Director appointed to the Mid Wales Regional Language Centre

31 August 2006

Siôn Meredith, Manager of Tearfund in Wales since 1993, has been appointed Director of the Mid Wales Regional Welsh Language Centre which is to be based at UWA. The contract to run the Centre has been awarded to the School of Education and Lifelong Learning by the National Assembly.

World's first robotic 'welly wanger'

21 August 2006

Computer scientists at Aber have developed the first welly throwing robot which has been built to take part in Channel 4's Scrapheap Challenge.

Preparations for lunar collision

23 August 2006

On Sunday 3rd September the SMART-1 space craft is set to crash-land on the moon. Profesor Manuel Grande from the Institute of Mathematical and Physical Sciences is one of the mission's principal investigators.

Top five for student satisfaction

24 August 2006

With a 90% rating Aberystwyth climbs to number 5 in the UK National Student Satisfaction survey, and the best in Wales by far.