Stick-on solutions to create marine habitats on coastal defences

01 August 2019

Scientists from Aberystwyth University are attaching special tiles to man-made coastal flood-prevention structures in Borth, just north of Aberystwyth, which are designed to mimic the ideal conditions to enable wildlife to take hold.

Aberystwyth University at the National Eisteddfod

02 August 2019

Wales’ relationship with Europe in the days of Llywelyn the Great, Mars, memories of Pantycelyn and language revitalisation will be some of the themes discussed as part of Aberystwyth University's programme of events at the National Eisteddfod at Llanrwst during the coming week.

Former students and staff celebrate 100 Years of Plant Breeding in Aberystwyth

02 August 2019

100 years of world renowned and award winning plant breeding expertise in Aberystwyth is being celebrated with a series of events organised and hosted by Aberystwyth University’s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).

Governments urged to consider the effects of economic development on minority languages

07 August 2019

Governments should put greater emphasis on understanding how economic development affects minority languages if Welsh and other lesser-used languages are to thrive, according to researchers at Aberystwyth and Edinburgh universities.

Aberystwyth University academic wins Gwerddon prize

07 August 2019

Dr Lowri Cunnington Wynn from the Department of Law and Criminology at Aberstwyth University is the winner of this year’s Gwerddon prize.

University celebrates excellence in teaching

08 August 2019

Alison Pierse, Lifelong Learning Tutor in Art, has been awarded the 2018-19 Aberystwyth University Exemplary Course Award for her Art History distance learning module, Figuratively Speaking: The History of Western Figurative Sculpture.

Aberystwyth research in Berlin Kindertransport exhibition

14 August 2019

Research by an Aberystwyth University academic is to feature in a special open air exhibition in Berlin marking the 80th anniversary of the Kindertransport.

Oliver! opens to rapturous reception

14 August 2019

Aberystwyth Arts Centre’s summer season musical production of Oliver!, directed by Richard Cheshire, enjoyed a sold-out opening night and a standing ovation as the cast took their bows on the first performance of a three-week run.

Consumers key to new meat eating quality grading system for Wales

19 August 2019

1200 people are being invited to take part in consumer taste panels in 20 events across Wales and England as part of a major project designed to ensure the best possible eating quality for Protected Geographical Indication (PGI) Welsh Beef.

Global health and sustainable fisheries research recognised for impact

21 August 2019

Two members of staff working on pioneering projects at Aberystwyth University have been presented with awards in recognition of the positive impact of their research, both in the UK and internationally.

Aberystwyth University sponsors Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend

22 August 2019

Aberystwyth University is one of the main sponsors for Pride Cymru’s Big Weekend which takes place in Cardiff on 23 – 25 August 2019.

Comic Relief funding for dementia and domestic abuse research

22 August 2019

The link between dementia and domestic abuse will be the focus for a new study for researchers at Aberystwyth University looking into abuse of older people.