Organic farms are holding their own despite market challenges

01 March 2006

The University of Wales, Aberystwyth Institute of Rural Science's latest annual survey of organic farm incomes in England and Wales (2003/4) shows that organic farms of different types succeeded in maintaining their incomes.

Easter and Summer Term public lecture programme unveiled

01 March 2006

The programme of public lectures for the Easter and Summer Terms has (January-May 2006) has been unveiled.

Law students celebrate moot success <br />

01 March 2006

On the first weekend of February, UWA's Law Department took part in the Inner Temple's Annual National Inter-Varsity Moot in London.

Training in Ceredigion

01 March 2006

A major new initiative to offer free training for people living in ten County Council areas in Ceredigion is being launched at the Edward Richard Centre, Ystrad Meurig on Monday 20th February by UWA.

£800,000 for International Politics

01 March 2006

The Department of International Politics at UWA has been awarded £808,225 to fund twelve new Marie Curie Early Stage Training Fellowships under the European Commission's 6th Framework Programme on Research, Technological Development and Demonstration.

Aberystwyth School of Art success

13 March 2006

National prizes recently awarded to students of the School of Art attest to the continued high standard of achievement in the School and the high regard held for our students' work, reports Robert Meyrick, Head of School and Keeper of Art.

Imagine Cup sets health challenge

09 March 2006

Tomorrow, Friday 10 March, two teams from the Department of Computer Science will be representing the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in the UK final for Microsoft's Imagine Cup UK 2006

Student Skills competition celebrates 10th anniversary

13 March 2006

On Wednesday 15 March the annual Careers Fair and Student Skills competition, an event unique to Aberystwyth and widely considered to be one of the most innovative and original careers fairs in the UK, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary

O'Donnell Lecture

20 March 2006

Professor James Mitchell from the University of Strathclyde will deliver the O'Donnell Lecture at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth on Tuesday, 28 March 2006, at 7pm in Old Hall, Old College. The title of Professor Mitchell's lecture will be 'Citizens and Nations: The Rise of Nationalism and the Decline of the British Keynesian Welfare State'.

Aberystwyth to host new £10.4m Centre of Excellence for Visualisation

29 March 2006

Professor Noel Lloyd, Vice Chancellor and Principal of UWA and Andrew Davies, Minister for Economic Development and Transport, today (Wednesday 29 March) announced the creation of a new £10.4m Centre of Excellence for Visualisation which is to be based on Penglais campus.

Theatre, Film and Television Studies is offering three PhD studentships

22 March 2006

The Department of Theatre Film and Television Studies, Aberystwyth, which was rated 5 in the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, is inviting applications for full time PhD studentships.

Law get the verdict

16 March 2006

The Student Skills competition, which celebrated its 10th anniversary this year, has been won by the Law Department. After a long day of fierce but good natured rivalry which saw fourteen departmental teams each stage a ten minute presentation and host an exhibition stand to sell their skills, the team from Law emerged victorious.

Aberystwyth celebrates Science Week

16 March 2006

As part of National Science Week over 800 primary and secondary school pupils from Ceredigion, Powys and Gwynedd have visited the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.

UWA works to reduce carbon emissions

28 March 2006

A UK wide advertising campaign run this week by the Carbon Trust recognises the efforts of UWA in cutting carbon emissions.

Aber to host 50th Ecological Genetics Group conference

31 March 2006

UWA is the host for this year's Ecological Genetics Group (EGG). The conference marks the Group's 50th anniversary