Pwllpeiran New Entrant Partnerships launched

02 December 2014

The Pwllpeiran New Entrant Partnerships, which offer a unique opportunity for farmers to work in partnership with IBERS, are launched at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair.

Aber academic recognised for outstanding contribution to chemistry

02 December 2014

Honorary Teaching Fellow named as one of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s 175 Faces of Chemistry.

Artist celebrates 80th birthday with two University exhibitions

03 December 2014

Mary Lloyd Jones, one of Wales’s most distinguished and highly acclaimed visual artists exhibits her work at the Arts Centre and the Old College.

Radio enthusiasts take to the air

03 December 2014

Today, Wednesday December 3rd, the Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science in conjunction with the Aberystwyth and District Amateur Radio Society is hosting a Youngsters On The Air (YOTA) event.

Taking a tsetse fly’s eye view of visual baits may help in the fight against sleeping sickness

03 December 2014

Zoology lecturer Dr Roger Santer has taken a novel approach to understand how tsetse flies see coloured visual baits, and why they are attracted to different colours.

Can an embryo learn?

08 December 2014

Research by Dr. Sarah Dalesman shows pond snails are able to sense chemicals released by their predators whilst they are still embryos in the egg and alter their behaviour accordingly.

International study of Hobbit audiences launched

09 December 2014

140 researchers in 46 countries will be working on the World Hobbit Project which seeks to understand what fantasy means for people around the world.

New Dean of Mauritius Branch Campus appointed

10 December 2014

Dr David Poyton, a Reader in Law at the Department of Law and Criminology, has been seconded to lead the Aberystwyth University Mauritius Branch Campus.

Ultra-high temperature furnace built for leading Chinese university

12 December 2014

A levitating furnace that can reach temperatures over 3000oC has been developed for leading Chinese university Wuhan University of Technology.

Innovation and Enterprise Campus secures £20m funding

15 December 2014

Welsh Government Minister Jane Hutt announces Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus as the first multi-million pound project to receive funding from the new £2 billion EU funding programmes.

Springboard Women’s Development Programme success

16 December 2014

Springboard is designed for women who want to make a better world for themselves at work and home, whilst building the practical skills and confidence to take these steps.

Success for Aberystwyth University in REF 2014

18 December 2014

Aberystwyth University has significantly improved the quality of its research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

Aberystwyth secures place in €2.1bn consortium

17 December 2014

IBERS secures place in InnoLife, a consortium of 144 European companies, research institutes and universities allowing access to applications for €2.1bn of European funds.

Foundation degree in agriculture launched

18 December 2014

Coleg Cambria and Grwp Llandrillo Menai announce plans to jointly deliver a Foundation degree in Agriculture that is validated by Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth robotic orchestra performs at The Royal Institution

19 December 2014

Robotic orchestra to appear in mystery finale of this year’s Royal Institution’s Christmas Lectures.