SENRGy’s Mark Stevens stands up to Paxman

SENRGy undergraduate Mark Stevens helped Bangor University defeat the University of St Andrews in the first round of the 2012/2013 series of University Challenge. The final score of 125 to 105 in Bangor’s favour sees the team defeat their Celtic rivals and advance to the next round.

Mark is just starting his third year studying for a BSc in Environmental Science and was selected to represent the University from a group of over 100 students who took part in the initial trials. Bangor’s triumph was screened on BBC2 Wales at 8pm on September 24th 2012.

Dr Prysor Williams, Course Director for the BSc Environmental Science degree commented “its great news for Bangor and fantastic to see SENRGy represented in the crucible of inter-University competition. Mark is a credit to the school and we all wish the team the very best in the next round”.

Publication date: 25 September 2012