International award for Aberystwyth led bio consortium partner

31 March 2016

Reverdia, one of the lead partners in the Aberystwyth led ADMIT Bio-SuccInnovate consortium, wins ‘Bio-Based Chemical Partnership of the Year’.

Dairy Student of the Year award for IBERS student

30 March 2016

Cennydd Jones wins second prize in the 2016 Royal British Dairy Farmers Association MSD Animal Health Dairy Student of the Year award.

New Centre for Excellence in Rural Health Research launched

24 March 2016

The new Research Centre will see Aberystwyth University work closely with the Mid Wales Healthcare Collaborative and Hywel Dda University Health.

Historian awarded £272,000 to study political work of Richard Brinsley Sheridan

23 March 2016

Martyn Powell, Professor of Modern Irish History to study the political work of the notorious Irish born playwright, theatre-owner, MP, ‘spin-doctor’, drinker and debtor.

Geography at Aberystwyth climbs into world top 100

22 March 2016

Aberystwyth is one of the top 100 universities in the world for the study of Geography according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.

Brazilian collaboration to combat Tan-Spot in wheat

21 March 2016

Research revolves around the National Plant Phenomics Centre at IBERS where computer-assisted imaging can accelerate development of new crop varieties.

iCub team wins UK science photography prize for second year running

21 March 2016

‘iCub and the tutor’ by Sandy Spence from the Department of Computer Science wins ‘People’ prize in this year’s EPSRC Science Photography Competition.

Leverhulme Trust funds study of relationship between television and society in Wales in the 1970s

18 March 2016

Dr Jamie Medhurst, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication and co-Director of the University’s Centre for Media History awarded £114,000 for study.

Changing Society – Changing Law?

17 March 2016

Department of Law and Criminology hosts two day postgraduate conference to explore how the law copes with changes in society.

School of Art hosts exhibition of work by Paul Newland

17 March 2016

Exhibition reveals the artist’s preoccupation with the cityscape of South London and the landscape of Ceredigion.

Science is not just for scientists – National Science Week celebrations

14 March 2016

Three day exhibition set to welcome more than 1700 school pupils from Ceredigion, Powys and Gwynedd as part of the University’s British Science Week celebrations.

Work by eminent 19th century Welsh sculptor rediscovered

14 March 2016

A missing marble bust by eminent Welsh sculptor Joseph Edwards (1814-1882) has been rediscovered, overlooked in the Old College.

Aberystwyth University features on BBC Countryfile

14 March 2016

Students from IBERS feature on popular BBC programme Countryfile.

Aspects of the supernatural in medieval Irish and Welsh tradition

11 March 2016

Professor Ruairí Ó hUiginn of Maynooth University will deliver the annual public lecture of the Institute of Literature, Languages and Creative Arts on Tuesday 15 March.

Predator or Protector? Framing the debate on drones

11 March 2016

Chris Cole, founder of Drone Wars UK will be discussing the use of armed drones at a lecture to the David Davies Memorial Institute on Tuesday 15 March.

Aberystwyth amongst top 200 European universities

10 March 2016

Aberystwyth University is ranked amongst the best 200 universities in Europe according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

UK award for pioneering Aberystwyth Robotics Club

10 March 2016

Department of Physics based robotics group wins award for excellent work with students from Penglais and Penweddig schools.

Historian elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

09 March 2016

Professor Phillipp Schofield is a leading international researcher in medieval economic and social history, with a particular interest in matters of credit and debt.

Hult Prize: Aberystwyth team reaches London finals

08 March 2016

Brandon Ribatika, Mohammed Waqas and Sohail Iqbal represent Aberystwyth in the Hult Prize regional finals in London on 11-12 March.

Aberystwyth University honours first female lawyer in the Caribbean

07 March 2016

Hugh Owen study room named in honour of Iris de Freitas, after the chance discovery of a postcard on eBay.

‘A Life in Fresh Water’

04 March 2016

Pioneering freshwater ecologist and Aberystwyth graduate Kathleen Carpenter to be celebrated with public lecture.

Aberystwyth University celebrates One World Week

04 March 2016

Aberystwyth University celebrates the richness and diversity of its international student community with One World Week (7th to 13th March).

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2016

03 March 2016

Aberystwyth University celebrates International Women’s Day 2016 with a week long programme of events from 5th until 11th of March.

Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol honours Ned Thomas

02 March 2016

Ned Thomas, a former lecturer in the Department of English and former director of the Mercator Institute for the Media, Languages and Culture, honoured.

Conscientious Objectors in Wales

02 March 2016

A century to the day the Military Service Act came into effect, former BBC head of news and historian, Aled Eirug discusses his research on Conscientious Objectors.

Brynamlwg reopens; refurbished and refreshed

02 March 2016

Open to all, Brynamlwg offers an exciting new menu focussing on local produce.

Russian scholar sheds new light on Old Welsh

01 March 2016

E-book on Old Welsh is the first in a new series to be edited by Dr Simon Rodway from the Department of Welsh.

IBERS scientists embark on giant panda research

01 March 2016

Collaboration between researchers at IBERS and Royal Zoological Society of Scotland to study a parasite that affects giant pandas.