Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow

01 July 2014

IBERS lecturer Dr Debbie Nash awarded Senior Fellow status with the Higher Education Academy.

Student Employee of the Year

01 July 2014

Student employees Scott Roe and Barbara Karp scoop top awards at the 2014 Student Employee of the Year Awards.

Bequest funds IBERS PhD research scholarships

02 July 2014

Owen Price Scholarship awarded to Ilse Skujina to study avian genomes and link to longevity, and Rhys Jones to study rumen fluke.

China visit

07 July 2014

School of Management and Business students take two week study visit to Southwest University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) in Chengdu, China.

Google sponsors internet censorship symposium

08 July 2014

Representatives from Google, Microsoft, the European Commission and UNESCO will be amongst the delegates for the conference on 10-11 September 2014.

Agricultural Shows: What’s the impact?

09 July 2014

Research to be launched at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show investigates the role of agricultural shows in Wales today.

Fellows to be honoured at Graduation

11 July 2014

Eleven Fellows will be presented during this year’s Graduation ceremonies which take place at the Arts Centre from Monday 14 until Friday 18 July.

D Geraint Lewis honoured as Fellow

14 July 2014

Author, former Education and Children’s Librarian for Dyfed and Director of Education at Ceredigion County Council, D Geraint Lewis, honoured as Fellow.

Renowned atmospheric physicist honoured as Fellow

15 July 2014

Professor Harries, who led the team that produced the first direct observational evidence of an increase in the Earth’s greenhouse effect between 1970 and 1997, honoured as Fellow.

From labourer to astrophysics graduate

15 July 2014

Ian Gimbeth, a former labourer and spray painter who left school at 16, graduates in Astrophysics.

Learning and Teaching Fellow

15 July 2014

Computer scientist Nitin Naik recognised for exceptional contribution to teaching and learning.

Professor Len Scott: Learning and Teaching Fellow

15 July 2014

Professor Len Scott, an authority on intelligence studies and the Cold War, recognised for his contribution to teaching and learning.

Jeremy Bowen honoured as Fellow

15 July 2014

Prominent Welsh journalist and television presenter, Jeremy Bowen has been honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

Sir Michael Moritz honoured as Fellow

16 July 2014

Cardiff-born venture capitalist and philanthropist, Sir Michael Moritz, honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

Ed Thomas honoured as Fellow

16 July 2014

Playwright, director and producer, Ed Thomas, has been honoured as Fellow of Aberystwyth University.

Rhodri Meilir honoured as Fellow

16 July 2014

Actor and Aberystwyth University alumnus, Rhodri Meilir has been honoured as Fellow.

Comedian Rhod Gilbert honoured as Fellow

16 July 2014

Stand-up comedian and TV and radio presenter, Rhod Gilbert, made a Fellow of Aberystwyth University today.

Leading rice expert honoured as Fellow

17 July 2014

Dr John Sheehy, Emeritus Head of Applied Photosynthesis and Systems Modelling Laboratory at the International Rice Research Institute, honoured as Fellow.

Former US Chief Public Health Veterinarian honoured

18 July 2014

Professor Bonnie Buntain, former Chief Public Health Veterinarian at the Food Safety and Inspection Service for the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), has been honoured as Fellow.

Founder of Castell Howell Foods honoured

18 July 2014

West Wales farmer and entrepreneur, Brian Jones, who established Castell Howell Foods Ltd in the mid-1980s, has been honoured as Fellow.

Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords honoured as Fellow

18 July 2014

Baroness Kay Andrews, Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords, former Chair of English Heritage and Aberystwyth alumna, honoured as Fellow.

Dr David Whitworth presented with Fellowship Award

21 July 2014

Learning and Teaching Fellowships Award.

Cows hold key to antibiotics of the future

22 July 2014

Researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences characterise over 80 novel antimicrobials from microscopic bacteria in a cow’s rumen.

Aberystwyth hosts British Chess Championships

22 July 2014

Aberystwyth University is the venue for this year’s British Chess Championships which take place over two weeks and end on 2 August.

Aberystwyth graduate scoops Llyndy Isaf Scholarship

23 July 2014

Tudur Parry, who has just graduated in Agriculture and Countryside Management, is the latest winner of the prestigious Llyndy Isaf Farming Scholarship.

Tributes paid to Malaysian student

25 July 2014

Tributes have been paid to Law student Ern Nian Yaw, who died last week in a tragic car accident in Malaysia.

Windsor Fellowship Vivian Ezugha graduates

17 July 2014

Vivian Ezugha to start 50-week paid employment thanks to the Windsor Fellowship.

The complete guide to Clearing

25 July 2014

Aberystwyth University has made the Clearing process as stress-free as possible this year.

Sister Act on show at Arts Centre

25 July 2014

Feel-good musical comedy Sister Act starts five week run at Arts Centre.

Talented US students visit Aberystwyth University

25 July 2014

Fulbright cultural and academic programme held for fourth year.

Fist bump beats unhygienic handshake

28 July 2014

Bumping fists may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, according to research by IBERS scientists published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

National Eisteddfod 2014

28 July 2014

A week full of talks, lectures and interactive activities.

University awarded EcoCampus Bronze Award

29 July 2014

Aberystwyth University recognised for its commitment to Environmental Management System.

UAV technology aids in collecting invaluable data

30 July 2014

Aberystwyth Scientist captures images of Greenland glaciers for research purposes.

Professor Dave Barnes

31 July 2014

It is with great sadness that we note the sudden death of Dr Dave Barnes, Professor of Space and Planetary Robotics at the Department of Computer Science.

Welsh colonists of Patagonia topic of discussion at Eisteddfod

31 July 2014

University holds its first Annual E.G. Bowen Lecture this year.

Geoff Constable

31 July 2014

It is with great sadness that we note the sudden death of Geoff Constable, who worked on the HEFCW-funded CADARN project.