Promoting literature

04 December 2008

Wales Literature Exchange, an international literary network based at Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, has been awarded a £1.3m grant to promote literature across Europe and beyond.


18 December 2008

World leading research has been identified in 15 of 16 subject areas at Aberystwyth University according to the results of the Research Assessment Exercise 2008.

New centre for teacher education

09 December 2008

Aberystwyth and Bangor Universities are joining forces to provide Initial Teacher Education for North and Mid-Wales. The new centre will provide training for primary and secondary teachers from 2010.

Professor Gwyn Jones

22 December 2008

A plaque of Welsh slate has been unveiled in the Hugh Owen Library to commemorate the life and works of the acclaimed scholar, novelist and short story writer, Professor Gwyn Jones.

Human Rights

09 December 2008

The International Law Research Forum of the Department of Law and Criminology is hosting a one day Colloquium to commemorate 60 years of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Research Assessment Exercise 2008

19 December 2008

With 85% of research submitted world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised, Aberystwyth climbs 15 places in the Times Higher's RAE league table, and rises to second in Wales.

Olympic Training Camp Guide

19 December 2008

A mere six years after its establishment, the excellence of Aberystwyth's Department of Sport and Exercise Science has been awarded international recognition by being included in the London Olympics Organising Committee Pre-Games Camp Training Guide.