Aberystwyth University and Ceredigion Social Services mark World Autism Awareness Week

31 March 2017

Ceredigion Autism Spectrum team and Aberystwyth University Student Support Services are hosting an Autism conference at the Old College in Aberystwyth today, Friday 31 March 2017.

Car-go delivers £10,000 InvEnterPrize

30 March 2017

A concept driverless delivery vehicle developed by a team of Aberystwyth University students and a former student has received a £10,000 boost after winning InvEnterPrize 2017.

PhD student finalist in ESRC writing competition

29 March 2017

PhD student Siobhan Maderson a finalist in this year’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) writing competition, 'Making Sense of Society'.

Footprints of Memory

28 March 2017

‘Footprints of Memory: Searching for Mexico’s Disappeared’ exhibition which will be on display in Aberystwyth, from 3-8 April 2017.

How sound is a non-round pound?

28 March 2017

As the Royal Mint introduces its new 12 sided pound coin, watch Professor Simon Cox from the Department of Mathematics at Aberystwyth University discus the geometry of coin design and the challenge of producing a coin with an even number of sides.

€4m to boost biodiversity on coastal structures in Wales and Ireland

24 March 2017

A new EU-backed initiative to enhance the ecological value of coastal defence and renewable energy structures in Wales and Ireland is being led by Aberystwyth University researchers, in collaboration with universities in Dublin, Cork, Bangor and Swansea.

The Apprentice winner to present £10,000 prize to student entrepreneur

24 March 2017

The Apprentice winner Alana Spencer will be at Aberystwyth University on Monday 27 March 2017 to present the £10,000 prize to the winner of InvEnterPrize 2017.

Political leadership in an unpredictable world

23 March 2017

Professor Richard Beardsworth, head of the Department of International Politics, is to deliver his inaugural lecture on the highly topical subject of political leadership and responsibility in an increasingly unpredictable and uncertain world.

Student volunteers open new path in Penglais Woods

23 March 2017

Student volunteers at Aberystwyth University have celebrated the opening of a new path through Penglais Woods.

Coastal heritage and climate change project launched

21 March 2017

A multi-million pound European research project investigating the risks of climate change to the coastal landscapes of Wales and Ireland will be officially launched at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 23 March 2017.

Strong local interest in Open Day to promote health and well-being research in Ceredigion

20 March 2017

Aberystwyth University’s launch of a brand new Well-being and Health Assessment Research Unit (WARU) was well attended with nearly 200 local people at the Open Day on Wednesday the 15th of March.

Artwork by printmaking tutor in US exhibition

21 March 2017

Artwork by tutor in printmaking and photography, Andrew Baldwin, to go on show at University of Rio Grande, Ohio.

First ever confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash recorded in the British Isles

20 March 2017

Space scientists at Aberystwyth University have reported what they believe to be the first confirmed sighting of a Lunar Impact Flash to be recorded in the British Isles.

Glacial lakes pose flood threat in Chile

17 March 2017

Researchers from Aberystwyth and Exeter University are warning of the threat posed by glacial lakes in Chile.

Ten New Voices from Europe

17 March 2017

The names of the Ten New Voices from Europe were announced at the 2017 London Book Fair as part of an innovative project called Literary Europe Live (LEuL), which is led by Literature Across Frontiers (LAF) and based at Aberystwyth University.

AberSU is Students’ Union of the Year

17 March 2017

Aberystwyth Students’ Union (AberSU) has been named the best Higher Education Students’ Union in Wales.

IBERS launches new MSc in Biotechnology

16 March 2017

A new masters qualification in biotechnology has been launched by the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) at Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth University celebrates British Science Week

15 March 2017

Over 1,500 schoolchildren from across mid and west Wales are visiting Aberystwyth University this week as part of British Science Week.  

Aberystwyth students set for New York’s Tribeca Film Festival

14 March 2017

New York’s world famous Tribeca Film Festival will be the destination for two Film and Television students from Aberystwyth University in April 2017.

Aberystwyth University Spring Careers Fair

13 March 2017

Major employers from all over the world will attend the University's Spring Careers Fair on Tuesday 14 March.

Academy award winner at Aberystwyth University

13 March 2017

Triple Oscar-winning film editor and sound designer Walter Murch to host special screening of Apocalypse Now at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 23 March.

Centenary Lecture calls for technology justice

13 March 2017

Simon Trace CBE, a leading figure in the field of international development, will deliver a public lecture Technology Justice – why it’s time to reboot our relationship on Tuesday 14 March. 

New €6.7m water quality initiative launched

10 March 2017

Researchers at Aberystwyth University and University College Dublin are collaborating on a new EU-backed initiative to combat the effects of climate change on bathing waters in Wales and Ireland.

First National Poet of Wales to give Masterclass on writing and mental health

10 March 2017

The inaugural National Poet of Wales Gwyneth Lewis will give a masterclass on writing and mental health at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 16 March.

Aberystwyth scientists contribute to €7m EU investment in Wales and Ireland’s fisheries industry

09 March 2017

Scientists at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) will play their part in research that has secured more than €7m of EU funds.

Public lecture on safeguarding adults

09 March 2017

One of the UK’s leading experts on adult safeguarding, Dr Margaret Flynn, will deliver a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Wednesday 22 March, 2017.

Aberystwyth University celebrates excellence in teaching

08 March 2017

‘Total War, Total Peace’, a study module led by Dr Breig Powel from the Department of International Politics, is the winner of the 2016-17 Aberystwyth University Exemplary Course Awards.

Agriculture at Aberystwyth University joins Geography in world top 100

08 March 2017

Aberystwyth is one of the top 100 universities in the world for the study of Agriculture and Geography according to the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject which are published today, Wednesday 8 March 2017.

St David’s Day Awards

07 March 2017

Seven individuals have been honoured by Aberystwyth University for their contribution to the Welsh language at a special ceremony in Old College tonight (Tuesday 7 March 2017).

Aber students recall Afghan kayaking adventure

07 March 2017

Two former students return to Aberystwyth on 8 March 2017 to relive their kayaking adventures in a country better known as a war zone than a white water destination.

Art Exhibition: From the Life Room: Art School figure drawings and studies since 1800

07 March 2017

An exhibition of drawings and paintings which offers an insight into drawing practices in British art schools over the last two hundred years at School of Art Gallery.

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus Ltd supports prestigious Wales in London St David’s Day Celebration

07 March 2017

Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus Ltd was honoured to support the annual St David’s Day in London Celebration at Guildhall, London on February 28th 2017.

Study examines how women “look” at each other

07 March 2017

A glance is all it takes to send some people into a spiral of doubt. Research led by Dr Sarah Riley at the Department of Psychology is examining how women look at each other and the long term impact that can have.

New unit to promote health and well-being in the community

06 March 2017

Aberystwyth University is launching a brand new Well-being and Health Assessment Research Unit (WARU) during an Open Day on Wednesday the 15th of March.

Art Exhibition: Cutting Edge: The British Print from Hayter to Hockney 1960 to 1980

06 March 2017

New printmaking exhibition opens at the School of Art Gallery today.

Kurdish writer to translate Mabinogi

06 March 2017

A Kurdish poet and translator is at Aberystwyth University this week (6-10 March 2017) where he is translating some of the tales of the Mabinogi into Kurmanji, the Kurdish language used in Turkey.

Aberystwyth University shortlisted for five What Uni awards

03 March 2017

Building on its excellent performance in the 2016 National Student Survey, Aberystwyth University has been shortlisted for University of the Year by the 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards.

A year in industry on offer to students

03 March 2017

Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) has developed a new course option that allows students to gain an invaluable year of work experience with high profile employers.

New seating for Arts Centre Cinema

03 March 2017

Film aficionados who enjoy the popular and varied programme offered by the Aberystwyth Arts Centre cinema will soon be able to enjoy screenings in even greater comfort.

Two honoured for contribution to Welsh

01 March 2017

The University will honour two former members of staff who have dedicated much of their working lives to Welsh for Adults at a special ceremony in the Old College on Tuesday March 7, 2017.