Adventure Conference (Held on18/02/2022) The one-day "Adventure" conference aims to close the gap between industry and students with the focus on outdoor sports content. Held at Yr Egin in Carmarthen, student can join in person and online. Three amazing guest speakers want to share their vast experiences and inspire the students. The three speakers will be: Lowri Morgan - broadcaster, adventurer and author, BAFTA-winning and internationally renowned Rhodri ap Dyfrig - Online Content Commissioner for S4C, the national Welsh language broadcaster, with editorial and strategic responsibility for Hansh Llion Iwan - Llion is Welsh indie Cwmni Da’s Managing Director. He spent a decade at the BBC, producing and directing documentary films for BBC1, 2, 4 and as a freelance director.
Cynhadledd Antur - Adventure Conference
Welsh-medium Research Conference 2022 (30 June 2022)
This Conference was held in a hybrid form this year, with an in-person audience at the National Library in Aberystwyth, and it was broadcast live to a virtual audience. The Coleg's annual Research Conference is for everyone who conducts and is interested in academic research through the medium of Welsh, whatever the field and whatever the discipline. Scientists, humanists and sociologists from all over Wales and beyond are invited to share the fruits of their research and to discuss with other like-minded Welsh researchers. The aim of the conference is to give the next generation of academics an opportunity to present their research before an audience of peers. The conference is also an opportunity to network with Welsh-speaking researchers and to foster a wider community of academics who promote Welsh-medium provision in our universities. Click below to see short presentations specially recorded for the conference. There are also links to view the research posters displayed during the conference. Recordings of the main presentations given live during the conference, and the question and answer sessions will be added below shortly.
Carlam Cymru Revision Sessions
Recordings of revision sessions in different subject areas that were commissioned by e-sgol for GCSE, AS and A level students during 2021. There are GCSE revision sessions on: Mathematics Welsh Welsh as a second language Biology Physics Chemistry History Geography There are AS revision sessions on: Mathematics Welsh Biology Physics Chemistry History Geography There are A level revision sessions on: Mathematics Welsh Biology Chemistry History Geography Psychology
Sharing Good Practice Videos
A videos series of further education and apprenticeship providers staff sharing good practice in bilingual and Welsh-medium teaching, training, and assessment in the post-16 sector.
Sociology and Welsh Baccalaureate Research Skills Session
Research Skills Workshop for Sociology and the Welsh Baccalaureate for A and AS Level students. Presentations on primary and secondary data. Presentations by Dr Rhian Hodges, Bangor University (Primary Data) and Dr Siôn Llewelyn Jones, Cardiff University (Secondary Data).
One day conference: 'Peace and Health'
On March 31st, 2022, Academi Heddwch will be hosting a one-day (on-line) conference on the theme of Peace and Health. In partnership with the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Aberystwyth University, the call for papers for this event has attracted contributions that explore peace and health through a variety of lenses. Throughout the day, panels will be discussing peace and health in the context of e.g.: urban planning language planning engineering water well-being marginalised groups creativity Keynote speakers: Professor Rowan Williams, Chair of Academi Heddwch Professor Colin McInnes, Aberystwyth University
Welsh Biochemistry course
Online Biochemistry Course Studying AS/A Level Biology or Chemistry? Take part in the free, first Welsh-medium Online Biochemistry Course developed by Swansea University and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. Start your journey through the world of biochemistry with Elin Rhys and the Swansea University crew. This is a Welsh-medium Biochemistry online course aimed at students aged 16-18 studying AS/A level in Biology or Chemistry. The resource was developed by Swansea University's School of Medicine and the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol. It can be used as a resource to enhance the teaching of the WJEC Biology and Chemistry specification. Leading us through the course is Elin Rhys. It includes educational videos and cartoons, quizzes, information pages and interviews with leading scientists in their fields of research. Further information: Dr Alwena Morgan firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Methodologies in the Arts and Humanities
The aims of these workshops is to: To introduce the main basics of Research Methods to postgraduate students with the following objectives: trace the history and origins of theories of research methodology; introduce the core concepts of research methods; offer various techniques of qualitative and quantitative research; key steps in creating a research plan. Content: These online workshops are split into three parts covering key research method concepts and key stages in creating a research plan. Part 1 - The purpose of social research: epistemology, ontology and empirical research; Part 2 - Research perspectives, strategies and questions Part 3 - Analyzing and interpreting data. Presenter: Dr Rhian Hodges Dr Rhian Hodges has been a Senior Lecturer in Sociology and Social Policy at the School of History, Law and Social Sciences at Bangor University for over a decade. She teaches Welsh-medium modules in education, sociology, language planning, sociology of music and research methods and loves teaching a wide range of different subjects through the medium of Welsh. Her specialist area of research is language planning, and in particular new Welsh speakers, community use of the Welsh language, and Welsh-medium education as a means of revitalizing the Welsh language in Wales. Originally from Bargoed, the Rhymney Valley, she has been living in Bangor for some time now. She's used to traveling up and down the A470 to see family and friends of the valleys. These workshops will benefit postgraduate students who are planning their dissertations and theses as it offers an opportunity to consider the critical stages of the research process and how it relates to their own research.
Sports Science: Health and Well-being
These resouces focus on health and well-being in sports.They include units on the benefits of physical exercise, resilience, health determinants, holistic physical development, exercise adherence, obesity, stress management, and educational policies. Each unit contains the following: abstract lecture in the form of video presentations seminar questions bibliography Contributors to this theme: Dylan Blain Dr Lowri Cerys Edwards Seren Evans Dr Anwen Jones Dr Carwyn Jones Dr Julian Owen Dione Rose Catrin Rowlands The individual units listed below are also available as one resource here. These resources have been created with support from the HEFCW Investment and Recovery Fund.
Qualitative Research Skills
The aims of these workshops is to: Introduce different types of qualitative methods Outline what needs to be considered before, during and after qualitative research is undertaken. Consider the ethical issues associated with qualitative research Outline how to analyse and present qualitative data. Content: Workshop 1 explores the different types of qualitative methods and creative methods. Workshop 2 looks at what needs to be considered when trying to access our research participants and before conducting the research. Workshop 3 focuses on what needs to be considered during and after conducting our research and the ethical issues associated with qualitative research. Workshop 4 looks at how to analyse and present qualitative data. Presenter: Dr Siôn Llewelyn Jones Siôn is a lecturer in the School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University. He has been developing Welsh-medium provision in the School and teaches on a number of modules, including research modules. Siôn has extensive experience of carrying out qualitative research. He has worked on a number of research projects for different organisations, such as the Children’s Commissioner of Wales, Public Health Wales and the Welsh Government. In 2017, he finished his PhD. For his doctoral research, Siôn explored the aspirations of young people attending a Welsh-medium and an English-medium school in the south Wales valleys. In these research projects, he was involved in their planning as well as interviewing participants and carrying out focus groups face to face, online and on the telephone
Science Conference 2022 (Welsh Medium)
To coincide with the Coleg Cymraeg's ten year celebrations, the Coleg’s annual Science Conference is also celebrating it’s tenth anniversary. The conference aims to showcase leading scientific research by Welsh language scientists. Providing scientists with the opportunity to discuss the sciences in Welsh has been at the heart of the Coleg since its inception and the conference is going from strength to strength. Join us at MedRus Conference Center, Aberystwyth University, on Wednesday 15 June 2022 to hear the various presentations. Nia Jones, Bangor University - Modeling microblastic dispersal around the north Wales coast Iwan Palmer, Cardiff University - Microplastics Detection and Isolation: From the laboratory to the classroom Abigail Lowe, National Botanic Garden and Bangor University - Pollinator gardening: Using DNA from pollen to find out which plants pollinators visit Ben Walkling, Swansea University - Are Welsh Coal Tips a New Risk? Owain Beynon, Cardiff University - Measuring Anharmonic Effects in Catalysts Generating Renewable Fuels Fergus Elliott, Bangor University - Wireless Sensing in Industrial Environments Manon Owen, University of Leeds - Exploring Metformin Mechanisms on Fetal Growth and Long-Term Fetal Cardiometabolic Health Mari Davies, Cardiff University - Developing an innovative treatment for lysosomal storage diseases The Conference will be held in Welsh.
Cymdeithaseg: Astudio Cymru Gyfoes
These units focus on studying contemporary Wales. Several key themes within the social sciences are discussed, drawing on examples from Wales, thus providing a unique Welsh language resource for students. Each unit contains the following: abstract lecture in the form of video presentations multiple choice quiz seminar questions bibliography. Contributors to this theme: Dr Cynog Prys Dr Rhian Hodges Professor Rhys Jones Dr Siôn Llewelyn Jones Dr Rhys D. Jones Dr Gareth Evans-Jones. These resources have been created with support from the HEFCW Investment and Recovery Fund. The individual units listed below are also available as one resource here.