‘Paired Landscapes’ Exhibition opens at the Old College

01 August 2018

An exhibition of works by artists from Wales and Ohio has opened in Aberystwyth University’s Old College. 

Aberystwyth University at the National Eisteddfod

01 August 2018

From poetry to mathematics, Aberystwyth University has a whole range of activities at the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff next week.

Aberystwyth to host Wales Book of the Year 2019

02 August 2018

After a number of successful years held at Galeri Caernarfon, The Redhouse in Merthyr Tydfil and Tramshed in Cardiff, the Wales Book of the Year Award Ceremony has found a new home for 2019 with Literature Wales announcing that the 2019 Award Ceremony will be hosted by Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Aberystwyth academic appointed to global diversity study

03 August 2018

Professor Mike Christie of Aberystwyth University has been appointed co-chair of a global assessment on the value and sustainable use of wild species.

University to sponsor Aberystwyth Town FC

06 August 2018

Aberystwyth University will be the principal sponsor of Aberystwyth Town Football Club for the 2018-19 season.

Aber alumna wins Eisteddfod Crown

06 August 2018

The 2018 Cardiff Eisteddfod Crown has been won by Aberystwyth University alumna Catrin Dafydd.

Aberystwyth University hosts US Fulbrighters

08 August 2018

Aberystwyth University hosted eight Fulbright students from the United States in July 2018, giving them the opportunity to explore the culture, heritage and history of Wales and the UK as well as experience higher education at a leading UK university.

Scarlets launch new away kit at Aberystwyth

10 August 2018

The Scarlets Rugby Team will be launching their new away kit on Aberystwyth Promenade on Monday 13 August 2018.

Here's why it matters that Labour's governing body has moved away from the IHRA definition of antisemitism

15 August 2018

Writing in The Conversation,  Dr James Vaughan, Lecturer in International History in the Department of International Politics discusses the significance of the Labour party’s governing body's decision to distance itself from the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of antisemitism.

We researched Russian trolls and figured out exactly how they neutralise certain news

13 August 2018

Writing in The Conversation Dr Xymena Kurowska from the Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University and Anatoly Reshetnikov from Central European University, reveal how their research has uncovered the tricks trolls use to neutralise certain news:

Liberia’s largest palm oil producer pulls out of sustainability roundtable – what does this mean for rural communities?

13 August 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Fidel C T Budy from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, discusses how Liberia's rural communities have long been suffering land grabs by international palm oil producers.

Professor at Aberystwyth University awarded Fellowship

13 August 2018

An Aberystwyth University Professor has been awarded an Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) Fellowship for 2018/19 to explore the impact of smart technologies on democratic processes.

Smart snails get stressed when lonely

14 August 2018

A study by a researcher at Aberystwyth University into how social isolation affects snail responses to stress has been published in the latest edition of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Journal.

Aber alumnus wins the Cardiff National Eisteddfod Chair

15 August 2018

For the second year running, a former Aberystwyth student has won the chair at the National Eisteddfod.

AHRC funding to develop the next generation of academics in the arts and humanities

15 August 2018

The South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership is to receive funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) over eight years to deliver postgraduate supervision, training and skills development from 2019.

Rutherford Fellowships awarded to Aberystwyth University

16 August 2018

Aberystwyth is one of only 19 universities in the UK to have been awarded five new fellowships under the Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants scheme administered by Universities UK International (UUKi).

New project to tackle equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences

16 August 2018

Aberystwyth University is involved in a multi-million pound initiative aimed at improving equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences.

Aberystwyth University sponsors Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

17 August 2018

Aberystwyth University is one of the main sponsors for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend which takes place in Cardiff on 24 – 26 August 2018.

How climate change will affect dairy cows and milk production in the UK – new study

22 August 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Andreas Foskolos and Dr John Moorby from the institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) discuss How climate change will affect dairy cows and milk production in the UK. 

Aberystwyth Summer University students get a taste of campus life

24 August 2018

The 2018 Aberystwyth Summer University culminated in a special graduation ceremony in the Great Hall at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Friday 24 August 2018.

Plastic-free status is a world first for Aberystwyth University

28 August 2018

Aberystwyth has become the first university in the world to be awarded Plastic Free University status.

Awards celebrate student employability skills

31 August 2018

Five Aberystwyth University students have received achievement awards for demonstrating excellence in paid summer work placements.

Landscape detectives meet at Aberystwyth University

31 August 2018

Geomorphologists from around the world will convene in Aberystwyth in September as Wales hosts the discipline’s top annual UK academic gathering for the first time in nearly 30 years.