Aberystwyth University at the Hay Festival

22 May 2019

A series of lectures focusing on some of the global challenges being addressed at Aberystwyth University will feature at this year’s Hay Festival.

Wales’s past was in coal but its future is in carbon farming

new report from the Committee on Climate Change has outlined how the UK should – and could – reduce its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. 

Work on new vet research centre begins

09 May 2019

Work is underway on a new £4.2m state of the art veterinary hub to drive forward research to protect both animal and human health.


Led by Aberystwyth University and backed with a £3m grant from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Welsh Government, VetHub1 will provide fully-equipped, high-specification laboratories and office spaces.

New zero carbon emissions target to lead to significant changes to agriculture according to Aberystwyth academic

03 May 2019

An ambitious new target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 will lead to significant changes in farming practices over coming decades, according to a leading agri- environment specialist.

Aberystwyth student wins finalist slot in The Telegraph STEM Awards 2019

29 April 2019

An idea for a new portable test to detect TB in humans has earned an Aberystwyth University student a place as one of five finalists in The Telegraph STEM Awards 2019.

Identifying the grass pollen that gets up your nose

10 April 2019

Scientists could be a step closer to providing more precise pollen forecasts for asthma and hay fever sufferers, conditions that affect one in four of the UK population.


Researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environment and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University have been working on a major three-year project led by Bangor University to analyse airborne grass pollen.

Rutherford fellows build on new Africa partnership

01 April 2019

Fellowships awarded to two researchers from the University of Namibia are set to build on a new strategic partnership between Aberystwyth University and the southern African institution.