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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

Ground-breaking service for students

A ground-breaking collaboration between Bangor University’s Counselling Service and the North Wales Clinical Psychology Doctorate Programme has been shortlisted for a prestigious national Award.

Concerned by the worrying national trend of rising levels of distress, suicidality and self-harming behaviours amongst UK students, Bangor University’s Counselling Services, part of the University’s Student Services teamed up with experts in Bangor University’s North Wales Clinical Doctorate Programme to provide a treatment that provides practical support and aims to reduce risk. The project has now been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Award under the category of ‘Outstanding Support for Students’.

Publication date: 6 September 2018

Life's purpose rests in our mind's spectacular drive to extract meaning from the world

What is the purpose of life? Whatever you may think is the answer, you might, from time to time at least, find your own definition unsatisfactory. After all, how can one say why any living creature is on Earth in just one simple phrase?

This article by Guillaume Thierry, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

Publication date: 4 September 2018

English as a 1st language has a rarely discussed downside - Prof Thierry speaks live to WGN radio in Chicago

Prof. Guillaume Thierry gives an interesting insight into the problems of having the worlds lingua franca (English) as a 1st language.

Publication date: 24 August 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

Graduation Profile: Jiri Benacek – BSc Psychology with Neuropsychology

Publication date: 19 July 2018

Commonwealth weightlifter awarded Llew Rees Memorial Prize

Bangor University has awarded its annual highest sporting award, the Llew Rees Memorial Prize, to a Team Wales, Commonwealth Games weightlifter.

Publication date: 8 May 2018