Pokémon Marathon at University

02 April 2012

Charity Pokémon marathon to be held at Aberystwyth University.

New environment research group

02 April 2012

University scientists to help solve environment puzzle.

Major research grant awarded

03 April 2012

New study of economic lifeblood in Welsh rivers.

Diabetics screened at University

03 April 2012

Local people screened at the Department of Sport and Exercise Science.

Fellows honoured by University

04 April 2012

Fellows to be honoured by Aberystwyth University

University’s mammoth study

04 April 2012

Aberystwyth scientists contribute to woolly mammoths study

Leverhulme grant awarded

04 April 2012

University awarded three-year Leverhulme Research Project Grant

Successful volunteering

11 April 2012

Students win £150 to run volunteering project.

National Library Vice President

13 April 2012

AU Senior Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor Aled Jones, named as Vice President of the National Library of Wales.

New nursery opens

13 April 2012

The University’s new purpose built day nursery on Penglais Hill opened its doors for the first time on Thursday 12 April.

Drawing award for student

16 April 2012

Aberystwyth fine art student wins drawing award.

Animal behaviour on the BBC

17 April 2012

The BBC’s “Science Café” reports from the Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour conference held at Aberystwyth from 11th – 13th April.

Volcanic discussion

17 April 2012

One of Britain’s leading volcanologist speaks about earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes.

Robots on the beach

20 April 2012

AU computer scientists are running a robotics workshops for young people on the beach at Aberystwyth as part of Technocamps.

Hoover award

24 April 2012

Industrial giant Hoover funds £60,000 prostate cancer study.

To flower or not to flower

24 April 2012

A plant that never flowers leads scientists to the discovery of a gene that is essential for the formation of branches on flowering plants.

Medieval seals

25 April 2012

An exhibition of medieval Welsh seals based on work by historians at the Department of History and Welsh History, is launched at the National Library of Wales.

Giant boost for biofuel

26 April 2012

UK Government announces additional £6.4m for the development of biofuel crop, Miscanthus.

UN Human rights invitation

27 April 2012

Aberystwyth Law Professor, John Williams, to join UN expert meeting on human rights of older persons in New York.

On track to London

27 April 2012

Harriers run in the new Olympic Stadium as Aberystwyth celebrates Universities Week.

Foreign policy challenges

30 April 2012

Former UK Permanent Representative to the UN, Sir Emyr Jones Parry, to give Centre of European Studies annual address.