University appoints new Vice-President

31 October 2007

Mrs Elizabeth France CBE BScEcon, Hon DSc, Hon DLitt, Hon D Laws, the Telecommunications and Energy Supply Ombudsman and previously the UK's first Information Commissioner, has been appointed a Vice-President of Aberystwyth University.

Breaking through the Consensus: The Case for Liberalism in Welsh Politics

01 November 2007

The Liberal Democrat Assembly Member Kirsty Williams will deliver the 2007 Institute of Welsh Politics Annual Lecture at Aberystwyth University on Monday 12 November. The title of her lecture will be “Breaking through the Consensus: The Case for Liberalism in Welsh Politics

Iran and the West

20 November 2007

The conference 'Prospects for Trust-building between the West and Iran' has been postponed due to unforseen circumstances.

Children in Need

19 November 2007

On Thursday 15 November staff and students at Aberystwyth University's Institute of Rural Sciences competed in an odd game of football for the annual 'Wellie Cup'.

S4C – The first 25 years <br />

02 November 2007

S4C Chief Executives past and present are gathering at Aberystwyth today and tomorrow (2 & 3 November) for a major conference marking the 25th anniversary of the Welsh-language television channel.

'Living in the Midst of Change – 2'

27 November 2007

Jason Chess, Solicitor and Partner with the specialist media and technology law firm Wiggin LLP, will deliver the 2007 Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs Annual Lecture on Friday 30 November.

I Love Aber

20 November 2007

The Guild of Students is asking why students love studying at Aberystwyth and what local people think of the students.

Understanding Earth's fiery cousin

29 November 2007

It has long been thought that Earth and Venus should be similar, but results from the Venus Express spacecraft published in Nature show how different they really are according to Professor Manuel Grande, co-investigator on the ASPERA-4 instrument.

Relay for Life

21 November 2007

A team of students, led by cancer survivor Llinos Thomas, are appealing for staff and students to join the Cancer Research Relay for Life which is set to take place on the 1st of March 2008.

Birdsong: keeping up with the Jones's

27 November 2007

Like a bad boyfriend, the little brown sedge warbler, sings for only two days a year and gives up once he's found a mate! But there is more to this feathery tale according to Dr Rupert Marshall.


29 November 2007

Professor Colin McInnes from the Department of International Politics has been awarded a UNESCO Professorial Chair in HIV/AIDS, Education and Security.