Leatherback turtles tracked by satellite

31 May 2007

Marine biologists Dr John Fish and Mr Ryan Burne have just returned from the Caribbean island of Dominica where they have been tagging giant leatherback sea turtles.
They are using the latest satellite tracking technology to study their nesting and post nesting behaviour.

Student wins top Irish Short Story competition

03 May 2007

Hester Casey, a distance learning student at the Department of Information Studies is the winner of this year's RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition.

IGER to merge with the University

04 May 2007

The Vice-chancellor has welcomed the announcement by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council on Friday 4 May that it wishes to transfer the Institute of Grassland and Environmental Research at Plas Gogerddan to the University.

Dr Robert Harrison (1944 - 2007)

09 May 2007

It is with great sadness that we record the death of Dr Robert Harrison. Dr Harrison, who died on Sunday after a long illness, had been a member of the Department of History and Welsh History since 1971.

Bananas and pineapples

10 May 2007

A banana tree that flowers and fruits every year and a pineapple plant may not be common sights in west Wales, but they are two of the attractions at the University's Tropical Glasshouse which opens its doors to the public as part of the Plas Penglais Open day on Sunday 13 May between 2 and 5 p.m.

Imagine Cup success

02 May 2007

A software programme developed by two computer science students, that enables school pupils from countries around the world to attend a virtual classroom, take second prize in the UK final of the 2007 Imagine Cup.

Two new PhD Studentships offered

16 May 2007

The Department of Law and Criminology are inviting applications for two new PhD studentships; one in Criminology and one through the medium of Welsh.

Luigi Bonomi Associates Prize for Fiction

24 May 2007

Bethany Pope who is studying for a PhD in Creative Writing at the Department of English is the winner of the inaugural Luigi Bonomi Associates Prize for Fiction.