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Map of the temperature changes that occurred when the lake drained.

Catastrophic failure of South American Ice Age dam changed Pacific Ocean circulation and climate


Release of fresh water from a vast south American lake was significant enough to change circulation in the Pacific Ocean according to research published in Nature Scientific Reports.

Aberystwyth historian to publish letters of 18th evangelist George Whitefield


George Whitefield circa 1750s. Attributed to Joseph Badger Harvard.

Historian Dr David Ceri Jones signs major contract to publish letters of the eighteenth-century trans-Atlantic evangelical revivalist George Whitefield.

ACCA approves more professional exemptions for Aberystwyth accountancy graduates


Association of Chartered Certified Accountants renews Aberystwyth University accreditation for a further 5 years and up to 7 professional exam exemptions.

Consultant teams appointed by Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus


The Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus at Gogerddan

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus Ltd announces the appointment of the consultant teams to assist with the new £40.5m development.

Antarctic glacier named after Aberystwyth glaciologist


Professor Neil Glasser standing on “Unnamed Glacier” (now Glasser Glacier), James Ross Island, Antarctica in 2011.  Photo credit: Dr Bethan Davies

Glasser Glacier named after Professor Neil Glasser from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences.