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Bringing Bangor’s buzz to the Bay

Again this year, staff from Bangor University are contributing their expertise to a number of  core and fringe events at this year’s National Eisteddfod, which is being held in Cardiff between 30-11 August.

Publication date: 3 August 2018

Older people helping to grow the Welsh economy

With more people living and working in Wales past the age of 65 years, the contribution that they make to the Welsh economy is growing.

So say health economists from the Centre for Health Economics and Medicines Evaluation (CHEME) at Bangor University in their report Living well for longer: The economic argument for investing in the health and wellbeing of older people in Wales launched today (30 July 2018).

Publication date: 30 July 2018

Graduation Profile: Jiri Benacek – BSc Psychology with Neuropsychology

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Smashing down the hurdles – Libby graduates with a first-class Sport & Exercise Psychology degree

Libby Steele, 21, from Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire graduates with a first-class BSc Sport and Exercise Psychology degree this week after playing a key role in developing a new starting system for deaf athletes.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Hitting the peaks and finding a cause – Search & Rescue member Harriet graduates from Bangor University

Bangor University’s unrivalled location, between the mountains and the sea, has undoubtedly allured many of its students to explore its beautiful, rugged and wild terrain. One student however, has taken her love of the outdoors to the next level by qualifying as a Lowland Rescue Search Technician during her last year of study.

Publication date: 18 July 2018

Five brain-boosting reasons to take up martial arts – at any age

This article by Ashleigh Johnstone, PhD researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience at the School of Psychology was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

We are all aware that exercise generally has many benefits, such as improving physical fitness and strength. But what do we know about the effects of specific types of exercise? Researchers have already shown that jogging can increase life expectancy, for example, while yoga makes us happy. However, there is one activity that goes beyond enhancing physical and mental health – martial arts can boost your brain’s cognition too.

Publication date: 8 May 2018

Commonwealth weightlifter awarded Llew Rees Memorial Prize

Bangor University has awarded its annual highest sporting award, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to a Team Wales, Commonwealth Games weightlifter.

Publication date: 8 May 2018