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Mindfulness at Bangor on the European Stage

The International Conference on Mindfulness which took place in Amsterdam recently is part of a series of conferences scheduled every other year in Europe – alternating with the conferences that Bangor University has hosted in Chester for several years.

Publication date: 10 October 2018

Great Heritage Funding crucial to world leading hypoxia research at Bangor

In collaboration with Dr Jamie Macdonald and Sam Oliver at the School of Sport and Exercise Science, Dr Paul Mullins from the School of Psychology has been studying the effects of hypoxia on cerebral physiology for the past 7 years. In this time, they’ve have had two very successful PhD students, and some ground-breaking discoveries about how the human brain copes with lowered oxygen availability. Research of this type is extremely important to understand what happens in the brain during periods of hypoxic exposure weather due to clinical complications, or because you are a climber at the top of the world up a mountain.

Publication date: 4 October 2018

Golf: the neuroscience of the perfect putt

Sports fans across the world watched the American golfer Tiger Woods roll in a putt to win the PGA tour’s season ending Tour Championship on September 23. His victory caps a remarkable comeback from personal struggles and injuries that caused him to plummet to 1,199 in the world rankings less than a year ago, and restores him as one of the world’s best.

This article by Andrew Michael Cooke, Lecturer in Performance Psychology,  at the School of Sport, Health & Exercise Sciences is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article.

Publication date: 28 September 2018

The Visceral Mind Summer School

The Visceral Mind Summer School (in the School of Psychology, Bangor University) this September again attracted a large number of very highly qualified and motivated applicants.

Publication date: 18 September 2018

Graduation time for award-winning volunteer

A former Ysgol Gyfun Gŵyr pupil graduates from Bangor University this week, having embraced the vast array of opportunities available.

Publication date: 19 July 2018