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A popularity contest in the robotic petting zoo - ESRC Impact Acceleration Award

Merel Bekking, a designer and artist, started her artist-in-residency in the Social Brain in Action lab this week. This residency is funded by an ESRC Impact Acceleration Award to Emily Cross and Ruud Hortensius. 

Publication date: 10 October 2017

Silver medal for Welsh student

A Bangor University student brought home a silver medal for Wales from the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships in Australia recently.

Publication date: 21 September 2017

Why we taught psychology students how to run a marathon

This article by , PhD Researcher in Behavioural and Positive Psychology, Bangor University, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Mike Fanelli, champion marathon runner and coach, tells his athletes to divide their race into thirds. “Run the first part with your head,” he says, “the middle part with your personality, and the last part with your heart.” Sage advice – particularly if you are a third year psychology student at Bangor University, preparing for one of the final milestones in your undergraduate experience: running the Liverpool Marathon.

Publication date: 14 September 2017

Documenting three good things could improve your mental well-being in work

This article by Kate Isherwood, PhD Student, at the School of Psychology, Bangor University was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

The UK is facing a mental health crisis in the workplace. Around 4.6m working people – 64% of the British population – suffer from either depression or anxiety. In total, 25% of all EU citizens will report a mental health disorder at some point in their lives.

Publication date: 4 September 2017