Aberystwyth University at the Hay Festival
A series of lectures focusing on some of the global challenges being addressed at Aberystwyth University will feature at this year’s Hay Festival.
Old sketches, maps and gothic effigies unlock secrets of John Keats’s famous poem ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’
New work by Aberystwyth University researchers suggests that two hand-holding gothic effigies in Chichester Cathedral made famous by Philip Larkin’s poem ‘An Arundel Tomb’ also inspired John Keats’s 200-year-old meditation on doomed love, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’.
Leading lawyer to head longest-established law department in Wales
Aberystwyth University has announced the appointment of leading Welsh lawyer Emyr Lewis as Head of its Department of Law & Criminology.
Ben Lake on Brexit from the backbenches
Wales’s youngest MP Ben Lake will talk about Brexit and the role of the Westminster backbencher in a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on 16 May 2019.
Wales’s past was in coal but its future is in carbon farming
Writing in The Conversation, Professor Iain Donnison and Dr Judith Thornton both from the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) Aberystwyth University ask why Wales can only achieve a 95% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050, when England is set to achieve 100% and Scotland can reach net zero by 2045.
Welsh Cabinet Minister marks centenary of International Politics
The Welsh Government Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language will set out her vision on the future direction of Wales’ international relations in a keynote speech at Aberystwyth University on 10 May 2019.
Work on new vet research centre begins
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.
European recognition for the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies
The Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University is celebrating a double success in the prestigious EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship scheme.
Seabed shape and strength can hasten collapse of ice sheets
Scientists have shed new light on the collapse of glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland by studying the history of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet.
New zero carbon emissions target to lead to significant changes to agriculture according to Aberystwyth academic
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.
University work experience programme reaches 1,000th student
A work experience programme for young full-time undergraduate students from less advantaged backgrounds has recruited its 1,000th student, less than three years after its launch.
Aberystwyth academics elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales
The Learned Society of Wales has named five academics from Aberystwyth University among its newly elected Fellows.
Aberystwyth student wins finalist slot in The Telegraph STEM Awards 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.
Aberystwyth graduate is new Blue Peter presenter
A Film and Television Studies graduate from Aberystwyth University is the new presenter of Blue Peter – the world’s longest-running children's TV show.
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