Mountains literally take our breath away, not only because of the dramatic landscapes and distinctive cultures, but because every breath taken at high altitude contains less oxygen (known as hypoxia). Hypoxia places a considerable strain on the lungs, blood, heart and blood vessels as they work together to satisfy the body’s need for oxygen. Researchers from the School of Sport, Health and Exercise (Extremes Research Group) at Bangor University have a particular interest in understanding how humans adapt to life in thin air.
Publication date: 20 June 2018
Bangor University’s Sport Centre, Canolfan Brailsford, welcomes its first ever professional women’s squash event this week, with five days of intense action kicking-off on Wednesday 20 June and culminating in the $5000 final on Sunday.
Publication date: 19 June 2018
Bangor recently hosted the 2Pan Wales Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences PhD conference and welcomed over 50 PhD researchers from across Wales. The conference was developed as a result of the desire to increase collaborative research within Sport, Health and Exercise Science within Wales, as well as the highly successful ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Pathway in Sport and Exercise Science.
Publication date: 8 June 2018
Two ‘Women in Science’ Scholarships have been awarded to outstanding Bangor University students – Hannah Davies and Lily Stokes. Both were undergraduate students at Bangor and graduated with First Class Honours in July 2017. The scholarships, which cover the full course fees, will enable the talented and enthusiastic students to continue their studies and the recipients of these scholarships are now enrolled in postgraduate research courses at Bangor.
Publication date: 26 March 2018