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The Rt. Hon Jack Straw: Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Labour’s Fatal Attraction

The Rt. Hon Jack Straw visits Bangor University on Tuesday 18 February at 6.00 to deliver a Public Lecture.

The Rt Hon Jack Straw’s lecture titled: Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Labour’s Fatal Attraction is open to the public at no charge. Tickets are limited, but available to book through Pontio’s website or Box Office (01248 382828).

Publication date: 13 February 2020

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 2020. 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: 11 February 2020

Women in Publishing: a one-day symposium

Women in Publishing. On 15 February 2020, Bangor University will host influential women from across the publishing world for a one-day symposium.  

Publication date: 10 February 2020

Peer support helping to magnify the wellbeing benefits of outdoor activities

With North Wales being described as the ‘Adventure Capital of Europe’ and this year being promoted as #yearofoutdoors, we are all being encouraged to celebrate our mountains, coast and countryside and to immerse ourselves in the nation’s natural beauty and reap the benefits to our wellbeing. 

A new and exciting study from Bangor is examining whether the wellbeing benefits can be increased for certain individuals when they are supported by people facing similar challenges, or ‘peers’.

Publication date: 30 January 2020

Highlighting Cancer research at Bangor University

An event at Bangor University marks World Cancer Day on 4 February 2020.

A free event at Pontio Lecture Room 2, between 6.00 and 8.15 pm highlighting the cancer research being undertaken at Bangor University marks the 20th anniversary of World Cancer Day.  There will be a number of short talks from oncologists and university researchers followed by a question and answer session.

Publication date: 30 January 2020