On location

02 January 2013

Filming of major new detective drama underway at the University.

Entry requirements and widening participation

11 January 2013

The Vice-Chancellor and Professor Martin Jones, Pro Vice-Chancellor Research, Enterprise and Engagement, stress the importance of flexibility in University admissions, and highlight the benefits of treating applicants as individuals.

More food for less

15 January 2013

Conference of leading experts to discuss how to improve sustainability of food supply chain.

Smartphone environment

17 January 2013

Data collected on smart phones by people living in the UNESCO-designated Dyfi Biosphere to improve flood prediction models and record changing habitats.

Weather Update

17 January 2013

We anticipate the University will be open tomorrow, Friday 18th January. However, the Met Office has issued an amber 'be prepared' weather alert for snow in Aberystwyth area during the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Marine biologists choose Aberystwyth

20 January 2013

Aberystwyth University is to host the 10th annual Marine Biology Conference which takes place from 8th to 10th May 2013.

Engaging with science and the public imagination

23 January 2013

Appointments announced to two new Chairs, Professor of Public Engagement with Science and Professor of Engagement with the Public Imagination.

Computer bootcamps

24 January 2013

Aberystwyth Technocamps is set to run another calendar of two-day bootcamps to inspire young people to use Rasberry Pi, Minecraft and LEGO Mindstorm.

Turning research into mobile apps

24 January 2013

The University links up with Welshpool based Codiki Ltd to turn expertise into mobile applications and services.

The darkening of Arctic glaciers

27 January 2013

Aberystwyth researchers have measured the “microbial budget” of a glacier surface for the first time, discovering how bacteria may help melt glaciers.

University welcomes Royal College of Defence Studies

28 January 2013

Aberystwyth University recently hosted a visit from a group of students from the Royal College of Defence Studies (RCDS).

Boost for innovation culture

31 January 2013

Major boost for commercialisation of research at Aberystwyth and other leading universities in Wales.