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Student News: October 2017

The young Bangor fish entrepreneur who believes that any fin is possible

A 20 year old student at Bangor University is using his lifelong passion for marine biology to drive his ambitions to become the largest livestock supplier of fish species in the UK.

Sam Hamill, who is currently in his third year studying Marine Biology, is set to launch Big on Fish in November, an online shop and retail store selling aquarium equipment and stocking over 1100 exotic fish and coral species.

Publication date: 27 October 2017

From Malawi to Bangor: Marshal Papworth scholarship is awarded to an MSc Environmental Forestry student

Wisdom Nyondoh from Malawi is the latest recipient of a scholarship awarded by the Marshal Papworth Fund. He is enrolled on the MSc Environmental Forestry programme and is already taking modules in Silviculture, Natural Resource Management, Forest Ecology and Resources, and Research Planning and Communication.

Publication date: 25 October 2017

PhD Opportunities

PhD candidates are sought for the following projects in the School of Biological Sciences. 

Publication date: 19 October 2017

Volunteering is a way of life for Elan

Eighteen year old Elan Môn Gilford, from Llanfairpwll, a first year Sports, Health & Exercise Science student is one of only 20 people worldwide to have received a Diana Legacy Award for her volunteering.

The Diana Award is given out in Diana, Princess of Wales’ name to young role models who are selflessly transforming the lives of others. The Award recognises young people who are going above and beyond their daily lives to create and sustain a positive change.

Publication date: 13 October 2017

MSc Tropical Forestry students publish findings from their research in Ghana

A group of MSc Tropical Forestry (distance learning) students from Bangor University have had their research published in a leading scientific publication, the International Forestry Review, the journal of the Commonwealth Forestry Association

Publication date: 11 October 2017