Toxoplasma 'cat poo' parasite infects billions – so why is it so hard to study?

23 September 2019

What if I told you that there is a good chance you are carrying a parasite that is transmitted through cat poo? Two billion people around the world carry Toxoplasma gondii so there may be more than a 25% chance that it is in your body too.

AberTB – a new platform for collaboration in the fight against Bovine TB

18 September 2019

The Centre of Excellence for Bovine TB at Aberystwyth University opens its inaugural AberTB conference today, Tuesday 17 September 2019, promising that the annual event will become a new platform for collaboration in the fight against bovine TB.

Global health and sustainable fisheries research recognised for impact

21 August 2019

Two members of staff working on pioneering projects at Aberystwyth University have been presented with awards in recognition of the positive impact of their research, both in the UK and internationally.

Consumers key to new meat eating quality grading system for Wales

19 August 2019

1200 people are being invited to take part in consumer taste panels in 20 events across Wales and England as part of a major project designed to ensure the best possible eating quality for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Welsh Beef.

Former students and staff celebrate 100 Years of Plant Breeding in Aberystwyth

03 August 2019

100 years of world renowned and award winning plant breeding expertise in Aberystwyth is being celebrated with a series of events organised and hosted by Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).