Prostate Cancer

02 July 2008

University spinoff company and visualisation specialists, See3D, has been awarded a significant contract to develop sophisticated computer-generated models that will help doctors to improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer.

Farming Connect

10 July 2008

Organic Centre Wales, which forms part of the the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences, has been awarded £825,000 to run the Farming Connect Organic Development Programme.

£23.5m for biosciences

21 July 2008

The University has welcomed the announcement of a £23.5m investment by the National Assembly Government into the biosciences at Aberystwyth.

Energy manager

07 July 2008

David Oldham, the University's new energy manager, joins the team as Aber becomes one of the highest climbers in the 2008 Green League which has been published by People and Planet.

IBERS Innovations

22 July 2008

The 2008 edition of IBERS Knowledge-based Innovations is launched at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show providing an overview of some of the work currently being done at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.

Aber at the Eisteddfod

31 July 2008

One of the highlights of a full week of activities by the University at the Eisteddfod will be a reunion for former students on Wednesday 6 August at 3 p.m.

'Beacon' status

29 July 2008

The Arts Centre has been awarded a Beacon Company Award by the Arts Council of Wales. The scheme is designed to recognise companies in the arts who demonstrate excellence and innovation.

Graduation 2008

15 July 2008

Matthew Rhys, who plays Dylan Thomas in the film 'The Edge of Love', is one of eight Fellows to be honoured by the University at this year's graduation ceremonies.


18 July 2008

This year saw one of the largest ever cohort of students to graduate from Aberystwyth University. Over the four days and eight ceremonies the University also honoured eight new Fellows.

Joan's doctorate

16 July 2008

At the age of 82 Joan Hughes, who is originally from Trefdraeth (Newport) Pembrokeshire, was the oldest graduand at this year's ceremonies.

Fathers and daughters

17 July 2008

Two fathers and their daughters, Dr Alan Axford and Rachel Rahman, and Roger and Jodi Bennet, had cause for celebration at graduation.

Graduation live online

15 July 2008

This year's graduation ceremonies which get under way today can be viewed live online.

Dolphin watch

01 July 2008

A team of thirty volunteers brought together by researchers at IBERS are working on a detailed study of Bottlenose Dolphins in the waters off Aberystwyth.