IBERS News Archive 2010

Modern farming and traditional milling create a new flour for Wales

26 November 2010
The new flour is unique in that it uses locally grown organic wheat – a joint project between the world renowned IBERS research centre at Aberystwyth University and the owners of Wales’s latest working water mill.

Revolutionising plant breeding work to help face global challenges

23 November 2010
Work has started on building a new £7 million research facility at the world-renowned Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University.

IBERS Cultivates Winter Wheat 

18 November 2010
IBERS farms have started sowing winter wheat at Morfa Mawr, Llanon in an attempt to reduce next year’s cost of production

Chief Scientific Adviser for Wales visits Aberystwyth University

21 September 2010
The Chief Scientific Adviser’s role is to advise the First Minister Carwyn Jones and the Welsh Assembly Government, to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics and the role of science within the wider knowledge economy.

Colloquium for Equine Reproduction

31 October 2010 - register now for your place at this unique event

New Chair of Sustainable Agriculture

19 July 2010
Professor Gareth Edwards-JonesResearch into global food security problems has been given a boost thanks to a new partnership between Waitrose and Aberystwyth University.

Drop by drop

17 May 2010
Rainwater is collected on an industrial scale on the University's farms to meet the daily demand of 50,000 litres, providing both financial and environmental savings.

Queen's Anniversary Prize awarded at Buckingham Palace

18 February 2010
Representatives from Aberystwyth University will be at Buckingham Palace on Friday 19 February to receive the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.

Proposals to Restructure IBERS

05 February 2010
Professor Wayne Powell, Director of IBERS has announced proposals to restructure the Institute in order to deliver its vision to be a sustainable, world class institution. The announcement was made at a meeting of IBERS staff this afternoon.

Feeding yeast to improve rumen efficiency and health

10 December 2010

With the aim of developing firm ideas on when best to feed yeast and in what quantities, scientists are working hard to better understand the health and production benefits of feeding yeast.

Graduation, July 2010

10 July 2010

Congratulations to the class of 2010 on successfully completing their degrees.

Methane study

20 December 2010

New £3.9 million project to reduce damaging emissions from farm animals.

Chromosomes without Genes

09 December 2010

Professor Hubert Rees FRS DFC