Thursday, 26th May 2016
Dr Sreenivas Rao Ravella, Dr Ana Winters and Anna Suchy attended the 38th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels & Chemicals, from 25 – 28 April 2016, in Baltimore, USA. The Symposium was organised by the Society for Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology (SIMB). The Symposium on...read on
Wednesday, 04th May 2016
BEACON's Professor Steve Kelly has won the prestigious 2016 Schroepfer Medal, which has been awarded by the American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) in recognition of his significant and distinguished accomplishments in the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related...read on
Tuesday, 19th April 2016
Dr Hywel Ceri Jones and his wife Morwenna visited the BEACON facilities on Tuesday 19 April and were given a guided tour by Professor Iain Donnison, who explained how European funding is being used to benefit Welsh businesses through collaboration with BEACON.
From 1993 to 1998, Dr...read on
Wednesday, 13th April 2016
A BBSRC KEC contingent had a very informative and enjoyable visit to the BEACON facilities on Wedneday 13 April hosted by Mike Morris.
Monday, 11th April 2016
Between 10-24 March, BEACON's Dr Jessica Adams travelled to Japan and met a number of researchers working on seaweed. She presented a seminar at the Tokyo University for Marine Sciences and Technology (TUMSAT) and gave a presentation at the Japanese Society of Phycology annual meeting...read on
Wednesday, 16th March 2016
Take a look at Adam Charlton's presentation to the IBioIC Conference held in Glasgow, 28-29 January 2016 - click here
Monday, 14th March 2016
Prof Iain Donnison was interviewed for the BBC Radio 4 PM Programme broadcast on Friday 11 March, following a recent YouGov poll of 80,000 Britons which found Ceredigion was the most enthusiastically pro-EU of all 188 areas surveyed.
Wednesday, 06th January 2016
BEACON scientists from Bangor University’s School of Chemistry and BioComposites Centre are working with the Compton Group, based in Swansea, in the commercial development of new products derived from frankincense. They are particularly interested in a species of frankincense...read on
Tuesday, 22nd December 2015
BEACON are currently working with the National Botanic Garden of Wales, Carmarthenshire, to transform the space pictured below into a splendid 'Power of Grass' display. Further updates to come!
Monday, 21st December 2015
Elaine's enormously soggy trip to South Wales was well worthwhile as it included some very cool off-roading (all in the name of science), made all the more exciting by atrocious weather and flooding. The details have to remain secret at present but watch this space for an exciting update...read on