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News: September 2015

Bangor University wetland scientists star in BBC show

Wetland scientists from Bangor University have featured in a BBC show on one of Wales’ most important habitats.

 

Two members of the Bangor Wetlands Group at the  School of Biological Sciences appeared on BBC Radio Wales’ popular Science Café series.

Publication date: 30 September 2015

Bangor Professor works with Bear Grylls

A Bangor University Professor provided his expertise for the opening episode of adventurer Bear Grylls’ new three-part TV series, Britain’s Biggest Adventures with Bear Grylls.

Publication date: 16 September 2015

Bangor Welcomes Coleg Cymraeg Posts and Provision

Once again this year, the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol has funded more lecturers to teach in various fields at universities across Wales.

Publication date: 14 September 2015

The African snakebite 'crisis' is nothing new: we’ve been worried about antivenom for decades

This article by Anita Malhotra,  of our School of Biological Sciences was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article.

There is a sound reason why snakes have a reputation for being among the world’s most dangerous animals. In Africa alone, there may be more than1.5m people a year who find themselves on the receiving end of snakebites. Without access to the only effective treatment, antivenom, the death rate can be as high as 20%, with survivors often suffering life-changing disability.

Publication date: 10 September 2015

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