Despite being a medical doctor, Dr Saleyha Ahsan found it difficult to get medical staff treating her mother to take her concerns seriously, as she will reveal at a Conference on Medical Safety and Patient Participation taking place online with a global roster of speakers on 21 May 2021.
Publication date: 8 April 2021
With vaccines in full flow and schools now reopening, researchers at Bangor University have been investigating the effects of COVID-19 school closures on learners, teachers and families.
Publication date: 23 March 2021
Bangor to focus on health and wellbeing in phase II of CALIN, a project supporting innovation in life science across Wales and Ireland
Life science experts at Bangor University’s College of Human Sciences are to play a key role in plans to forge even closer links between Wales and Ireland through the CALIN project.
Publication date: 18 March 2021
During the first pandemic lockdowns at the start of 2020, social media was flooded with pictures of homemade banana bread as people turned to baking in lieu of socialising. Now with many places reintroducing or anticipating further restrictions as COVID-19 case numbers rise again, there’s a good chance we could see a revival of the home baking trend.
Publication date: 17 March 2021
Seren Evans is a PhD researcher at Bangor University, and is researching the impact of injury risk within Rugby Union funded by the Coleg Cymraeg.
Publication date: 10 March 2021
A Bangor University student has built on her love of public speaking to launch a business which helps children to develop confidence skills from a young age.
Olaitan Olawande, who is completing her Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis, set up Practice What You Speak, to provide public speaking workshops to young people across the UK. The workshops are targeted at three age ranges, 7-11 years, 12-17 years and ages 18-24, with Olaitan having already run workshops for over 30 young people.
Publication date: 9 March 2021
Bangor joins other research led universities in contributing to the Physiological Society Knowledge Exchange report.
Physiology is one of the 3 core disciplines within Sport and Exercise Science and Bangor University staff are helping to lead the way in the knowledge exchange (KE) of this area.
Publication date: 5 March 2021
The Global Research Expedition on Altitude Related Chronic Health (Global REACH) is an exciting international collaboration of researchers from Europe and the Americas whose common goal is to advance understanding of human adaptation to high altitude.
Publication date: 15 January 2021
Teams from two North Wales schools working with the School of Medical Sciences have won national awards whilst taking part in STEM Cymru’s EESW Project.
Publication date: 8 January 2021
Exercise has many health benefits but, surprisingly, only a small minority is really physically active to an appropriate level.
Publication date: 23 July 2020
After finishing the third year of her bachelor’s degree in Sport and Exercise Psychology Katarina Kylisova, who came to Bangor from the Czech Republic decided to participate in Erasmus+ International Exchange internship programme available at Bangor University and further broaden her horizons.
Publication date: 10 July 2020
The brain is a hungry organ. To fuel brain activity, brain blood flow increases to provide oxygen and nutrients. This matching of blood flow to brain activity is called ‘neurovascular coupling’ and is assumed essential to maintain brain function.
Publication date: 3 July 2020