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Bangor University Academics Honoured by Welsh Academy

Three Bangor University academics are among the new entrants to the Learned Society of Wales’ Fellowship.

They join 40 other new Fellows, all of whom share a link with Wales, its universities or intellectual life and are drawn from all specialisms.

Publication date: 29 April 2020

‘Life as an Attorney General of British Antarctica’

Publication date: 17 March 2020

Commemorating 70 Years since the Bethesda Bomber Tragedy

In the early hours of 15 March 1950 an Avro Lincoln bomber from RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire crashed above Bethesda. None of the crew, aged between 22 and 32, survived.

In this, the 80th year since the Battle of Britain, Dr Hazel Pierce, Associate Member of the Stephen Colclough Centre for the History and Culture of the Book at Bangor University, has looked into this accident to remember the six men who lost their lives and to recognise the efforts of local people who helped in the rescue attempt that night.

Publication date: 13 March 2020

Tours of Bangor University’s art and ceramic collections

Guided tours of Bangor University’s Art and Ceramic Collections will be held February to April 2020. The aim is to raise awareness of these important collections, with highlights including a mural by Edward Povey in Powis Hall, art and ceramics in the University’s Council Chamber Corridor and a chance to see and learn about works of arts by other renowned artists such as Kyffin Williams, Brenda Chamberlain, Peter Prendergast and Frederick William Hayes.

Publication date: 11 February 2020

Women in Publishing: a one-day symposium

Women in Publishing. On 15 February 2020, Bangor University will host influential women from across the publishing world for a one-day symposium.  

Publication date: 10 February 2020