IBERS News Archive 2008

  • Aberystwyth student gets a Bronze at Equine Student World Finals
    Aberystwyth MSc Equine Science student Bea Meitiner came back from the SRNC (Student Riding Nations Cup) World Finals held in Luxembourg at New Year with a team and individual bronze medal. 

  • IBERS urge farmers to crunch the numbers and take the credit
    20 November 2008
    “Make the numbers work for you” will be the message of IBERS, Aberystwyth University to farmers at this year’s Winter Fair as they  endeavour to juggle costs and make the appropriate winter feed management options.

  • Worldwide acclaim for research
    11 November 2008
    Research that revealed how wobbly flowers attract more pollinators than do stationary ones has been selected as being amongst the most important recent science to be published.

  • New text book
    23 October 2008
    The third edition of Dr Mina Davies Morel’s popular text book “Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management”, has just been published

  • IBERS tops student poll
    25 September 2008
    Degree courses at IBERS have achieved top scores in the 2008 UK National Student Survey.

  • Plant Power: fuel for the future or a load of “hot air”?
    10 September 2008
    A Liverpool bus, could run for a whole year on grass-derived ethanol grown on 11 hectares of grass will be the message of an Aberystwyth scientist at this year’s BA Festival of Science based in Liverpool from 6-11th September.

  • IBERS at the Dairy Event
    5 September 2008
    Reducing environmental footprint is a step in the right direction for dairy and livestock farmers
  • IBERS Knowledge-Based Innovations
    22 July 2008
    The 2008 edition of IBERS Knowledge-Based Innovations was launched at the Royal Welsh Show
  • £23.5m Investment in IBERS
    21 July 2008
    Funding from WAG & HEFCW announced at Royal Welsh Show
  • Sheep 2008
    17 July 2008
    IBERS will concentrate on the "f-words" at Sheep 2008
  • Organic Development Programme
    10 July 2008
    Farming Connect contract awarded to Organic Centre Wales
  • Royal Welsh Show
    9 July 2008
    Sustainable Responses to Farming Challenges.
  • Dolphin watch
    1 July 2008
    IBERS masters' student, Sarah Lister, is leading a detailed study of Bottlenose Dolphins in the waters off Aberystwyth.
  • Contribution Highlighted
    25 June 2008
    IBERS Scientist, Dr Daniel Thorogood, has been highlighted as one of the leading bioscience researchers.
  • Party Animals
    23 June 2008
    Predicting the spread of the mountain pine beetle is like watching guests at a party according to IBERS Lecturer, Dr Javier Gamarra
  • Dairy Farmers improve their nutrient management skills
    10 June 2008
    A recently completed project by the Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences’ Grassland Development Centre at Aberystwyth University has helped over 200 dairy farmers across Wales to get more from their slurry and fertiliser nutrients.
  • Duke drops in on pioneering new project
    6 June 2008
    The Duke of Edinburgh was given an introduction to a pioneering agricultural research project when he visited Aberporth in Ceredigion.
  • Victory for Aber rider
    28 May 2008
    Aberystwyth student, Bea Meitiner, rode to victory at the Student Riding Nations Cup (SRNC) recently in Munster, Germany.
  • Gas from Grass?
    25 April 2008
    Gas from grass - reserach into the production of bio-ethanol from perennial ryegrass..
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Dr Alan Axford

11 June 2008

Dr Alan Axford, Medical Director for the newly formed Hywel Dda NHS Trust, is awarded Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

BASES comes to Aber

10 May 2008

The first Welsh branch of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES) is to based in Aberystwyth.

Graduation 2008

10 June 2008

The class of 2008 graduated last week. Congratulations to all of them for successfully completing their degrees.

Student Wins 2008 Undergraduate H.T.A Whiting Prize

10 July 2008

Louisa Davies, who graduated in 2008, has won the British
Psychological Society (BPS) Division of Sport & Exercise
Psychology H.T.A. Whiting Undergraduate Dissertation Prize.