Chinese printmaking exhibition

01 October 2014

The School of Art welcomes four artists from Changsha in China.

Of ice and life: How important are microbes for glaciers?

03 October 2014

Aberystwyth University scientist wins international award for glacier research.

Aberystwyth, a Fairtrade university

06 October 2014

The Fairtrade Foundation renews the University’s Fairtrade status for another two years.

Aberystwyth volcano experts on Science Cafe

07 October 2014

Dr Carina Fearnley and Professor John Grattan discuss recent volcanic events.

International Office Director appointed

07 October 2014

Ruth Owen Lewis has been appointed as the new Director of the International Office at Aberystwyth University.

Bakeoff success

07 October 2014

Staff get baking and raise £250 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

New role for Peter Curran

09 October 2014

Peter Curran, Director of Finance, has been appointed as the new Finance Director for Sport Wales.

Adapting breakthrough biotechnologies to tackle parasitic worms

10 October 2014

Parasitologist Professor Karl Hoffman calls for new technologies to be adapted to tackle parasitic flatworms that infect 300m people every year.

A new mechanism for building quantum computers

10 October 2014

Frequent observation of a basic building block of a quantum system, the qubit, could lead to the creation of far more powerful computers according to Dr Daniel Burgarth from the Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science.

Penglais pupils to star in Dragons’ Den

10 October 2014

School of Management and Business and Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies come together to record Aberystwyth’s version of Dragons’ Den.

‘Realism and the relativity of judgement’

13 October 2014

Raymond Geuss, Emeritus Professor in Philosophy at Cambridge University will deliver the Annual E H Carr Memorial Lecture on Thursday 30th October.

Aberystwyth represented at EUMETSAT climate symposium in Germany

14 October 2014

Matt North and Salim Lamine secured funding from the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) to attend the Annual Climate Symposium in Germany.

Ministering to Education

14 October 2014

Minister for Public Services Leighton Andrews AM to discuss some of the key decisions and reforms that were made during his time as Education Minister.

Australian award for Psychology textbook

14 October 2014

A Psychology textbook adapted for use in Australasia by Dr Verena Pritchard has won an award at the Australian Publishing Association Educational Awards.

Aberystwyth Student gains Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol Scholarship

15 October 2014

Miriam Elin Jones awarded PhD to research into Welsh prose.

The turn of the tide: melancholy and modernity in mid-Victorian Wales

15 October 2014

Dr T Robin Chapman, lecturer in the Department of Welsh will be discussing melancholy and modernity in mid-Victorian Wales on Monday 27 October.

Shwmae Su’mae

15 October 2014

A day to celebrate the Welsh language. Join in the fun and remember, it pays to order your cuppa in Welsh in the University’s cafes today.

IBERS research wins award for innovative design

17 October 2014

An artificial rockpool developed by IBERS PhD student Ally Evans wins national industry award for incorporating biodiversity benefits into engineered developments.

Freshers take on programming challenge

17 October 2014

Three Computer Science students in the first week of their first year here at Aberystwyth take part in the United Kingdom and Ireland Programming Contest.

Inward Investment: a fresh push or a fresh approach?

20 October 2014

Aberystwyth University and the Institute of Welsh Affairs host the second in a new series of debates.

Does breed type influence methane emissions from grazing cattle?

20 October 2014

IBERS study into the role of traditional and modern breeds of beef cattle in influencing methane emissions has been published in the journal PLOSONE.

Open Day is a family attraction

21 October 2014

Baker family takes a trip down memory lane as well as new discovery.

Dragons announced for Aber Does Dragons’ Den

21 October 2014

Five prominent Aberystwyth business personalities will perform the roles of the ‘Dragons’ at the forth coming recording of Aber Does Dragons’ Den.

Oat breeding programme shortlisted for business award

21 October 2014

Award winning plant breeding team at IBERS shortlisted in the Economic Impact category of the Insider Business and Education Partnerships Awards 2014 for work on oats.

Glaciologists head to Antarctica to study large lakes

22 October 2014

Professor Bryn Hubbard and Dr David Ashmore from the Centre for Glaciology will be working with collaborators from Swansea University on the Larsen C ice shelf.

New Project Management and Change Unit launched

22 October 2014

A new Project Management and Change Unit has been established offering support for the planning and delivery of a wide range of projects within the University.

Dr Ayla Göl to chair CEFTUS debate

24 October 2014

Dr Ayla Göl to co-chair a Westminster debate on ‘Turkey, the Kurds and the Crisis in the Middle East’.

University to hold first Green Fayre

24 October 2014

Aberystwyth University is to host its first ever Green Fayre on 29th October aimed at increasing awareness of green and sustainability issues.

Doctor Who got it wrong

29 October 2014

IBERS students challenge Dr Who’s assertion that trees have no moving parts and don’t communicate.

Aberystwyth University staff and students thank generous supporters

29 October 2014

Aberystwyth celebrates Philanthropy Week in Wales.