Student News: January 2011

Are you considering postgraduate study?

You can never be too overqualified for today’s job market- a post graduate qualification could assist you in marking you out amongst applicants, could open doors to new career opportunities or could help you to move forward or change direction in your current career.

Bangor University is holding a Postgraduate Courses Fair on Friday 18 February 2011 between 12.30 – 2.30.

This is to enable current students at Bangor and graduates working locally or wanting to study at Bangor to visit the University and learn at first-hand what options for taught and research degrees are available at the University.

Publication date: 19 January 2011

Computers that can understand our emotions?

Having a computer that can read our emotions could lead to all sorts of new applications, including computer games where the player has to control their emotions while playing. Thomas Christy, a Computer Science PhD student at Bangor University is hoping to bring this reality a little nearer by developing a system that will enable computers to read and interpret our emotions and moods in real time.

Publication date: 19 January 2011

Student helps to transform Sain’s website

A postgraduate student at Bangor University is transforming Welsh record company, Sain’s website as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) between the University and the company.

Publication date: 18 January 2011

Sunday Times CD of the Week accolade for music student’s band

One third year music student at Bangor University has had a great beginning to his musical new year- as his band Y Niwl’s album of the same name receives the accolade of The Sunday Times’ Culture Section Rock & Pop CD of the Week (2.1.11).

Publication date: 6 January 2011