Student helps judge children’s book award

30 November 2017

For the fourth year running, an Aberystwyth University student has been selected to join the judging panel for a prestigious book award.

Kindness lights up Aberystwyth

29 November 2017

Over the next few days, in towns and cities across the country, celebrity guests will be flicking the switch to turn on the Christmas lights. 

Aberystwyth University alumnus in semi-final of Landscape Artist of the Year

28 November 2017

An Aberystwyth University Fine Art graduate has reached the semi-final of Landscape Artist of the Year, which airs tonight (Wednesday 29 November) on Sky Arts at 8pm.

Aberystwyth scientists lead Kathmandu glacial flood workshop

28 November 2017

The risk of flash flooding in Nepal caused by the failure of large glacial lakes will be the focus for a two day workshop hosted by Aberystwyth scientists in Kathmandu which starts today, Tuesday 28 November 2017.

Pantycelyn refurbishment funding agreed

27 November 2017

Aberystwyth University has approved a £12m funding package as part of its plans to refurbish the historic Pantycelyn student hall of residence.

Fireballs, explosions and rockets at this year’s Bill Williams Memorial Lecture

27 November 2017

‘Creating fireworks, and the scientific principles behind them’
Dr Joel Loveridge, Swansea University
1.15pm-2.15pm, Wednesday 13 December 2017
Physics Main lecture theatre, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth University

Computer visualizations key to ExoMars rover development

24 November 2017

Computer generated visualizations of the ExoMars Rover due for launch in 2020 are proving invaluable as scientists prepare to build the mission’s research vehicle.

SMARTsilage - improving silage efficiency in Wales

24 November 2017

A new consortium aiming reduce losses from silage making in Wales by 20% will be launched at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair on Tuesday 28 November 2017.

Ukraine remembers Aberystwyth alumnus

23 November 2017

Deputy Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK has placed a wreath in memory of former Aberystwyth University student Gareth Jones who exposed the Ukraine famine of 1932-33.

Former police officer joins elder abuse project

22 November 2017

Former Dyfed-Powys Police officer Lynn Rees has joined the Dewis/Choice team which is based in the Centre for the Study of Ageing, Abuse and Neglect at Aberystwyth Law School.

Mushaira Aberystwyth – A Celebration of the World’s Poetry

21 November 2017

The Mercator Institute at the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies is holding an evening of poetry at Arad Goch in Aberystwyth on Wednesday 22 November 2017.

International students make major contribution to Welsh economy

21 November 2017

International students bring significant cultural, social and economic benefits to Wales according to a new report published today, Tuesday 21 November 2017.

University hosts successful first transgender conference

20 November 2017

Transgender and non-binary lives in 21st Wales was the topic of a conference at Aberystwyth University on Friday 17 November.

Opening a digital window to the past

17 November 2017

Student records at Aberystwyth University dating back almost 150 years are being digitised and transcribed to make them more accessible.

A nudge in the right direction?

15 November 2017

The ethics of using nudge theory to inform public policy is explored in a new book by researchers at Aberystwyth University.

Professor Christopher Coker to deliver prestigious Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture on the future of war

14 November 2017

Internationally renowned war scholar and military conflict expert, Professor Christopher Coker, is to give this year’s Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture on Thursday 16 November at 6pm.

New edition of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi published

14 November 2017

The first new edition of the Second Branch of the Mabinogi to appear for 80 years has been published by Aberystwyth University

Entrepreneurial students invited to bid for InvEnterPrize 2018

13 November 2017

The 2018 edition of Aberystwyth University’s student enterprise competition has been launched, with a £10,000 prize on offer to the winning entry.

Aberystwyth University pilots new wellbeing programme for students

10 November 2017

First year students at Aberystwyth University are being offered wellbeing workshops as part of a joint pioneering pilot with the NHS. 

Conference debates future of Welsh broadcasting

09 November 2017

An Aberystwyth University academic is chairing a high-profile conference on the future of Welsh language broadcasting Thursday 9 November 2017.

Rare 1940s Hollywood artefacts on display at Aberystwyth School of Art

08 November 2017

School of Art Lecturer, Dr Harry Heuser, has curated an exhibition featuring a unique album commemorating the production of the 1949 Hollywood fantasy movie Mighty Joe Young.

After 35 years of S4C, shouldn't Wales have responsibility for the Welsh language channel?

06 November 2017

Elin Haf Gruffydd Jones, Professor of Media and Creative Industries, discusses whether key decisions about the future of Welsh language television channel S4C, one of the first minority language channels, should be made in London or Cardiff.

How a Victorian lawyer from Wales invented the hydrogen fuel cell

01 November 2017

Professor Iwan Morus from the Department of History and Welsh History discusses the invention of the gas battery in 1842 by a young Welshman from the then town of Swansea, William Robert Grove.

Aberystwyth University hosts translation residency for Indian poet

02 November 2017

A poet from India is spending three months in Aberystwyth University translating the poetry of Vikram Seth into Hindi and writing verse for young readers.

Imagining alternative futures for mid Wales

02 November 2017

As the debate rages on about the UK’s future trading relations with the European Union post-Brexit, people in mid Wales are being invited to put forward their visions for the region.

A celebration of alumni success at the National Eisteddfod

01 November 2017

Aberystwyth University will celebrate the success of its alumni at the Ynys Môn National Eisteddfod in a special event to be held at Old College on Friday 10 November.