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Top in Wales for teaching excellence and student satisfaction(Good University Guide, The Times and Sunday Times 2023)
98% of research at Aberystwyth University is of an internationally recognised standard or higher(Research Excellence Framework 2021)
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Aberystwyth University academic appointed to Natural Resources Wales Board
Professor Rhys Jones from Aberystwyth University has been appointed to the board of Natural Resources Wales by the Climate Change Minister.
Climate change-tackling peat restoration project begins at Aberystwyth University
Scientists at Aberystwyth University have started a project to restore peatlands as part of an effort to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.
More online court cases possible after Covid experience - report
More court cases could go online to make them more accessible and efficient, according to a new report published by Aberystwyth academics looking at the justice system during the pandemic.
New Chair of Crop Genomics at Aberystwyth University
Professor Gancho Slavov has been appointed the Germinal Chair of Crop Genomics at Aberystwyth University«s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).