Geography graduate set to take up research role with Caltech

21 December 2015

Nathan Thomas will be using remote sensing to monitor changes to mangrove swamps in central and south America and Africa.

Researcher uncovers Aberystwyth’s own “Potions Master”, Professor Snape

16 December 2015

Dr Beth Rodgers from the Department of English and Creative Writing has discovered a real-life Professor Snape who taught at Aberystwyth in the late 19th and early 20th century.

Celebrating the life and work of poet Alun Lewis

10 December 2015

The Institute of Literature, Languages and Creative Arts and Seren Books marked the centenary of the birth of poet Alun Williams with a reception hosted by the Wales Office.

Mauritius Branch Campus hosts human rights symposium

09 December 2015

Aberystwyth University Mauritius Branch Campus hosts a human rights symposium to mark International Human Rights Day on the 10th of December.

‘Unprecedented’ storms and floods are more common than we think

09 December 2015

Flooding experts say flood risk has been ‘grossly underestimated’, putting lives at risk.

The Bridge detective Saga Norén name-checks Aberystwyth University academic

07 December 2015

A book by psychologist Dr Nigel Holt is the reading of choice for Nordic Noir detective Saga Norén, star of The Bridge.

Aberystwyth University Vice-Chancellor announces plans to step down in 2016

04 December 2015

Professor April McMahon was appointed to her role as Vice-Chancellor on a five year term in August 2011. Professor McMahon has informed the Chancellor of Aberystwyth University that she wishes to step down at the end of her term in July 2016.

BEACON secures £12m investment

03 December 2015

Aberystwyth University led green technology project BEACON secures £12m investment.

Cork Carnegie Free Library and its Ladies’ Reading Room 1905-1915

03 December 2015

A Room of Their Own – Cork Carnegie Free Library and its Ladies’ Reading Room 1905-1915 published by Information and Library Studies alumna Helen McGonagle.

Professor Ted Hopf to deliver Kenneth N Waltz Annual Lecture

02 December 2015

Leading International Relations expert Professor Ted Hopf to deliver the Kenneth N Waltz Annual Lecture, entitled ‘Crimea is Ours!: a Discursive History’, on Thursday 3rd December.

Founders Day celebrated by London based alumni

01 December 2015

London based Aberystwyth alumni join Honorary Fellow and alumna Baroness Kay Andrews for the inaugural Founders’ Celebration and Giving Circle.

Robyn Munn joins Tir na n-Og judging panel

01 December 2015

Education and History student Robyn Munn selected to join the panel of judges for the 2016 Tir na n-Og children’s books awards.