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Love of life-long learning celebrated

Alison Pierse (left) joint winner of the Lifelong Learning Tutor of the Year Award with Elen James, Corporate Lead Officer for Lifelong Learning and Culture at Ceredigion County Council, and Chair of Ceredigion Adult Community Learning Partnership.

Aberystwyth University’s Lifelong Learning and Learn Welsh Awards Ceremony on Monday 22 October 2018 was a celebration of the love of learning.

How forensic science has helped rediscover forgotten apples

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Danny Thorogood from the Institute of Biology, Environmental and Rural Sciences discusses how forensic science has helped rediscover forgotten apples

Aberystwyth University hosts third David Trotter memorial lecture

The late Professor David Trotter

Dr Laura Wright from the University of Cambridge will deliver the third David Trotter Memorial Lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 25 October 2018.

Waste from sugarcane production to tackle tooth decay, obesity and diabetes

Dr David Bryant and Dr Sian Davies of the BIOREVIEW team at IBERS

A new collaborative research project between the UK and India led by Aberystwyth University, aims to transform waste streams from the Indian sugarcane industry into a range of valuable new products that can address tooth decay, obesity and diabetes.

The Pumpkin Hack

Learn about circuits and programming as you make a pumpkin lantern at our special Halloween workshop. 

New Welsh-medium e-learning resources for A Level politics students

Dr Elin Royles and Dr Huw Lewis from the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University

Lecturers from Aberystwyth University's Department of International politics have created a series of Welsh-medium education resources for students studying A level Politics.

Munroe Bergdorf to address Aberystwyth Transgender conference

Munroe Bergdorf, the first transgender model in the UK to be appointed as the face of an international fashion brand, will deliver the keynote address at All Our Trans Tomorrows

The first transgender model in the UK to be appointed as the face of an international fashion brand, is set to address a conference for transgender people and their allies hosted at Aberystwyth University this week.

Aberystwyth University lecturer wins Sir Ellis Griffith prize

Dr Rhianedd Jewell

A lecturer in Professional Welsh at Aberystwyth University has been reocgnised for her study of the translation work of one of Wales’ most celebrated dramatists, novelist and authors, Saunders Lewis.

AccessAble launches new App and website at Aberystwyth University

Staff and students of Aberystwyth University launching the new AccessAble App and website

On Friday 5 October, AccessAble launched its new App and website at Aberystwyth University.

How African American folklore saved the cultural memory and history of slaves

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Writing in The Conversation, Jennifer Dos Reis Dos Santos, a PhD student in the Department of English and Creative Writing discusses how folklore has played a particularly important part in documenting African American history.

Aberystwyth computer scientist recognised at Suffrage Science awards

Dr Hannah Dee

The pioneering work of an Aberystwyth University computer scientists in promoting the role of women in computing will be acknowledged at a special ceremony in London today, Monday 8 October.

Aberystwyth University launches new Sociology degree

Llandinam Building, home to the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences

Aberystwyth University is launching a single-honours’ degree in Sociology, with students being recruited for 2019-20 entry.

Kicking the bar for Founders’ Day

The Old College as it looked at the time of the opening of the University in 1872.

A procession along the promenade to kick the bar will be held on Friday 12 October 2018 to mark the day Aberystwyth University first opened its doors back in 1872.

Meadery business sets up on Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

Benjamin Guscott (left) one of the founders of Shire Meadery with Dr Rhian Hayward, Chief Executive of Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus.

An ancient drink has been given a modern twist by the first manufacturing company to set up on the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus.

New Bovine TB Centre of Excellence to be established at Aberystwyth University

Professor Glyn Hewinson

A new Centre of Excellence for Bovine Tuberculosis for Wales will open at Aberystwyth University later this year, bringing together international expertise with the aim of eradicating the cattle disease.