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University to appoint new Director/Animateur for its reshaped music provision
Aberystwyth University has announced its intention to appoint a new Director/Animateur of Music to lead its reshaped and revitalised music provision into the future.
BBC Three is making a welcome return to TV for young and 'old' alike
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jamie Medhurst from the Department of Theatre Film and Television studies discusses the return of BBC Three to TV after being moved online in 2016 to save money
Belarus: opposition pressure continues inside and outside the country – will it work?
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discuss opposition pressure in Belarus after the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko with Russian military intervention being the ultimate guarantor of Lukashenko's grip on power.
Coronavirus vaccine scams – fraud experts give their top tips to help you stay safe
Writing in The Conversation Dr Gareth Norris and Alexandra Brookes from the Department of Psychology discuss the COVID-19 scams that have emerged while people wait for their vaccine and ways to help you stay safe.