International award for Aberystwyth led bio consortium partner

30 March 2016

The Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University leads the consortium ADMIT BioSuccInnovate, an innovative Climate-KIC initiative funded by the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), along with Reverdia and other European partners.

Aberystwyth’s Cennydd is runner up Dairy Student of the Year

30 March 2016

Cennydd Jones from Pontsian, Llandysul is the runner up for the prestigious RABDF (Royal British Dairy Farmers Association) MSD Animal Health Dairy Student of the Year award. A final year student studying Agriculture with Animal Science at Aberystwyth University’s IBERS (Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences), he beat off stiff competition from 26 other entrants. 


A year in the life of a Natural Resources Wales Intern

22 March 2016

Final year marine and freshwater biology undergraduate Ant Baker has returned to his studies after a year-long, paid internship with the Marine Monitoring team of Natural Resources Wales (NRW), the Welsh Government environmental regulator with a remit for preserving and improving the Welsh environment. 

Brazilian collaboration to combat Tan-Spot in wheat

21 March 2016

Research revolves around the National Plant Phenomics Centre at IBERS where computer-assisted imaging can accelerate development of new crop varieties.

Get involved in improving beer

18 March 2016

Over 20 million pints of beer are consumed every day in the UK and many of these are produced with the assistance of research by scientists at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).

Aberystwyth University features on BBC Countryfile

14 March 2016

Students from IBERS feature on popular BBC programme Countryfile.

Hult Prize: Aberystwyth team reaches London finals

08 March 2016

Brandon Ribatika, Mohammed Waqas and Sohail Iqbal represent Aberystwyth in the Hult Prize regional finals in London on 11-12 March.

IBERS Photographic Competition prize giving

02 March 2016

The winners of the 2015 IBERS photographic competition were awarded their prizes on Wednesday 2nd March by IBERS Director Professor Mike Gooding.