De Beers to sell synthetic diamonds: here’s how they’re made

04 June 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Professor Andrew Evans from the Department of Physics, explains the manufacturing process behind synthetic diamonds, following the announcement by the world's biggest diamond company that it plans to begin selling synthetic gemstones for the first time.

New books for adults learning Welsh published by CAA Cymru

05 June 2018

The first copy of a new book for adults learning Welsh, Wynne Evans – O Gaerfyrddin i Go Compare, has been presented to Aberystwyth University’s Vice-Chancellor.

TEF Gold award for Aberystwyth University

06 June 2018

Aberystwyth University has been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) published today, Wednesday 6 June 2018.

Aberystwyth PhD student secures prestigious publishing deal

06 June 2018

An English and Creative writing student at Aberystwyth University has secured a prestigious deal with Picador, one of the world’s leading publishers of fiction.

New hair and beauty app launched by student entrepreneurs

11 June 2018

Student entrepreneurs at Aberystwyth have launched a new mobile app that could revolutionise the way people book hair and beauty appointments.

Aberystwyth University shortlisted for LGBT+ award

11 June 2018

Aberystwyth University has been nominated for a public sector equality award at the 2018 PinkNews Awards.

Health committee appointment for Summer University scholar

12 June 2018

Sixth-form student who completed Aberystwyth’s Summer University last year has been appointed a member of his local Community Health Council (CHC).

Aberystwyth marine scientist joins Arctic expedition

14 June 2018

A marine biologists from Aberystwyth University joins an international study into the impact of climate change on the Arctic Ocean’s ecosystem which sets sail this week.

Aberystwyth University celebrates UK Robotics Week

15 June 2018

Budding robot engineers and builders of all ages are invited to take part in Aberystwyth Robotics Week which takes place on 25-30 June 2018.

Wine-savvy geologist publishes volume on vineyards

07 June 2018

As wine producers increasingly proclaim the importance and the uniqueness of the soils in which their vines grow, a new book by an Aberystwyth University geologist looks at how geology can shape a vineyard and its produce.

New report showcases Welsh universities’ civic mission

18 June 2018

A new report published by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) highlights the impact of universities on local, national and international communities.

Lifetime contribution award for Aberystwyth International Relations expert

19 June 2018

The life-long contribution of a leading expert in strategic studies, international relations theory, and global security, has been recognised by the British International Studies Association (BISA).

Life size model of the ExoMars Rover to be unveiled at Aberystwyth Robotics Week

22 June 2018

Space scientists at Aberystwyth University working on the European Space Agency/Roscosmos ExoMars mission which is due to land on Mars in 2021 have built a full size replica of the rover.

Aberystwyth University poets shortlisted for Wales Book of the Year

26 June 2018

Works by two Aberystwyth University academics are amongst nine volumes shortlisted for the 2018 Wales Book of the Year, the winners of which will be announced later today, Tuesday 26 June.

Customer service excellence rewarded

26 June 2018

The quality of the customer service provided by Aberystwyth University’s Information Services (IS) department has been acknowledged by an independent review.

Construction starts on Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

27 June 2018

Construction work on the £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus is set to start on 2 July 2018 at Aberystwyth University’s Gogerddan campus near Penrhyncoch.

Aberystwyth University hosts Plastic Free Day

28 June 2018

Aberystwyth University hosted its first Plastic Free day on 26 June, in a bid to become the first certified plastic free university in Wales, an initiative based around phasing out single use plastics.

Aberystwyth scientists tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases

29 June 2018

Advances by researchers at Aberystwyth University in the understanding of one of the world’s deadliest diseases have the potential to bring relief to thousands of sufferers around the world.