24 March 2021
Hemp could become a more common feature of the countryside, our diets and everyday life, thanks to a new £1.1m research partnership.
The two-year project between Aberystwyth University and industry aims to make hemp a more valuable crop by increasing the amounts of compounds used to make a variety of food, health and pharmaceutical products.
11 March 2021
New research, which brings healthcare data and ground-breaking ecological techniques together, could set a roadmap for refining pollen forecasts in the future.
23 February 2021
Research on producing a natural, low-calorie sweetener from cereal straw, an agricultural waste stream, has led to the launch of an exciting new company on Aberystwyth University’s Innovation and Enterprise Campus.
17 February 2021
A research project to promote the development of oats as a healthy food product and a climate-resistant crop in Wales and Ireland has been awarded a major European grant.
12 February 2021
Evaluating beef in a new way could leave consumers more satisfied at meal times, according to researchers.
A new grading system for the meat would build on the existing strengths of Welsh farming and could guarantee consumers a consistent eating experience.
08 February 2021
Germinal and Aberystwyth University have today announced a new long-term research partnership to promote sustainable farming.
21 January 2021
Researchers at Aberystwyth University are developing a mobile app to help recovering stroke patients exercise more and cope with isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
19 January 2021
Coronavirus gene research in bats and pangolins has revealed further clues about its potential origins and transmission to humans.
As part of the CoronaHack hackathon event, a research team from Aberystwyth University and the University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute utilized hundreds of publicly available coronavirus genomes to compare SARS-CoV-2 - the virus which causes the COVID-19 disease - to its closest genetic relatives in bats and pangolins.