Aberystwyth alumna named Environmental Professional of the Year

30 May 2017

An Aberystwyth University alumna, Dr Phillippa Pearson, has been named Environmental Professional of the Year for 2017 by the Society for the Environment.  The award celebrates exceptional commitment or major achievement in protecting, preserving or enhancing the environment and advancing the principles of sustainability.

Centre for Welsh Politics and Society to host General Election hustings

30 May 2017

The Centre for Welsh Politics and Society will host election hustings on Monday 5 June 2017 at the Morlan Centre in Aberystwyth, ahead of the General Election on Thursday 8 June.

Aberystwyth University at the Urdd Eisteddfod

26 May 2017

Aberystwyth University will be supporting a range of activities at this year's Urdd National Eisteddfod in Bridgend.

First annual Walters Prize awarded

26 May 2017

A new academic prize has been introduced by leading publisher Elsevier to honour leading scientist Professor Ken Walters from Aberystwyth University.

Art Exhibition: Alternative Facts: Interpreting works from the School of Art Collection

22 May 2017

A new exhibition opens at the School of Art Gallery today.

IBERS scientists to show their work at Aberaeron as part of International Fascination of Plants Day

22 May 2017

Scientists from Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences will be at the 2017 Ceredigion Garden and Craft Festival in Aberaeron on 28 and 29 May to showcase some of their work.

Aberystwyth Cycle Festival returns for its eighth year

22 May 2017

Aberystwyth’s annual cycling festival returns this week, 21 – 30 May 2017, with ten days of cycling events in and around the town and surrounding countryside.

Join CAA Cymru to celebrate Welsh publishers at this year’s Fedwen Lyfrau

19 May 2017

CAA Cymru will once again take part in this year’s Bedwen Lyfrau, which will be held on our doorstep at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, on Saturday the 20th of May.

Praise for digital skills training

19 May 2017

Innovative digital skills training supported by Aberystwyth University Human Resources Department, the trade unions UNISON and UNITE, TUC Cymru and the Workers Educational Association (WEA) Cymru  has been awarded runner-up in the annual UK Universities Human Resources (UHR) Awards.

Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd appointed University Chancellor

18 May 2017

The Right Honourable Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd will take up the position of Chancellor of Aberystwyth University in January 2018.

Researchers call for a language strategy that responds to the circumstances of the twenty-first century

17 May 2017

An innovative research project led by Aberystwyth University is asking whether there is a need to reconsider traditional assumptions regarding how to promote the revitalisation of minority languages.

Snail genome discovery will help combat a deadly tropical disease

16 May 2017

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have contributed to international efforts to characterise the genome of a snail species responsible for passing on a parasite that kills 200,000 people every year.

Aberystwyth University league table climb continues

16 May 2017

Aberystwyth University’s progress in university league tables continues with the publication of the 2018 edition of The Guardian university guide.

Physics wins Department of the Year at AberSU Teaching Awards 2017

12 May 2017

Physics was crowned Department of the Year at the 2017 Aberystwyth Students’ Union Teaching Awards which were held on Friday 5 May.

Gwobrau Cyntaf Aber First Awards 2017

12 May 2017

Applications are now open for the 2017 Gwobrau Cyntaf Aber First Awards which are supported by Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth Economics Professor elected President of Agricultural Economics Society

11 May 2017

Professor Peter Midmore, Professor of Economics at Aberystwyth Business School has been elected President of the Agricultural Economics Society.

Cinnamon Press poetry prize for creative writing lecturer

10 May 2017

A volume of poetry by Aberystwyth University English and Creative Writing lecturer Dr Gavin Goodwin is one of four winners of the prestigious Cinnamon Press Poetry Pamphlet Prize for 2017.

New MA in Welsh Politics and Society launched

05 May 2017

With Brexit dominating the early stages of the Westminster general election campaign, Aberystwyth University has launched a new MA that considers contemporary Welsh politics and society and the challenges faced after Britain leaves the European Union.

UAE professionals enrol as Aberystwyth students

04 May 2017

Sixteen professionals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are spending the first two weeks of May at Aberystwyth University at the start of their new professional doctorate programme (DProf).

New courses available at IBERS for 2017

04 May 2017

Two brand new undergraduate degree schemes in Human Biology and Health, and Wildlife Conservation have been launched by the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).

Aberystwyth student wins prizes for entrepreneurship

03 May 2017

An enterprising Business and Management undergraduate has won two top awards in a national competition to find and showcase Wales’ best young entrepreneurial talent.

Climate change focus for Europe Day – 9 May

03 May 2017

The likely effects of climate change on the coastal communities of west Wales and eastern Ireland will be the focus for a one day exhibition hosted at the Old College to mark Europe Day on Tuesday 9 May 2017.

Natural disaster rescue app GeoRescue wins SateLife Challenge award

02 May 2017

Aberystwyth University student Elliot Vale has won an opportunity to present his idea for a natural disaster rescue app to delegates at a top UK space conference.

Wales International Poetry Festival returns to Aberystwyth

02 May 2017

Aberystwyth University will host the opening of the Wales International Poetry Festival, which takes place from 3-6 May 2017.