£20m green boost

30 March 2012

The BEACON biorefining centre at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), today (Thursday 29 March) unveiled new research facilities as part of a £20m initiative.

Aberystwyth University Scientists address UK protein deficit

30 March 2012

Scientists at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) are playing their part in addressing the UK protein deficit through a 5 year research project valued at £2.15million.

DNA barcode for fungi

28 March 2012

Three scientists at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University are part of an international consortium which has agreed upon a standard ‘fungal DNA barcode'.

Biodiversity conservation

22 March 2012

Research carried out by Dr Mike Christie, an environmental economist working at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS), Aberystwyth University, has encouraged decision makers and opinion formers to increase their effort to conserve precious natural resources.

Recycle for longer life

19 March 2012

Aberystwyth scientists, in collaboration with colleagues at Manchester and Cambridge, have shown that yeast cells recycle to stay alive when food is in short supply.

Mapping Miscanthus

19 March 2012

Researchers at Aberystwyth University and in the United States have collaborated to complete the first high-resolution, comprehensive genetic map of a promising energy crop called miscanthus.

New research centre will boost the green economy in Wales

08 March 2012

Environment Minister, John Griffiths, has today visited a new facility which will collaborate with local companies to develop green business technologies and opportunities. The BEACON initiative, the first of its kind in Wales, has its centre at Aberystwyth University.

A welcome boost for West Wales.

07 March 2012

A £12m initiative to help businesses in West Wales and the Valleys work in a more sustainable way has been given an EU boost.

Aberystwyth Student awarded Biochemical Society Prize

05 March 2012

The professional society for UK biochemists, The Biochemical Society, has granted a prize to an IBERS student for success in his studies in biochemistry.