Building environmental excellence

01 October 2013

The new IBERS building on Penglais has been awarded a BREEAM Excellent certificate for environmental performance.

Desert eye test

03 October 2013

Aberystwyth scientist travels to Chile’s Atacama desert as the science ‘eyes’ of the 2018 ExoMars mission to Mars undergo field trials.


04 October 2013

Statement on the future of Pantycelyn and the provision for Welsh speaking students at Fferm Penglais.

Women in the age of revolution

08 October 2013

Professor Paula Backscheider talks about wartime women during 1775-1815.

Arts Centre Director appointed

08 October 2013

Gareth Lloyd Roberts, currently Producer at Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff, has been appointed Director of Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Call to protect ‘waxcap’ grasslands

15 October 2013

Wales has some of the most scientifically important and diverse habitats for grassland fungi in the world according to researchers at IBERS.

£14.2m for arts and humanities

16 October 2013

Aberystwyth, in partnership with seven other universities, awarded £14.2m by the AHRC to deliver postgraduate supervision, training and skills development.

Students, free range eggs and lupins….

16 October 2013

Aberystwyth University’s free range egg supplier Birchgrove Eggs is feeding its laying hens with UK grown lupins to replace imported soya in their diet.

Linguistic diversity workshop

17 October 2013

Aberystwyth’s Mercator centre hosts a specialist three day workshop on linguistic diversity.

English and Creative Writing success

17 October 2013

Professor Sarah Prescott and Dr Mary Chadwick presented with the M Wynn Thomas Awards for 2013.

Y Gwyll / Hinterland première

17 October 2013

Aberystwyth University hosts the première of the long awaited international detective drama series Y Gwyll / Hinterland.

Groundbreaking agreement with Seoul National University

22 October 2013

Aberystwyth signs agreements with Seoul National University to share miscanthus germplasm to help boost bioenergy production and combat climate change.

Robert Winnicki statement

23 October 2013

Robert Winnicki statement.

UN Internet Governance Forum

24 October 2013

International Politics students discuss online oppression as part of the UN’s Internet Governance Forum which is taking place on the Indonesia island of Bali this week.

Sustainable catering award

24 October 2013

University catering outlets awarded the Soil Association’s Bronze Food for Life Catering Mark Award.

Blooming bacteria identified in melting snow

30 October 2013

Aberystwyth scientists claim that big Greenland-wide glacier melts could lead to some of the biggest seasonal events in nature.

IBERS Director appointed Chief Science Officer at CGIAR

30 October 2013

Professor Wayne Powell, Director of the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences appointed Chief Science Officer of the CGIAR Consortium.