Project Leadership

Emyr Martyn Roberts (PI), Yueng-Djern Lenn, Thora Tenbrink, Josie Ryan, Rob Ward. ReAct: Revealing Climate Change Activism and Bias in Environmental Scientists. NERC Discovery Science Award; 9th January-31st March 2023.

ESRC-DTP Bilingualism Pathway Collaborative Call studentship, in collaboration with Grant Peisley of DEG and Lowri Angharad Hughes of Canolfan Bedwyr (Bangor University): “The role of Welsh in community action enterprises: The case of DEG”. PhD studentship starting October 2023.

Thora Tenbrink (PI), Laurence Jones of UK-CEH (Co-I) and Jane Hodgson of Denbighshire County Council (Partner): Community perceptions of new greenspace interventions in a deprived area. Awarded by the UKRI RECLAIM Network Plus Urban Greenspace and People Call. 1 December 2022- 30 September 2023. Press release

Thora Tenbrink (PI) in collaboration with Grant Peisley (DEG/GwyrddNi). Enhancing community involvement in low-carbon projects. Awarded by the Low Carbon Energy and Environment (LCEE) Catalyst Fund. 1 November 2022 – 28 February 2023.

Sara Parry and Sonya Hanna (PIs), Thora Tenbrink, Hayley Roberts, and Einir Young: “Capitalising on the Slate Landscape UNESCO World Heritage Site and the development of sustainable and regenerative tourism in North West Wales”. BU-Impact and Innovation Award, 15 November 2022-31 March 2023.

Martin Austin (Ocean Sciences, Bangor University) and Thora Tenbrink: BU-Impact and Innovation Award for project “Cut off by tide” with the RNLI, from April 2022. Press Release

ESRC-DTP Bilingualism Pathway Collaborative Call studentship “Minority language preservation: The use of Welsh in a public-service context”, in collaboration with Gwynedd Council and Canolfan Bedwyr (Bangor University).

Between environmental concerns and compliance: How does media messaging affect motivation and choice between disposable versus reusable facemasks? Collaborative UKRI-funded project with Nathan Abrams (PI), 1st July 2021 - 30th November 2022.

Consortium member of EU project 956124: SellSTEM, EU H2020-MSCA-ITN-2020 Consortium initiated by Dr. Gavin Duffy, Dublin. Title: Spatial thinking in STEM learning: Training a new generation of researchers to increase enrolment and gender balance in STEM learning by addressing deficits in spatial ability among children in Europe. Duration: January 2021 - December 2024. Press release

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol PhD Research Scholarship awarded for the period of 2019-2022.

SFB/TR8 Spatial Cognition: I6-[NavTalk] with Christoph Hoelscher. January 2011 - December 2014. Funded by the DFG. Research assistants in this project: Carsten Gondorf and Evelyn Bergmann (Bremen) and Julia Frankenstein (Freiburg)

SFB/TR8 Spatial Cognition: Strategic project [NavTalk] with Christoph Hoelscher (April 2009 - December 2010). Funded by the DFG. Research assistants in this project: Evelyn Bergmann (Bremen) and Julia Frankenstein (Freiburg)

Doctoral project “Psychopragmatic analysis of problem solving processes” granted by the University of Bremen (August 2008 - July 2012) Research assistant in this project: Linn Gralla

SFB/TR8 Spatial Cognition: I5-[DiaSpace] with John Bateman and Hui Shi. January 2007 - December 2014. Funded by the DFG.

Tandem Project (January 2007 - December 2009) - funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Joint project with Jan Wiener (College de France): Wayfinding Strategies in Behavior and Language. Information (Press release)

Project Membership

Working group on “Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Science” as part of the International Federation of Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 12 “Artificial Intelligence”

Bangor MPC Network for the Study of Media and Persuasive Communication

Capacity Lab: International Lab for Local Capacity Building

SFB/TR8 Spatial Cognition: member of I1-[OntoSpace], 2003-2006. Funded by the DFG.

Spatial Cognition Priority Program

IQN on Spatial Cognition

GRK 1808: Ambiguity - Production and Perception (Associate member)