Aberystwyth academics elected Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

01 May 2019

The Learned Society of Wales has named five academics from Aberystwyth University among its newly elected Fellows.

University work experience programme reaches 1,000th student

01 May 2019

A work experience programme for young full-time undergraduate students from less advantaged backgrounds has recruited its 1,000th student, less than three years after its launch.

New zero carbon emissions target to lead to significant changes to agriculture according to Aberystwyth academic

02 May 2019

An ambitious new target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050 will lead to significant changes in farming practices over coming decades, according to a leading agri- environment specialist.

Seabed shape and strength can hasten collapse of ice sheets

03 May 2019

Scientists have shed new light on the collapse of glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland by studying the history of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet.

European recognition for the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies

08 May 2019

The Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University is celebrating a double success in the prestigious EU-funded Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship scheme.

Work on new vet research centre begins

09 May 2019

Work is underway on a new £4.2m state of the art veterinary hub to drive forward research to protect both animal and human health.

Welsh Cabinet Minister marks centenary of International Politics

09 May 2019

The Welsh Government Minister for International Relations and the Welsh Language will set out her vision on the future direction of Wales’ international relations in a keynote speech at Aberystwyth University on 10 May 2019.

Wales’s past was in coal but its future is in carbon farming

10 May 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Professor Iain Donnison and Dr Judith Thornton both from the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) Aberystwyth University ask why Wales can only achieve a 95% reduction in carbon emissions by 2050, when England is set to achieve 100% and Scotland can reach net zero by 2045.

Ben Lake on Brexit from the backbenches

13 May 2019

Wales’s youngest MP Ben Lake will talk about Brexit and the role of the Westminster backbencher in a public lecture at Aberystwyth University on 16 May 2019.

Leading lawyer to head longest-established law department in Wales

15 May 2019

Aberystwyth University has announced the appointment of leading Welsh lawyer Emyr Lewis as Head of its Department of Law & Criminology.

Old sketches, maps and gothic effigies unlock secrets of John Keats’s famous poem ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’

16 May 2019

New work by Aberystwyth University researchers suggests that two hand-holding gothic effigies in Chichester Cathedral made famous by Philip Larkin’s poem ‘An Arundel Tomb’ also inspired John Keats’s 200-year-old meditation on doomed love, ‘La Belle Dame Sans Merci’.

Aberystwyth University at the Hay Festival

17 May 2019

A series of lectures focusing on some of the global challenges being addressed at Aberystwyth University will feature at this year’s Hay Festival.

Developer appointed for Pantycelyn renovation

24 May 2019

Aberystwyth University has appointed construction company Morgan Sindall to refurbish its historic Welsh-medium hall of residence, Neuadd Pantycelyn.

Aberystwyth University at the Urdd Eisteddfod

28 May 2019

As thousands of young people from across Wales compete at the 2019 Cardiff and the Vale Urdd Eisteddfod this week, Aberystwyth University is there to support Wales’ largest youth festival.