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Baroness Kay Andrews

‘Y Gymru a Fydd? Culture, Social Justice and the Wales that will Be’


Baroness Kay Andrews, Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords to deliver a public lecture in the Old College on 6 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

The Chew Bahir Drilling Project, in a remote part of south Ethiopia, will provide a sedimentary record of environmental changes spanning 500,000 years.

Tributes paid to Professor John Rowlands


Professor John Rowlands

Tributes have been paid to Professor John Rowlands, a former member of staff at the Department of Welsh, who has died aged 76.

New Director of Finance appointed


Daniel Benham

Daniel Benham, formerly Chief Financial Officer for the International Baccalaureate Organisation, has been appointed Director of Finance for Aberystwyth University.

Sir John Rhŷs of Ponterwyd


The Old College, where Sir John Rhŷs lectured on Welsh Philology in 1874

Conference commemorates the life and work of Sir John Rhŷs of Ponterwyd, a founding Fellow of the British Academy who became Principal of Jesus College, Oxford.