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UK University in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (2016-17)
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of our research is of an internationally recognised standardREF 2014
Fabric colour discovery to help control deadly tsetse flies
Researchers at IBERS have helped deliver a scientific breakthrough that could help control cases of a devastating tropical disease known as 'sleeping sickness'.
Poetic retelling of Mabinogion named Hay Festival Book of the Month
A collection of epic medieval Welsh tales of war, enchantment, adventure and romance, reimagined in modern English by award winning poet Professor Matthew Francis has been named Hay Festival Book of the Month for December.
Drones capture Greenland ice sheet fracturing as meltwater lake drains
Aberystwyth University researchers have contributed to a study investigating how the world's second-largest ice sheet, and the single largest contributor to global sea level rise, is responding to the catastrophic drainage of large meltwater lakes that form on its surface.
Aberystwyth University scientists awarded funding to tackle diabetes in Africa
Aberystwyth University scientists have been awarded funding to develop crops which can help stem Africa's growing diabetes problem.