration with Dublin City University’s Strategic Procurement Unit led by Paul Davis of DCU Business School. This major award, announced last week against stiff international competition, will be funded until the end of 2013 by the European Union’s Ireland/Wales INTERREG Innovation & Competitiveness programme. Bangor University Law School will be the Lead Partner.

Publication date: 15 October 2010

Major European Grant Success for Law School

Bangor University Law School’s Professor Dermot Cahill and Ceri Evans have just successfully led a €4 million research grant bid (the WIT project), a collaboration with Dublin City University’s Strategic Procurement Unit led by Paul Davis of DCU Business School.

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Major grant awarded to ‘smART cities and waste’ project

Dr Alexandra Plows has been awarded an Arts and Humanities Research Council network grant worth £37,449 towards the ‘smART cities and waste’ project.

Publication date: 18 February 2016

Major Prize Award Shortlist for poet of disappearing sounds

An internationally renowned poet, whose work is already translated into 18 languages, has been shortlisted for a major poetry prize.  is shortlisted for The Poetry Society's Ted Hughes Award for New Poetry.

Publication date: 17 March 2014

Major Recognition for University Archives

Publication date: 6 February 2017

Major social science conference comes to Bangor

One of the most important events in the social science calendar for people concerned with social and economic issues in Wales is travelling to Bangor next week.

The third annual Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods’ (WISERD) Conference will bring together social science researchers, politicians, postgraduate students and public sector representatives to explore topical themes that impact society in the context of devolution, place and change.

Publication date: 19 March 2012

Making maths engaging with Brunel

Trainee teachers were fortunate enough to receive a visit from engineering icon Isambard Kingdom Brunel earlier this semester.

Well, that isn’t quite true: Isambard Kingdom Brunel is the alter ego of highly respected mathematics teacher Peter Ransom, who was guest lecturer for the day as the PGCE Mathematics cohort prepared for their second period of school experience.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

MA paratrooper film wins award

A film by a former Bangor University MA student has won the best film award at a festival in Cardiff.

Jam Man was one of 20 films shortlisted under the Best Fiction Film category at the Cardiff Mini Film Festival.

Publication date: 10 June 2014

Mapping Memories: AHRC fellowship success

Dr Nicola Frith, Lecturer in French at Bangor University has been awarded an AHRC funded fellowship for the project ‘Mapping Memories of Slavery: Commemoration, Community and Identity in Contemporary.

Dr Frith will be exploring how commemorative associations located in France and its overseas departments in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean are challenging the French state’s failure to engage with the history of slavery.

Publication date: 6 February 2014

Mared – from leading the nation on FFIT Cymru to leading a classroom!

A student who helped inspire the nation to get fit and active as a ‘leader’ on S4C’s popular FFIT Cymru series graduates this week from the School of Welsh and Celtic Studies.

Publication date: 19 July 2019

Maritime history award for Bangor student

Publication date: 5 November 2015

Marketing degree leads to Manchester United FC for Luke

Bangor University Marketing graduate and football fan, Luke Edwards, is currently working for Manchester United Football Club, and thoroughly enjoying the experience.

Having gained a First Class Honours degree in Marketing, 27-year-old Luke, from Holyhead, went straight into a marketing position. Realising that he wanted to follow his passion and work in a sports-related role, he took the plunge and contacted Manchester United.

Publication date: 21 September 2015

Marketing Students Get the Message Across in Waste Campaign

An end of term campaign to reduce waste problems in Bangor has been carried out by Bangor University, Bangor Students’ Union, Gwynedd Council and North Wales Police.

The tongue-in-cheek awareness raising campaign was developed and led by the University’s Marketing Society with Marketing students Emma-Louise Jones, Ffion Haf Jones and Yueun Chung leading the team. The campaign aimed to highlight the contrast between the stereotype of the messy student and the current geek chic fashion championed by television shows aimed at young people.

Publication date: 16 June 2011

Marzana Kamal’s Important Talk at the University of California

Marzana Kamal, a PhD Sociology and Social Policy student, recently gave a talk entitled ‘Wives Left Behind: A Study of the Impact of Men’s International Labour Migration on their Wives in Bangladesh’ at the University of California, Berkeley. 

Publication date: 3 September 2019

Mastermind winner inspires Bangor Law students

Dr Shaun Wallace, Senior Barrister at Great St James Street Chambers, London, recently attended Bangor Law School’s Alumni Weekend, where he inspired Bangor Law alumni with his fascinating life story. Shaun is also equally well known for his role as one of the country’s leading quiz players, his most famous conquest being his success in winning BBC One's Mastermind in 2004, as well as having been on BBC Two's Eggheads, Channel 4's 15-1, and BBC One's The Weakest Link. Today he is probably best known for his lead role as the 'Dark Destroyer' Chaser on ITV's The Chase.

Publication date: 9 October 2015

Master of the Moot graduates

Joshua Nelson, 22, from Colwyn Bay graduated with a Law LL.B with French degree after four years of hard work at Bangor University this week. Having lived in the south of England until he was 16, Joshua and his family moved to north Wales in 2010, where he attended Coleg Llandrillo Cymru and did the International Baccalaureate.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

'Master of the Moot' Joshua scoops Oxford University Press prize

A Bangor Law graduate has been given a boost ahead of his Masters studies after winning the Oxford University Press Law Prize.

Publication date: 8 August 2016

Masters by Research students awarded WISERD prizes

Two Masters by Research students from the School of Social Sciences were awarded prizes at the recent WISERD (Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data & Methods) Conference in Cardiff.

Publication date: 13 July 2015

MA student picks up PICS award

A student at Bangor University has won an award for a short film produced as part of her MA Filmmaking course.

Publication date: 12 March 2015

MA students visit the Basque country to see language planning in practice

Students on the MA Language Policy and Planning degree have had a unique insight into the subject of their studies thanks to an insightful trip to the Basque region of Northern Spain.

Publication date: 6 February 2012

MA student triumphs at sci-fi award bash

A film put together as part of an MA filmmaking course at Bangor University has won 'Best Sci-Fi Short' at the Philip K. Dick film festival New York.

Publication date: 23 January 2015

MA Student wins International competition for sound art

A piece of music by Richard Garrett, a part-time MA student in Electroacoustic Composition at Bangor, has won an international competition for sound art miniatures relating to the subject of climate change.

Publication date: 27 August 2013

Mature student overcomes the odds to win 1st Class Degree

A former bench joiner from Rhyl has graduated with a first class honours degree after a drastic change of career due to an occupational illness.

Publication date: 18 July 2011

MBA brings out the entrepreneur in Marketing Director Farah

A Bangor University graduate has made her entrepreneurial dream come true by setting up her very own creative marketing agency.

Farah Radford established Digivita in June 2014, after graduating from Bangor Business School with an MBA in Marketing.

Publication date: 29 October 2014

McLaren Moot Court final tops off a bumper year of mooting at Bangor

The final of the fourth annual McLaren Moot Court Competition has been held at Caernarfon Crown Court.

Publication date: 17 December 2013

Media student graduates

A budding writer and director graduated this week at Bangor University after an amazing three years.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Medievalism Transformed: the annual postgraduate conference reaches its 10th year

11th Annual ‘Medievalism Transformed’ Conference, 12th-14th June 2015

Publication date: 2 March 2015

Medieval Music Theory in Context workshop, July 2012

Second Workshop on Medieval Music Theory at Bangor University.

Publication date: 5 September 2012

Meet Dr Sara Parry in India

Dr Sara Parry, lecturer in Marketing at Bangor Business School, will be visiting India in June to meet students interested in studying at Bangor Business School and Bangor Business School London Centre.

Publication date: 10 May 2013

Meet Head of School Professor Dermot Cahill in Nigeria

Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor Law School, will be visiting Nigeria in January 2014 to meet and interview applicants interested in studying Law at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 8 January 2014

Meet us in Canada!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting Canada in February and March to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK. 

Publication date: 20 February 2015

Meet us in Canada!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Canada in September and October to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK. 

Publication date: 10 September 2015

Meet us in Canada!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Canada in September and October to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 7 September 2016

Meet us in Canada this February/March

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting Canada in February and March to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 14 January 2014

Meet us in Canada this March

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting Canada in March to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 25 February 2013

Meet us in Canada this March

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for the College of Business, Social Sciences and Law, will be visiting Canada between 1st and 7th of March to meet students interested in studying Business, Law and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University.

Publication date: 20 February 2012

Meet us in Canada this September

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for Bangor Business School, will be visiting Canada between 19th and 29th of September to meet students interested in studying Business degrees at our campuses in Bangor, Wales, and London.

Publication date: 5 September 2012

Meet us in Canada this September

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for Bangor Law School, will be visiting Canada between 19th and 29th of September to meet students interested in studying Law degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 5 September 2012

Meet us in Hong Kong and Brunei!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Hong Kong and Brunei in August to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 20 July 2015

Meet us in India!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting India in May to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 30 April 2015

Meet us in India in May and June

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for the College of Business, Social Sciences and Law, will be visiting India between 23rd of May and 4th of June to meet students interested in studying Business, Law and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University.

Publication date: 3 May 2012

Meet us in India – January / February

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting India between 28th of January and 7th of February to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 14 January 2013

Meet us in India this November!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting India between 12th and 21st November to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Science degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 6 November 2014

Meet us in Jordan this month

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for the College of Business, Social Sciences and Law, will be visiting Jordan on the 9th and 10th of May to meet students interested in studying Business, Law and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University.

Publication date: 1 May 2012

Meet us in New York and Canada this September

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting New York and Canada in September to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 13 August 2013

Meet us in Nigeria and Ghana this December

Bangor Law School lecturer Dr Ama Eyo will be visiting Nigeria and Ghana between 5th and 13th of December 2012 to meet students interested in studying Law degrees – both bachelor and Masters – at Bangor University, UK.

Publication date: 20 November 2012

Meet us in NYC and Canada this September/October!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer at Bangor University, will be visiting NYC and Canada between 22nd September and 5th October to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Science degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 27 August 2014

Meet us in Thailand!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Thailand in January to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK. 

Publication date: 20 January 2016

Meet us in Thailand!

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer, will be visiting Thailand in June to meet students interested in studying Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 2 June 2015

Meet us in Vietnam this October

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for Bangor Business School, will be visiting Vietnam between 13th and 20th of October to meet students interested in studying Business degrees at our campuses in Bangor, Wales, and London.

Publication date: 13 September 2012

Meet us in Vietnam this October

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for Bangor Law School, will be visiting Vietnam between 13th and 20th of October to meet students interested in studying Law degrees at Bangor University in the UK.

Publication date: 13 September 2012

Meet us this February in India

Dona Breese Padan, International Marketing and Recruitment Officer for the College of Business, Social Sciences and Law, will be visiting India between 12th and 22nd of February to meet students interested in studying Business, Law and Social Sciences degrees at Bangor University.

Publication date: 7 February 2012

Megan wins the Learners’ Medal in the Urdd National Eisteddfod

Congratulations to Megan Elias, a second year student in the School of Welsh, who yesterday won the Welsh Learners’ Medal in the Urdd National Eisteddfod held in Flint.

The competition aims to award an individual who is committed to learning Welsh and is proud of his or her Welsh identity. The Learners' Medal is awarded to an individual who shows how he or she uses the language on a daily basis at school, college or university and also in a social context.

Publication date: 1 June 2016

Members of the School of English win teaching awards

Two members of staff in the School of English were amongst those who recently received awards in the University’s new Student-Led Teaching Awards, organised by the Students’ Union as part of a national NUS scheme.

Publication date: 29 May 2012

Memorial Prize achievement for Fine Art student

A mature student is celebrating this week having won a prestigious award for her degree. BA Fine Art student Sarah Whiteside has won the Dr Barbara Saunderson Memorial Prize for Fine Art 2015. 

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Miriam scoops Employability Excellence Award

Miriam Mbah, a third year Law with Criminology LLB student, was recently awarded the Bangor University Employability Excellence prize at the annual Employability Celebration evening.

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Mixing with film stars and a life- changing 48 hours in New York for Bangor Student

A Bangor University graduate HanJie Chow has been mixing with stars and experienced a life-changing 48 hours during his ‘year abroad’ as part of his studies at Bangor University.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Mixing with film stars and a life- changing 48 hours in New York for Bangor Student

A Bangor University graduate HanJie Chow has been mixing with stars and experienced a life-changing 48 hours during his ‘year abroad’ as part of his studies at Bangor University.

Publication date: 13 July 2015

Model student Bogdan picks up more than a degree

A Romanian student who was awarded £1,000 for his participation in extracurricular activities has further cause for celebration this week as he graduates with a First Class degree.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Modern archaeology to reveal Eliseg’s secrets

Archaeologists from Bangor and Chester universities begin a  second season of excavations (4 – 16 September 2011) at the Pillar of Eliseg, a ninth-century AD stone monument which stands on a prehistoric mound near Valle Crucis Abbey Llangollen, in north-east Wales.  There will be an open afternoon at the archaeological site on Friday 16 September, between 3 – 6pm.

Publication date: 31 August 2011

Modern Languages at Bangor to host The GDR Today III

Bangor University is delighted to be hosting the third in a series of postgraduate conferences, entitled The GDR Today, on 6-7 April 2017. 

Publication date: 10 March 2017

Modern Languages research from Bangor among the best in the UK

Research produced by the School of Modern Languages and Cultures has been rated as 13th best in the UK in its subject area.

Publication date: 18 December 2014

Modern Languages Staff do well in Student-led teaching awards

The School of Modern Languages did particularly well in the recent Bangor University student-led teaching awards 2012, with four members of staff being shortlisted from a large number of nominations.

Publication date: 22 May 2012

Modern Languages Student Mentoring Project: An Update

 “As Wales and Britain face an uncertain future, now more than ever, young people need to develop language skills that will develop them professionally and personally.”  Four Welsh universities extend their programme to tackle the ‘serious decline’ in modern languages take up

Publication date: 13 October 2016

"Modern Maritime Battlefield Archaeology: Case Studies from the Battle of Jutland and the U-boat Wars".

Publication date: 15 February 2017

Mohawk visitors share experience of indigenous language revitalisation

Two visitors from the Mohawk Tribe from Ontario, Canada, visited Bangor University recently to learn about the University’s research in the field of minority languages and to share their own experiences.  The researchers and teachers had several visits with key people at the University and in the region.

Publication date: 15 May 2015

Moot champion Aaron wins £3,000 scholarship to fund barrister dream

A Bangor University Law graduate has been awarded a £3,000 scholarship to train as a barrister thanks to his superb courtroom skills. Aaron Clegg, from Oldham, who graduates this week with a First Class Honours degree, was one of only four candidates to be awarded BPP Law School’s 4x4 Advocacy Award.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Mooting Skills students visit Manchester

For the second year running, fifty law undergraduates studying the Legal Skills module have visited Manchester's Civil Justice Centre, Crown Court and Magistrate Court as part of their Mooting Skills tuition.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

More American success for Osian

A documentary film on which Bangor University student Osian Williams worked as both cameraman and sound recordist has won a prize at the New York Festivals Awards this week. The Boom Pictures Cymru/S4C production ‘Fy chwaer a fi’ (My sister and I) was awarded a World Gold Medal in the Human Interest category.

Publication date: 12 April 2013

More film successes for SCSM

On Sunday June 23rd the film NOT won best Welsh Language Film and Long I Stood There won best Narrative Film at the Cardiff Mini Film Festival.

Publication date: 28 June 2013

More good luck for creative writing PhD student

One of India’s bestselling novelists, who is also a PhD Creative Writing student at Bangor University, has released his first non-fiction book.

13 Steps to Bloody Good Luck charts Ashwin Sanghi’s attempts to find out if luck is something that some people are blessed with, or a talent that can be learned.

Through entertaining and informative anecdotes, narrations of personal experiences and homespun wisdom, Ashwin offers a new insight into how people can work towards being lucky.

Publication date: 8 December 2014

Moving from children’s to adult palliative care services: Gap is still too wide for young people with life-limiting conditions to negotiate

The differences between children’s and adult palliative care services are too wide for young people with life-limiting conditions to negotiate, according to research by Bangor University. Commenting on the findings, the researchers call for adult palliative care services to extend their scope to better meet the needs of young people with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Publication date: 21 October 2014

MPhil Scholarship for top childhood studies graduate

Eleanor Morsman who graduated from Bangor University’s School of Education in July with first class honours in childhood studies and was jointly awarded the Gowbr Cronfa Normal Prize for the student with the highest marks in education has just been awarded a scholarship to study for an MPhil   on ‘The Best Model of Pedagogy for Initial Teacher Education and Training in the Primary Education sector’.

Publication date: 15 August 2014

MP praises pioneering Food Bank research

Local MP Hywel Williams praised pioneering research at Bangor University following a recent (21 March 2016) one-day Local Stakeholders’ Conference: Mapping Food Poverty, which exchanged information and opinion on the current rise in food bank use. 

research project by Bangor University Social Sciences PhD student David Beck, shared at the Conference (Hyperlink to full story) revealed that Wales now has 157 foodbanks which support people at risk of not being able to feed themselves and their families (data collected July 2015) compared to 16 in 1998.

Publication date: 23 March 2016

Mr Gwilym Owen appointed as Under Sheriff of Gwynedd

Mr Gwilym Owen, Lecturer in Law, has been appointed as the next Under Sheriff of Gwynedd – a role in which he will serve as a vital link between the new county High Sheriff and the Judges’ clerks.

Publication date: 9 May 2017

Mr Gwilym Owen nominated for ‘Law Lecturer of the Year’ award

Another member of teaching staff at Bangor Law School has been nominated for a prestigious teaching award.

Gwilym Owen, Lecturer in Law, has been shortlisted for the ‘Law Lecturer of the Year’ prize at LawCareers.Net’s annual Training and Recruitment Awards. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in London on Thursday, 22 May.

Publication date: 15 May 2014

Multidisciplinary innovation in Adventure Tourism at Bangor University: bringing wellness to North Wales

Enterprise by Design is back for its 7th annual competition for 2018, and the winning team has just been awarded a cheque for £2,500. The challenge brings students from the areas of Psychology, Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Business, Product Design, and Creative Studies and Media to work together in multidisciplinary teams. Their goal is to create a product or service for local businesses over an 8-week period.

Publication date: 23 March 2018

Multilingual Little Red Riding Hood Launch

Students from Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages visited Ysgol Gyfun Llangefni recently to run activities for year 7 pupils.

Publication date: 15 April 2013

Multi-national conference enables positive debate about child migration issues

The Children Displaced Across Borders project is an initiative of the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People (Bangor and Swansea Universities), the Centre for Migration Policy Research (Swansea University) and the Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston.

A conference was held in Swansea and Houston Universities on 18-19 November 2016, sponsored in part by a Bangor University ESRC Impact Acceleration Account (IAA) Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Impact Grant.

Publication date: 30 November 2016

Mum celebrates after three challenging years

Through hard work and determination, a mother of four will be graduating this week in BA Health and Social Care.

Beverly Price, from Amlwch, gave up work to raise four children, one which has mild autism and another with visual impairments.  She enrolled on a course at Coleg Menai, and her tutors encouraged her to think about studying for a degree at Bangor University.

Publication date: 9 July 2014

Mum juggles work and studies to achieve a First Class degree

Natasha Roberts from Abersoch, has graduated from Bangor University with a First Class Honours degree having overcome many obstacles during her studies.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

Mum-of-three Victoria scores top marks – and a scholarship

A mature student who juggled the demands of a Law degree with having a baby and caring for a disabled daughter graduates from Bangor University this week, having secured an £8,000 scholarship to train as a barrister.

Publication date: 20 July 2017

Musicians get ready to burn a piano!

Members of Bangor University’s school of Music will be joining New Zealand / USA sound artist Annea Lockwood in performance of 'Piano Burning' at The Old Goods Yard in Treborth, Bangor, on Saturday 29 June at 6.15pm as the launch to the new Bangor Sound City season.

Publication date: 25 June 2013

Music of windfarms

The wind-farms lying offshore at Llandudno are to provide the inspiration and the sounds for a music composition for Llandudno’s LLAWN Festival, by Bangor University music lecturer, composer and sonic artist Ed Wright, performing as the ‘Sonic Wave laboratory’ with Charles Gersholm.

The two locally based sound artists will produce a sonic art-work created by nature and shaped by manmade machines. Large outdoor rotating machines with sensors will be placed in the Llandudno promenade shelters. These will interact with passes by who will hear sound coming direct from the wind farm to create an ever changing sound composition. The temporary mini turbines form a small quintet that can be listened to either individually or inside the composers’ ‘laboratory’, a converted Bathing Machine.

Publication date: 9 September 2015

Music Student Scoops Composer’s Medal at Urdd Eisteddfod

Music School postgraduate student Lois Eifion Jones, from Penisarwaun, near Carenarfon, is to be congratulated on winning the Composer’s Medal at the Urdd Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

Music success for Media graduate Cara

A graduate from Criccieth has been busy juggling her music career as well as managing to complete her degree.

Bangor University Media Studies graduate, Cara Braia, 22, had her first taste of success with an online competition to re-interpret a classic song by popular 60’s group, The Kinks. As a result she has gone to collaborate with various artists and producers from all over the world and recently went to LA to further her career.

Publication date: 9 July 2014

Music sweeps the board at the Student-Led Teaching Awards

The staff of the School of Music received a huge vote of confidence from their students at this year’s Student-Led Teaching Awards, held at a special dinner attended by over 200 hundred people in the Prichard-Jones Hall on 24 April. Nominations for these awards are made entirely by the students themselves, and the shortlist and winners are chosen by a special committee of students, under the auspices of the Students’ Union. This year, Music staff received three awards and five nominations – more than any other School in the University.

Publication date: 18 June 2013

My Friend Dylan Thomas

In collaboration with Pontio, the School of Music is proud to host My Friend Dylan Thomas, a festival celebrating musical responses to the work of one of Wales’s greatest writers.

Publication date: 24 October 2014

My two semesters at Bond University in Australia

Read Alex Wuergler’s International Experience Year blog.

Publication date: 7 March 2018

Names reveal 20th century climbing culture in North Wales

The name of a climb can reveal a great deal about the time in which it was first ascended, according to new research presented to the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) international conference in London.

Publication date: 28 August 2014

Nathan Abrams has been awarded an AHRC fellowship to take forward his research on Stanley Kubrick

Nathan Abrams has been awarded an AHRC fellowship to take forward his research on Stanley Kubrick.

Publication date: 11 November 2011

National Assembly for Wales pilots Academic Fellowships with Bangor University

Two Bangor University academics are to share their expertise to enable Assembly Members to develop policy and practice for the benefit of the people of Wales.

Dr Alexandra Plows of Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences and Dr Catrin Hedd Jones of the School of Healthcare Sciences will spend time working on specific projects alongside the Assembly’s Research Service under new Academic Fellowships being piloted by the National Assembly for Wales.

Publication date: 29 March 2017

National Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Welsh-medium Law Conference

Welsh-medium law students from across Wales attended the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol’s national law conference at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay, last month. The conference was arranged by Bangor Law School lecturers Dr Hayley Roberts and Huw Pritchard, with the support of the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Publication date: 17 March 2015

National mooting success for Catherine-Anne

Students could be excused for spending their entire summer holiday at the beach, but for one Bangor University law student, that hasn’t been the case at all.

Publication date: 29 August 2014

National Procurement Awards 2016: Gwynedd Council wins award for Community Benefits

The Welsh National Procurement Awards 2016, held at Bangor University Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies recently, saw Gwynedd Council awarded the National Award for Community Benefits.

Publication date: 29 June 2016

National Procurement Awards 2016: Rhondda Cynon Taff Council wins award for electronic procurement

The Welsh National Procurement Awards 2016, held at Bangor University by Bangor Law School’s Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies, recently saw RCT Homes awarded the Award for Electronic Procurement.

Publication date: 7 July 2016

Nation, Class and Resentment

Bangor University sociologist and lecturer Robin Mann discusses the differences in the way that national identity is expressed in Wales, Scotland and England, and how national identity  affects attitudes towards current issues such as Brexit and immigration in a unique comparative study, just published.

Publication date: 27 February 2017

Need for speed finally trumps demands of ad trackers to offer a sleeker mobile web

An article by Andrew McStay, Senior Lecturer in Media Culture,  School of Creative Studies & Media, originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

To adblock or not to adblock? It seems the mobile web is reaching a turning point as the effects of the huge numbers of adverts and advertising trackers and widgets embedded in web pages become better understood.

Publication date: 14 October 2015

New agreement brings Barristers to north Wales

Solicitors in north Wales are to gain easier access to the best legal advice, following an agreement between Bangor University’s Law School and Linenhall Chambers, one of Wales’s leading Barristers Chambers.  A historic partnership with Bangor University will see the Barristers’ Chambers opening a base within the Law School, with students given the opportunity of experiencing life within one of the UK’s leading practices.

Publication date: 22 February 2013

New agreement brings Barristers to north Wales and Bangor Law School

Communities in north Wales are to gain easier access to the best legal advice, following an agreement between Bangor University’s Law School and Linenhall Chambers, one of Wales’s leading Barristers Chambers. A historic partnership with Bangor University will see the Barristers’ Chambers opening a base within the Law School, with students given the opportunity of experiencing life within one of the UK’s leading practices.

Publication date: 22 February 2013

New Arthurian edition by Bangor Emeritus professor

The new edition of the most popular English language story of the legendary King Arthur, Thomas Malory’s fifteenth-century Le Morte Darthur, provides students at all levels and the general public with the authoritative text, but without the extensive critical apparatus, of the recent 2-volume scholarly edition published by leading academic medieval press Boydell & Brewer previously launched at the British branch conference of the International Arthurian Society, hosted by Bangor University and organised by Prof. Raluca Radulescu, the centre's director, in 2013.

Publication date: 19 July 2017

New BA in English Language Studies - TEFL

Now offering an exciting BA in English Language Studies that is specifically designed for non-native speakers of English.

Publication date: 23 January 2012

New Bangor University and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai policing degree will go live from 2019/20

From September 2019, Bangor University in partnership with Grŵp Llandrillo Menai (GLLM) will offer an undergraduate degree in Professional Policing which is licensed by the College of Policing. This will introduce students to the skills required to work as a police officer and is building on the highly successful Foundation Degree in Policing that has been offered for some years by GLLM.

Publication date: 23 May 2019

New book by Andrew McStay

Andrew McStay, SCSM lecturer, has a new book out with Routledge titled "Creativity and Advertising: Affect, Events and Process”.

Publication date: 22 April 2013

New book by Bangor Professor set to rethink the music of ‘America’s greatest living composer’

A new book coedited by a Professor of Music and Media at Bangor University aims to rethink the music of one of America’s greatest living composers, Steve Reich.  

Publication date: 1 May 2019

New book could help protect ancient monuments in Wales

A Professor from Bangor University has just published the third and final volume of a series of books that provides valuable insights into the early medieval monuments of Wales.

Publication date: 18 June 2013

New book grapples with online privacy

In a world dominated by the NSA and Facebook, privacy has never been a more pressing issue for governments and citizens alike.

A timely new book by Dr. Andrew McStay of Bangor University gets to grips with some of the biggest questions in the field.

Publication date: 10 June 2014

New chapter for budding journalist

Having reported news from London 2012 and Formula 1, a Bangor University student is looking forward to revisiting north Wales for her graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

New Course: MA Social Work

From September 2012, the School of Social Sciences will be offering an MA in Social Work, subject to validation by Bangor University and recognition by the Care Council for Wales.

Publication date: 29 March 2012

New Director for leading Social Science Research Centre

The Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Data and Method (WISERD) has appointed a new Director.

Professor Ian Rees Jones has been appointed as the new Director at WISERD.  Based at Cardiff University, he will lead the Institute which has become a major centre for social science research excellence in Wales and beyond.

Publication date: 27 September 2013

New interdisciplinary MA in Medieval Studies is now recruiting

The new interdisciplinary MA in Medieval Studies is now recruiting for the academic session 2013-14.

Publication date: 19 November 2012

New International Masters Programmes

Bangor Law School has developed an exciting range of cutting edge LLM programmes that are designed for internationally minded postgraduate students seeking a global education taught by experts. 

Publication date: 18 April 2011

New journal on East Asian Popular Culture

Kate Taylor-Jones is co-editor of a new journal titled "The East Asian Journal of Popular Culture". This is the first academic peer-reviewed journal for scholars, teachers, and students from around the world who have an active and passionate interest in the Popular Culture of East Asia.

Publication date: 19 March 2013

New Masters level degrees in Forensic Linguistics

New Masters level degrees in Forensic Linguistics

- MSc in Forensic Linguistics
- MRes in Linguistics (specializing in Forensic Linguistics)

Publication date: 13 March 2012

New Masters programmes announced for September 2014

Bangor University is pleased to announce the addition of six new Masters programmes.

Publication date: 14 February 2014

New Module in Corporate Social Responsibility a Success

Final year students returned recently from a successful two day study visit to Burnley Football Club as part of Bangor Business School’s new module in Corporate Social Responsibility led by Neil Doncaster, Chief Executive of the Scottish Premier League and Professor John Goddard, Deputy Head of Bangor Business School.

Publication date: 14 April 2011

New Moot Court opened by Lord Chief Justice at Bangor University

A state-of-the-art Moot Court facility was officially opened at Bangor University by the Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales, Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd, on Thursday 9th October, which is set to further underpin Bangor’s position as a leading example of a UK university Law School that places employability and student skills development at the core of its LLB Law Degree curriculum.

Publication date: 22 October 2014

New Opening: Chair of Music

The School of Music at Bangor University seeks to appoint an outstanding and energetic individual to the position of Chair of Music. 

Publication date: 22 January 2013

New perspectives on Wales at North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Conference

International academics and students of Welsh history converge on Bangor University this week (25th to the 27th of July), as the University hosts the 12th biennial North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH) Conference of 2018

Publication date: 24 July 2018

New report urges governments to review the duty of collective worship in schools

The vast majority of state schools in the UK are required by law to organise acts of daily collective worship (England, Northern Ireland, Wales) or religious observance (Scotland) for their pupils. The majority of collective worship acts during any school term must be of a 'wholly or mainly of a broadly Christian character’, be concerned with ‘reverence or veneration paid to a divine being or power’ and ‘accord a special status to Jesus Christ’.

A multidisciplinary research team led by Dr Alison Mawhinney (Bangor Law School) has examined this duty and, at an international conference held this month, launched a report which urgently recommends that governments in the UK re-examine the obligation. 

Publication date: 25 November 2015

New research as tech companies get emotional

Games, smart TVs, phones and social networks that analyse and respond to user’s emotions will be the subject of new research by a senior lecturer at Bangor University.

Publication date: 1 June 2015

New R.S.Thomas Manuscripts for University Collection

New R.S.Thomas Manuscripts for University Collection.

Publication date: 19 September 2011

New R.S.Thomas Manuscripts for University Collection

The tenth anniversary of the R.S. Thomas Study Centre at Bangor University has been marked by two major acquisitions.  The Centre has acquired a large collection of manuscripts and typescripts, including much unpublished material,  from the estate of the late Peter Jollife, a prominent  collector of modern  literary books and manuscripts. 

Publication date: 4 November 2010

New scheme to boost Bangor Law Students’ employability

Bangor Law School is among the first of the University’s academic schools to trial a new initiative designed to boost students’ employability.

The Bangor Employability Award seeks to enhance the career prospects of Bangor University students by encouraging them to partake in co- and extra-curricular activities such as work placements, volunteering, part-time work and learning new skills. The scheme invites students to develop the sort of transferable skills that will prove valuable in the increasingly competitive graduate job market.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

New styles of strikes and protest are emerging in the UK

The image of strikers picketing outside factory gates is usually seen as something from the archives. Official statistics show an almost perennial decline in formal strikes. In the month of January 2018 there were 9,000 recorded working days lost due to strikes – a tiny fraction of the 3m recorded in January 1979.

This article by Emma Sara Hughes, PhD Candidate in Employment Relations, Bangor University and Tony Dundon, Professor of HRM & Employment Relations, University of Manchester was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 10 April 2018

New work by Owain Llwyd for Llangollen Eisteddfod

The Llangollen Eisteddfod is celebrating ten years of its Inclusion Project with the commission of a new performance piece, SEND A Message.

Publication date: 25 June 2018

New work by staff composer to be premiered at St David’s Hall, Cardiff

A new song-cycle for soprano and orchestra by Pwyll ap Siôn, who is Professor at the School of Music, will receive its premiere at St David’s Hall, Cardiff on 1 May. 

Publication date: 7 April 2016

Nia Powell on BBC Radio

Listen to Nia Mair Watkin Powell from @BangorHistory Bangor University talking about her research into her great-uncle Morgan Watkin, who was in Zurich during the First World War mingling with intellectuals such as James Joyce and Lenin in places such as Cafe Odeon, whilst also 'listening' on behalf of Lloyd George.

Publication date: 7 November 2017

Nia wins third place in this year's Cân i Gymru competition

Nia Davies Williams, an MA student in music at the University's School of Music has come third in this year's Cân i Gymru last night (03/03/12).

 

Publication date: 5 March 2012

Nigeria trip reunites staff with former students

On a recent recruitment trip to Nigeria, staff from Bangor Law School caught up with a number of their former students.

Publication date: 19 February 2014

Ni Hao Shanghai!

A Bangor Law School PhD student has returned from a highly prestigious summer school in China after being the only British participant selected to take part.

The opportunity was made available through Bangor University's International Exchanges Office which provides students with a number of opportunities to work or study abroad.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Nikos Papadogiannis wins small grant

Nikos Papadogiannis has won a small grant (300 euros) for the authorship of a text on culture in post-dictatorship Greece between 1974 and the late 1980s. 

Publication date: 12 December 2017

No more PPI means higher interest costs for unsecured loans

Was the decision to prohibit the joint sale of PPI with unsecured loans justified? PPI or payment protection insurance has become a financial service associated with large pay-outs by the banks, windfall payments received by many bank customers and far too many unwanted phone calls. While much discussion has unsurprisingly focused on the nearly £14 billion pounds of PPI customer redress paid out in the last 3 years, the effect on this decision on the cost of  unsecured lending is also significant. 

Publication date: 27 February 2014

North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History Conference

From the 25thto the 27thof July, Bangor, the City of Learning, will be welcoming a plethora of young post-graduates, emerging academics and established scholars from all over the UK, and from as far afield as Ontario, Canada, as its hosts the 12thbiennial North American Association for the Study of Welsh Culture and History (NAASWCH) Conference of 2018.

Publication date: 19 July 2018

North Wales International Poetry Festival

The North Wales International Poetry Festival returns for a fourth time in 2015, with a series of readings and performances in Aberystwyth and Bangor October 7th-10th. Events will take place in both universities and at local venues. International poets will perform alongside Welsh writers with translations into English and Welsh.

Publication date: 23 September 2015

North Wales schools invest in financial and business skills competition

Students from across north Wales got the opportunity to experience the excitement and the adrenalin of dealing on a live trading floor thanks to a Bangor University initiative called Stock Market Challenge.

Publication date: 9 July 2013

North Wales schools invest in financial and business skills competition

Students from across North Wales got the opportunity to experience the excitement and the adrenalin of dealing on a live trading floor thanks to a Bangor University initiative called Stock Market Challenge.

Publication date: 11 July 2012

North Wales SMEs boost their management and leadership skills thanks to Bangor Business School-based programme

Twenty three business owners are the first delegates to graduate with flying colours in the first LEAD Wales programme at Bangor University.  The first graduation of SME’s on the LEAD Wales Programme took place at Bangor University on Friday 15th July 2011.  The aim of the programme is to give owner-managers the resources and support they need to fully harness the skills and energy of their staff, recognise and exploit opportunities for greater efficiency, and provide a sound platform for growth.

Publication date: 19 August 2011

North Wales students become business champions

Bangor University’s Business School recently hosted an event in conjunction with The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) that saw sixth form students work together on an exciting business challenge.

Publication date: 20 October 2016

North Wales students come top of their class

Two Bangor University students from North Wales are celebrating success this week as they graduate with the highest marks in their year.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

No, the rise of the emoji doesn’t spell the end of language

Originally published on The Conversation by Professor Vyv Evans, School of Linguistics and English Language. Read the original article.

The emoji has become one of the fastest growing forms of communication in history. But those who are worried that its growth could see the death of written language are wrong – emojis are being used to enhance, rather than replace words in our digital communications.

Publication date: 22 May 2015

Now advertising billboards can read your emotions … and that’s just the start

Dr Andy McStay, of the School of Creative Studies & Media writing in The Conversation. Read the original article 

Publication date: 4 August 2015

NSS success for History and Archaeology at Bangor University

The release of the 2015 National Student Survey (NSS) results has seen phenomenal success for the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology.

Publication date: 18 August 2015

NSS Success for School of English Literature

The release of the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) results has seen phenomenal success for English Studies at Bangor, which is now ranked 1st in the UK. 

Publication date: 10 August 2016

Offences against the person – modernising the law on violence

New rules are needed to tackle violent offences and make better use of court time, according to the Law Commission.

A new Law Commission report will be launched at a dedicated event held at Bangor University, where Professor Ormerod, Law Commissioner for Criminal Law will present a guest lecture on ‘Reforming Offences Against the Person’, to Bangor Law School students and invited guests at 11am today (Tuesday 3rd November 2015).

Publication date: 3 November 2015

One-day symposium: ‘BEYOND THE CLASSROOM – the future of Language Planning’ (8th March 2013)

On Friday, 8th March 2013, the School of Social Sciences, with the support of Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, will hold a one-day symposium: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM – the future of Language Planning, for those working in language policy and planning and related fields.

Publication date: 22 January 2013

One in Se7en Awards scheme for young entrepreneurs launched at Bangor Business School

Plaid Cymru leader Ieuan Wyn Jones and Bangor Business School marked World Entrepreneurs Day by launching One in Se7en, a new awards scheme for young entrepreneurs in participating schools and colleges in north Wales.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

One of the UK’s top law students graduates with a First Class degree

A hard working law student who was shortlisted for the UK Law Student of the Year award is celebrating graduating with a First Class degree from Bangor University. Annabelle Joy from Crewe attended St Thomas More Catholic High School and St Nicholas Catholic Sixth Form before coming to Bangor so study the LLB Law degree.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

ONE WEEK left to register for our Anniversary Dinner

The School of Social Sciences’s 50th anniversary celebrations will culminate in a black-tie dinner and conference next month. 

Publication date: 19 August 2016

On her first birthday, Princess Charlotte already knows much about language

Princess Charlotte, the youngest member of the British Royal Family, is turning one. While there will be plenty of focus from sections of the mainstream UK media on the official picturesreleased by the palace, much has been going on behind the scenes. Many infants say their first word around the time of their first birthday and for most people, this is when language learning really starts. But by the time Charlotte says her first word, she actually already knows a lot about language.

This article by Anouschka Foltz, Lecturer in Psycholinguistics, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 3 May 2016

Online Dictionary highlights contribution of University

The pioneering work of the Language Technologies Unit at Canolfan Bedwyr will be highlighted as the Welsh Language Board launches an online version of Geiriadur yr Academi, the Welsh Academy English-Welsh Dictionary.

Publication date: 28 February 2012

Online disinformation campaigns ‘will get worse’ says Bangor professor

Both the government and public should keep a close eye on online disinformation campaigns, which are likely to get worse before they get better. 

Publication date: 6 August 2018

Open call for proposals for Research Development Groups

The All-Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration (ASCC) has an open call for proposals for Research Development Groups (RDGs). The purpose of the RDGs is to increase social care research capacity and outputs in Wales. RDG funds are available specifically to enable groups to write and submit bids for large scale research projects.

Publication date: 6 March 2014

Open Day at Brambell Natural History Museum, with drop in drawing sessions

Bangor University’s Natural History collections housed at Brambell Building will be open to the public on Saturday 14thMay between 11am and 3pm.

Publication date: 4 May 2016

Opening of Exhibition of Jewish Life - With Kosher Reception

Dr Nathan Abrams and Dr Sally Baker from Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media and School of Social Sciences respectively, in collaboration with Esther Roberts of Gwynedd Museum and Art Gallery, have been awarded £19,000 by Beacon for Wales to hold a touring exhibition of Jewish life in North Wales. Through this exhibition, local people have the opportunity to learn about Jewish history in North Wales. Jews have been resident in North Wales for at least the last one hundred and fifty years and have played an important part in its history. For example, Isidore Wartski was mayor of Bangor and the first Jewish mayor in Wales. The exhibition will be held at a combination of university and public venues across North Wales. A series of workshops at the university, local venues and schools will be held. On November 1st at 2-50pm, Sally and Nathan will also be giving a presentation to the staff and students of Coleg Menai Bangor Campus, in particular the religious studies A level class, who are currently studying Judaism.

Publication date: 6 October 2010

Open lecture on the Creation of the Czech vernacular liturgy in Budapest

Hana Vlhová-Wőrner gave on 9. 11. 2015 in Budapest, the Calvinist Reformed Church (Budai Református Egyházkőzség), an open lecture on the creation of the Czech vernacular liturgy in the early fifteenth century. 

Publication date: 10 November 2015

Opportunity knocks for UK's Supreme Court to become more diverse

This article by Stephen Clear, of Bangor University Law School,was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

The UK judiciary has a long history of fairness, integrity and soundness of judgement – but not diversity.

In theory, the balance of judges’ ethnicity, gender and background should reflect society. Although there have been moves to improve diversity in the profession, the vast majority are still whitemiddle-classprivate-schooledOxbridge-educated men.

Publication date: 14 February 2017

Opportunity to obtain free Commercial Awareness Certificate

Bangor Law undergraduates are once again being offered the opportunity to attend a career-enhancing programme free of charge.

BPP Law School’s certificate of commercial awareness highlights the need for Law students to be commercially minded and to have business awareness and also offers a taster as to what to expect on a Legal Practice Course.

Publication date: 29 September 2011

Opportunity to Study for 20 Credits in Germany during 1st Semester

There is an opportunity for 6 second year Social Sciences students to study in Germany for 10 days during this first semester, from 12th - 22th November 2012. This 20 credit module, Volunteer Engagement in Europe, is supported by Erasmus and validated by Bangor University.

Publication date: 28 September 2012

OPSWISE – Improving the care of older people

A study led by Bangor University has provided a fresh insight into how health services for older people are carried out.

Publication date: 18 March 2016

Osian Huw Williams wins the Musicians' Medal at the National Eisteddfod

Bangor University student, Osian Huw Williams is the winner of this year’s Musicians’ Medal at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, and he was honoured at a special ceremony on the Pavilion stage on Wednesday evening.

Publication date: 6 August 2015

Osian wins Urdd Eisteddfod 2018 chair

The winner of the Urdd Eisteddfod at Brecon and Radnor 2018 is Bangor University student, Osian Owen, from Felinheli. He competed under the pseudonym, Afallon.

Publication date: 1 June 2018

Out and about this weekend?

This bank holiday weekend, how about going out and walking the countryside and taking photographs of prehistoric monuments? Around Wales there are some fantastic walks, and you will be able to see our past heritage as well. 

Publication date: 25 August 2016

Owain Jones wins prestigious Drapers’ award

Congratulations to Owain Jones who has been awarded the top Drapers’ Company medal for an exceptional postgraduate contribution to Bangor University. This prestigious award takes into account the quality of a student’s research, teaching, and service to the University and community

Publication date: 18 February 2014

Oxford Award for Bangor Professor

Tony Bushell, Professor of German in Bangor’s  School of Modern Languages, has been awarded a  prestigious visiting scholarship by St. John’s College, Oxford to complete a study devoted to the rhetorics of Austrian identity.

Publication date: 26 April 2012

Paper named as one of the most cited ever in 'Business History' journal

A paper by a Bangor Business School academic is the third most cited article to have been published in leading industry journal ‘Business History’.

Publication date: 22 October 2012

Particle smashing by Large Hadron Collider creates music at festival

A new piece of music created by using data from the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator will be performed at festival in North Wales.

The performers at Bangor Music Festival will be using laptops to alter the sounds from the particle smashing done by the Large Hadron Collider at the European Organization for Nuclear Research, known as CERN, in Geneva.

Publication date: 6 December 2017

Partnership student Maryam comes top of her year

A student who came to Bangor as part of an overseas partnership programme has come top of her year.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Partner visit by Ruhr-Universität Bochum

The School of Social Sciences recently welcomed a guest from one of its partner institutions, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, in a bid to maintain and strengthen the link between the two universities.

Publication date: 9 May 2016

Party like it’s 1884!

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology held their first student-staff Christmas party on December 17th 2013, when everyone was encouraged to help raise money for charity and ‘Party like it’s 1884’!

Publication date: 4 March 2014

PENRHYN LECTURE A RESOUNDING SUCCESS

Publication date: 10 November 2016

Performance Department Students hitting the High Notes!

Congratulations to Tom Lazell (pictured below). He has been offered a coveted place at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. Tom is a student of the renowned pedagogue and Bangor University lecturer Marian Bryfdir.

Publication date: 25 April 2016

Performing, Pontio and my PhD

Wales is renowned for its mountains, myths and music, which are precisely the reasons that lured a Yorkshire-born PhD student to study at Bangor University.

Publication date: 19 August 2015

Personal Chair for Lecturer

Creative Studies and Media is delighted to announce the award of a personal Chair to Astrid Ensslin. Many congratulations to Astrid from the School.

Publication date: 8 January 2013

Peter Huxley to continue as Visiting Research Fellow at LEWI

Professor Peter Huxley of the Centre for Mental Health and Society has been awarded visiting research fellow status of the David C Lam Institute for East-West Studies (LEWI) for a further two years.

Publication date: 23 June 2017

Peter Lord: ‘Portreadu pobl Môn’ [‘Portraying the People of Anglesey’]

The Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates, in partnership with the Anglesey Antiquarian Society and Gwynedd Archaeological Trust is delighted to announce details of a special guest lecture at Bangor University's stand at this year’s National Eisteddfod of Wales. The Lecture takes place at 12.15pm on Friday, 11 August 2017.

Publication date: 24 July 2017

PhD Anniversary Research Bursaries available

Bangor Law School is offering 2 PhD Anniversary Research Bursaries worth £7,000 per annum.

Publication date: 31 May 2012

PhD awarded to History student

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology has a new doctor in the house, after Dr Owain Wyn Jones successfully passed his PhD viva examination on the 8th of January.

Publication date: 14 January 2014

PhD candidate Anne scoops University Impact Award

Congratulations to Anne Collis, a PhD student in the School of Social Sciences, who has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Impact Award for Postgraduate Research Students.

Publication date: 16 December 2015

PhD Fee Waiver Opportunity

Bangor University’s College of Arts and Humanities has announced a fee waiver scheme for doctoral students commencing their studies in September 2017. A maximum of eight awards will be made to successful applicants, covering the full cost of PhD tuition fees for a total of 3 years per student. 

Publication date: 5 June 2017

PhD gives Bangor student a sound basis for music industry career

A PhD student is seeing his research put to work as part of the Welsh music scene’s digital revolution.

24 year-old Steffan Thomas, whose PhD examines digital distribution, intellectual property and copyright enforcement, balances his studies with his day job at Welsh record label Sain, where he manages the e-commerce side of the business.

Publication date: 7 June 2012

PhD scholarships available for Chinese graduates

Bangor University is working with the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to offer up to 10 scholarships to enable talented Chinese students to undertake fully funded PhD programmes at starting in 2013-14.

Publication date: 27 June 2012

PhD student Adam Pearce's translation of Daniel Owen's short stories published

Adam Pearce, a 125th Anniversary Ph.D. Student in Bangor’s School of Modern Languages, is the translator of a recently-published collection of short stories entitled Fireside Tales by Daniel Owen, widely regarded as the father of the Welsh novel.

Publication date: 15 March 2012

PhD student anthologised with prize-winning poets

School of English Literature PhD Student and poet Alys Conran’s work included in newly launched anthology, The Slate Sea.

Publication date: 1 May 2015

PhD student attends launch of parliamentary report on hunger

A PhD candidate who contributed evidence towards a major parliamentary report on hunger in the UK has attended the London launch of its follow-up document.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

PhD student breaks new ground with heritage website

A PhD researcher at the School of Creative Studies and Media has helped to create a ground-breaking new website that will benefit the local area.
 
Susanne Skubik Intriligator, a journalist-turned-PhD researcher in digital media, says that the aim with “Anglesey: A Bridge Through Time” was to get people involved.

The website for Menter Môn allows local enthusiast to share video and images, add events, and link to social media.

Publication date: 7 October 2013

PhD student Izaddin Rasool published in The Sociological Review

An article by PhD student Izaddin Rasool has been published in The Sociological Review, one of the world’s leading journals for sociological research.

Publication date: 24 February 2015

PhD student Miyoung presents paper at South Korean conference

A PhD student was recently invited to present a paper at a major conference in South Korea.

Miyoung Ahn travelled to her home country to deliver a paper entitled ‘Social Engagements as the Key Factor for Students’ Sense of Belonging to University’ – co-written by Professor Howard Davis – at the 2016 Asia-Pacific Conference on Education, Society and Psychology (APCESP 2016) in Seoul last month.

Publication date: 5 February 2016

PhD student Sergio scoops the Business Archives Council Bursary

Congratulations to PhD candidate Sergio Castellanos-Gamboa on winning the highly competitive Business Archives Council Bursary.

The bursary, worth £1,000, is awarded annually to a doctoral student or junior academic undertaking business or economic history research.

Publication date: 6 August 2015

PhD Studentships: Borders, migration and civil society

Applications are invited for two fully funded PhD studentships offered as part of the ESRC funded WISERD Civil Society research centre

Publication date: 3 December 2019

PhD studentships for October 2012

Bangor Business School is inviting applications for Research Bursaries starting in October 2012. This provides three years of support for full-time PhD study.

Publication date: 12 April 2012

PhD Studentships for September 2015

Bangor University Business School invites applications from suitably qualified individuals wanting to pursue doctoral studies. We are offering PhD Studentships for research projects across a number of disciplines.

Publication date: 26 March 2015

PhD Studentships for September 2016

Bangor Business School invites applications from suitably qualified individuals wanting to pursue doctoral studies. We are offering PhD Studentships for research projects in the disciplines of Financial Studies and Business Management

Publication date: 22 March 2016

PhD student Stephanie scoops symposium poster prize

Congratulations to PhD student Stephanie Jones on winning the prize for ‘best postgraduate poster’ at a recent research symposium.

Publication date: 5 July 2017

PhD student takes top prize at Legal Wales Conference

A Bangor University student beat legal students from across the country to take a top prize at this year’s Legal Wales Conference.

Publication date: 12 November 2012

Phil Coid (Year 2 German with Business Studies) Lands Work Placement with DEUTZ

After completing a rigorous application and interview process, Phil Coid (Year 2 German with Business Studies) has managed to secure a much-sought after work placement with DEUTZ, the German engine manufacturers!

Publication date: 20 April 2012

Philosophy and Religion Student wins the 'Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award' at the Student Led Teaching Awards

Helen Marchant, a course representative for the second year undergraduates in the School of Philosophy and Religion won the ‘Ede and Ravenscroft Innovation Award’ at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards.

Publication date: 18 May 2015

Piano restoration grant awarded

The School of Music was awarded a generous grant of £26,000 from Bangor Alumni / Benefactions Group towards piano restoration.

Publication date: 18 April 2013

Pioneering Teacher Education partnership launched in North Wales

Bangor University and the University of Chester are delighted with the announcement today that their proposed new courses for Initial Teacher Education, which will be delivered from 2019 onwards, have been accredited by Welsh Government.

Publication date: 29 June 2018

Planet Earth's adventure into cities cements its position as a pioneer of environmental film

With its depiction of sublime landscapes and unique creatures in a manner unsurpassed by other documentary series, Planet Earth II has been wowing millions over the last six weeks. Conversations overheard on the bus or in the supermarket queue have frequently featured prancing flamingos or those infamous snakes: a whole new generation have been introduced to the wonders of the natural world.

Planet Earth first debuted ten years ago, as Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth attempted to engage the public on the urgency of solving global warming. Meanwhile, David Attenborough was fascinating Planet Earth’s audience with stories about endangered species and remote places – trying to raise environmental awareness with a very different approach.

Publication date: 9 December 2016

Plaque to commemorate poet, Tony Conran

Tony Conran's achievement as a writer has been commemorated by the erection of a Plaque in the Main Library at Bangor University.  A short ceremony was held in the Library recently when poems to two of his past friends and colleagues who were inspirational to him – the late Professor John Danby and the late Professor Bedwyr Lewis Jones - were read by Dyfan Roberts and John Griffiths, members of the Conran Poetry Chorus.

Publication date: 21 April 2016

Poetry in Expanded Translation

Publication date: 15 March 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

Porthmadog student graduates

After three years of hard work, a Bangor University student will receive a first class honors degree this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Potential solution to financial services mis-selling raised by Bangor Academic

In a week where we have observed yet another financial services mis-selling case are there any solutions to this perennial problem of financial regulation? While the recent movement to remove commission in the sales of retail investments may assist this problem, an article published this month by a Bangor academic suggests more fundamental change to how we regulate the development of financial services products is required.

Publication date: 4 January 2012

Premiere of new work by TV and film composer with X-Factor

A new work by a talented composer who orchestrated the music used in a trailer for the latest Hobbit movie blockbuster will be unveiled at a top music festival.

Owain Llwyd, 30, who's also composed for the X-Factor, Top Gear and Big Brother, is looking forward to the premiere at Bangor Music Festival, which starts on March 4.

Publication date: 19 February 2015

Pre-registration and Welcome Week activities for first years

For details of how to carry out pre-registration, and to see a schedule for Welcome Week, please click here

Publication date: 15 August 2013

Prestigious appointment for Dr Eryl W Davies

The British Society for Old Testament Study appoints Dr Eryl W Davies President elect.

Publication date: 2 July 2012

Prestigious award for Bangor Scholar

The School of English Literature is delighted to announce the award of a Fellowship of the British Academy (FBA) to Emeritus Professor Tom Corns.

Each year, the British Academy elects to its Fellowship up to 42 outstanding UK-based scholars who have achieved distinction in any branch of the humanities and social sciences. In the words of the British Academy, fellows are scholars who have 'attained distinction in any of the branches of study which it is the object of the Academy to promote'. This title is the highest honour in the UK for a scholar of the arts and humanities.

Publication date: 1 September 2015

Prestigious British Academy Award for Bangor Lecturer

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

Prestigious Bryn Terfel Scholarship awarded to Bangor Music Student

A Music student at Bangor University is to be congratulated for winning the Bryn Terfel Scholarship this year.

In a competition which revealed high standards, and which was broadcast live on S4C on Sunday 14.10, Huw Ynyr, a singer, competed against fellow Bangor Music student, Lois Eifion, who is studying a postgraduate MA degree, and four others.

Publication date: 15 October 2012

Prestigious European history research grant for Bangor historian

Dr Katharine Olson, lecturer in medieval and early modern history at Bangor, has recently been awarded a prestigious Bernadotte E. Schmitt Grant for Research in European History by the American Historical Association

Publication date: 25 September 2012

Prestigious grant awarded to recent PhD graduate of the School

Recent PhD student of the School of Philosophy and Religion, Philip Walker Jacobs has been awarded a prestigious prize to participate in the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute entitled 'Representation of the "Other": Jews in Medieval England' which will convene from 13 July through August 2014 at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies in Oxford, England. Dr Jacobs will present work on 'Artistic Depictions of Joseph the Carpenter in Medieval England' which builds upon his PhD thesis. Dr Jacobs teaches at Cape Fear Community College in Cape Fear, North Carolina, USA.

Publication date: 9 April 2014

Prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship Awarded

Dr Alexander Sedlmaier, a reader in Modern History at Bangor University has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship. These highly competitive fellowships are aimed at fostering interdisciplinary research, innovative academic training and international collaborations.

Publication date: 10 April 2017

Prestigious Poetry nomination for Bangor Professor

A Bangor University poet and academic has been nominated for one of the most prestigious and high-profile posts in the poetry world.

Publication date: 6 May 2015

Prestigious Research Fellowship awarded to Bangor Archaeologist

A prestigious three year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship has been awarded to Professor Nancy Edwards, School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology

Publication date: 14 January 2015

Prestigious visiting research scholarship awarded to Bangor philosopher

Dr Lucy Huskinson, Senior Lecturer in the School of Philosophy and Religion, has been awarded a prestigious Mythos grant of $4500 to further her research into the phenomenology of architecture and urban design at the Opus Archives and Research Center, in Santa Barbara, US.

Publication date: 6 March 2013

PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) Skills Session

Discover more about having a career with PwC, job opportunities with the company, and an applications and interview skills Master Class.

Publication date: 23 February 2016

Primary Education students get to grips with Chinese culture

First year students on the BA Primary Education programme have been given a unique introduction to Chinese culture, thanks to Bangor University’s Confucius Institute.

Publication date: 7 March 2014

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

Prize for best ‘Yarn’ awarded to Bangor University student Maisie

The UK Higher Education International Unit-sponsored prize for the best ‘Yarn’ was awarded to Bangor University student, Maisie Prior.

Publication date: 3 March 2016

Prize for the best PhD thesis in Celtic Studies

Dr Greta Anthoons, who recently gained her doctorate in Archaeology at Bangor University, has been awarded the Johann-Kaspar-Zeuss prize for the best PhD thesis in Celtic Studies by the SCE (Societas Celtologica Europaea).

Publication date: 16 August 2012

Prizes awarded to the best of the ‘Class of 2015’

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences last week.

The graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at the Management Centre, where prizes were awarded to the best performing undergraduates of the year.

Publication date: 21 July 2015

Prizes galore for literary alumni at 2019 Eisteddfod

It was a week to remember for Bangor University at this year's Eisteddfod with some of the main literary prizes being won by individuals who have close links with the institution.

Publication date: 15 August 2019

Prize-wining languages student graduates

Four years of hard work has paid off for a Bangor University student who returned to education after a period of working as a learning support assistant in a special needs school.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize-winning Bangor graduate lands Canadian teaching post

Four years of hard work have paid off for a Bangor University languages student who graduates this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize-winning business student graduates

A prize-winning, former Welshpool High School pupil celebrates her success at Bangor University’s graduation ceremony this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Prize-winning children’s rights champion graduates

Inspired by a government schools inspector to pursue higher education, a mother-of-two childcare practitioner has successfully combined family life and full-time study to graduate from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 21 July 2017

Prize-winning Rhyl student graduates after the turmoil of the 2013 floods

Unperturbed by the devastation of the north Wales coastline floods of 2013, a Rhyl student, whose home was affected, graduates with a first-class History degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Prize winning student graduates

A Bangor University student who has a passion for the environment and an ongoing quest for finding new ways of providing socially acceptable, ecologically friendly and economically sustainable development graduated this week.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Prizewinning student graduates

After a strong performance throughout her studies, an award-winning student from Bangor University graduated this week.

Publication date: 18 July 2017

Prizewinning student graduates

After a strong performance throughout his studies, an award-winning student from Bangor University graduated this week. As well as graduating with a first class BA History degree, Sean Martin, 27, also won the Dr John Robert Jones Prize of £1,500, which is awarded annually to three of the best students across all disciplines at the University.

Publication date: 13 July 2016

Prizewinning student graduates

A talented, hardworking student graduates this week after “three fantastic years at Bangor University”.

Publication date: 14 July 2015

Prizewinning talented musician overwhelmed with joy at graduation

A Bulgarian student who broke with the family tradition of a career in engineering and construction graduated with a first-class honours Music Technology and Electronics degree from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Prizewinning talented musician overwhelmed with joy at graduation

After a strong performance throughout her studies, an award-winning student from Bangor University graduated this week.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

Prizewinning Vietnamese student graduates

A Bangor University international student graduates with pride following a year of hard work. Bao Hoang Vo, 23, from Danang, Vietnam was awarded an MSc Finance postgraduate degree along with the award for Best Performance in Accounting and Finance at the University’s Business School.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Procurement event a resounding success

An event aimed at exploring how councils can improve their procurement practices has received positive feedback from local businesses, local government and academics.

Publication date: 29 October 2012

Procurement Ombudsman of Canada among Speakers from 16 countries attending massive Law School Procurement conference

March 18-22, Bangor Law School is hosting over 250 businesses and public bodies when a galaxy of international procurement experts assemble at Bangor Law School's Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies.

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Procuring the cities of tomorrow, today: final preparations underway for Bangor University’s Procurement Week

Delegates from over 30 countries are expected to attend a major international conference organised by Bangor University’s Institute for Competition and Procurement Studies this month.

Organised in partnership with the Welsh Government, Procurement Week 2015 will unite practitioners, regulators and academics from the field of public procurement for a week of lively and stimulating debate.

Publication date: 11 March 2015

Prof David Crystal awards best first year Linguistics and English Language Student with prize

Gemma Hutchinson, winner of the David Crystal Prize for best first year student 2013/14 received her award on the School of Linguistics and English Language’s annual David Crystal Day on 4th February 2015.

Publication date: 16 February 2015

Professional Sports Management module as popular as ever

Each year, second-year students selecting the Professional Sports Management module participate in a two-day study visit to Norwich City FC which enables them to see how the theory they are introduced to in lectures can be applied to organisations in a real-world setting.

Publication date: 10 January 2012

Professor Appointed to Welsh Language Partnership Council

Professor Enlli Thomas, Head of the School of Education has been appointed a member of the new Welsh Language Partnership Council by Alun Davies, Welsh Government Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language.

The Council was established under Section 149 of the Welsh Language (Wales) Measure 2011 and its primary role is to give advice and make representations to the Welsh Ministers in relation to Welsh Language matters. The period of the first Welsh language Partnership Council came to an end on 31 March 2017.

Publication date: 3 July 2017

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo attends PayTech 2016

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management, recently presented a paper at the PayTech 2016 conference at Warwick Business School.

Publication date: 9 February 2016

Professor Bernardo Batiz Lazo awarded research grant worth £15,000

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo has been awarded a research grant worth £15,000 for a study of payment systems across three countries.

Publication date: 15 May 2013

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo named Honorary ATM Industry Champion

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management at Bangor Business School, has been named an Honorary ATM Industry Champion by the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA).

Publication date: 1 July 2016

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo recognised for excellence in academia

Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo has been awarded a prestigious prize by his alma mater in recognition of over 15 years of professional excellence.

Publication date: 16 November 2015

Professor Carl James – Obituary

It is with sadness that I report the recent death, on the 1st of November 2016, of a former lecturer and Head of School of Linguistics at Bangor, Professor Carl James. He was a member of staff at Bangor from 1966 to about 1995.

Publication date: 28 November 2016

Professor Dermot Cahill speaks to BBC Radio Wales about Procurement Week

Professor Dermot Cahill, Head of Bangor Law School, was interviewed by BBC Radio Wales last Thursday, 22nd March 2012. He spoke about the Institute of Competition and Procurement Studies’ first ever Procurement Week, which takes place at Bangor University this week (27th-30th March). 

Publication date: 27 March 2012

Professor elected to Learned Society of Wales

Huw Pryce, Professor of Welsh History at Bangor University, has been elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales in the Society’s Inaugural Election of new fellows in 2011.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Professor Emeritus for SMLC

The School of Modern Languages and Cultures is delighted to announce that Professor Tony Bushell has recently been appointed Professor Emeritus of Bangor University.

Publication date: 12 November 2015

Professor Horst Unbehaun to visit the School of Social Sciences on an Erasmus Teaching Exchange

Professor Horst Unbehaun will be visiting Bangor University on an Erasmus Teaching Exchange between 2nd and 6th May. Prof. Unbehaun is Professor of Social Work at the Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences, Nuremberg.

Publication date: 30 April 2013

Professor John Ashton awarded Honorary Fellowship by Chartered Banker Institute

Professor John Ashton has been awarded a prestigious Honorary Fellowship by the Chartered Bankers Institute of Scotland.

Publication date: 10 August 2016

Professor John Ashton elected to BAFA executive council

An academic member of staff at Bangor Business School has been appointed to the executive council of one of the oldest finance-related academic societies in the UK.

Professor John Ashton, a Professor of Banking, was afforded the honour following his election to the Chair of the Financial Markets and Institutions Special Interests Group within The British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).

Publication date: 27 March 2019

Professor joins board of reviewers at world-leading journal

A Professor at Bangor University has been invited to join the Board of Reviewers of a world-leading journal.

Professor Astrid Ensslin is a Professor of Digital Culture and Communication at the School of Creative Studies and Media.

Publication date: 8 December 2014

Professor Jonathan Williams visits Bangor Business School’s Partners in China

This September saw Professor Jonathan Williams visit Bangor Business School’s valued university partners in BFSU (Beijing Foreign Studies University), TNU (Tianjin Normal University), SUFE (Shanghai University of Finance and Economics), CCZU (Changzhou University) and ZUFE (Zheijiang University of Finance and Economics).

Publication date: 30 October 2018

Professor Linton teaches International Criminal Law in China again

Professor Suzannah Linton, Chair of International Law at Bangor Law School and Director of the Bangor Centre for International Law, recently taught International Criminal Law for the second time at Zhejiang Gongshang University, Hangzhou, China.

Publication date: 2 April 2014

Professor Nancy Edwards: First female Chair of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

The School of History, Philosophy and Social Sciences is delighted to announce that Professor Nancy Edwards (Professor in Archaeology) has been appointed Chair of the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales - the first female chair for the first time in its 110-year history.

Publication date: 5 April 2019

Professor of Music receives John Edwards Memorial Award by the Welsh Music Guild

Pwyll ap Siôn, Professor of Music at Bangor University’s School of Music and Media, has received this year’s John Edwards Memorial Award. 

Publication date: 4 June 2019

Professor Peter Huxley appointed to Health and Care Research Cymru board

Peter Huxley, Professor of Mental Health Research, in the Centre for Mental Health and Society, has been appointed as a board member for Health and Care Research Cymru.

Professor Huxley will represent the Senior Research Leader group, bringing with him to the role many years’ experience and expertise in the field of social care and mental health. 

Publication date: 20 October 2015

Professor Peter Huxley presents social inclusion research findings to Hong Kong mental health service providers

Peter Huxley, Professor of Mental Health Research, in the Centre for Mental Health and Society has shared the findings of his ESRC-funded project at a workshop in Hong Kong.

Publication date: 20 October 2015

Professor Phil Molyneux awarded illustrious Accounting and Finance award

Professor Phil Molyneux, Professor of Banking and Finance, has been awarded a prestigious honour by the British Accounting and Finance Association (BAFA).

Publication date: 12 April 2013

Professor Ray Karl captures over £575,000 in collaborative grant success

Professor Ray Karl, who is Professor of Archaeology and Heritage at Bangor University, is joint leader of a project entitled 'Co-production of alternative views of lost heritage' which has secured a grant worth c. £575,000 under the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s ‘Connnected Communities’ call. 

Publication date: 9 September 2013

Professor Stefan Machura visits the University of East of Finland

Professor Stefan Machura recently visited the University of East of Finland, Joensuu campus with support from the EU’s Erasmus programme.

Publication date: 9 May 2016

Professor Suzannah Linton teaches at Seoul National University in South Korea

Bangor Law School’s Chair of International Law and director of the Bangor Centre for International Law, Professor Suzannah Linton, was invited by Seoul National University to teach on their inaugural postgraduate programme on Human Rights and Asia, held in Seoul in January 2014.

Publication date: 5 February 2014

Professor Ted Gardener receives Honorary Fellowship

Professor Ted Gardener, Managing Director of the Bangor University Management Centre and Programme Director of the Chartered Banker MBA, was made an Honorary Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria at their International Banking Conference in London on 1stSeptember 2018.  

Publication date: 7 September 2018

Professor unveils the hidden story of Kubrick’s erotic final film

A Stanley Kubrick expert at Bangor University has published a new book uncovering the hidden story of the director’s controversial final film, Eyes Wide Shut.

Titled Eyes Wide Shut: Stanley Kubrick and the Making of His Final Film, it is the first book to explore in detail Stanley Kubrick’s last movie, which raised eyebrows with its sexually charged material.

Publication date: 4 July 2019

Professor Vyv Evans discusses whether emojis can be construed as language

For The Guardian newspaper this week, Professor Vyv Evans discusses whether emojis can be construed as language.

Publication date: 16 February 2015

Professor Vyv Evans to take part in Edinburgh International Science Festival debate

Professor Vyv Evans will be taking part in a 90 minute debate at this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival on April 15th 2015 at 8pm.

Publication date: 16 February 2015

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

Prof. Peter Huxley appointed to Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders Group

Congratulations to Professor Peter Huxley, who has been appointed to the Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders Group.

Publication date: 5 April 2016

Prof. Phil Molyneux attends Global Islamic Finance Conference

Professor Philip Molyneux, Professor of Banking and Finance and Dean of the College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences, recently attended an international conference in Istanbul.

Publication date: 28 October 2015

Prof. Santiago Carbo-Valverde appointed as member of ESMA advisory group

Professor Santiago Carbo-Valverde has been appointed as a member of the Group of Economics Advisers (GEA) of ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority).

Publication date: 29 July 2014

Prof. Tony Dobbins debates new PM’s corporate governance plans in international media

Tony Dobbins, Professor of Employment Studies at Bangor Business School, has discussed new Prime Minister Theresa May’s plans to put employee representatives on company boards in order to reform corporate governance in UK firms. The discussions about the new corporate governance proposals have been published in in the national and international media: The Guardian and the Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail

Publication date: 27 July 2016

Prof. Vyv Evans on Radio 4

On Tuesday 29th April, Prof. Vyv Evans appeared on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Word of Mouth’ programme. The programme included an interview with Prof. Evans on the topic of ‘Time’.

Publication date: 13 May 2014

Prof. Vyv Evans on the Radio

Following the publication of his new book, ‘The Language Myth’, Prof. Evans appeared on Newstalk, an Irish National radio station on Wednesday 15th October. The live interview took place during ‘The Moncrieff Show’, and can be found on  https://www.newstalk.ie.


Publication date: 13 October 2014

Project which assists small companies shortlisted for UK Award

A project which has improved local small companies and contractors’ success in bidding for local authority tenders in Wales has been shortlisted for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply "Best Procurement Project of the Year" Award at the upcoming Annual UK Procurement Awards.

Publication date: 11 July 2013

Project wins award

A project set up by film maker and SCSM lecturer Joanna Wright, in partnership with the Snowdonia National Park Authority and Ysgol Bro Hedd Wyn in Trawsfynydd, has won an award at the Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative.

Publication date: 23 July 2012

Psychotherapy can make you richer - especially if you are a man

Psychotherapy is good for mental health, but it can be very expensive too. As economists we try to carefully model and evaluate the monetary effects of different actions and policies. So, for our recent study we decided to use our methodologies to look into psychotherapy, and work out how it can affect labour income.

This article by Noemi Mantovan, Senior Lecturer in Economics, Bangor Business School Guido Cozzi, Professor of Macroeconomics, University of St.Gallen, and Silvia GalliUniversity of St.Gallen is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 11 December 2018

Public Lecture 07/10/11 - Paul Harris S.C.

Bangor Law School is delighted to announce that on Friday 7 October 2011, from 5.00pm-6.00pm, Mr. Paul Harris S.C. will deliver a lecture about his distinguished career at the Bar, specialising in civil liberties and other Human Rights cases. Mr. Harris is one of the leading silks in Hong Kong, and practises at the Bar in this country from Oxford and his London Chambers at Doughty Street.

Publication date: 7 October 2011

Public lecture focuses on early medieval Wales

Identity is a hotly contested topic in contemporary society and is equally a matter of debate amongst early medieval archaeologists. This will be the subject of a public lecture to be given by the prominent historian Professor Nancy Edwards at Bangor University on Tuesday, 31 January at 6.30pm, in the Eric Sunderland Lecture Theatre of the Main Arts Building.  The lecture is entitled 'Early medieval Wales: material evidence and identity' and all are welcome. 

Publication date: 23 January 2017

Pupils get taste of Uni Life

Almost 50 pupils from schools and colleges throughout North Wales got to experience university life for themselves at Bangor University recently.

Publication date: 11 July 2018

Pupils receive awards for their participation in pan-Wales project

More than 150 pupils of eight schools in north Wales met in Bangor University to celebrate the third year of success of the award-winning MFL Student Mentoring Project. This project, funded by the Welsh Government as part of their Global Futures scheme, aims to increase the number of pupils studying modern foreign languages in schools across Wales. The schools attending were Tryfan, Emrys ap Iwan, Rhyl, Friars, Dyffryn Ogwen, Argoed, Holyhead and Glan-y-Môr.

Publication date: 11 June 2018

Pupils receive Modern Languages Awards

Around 150 pupils aged 13-14 visited Bangor University recently in order to receive awards at the end of their participation in the Modern Foreign Language Student Mentoring Scheme, which introduces school pupils to the value of studying foreign languages, before they make their GCSE subject choices. The North Wales School Effectiveness and Improvement Service (GwE), Bangor School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Bangor Confucius Institute, the Centre for Galician Studies in Wales and the North Wales Deaf Association delivered a series of motivational speeches and taster sessions in Mandarin, Galician and Sign Language.  

Publication date: 5 April 2017

Pupils take on Arthurian Quest

Pupils from Ysgol Aberconwy have been on an ‘Arthurian’ quest to investigate story-telling.

Inspired by Wales’ ‘Year of Legends’, Ymgais 2018 Quest, a project by Bangor University’s Centre for Arthurian Studies, invited a selected number of pupils aged 11-13 to develop modern digital storytelling adventures.

Publication date: 4 May 2018

Putting poverty under the spotlight

Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences is combining discussion and drama to put the spotlight on poverty at a public event on Wednesday 8 November.

Poverty: Local, National and International’ will showcase pioneering research from academics and students at the School, which shows how poverty affects people's identities and shapes their lives. The event forms part of a week of the UK’s Economic & Social Research Council Festival of Social Sciences public engagement activities.

Publication date: 30 October 2017

PwC delivers skills masterclasses to students

What does it take to get into one of the ‘Big Four’ accounting firms? That was the focus of two PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) masterclasses delivered to Bangor Business School students last week.

Publication date: 24 November 2016

Pwyll ap Siôn invited to judge BBVA composer’s award

Pwyll ap Siôn, Professor of Music at Bangor, has been invited to serve on the panel of the BBVA Foundation’s international composer’s award. This year’s 9th edition of the award, given by the Madrid-based foundation, is one of the most prestigious and highly-valued awards in contemporary music.

Publication date: 15 February 2017

Pwyll ap Siôn premieres new work

The latest composition of Dr Pwyll ap Siôn, senior lecturer in the School of Music, has been premiered by soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and the European Union Chamber Orchestra at the Galeri, Caernarfon on 24 January 2013.

Publication date: 30 January 2013

Quantum Theory and Medieval Welsh Legends at Harvard

This month, Dr Aled Llion Jones from Bangor University's School of Welsh delivered the keynote lecture at the Harvard Celtic Colloquium. The prestigious annual gathering draws scholars of Celtic Studies from across the US and Europe.

Publication date: 17 October 2018

Quest 2019

Building on a successful pilot project, which saw pupils enjoying Arthurian literature and creating their own modern ‘Arthurian’ quests, the Centre for Arthurian Studies at Bangor University are sharing  what they’ve learnt with primary and secondary school teachers today (5th of July 2019).

Publication date: 5 July 2019

Quest 2019

On the 5thof July 2019, the Centre will be hosting a workshop for primary and secondary school teachers. Open to teachers across North Wales, this new event will build on the success of last year’s “Quest”/ “Hymgais” literacy project and will allow teachers to come to the Centre experience our magnificent collection of rare books and manuscripts, and to attend talks held by Professor Raluca Radulescu, Director of the Centre, and Gillian Brownson, writer and storyteller, on using the myths and legends represented in our collection in the classroom.

Publication date: 29 May 2019

Reaching out to reduce self-harm and suicide

While self-harm and suicide in European and American populations are well researched and the risk factors understood, much less is known about these behaviours in South Asia, where rates are very high.

Bangor University’s Centre for Mental Health and Society has been awarded a prestigious Research Council UK Global Challenges Research Fund grant to work with colleagues in India and Pakistan to address these issues. The project will be equipping local researchers with the skills they need to develop long-term programmes to reduce death, disability and distress.  The Capability Grant award is a key component in the UK Aid strategy to grow both the research base in the UK and strengthen capacity overseas. The aim is to address research challenges which respond to the expressed needs of developing countries.

Publication date: 21 July 2017

Read the latest edition of the Bangor Business School Newsletter

Click here to catch up on all the latest news and developments in the Bangor Business School newsletter, 'Bangor Means Business'.

Publication date: 15 August 2011

Read the latest edition of the Bangor Law School Newsletter

Read up on the latest news and developments at Bangor Law School in the latest edition of our Newsletter.  For a more thorough insight into our new members of academic staff and our extensive suite of new LLM programmes for 2011, read the first edition of the Bangor Law School Law Journal.

Publication date: 15 August 2011

Read the latest edition of the Bangor School of Social Sciences Newsletter

Click here to catch up on all the latest news and developments in the Bangor School of Social Sciences newsletter.

Publication date: 15 August 2011

Realising the Circular Economy (CE)

“Learn how to see, realise that everything connects to everything else” Leonardo de Vinci

Businesses are largely shaped by two important events in human development history; 1) industrial revolution and 2) globalization. Societies evolved, economic development brought prosperity but at the expense of nature and its finite resources (Cain and Hopkins 2016; McDonough and Braungart 2002; Allen 2003). 

Publication date: 15 July 2019

Rebecca gets a taste of life in the European Parliament

Any law student will tell you of the importance of getting work experience. But while most choose law firms close to home, one Bangor student chose to venture a bit further afield.

Rebecca Jones, who will go into the third year of her LLB in Law with French in September, recently completed a placement in Brussels with Jill Evans, Member of European Parliament.

Publication date: 19 August 2013

Rebecca Williams (Year 2 German) Awarded DAAD Scholarship in 2011.

Read Rebecca's story.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Recognition of teaching

Dr Anouschka Foltz and Dr Eirini Sanoudaki became Fellows of the Higher Education Academy through the Aberystwyth-Bangor Scheme for Recognising CPD in Teaching and Supporting Learning.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

Recommendations to strengthen Wales’ Administrative Justice System

A report raising awareness and highlighting challenges and opportunities for Wales’ administrative justice system has been launched today (17 November).

Administrative justice deals with the relationship between the individual and the state and extends from principles of good decision-making for public bodies, to how people complain to those bodies, as well as to external redress mechanisms such as courts and tribunals and Ombudsmen and Commissioners with responsibilities in different areas of public life.

Publication date: 17 November 2015

Recreating the experience of medieval worship

A research project which investigates the medieval experience of worship is featured on the Arts & Humanities Research Council website. The “Experience of worship in late medieval cathedral and parish church” project is led by Prof John Harper and Dr Sally Harper at the University’s School of Music.

Publication date: 3 January 2013

Red Carpet School of Creative Studies and Media Showcase 2013

The School of Creative Studies and Media (SCSM) Showcase event will be held on Friday May 3rd from 7pm in MALT. Now in its second year,  it is a free event that is open to the public, but it is ticketed. Anyone who would like to book a ticket can contact Mikey Murray (m.murray@bangor.ac.uk). 

Publication date: 23 April 2013

REF 2014 confirms world-class quality

The Head of the School of English Literature has welcomed the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Publication date: 19 December 2014

REF 2014: High ranking success and research impact

Research by Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences has been highly ranked across several disciplines and placed in the top 20 in the UK.  Research covered a broad range of areas including health, social policy, modern languages and history. In all areas over 76% of outputs were rated as world leading and internationally excellent; in health this rose to a spectacular 95% of outputs. 

Publication date: 18 December 2014

REF 2014: High ratings for History research

Research submitted by Bangor University’s History, Welsh History and Archaeology has been recognised as being in the top half within its sector within the UK.  

Publication date: 19 December 2014

REF 2014: results confirm Law School’s research impact

 The Head of Bangor Law School welcomed the School’s REF results, which follows the ten year old Law School’s first submission to the Research Excellence Framework.

Publication date: 23 December 2014

REF 2014: Top 20 for Music Research

The 2014 REF results have secured Bangor University’s position as one of the UK’s top 20 institutions for musical research.

Publication date: 19 December 2014

REF 2014: world class quality confirmed.

The Head of the School of Creative Studies and Media has welcomed the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

Publication date: 23 December 2014

Re-Formed Welsh Drama Society presents two productions

Following the resurrection of Cymdeithas y Ddrama Gymraeg, (the Welsh Drama Society) which was established at Bangor in 1923 under the direction of none other than renowned Welsh poet R. Williams Parry, the re-formed Society is now ready to present its first productions.

The Society will present the Welsh language play, 'Siwan' by Saunders Lewis on the 6 December and  'Bobi a Sami' by Wil Sam  on November 29.

Both performances take place in the John Philips Hall on College Road at 7.00. Tickets will be available on the door and are pried £5.

Publication date: 22 October 2013

Remembering the poet R.S. Thomas

In a special programme on Monday, 25 March, S4C's Pethe will look at the legacy of the poet R.S. Thomas, who was born 100 years ago this month.  There will also be a chance to see R.S. Thomas' last full-length television interview the following night in the archive programme, R.S. Thomas.

Publication date: 15 March 2013

Renowned poet receives further accolade

Carol Rumens, Professor of Creative Writing at the School of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, has been awarded the Michal Marks Award for the best poetry pamphlet published between September 2017 and September 2018. The Award was for Bezdelki/Small Things which was launched at Pontio earlier this year.

Publication date: 14 December 2018

Representing the University in Côr Cymru

On Sunday 3rd March at 8.00 p.m. S4C's viewers will be able to enjoy Bangor University’s Côr Aelwyd JMJ, as they give their best competing in a semi-final of the popular programCôr Cymru.

Publication date: 27 February 2019

Re-professionalising Banking and Finance in Trinidad and Tobago

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

Research Creates BBC Radio series for Remembrance Week

Researching conflict reporting has led to the producing of a documentary series which is being broadcast on BBC Radio Wales this month as part of their season of Remembrance programmes.

Publication date: 10 November 2011

Research Funding Opportunities

The All-Wales Academic Social Care Research Collaboration Academy (ASCCA) is pleased to announce funding for two PhD Fellowships in Social Care to commence in 2014. Applications are invited from eligible social care practitioners, managers and educators.

Publication date: 3 March 2014

Research helps net £90 million for schools

Research from Bangor University showing the effectiveness of extra funding to schools has enabled the Welsh Government to increase funding levels to schools in order to tackle poverty in Wales.

The collaborative research commissioned by GWE and ERW, two school improvement services providers, provided Welsh Government with evidence on which to base its decision to increase funding to schools under the Pupil Development Grant funding by a further 90 million in 2018-19.  Educationalistspsychologistssocial scientists, and legal experts who have amassed vast experiences of working with schools, pupils and children, worked together to conduct a comprehensive review of how poverty could be affecting educational achievement in Wales.

Publication date: 30 April 2018

Research in Education: a Conference for Teachers

This year the School of Education will be hosting a one-day conference to discuss research conducted by staff, students and teachers relating to current themes within education. 

Publication date: 23 October 2015

Research on the use of Welsh presented at International Conference on Bilingualism in Education

Dr Rhian Siân Hodges and PhD student Sioned Wyn Williams have presented the results of their research on the use of Welsh within the community at Bangor University’s first International Conference on Bilingualism in Education last week.

The pair, who are both supported by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol, undertook the research project – ‘Defnyddio’r Gymraeg yn y Gymuned’ (‘Using Welsh in the Community’) – on behalf of the Welsh Government.

Publication date: 14 June 2016

Research partnership projects under the spotlight

Some exciting projects involving Bangor University academics working in partnership with communities, charities, government bodies, and businesses – both local and international – are being highlighted at Bangor University this Friday (8 December).

In all, seventeen of 52 projects funded through an ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) Impact Acceleration Account at Bangor University are featured at the event.

Publication date: 7 December 2017

Research project to explore impacts of estates on the communities of the Ogwen Valley

Bangor University’s Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates has received a grant of £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to work with the communities of the Ogwen Valley in Gwynedd to explore the lives and experiences of those generations of people who lived and worked on the Penrhyn estate during the course of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Publication date: 22 January 2018

RESEARCH SEMINARS – CANCELLATION

Publication date: 8 March 2018

Research student Lucas is runner-up in Supreme Court essay competition

Postgraduate student Lucas Ford has been named as second runner up in an annual essay competition.

Lucas’s response to the question “Rogue justice: do we need more or fewer dissenting voices in the UKSC?” was chosen as one of the best entries in the 2013 UK Supreme Court Blog Essay Competition, which is run in partnership with the Supreme Court and The Guardian.

Publication date: 11 September 2013

Research symposium, "Computer Gaming Across Cultures: Perspectives from Three Continents"

Prof Astrid Ensslin from the the School of Creative Studies and Media is organising a trilateral research symposium, "Computer Gaming Across  Cultures: Perspectives from Three Continents", to be held in JP Seminar Room (former TV Studio), on Wednesday, 8th May, 9.00h to 17.00h.

Publication date: 1 May 2013

‘Reservoirs, Trauma and Culture in Galicia'

Publication date: 1 April 2019

Rhyl Scoops has it licked for traditional Ice Cream Parlour experience!

Are you enjoying the warm weather? If you’re in the vicinity of Rhyl, then drop in for a refreshing ice-cream from ‘Rhyl Scoops’; an ice cream parlour, which will be open for just one week between 23 - 30 June.

Publication date: 24 June 2014

Richard Craig, Head of Performance, has been awarded a prestigious ERASMUS+ grant to visit Helsinki’s University for the Arts

Richard Craig, Head of Performance, has been awarded a prestigious ERASMUS+ grant to visit Helsinki’s University for the Arts

Publication date: 16 March 2017

Richard Craig, the recently appointed Head of Performance, has had a productive start to his first Semester

Richard Craig, the recently appointed Head of Performance, has had a productive start to his first Semester. As a specialist in contemporary music, he collaborates with composers integrating cutting-edge technology with his own research into contemporary performance practice.

Publication date: 15 January 2016

‘Risk-taker’ Kate graduates with a first

A mature student who has taken an alternative approach to life and education feels like she has ‘finally accomplished something’ after graduating from Bangor University this week. Kate Maura Jones, 28, from Llanberis graduated with a First Class BA Criminology & Criminal Justice degree despite being diagnosed with dyslexia and dyspraxia, and juggling work and basketball commitments.

Publication date: 11 July 2016

RITS-Bangor MBA graduates attend Bangor graduation ceremony

Thirty-four proud MBA students from the Research Institute of Tsinghua University in Shenzhen (RITS), a branch of China’s top Tsinghua University, were conferred their MBA degree at Bangor University on 16 July 2015 following two years part time study on the RITS-Bangor validated MBA programme.

Publication date: 20 July 2015

Robotic acting earns student award nomination

A Bangor University student’s robotic performance has won her an acting nomination from a prestigious film festival.

Publication date: 22 October 2015

Role reversal for Bangor University graduate

An entrepreneurial Bangor University student will himself become a tutor at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff this summer.

Osian Williams, originally from Pont-y-pridd, south Wales, who graduated recently with a BA in Communication and Media, will pass on his skills to youngsters who have an interest in film-making.

Publication date: 23 July 2013

Rondo Media employs student following a placement

Rondo Media, based in Cibyn on the outskirts of Caernarfon, have employed former Bangor University student Rhys Gwynfor of Bala following a placement with the company under the Access to Masters (ATM) Programme.

Publication date: 9 June 2015

Rosie receives the Otto Harpner Award

Rosie MacLeod, a Ph.D. Student in Bangor’s School of Modern Languages, has just received an OTTO HARPNER AWARD, administered by the Anglo-Austrian Society.

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Roundtable on the social history of Greece co-published by Nikolaos Papadogiannis attracts a very high number of visits

Nikolaos Papadogiannis has recently co-published a roundtable on the social history of Greece in Social History vo. 43, issue 1, 2018.

Publication date: 23 January 2018

Routes into Languages’ North Wales Spelling Bee Regional Final

There was a buzz at the North Wales Spelling Bee Regional Final at Venue Cymru, Llandudno recently. The competition, in which contestants are asked to spell words in a range of European languages, is organised by Routes into Languages Cymru and The School of Modern Languages at Bangor University.

Publication date: 25 June 2013

R.S. Thomas Festival, Aberdaron & Bangor

The annual festival celebrating the work of R.S. Thomas and his artist wife Mildred ‘Elsi’ Eldridge is to be held in his last parish at Aberdaron, at the tip of the Llŷn, on 29 June -1 July.

Professor Tony Brown, co-director of Bangor University’s R.S. Thomas Research Centre has been involved with the festival for some years. 

Publication date: 11 June 2018

Sale and use of residential leaseholds in Wales

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

Salma secures internship with the United Nations

A student from London is one step closer to her dream career having secured a coveted internship with the United Nations.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Santander supports language research

A Santander Scholarship enabled Robat Trefor, a PhD student from the School of Welsh, to visit the Basque Country recently, and he was accompanied by Professor Peredur Lynch, his research supervisor and Head of School.

Publication date: 27 March 2012

Sarah Nason delivers judicial review paper at Cambridge University conference

Lecturer Sarah Nason has delivered a paper, 'Judicial review as proportionate justice', at the inaugural University of Cambridge Public Law Conference.

Publication date: 22 September 2014

Sara lands her dream job

A Bangor University student has landed her dream job of designing and developing foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate business courses as well as teaching after completing her PhD.

Former Upton-By-Chester High School student, Sara Fisher, 27, from Chester, recently received a PhD in Management from the Bangor Business School. Sara’s higher education journey began at Bangor eight years ago when she began a BSc Product Design degree.

Publication date: 17 December 2015

Saran celebrates after Law degree achievement

Saran Enfys Jones, 25, from Llanfair PG, Anglesey, has graduated from Bangor University with a 2:1 in LLB Law.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Satisfied students place Bangor University among top UK universities

Bangor University’s students have again given the University a resounding testimonial in the annual National Student Satisfaction survey, placing the University eighth among the UK’s non-specialist universities in the UK and second among Welsh Universities.

The news follows hard on the heels of the University’s recent success in being awarded a Gold Standard in the UK Government’s new Teaching Excellence Framework, the only Welsh university to achieve this standard.

Publication date: 9 August 2017

Scholarship for Poet

A senior lecturer from Bangor has received a scholarship to complete his first book of poetry.  Dr Jason Walford Davies, the School of Welsh, is among the new writers who will receive a scholarship from Literature Wales this year.  The New Writer Scholarship worth £ 4,000 will allow Jason Walford Davies take some time away from his academic work to concentrate on his poetry.

Publication date: 17 April 2012

Scholarship for Poet

A senior lecturer from Bangor has received a scholarship to complete his first book of poetry.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Scholarship opens doors to television production company experience for Shân

A student from Bangor University has recently had a great opportunity to work on a TV series for S4C. Shân Pritchard, a Bangor Univerity graduate with a first class degree in Sociology and Social Policy, was awarded a KESS scholarship to study for a PhD in partnership and television production company,Cwmni Da. Thanks to this special scholarship, Shân had opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects, such as 'Dyma Fi'.

Publication date: 18 November 2015

Scholarship student and local bookshop join forces to promote literature.

Well, here is the perfect opportunity to do both! Bangor University post graduate student Alex Ross and local independent bookseller Eirian James have joined forces to start up a book group in Bangor which will concentrate on reading and discussing literature from Wales in the English language.

Publication date: 7 March 2013

Scholarship winner Miriam proves her excellence

A Warminster student who was awarded a £3,000 scholarship to study Law at Bangor University has been recognised for excellence both inside and outside the classroom. Not only is 21-year-old Miriam Mbah graduating with First Class Honours degree, but earlier this year she was awarded the University’s Employability Excellence prize in recognition of her commitment to improving her career prospects.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Scholarship winners 2015

Scholarship winners have been awarded their prizes at a special presentation evening.

Nine students from the School of Social Sciences were presented with their awards by the Vice-Chancellor of Bangor University, Professor John Hughes, at last week’s ceremony.

Publication date: 3 December 2015

School announces work experience bursary scheme for 2013-14

Bangor Law School has been awarded a grant that will enable students undertaking relevant work experience between 2013 and 2014 to apply for financial aid.

Publication date: 1 July 2013

School awarded grant towards Language Planning Symposium

Dr Rhian Hodges and Dr Cynog Prys have been awarded a grant by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol towards the School’s first ever Language Planning Symposium.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

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

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 children create art inspired by Anglesey’s standing stones

An exhibition of Artwork inspired by Anglesey’s Standing Stones will be visiting Galeri in Caernarfon between 15 August and 5 September.

Publication date: 5 August 2014

School leads panel discussion on I, Daniel Blake

On Saturday evening, 3rd December, a special event was held at Theatre Ardudwy, Harlech, where acclaimed film director Ken Loach’s new award winning film ‘I, Daniel Blake’ was screened followed by a panel discussion involving three academics form the School of Social Sciences, Dr Hefin Gwilym, David Beck and Gabriella Simak.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

School of Creative Studies and Media part of UK-wide search for film talent

Staff and alumni at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media will this year be part of an UK-wide search for the next generation of British film industry talent.

The school will be working together with Media Academy Wales to run workshops in North Wales for the BFI Film Academy.

Publication date: 10 September 2013

School of Education Design Show (05/06/13-07/06/13)

The School of Education will hold a BSc degree exhibition in June.

Publication date: 30 May 2013

School of English Celebrates Mature Student Successes

The School of English is delighted to celebrate the award-winning successes of two of its mature students.

Publication date: 26 March 2012

School of English Celebrates Mature Student Successes

The School of English is delighted to celebrate the award-winning successes of two of its mature students.

Publication date: 10 July 2011

School of Linguistics and English Language at the 2015 Student Led Teaching Awards

The School of Linguistics and English Language was well represented at the Bangor University Student Led Teaching Awards 2015 on 1st May.

Publication date: 13 May 2015

School of Music INTER/actions festival awarded prestigious grant from the PRS foundation New Music Biennial

The INTER/actions Festival of Interactive Electronic Music was selected for the PRS for Music Foundation New Music Biennial to commission a new work by Arlene Sierra. The Festival was awarded £20,000.

Publication date: 29 April 2013

School of Music re-opens after £2M Refurbishment

Bangor University’s School of Music celebrated the opening of its refurbished facilities with a ceremony for staff and students. The ceremony celebrated the completion of the £2million renovation of the building, creating facilities befitting one of the 5 best music departments in the UK as voted by students in the 2016 National Student Survey. 

Publication date: 19 September 2016

School of Music wins two Thomas Ellis Memorial Fund awards

Having reviewed scores of entries from an exceptionally talented pool of applicants, the University of Wales  has announced the winners of this year’s Thomas Ellis Memorial Fund awards.

Music Lecturer at Bangor University, Dr Guto Pryderi Puw, will receive £1500, while PhD student, Gwawr Ifan, also of Bangor University, will receive £1000.

Publication date: 1 February 2011

School of the Year 2018!

The School of Welsh wishes to thank all of its students who nominated the school in this year’s Student Led Teaching Awards. In the grand ceremony held in Pritchard Jones Hall last Friday night, the School of Welsh was named SCHOOL OF THE YEAR 2018.

Publication date: 20 April 2018

School of Welsh students shine at the Urdd Eisteddfod

Some of the School of Welsh’s students had a highly successful week at the Urdd National Eisteddfod 2015 held in Caerphilly last week.

Publication date: 31 May 2015

Schools in North Wales beat the Stock Market

Students at Prestatyn High School took on 23 other young fund management teams from regional schools in Stock Market Challenge and came out on top.

Publication date: 1 October 2010

School Swap: Korea Style

MA film making student Rory Farmer, from the School of Creative Studies and Media, has recently returned from a filming project in South Korea. Felinheli-based company Darlun TV have produced a two-part documentary for BBC Cymru Wales, School Swap: Korea Style, in which three teenagers from Pembrokeshire had a taste of what is regarded as one of the best education systems in the world.

Publication date: 28 November 2016

School welcomes new academic staff

The department of Philosophy and Religion would like to welcome two new staff members, Mr Joshua Andrews and Mr Gareth Evans-Jones, who will both be lecturing in the field of Religious Studies.

Publication date: 10 November 2017

School welcomes representatives from Central College University, Iowa

Senior management representatives from Central College University, Iowa, USA, visited the School of Social Sciences on Monday 7th December as part of a four-day visit to Bangor.

Publication date: 22 January 2016

Scotland’s Brexit Bill rejection could be the start of a new constitutional crisis

“Vote leave to take back control” – but control of what, and from whom? The plethora of questions stemming from this Brexit mantra have already threatened to steer the UK towards a new constitutional crisis. And now, in an unprecedented move, the Scottish parliament is expected to, for the first time, refuse a legislative consent motion (LCM) from the UK government relating to the EU Withdrawal Bill.

First minister Nicola Sturgeon has called it part of Scotland fighting back against attempts to undermine the devolved administrations, and Westminster’s opportunistic Brexit “power-grab”. But it may also just be the first step in a new bid for Scottish independence, and ultimately a constitutional crisis for the whole country.

Publication date: 16 May 2018

SCSM lecturer at blinc digital arts festival

SCSM lecturer Jo Wright is to have work shown at the blinc digital arts festival. More details at http://blincdigital.com/

Publication date: 29 October 2012

SCSM researcher awarded prestigious place on the Welsh Crucible leadership scheme

SCSM's Astrid Ensslin has been awarded a place on the prestigious HEFCW-funded Welsh Crucible 2012 scheme.

Publication date: 11 April 2012

Second Award nomination for Bangor Law School

A Bangor University lecturer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Law Teacher of the Year award.

Dr Ama Eyo is one of only six law teachers from institutions across the UK shortlisted for the Award. Sponsored by Oxford University Press, the Law Teacher of the Year Award is the only one of its kind in the UK set up specifically to reward great law teaching in both further and higher education.

Publication date: 25 November 2014

SECOND CALL for PhD Studentships for September 2016

Bangor Business School invites applications from suitably qualified individuals wanting to pursue doctoral studies. We are offering PhD Studentships for research projects in the disciplines of Financial Studies and Business Management.

Publication date: 1 September 2016

Second-year students visit Cardiff for field trip

Some of Bangor Business School’s undergraduate students have enjoyed a field trip to Cardiff for a unique insight into devolved governments and the impact of ‘change’.

Publication date: 9 December 2013

Seeing events in Catalonia through the lens of Spanish twentieth-century history

The violent scenes which accompanied the referendum in Catalonia at the beginning of the month, and the general strike which followed, may have seemed surprising and shocking to us, but not so to those who are more familiar with the history of Spanish politics.

According to Dr Helena Miguélez-Carballeira at Bangor University’s School of Modern Languages & Culture, current events should be viewed and analysed through the longer lens of history.

Dr Miguélez-Carballeira has organised a student and public meeting to place these events in their wider political and historical context.

Publication date: 13 October 2017

Several Masters degrees receive CMI accreditation

Several postgraduate programmes at Bangor Business School have been accredited by the Chartered Management Institute, the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

Publication date: 30 January 2017

Shadowing Success for Bangor Law Student Cara

Bangor Law student Cara Jones will spend a week next January shadowing Counsel in a leading Criminal Law barristers' chambers in London.

Publication date: 26 September 2017

Shaun Evans secures generous funding

Shaun Evans from the Institute or the Study of Welsh Estates has won a £40,000-grant from the Marc Fitch Fund for a project to digitise and transcribe the volumes of late-17th-18th century correspondence at Mostyn Hall.

Publication date: 17 April 2018

Shedding New Light on a First World War Classic

On Monday, 28 July, to coincide with the hundredth anniversary of the First World War, Professor Gerwyn Wiliams will be presenting a documentary which attempts to reassess one of the best novels written about the 1914-18 international conflict.

Publication date: 22 July 2014

Shelf stacker turns award winning First Class graduate

A mature postgraduate student, who left school at 15,  is graduating from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

Should the state provide free meals to children in the school holidays?

This article by Dr Hefin Gwilym, Lecturer in Social Policy at the School of Social Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 11 May 2016

Sian lands Council job before graduating

A young woman from the Lleyn Peninsula who has landed a full-time job with Gwynedd Council before she completed her course, graduated from Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 16 July 2014

Significant Composition appears on CD

A major orchestral piece composed by Guto Pryderi Puw is included on the latest CD by celebrated violinist, Madeleine Mitchell.

Acclaimed as one of the foremost Welsh composers, Guto Pryderi Puw is also Head of Composition and Senior Lecturer at Bangor University’s School of Music and was commissioned by Madeleine Mitchell to write a concerto to be premiered at the Bangor Music Festival in 2014. The work, Violin Concerto - Soft Stillness was inspired by quotes taken from Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice to mark the author’s 450th anniversary year.  

Publication date: 23 October 2017

Signs of our times: why emoji can be even more powerful than words

This article by Vyvyan Evans  Professor of Linguistics, at the School of Lingusitics & Engish Language was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. 

Each year, Oxford Dictionaries – one of the world’s leading arbiters on the English language – selects a word that has risen to prominence over the past 12 months as its “Word of the Year”. The word is carefully chosen, based on a close analysis of how often it is used and what it reveals about the times we live in. Past examples include such classics as “vape”, “selfie” and “omnishambles”.

Publication date: 18 November 2015

Sign Up! Choirs and Orchestras 2012-13

Information on how to sign up for the Chorus, Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Choir and much more.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Sign Up! Choirs and Orchestras 2013-14

Bangor University Chorus

The University Chorus is a large mixed choir of students and staff from throughout the University, in addition to singers from the local community. In the 2013-14 season we will be performing a seasonal concert in December, and joining with the University Symphony Orchestra in April for performances of Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Herbert Howells’s Hymnus Paradisi.

Publication date: 2 September 2013

Silent Movie wins at The Oscars

Having discussed The Artist’s Oscar nominations last week, here, Dr Jonathan Ervine at the School of Modern Languages shares his views about Sunday night’s successes.

Publication date: 26 February 2012

Sioned Davies named ‘Support Staff of the Year’

Congratulations to Sioned Davies, School Administrator and Personal Assistant, who was awarded the Support Staff of the Year prize at the University’s Student Led Teaching Awards recently.

Publication date: 9 May 2016

Sioned wins the Musicians' Medal

Congratulations to musician Sioned Eleri Roberts, a former student of the School of Music, who won the Musician’s Medal at this year’s National Eisteddfod in Carmarthenshire.

Publication date: 7 August 2014

Sion Griffiths selected for Doc/Future,

Sion Griffiths has been selected for Doc/Future, A professional development scheme from the BFI and Skillset designed to develop the up & coming generation of directors and producers in the UK’s documentary, film & digital media industries.  http://sheffdocfest.com/view/doc_future

Publication date: 27 April 2012

Sir Geraint Evans Award presented to Bangor Music Lecturer and Composer

Dr Guto Pryderi Puw of Bangor University received the 2013 Sir Geraint Evans Award from the Award’s inaugural recipient, Dr Jeremy Huw Williams, on behalf of the Welsh Music Guild at  an event at the Cardiff and County Club recently (30 November 2014).

Publication date: 3 December 2014

Six from Bangor University appointed Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders

Six health and social care researchers at Bangor University have been appointed Health and Care Research Wales Senior Research Leaders by Health Care Research Wales.

Publication date: 25 March 2016

Slavery is a crime – it shouldn’t be up to consumers to fight it

‘Slavery is not a consumer choice. It is a crime against humanity.’ So writes Dr Nicola Frith, Lecturer in French and a specialist in Francophone Postcolonial and Slavery Studies at Bangor University's School of Modern Languages.

Publication date: 4 July 2014

SMLC Prize Winners 2017

Many congratulations to our SMLC prize winners this year! 

Publication date: 19 July 2017

SMLC researcher part of project funded by Spanish government

Dr Eva Bru-Domínguez is part of the international team of researchers awarded the prestigious research and development grant by the Spanish Ministerio de Competitividad y Economica (Ministry for Competitiveness and Economy). 

Publication date: 19 May 2016

SML Success at the 2014 SLTAs

SML staff and course representatives were present in significant numbers at the recent Bangor Students’ Union third Student Led Teaching Awards (SLTA), with 8 short-listed candidates all in all!

Publication date: 13 June 2014

Social class a barrier to successful ageing

Research by Ian Rees Jones, Professor of Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, has shown that improving access to education and housing and increasing people’s material circumstances through income and pension levels could have a more profound effect on the health of the population than interventions aimed at changing an individual’s health behaviours.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

Social Policy lecturer presents at major Social Work conference

Hefin Gwilym, Lecturer in Social Policy, recently delivered a presentation at the ‘Social Work without Borders: Building an International Community of Practice’ Conference at the University of Lincoln.

Publication date: 26 February 2014

Social Policy makes UK top 10 in two areas of latest Guardian league tables

Social Policy at Bangor University has been ranked within the UK top 10 in two areas in the latest Guardian University Guide. 

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Social Sciences Society Trip to Barcelona

On 26thMarch 2018 the social sciences society jetted off to sunny Barcelona for five days on the society trip. This trip came after the success of the Berlin trip last year and everyone was very excited about the trip, even with a very early start at Manchester airport!  

Publication date: 18 April 2018

Social Sciences staff make a knowledge exchange visit to India

Staff from the School of Social Sciences accompanied a group from the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board on a knowledge exchange visit to India earlier this year.

Publication date: 6 March 2013

Social Work students attend conference on child poverty

A conference on the theme of 'Child Poverty' was held in January at Cardiff University. It was supported by Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and attended by 11 students and staff from Bangor (this is a report by the students).

Publication date: 11 April 2016

Society for Old Testament Study meeting comes to Bangor

Meeting to be held at Bangor University in Summer 2013.

Publication date: 2 July 2012

Society for Renaissance Studies Annual Welsh Lecture

The School of English is delighted to host the Society for Renaissance Studies Third Annual Welsh Lecture on Thursday 24th April 2014 at 5.15 pm in MALT.  It will be delivered by Professor Jennifer Richards (Newcastle) and Professor Richard Wistreich (Royal Northern College of Music) on the topic of ‘Renaissance Voices’.

Publication date: 16 April 2014

Soon smartwatches will listen to your body to work out how you're feeling

This article By Andrew McStay, of our School of Creative Studies & Media, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

Final details of Apple’s new smartwatch have finally arrived at the firm’s glitzy Spring Forward event. But while the hype machine steps up another notch, there are other issues regarding health and self-tracking and, possibly even more important, over wearable tech companies' interest in our emotional lives.

Publication date: 10 March 2015

Sound and vision piece inspired by dyslexia to feature on Radio 4 All in the Mind programme

A new sonic art work inspired by dyslexia and the science behind dyslexia is to be covered by Radio 4’s flagship All in the Mind programme, which explores the limits and potential of the human mind. The programme will be broadcast on Tuesday 18 December at 9.00pm and repeated on Wednesday 19 at 3.30 and will be available online after the first broadcast.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Spain marks its national day – but not everyone is celebrating

Spain has been marking its national day – the anniversary of the arrival of Cristóbal Colón (otherwise known as Christopher Columbus) in the Americas. But this year’s nationwide holiday comes at moment of significant tension, amid questions about whether the nation will hold together for much longer.

Helena Miguelez-Carballeira, Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studiesoriginally published on The Conversation Read the original article.

Publication date: 12 October 2015

Special edition of journal to focus on estate archives

Publication date: 14 June 2017

Special issue of the International Journal of Bilingualism (ed. Chondrogianni, Cornips, Vasić)

Vicky Chondrogianni (Bangor University) with Leonie Cornips (Meertens Institute) and Nada Vasić (University of Amsterdam) will be the guest editors of the International Journal of Bilingualism Special Issue entitled “Cross-linguistic aspects in child L2 acquisition” to be published in March 2015.

Publication date: 20 November 2012

SPECIAL VISIT BY IRISH ARCHIVE CENTRE

Publication date: 2 July 2019

Staff achieve Certificates in Welsh

Congratulations to Eirini Sanoudaki and Garry Peel  on attaining certificates in Welsh. Both are pictured below after receiving their certificates from the Vice-Chancellor in a small awards ceremony. Eirini passed the Foundation Level exam and Garry passed the Entry Level exam and the Level 2 Welsh in the Workplace scheme.

Publication date: 11 November 2014

Staff composer receives premiere of Dylan Thomas-inspired work by the European Union Chamber Orchestra

A number of composers have marked this year’s hundredth anniversary of Dylan Thomas’ birth by writing a new work in honour of Wales’ most famous poet, but the starting point for Pwyll ap Siôn’s latest composition was more unusual.

Publication date: 22 October 2014

Staff lecturer on Radio 4 programme

Professor Pwyll ap Siôn will be contributing to a series on BBC Radio 4 in January called 'All in a Chord', which looks at the development of harmony on the history of music. 

Publication date: 9 January 2017

Staff member, Dr Lucy Huskinson, short-listed for three Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards.

We are pleased to announce that Dr Lucy Huskinson has been shortlisted for the following three Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards: Dissertation/Thesis Supervisor of the Year; Outstanding Pastoral Support; and Teacher of the Year.

Publication date: 23 April 2013

Stand out from the crowd

As more and more people graduate every year with bachelor degrees, have you ever thought what would make you stand out from a crowd, or what would make your job application stand out from a bundle of application forms?

Publication date: 12 April 2011

Stand out from the crowd

As more and more people graduate every year with degrees, have you ever thought what would make you stand out from a crowd, or what would make your job application stand out from a bundle of application forms?

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Stanley Kubrick’s films all had one thing in common: Jewishness

This article by Nathan Abrams, Professor in Film, at the School of Creative Studies and Media was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 12 March 2018

StartUp Law does London

Six lucky students from Bangor Law School recently returned from London after an exciting couple of days discovering all about the legal issues relating to the start up of new businesses.

The students, selected from the StartUp Law module at Bangor, were chosen after a tough application process where they had to explain how the trip could benefit them.

Publication date: 7 October 2014

Steffie overcomes many obstacles to achieve a first class degree

Steffie Williams Roberts from Bangor, has graduated from Bangor University with a First Class Honours degree in Law having overcome many obstacles during her studies.

Publication date: 19 July 2017

Stephen Clear wins SLS poster prize

Congratulations to lecturer Stephen Clear, who has been announced as joint winner of the Society of Legal Scholars’ poster prize.

Publication date: 26 September 2014

Streaming the answer to flagging Welsh music sales

Streaming is the future if record companies are going to reverse the decline in Welsh language music sales, according to research carried jointly out at the School of Creative Studies and Media and Business School.

Publication date: 18 August 2014

Street Law directors Scott and Rachel bow out

A successful student-led project bids farewell to its directors this week as they graduate with honours from Bangor University’s Law School.

Publication date: 10 July 2014

Street Law scoops two High Sheriff awards for community work

A Bangor University student project which aims to educate local people on their legal rights has been recognised by the High Sheriff of Gwynedd for its contribution to the community.

Publication date: 4 May 2016

Student and staff member recently presented at the international conference, City Margins, City Memories

Student, Dan Phillips, and staff member, Lucy Huskinson recently presented at the international conference, City Margins, City Memories.

Publication date: 25 April 2014

Student assists on major S4C series asking who are the Welsh youth?

A Bangor University student has had a fantastic opportunity to work on a major TV series for S4C which aims to produce an honest portrayal of the lives of young people in twenty-first century Wales.

Having already graduated with a first class degree in Sociology and Social Policy at Bangor University, Shan Pritchard has been working on a series of programs in partnership and television production company, Cwmni Da, as part of her Masters degree.

Publication date: 19 November 2014

Student chosen for film awards

SCSM PhD student Jenni Steele's "1.1 miles of daffodils" has been selected for Hansel of Film 2012. Film critic Mark Kermode has an interesting article in the Guardian on the significance of these awards here.

Publication date: 18 June 2012

Student crafts winning idea in Bangor University’s 2012 B-Enterprising Business Idea Competition

Dale Spridgeon, a post-graduate student in the School of English, has been awarded £200 after entering the annual Business Ideas Competition organised by the B-Enterprising Project, part of the university’s Careers and Employability Service.

Publication date: 16 April 2012

Student, Emma Buchanan awarded a College of Arts and Humanities PhD scholarship

Emma Buchanan will work with supervision from Dr Lucy Huskinson on ‘A Jungian re-evaluation of Gender theory in the television programme,The Walking Dead.’

Publication date: 10 November 2017

Student film accepted at Eisteddfod’s Lle Celf Visual Art Exhibition

Bangor University student Jenni Steele of Deganwy is to have a short film exhibited in Y Lle Celf which is the highly regarded Visual Arts Exhibition at the National Eisteddfod of Wales in Denbigh (6-13 August).

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Student filmmaker contributes to television film-making and receives University commissions

A third year BA Communication and Media student at Bangor University who started his own media company, has already worked on a film for the BBC, had a film broadcast on S4C and been commissioned to produce short videos for the University.

Publication date: 14 December 2012

Student journalist interviews Prime Minister

A third year Creative and Professional Writing Student has interviewed the Prime Minister of Finland as part of her final journalism coursework.

Publication date: 7 May 2015

Student Led Teaching Awards

Publication date: 14 May 2014

Student Led Teaching Awards 2015

The Student Led Teaching Awards returned bigger than ever for its 4th annual ceremony, along with the much anticipated Course Representative awards

Publication date: 21 May 2015

Student Led Teaching Awards 2018

The seventh annual Student Led Teaching Awards ceremony was held Friday 20th of April and celebrated the high standard of teaching and pastoral support in Bangor University.

Publication date: 21 April 2018

Student on Awards shortlist

Congratulations to Nathan Moore. His entry for the Ffresh Film Festival competition "Terror in 20 seconds" has been shortlisted for an award.

Publication date: 20 February 2013

Student reaches Erasmus photography competition final

Final year Modern Languages student Hanjie Chow is one of ten finalists in the photographic category of the ‘My Erasmus Story - Living Like a Local’ competition organised by the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme.

Publication date: 15 October 2013

Students and staff take once in a lifetime trip to China

Students and staff from Bangor Business School took a once in a lifetime trip to China in March 2012.

Publication date: 31 July 2012

Student satisfaction soaring at Bangor’s School of Media

Students at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies and Media are again amongst the most satisfied in the United Kingdom, with an overall satisfaction score of 98%.

The school’s journalism program was rated the best in the UK for student satisfaction, out of 51 other courses, with a perfect 100% rating. Professional Writing also attained a perfect score.

Publication date: 14 August 2015

Students attend Ffresh Film Festival

Last week SCSM students attended Ffresh Film Festival in Newport, where their documentary "Luck" was 1 of 5 shortlisted (in the factual catergory) from projects submitted from across the UK. Master classes were given by filmmakers including Mike Leigh and Asif Kapadia (BAFTA winner, best documentary for 'Senna')

Publication date: 14 February 2012

Students become marketers for national competition

Last week, students Ffion Haf Jones, Megan Jones and Aysha Khalid represented Bangor Business School in 'Brolio/The Pitch', a student competition sponsored by the Welsh Government and the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM).

Publication date: 1 March 2012

Students congratulated on a successful Eisteddfod

Students from the University have been congratulated for their active and very successful participation in this year’s recent Urdd Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 7 June 2017

Student’s film screened at Cannes

A postgraduate Bangor student who graduated with a Distinction from the university last week has had his film accepted at a prestigious film festival.

Publication date: 20 July 2015

Students forge vital links with employers at law careers fair

Students at north Wales’s only Law School have had an exclusive opportunity to meet and network with some of the region’s most prominent employers at a dedicated legal careers event.

Publication date: 11 November 2016

Students head to the Supreme Court for Bangor University Law School Moot final 2013

The final of the Bangor University Law School Moot Competition has been held at the Supreme Court in London.

Publication date: 19 December 2013

Students invited to apply for 6 month Equality and Discrimination Law training programme

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School is delighted to announce a competition to select six students from Bangor Law School to attend, free of charge, a 6 month long training programme on Equality and Discrimination Law organised by the Equal Opportunities Commission.

Publication date: 24 September 2012

Students make their voices heard through United Nations Association Wales blog

Two Bangor Law School students have been asked to contribute to a blog run by the United Nations Association (UNA) Wales.

Publication date: 8 May 2013

Students’ music video heads for viral fame

Having their heads shaved for charity proved the impetus for two Bangor University Music students to create a music video which is rapidly going ‘viral’ on the internet.

At the time of writing, ‘The Changing Man’ by Colonel Dax has had over 160,000 views on YouTube, with comments and messages of support from as far afield as Australia and America and Spain.

Publication date: 8 February 2017

Students organise Wales and War 1914-2014 Conference

Three postgraduate students at Bangor University’s School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology are today (8 April 2014) hosting a Conference that will provide new insights on Wales during and since the First World War.

Publication date: 8 April 2014

Students organise Wales and War 1914-2014 Symposium

Publication date: 29 May 2014

Student Speed Spelling Sensations

Over thirty year seven pupils from eleven schools across Wales came to Bangor University  recently to compete in the national final of the Routes into Languages Cymru Spelling Bee competition, a collaborative project between five Welsh universities, the four regional consortia and the British Council to promote language learning and increase the number of young people choosing to study modern foreign languages.

Publication date: 15 July 2019

Student’s play receives welcome on tour

An student at the University's School of Welsh is behind a new currently touring Wales and taking the world of Welsh theatre by storm.

Llŷr Titus is being described as ‘one of Wales’ hottest young playwrights’, and his latest play, ‘Drych’, is produced by Cwmni’r Frân Wen, under the direction of Ffion Haf, who also happens to be a Theatre and Performance Lecturer at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media, as well as an associate Director with Cwmni’r Frân Wen.

Publication date: 6 October 2015

Students secure mini-pupillages with Linenhall Chambers

Two mature Law students have secured mini-pupillages with Linenhall Chambers.

Patricia Diaz and Dr John Phylip-Jones, both students in the first year of the two-year LLB programme, will undertake their mini-pupillages later this year.

Publication date: 12 January 2015

Students Take Legal Knowledge to the Streets of North Wales

Two Bangor Law students have established a community-based initiative designed to improve legal understanding and advice amongst local people.

Publication date: 3 May 2011

Students turn Bangor University campus into a game

Bangor University campus will be turned into a big game this Friday.

Publication date: 26 April 2018

Student support recognised for third consecutive year

Congratulations to School Administrator Mrs Sioned Davies on receiving her third consecutive nomination for student support in the university’s annual Student Led Teaching Awards.

Publication date: 14 March 2017

Students visit Berlin

Berlin was the exciting destination for Social Sciences students during the first week of the Easter holidays in April. Thirty students and three staff members set off for the German capital for the first joint School and Social Sciences Society trip abroad in recent years. The idea for the trip was initially linked to the School’s 50th anniversary celebrations last year. Berlin was the students’ first choice destination because of its historical, cultural and social attractions.  

Publication date: 16 May 2017

Students win Excellence Scholarships

Three students from the School of Modern Languages win Excellence Scholarships. Read their stories here...

Publication date: 16 January 2012

Student visit highlights Welsh language status

Postgraduate students have visited the Basque country to compare the Basque language’s current status with Welsh.

Publication date: 6 December 2013

Student volunteers help to support the recovery of mental health patients

People with complex mental health problems are being supported in their recovery thanks to the efforts of a dedicated group of student volunteers.

For the past 20 years kind-hearted students from Bangor University have volunteered their time to run various therapeutic groups for patients on Ysbyty Gwynedd’s Hergest Mental Health Un

Publication date: 5 February 2018

Student wins cash for climate change film

A PhD student at the School of Creative Studies and Media has won two grants in order to produce a short film on the benefits of a new technique to tackle climate change.

Publication date: 24 November 2015

Student work shorlisted for the Ffresh Award: Student Moving Image Festival Of Wales.

Second year SCSM documentary project has been shortlisted in the factual category at Ffresh, the Student Moving Image Festival Of  Wales. 

Publication date: 11 January 2012

Study suggests that social science graduates have the best job prospects

Social science graduates have better job prospects than graduates of arts or science subjects, according to a study by the Campaign for Social Science.

Publication date: 30 October 2013

Study/Work Abroad in 2020/21

If you would like to apply to go abroad in the 2020/21 academic year, please be reminded that the application deadline is 10th December 2019.

Publication date: 26 November 2019

Success for Bangor in national advocacy competition

Bangor Law School has triumphed in the first round of the Blackstone National Criminal Advocacy Competition.

Undergraduate students Leah Jones and Scott Williams faced fierce competition from Manchester Metropolitan University, who had a three-point advantage over Bangor going into the moot thanks to their pre-trial applications.

Publication date: 9 March 2016

Success for Bangor students at international law competition

Four Bangor University students are celebrating a sensational performance at an international law competition.

Ayaz Saboor, Bianca Rowson, Miriam Mbah and Catherine-Anne Higham were one of 90 teams from universities worldwide to compete at the KK Luthra Memorial Moot held in Delhi, India, last month.

Publication date: 9 February 2015

Success for Ensemble Cymru talent

A former Bangor University music student who is one of renowned musical organization Ensemble Cymru’s rising stars is celebrating an exciting new job.

Collette Astley-Jones who completed her Masters in Music at Bangor in October has been snapped up by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra for the role of Artistic Planning and Ensemble Assistant. Prior to this Collette worked as the orchestral manager for the Bangor University based Ensemble’s Peter and the Wolf National Tour.

Publication date: 29 April 2014

Success for Law staff in Student-Led Teaching Awards

There was success for Bangor Law School staff earlier this month as two members clinched prizes at Bangor University’s Student-Led Teaching Awards.

Publication date: 26 April 2013

Successful applicants to Irish Superior Courts Internship Programme announced

Congratulations to Elizabeth Bailey and Freya Whelan on securing places on the prestigious Internship Programme at the Irish Superior Courts, Dublin.

Publication date: 30 March 2017

Successful Bid for National Welsh College (Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol) Grant (2012-2015)

Prestigious grant awarded to Dr. Enlli Thomas (Education) and Dr. Peredur Davies (Linguistics).

Publication date: 5 October 2011

Successful North Wales Jewellery Business Owner Graduates

Leaving the security of the teaching profession was a risk that paid off for a local entrepreneur who this week, adds being awarded a masters degree with distinction to her list of successes.

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Successful NRCF application for 21 radiocarbon dates

Dr Kate Waddington has been successful in obtaining a NRCF (NERC Radiocarbon Facility) grant for 21 radiocarbon dates to provide a detailed chronological sequence of the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age hilltop enclosure of Meillionydd (this relates to the Eastern Area Excavation, Seasons 2010-2014). 

Publication date: 22 November 2017

Sunday Times CD of the Week accolade for music student’s band

A third year music student at Bangor University has had a great beginning to his musical new year- as his band Y Niwl’s album of the same name receives the accolade of The Sunday Times’ Culture Section Rock & Pop CD of the Week (2.1.11).

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Sunday Times CD of the Week accolade for music student’s band

One third year music student at Bangor University has had a great beginning to his musical new year- as his band Y Niwl’s album of the same name receives the accolade of The Sunday Times’ Culture Section Rock & Pop CD of the Week (2.1.11).

Publication date: 6 January 2011

Supporting ‘Brass for Africa’ in Uganda

Brass for Africa is a UK based charity which uses brass music and music education as a route out of poverty for Ugandan orphans, ex-street children and other vulnerable children and young people living in and around Kampala. Brass for Africa works closely with M-Lisada, which is a Ugandan orphanage and child support organisation, whose motto is ‘Music to the Rescue’. 

This summer Fiona Macdonald, Lecturer in Social Work in the School of Social Sciences, was able to spend some time in Kampala volunteering with both these organisations for the second year running. 

Publication date: 21 October 2016

Taboo: working for the East India Company could make you rich ... or dead

This article by Lowri Ann Rees, Lecturer in Modern History, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

BBC1’s latest historical drama certainly brings something different to the table. Taboo is dark, menacing, violent and at times shocking. In episode one we see James Delaney (played by Tom Hardy at his swaggering best), thought long dead and gone, suddenly return home from his travels overseas. His arrival is dramatic, to say the least. As he comes bursting through the church doors in the middle of his late father’s funeral service, the congregation is shocked to see the returned son.

A key player in this intriguing story is the East India Company. What started as a trading company in 1600 became a powerful imperial interest, with substantial commercial and political influence which ruled over India from the late 18th century. Tales of misconduct, dishonest dealings and exploitation abounded. The famous impeachment trial of Warren Hastings during the 1780s and 1790s reinforced contemporary perceptions of a corrupt and unscrupulous organisation.

Publication date: 10 February 2017

Talented Anglesey-born choir leader and singer graduates

After a rollercoaster three-year journey and initially feeling out of his depth, a talented Anglesey-born student graduated with confidence at Bangor University this week. Former Ysgol Syr Thomas Jones pupil, Kiefer Jones, 22, from Amlwch, received a first-class BMus Music degree. 

Publication date: 15 July 2015

Talk by Lord Wood of Anfield

Lord Wood of Anfield, who is visiting the University on Friday, 8 December, is giving a short paper to the students of the School of History and Archaeology,  entitled ‘New Labour, Corbyn and the future of the Left in Britain’.

Publication date: 4 December 2017

Talking About Music in Gaming

A Bangor University student has turned his love for computer games into a postgraduate degree in interactive narratives.


Publication date: 12 September 2019

Talking About The Crown

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

Teacher Training Salaries of up to £15,000 for Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Secondary Students

Graduates enrolling on the Postgraduate Certificate in Education (Secondary Education) programme could be eligible for training bursaries of up to £15,000.

Publication date: 22 March 2013

Teaching awards for two teachers in the School

The School of Philosophy and Religion is celebrating the success of two of its teachers, who both won Student Led Teaching Awards in recognition of their excellent teaching and pastoral support.  

Publication date: 4 May 2017

Teaching Fellow awarded to President of MDIS

Bangor University has awarded a prestigious Teaching Fellowship to Dr Eric Kuan, President of the Management Development Institute of Singapore (MDIS) at a special ceremony.

Publication date: 14 December 2018

Tears and laughter as young and old share experiences

Over recent months, in care centres across Wales, an innovative social experiment has been taking place - and the results are astonishing.

In a new series of three emotional programmes on S4C, starting Sunday, 10 December, Hen Blant Bach shows what can happen when six children share their day care with a group of pensioners - and the potential transformational effects it can have.

Publication date: 7 December 2017

Tech firms want to detect your emotions and expressions, but people don't like it

As revealed in a patent filing, Facebook is interested in using webcams and smartphone cameras to read our emotions, and track expressions and reactions. The idea is that by understanding emotional behaviour, Facebook can show us more of what we react positively to in our Facebook news feeds and less of what we do not – whether that’s friends’ holiday photos, or advertisements.

This might appear innocuous, but consider some of the detail. In addition to smiles, joy, amazement, surprise, humour and excitement, the patent also lists negative emotions. Possibly being read for signs of disappointment, confusion, indifference, boredom, anger, pain and depression is neither innocent, nor fun.

This article by Andrew McStay, Reader in Advertising and Digital Media, School of Creative Studies & Media Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 27 June 2017

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Publication date: 11 September 2019

“Tell me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are”

A significant proportion of the world’s population still lacks access to credit. According to World Bank Findex Database, over 1/7 billion adults worldwide do not even have access to a basic bank account and often crucial services such as credit or insurance. This clearly impacts the level of investments in those countries and in general their economic growth. At a more micro-level, this means exclusion of potentially productive individuals from economic activities. 

Publication date: 26 September 2019

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Publication date: 20 February 2012

“That’s a wrap” Film-making student graduates

A business-minded Bangor University student graduates this week after three years of hard work and an illustrious beginning to his film-making career.

Publication date: 12 July 2013

The American New Wave: A Retrospective

Publication date: 8 January 2019

The ATM at 50: how a hole in the wall changed the world

Next time you withdraw money from a hole in the wall, consider singing a rendition of happy birthday. For on June 27, the Automated Teller Machine (or ATM) celebrates its half century. Fifty years ago, the first cash machine was put to work at the Enfield branch of Barclays Bank in London. Two days later, a Swedish device known as the Bankomat was in operation in Uppsala. And a couple of weeks after that, another one built by Chubb and Smith Industries was inaugurated in London by Westminster Bank (today part of RBS Group).

This article by Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 26 June 2017

Theatre lecturer celebrates double success

A Bangor University lecturer has received £5000 from the Arts Council of Wales in order to trial a ‘Performance Lab’ that will explore new ideas in Welsh theatre.

Publication date: 29 March 2017

The Bahamas Institute of Financial Services Partner Visit to Bangor University

Bangor Business School and the Chartered Banker MBA team were pleased to host a delegation from the Bahamas Institute of Financial Services during a recent visit to Bangor University. The delegation led by Executive Director Mrs Kim Bodie were welcomed to stay at The Management Centre where they attended a Partners Signing Ceremony and Dinner.

Publication date: 18 September 2019

The Celts are coming! Bangor set to welcome International Congress

Bangor University will welcome the XVIth International Congress of Celtic Studies between 22-26 July, with guest speakers from across the globe headlining a packed agenda of talks, seminars and field visits.

Held once every four years, the Congress is the main international forum for experts in the field of Celtic Studies and its first visit to Bangor will be a notable event for the institution. So far, around 400 delegates from no fewer than 25 countries, and representing over 100 academic institutions and organisations, have registered to attend the Congress at Bangor. The Congress at Bangor has received financial support from the Learned Society of Wales and Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Publication date: 8 July 2019

“The Creativity of Commercial Law”: Public Lecture by Sir Roy Goode

Celebrating its ten year anniversary, Bangor University Law School will host a major public lecture by Professor Sir Roy Goode QC on the topic of the creativity of commercial law.

Publication date: 19 December 2014

The Dovetail: Postgraduate Online Literary Journal

The Dovetail: Postgraduate Online Literary Journal

Publication date: 19 September 2011

The Egyptian novel at the School of Welsh

With Egypt and neighbouring countries currently in the news, a lecture hosted by the School of Welsh at Bangor University will suggest that the path towards revolution can be traced in the Egyptian novel of the last decades. Professor Sabry Hafez,  Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature at Qatar University, will give his lecture on Cairo and the Egyptian Novel, at Bangor on April 1.

Publication date: 22 March 2011

‘The EU and International Law’: Bangor hosts Professor James Crawford for the Annual Law Lecture 2014

This year, the 2014 Welsh Law Schools Annual Law Lecture was organised by Bangor Law School’s Professor Suzannah Linton. Bangor was immensely honoured to host Professor James Crawford, A.C., S.C., F.B.A. Professor Crawford has been the Whewell Professor of International Law at the University of Cambridge since 1992, and is one of the most distinguished international lawyers in the world.

Publication date: 14 April 2014

The full weight of the Law Degree – embracing new experiences sees Sioned graduate with a First

With her sights set on a career in the legal profession since a very young age, a Bangor University student has become a step closer to achieving her dream.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

'The Future of Public Law in England and Wales' - Lecture by Ms. Sarah Nason

Bangor Law School is delighted to announce that Ms. Sarah Nason, a member of the School’s UK Public Law Group, will be giving a talk on her research into Judicial Review in the United Kingdom on Wednesday, 12 October 2011.

Ms. Sarah Nason is Lecturer in Law at Bangor University. She graduated from Cambridge University with 1st Class Honours in Law and later began training as a solicitor with the London law firm Slaughter and May. Ms. Nason decided to return to academia to pursue her interest in public law and access to justice issues. Alongside her funded research into the future of judicial review in England and Wales, Ms. Nason is a doctoral candidate of University College London and is currently writing up her Thesis on the philosophy of public law and new approaches to legal rationality.

An overview of the theme of the lecture, titled ‘The Future of Public Law in England and Wales’, can be found by clicking the link below. The lecture will take place in room A1.01, Alun Building, at 2.00pm on Wednesday 12 October 2011.

Publication date: 6 October 2011

The Heritage Environment Group

The Heritage Environment Group (HEG) is a body which advises the Welsh Assembly on the historic environment of Wales, and in November 2013 it met at Bangor University.  Several members of the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology are participants on the HEG, led by Professor Ray Karl.

Publication date: 19 December 2013

The ICPS Team Go Stateside!

In August 2012, three members of staff from the Winning in Tendering (WiT) project and the Institute for Competition & Procurement Studies (ICPS) – Dr Pedro Telles, Dr Ama Eyo, and Ceri Evans – travelled to Seattle, USA, to deliver papers at the 5th International Public Procurement Conference (IPPC). The papers were selected for presentation by a select panel of specialist reviewers, tasked with reviewing over three hundred abstract submissions. 

Publication date: 22 November 2012

The Institute for the Study of Welsh Estates at large

Publication date: 18 May 2015

The international Conference, City Margins, City Memories, April 7-8, 2014.

The School of Philosophy and Religion in collaboration with the School of Modern Languages at Bangor University have organised the international interdisciplinary conference, City Margins, City Memories, to be held April 7-8, 2014 at the University of London School of Advanced Study, Senate House London.

Publication date: 5 November 2013

The Language Myth’ (By Prof. Vyv Evans) receives great reviews

The latest book from Prof. Evans, released last month is receiving great reviews. The New Scientist comments ‘IS THE way we think about language on the cusp of a revolution?

Publication date: 17 November 2014

The launch of a 'unique reference book on Welsh music'

On Thursday, September 27th, at Powis Hall, Bangor University, an event was held to mark the launch of a new and highly significant volume on music in Wales. Cydymaith i Gerddoriaeth Cymru (‘Companion to the Music of Wales’) is an authoritative encyclopedia that covers all aspects of music in Wales from the 6th Century to the present day and is the result of a collaborative project between the School of Music and Media at Bangor University and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.

Publication date: 28 September 2018

The Mabinogion, the Jews ... and Gareth Bale

Studying the medieval Welsh tales of the Mabinogion recently took one of Bangor University’s School of Welsh lecturers to the streets of Jerusalem. This in turn has opened the door to a comparison of the Welsh legends with the stories and mythologies of one of the most remarkable Jewish sects.

Publication date: 27 March 2018

The Mostyn Manuscripts: a Centennial Exhibition

Publication date: 24 July 2018

The muse returns at Harvard

Many students at Bangor University’s School of Welsh have taken advantage of the University’s international partners in order to study abroad. One of their Professors has followed their example.

Publication date: 16 April 2018

The nationwide Human Rights roadshow is coming to Bangor – apply for a place NOW

The Bangor Centre for International Law at Bangor Law School is collaborating with the British Institute for Human Rights in holding a Human Rights roadshow in Bangor on Wednesday 14 November 2012.

Publication date: 11 October 2012

The 'necessity defence'– should climate activists be allowed to break the law?

 

Can you break the law to stop climate change … and get away with it? That’s exactly what five climate change activists wanted to argue at a recent criminal trial in Seattle, Washington.

This article by Tara SmithLecturer in Law Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

The new Bangor Law School Journal is out

The Law School is pleased to present its latest edition of the Bangor Law School Journal, detailing some of the most important events in the life of the School over 2012-2013.

Publication date: 22 January 2014

The Official Launch of a Toolkit for Promoting the Welsh Language in the Community

On Thursday, the 10th of August at 10 o’clock on Bangor University’s Stand in the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol, Bodedern; A Toolkit for Promoting the Welsh Language in the Community was launched in the company of Alun Davies, Minister for Lifelong Learning and Welsh Language. The toolkit was created by Dr Rhian Hodges and Dr Cynog Prys, School of Social Sciences, in co-operation with Mentrau Iaith Cymru. The toolkit will include practical examples of ways in which to promote the Welsh Language in the community. These examples were collected across 8 communities in Wales as part of a research project funded by the ESRC Impact Acceleration Account.

Publication date: 2 August 2017

‘The Origins of the Cashless Society’ wins Best Paper award

A research paper co-written by a Bangor Business School academic has won a prestigious award.

“The Origins of the Cashless Society: Cash Dispensers, Direct-to-Account Payments and the Development of On-Line Real Time Networks, C. 1965-1985”, written by Professor Bernardo Batiz-Lazo (Bangor), Tobias Karlsson (Lund University) and Björn Thodenius (Stockholm School of Economics) was jointly awarded the James Soltow Award for Best Paper as published in Essays in Economic and Business History in 2014.

Publication date: 1 October 2014

The Passing of Revd Dr Owen E Evans

It is with deepest sympathy that the School of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences notes the passing of Revd Dr Owen E Evans.

Publication date: 5 November 2018

The Penrhyn Project: 3 year PhD Studentship in the social and political history of north west Wales, c.1860-1980.

A funded 3 year PhD Studentship in in the social and political history of north west Wales, c.1860-1980, commencing Autumn 2017/ January 2018.

Publication date: 12 September 2017

The power of music driving Alistair's achievements

For Alistair OʼMahoney, 21, from Neath, choosing to study Music at university was a natural step. Raised in a musical family, he received piano lessons from an early age and was also a member of his county’s brass band, playing at one of the greatest First World War monuments, the Menin Gate, on the site of the Ypres battlefield, during one tour abroad with the band.

Publication date: 18 July 2019

The quiet battle to save multilingualism in Europe

This article by Marco Tamburelli, of the School of Linguistics & English Language,  Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

It is now well known that growing up with two or more languages brings a wealth of cognitive advantages. Multilingualism is not only a laudable achievement in a tolerant society, it is also of great social benefit to individuals. It has been repeatedly demonstrated that bilinguals are better at focusing their attention, they are less easily distracted, they have increased mental flexibility, and show slower rates of mental decline in old age.

Publication date: 9 May 2016

Theresa May was right to reimpose collective ministerial responsibility – it's the only way to govern

It lasted for 48 hours. Two days after Theresa May told Conservative ministers that they must adhere to the convention of collective responsibility and support the agreed Brexit plan, the prime minister had to accept the resignation of her Brexit secretary, David Davis, and foreign secretary, Boris Johnson.

In his resignation letter, Davis wrote that he did not support the new agreed strategy and was following the collective responsibility convention in resigning.

Collective responsibility only concerns ministers in government serving within the cabinet. Dating back to the 18th century, it is a constitutional convention which holds that members of the cabinet should support all governmental decisions. While it’s a convention rather than a legal requirement, ministers are nonetheless expected to show a “united front” for all government actions and policies.

This article  by Stephen Clear, Lecturer in Law, School of Law, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 10 July 2018

The Revolt of Owain Glyndŵr In Our Time

Professor Huw Pryce will be among the guests on Radio 4’s In Our Time (31 January 2019 at 21:00), discussing the life and times of Owain Glyndŵr, the man who was behind the major revolt against England (1400-1412), and who took control of large areas of Wales until his defeat by Henry V. Remember to tune in!

Publication date: 31 January 2019

The Rhug Project

Publication date: 27 September 2017

The Rhug Project: Fully funded 3 year PhD Studentship

Publication date: 16 May 2017

The rise of the SPAC – Should we be worried?

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

The School and ‘Gwyn’s legacy’

A weekend of lectures and discussion are to be held at Bangor with the hope of capturing some of the diversity of the huge contribution made by the former head of the Welsh Department.

Publication date: 2 March 2018

The School of History at the National Eisteddfod

Staff and students from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology are getting ready for this year's Montgomeryshire and the Marches National Eisteddfod.

Publication date: 28 July 2015

The School of History at the National Eisteddfod!

Staff from the School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology will be contributing to the activities at the National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh [3-11 August 2013]…

Publication date: 5 August 2013

The School of History, Welsh History and Archaeology’s peer guides are thanked and awarded by the University

The School’s undergraduate peer guides were awarded certificates at a recent Peer Guide ceremony. Their skills and contribution to student life and student recruitment at the University were recognised. The School wishes to congratulate them and to thank them for all their hard work and achievements this year!

Publication date: 4 June 2013

The School of Welsh has a full week at the National Eisteddfod in Maldwyn

Staff from Bangor University’s School of Welsh are among the adjudicators for three of the main literary prizes at this year’s National Eisteddfod, Montgomeryshire and the Marches, being held 1-8 August, in the village of Meifod. Professor Jerry Hunter will be adjudicating the Prose Medal, Professor Angharad Price adjudicating the Daniel Owen Memorial Prize and Professor Gerwyn Wiliams will be adjudicating the Crown.

Publication date: 21 July 2015

The School of Welsh’s Residential Courses at the Urdd’s Glan-llyn Centre return for tenth year

Welsh First Language Courses (19-21 November 2018) and Second Language (21-23 November 2018)

Residential courses run in partnership with Bangor University’s School of Welsh and the Urdd’s Glan-llyn Outdoor Centre are well established among pupils and teachers. Now in their tenth year, they offer an annual opportunity for second language and first language students to come together for a packed agenda of discussions on the areas and issues that apply to their Welsh AS/A2 level courses.

Publication date: 30 October 2018

The School welcomes new Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion

The School is delighted to welcome Dr Toby Betenson to the faculty.

Publication date: 29 September 2015

The three P's and enhancing first year commercial awareness

In today's increasingly competitive workplace, legal professionals and regulatory bodies are placing increasing pressure on law graduates to be ‘commercially aware’. But what is commercial awareness? This question was the focus of a workshop delivered to first year law students last month.

Publication date: 19 January 2016

The Toddlers who took on Dementia

“The Toddlers who Took on Dementia” is a BBC Wales documentary that follows three days of planned activities which aimed to examine what happens when nursery children come together with people living with Dementia.

Publication date: 21 May 2018

The Ugly Foods Shop pop up success

‘The Ugly Foods Shop’ managed and run by Bangor University students for the last four weeks has been a great success.

Publication date: 30 March 2015

The Urdd Welsh learner of the year graduates

After three years of hard work, and of making the most of the opportunities available to her, a Bangor University student proudly graduates this week.

Publication date: 17 July 2017

The Welsh Language and Volunteering

Research by Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences and Wales Council for Voluntary Action has underlined how important it is to have a healthy voluntary sector that can meet the needs of a bilingual Wales. The research, conducted on behalf of the Welsh Language Commissioner, draws attention to the importance of attracting bilingual volunteers to offer activities and provide services to the public in Wales. The work has also highlighted potential areas of improvement on current provision and opportunities.

Publication date: 23 July 2014

'The working lives of judges in the criminal courts' - Professor Penny Darbyshire

‘The working lives of judges in the criminal courts’: a guest lecture by Professor Penny Darbyshire, Kingston Law School, Kingston University

Publication date: 26 January 2016

Third year students take to blogging

Third year undergraduates are being given the opportunity to present their work to a worldwide audience, thanks to a special assignment.

Publication date: 28 April 2014

“This is how we do it at Bangor!”

Christmas has come early for a first year Film Studies student after he won a HD GoPro camera for coming first in a Viral Video Competition run by the University’s Corporate Communications and Marketing Department.

Publication date: 20 December 2012

Thomas v Thomas: Battle of the Bards

Who would you consider to be Wales’ poetic heavyweight? As the world celebrates the centenary of Dylan’s birth this year, why is it that Wales’ other famous poet, R.S. Thomas, has been often forgotten?

Scholars and twin brothers Damian Walford Davies and Jason Walford Davies will go mano e mano to debate these questions, one making the case for Dylan Thomas and the other for R.S. Thomas, in this battle of two twentieth-century literary giants on S4C’s arts programme Pethe this week (Sunday 26 October 9pm).

Publication date: 22 October 2014

Thora Tenbrink "Cognitive Discourse Analysis" Tutorials and Courses

Thora Tenbrink will offer courses and tutorials related to her research method "Cognitive Discourse Analysis" at four occasions this summer.

Publication date: 27 May 2013

Thora Tenbrink on BBC Radio 4

Thora Tenbrink was on BBC Radio 4's 'The Digital Human' yesterday (25 April) talking about making digital navigation systems more human.

Publication date: 26 April 2016

Three lecturers recognised for enhancing teaching and learning

Three Bangor Business School lecturers have been recognised by Bangor University for their contribution to enhancing teaching and learning.

Publication date: 23 September 2016

Three receive funding to study doctorate degrees through Welsh

Three new Bangor University students are among the nine to receive funding from the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol to enable them to follow a doctorate degree through the medium of Welsh over the next few years. The three are among nine Scholarship winners announced and join another nine students at Bangor University, who are already studying under the scheme.

Publication date: 9 October 2015

Three receive Widening Access Busraries

Studies have got off to a great start for three postgraduate students at Bangor University as they’ve each been awarded a £5,000 Scholarship to support their studies.

Publication date: 19 October 2015

Three scholarships for a new course

For the next three years, a company providing office equipment to Bangor University will be awarding a students from the School of Welsh with a scholarship for a brand new degree course.

Publication date: 14 March 2018

Thursday's Eisteddfod Activities - Music takes centre stage

Bangor University’s School of Music takes charge of the activities at Bangor University’s stand on the Eisteddfod field every Thursday, and this year’s no exception, with a full day of musical activities and performances  to suit every age and taste.

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Tickling the ivories for McDonald's World Cup Campaign

A Lecturer in Composition at Bangor University is to be heard on the McDonald’s World Cup Web Advertising Campaign which has had over five million views on YouTube alone.

Publication date: 7 July 2014

Tony Conran (1931-2013)

With the passing of Tony Conran Wales has lost one of its major writers, and those of us who knew him over many years have lost a man who was both a dear friend and mentor.

Publication date: 22 January 2013

Top 10 in the UK for Social Policy

Bangor University has been ranked as 8th in the UK – and top in Wales – for Social Policy, according to the latest subject league tables published by the Complete University Guide.

Publication date: 5 May 2017

Top achieving undergraduates of 2016 honoured

Congratulations to all our students who graduated from the School of Social Sciences earlier this month.

This year’s graduation ceremony was followed by a reception for graduates and their families at John Pritchard Hall, where prizes were awarded to the highest achieving graduands.

Publication date: 25 July 2016

'Top Gun Academy' for Social Entrepreneurs in Wales - Bangor University launches learning network for businesses with a social conscience

The "best of the best" in the social enterprise world are about to get even better- Social entrepreneurs and social enterprises in Wales and Ireland are to benefit from greater professional support to help them develop this emerging and important business sector.

Publication date: 26 November 2012

Top of the class: Annabelle is recognised as one of the best law students in the UK

A second year Law student at Bangor University has reached the finals of a national competition to find the UK’s best law undergraduate.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

Top of the class: Mature student Bryn discovers hidden talents

A mature student from Anglesey who left school with just a handful of “poor GCSE results” has finished top of his class at Bangor University. 43-year-old Bryn Moore, who left school at 16, graduates this week with First Class Honours in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and the top marks in his year at the School of Social Sciences.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

Top postgraduate students of 2014 awarded

Some of the best performing postgraduate students of the year have been recognised in a special post-graduation ceremony.

Publication date: 18 July 2014

TOP students enjoy learning languages

During July a group of postgraduate students from the School of Modern Languages at Bangor University hosted sessions for schools participating in the Talent Opportunities Programme.

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Tory attack on Working Time Directive signals a post-Brexit race to the bottom

Pro-Brexit Conservative government ministers like Michael Gove are demanding the EU Working Time Directive be scrapped, according to reports. In a Sunday Times interview, foreign secretary Boris Johnson urged prime minister Theresa May to negotiate a Brexit trade deal enabling Britain to ditch EU laws, warning about being a “vassal state” of Brussels.

This article by Tony Dobbins, Professor of Employment Studies at Bangor Business School was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 20 December 2017

Tours of Bangor University’s art and ceramic collections

Guided tours of Bangor University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held February to April. The aim is to raise awareness of these important collections, with highlights including a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the University’s Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

Publication date: 5 February 2019

Tours of Bangor University’s art and ceramic collections accompanied by poetry

Guided tours of Bangor University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held in conjunction with English Literature at Bangor University this October and November. The aim is to raise awareness of these important collections, with highlights including a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the University’s Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

Publication date: 2 October 2018

Trading bells ring across the region as schools take part in a unique skills challenge

Students from across North Wales got the opportunity to experience the excitement and the adrenalin of dealing on a live trading floor thanks to a Bangor University initiative called Stock Market Challenge.

Publication date: 7 July 2011

TransForm - Telling new stories about body image

Bibliotherapy is the idea that we can use stories about other people to help us think differently and more positively about our own concerns. Bringing bibliotherapy into the 21st Century, this project explores how we might use digital fictions online story-games to support young women in developing frameworks for more positive thinking regarding their body
image.

Publication date: 28 June 2013

Travel Scholarship in the field of Intellectual Property Law

OpenJaw Technologies (OpenJaw), located in Dublin’s city centre, is offering a one-week internship in the field of Intellectual Property/Information Technology to a Bangor law student, to be taken in July this year.

Publication date: 27 March 2015

Trump stranger than fiction, says lecturer up for prestigious book award

As the United States gears up for another Presidential Election, a Bangor University Lecturer’s book on the mythology of American Presidents has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

Publication date: 25 February 2016

Trump's victory shows that people don't always vote for what is best for their wallet

One of the supposed attractions of a first-past-the-post electoral system is that political leaders have to embrace the centre ground to win. Donald Trump’s victory has turned that on its head – and with it the assumption that voters will make rational choices based on what is best for their own circumstances, and without regard for how others fare.

This article by Shanti P Chakravarty, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Bangor University Business School was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 15 November 2016

Tuesday's Eisteddfod activities

Pontio to Reveal First Welsh Language Production to be Staged at New Centre & Celebrating training Social workers in Welsh

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Two Bangor Music Staff Represented in Recent Ashgate Publication on Minimalist Music

Two members of staff from the School of Music have produced important chapters for The Ashgate Research Companion to Minimalist and Postminimalist Music, recently published by Ashgate Press. Tristian Evans’s ‘Analysing minimalist and postminimalist music: an overview of methodologies’ and Pwyll ap Siôn’s ‘Reference and quotation in minimalist and postminimalist music’ form two of the volume’s twenty-two chapters, which includes a foreword by famous American composer Steve Reich.

Publication date: 19 November 2013

Two firsts for School of Education as international students celebrate success

2012 ended on a high for the School of Education as two international students became the first students to complete their respective degrees.

Publication date: 8 February 2013

Two Lectures on Welsh history

Two very different periods of Welsh history come under the spotlight of two lectures at Bangor University on November 7 and 12th.

Publication date: 4 November 2014

Two new publications by Nancy Edwards

A new book Transforming Landscapes of Belief in the Early Medieval Insular World and Beyond,edited by Nancy Edwards (Bangor University), Máire Ní Mhaonaigh (University of Cambridge) and Roy Flechner (University College Dublin) has been published by Brepols.

Publication date: 18 January 2018

Two staff members of the School, short-listed for Student-Led Teaching Awards

We are pleased to announce that both Dr Farhaan Wali and Dr Lucy Huskinson have been shortlisted for the following Bangor University Student-Led Teaching Awards.

Dr Farhaan Wali: New Teacher of the Year

Dr Lucy Huskinson: Dissertation/Thesis Supervisor of the Year; Teacher of the Year.

Publication date: 16 April 2014

Two teams to represent Bangor at IBM Universities Business Challenge semi-finals

Two teams of Bangor Business School students have made it through to the semi-finals of the 2012 IBM Universities Business Challenge.

The IBM Universities Business Challenge is a prestigious and highly competitive contest in which undergraduates from universities throughout the UK participate in a series of realistic, simulated business scenarios.

Publication date: 20 January 2012

Two world-renowned documentary makers come to Bangor

Two world-renowned documentary makers will be amongst the speakers at the biannual Cyfrwng conference at Bangor University this week.

Publication date: 22 July 2014

UK-China Centre for Public Procurement Law Research

On July 1, 2014, Bangor University and CUPL, China's largest Law university, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation to launch a new joint procurement law research centre, the Centre for Public Procurement Law Studies. The Centre will engage in joint research into a field of major significance not just for UK-China relations, but also for the global economy, as China's public procurement market contemplates to what degree should they open up to foreign competition in the years to come.

Publication date: 8 August 2014

UK criminal justice is at breaking point after years of unstable leadership

The criminal justice system in England and Wales is failing victims and witnesses to such an extent that MPs say it is now “close to breaking point”. Years of budget cuts and changes have led to a justice system that is in meltdown.

With such a crisis at hand, one would expect some kind of “strong and stable” leadership from the UK government.

This article by Stephen Clear, Lecturer in LawBangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 14 February 2018

UK Human Rights Act is at risk of repeal – here's why it should be protected

There have long been attempts to “scrap” the Human Rights Act 1998, which incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) into UK law. But while none have gained traction to date, parliamentarians have recently raised concerns that the government could be wavering in its commitment to the act post-Brexit.

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

Publication date: 12 February 2019

UK's first 'popular' digital fiction writing competition launched

The first ever UK competition to find the best new examples of popular digital fiction has been launched by Sheffield Hallam University and Bangor University.

Publication date: 26 August 2016

Undergraduate Alex recognised for commitment to employability

Congratulations to third-year undergraduate Alex Wuergler, who has been awarded an Employability Excellence Award by Bangor University for her commitment to improving her employability prospects.

Publication date: 5 April 2017

Undergraduates are Poland-bound for Volunteer Engagement study programme

Six undergraduates from the School of Social Sciences will travel to Lodz, Poland in November, thanks to a EU-funded scheme.

Publication date: 22 October 2013

Undergraduates head to Nuremberg to attend special Erasmus programme

Six students from Bangor’s School of Social Sciences were able to attend a 10 day learning programme in Nuremberg, Germany, thanks to funding by the European Union’s Erasmus scheme.

Publication date: 4 December 2012

Undergraduate students visit London for study trip

Undergraduate students studying various Bangor Business School degrees have visited some of the key institutions of London during a field trip to the capital.

Publication date: 4 April 2013

Undergraduate student wins £15,000 scholarship to pursue Barrister training

Third year student Kate Longson has been awarded a prestigious scholarship worth £15,000 to pursue her ambition to become a Barrister.

LLB Law student Kate, who will embark on the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) at Manchester Metropolitan University in September, was awarded the £15,000 Lord Denning Scholarship by Lincoln’s Inn following a successful interview earlier this month.

Publication date: 29 March 2012

Unique PhD Sponsorship for Bangor Business School Student

Anahita Baregheh is one of 5 Bangor Business School students to be awarded a PhD this year, but hers is a PhD with an ‘innovative’ twist.

In a unique partnership with Bangor Business School, Anahita’s studies were sponsored by BIC Innovation, a Bangor-based business consultancy for whom she worked on a part-time basis during her third and final year of study.

Publication date: 3 June 2011

Universities must look at local employment markets when building their graduates' skills

Students are often reminded that a degree is “not enough”, and that they will also need “employability skills” – a complex combination of personal attributes, discipline-specific knowledge and generic talents – to succeed after university. They are encouraged while studying to develop skills such as problem solving, self-management and the ability to work as part of a team.

This article by Teresa Crew, Lecturer in Social Policy, School of History, Philosophy & Social Sciences is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 4 October 2018

Universities Week

Renowned actress and English and Drama graduate Frances Barber has fond memories of her time at Bangor.

Publication date: 19 September 2011

University conference set to explore the future of social services in Wales

A Bangor University conference will explore the implications of a historical new act set to transform social services’ provision in Wales.

Publication date: 23 June 2014

University Launches £3.2 million Project Set to Boost Economic Growth

Bangor University Law School has officially launched a £3.2 million project that is set to encourage economic growth in Wales and Ireland.

Part-funded by the EU’s Ireland/Wales Cross Border Programme, the Winning in Tendering project aims to transform smaller suppliers’ ability to win contracts and ensure home-grown organisations win a greater share of public sector business.

Publication date: 13 July 2011

University of Lodz visits the School

Two academics from the Faculty of Educational Sciences, University of Lodz, Poland recently visited the School of Social Sciences.

Publication date: 23 April 2018

University research showcased at event celebrating social sciences in society

Case studies from Bangor University are featured in a new publication which celebrates research undertaken by social science researchers in Wales. ‘Making the Case for the Social Sciences 10: Wales’ is published by the Academy of Social Sciences as part of its Campaign for Social Science.

The publication comprises 14 case studies of research carried out by Welsh institutions which have influenced national and international governments, as well as highlighting the benefits of social science research on public policy.

Publication date: 27 November 2015

University seeks International Student Ambassadors for 2013/14

The University is seeking to appoint a number of international students to the role of INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AMBASSADOR for the 2013/14 academic year.

Publication date: 23 May 2013

University staff to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro for charity

Two Bangor University employees are preparing for the trip of a lifetime in memory of a local boy killed in a road accident.

Emma Wynne-Hughes of Bangor Business School and Hazel Frost from the School of Psychology will climb Mount Kilimanjaro in aid of Hope House and the Darren Rhys Memorial Fund.

Publication date: 5 March 2012

University to stem decline of RE teachers

Bangor University is to contribute towards increasing the number of teachers available to teach Religious Education and improve the teaching materials available to both teachers and students.

Religious Education has been facing a crisis in recent years, with teachers feeling increasingly underqualified to teach an ever-changing syllabus at GCSE and A level, while recruitment of new graduates as subject teachers is failing to keep up with demand.

A new three-year project at the University’s School of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences will collate and develop new teaching materials for use by both teachers and students and encourage more current university students to become subject teachers.

Publication date: 7 November 2018

Unpublished Poems by R.S. Thomas come to light

A collection of previously unpublished poems by the major Welsh poet R.S. Thomas has just been published under the editorship of Professor Tony Brown (School of English Literature) and Professor Jason Walford Davies (School of Welsh), the Co-directors of the University’s  R.S. Thomas Research Centre, the major archive of the poet’s work.

Publication date: 3 November 2016

Unused £321m trapped on dormant Oyster cards – and time may be running out to get it back

It is 15 years since Transport for London (TfL) launched the Oyster card on London’s buses and tube trains, but Oyster hasn’t had a very happy birthday.

Instead of cake, candles and raised glasses, news broke that money trapped on dormant Oyster cards amounts to £321m, a princely sum that has effectively been loaned, interest-free from the public to TfL. This “mountain of cash” exists as credit on cards that haven’t been used for at least a year – either lost, damaged, abandoned, or stashed away.

This article by Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Professor of Business History and Bank Management, and Prachandra Shakya, PhD Candidate; both of Bangor Business School, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 17 July 2018

Upcoming Distinguished Guest Lecture - Dr Gillian Davies

Bangor Law School is delighted to announce a guest lecture by Dr Gillian Davies, a Barrister at Hogarth Chambers in London, on Thursday 24 November 2011.

Entitled “The European Patent Office (EPO) in the Global Patent System – European Patent Convention (EPC) Law and Practice”, Dr Davies’s lecture is intended to demonstrate how the EPC fits into the global patent system (Paris Convention, Patent Co-Operation Treaty, etc) as well as its relationship to domestic laws and the EU patent. The talk will be of particular interest to students currently studying or intending to study the ‘Intellectual Property Law’ module.

Publication date: 14 November 2011

USA Presidential Elections Outlook

Academics from Bangor Business School and Bangor Law School have written a series of articles on the forthcoming USA presidential elections. Click on a link to read the article in full.

Publication date: 11 October 2016

Using the social sciences to tackle poverty

Local sixth form students from Ysgol David Hughes, Ysgol Tryfan and Ysgol Friars attended a one-day conference at Bangor University on the 7th November to celebrate the Social Sciences and to discuss ideas for their Welsh Baccaulaureate assignments.

Publication date: 28 November 2016

Using Welsh within the community

As part of an evaluation of the Welsh Government’s Welsh Language Strategy, Dr Rhian Hodges and Dr Cynog Prys, of Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences conducted a research study into the opportunities to use Welsh in six communities in Wales. The Welsh Language was found to be in a fragile state within the communities studied: Cardigan, Aberystwyth, Bangor, Llanrwst, Porthmadog and Ammanford. Despite this, evidence of the use of Welsh was found in the communities, along with a desire to have more varied opportunities to use Welsh within daily life (i.e while shopping or receiving Public Services).

Publication date: 9 October 2015

US visit to research Kubrik- possibly the greatest post-war American Film Director

Dr Nathan Abrams, a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies at Bangor University’s School of Creative Studies & Media, has won a prestigious highly-competitive, and internationally-recognised Dorot Foundation Fellowship at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas, Austin.

Publication date: 19 June 2013

Veillance

Generative Exhibition

White Box, Pontio 24 February – 12 March 2017

Over the past two years, Dr Gillian Jein, (School of Modern Languages & Cultures) has been involved in conceiving
 and realizing ‘Veillance’ a generative artwork that creatively explores issues pertaining to surveillance and transparency in our use of the internet.

Publication date: 3 March 2017

Vice-Chancellor to host launch of Bangor Business School ‘Green Economy’ project

Monday, 17th October 2011 sees the launch of Bangor Business School’s GIFT (Green Innovation Future Technologies) project, an instrument to establish a cross border forum to help grow a sustainable “green economy” in the INTERREG regions of Wales and Ireland.

GIFT is a partnership between Bangor University, the Waterford Institute of Technology and University College Dublin. The project was established in response to the Operational Programme call for “more and better jobs”…”through greater linkages between the region’s higher education institutions and industry”. It aims to bring together and up skill Welsh and Irish businesses / social enterprises and the public sector. The project is funded by the Economic Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the INTERREG IVA programme.

Publication date: 13 October 2011

Vicky Chondrogianni at BUCLD in Boston

Dr. Vicky Chondrogianni (Bangor University) with Theo Marinis (University of Reading) will be presenting a poster entitled “Production of definite articles in English-speaking L2 children and children with SLI” at this year Boston University Conference on Language Development (BUCLD 37) on November 3, 2012.

Publication date: 20 November 2012

View ITN's report on Bangor Business School's ground-breaking Chartered Banker MBA qualification

The Chartered Banker MBA is a ground-breaking qualification that allows you to gain the dual award of a top MBA in Banking and Finance and the coveted ‘Chartered Banker’ status, awarded by the Chartered Banker Institute.

View ITN’s report on the Chartered Banker MBA…

Publication date: 22 January 2013

Visiting Scholar from the University of Helsinki to give lectures in the School

Dr Elizabeth Peterson from the University of Helsinki will be visiting the School from Tuesday 24th to Thursday 26th February.

Publication date: 23 February 2015

Visit of Professor Vera Trappmann to the School of Social Sciences on an Erasmus Teaching Exchange

Professor Vera Trappmann of Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany, will be visiting the School on an Erasmus Teaching Exchange during the week beginning 18 March.  She is a Professor of Sociology and European Societies and her comparative research deals with labour relations, welfare and corporate social responsibility in Western, Central and Eastern Europe.

Publication date: 14 March 2013

Visit of two Professors from partner institutions

The School of Social Sciences was recently visited by two professors from Erasmus partner institutions.

Publication date: 9 May 2013

Visitor from the House of Commons learns more about Bangor Research

On Friday 15 February Dr Rhinannon Williams, Wales Affairs Specialist for the House of Commons, visited Bangor University and addressed a packed audience of academics and researchers. Dr Williams’ role is to co-ordinate the collection and submission of evidence to the Welsh Affairs Select Committee.

Publication date: 6 March 2019

Voices of Women from The Mabinogi: a Welsh-American creative response

The medieval Welsh tales of the Mabinogi continue to fascinate students of literature in Wales and throughout the world. The extensive body of scholarship concerning the tales continues to grow and their ability to stimulate creative responses among poets and writers is also as strong as ever.

Publication date: 30 June 2017

Wales - buying its way to a strong economy

The recent announcement of a Wales Procurement Policy Statement by the Welsh Government in the run-up to the convening of the internationally prestigious Annual Procurement Week is sure to cause feathers to be ruffled among the public sector in Wales.

Publication date: 19 February 2013

Wales - buying its way to a strong economy

The recent announcement of a Wales Procurement Policy Statement by the Welsh Government in the run-up to the convening of the internationally prestigious Annual Procurement Week is sure to cause feathers to be ruffled among the public sector in Wales.

Publication date: 13 February 2013

WALES’ COUNTRY HOUSES SET TO OPEN THEIR DOORS THIS SEPTEMBER

Publication date: 5 September 2016

Wales, Europe and the World fair held at Bangor

Bangor University recently hosted the Routes into Languages - Wales, Europe and the World fair and exhibition to almost 160 pupils.

Publication date: 31 July 2012

Wales, Europe and the World fair held at Bangor

Bangor University recently hosted the Routes into Languages - Wales, Europe and the World fair and exhibition to nearly 150 pupils who have embarked, or are about to embark on Welsh Baccalaureate courses in schools in north Wales. The Wales, Europe and the World event aims was to help pupils find out more about working, studying and travelling in Europe and beyond, and learn how speaking another language can enable them to get the most out of the experience.

Publication date: 13 July 2013

Wales Labour Market Summit 2016 (WLMSII)

Dylan Williams, head of Regulatory and Economic Development at Isle of Anglesey County Council, was one of the speakers at the second Wales Labour Market Summit (WLMSII) - a free knowledge exchange event which took place at Bangor University recently. 

Mr Williams profiled the major transformational projects on the horizon for North Wales and Anglesey, and offered insights into how North Wales can take advantage of the supply chain opportunities offered by such developments.

Publication date: 21 September 2016

Wales’ Largest Social Science Conference

Wales’ largest social science conference is taking place at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium this week (30th June – 2ndJuly).

Publication date: 29 June 2015

Wales's tourism problem is down to a disconnect with its own people

Wales is a country bursting with ancient culture and beautiful landscapes. It is home to a vibrant people, who are intensely proud of their heritage. It sounds like the perfect place for many a traveller to visit – so why then, has it long struggled to attract foreign tourism?

This article by Euryn Rhys Roberts, Lecturer in Medieval and Welsh History, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 14 August 2018

Wales takes a lead in Researching Civil Society - Cardiff University based research institute receives £7 million for social science research

The Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods (WISERD), based at Cardiff University, has received major funding in excess of £7 million following a successful bid to the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Publication date: 3 April 2014

Want to Know More About Working in International Law?

Whether you are a Fresher or a Masters student, it’s never too early to start thinking about the next step of your legal career. Dr Suzannah Linton, recently appointed Professor of International Law at Bangor Law School, will this month be giving an insight into the sort of careers offered by the Public International Law and Human Rights Law sectors.

Publication date: 10 May 2011

Want to learn more about opportunities to study abroad?

Andrew Griffith, the University's International Officer, will be holding a general information session about studying abroad at the following times...

Publication date: 12 October 2012

War Veterans Aided by Nature films produced by student

Short wildlife films produced by second year student Osian Wiilliams have been snapped by up therapists at an American hospital treating soldiers suffering Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Publication date: 14 November 2011

Wednesday's Eisteddfod Activities - History, Music and a Reunion for former students and staff

The University Yesterday & Today; Bangor University Reunion &  Music: Our nation’s Third language?

Publication date: 2 August 2013

Welcome to our new member of staff, Dr. Thora Tenbrink

The School of Linguistics is pleased to announce the addition of a new member of staff. Dr. Thora Tenbrink, a specialist in cognitive linguistics, will join us in September 2012 and offer several modules in her area of expertise.

Publication date: 25 June 2012

Welcome to Professor Mike Hammond, Visiting Research Fellow for this semester

We are pleased to welcome Professor Mike Hammond as a Visiting Research Fellow for this semester.

Publication date: 12 October 2011

Welcoming Mr Justice Peter Charleton, Judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland

On Monday 8th February, Bangor Law School will have the pleasure and privilege of welcoming Mr Justice Peter Charleton, Judge of the Supreme Court of Ireland, for two guest lectures.

Publication date: 29 January 2016

Welsh Academic Travels to Poland

Dr Aled Llion Jones invited to lecture on aspects of medieval Welsh literature and to contribute to projects involving the translation of contemporary Welsh literature into Polish.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Welsh Academic Travels to Poland

Dr Aled Llion Jones, of the School of Welsh, will this week be travelling to universities in Poland, where he has been invited both to lecture on aspects of medieval Welsh literature and also to contribute to projects involving the translation of contemporary Welsh literature into Polish.

Publication date: 13 May 2012

Welsh advertising under the spotlight

A lecturer at the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University has won a grant to study professional advertising practice in Wales.

Publication date: 9 July 2014

Welsh booksellers turn to social media

Welsh bookseller’s attitudes to social networking will be the subject of a pioneering new research project at the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University.

Dr. Eben Muse, Deputy Head of the School, has received a grant from the Strategic Insight Program to work in partnership with the Welsh Books Council on the project over the coming months.

Publication date: 16 January 2014

Welsh children’s report to United Nations is a first

School pupils from three primary schools across north Wales (Beaumaris Primary School, Southdown Primary School, Buckley and Hiraddug Primary, Dyserth)  were invited by Bangor University’s Law School to formally launch their report "Lleisiau Bach Yn Galw Allan / Little Voices Shouting Out" (17th November). This is the first time the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child has received a report drawn up by 7-11, based on their own research.

Publication date: 17 November 2015

Welsh Chronicles Research Group – website launch

The Welsh Chronicles Research Group, a consortium of scholars and researchers studying the chronicles of medieval Wales, are pleased to announce the launch of their website, hosted by Bangor University.

Publication date: 28 October 2015

Welsh documentary network prepares for launch

A new network for Welsh documentary makers co-founded by a film lecturer at the School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University will launch this month.

Documentary Wales / Dogfen Cymru has been established by practitioners to act as a catalyst to support, stimulate, inspire and nurture documentary making in Wales.

The launch event will be held at the on the 8th of June at Sheffield Doc/Fest, the UK's largest international documentary festival.

Publication date: 4 June 2014

Welsh Food Banks on the increase

Wales now has 157 foodbanks which support people at risk of not being able to feed themselves and their families (data collected July 2015) compared to 16 in 1998.

These new statistics come from a research project by Bangor University Social Sciences PhD student David Beck.

Publication date: 14 March 2016

'Welsh in the Community' Discussion Panel

Innovative ideas to promote the use of Welsh in the community are to be shared at a ‘Welsh in the Community’ Discussion Panel on Wednesday 25th of October, 6.30-8pm, at Menter Iaith Bangor’s Popdy Centre, Lon Bopty, Bangor.

Experts who are involved in promoting Welsh in the community, both locally and nationally, will share some new ideas being used by community groups and businesses in Wales at the event.

Publication date: 18 October 2017

Welsh language media could hold the solution to Wales’s democratic deficit

This article by Ifan Morgan Jones Lecturer in Journalism, School of Creative Studies and Media was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 11 August 2017

Welsh Livery Company’s Travel Scholarships in the field of Intellectual Property Law

On 8th May 2014, Bangor Law School welcomed members of the Welsh Livery Company. The Master of the Livery Company, Mr Windsor Coles, and Mr Andrew Richards were here to award Professor Eric Sunderland Scholarships to two of the Law School’s PhD candidates.

Publication date: 15 May 2014

Welsh Medium Postgraduate Scholarship: Social Policy

The School of Social Sciences at Bangor University is offering a Welsh medium postgraduate scholarship in the field of Social Policy to start 1 October 2011. This scholarship is funded by Y Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.  Funding is available for up to five years, including three/four years as a doctorate research student and an additional year as a teaching fellow. The postgraduate scholarship will include the university’s tuition fees (the current rate for home/EU students is £3,466) and also a maintenance grant (the current rate is £13,590 a year). Applications are invited from prospective researchers with a background in social sciences and who have an interest in health policy in Wales since devolution. The successful candidate will also need to undertake some Welsh medium teaching in the School of Social Sciences as one of the scholarship’s conditions. The final year of the scholarship will be considered a fellowship year when the teaching commitments will increase.

Publication date: 31 August 2011

Welsh Minister of Education & Skills visits Bangor University

The Welsh Minister for Education and Skills, Huw Lewis AM, visited Bangor University today. Mr Lewis visited both the ‘North and Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education’ based at the School of Education and the School of Psychology’s ‘Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice’ (CMRP).

Publication date: 4 June 2015

‘Welsh opera’s reward’

Nationwide performances of the newly commissioned Welsh language opera, Wythnos yng Nghymru Fydd (Gareth Glyn, composer and Mererid Hopwood, librettist) by OPRA Cymru were duly rewarded during this year’s Wales Theatre Awards (2018) ceremony held in Newport recently. Following a pan-Wales tour in November 2017, to capacity audiences and rave reviews, the company (OPRA Cymru) received ‘The Best Welsh Language Production’ award (2018) for the outstanding quality of its work.   

Publication date: 2 February 2018

‘Welsh out of School? Factors Influencing School Pupils’ Social Use of Welsh and Implications for Other Minority Languages – Some Initial Findings’ - Siôn Aled Owen

‘Welsh out of School? Factors Influencing School Pupils’ Social Use of Welsh and Implications for Other Minority Languages – Some Initial Findings’: a guest lecture by Siôn Aled Owen, School of Education

Publication date: 12 April 2016

Welsh Professor reaches Wales Book of the Year shortlist

A volume of poetry written by a Bangor University Welsh Professor has been shortlisted for a 2018 Wales Book of the Year award in the Welsh-language Poetry category.

Publication date: 11 May 2018

Welsh Professor visits Ohio to celebrate the fourth-hundred anniversary of the publication of the English King James Bible

Professor Peredur Lynch, of the School of Welsh, has been invited to participate in a prestigious series of lectures at Ohio State University in celebration of the fourth-hundred anniversary of the publication of the King James Bible in 1611.

Publication date: 13 August 2012

Welsh Professor wins people’s choice Award

A volume of poetry written by a Bangor University Welsh Professor has won the golwg 360 Barn y Bobl prize (Welsh people’s choice award) at the glittering 2018 Wales Book of the Year Awards.

Caeth a Rhydd by Peredur Lynch, Professor in Welsh had been shortlisted in the Welsh language Poetry category. Professor Peredur Lynch completed his first poetry volume while on a sabbatical at Harvard University’s Department of Celtic Languages and Literatures.

Publication date: 27 June 2018

Welsh schools teach pupils to be bilingual, not restrict their education

Being a Welsh-English bilingual isn’t easy. For one thing, you hear that encouraging others to learn your language is detrimental both to their education and wellbeing. For another, to speak a minority language such as Welsh you need to constantly make the effort to be exposed to it and maintain your bilingualism.

This article by Peredur Webb-Davies, Senior Lecturer in Welsh LinguisticsBangor University  was originally published on The Conversation.


Publication date: 23 June 2017

‘Welsh Women’s response to the First World War’.

This year Elin Jones, AM, Llywydd of the National Assembly for Wales will be welcoming Dr Dinah Evans to deliver the National Assembly for Wales Remembrance Lecture  on the subject of ‘Welsh Women’s response to the First World War’. This will be followed by a Q&A chaired by Dr Elin Royles and a short reception when there’ll be an opportunity to view exhibitions in the Oriel.

Publication date: 2 November 2018

Welsh women win award for achievements in social enterprise

Victoria Burrows, Sandy Ackers, Annie Donavan and Alison Hill have won the prestigious Network She Women in Education Award 2014.  They are among the first students to complete a Masters in Social Enterprise while excelling at their demanding jobs.

Publication date: 18 August 2014

Wendy Ashurst receives Fellowship in recognition of teaching excellence

Congratulations to Wendy Ashurst, Lecturer in Accounting, who has been awarded a Teaching Fellowship by Bangor University in recognition of her excellence in teaching.

A qualified Chartered Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in accounting practice and education, Wendy joined Bangor Business School in 2008. Since then, she has made a significant contribution to accounting programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Publication date: 16 July 2015

We need to make digital navigation tools more human – here's how

This article by Thora TenbrinkSenior Lecturer in Cognitive Linguistics, School of Linguistics & English Language was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Imagine you’re in a city you don’t know, and need to find the way to the train station. You ask a stranger in the street, and she answers: “Walk east for 144ft, turn right towards the main road for 26ft, continue straight onto main road for 377ft. Your destination will be on the left.” You would probably think she sounded robotic – more like a digital route-finding system than a human being. And you’d be right.

Publication date: 15 December 2015

We need your Welsh!

Work to capture everyday words and phrases used by Welsh speakers is about to get underway with the launch of a specially designed app.

Welsh speakers from all walks of life will be able to record their conversations to form part of the Corpws Cenedlaethol Cymraeg Cyfoes (CorCenCC) project...

Publication date: 15 February 2017

West Wales is Buzzing with Super Speedy Spellers

Ninety Year 7 pupils from 30 schools came together recently to compete in the seventh annual national final of the Routes into Languages Spelling Bee Competition, held at Aberystwyth University. Pupils from all over Wales, representing all  the regions involved in Routes into Languages, came together to compete for one of four Routes into Languages Cymru National Spelling Bee Champion 2017 titles, in either French, German, Spanish or Welsh 2nd Language.

Publication date: 24 July 2017

What are contested languages?

We’ve heard of minority languages, indeed, Welsh is a minority language, but is recognised and supported as such, and there are lists of endangered languages, but there’s another category:   contested languages. These are languages which are sufficiently linguistically different from the main language of the country where they are spoken, to be categorised as separate languages, but have not gained official language status, often being classified as dialects. Most contested languages are also endangered languages, and they are as such listed in the UNESCO Atlas of endangered languages, published in 2010.

Publication date: 6 September 2013

What does Citizenship mean in Europe?

In an exciting collaboration between Bangor University Law School and the European School of Law (based at Toulouse University), a PhD Workshop on the broad theme of “Citizenship” will take place in Bangor on Thursday/Friday, 3rd and 4th May 2018. This year’s workshop builds on European School of Law PhD workshops held in Toulouse in 2016 and Barcelona in 2017. 

Publication date: 13 April 2018

What is happening at the Bar? A myth-busting talk by the Director General of the Bar Standards Board

Next Tuesday (10 March 2015), the Director of the Bar Standards Board, Dr Vanessa Davies, will give a talk entitled ‘What is happening at the Bar? A myth-busting talk by the Director General of the Bar Standards Board, the regulatory body for barristers in England and Wales’.

Publication date: 3 March 2015

What language tells us about changing attitudes to extremism

The words “extreme”,“extremist” and “extremism” carry so many connotations these days – far more than a basic dictionary definition could ever cover. Most would agree that Islamic State, the London Bridge and Manchester Arena attackers, as well as certain “hate preachers” are extremists. But what about Darren Osbourne who attacked the Finsbury Park Mosque? Or Thomas Mairwho murdered Labour MP Jo Cox? Or even certain media outlets and public figures who thrive on stirring up hatred between people? Their acts are hateful and ideologically-driven, but calls for them to be described in the same terms as Islamic extremists are more open to debate.

This article by Josie Ryan, PhD Researcher,  at the School of Linguistics & English Language, Bangor Universitywas originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 1 September 2017

What prevents us from standing for the Assembly?

Researchers in Bangor University's College of Business, Law, Education and Social Sciences have been awarded a prestigious research contract by the National Assembly for Wales’ Independent Remuneration Board to identify and research barriers that may inhibit persons from otherwise putting their names forward for election to the Assembly.

Publication date: 5 June 2014

What skills are lawyers looking for in Law students?

Law students have received a first-hand insight into the skills needed to enter the legal profession, thanks to two trainee solicitors.

Publication date: 18 January 2016

What Theresa May could learn from Ted Heath about how to respond to a humanitarian crisis

In the first seven months of 2016 more than 3,000 people died seeking asylum in Europe and refugees are still seeking sanctuary from war-torn countries such as Libya, Syria and Iraq.

This article by Peter Shapely, Reader and Head of History, Welsh History and Archaeology, Bangor University and Marc David Collinson, PhD researcher in History Bangor University appears in The Conversation, read the original article.

Publication date: 4 October 2016

What you see is what you get? Bangor academics to research impression management by business organisations

‘Impression management’, or how organisations control the way how they are perceived by the public, will be the focus of cutting-edge research undertaken by a new centre at Bangor University.

Publication date: 27 March 2012

When did the people of Wales become Welsh?

It’s Rugby World Cup season, which means that expressions of Welsh identity are broadcast on the big screen for the world to see. But, amidst the singing of the anthem, the dragons and the daffodils, do you ever wonder when people began to consider themselves as Welsh, and their country Wales?

Most historians agree that a sense of Welsh identity was in existence by the twelfth century, but we don’t yet know when exactly this developed and why. Medieval historian Dr Rebecca Thomas thinks that suggestions of a Welsh identity can be found as early as the ninth century.

Publication date: 11 October 2019

When languages die, we lose a part of who we are

This article by Anouschka Foltz, Lecturer in Psycholinguistics, at the School of Lingusitics & English Language was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.


The 2015 Paris Climate Conference (COP21) is in full gear and climate change is again on everyone’s mind. It conjures up images of melting glaciers, rising sea levels, droughts, flooding, threatened habitats, endangered species, and displaced people. We know it threatens biodiversity, but what about linguistic diversity?

Publication date: 9 December 2015

Where did the idea of a cashless society come from?

The concept of a "cashless society" is now getting increased attention as countries such as Sweden try to move away from bills and coins whereas in the UK there has been a failed attempt by banks to do without paper cheques. In a Bangor Business School Working Paper, Bernardo Bátiz-Lazo of the Business School, along with Thomas Haigh of the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; The Haigh Group and David Stearns, of Seattle Pacific University document that the ‘cashless’ idea actually originated first in the world of business and only later moved into the realm of fiction.

Publication date: 2 April 2012

Where did Welsh advertisements go?

Decades ago brands such as Guinness, Ovaltine and Marks & Spencer created unique monolingual Welsh advertisements to be placed in magazines and Welsh newspapers. Today they are not advertising even bilingually in Wales. Moreover, there is a dearth of research into bilingual advertising in the Welsh context. It could be argued that in this technological age, it is easier than ever to advertise in Welsh, or bilingually, but there are not many examples.

Publication date: 17 June 2019

Why does the growth of food banks matter?

This article by Dave Beck, PhD Researcher at the School of Social Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

In the last 50 years, we have observed a number of subtle, yet substantial revolutions in the way we approach our choices over food. One of the earliest revolutions saw us shift from shopping little and often with local producers – and investing in the local economy – to being swayed by the “stack ‘em high, sell 'em cheap” rhetoric, sold by supermarkets and the international economy.

Publication date: 19 April 2016

Why EU rules risk making Italy's banking crisis a whole lot worse

This article by Philip Molyneux, Professor of Banking and Finance, Bangor University Business School was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article

In the wake of the Italian constitutional referendum, the country’s banking crisis is going from bad to worse. The European Central Bank (ECB)‘s decision to refuse an extension to Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena to raise €5 billion (£4.2 billion) has left the country’s third-largest bank facing a government bailout that looks likely to inflict severe pain on many ordinary Italian savers.

As if that were not enough, Italy’s biggest bank, UniCredit, announced a restructuring plan that requires a capital raising of €13 billion in the first three months of next year. Given the torrid time Monte dei Paschi has had trying to find sufficient private backing, will UniCredit need help from the Italian taxpayer, too?

Publication date: 15 December 2016

Why football may still be coming home…to France

When England hosted the 1996 European Championships, a song by Frank Skinner, David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds inspired the popular chant: “football’s coming home”. Ahead of England’s World Cup semi-final defeat by Croatia, many fans were again talking about football coming home. But were they right to do so? After all, there is a chance that football will still be coming home – despite England’s elimination.

This article, written by Dr Jonathan Ervine, Senior Lecturer at the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, was originally published on