Plant DNA barcode agreed

27 July 2009

An international team of scientists, including researchers at Aberystwyth, has concluded a four–year effort to agree on a standard 'plant DNA barcode'.

Fear, panic and the media

07 July 2009

Media coverage, from early newspapers to the modern digital age, of topics such as war, disease and teenagers and sex, will be the focus of a major international history conference at Aberystwyth from 8th - 11 July.

Economic driver

20 July 2009

A report by international consultants DTZ highlights the economic contribution of the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.

A pink waxcap on the plinth

10 July 2009

A giant 'pink waxcap' hat made by Dr. Gareth Griffith and Gary Easton from IBERS will feature on the fourth plinth on between 3 and 4 on Sunday morning to promote mycology.

Fellows 2009

13 July 2009

The Rt Hon Rhodri Morgan AM, First Minister of Wales, is one of seven Honorary Fellows to be presented at this week's graduation ceremonies.

Graduation Live

13 July 2009

This year's graduation ceremonies, which take place between 14th and 17th July, will be broadcast live on the internet.

Artist presented as Fellow

14 July 2009

The distinguished and highly acclaimed Aberystwyth based artist, Mary Lloyd Jones, is presented as Honorary Fellow at the first of this year's degree ceremonies.

Sports scientist honoured

15 July 2009

Emeritus Professor and Aberystwyth graduate, Clyde Williams, is presented for an Honourary Fellowship.

10 years of the Wales Summer University

07 July 2009

Jake Stong, BBC Radio Wales' travel news announcer, joins fellow former students who will be attending the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Wales Summer University at the National Assembly this week.

First Minister honored

16 July 2009

The Rt. Hon. Rhodri Morgan AM was presented as Honorary Fellow of Aberystwyth by Sir Emyr Jones Parry.

Former head of HSBC honoured

16 July 2009

Mr Dyfrig John, former Chief Executive of HSBC is presented for an Honorary Fellowship by Vice-Chancellor Professor Noel Lloyd.

Professor Ching Fai Ng

16 July 2009

President and Vice-Chancellor of Hong Kong Baptist University, Deputy of National People's Congress of China, and former Nuffield Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Aberystwyth is presented as Fellow.

Professor Dame Jean Thomas

17 July 2009

Professor Wayne Powell, Director of IBERS, presents Professor Dame Jean Thomas an an Honorary Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

Mr Huw Eurig Davies

17 July 2009

The Chief Executive of television production company Boomerang, Huw Eurig Davies is presented for an Honorary Fellowship by Dr John Harries.

Aber at the National Eisteddfod

31 July 2009

Aberystwyth University is offering a full programme of activities at this year's National Eisteddfod which takes place at Bala from 1st to 9th August.

€1.7m for Celtic link

09 July 2009

Businesses and entrepreneurs in West Wales and South East Ireland team up to boost creativity, innovation and competition in a scheme launched at the School of Management and Business.