News: May 2021
In light of the stark figures which reveal 30M people are planning to hit the UK coast this summer, the RNLI in Wales is taking steps to ensure their safety.
Publication date: 28 May 2021
The natural world faces unprecedented threat. Recent work highlights how academics from different disciplines working more closely together could make all the difference.
Publication date: 21 May 2021
Bangor University research has contributed to the world premiere of a television programme, World’s Greatest Shipwrecks- Assassins of the deep, to be broadcast on More 4 Monday 17 May at 9pm.
Publication date: 18 May 2021
The Eurographics 2021 (EG2021) conference is the 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Computer Graphics, and took place between 3-7th May, 2021. 1072 people attended the virtual event which was organized by the Research Unit of Computer Graphics at TU Wien. The Eurographics conference is one of the largest conferences for the computer graphics community.
Publication date: 11 May 2021
Mammals see with their eyes, hear with their ears and smell with their nose. But which sense or organ allows them to orient themselves on their migrations, which sometimes go far beyond their local foraging areas and therefore require an extended ability to navigate? Scientific experiments led by the Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (Leibniz-IZW), published together with Prof. Richard A. Holland (Bangor University, UK) and Dr. Gunārs Pētersons (Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies) now show that the cornea of the eyes is the location of such an important sense in migrating bats. If the cornea is anaesthetised, the otherwise reliable sense of orientation is disturbed while light detection remains unimpaired. The
Publication date: 7 May 2021