Reducing the risk of falling

01 October 2012

New website launched by health partners, including the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, to reduce the risk of falling for older people.

Language genome

05 October 2012

British Academy funds will enable researchers to sequence the complete “genome of the Welsh language”.

Human trafficking

08 October 2012

Law professor Ryszard Piotrowicz nominated for election to Council of Europe experts group on human trafficking by the UK Government.

BAFTA recognition

09 October 2012

John Hefin, former Teaching Fellow at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies, awarded a BAFTA for outstanding contribution.

Missing diaries

12 October 2012

Lost diaries of Hugh Blaker could provide a vital clue to the origin of second Mona Lisa, according to Robert Meyrick, Head of the School of Art.

Hugh Rees Memorial Lecture

15 October 2012

Eminent geneticist Professor Steve Jones to lecture on “Incest and folk dancing: two things to avoid” on Monday 15 October.

BRIT 2012 Challenge

16 October 2012

As part of his epic 2,012 mile walk around Britain, Phil Packer MBE will be at Aberystwyth University on Wednesday 17 October.

Financial crisis talk

17 October 2012

Leader of the Welsh Conservatives in the National Assembly, Andrew Davies, to discuss Wales and the financial crisis at the School of Management and Business.

QAA review welcomed

05 October 2012

QAA Institutional Review underlines the high quality of Aberystwyth degrees.

Radiocarbon breakthrough

18 October 2012

Sediment taken from a Japanese lake and analysed by Aberystwyth scientists extends the accuracy of radiocarbon dating from 12,000 to 54,000 years.

Operation Iceberg

19 October 2012

Channel 4 News report on the work of glaciologist Dr Alun Hubbard, who also advised the BBC on its forthcoming series Operation Iceberg.

Flood risk

22 October 2012

More flooding events such as those of June 2012 to be expected according to a new report published by experts at the Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences.

New life for Old College

24 October 2012

The University invites tenders for a feasibility study for the redevelopment of the Old College.

Cuban Missile Crisis

24 October 2012

Aberystwyth and Cambridge University host an international conference to mark 50 years since the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Psychological effects of cancer

25 October 2012

Research at Aberystwyth into the psychological effects of penile cancer on masculinity has been used in the development of a new health website.

Operation Iceberg

29 October 2012

Aberystwyth glaciologist studies the birth of an iceberg as part of the BBC’s Operation Iceberg series.

Vanishing Kingdom?

30 October 2012

Leading historian Professor Norman Davies to address the question ‘Is the European Union a Vanishing Kingdom?’ on Thursday 1 November.

“Advocacy Today”

31 October 2012

The Rt Hon The Lord Judge will give the Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs Annual Lecture at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 1st November.