NSS 2017

09 August 2017

Aberystwyth University’s flagship degree scheme in Physics has been given an overall satisfaction rating of 100% in an influential UK-wide student survey.


The stellar statistic for the Department of Physics F300 undergraduate programme was revealed in the National Student Survey (NSS) published Wednesday 9 August 2017.

Physics achieved a stellar rating of 95% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey (NSS)

20 October 2016

The Department of Physics at Aberystwyth University has been given a stellar rating of 95% for overall satisfaction in an influential UK-wide student survey.

How a Victorian lawyer from Wales invented the hydrogen fuel cell

01 November 2017

Credit: Shaiith/Shutterstock


Let us start, in the spirit of steampunk, by imagining a new and different past. One that is just a little different to that which we currently have.

Aberystwyth named University of the Year for Teaching Quality

22 September 2017


Aberystwyth University has been named University of the Year for Teaching Quality in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

Aberystwyth physicists use pioneering new x-ray facility to study diamonds

14 September 2017


Professor Andrew Evans (front row, third from left) at the opening of the new VERSOX facility at Diamond Light Source.

Aberystwyth space scientists follow Cassini’s final hours

13 September 2017


Cassini: The space craft will end its twenty year mission to Saturn on Friday 15 September – Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech

Aberystwyth Scientists Study Solar Eclipse in the USA

31 August 2017

Researchers from Aberystwyth’s Physics Department form part of an international team of solar scientists who are preparing for the latest solar eclipse of the Sun.


Joe Hutton and Steve Fearn meet scientists from Germany, the Czech Republic and the USA at Boulder, Colorado ahead of the event which will takes place on Monday 21st August.

New Physics degrees launched by Aberystwyth University

10 April 2017

Aberystwyth University is launching new Engineering Physics degrees as a report published by the Institute of Physics (IoP) shows that physics-based industries contribute more than £10.7bn annually to the Welsh economy.

First ever confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash recorded in the British Isles

03 April 2017

Space scientists at Aberystwyth University have reported what they believe to be the first confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash to be recorded in the British Isles.

Ground Control to Aberystwyth

03 October 2016

Aberystwyth University’s Department of Physics is inviting members of the local community including students and staff, to discover more about exciting developments in space research taking place on their doorstep, as part of World Space Week (4th - 10th October 2016).