News: October 2019

Bangor University goes 100% renewable

Bangor University has announced that 100% of its electricity is now supplied from guaranteed renewable sources.

Publication date: 31 October 2019

‘Climate change: hope from despair?’ – public lecture at Bangor University by prominent scientist

Climate change will be the focus of a public lecture at Bangor University on Wednesday, 20 November.  The speaker is Kevin Anderson, Professor of Energy and Climate Change at the University of Manchester.  The lecture will take place at 5.30pm in the Eric Sunderland Lecture Theatre of the Main Arts Building.  Admission is free, and no tickets are required.

Publication date: 29 October 2019

Time Travel, History and Fun – It’s all here at the Brambell Natural History Museum

If you’re looking for a spot of time travel and historical adventure, Brambell Natural History Museum, Bangor University has it covered this October Half Term as part of Welsh Museums Festival (26 October to 3 November).

Brambell Natural History Museum, Bangor University will be open on Saturday, 2nd November 11-1 as part of the Festival.  

Publication date: 24 October 2019

M-SParc goes ‘on tour’

M-SParc, a Bangor University owned Science Park, was established to create well paid careers in the region, in the science and technology sectors.  The sort of careers you don’t expect to find in Anglesey, Gwynedd and Conwy, paying well and offering opportunities to develop. A year and a half since opening its doors, the company has progressed so much, they’re going on tour!

Publication date: 21 October 2019

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

Bangor University unveil new 3G pitch at Treborth

A new state-of-the-art 3G pitch built to replace two grass sites that were often waterlogged was opened recently (16 October) in the presence of Bangor University staff, Athletic Union clubs and representatives of local teams and national bodies.

Publication date: 17 October 2019

Celebrating staff and student success on Shwmae Su’mae Day 2019

With Shwmae Su’mae Day now an annual celebration in numerous institutions across Wales, members of University staff who have been following Welsh language courses received certificates for their efforts today (October 15).

Shwmae Su’mae Day aims to promote the use of Welsh by encouraging everyone to start a conversation with a greeting in the language. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the numerous achievements of our staff and students who have either actively learned the language or increased their proficiency in Welsh.

Publication date: 15 October 2019