Gene-editing tool shown to limit impact of certain parasitic diseases

16 January 2019

A parasitologist at Aberystwyth University is one of a worldwide team of researchers that has used a gene-editing tool to limit the impact of schistosomiasis, an illness that affects more than a quarter of a billion people in Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America.

Red Clover innovation for Wales

04 January 2019

New research to ensure more Welsh livestock farmers could benefit from longer lasting, disease resistant red clovers is being undertaken at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).

Aberystwyth scientist to appear on the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures

01 January 2019

A scientist from Aberystwyth University is set to appear in the 2018 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures which will be broadcast on BBC 4 between Christmas and the New Year.

Aberystwyth University’s latest Wales Farm Income Booklet

17 December 2018

Aberystwyth University’s latest Wales Farm Income Booklet, has just been published by IBERS. The handy pocket sized book provides really useful performance and benchmarking results from the Farm Business Survey (FBS) for 2017-18.  

New precision agriculture partnership launched

17 December 2018

Researchers at Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) are launching a new partnership with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi which aims to encourage farmers in Wales and further afield to incorporate cutting edge innovations on their farms.

Aberystwyth University grasses that feed the world considered one of the UK’s best breakthroughs

17 December 2018

Pioneering work at Aberystwyth University that has led to the production of new varieties of high sugar grasses features as one of the UK’s 100 best breakthroughs in recognition of its transformational environmental and economic benefits.