Building environmental excellence

01 October 2013

The new IBERS building on Penglais has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent certificate for environmental performance.

Call to protect ‘waxcap’ grasslands

16 October 2013

Wales has some of the most scientifically important and diverse habitats for grassland fungi in the world according to researchers at IBERS.

Students, free range eggs and lupins….

16 October 2013

Aberystwyth University’s free range egg supplier Birchgrove Eggs is feeding its laying hens with UK grown lupins to replace imported soya in their diet.

Groundbreaking agreement with Seoul National University

22 October 2013

Aberystwyth signs agreements with Seoul National University to share miscanthus germplasm to help boost bioenergy production and combat climate change.

European student of the year finalist

12 September 2013

Zoology graduate Eleanor Paish is one of three finalists for the Biology Student of the Year award in the 2013 European Science Engineering & Technology Awards.

IBERS Director appointed Chief Science Officer at CGIAR

31 October 2013

Professor Wayne Powell, Director of the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences appointed Chief Science Officer of the CGIAR Consortium.

Blooming bacteria identified in melting snow

30 October 2013

Aberystwyth scientists claim that big Greenland-wide glacier melts could lead to some of the biggest seasonal events in nature.