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News: October 2016

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

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

Cutting-edge Bangor University Spin-Out company opened by Minister

Julie James, Minister for Skills and Science officially opened Suprex, a cutting-edge technology company and joint venture between Bangor University and Phytovation Ltd recently (Monday 10th October).

Publication date: 11 October 2016

Ffordd Pawb/ Coherent Connections- an innovative project comes to Bangor

Psychology students at Bangor University are getting involved in an innovative international project which could provide creative new solutions for complex modern problems faced in Bangor, as well as by other communities.

Publication date: 11 October 2016

Successful Jobs Fair

A very successful Jobs Fair was held in PJ Hall at Bangor University recently(28/09/16). There were over 45 stalls with representatives present from graduate employers, local companies and voluntary organizations.

Publication date: 11 October 2016

Creating dementia supportive communities in North Wales

People living with dementia, their family and carers are being invited to join with professionals who support people with dementia in the health service, commercial and third sectors and with experts researching the condition, in a new network of groups across North Wales. The newly established groups intended to provide support, information and an opportunity to share information and experience.

Publication date: 4 October 2016

First North Wales Welsh Baccalaureate Conference

Around 90 school teachers attended the first ever North Wales Welsh Baccalaureate Conference organised by Bangor University recently.

The event, held in the University’s Pontio building, focussed on the individual project component of the revised Welsh Baccalaureate qualification, which all schools and colleges in Wales have to deliver as part of their curriculum.

Publication date: 4 October 2016

Leading dance theatre company balletLORENT makes their first visit to Wales with new fairytale production Snow White at Pontio

balletLORENT are making their first visit to Wales this November, bringing their latest dance theatre fairytale production, Snow White, to Theatr Bryn Terfel in Pontio, Bangor’s new Arts and Innovation Centre, on 11th-12th November.

balletLORENT’s 11 professional dancers will be joined by a cast of 12 local children, aged 6-9 years old.

Publication date: 2 October 2016