News: April 2020
Publication date: 29 April 2020
A Bangor University student who has won a globally competed Rowing Scholarship to study in the USA is also to be awarded the University’s main sporting Awards.
Publication date: 27 April 2020
Bangor University’s primatologists eagerly await the launch of a landmark series by the BBC, which they will live-tweet from their homes during the ongoing lockdown.
The new wildlife programmes have been filmed over 2 years by the BBC Natural History Unit and aim to cast a fresh light on the lives of our closest living relatives from around the world, as well as on the conservation challenges they face.
To celebrate this new series and share their passion for primates, three primatologists from Bangor University will be live-tweeting the series as it goes out on BBC One over the next three weeks.
Publication date: 23 April 2020
Most mammal fossils are visually unimpressive: a handful of teeth here and a fragment of bone there. Some are not even enough to identify the species they belonged to. But even a tiny fossil found in the right place can raise some really exciting questions about evolution.
This article by Vivien Shaw, School of Medical Sciences and Isabelle Catherine Winder, School of Natural Sciences, is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.
Publication date: 16 April 2020
Scientists at Bangor University are joining the global fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of leading academics are to pool their expertise to develop new ways of mass-monitoring levels of SARS-Cov-2, the virus which causes the newly named COVID-19 illness.
Publication date: 3 April 2020
Despite the nation-wide lockdown students at Bangor University still managed to go on a fieldtrip around Anglesey recently.
No rules on social distancing were broken though as the fieldtrip was held virtually as part of the university’s move to online teaching during the Coronavirus situation.
The ‘virtual fieldtrip’ was part of a third year module in the School of Natural Sciences, organised by Senior Lecturer, Dr Christian Dunn.
Publication date: 2 April 2020