Downing Street appointment for physicist

09 March 2007

PhD student Alan Wood who is studying 'space weather', has been invited to a reception hosted by the Prime Minister, Tony Blair, at 10 Downing Street on Monday 12 March.

3D visualisation to ease wind farm planning problems

08 March 2007

See3D, the new state of the art Visualisation Centre at Aberystwyth, is working with West Coast Energy, to develop visualisation software that will help fast track Wind Farm planning approvals.

World-Class Partnership Launched

08 March 2007

The official launch of the Research and Enterprise Partnership between the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and the University of Wales, Bangor, took place on 7 March at the Senedd building of the National Assembly for Wales.

'Tracing our understanding of the universe – do we understand more than our forefathers?'

20 March 2007

Dr Rhodri Evans from the University of Glamorgan will deliver the annual Walter Idris Jones lecture on Wednesday 21st March in the A12 lecture theatre in the Hugh Owen Building of the University's Penglais campus.

Year in Employment Scheme

26 March 2007

The Year in Employment Scheme is an invaluable and unique experience for Aberystwyth students, where they get the chance to spend a year working for a company between their second and third year.

National Science Week success

16 March 2007

Pupils from Ysgol Llwyn yr Eos are celebrating their success in this year's National Science Week competition which was organised by the University and the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research.

The Centre for Educational Studies celebrating World Book Day

26 March 2007

On the 2nd of March the Centre for Educational Studies celebrated World Book Day by launching Hwyl Drwy'r Flwyddyn a series of 12 large books, audio CD and a handbook for teachers for teaching Welsh second language pupils 5 to 8 years old, in Ysgol Gymraeg Aberystwyth.

'Climate change from a geological perspective'

06 March 2007

Aberystwyth glaciologist to give public lecture as part of The Geological Society of London's bicentennial celebrations

Student Skills Competition

20 March 2007

As final preparations get underway for the Student Skills Competition which is being held on Wednesday 21 March, 13 teams are in the running.

IGER merger proposed

21 March 2007

UWA and the Biotechnology and Bioligcal Sciences Research Council are exploring the possibility of the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research (IGER) at Plas Gogerddan becoming part of the University sector in Wales. The proposed merger, which would also involve the University at Bangor, would create an internationally competitive research centre.

Early Day Motion support for Partnership

20 March 2007

An Early Day Motion promoting the Aberystwyth and Bangor University Research and Enterprise Partnership has secured the backing of over 60 MPs in advance of its Parliamentary launch.

New Centre for Legal Practice launched

30 March 2007

The Department of Law and Criminology has established a new Centre for Legal Practice which provides professional training programmes and runs the recently launched Legal Practice Course.

Casino theme deals Maths victory

28 March 2007

Maths were crowned the 2007 Student Skills Competition champions on Wednesday 21 March and in the process earned themselves a cash prize of £1500 which was sponsored by RPS Group.

University Challenge

27 March 2007

After victories against Bristol and Merton College Oxford, Aber's University Challenge team suffer defeat against Warwick in last of the quarter finals by 165 to 130.

Promoting contemporary literature

28 March 2007

The Department of English has entered into a new collaborative agreement with the literary quarterly New Welsh Review, and the Welsh independent publisher Parthian, to enhance the profile of contemporary literature within the University and beyond.