Dr Emily Oliver awarded grant from Richard Benjamin Trust

28 June 2012

Dr Emily Oliver has successfully been awarded a grant of £10,000 from the Richard Benjamin Trust for research examining engagement in community regeneration.  The project, which will explore the application of a value-oriented behaviour change technique, is centred around work being conducted in Blaenau Ffestiniog in collaboration with Catrin Roberts (Regeneration Manager, Welsh Government). 

KESS awards 2012

27 June 2012

Our Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS) Ph.D. students Arwel Wyn Jones and Ffion Curtis, were recently shortlisted to provide a Pecha Kucha presentation of their projects at the annual KESS awards. Presentations in the live final were judged by the audience, Arwel subsequently finishing in 3rd place in the competition.

Sowing the seeds

13 June 2012

For the first time Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) will be exhibiting at Cereals, the leading technical event for the UK arable industry, which takes place from 13-14 June in Lincolnshire.

Diabetes Information Evening

12 June 2012

As part of National Diabetes Week, The Department of Sport and Exercise Science in collaboration with The Bronglais Diabetes Specialist Team hosted the second Mid Wales Diabetes Information Evening.

A decade of Sport and Exercise

01 June 2012

Gerald Davies CBE, one of the greatest wing three-quarters ever to grace a rugby pitch, and former Scarlets and Wales flanker, Dafydd Jones, were the guests of honour at a gala dinner to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science on Saturday 26 May.

"Acid up for Olmypic Gold"

06 June 2012

Mark Burnley, a sports scientist at Aberystwyth University, has found new ways of warming up that can help improve an athlete’s performance and make the difference between gold and silver.