‘Y Gymru a Fydd? Culture, Social Justice and the Wales that will Be’

27 February 2015

Baroness Kay Andrews, Deputy Speaker of the House of Lords to deliver a public lecture in the Old College on 6 March.

Drilling ancient African lakes sheds light on human evolution

26 February 2015

The Chew Bahir Drilling Project, in a remote part of south Ethiopia, will provide a sedimentary record of environmental changes spanning 500,000 years.

Tributes paid to Professor John Rowlands

25 February 2015

Tributes have been paid to Professor John Rowlands, a former member of staff at the Department of Welsh, who has died aged 76.

New Director of Finance appointed

20 February 2015

Daniel Benham, formerly Chief Financial Officer for the International Baccalaureate Organisation, has been appointed Director of Finance for Aberystwyth University.

Sir John Rhŷs of Ponterwyd

19 February 2015

Conference commemorates the life and work of Sir John Rhŷs of Ponterwyd, a founding Fellow of the British Academy who became Principal of Jesus College, Oxford.

The Guardian tips Aber graduate as one of 2015’s ‘New Faces of Fiction’

18 February 2015

Creative Writing graduate, Kate Hamer has been tipped by The Guardian as one of the most promising new authors of 2015.

Breaking Down the Barriers to Deliver Real Change to our Farming and Food Systems

18 February 2015

Chief Executive of Linking Environment and Farming to deliver inaugural Sêr Cymru National Research Network for Low Carbon, Energy and Environment public lecture.

Tributes paid to historian Dr John Davies

17 February 2015

It is with great sadness that we note the death of historian and former member of staff Dr John Davies, who died on Monday 16 February.

Aberystwyth University Green Week, 16-20 February

13 February 2015

Aberystwyth’s University’s first ever Green Week is being organised by the University’s Sustainability Team in conjunction with Aberystwyth Students’ Union.

Aberystwyth marketing students pitch their way to success at the Senedd

11 February 2015

School of Management and Business students impress leading marketers to be crowned champions of Brolio/The Pitch for the second year running.

‘Untied Kingdom’: Sir Paul Silk to discuss the work of the Silk Commission

09 February 2015

The Chair of the Commission on Devolution in Wales, Sir Paul Silk to speak at a seminar organised by the Institute of Welsh Politics and Centre for Welsh Legal Affairs.

Distance learning tutor wins Writer of the Year

05 February 2015

School of Education and Lifelong Learning tutor, Dr Jacqueline Jeynes has been awarded “Writer of the Year” by Freelance Market News/The Writer’s Bureau.

Developing pearl millet to tackle diabetes

04 February 2015

£0.5m project led by Dr Rattan Yadav at IBERS aims to develop low Glycemic Index (GI) varieties of the crop.

Aberystwyth student wins St John Cymru-Wales Young Adult of the Year

04 February 2015

Nathan Hazelhurst received the award at the St John Cymru-Wales Youth Awards in Cardiff on Sunday 1 February.

David Davies Memorial Institute hosts one-woman play, “Etty”

03 February 2015

“Etty” is an adaptation of Etty Hillesum’s diaries and letters that portray the experience of a young Jewish woman during the Nazi occupation of Holland.

£2.76 million research for economic sustainability of oats and the milling industry

02 February 2015

Award winning oat breeding team at IBERS secures new funding for research aimed at further improving the nutritional value and economic sustainability of oats.

Je Suis Charlie? Freedom of speech and its limits

02 February 2015

The Department of International Politics hosts a start of semester roundtable discussion on the implications of the attack on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.