News: January 2019
A Bangor University PhD student is the first female to be awarded an international prize for her outstanding work in the field of marine sedimentology.
Megan Baker was awarded the International Association of Sedimentologists RICHARD W. FAAS RESEARCH PRIZE and a cash award of €2000. The Faas prize is awarded every two years to an early career researcher. This is also the first time that this prize has been awarded to a PhD student.
Publication date: 30 January 2019
Year of the Sea Lecture Series now available online Watch your favourite lecture again, or catch up with those you missed
The School of Ocean Sciences marked the 2018 Year of the Sea with a special series of lectures hosted by the Mostyn Gallery in Llandudno.
Publication date: 21 January 2019
In the past few years, there’s been a resurgence in the idea of foraging for food. The practice of hand gathering plants and animals for bait, money or the table has long taken place, but more recently top chefs have been popularising the idea, while urban foragers have told of the lengths they go to to find wild food in big cities.
Publication date: 10 January 2019