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£4m boost for 5G research in Wales

Wales is set to become a global leader in 5G technology following the announcement of a new Digital Centre of Excellence, supported by nearly £4m EU funds.

The Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Centre of Excellence at Bangor University will provide highly specialised research into digital communication systems like mobile phones, WiFi hubs and modern manufacturing lines. Improvements in DSP are a cost-effective way of speeding up networks, dramatically improving the way that mobile phones, devices and network architecture work.

Publication date: 17 October 2019

Researchers invent device that generates light from the cold night sky – here's what it means for millions living off grid

More than 1.7 billion people worldwide still don’t have a reliable electricity connection. For many of them, solar power is their potential energy saviour – at least when the sun is shining.

This article y Jeff Kettle, ‎Lecturer in Electronic Engineering,is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 16 October 2019

Airbus, Bangor University and Grŵp Llandrillo Menai start new skills partnership

Three Degree Apprentices at Airbus started the new Applied Data Science programme with Bangor University and delivery partner, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai (GLlM) recently.

Publication date: 14 October 2019

Dr. Simon Middleburgh gives a seminar on Nuclear Futures at Bangor University

On the 2nd October 2019 Dr Simon Middleburgh (Bangor University) gave a research seminar on the Nuclear Futures Bangor research group and the growth and need for low CO2 nuclear power in Wales and the UK. The group has rapidly grown since its inception in early 2018, established with funding from the Welsh Government’s Sêr Cymru programme and industry funding focused on developing safe next generation nuclear power (including nuclear fusion). The group has a core set of materials scientists/engineers and physicists focusing on modelling and experiments targeted at solving significant challenges within the nuclear industry.

Publication date: 7 October 2019

Bangor University Open Days to empower the next generation of scientists

The College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering at Bangor University is aiming to set the record straight on the so-called ‘snowflake’ generation by putting out a call for students determined to make a difference to the world’s problems.

A recent survey* revealed 85% of young people, far from being the over-sensitive souls portrayed in the media, feel empowered to tackle issues like global warming, rising sea levels and widespread pollution.

Publication date: 4 October 2019

Envision supporting inter-disciplinary research via summer internships for undergraduates

As part of the Envision Doctoral training partnership funded by the Natural Environment Research Council, two paid research experience placements were offered to Electronic Engineering undergraduates over the summer to apply their engineering knowledge by working alongside environmental scientists in Bangor University. The placements were awarded to Ashley Beynon and Cai Williams.

Publication date: 2 October 2019

First students start at the UKRI Centre for Doctoral Training in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning & Advanced Computing

We welcome the first students onto the UKRI funded Centre for Doctorial Training (CDT) in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Advanced Computing. The UK Research and Innovation funded Centre is a collaboration between Swansea, Cardiff, Aberystwyth, Bristol and Bangor Universities.

Publication date: 2 October 2019