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Former police officer joins elder abuse project

Pictured (left to right) are Professor Alan Clarke, Co-Principal Investigator; Sarah Wydall, Senior Research Fellow and Co-Principal Investigator; Lynn Rees, Dewis/Choice Support Worker for Carmarthenshire; and Professor John Williams, Co-Principal Investigator on the Big Lottery Fund project Dewis/Choice.

Former Dyfed-Powys Police officer Lynn Rees has joined the Dewis/Choice team which is based in the Centre for the Study of Ageing, Abuse and Neglect at Aberystwyth Law School.

Mushaira Aberystwyth – A Celebration of the World’s Poetry

The Mercator Institute at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies is holding an evening of poetry at Arad Goch in Aberystwyth on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

International students make major contribution to Welsh economy

International students contributed £18.4m to the Ceredigion economy during 2015/6.

International students bring significant cultural, social and economic benefits to Wales according to a new report published today, Tuesday 21 November 2017.

University hosts successful first transgender conference

L-R: Kate Rose, Kate Hutchinson, Crash Wigley, CN Lester, Debra Croft and Ruth Fowler

Transgender and non-binary lives in 21st Wales was the topic of a conference at Aberystwyth University on Friday 17 November.

Opening a digital window to the past

Scanned digital image of the record for Aberystwyth University’s first student, James Bateman

Student records at Aberystwyth University dating back almost 150 years are being digitised and transcribed to make them more accessible.

Rare 1940s Hollywood artefacts on display at Aberystwyth School of Art

School of Art Lecturer, Dr Harry Heuser, has curated an exhibition featuring a unique album commemorating the production of the 1949 Hollywood fantasy movie Mighty Joe Young.

A nudge in the right direction?

The ethics of using nudge theory to inform public policy is explored in a new book by researchers at Aberystwyth University.

Professor Christopher Coker to deliver prestigious Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture on the future of war

Professor Christopher Coker.  Credit: Jwh, Wikipedia Luxembourg

Internationally renowned war scholar and military conflict expert, Professor Christopher Coker, is to give this year’s Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture on Thursday 16 November at 6pm.

New edition of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi published

Dr Ian Hughes (Centre), editor of the new volume Bendigeiduran Uab Llyr; Dr Cathryn Charnell-White (Left), Head of the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University and Delyth Ifan, Director of Education Resource Publishers (CAA) with a huge puppet of Bendigeidfran by Small World Theatr, Cardigan, which is part of an exhibition at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre until 16 January 2018.

The first new edition of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi to appear for 80 years has been published by Aberystwyth University

Entrepreneurial students invited to bid for InvEnterPrize 2018

Marking the launch of InvEnterPrize 2018, which offers a prize of £10,000 for the winning entry.

The 2018 edition of Aberystwyth University’s student enterprise competition has been launched, with a £10,000 prize on offer to the winning entry.

Aberystwyth University pilots new wellbeing programme for students

 (L-R) Professor Jo Hamilton, Director of Student Experience at IBERS; Samantha Glennie, Hywel Dda University Health Board; Ian Keirle, lecturer and module coordinator at IBERS; Molly Longden, Wellbeing Officer at Aberystwyth University Students’ Union; Caryl Davies, Director of Student Support Services and Lou Hardinge, Assistant Director of Student Support Services at Aberystwyth University.

First year students at Aberystwyth University are being offered wellbeing workshops as part of a joint pioneering pilot with the NHS. 

Conference debates future of Welsh broadcasting

Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones is Professor of Media and Creative Industries at Aberystwyth University’s Department of Theatre, Film & Television, and Director of the Mercator Institute for Media, Languages and Culture.

An Aberystwyth University academic is chairing a high-profile conference on the future of Welsh language broadcasting Thursday 9 November 2017.

How a Victorian lawyer from Wales invented the hydrogen fuel cell

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Professor Iwan Morus from the Department of History and Welsh History discusses the invention of the gas battery in 1842 by a young Welshman from the then town of Swansea, William Robert Grove.

Aberystwyth University hosts translation residency for Indian poet

Mohini Gupta celebrates International Day with pupils at Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth.

A poet from India is spending three months in Aberystwyth University translating the poetry of Vikram Seth into Hindi and writing verse for young readers.

Imagining alternative futures for mid Wales

The Pryce Jones building in Newtown, home to the first modern international mail order business. But what does the future hold for mid Wales post Brexit? This is the challenge posed by Imagining alternative futures for mid Wales

As the debate rages on about the UK’s future trading relations with the European Union post-Brexit, people in mid Wales are being invited to put forward their visions for the region.