Aberystwyth scientists set to study total eclipse on Svalbard

Left to right: Postgraduate researchers Joseph Hutton and Nathalia Alzate who will be travelling to Svalbard to study the eclipse, and Dr Huw Morgan, Reader at the Solar System Physics Group at Aberystwyth University.

Scientists from Aberystwyth University will be heading to the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard later this week to study the total eclipse of the sun on Friday 20 March.

New Scholarship for Welsh learners from Patagonia

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University has announced a new scholarship to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the settlement of a Welsh community in Patagonia this year. The scholarship celebrates the relationship between Aberystwyth and Esquel in the Chubut region of Patagonia.

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2015

International Women's Day

Aberystwyth University will be celebrating International Women’s Day with a series of events across the University in the week leading up to and following Sunday 8th March.

Drilling ancient African lakes sheds light on human evolution

The Chew Bahir Drilling Project: Preparing to remove a core section in its core liner from the lowermost drill rod © Verena Foerster, University of Potsdam

How was human evolution and migration influenced by past changes in climate?

This question has led Aberystwyth University researchers to drill day and night to great depths in a dried up lake in east Africa.