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Aberystwyth University Fellow, The Honourable Julia Gillard (Centre) with Professor April McMahon, Vice-Chancellor (left) and Dr Jenny Mathers, Head of the Department of International Politics (right)

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard honoured as Fellow


The Honourable Julia Gillard, the 27th Prime Minister of Australia, was conferred as Fellow of Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 30 June.

Times Higher award for library service


A partnership featuring the University’s library services is celebrating victory at the recent Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

Wales Veterinary Science Centre opens


Official opening of Wales Veterinary Science Centre; L to R Professor April McMahon, Vice-Chancellor Aberystwyth University, Professor Christianne Glossop, Chief Veterinary Officer for Wales, Welsh Government Deputy Minister for Farming and Food  Rebecca Evans AM, and Mr Phil Thomas, Director, Iechyd Da.

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans opens the new Wales Veterinary Science Centre at Aberystwyth.

Callum and the chocolate genebank


Callum Scotson in the National Plant Phenomics Centre, IBERS, Aberystwyth University

IBERS student Callum Scotson is studying cacao flowers at the University of the West Indies, thanks to funding from the Tropical Agriculture Association.

Vanishing Glaciers of Everest at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition


Aberystwyth University Glaciologists to showcase their research on Himalayan glaciers at the Royal Society’s 2015 Summer Science Exhibition in London.