Graduate recounts how qualification influenced his career.

24 August 2011

A graduate from 1973, Dr John Cook, recently visited the Department. Over tea and cakes he shared how his qualification had influenced his career in teaching, research, and as an Australian government adviser

Lucy Tedd's outstanding service recognised

20 December 2011

After 20 years as Editor of the journal 'Program' DIS Lecturer Lucy Tedd was recently awarded an Outstanding Service Award by the Emerald Literati Network. The award also recognised Lucy's significant contribution to the development of scholarly research in the field of digital librarianship.

Information Security Symposium

16 August 2012

This Symposium is hosted by Aberystwyth University and the National Library of Wales 


Date: 6th September 2012
Venue:  National Library Wales, Aberystwyth

UNESCO memory of the World Conference

27 September 2012

DIS will be represented at the UNESCO Memory of the World conference in Vancouver

DIS senior lecturer receives 'Highly Commended' at Emerald Literati Awards

30 October 2012

Dr Judy Broady-Preston received a Highly Commended Award in the Emerald Literati Awards for a paper, jointly written with former DIS student, Alison Lobo.

New Course in Digital Curation

15 February 2013

A new full time one year postgraduate course in Digital Curation will be available from September 2013

Prize awarded at iFutures Conference 2013

09 October 2013

PT PhD student Jean Chitanda-Bright was awarded the prize for best poster at the iFutures 2013 Conference

Aberystwyth joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

17 October 2013

We are delighted to announce that Aberystwyth University has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition 

Bodleian Archivist's training scheme for two DIS students

09 June 2014

Bodleian libraries are funding two places on our Distance Learning Archive Administration programme thgrough the Heritage Lottery Fund.

April Study School 2014

11 June 2014

An intake of 74 new students started their distance learning course at the April 2014 study school in Aberystwyth

Dr Susan Davies awarded Ellis Prize

17 September 2014

The Archives and Records Association (UK & Ireland) has awarded the Ellis Prize to Dr Susan J Davies

DIS Shortlisted for Digital Preservation Awards

17 September 2014

DIS has been short-listed in two categories for the prestigious Digital Preservation Awards

Lucy Tedd wins Jason Farradine Award

10 November 2014

Lucy Tedd, who retired as a Lecturer  in the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University in 2012 , has been presented with the Jason Farradane Award  for 2014.

DIS celebrates 50 Years

24 February 2015

On December 18th DIS celebrated 50 years of providing quality courses in Information Studies.


Fifty staff, both past and present, attended a buffet lunch in Pen Bryn organised by Mike Lowe, Geraint Evans and Lucy Tedd.