Accountancy at Aberystwyth in European Top 20

10 July 2006

The latest volume of Accounting and Business Research has published the findings of an analysis of publications in nineteen leading internationally recognised accounting journals.

British Board of Film Classification research on sexual violence

10 July 2006

Researchers at UWA are tackling a set of controversial but important questions, at the request of the British Board of Film Classification.

External Degree celebrates twenty years of graduates

11 July 2006

The first of this year's graduation ceremonies marked an important milestone for the External Degree through the medium of Welsh as it celebrated twenty years of graduates.

First Fellow honoured

11 July 2006

The internationally renowned harpist Catrin Finch was the first Fellow to be presented at this year's graduation ceremonies. Catrin was presented during the second ceremony on Tuesday afternoon by Dr Catrin Hughes, Registrar and Secretary at UWA.

Former Governor of the Cayman Islands honoured

12 July 2006

John Wynne Owen is the second Fellow to be honoured during this week's graduation celebrations. A former civil servant with the Diplomatic Service whose appointments included Governor of the Cayman Islands, Mr Owen was presented by Professor Colin McInnes, Head of the Department of International Politics.

Former 'Corrie' actor graduates

12 July 2006

Former Coronation Street actor Nigel Pivaro, who played the part of Terry Duckworth on the long-running soap 'on and off' for nearly 20 years, was presented with an MSc Econ in Terrorism and International Relations at this morning's graduation ceremony.

Former student honoured

17 July 2006

Professor Vernon Morgan, a former student and one of “Wales' most distinguished electronic engineers” was honoured as Fellow of UWA on Friday morning. He was presented by Professor Neville Greaves.

Tax knowledge within companies: new study funded

04 July 2006

Professor Kevin Holland from the School of Management and Business at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth is to lead a new study into how companies develop and utilise tax knowledge. The work is being funded by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

World's First Department of International Politics celebrates opening of new building

01 July 2006

The new home of the world's first Department of International Politics was opened on Tuesday 25 July by the First Minister of the National Assembly for Wales, the Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan, and the UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Sir Emyr Jones Parry.

How green is your phone?

20 July 2006

The last ten years have witnessed a 'mobile phone' explosion with an estimated global market volume of 1.25 billion handsets in 2004 (Eurosource Europe). The introduction and popularity of mobile phones has led to a new challenge in waste management.

Sir John Houghton

14 July 2006

On Friday Sir John Houghton , who is recognised throughout the world for his fundamental contribution to the scientific study of global climate change, was hounored as a Fellow of UWA