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New accessibility guide shows the way around campus

Launching the new accessibility guide at Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University launched a comprehensive new resource on Friday 15 March that will enhance the experience of visitors on campus.

Shortlist for 2019 Staff and Students Awards announced

Mathematics was awarded the title of Department of the Year at the AberSU Celebrates Staff and Students Awards 2018

The shortlist for the annual AberSU Celebrates Staff and Students Awards has been announced.

Putting the sound into silent films

Philomusica performing Neil’s score to accompany a screening of Hitchcock’s thriller Blackmail at Aberystwyth Arts Centre in 2014. Photo credit: Keith Morris

The work of the UK’s best known silent film accompanist and orchestral score composer will be celebrated at a series of events from 22-24 March 2019.

Winners of Gŵyl Dewi Awards 2019 announced

2019 Gŵyl Dewi Awards winners

Students and staff have been honoured by Aberystwyth University for their contribution to the Welsh language at a special ceremony in the Old College on Thursday 14 March 2019.

A degree that just might get you to Mars

Ariel Ladegaard recently worked on ESA’s Airbus-led field trials on an ExoMars-like prototype rover in the Atacama Desert, Chile.

An opportunity to work on the 2020 European Space Agency (ESA) / Roscosmos mission to Mars has taken an Aberystwyth University student a step closer to a career in the space industry.

Aberystwyth climate scientist features on BBC arctic broadcasts

Dr Arwyn Edwards has developed a portable DNA sequencing laboratory that fits into a small rucksack and can be used anywhere in the world.

A climate scientist from Aberystwyth University is set to feature in a series of BBC Radio 4 broadcasts from the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard this week.

‘Beyond the NHS: Is Health Really ‘Global’?’

Professor Colin McInnes, UNESCO Chair in HIV/AIDS Education and Health Security in Africa at Aberystwyth University

Please note that this lecture has been postponed. A new date will be announced soon. The ability of diseases to move rapidly across boundaries and continents in a global age, and the resurgence of nationalism will be the focus for a Learned Society of Wales public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 12 March 2019.

Innovators sought for business accelerator programme

Members of the BioAccelerate 2018 cohort.

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus has teamed up with financiers Nurture Ventures to offer an exciting opportunity for ambitious innovators based in Wales.

South Wales Crucible publishes Science and Innovation report to UK Government

An artist’s impression of the £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus which is due for completion in 2020.

A major audit report setting out the research and innovation strengths of Wales has been presented to the UK Government today Friday 8 March 2019.

Five nominations for WhatUni student awards

Aberystwyth University has been shortlisted in five categories in the 2019 WhatUni Student Choice Awards.

British Science Week at Aberystwyth University

Over 1,600 pupils from schools across mid and west Wales will visit an interactive science fair at Aberystwyth University on 12, 13 and 14 March, as part of British Science Week 2019.

Aberystwyth scientists take research to Westminster

Aberystwyth University physicist Alex Pitchford (right) and mathematician Dan McNulty will presenting their research in Westminster as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

Two Aberystwyth University researchers will present their work at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 13 March 2019 as part of Westminster’s annual STEM for BRITAIN event.

NFU UK Vice President’s lecture marks centenary of plant breeding at Aberystwyth

Stuart Roberts, Vice-President of NFU UK

The Vice-President of NFU UK, Stuart Roberts will deliver a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 14 March 2019.

Scientists expose hidden risks of diarrhoeal disease

Dr Justin Pachebat (left) and Dr Martin Swain from the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth University.

A rapidly evolving new subspecies of the Cryptosporidium parasite – a leading cause of diarrhoeal disease in children worldwide – has been revealed in a study published in Nature Microbiology.

Heatwaves at sea are more frequent and threaten biodiversity, study suggests

Dr Pippa Moore, co-author on the study of Marine Heatwaves which has been published in Nature Climate Change.

As the UK reflects on record February temperatures, scientists at Aberystwyth University are reporting a significant increase in heatwaves at sea - with potentially detrimental consequences for marine life.