Bangor University was founded in 1884 in Northern Wales, UK. Over the years Bangor University has excelled in organic chemistry, ecology, quantum physics, frozen food processing and numerous awards in the Arts & Letters. Bangor is divided into six colleges. Bangor University is noted for its academics and nurturing environment for its students. Bangor is rated Excellent by students and ranking panels for their student oriented environment.
Improving the livelihoods of over 5M households in India and Nepal
A pioneering new method of plant breeding is improving the livelihoods of over 5M households in India and Nepal.
Unused energy sources could contribute to farm sustainability
Parts of the British agriculture industry could be generating their own energy from a source right under their noses and make a valuable contribution to wider society while they're at it.
Quantifying melting glaciers' effect on ocean currents
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from Bangor University and the University of Sheffield have used a computer climate model to study how freshwater entering the oceans at the end of ice-ages 140,000 years ago, affected ...
Researchers measure the value of a smile
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at Bangor University have placed an economic value on a smile, demonstrating scientifically the effect that a genuine smile can have on our decision-making. The psychologists call this social ...
Rolling dice reveals level of illegal badger killing
A little-used method for estimating how many people are involved in sensitive or illegal activities can provide critical information to environmental policy makers involved in the proposed badger culling scheme in England, ...
New research shows how nutrient management can improve farm profitability and agricultural impacts on the environment
Large increases in the price of fertiliser and pressure on the agricultural industry to reduce its contribution to water pollution mean that making best use of nutrients has never been more important. This was the focus of ...
Antarctic flowering plants warm to climate change
(PhysOrg.com) -- The first issue of a new journal in the prestigious Nature series, Nature Climate Change (issue 1; April 2011) highlights how one plant species in the Antarctic appears to be taking advantage of climate change.
On a wild goose chase after the world's highest migrant
(PhysOrg.com) -- The remarkable achievements of the worlds highest flying geese have been revealed by researchers from Bangor University and are reported in the prestigious American scientific journal: Proceedings ...
Safeguarding seafood through sea management
The increasing concerns about 'food security' for the UK, alongside dwindling public investment in fisheries research has led some to question how we can meet future knowledge needs to sustainably manage our seas.
Urgent action required to stop irreversible genetic changes to fish stocks
If we are to sustain fish as a global food source, then fisheries and conservation managers need to take account of new evidence showing how overfishing of the larger fish in a population actually changes the gene pool in ...