Times Higher award for library service

30 June 2015

A partnership featuring the University’s library services is celebrating victory at the recent Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

The Honourable Julia Gillard to be honoured as Fellow

22 June 2015

The Honourable Julia Gillard, the 27th Prime Minister of Australia, will be conferred with a Fellowship of Aberystwyth University today, Tuesday 30 June 2015.

Wales Veterinary Science Centre opens

29 June 2015

Deputy Minister for Farming and Food, Rebecca Evans opens the new Wales Veterinary Science Centre at Aberystwyth.

Callum and the chocolate genebank

26 June 2015

IBERS student Callum Scotson is studying cacao flowers at the University of the West Indies, thanks to funding from the Tropical Agriculture Association.

Vanishing Glaciers of Everest at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

24 June 2015

Aberystwyth University Glaciologists to showcase their research on Himalayan glaciers at the Royal Society’s 2015 Summer Science Exhibition in London.

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals accreditation renewed

23 June 2015

The Department of Information Studies has successfully renewed its accredited status with the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.

Council approves resolution on Pantycelyn

22 June 2015

The Council reaffirms its continued commitment to the Welsh language and culture and the provision of dedicated Welsh-medium accommodation.

History of native Welsh sheep breeds uncovered

22 June 2015

The genetic integrity of native Welsh sheep breeds combined with contemporary scientific techniques will develop the commercial flocks of the future.

Aberystwyth shortlisted for four Times Higher Education awards

18 June 2015

Aberystwyth University is shortlisted for four awards at the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs) which take place this evening, Thursday 18 June.

Aberystwyth shortlisted for RCUK/PraxisUnico 2015 Impact Awards

17 June 2015

Aberystwyth University has been shortlisted for the RCUK and PraxisUnico 2015 Impact Awards for Knowledge Exchange and Commercialisation professionals.

Aberystwyth University leads Android app world record attempt

16 June 2015

Aberystwyth University taught 62 people to code an Android app on 13 June as part of a Guinness world record attempt for the most people learning to code.

The 2015 General Election: What Happened?

16 June 2015

The Institute of Welsh Politics and WISER host seminar entitled ‘The 2015 General Election: What Happened?’.

£1.3m to study justice and elder abuse

15 June 2015

£1.3m study explores a range of factors that may influence whether older victims of abuse choose to access criminal or civil justice processes.

Life Sciences Bridging Fund Scientific Advisory Board appointment

12 June 2015

Dr Rhian Hayward from Aberystwyth University has been appointed to the new Life Sciences Bridging Fund Scientific Advisory Board.


12 June 2015

The Department of Theatre Film and Television Studies hosts a one-day Symposium on Saturday 13 June organised by the Film, Television and Media Research Group, with the support of the Journal of Media Practice and MeCCSA Practice Network.

IBERS Wins NIAB Variety Cup

11 June 2015

Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) has won the prestigious National Institute for Agricultural Botany (NIAB) Variety Cup for its AberGreen grass variety.

Aberystwyth University to host The Quantified Romantics for national humanities festival

10 June 2015

Aberystwyth University is hosting The Quantified Romantics, an event in Being Human 2015, the UK’s only national festival of the humanities.

£2.4m for research into melting ice sheet

09 June 2015

Scientists at Aberystwyth University are involved in a major new study into factors influencing the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Twelve Aberystwyth alumni elected to Parliament

09 June 2015

Twelve Aberystwyth University alumni were elected to the House of Commons in Westminster in the 2015 General Election.

Business Start-up Week 2015

02 June 2015

Business Start-up Week 2015 is taking place this week at Aberystwyth University.

150 years of the Welsh in Patagonia: Reflections on a Legacy

02 June 2015

One day conference on Saturday 6 June to mark the 150th anniversary of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia and assess its legacy.

New postgraduate course in Facilitation Skills

01 June 2015

Aberystwyth University has launched a new postgraduate-level training course in Facilitation Skills in partnership with Menter a Busnes.


19 June 2015