University News: April 2011

NOVELS written by two lecturers in the School of Welsh have been selected for the long list of the Book of the Year 2011 competition

NOVELS written by two lecturers in the School of Welsh have been selected for the long list of the Book of the Year 2011 competition.

The ten Welsh language books on the long list this year include Caersaint, the popular humorous novel by Angharad Price, and Gwenddydd, which won the Prose Medal at last year’s National Eisteddfod for Jerry Hunter.

Publication date: 19 April 2011

Bangor University’s innovative course to develop business focused creativity

Be inspired, creative, sustainable, solvent and convincing:

Bangor University has cut through traditional academic boundaries to bring students from different subjects together to compete in  multi-disciplinary teams for an 'Enterprise by Design' challenge with a winning prize of £2,500.

Publication date: 18 April 2011

Welsh Assembly Government Invite Lecturer to address Communicators Network

Journalism lecturer Dr Llion Iwan was invited by WAG to address a meeting of public service communicators in Wales.

Publication date: 13 April 2011

Schools benefit from Science Visits

School pupils from Gwynedd and Anglesey took part in exciting experiments, challenges and demonstrations – with some even getting their hands dirty at Henfaes farm - during visits to the University as part of Bangor Science Festival.

Publication date: 12 April 2011

University researchers seek patients’ views on medicines

The views of people in Wales who are currently being prescribed tablets for high blood pressure are being sought by researchers at Bangor University, as part of a Europe-wide research project.

Publication date: 8 April 2011

Bangor Students strike a pose!

Bangor University has brought together students from across the world to star in one of its key publications, the 2012 University prospectus.  The prospectus which is hot off the press is already being handed out to prospective students in Higher Education Fairs throughout the UK and overseas.

Publication date: 5 April 2011

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol invests in Bangor’s expertise

Bangor University has welcomed the news that the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol (the new national institution for the development of Welsh medium education and scholarship at universities in Wales) has awarded nine academic posts and five PhD scholarships to Bangor University for the next academic year. The awards acknowledge the leading role that Bangor University is expected to take as the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol comes into existence in September 2011. Through this new investment, which is worth half a million pounds per annum over the next five years, the University will be able to develop its Welsh medium provision to a greater extent than ever before.

Publication date: 4 April 2011