Real living wage accreditation for University

05 November 2018

Aberystwyth University has been officially accredited as a Real Living Wage employer.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre to host Cân i Gymru 2019

02 November 2018

Aberystwyth Arts Centre on the University’s Penglais campus will be the venue for Cân i Gymru 2019 as the competition celebrates its 50th birthday.

Writing Welsh Identities

06 November 2018

Contemporary writing about Welsh life will be the subject of a half-day conference taking place at the Old College on Saturday 24 November.

Women candidates break records in the 2018 US mid-term elections

07 November 2018

Writing in the Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics takes a look at the 2018 mid-term elections which saw records broken for the number of female candidates standing in US elections.

Dot and Billy: how love letters document the stories of lives torn apart by World War 1

09 November 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Sian Nicholas from the Department of History and Welsh History discusses how love letters document the stories of lives torn apart in World War 1

Poor housing stock in UK is creating a winter health crisis

12 November 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Judith Thornton, Low Carbon Manager at the BEACON Project at Aberystwyth University, discusses how excess winter deaths could be tackled by improving housing.

Entrepreneurial students invited to bid for £10,000 prize

13 November 2018

The 2019 edition of Aberystwyth University’s enterprise competition has been launched, with a £10,000 prize on offer to the winning entry.

Computer Science achieves Athena SWAN award

13 November 2018

The Department of Computer Science is the first academic department at Aberystwyth University to be awarded an Athena SWAN Award.

How humour can change your relationship

14 November 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Lecturer in Psychology Dr Gil Greengross, discusses the role that humour plays in relationships. 

Legendary feminist writer to deliver prestigious Kenneth N Waltz Annual Lecture on gender in war

15 November 2018

Professor Cynthia Enloe, who pioneered the study of gender in war, militarism, political economy and international politcs, will deliver the 2018 Kenneth N. Waltz Annual Lecture.

Construction progress celebrated at steel signing ceremony

16 November 2018

The latest stage of construction at the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus has been marked with a special ceremony.

CAA Cymru launches a series of children’s books

16 November 2018

Three well-known authors, all of whom are graduates of Aberystwyth University, have contributed to a series of new and original novels for children aged 7-11 years old.

Ice temperatures warmer than expected on world’s highest glacier

19 November 2018

Ice temperatures inside the world’s highest glacier on the slopes of Mount Everest are warmer than expected, according to new research by glaciologists from Aberystwyth, Kathmandu, Leeds and Sheffield universities.

Aber PhD graduate wins Anglo-Thai Society Award

19 November 2018

A PhD graduate from the Department of International Politics has been presented with an award by the Anglo-Thai Society.

Citizenship in the age of Brexit

19 November 2018

As the political debate surrounding the UK’s exit from the European Union rages on, the Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Annual Public Lecture (6.30pm, Friday 23 November) will discuss citizenship in the age of Brexit.

‘I fyny bo’r nod: personal, civic and spiritual ambition in late-Victorian Wales’

20 November 2018

Ambition, a concept that became an “obsession” in Wales and the topic of innumerable eisteddfod compositions, sermons and essays during the final decades of the nineteenth century, will be the focus for a Learned Society of Wales public lecture at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 20 November 2018.

Live orchestral music on your doorstep

20 November 2018

Aberystwyth's symphony orchestra Philomusica is preparing to entertain audiences with a spectacular performance in the Great Hall at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Saturday 8 December.

New poetry and music series celebrates alumnus success

21 November 2018

The success of an Aberystwyth University alumnus at the 2018 National Eisteddfod will be celebrated at an evening of poetry and music at Aberystwyth Arts Centre on Thursday 22 November.

GREAT Scholarships for Malaysian students to study at Aberystwyth

21 November 2018

Aberystwyth University is one of five UK Universities to have partnered with the British Council to offer scholarship opportunities to Malaysian students.

Aberystwyth University at the Winter Fair

22 November 2018

Scientists from Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) will be at the Royal Welsh Winter Fair on Monday 26 and Tuesday 27 November 2018.

The 1938 Kindertransport saved 10,000 children but it's hard to describe it as purely a success

22 November 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Andrea Hammel from the Department of Modern Languages discusses one of the UK's most significant child rescue efforts that began on December 1, 1938: the Kindertransport. 

Exhibition: ‘This Is How It Feels’

22 November 2018

Transgender men and their journeys of transition will be the focus of a new art exhibition opening at the Aberystwyth University School of Art Gallery on Thursday 22 November 2018.

Increasing the eating quality and value of PGI Welsh Beef

23 November 2018

Researchers at Aberystwyth University are working with academic and industry partners on a new research project to support the production of higher value PGI Welsh Beef, and therefore the financial viability of PGI Welsh Beef producers post Brexit.

Conference to celebrate early Welsh poetry

23 November 2018

The anniversary of two distinct volumes of Welsh literature will be celebrated at Aberystwyth University on Saturday 24 November 2018.

Theatr y Werin re-opened by Lord Elis-Thomas after major investment

26 November 2018

One of Wales’ leading theatres, Theatr y Werin at Aberystwyth Arts Centre, has been officially re-opened following a major refurbishment. 

Unravelling British wool: how the local and global are intertwined in the making of everyday products

26 November 2018

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jesse Heley and Dr Laura Jones from the Department of Geography discusses how the local and global are intertwined in the making of everyday products

New research to promote peace and reconciliation in Colombia

27 November 2018

An academic from Aberystwyth University has received funding for a unique research project aimed at fostering post-conflict reconciliation in Colombia.

New Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship

27 November 2018

The Department of International Politics at Aberystwyth University is hosting a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellow to explore the independence and impartiality of large international non-governmental organisations (INGOs) vis-à-vis state parties.

Kindertransport success story “too simplistic” argues Aberystwyth University academic

28 November 2018

As commemorations to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport mission continue, research by an Aberystwyth University academic suggests its legacy should be viewed in a more critical light.

Public lecture: ‘E H Carr: Nationalism and the Nation-State in an Age of Crisis’

29 November 2018

A leading expert on US foreign policy and prolific writer on the Cold War will speak at Aberystwyth University on Tuesday 4 December 2018.