Smart snails get stressed when lonely

Dr Sarah Dalesman

A study by a researcher at Aberystwyth University into how social isolation affects snail responses to stress has been published in the latest edition of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Journal.

Aberystwyth University at the Royal Welsh

Aberystwyth University is offering a full programme of activities at the Education Pavilion and the IBERS marquee in the Countryside Care Area at the Royal Welsh Show.

Aberystwyth University is looking forward to welcoming visitors to the Royal Welsh Show in Llanelwedd next week (23-26 July 2018) with a packed programme of activities and events.

International consortium to develop bovine TB test

Professor Luis Mur on the right is leading the consortium at IBERS Aberystwyth University; pictured with his PhD student Richard Pizzey, who is a qualified vet.

Scientists at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) are leading a new international consortium launched to develop a new test for bovine tuberculosis.

£7.3m EU-backed package to boost Wales’ food sector

Led by Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) the investment will support two initiatives, Future Foods and BioInnovation Wales.

£7.3m EU-backed package to help address skills gaps and assist businesses in the food and agriculture sector develop new products and services has been announced by Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths.