REF 2021 Impact Case Studies
Arts, Humanities and Business Emotional AI: Governance, Ethics and Society
Bangor University’s research on ‘Emotional Artificial Intelligence’ (eAI) has revealed a pressing and global need to consider ethical dimensions of developing technologies that gauge and interact with affective and emotional states.
Environmental Sciences and Engineering Reducing the costs of conservation in low and middle income countries
Bangor-led research has demonstrated the negative social impacts that conservation can have for some of the poorest people in the world.
Human Sciences Positive impact of visual arts interventions in dementia care
Bangor-led research demonstrated how arts interventions improved the quality of life of people affected by dementia.
Making a Difference - Other Research Case Studies
Improving the lives of millions of people
Pioneering research led by Bangor University has improved the livelihoods of more than 5 million people.
Using DNA forensic research to tackle wildlife crime
DNA forensic research has had major impacts on the management and control of illegal wildlife trade.
Preventing the recurrence of depression
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) plays a major role not only in preventing the recurrence of depression, but also enhancing wellbeing more broadly.
Encouraging healthy eating in children
Our School of Psychology devised The Food Dudes scheme to address the major public health challenge of encouraging healthy eating in children.
Improving the lives of people living with dementia
Cognitive stimulation, an approach developed by Bangor University in collaboration with UCL, has proven effective in maintaining both cognitive function and quality of life for dementia patients.