Speed networking event takes the search out of research

07 October 2019

A ‘speed networking’ event was recently held between academics from Aberystwyth University and staff from the Hywel Dda University Health Board who were seeking their perfect research partner.

University partners with NatWest to give entrepreneurs a boost

08 October 2019

Aberystwyth University and AberInnovation have joined forces with NatWest to help aspiring local entrepreneurs, by launching a satellite version of the bank’s Pre-Accelerator programme.

Exhibition: Stuart Pearson Wright - HALFBOY

10 October 2019

HALFBOY, a touring exhibition by Stuart Pearson Wright opens at the School of Art Gallery.

Peter Hancock Scholarship awards presented

11 October 2019

The latest recipients of a scholarship that bears the name of a former student who was supported financially by Aberystwyth University over half a century ago, have been announced.

Aberystwyth University celebrates Founders’ Day

11 October 2019

Staff, students, alumni and members of the local community braved the elements for a brisk walk along the Promenade at Aberystwyth on Friday 11 October 2019, as part of the University’s annual Founders Day celebrations.

Aberystwyth University hosts debate on the Constitution Reform Group’s Act of Union Bill

15 October 2019

With Halloween and Britain’s impending departure from the EU looming, and with it a potential constitutional crisis between the four nations of the UK, a proposed new constitutional settlement for the UK will be the focus for debate at Aberystwyth University on Thursday 24 October 2019.

'Drone Violence as Wild Justice: Administrative Executions on the Terror Frontier’

16 October 2019

The controversial use of military drones, an issue that has risen prominently to the forefront of international politics since the start of the war on terror, will be addressed at the latest Department of International Politics’ Centenary Speakers Series lecture.

Public lecture on the legacy of the Davies sisters of Gregynog

22 October 2019

The Davies sisters of Gregynog and their remarkable contribution to the arts and education in Wales will be the subject of a public lecture by Dr Jacqueline Jeynes in the Old College on Monday 4 November 2019.

Ex-guerrilla textile exhibitions open in Colombia

22 October 2019

A political scientist from Aberystwyth University is in Colombia for the opening of a series of local exhibitions showcasing textiles made by former guerrilla fighters.

Aberystwyth University pledge to reduce its use of single use plastic

22 October 2019

Aberystwyth University has pledged to continually reduce its use of single use plastic.

Expert in medieval French literature to deliver Professor David Trotter Memorial Lecture

23 October 2019

Professor Marianne Ailes from the University of Bristol will deliver the fourth Professor David Trotter Annual Memorial Lecture on Friday 1 November 2019.

Fisheries expert warns of tuna overfishing in the Indian Ocean

24 October 2019

A marine biologist from Aberystwyth University is calling for a change in international fisheries policy to protect stocks of yellowfin tuna in the Indian Ocean.

First phase of new £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus opened

25 October 2019

Counsel General and Brexit Minister, Jeremy Miles, officially marked the completion of Phase 1 of the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus on Friday 25 October 2019.

Curious Kids: how do ripples form and why do they spread out across the water?

28 October 2019

Writing in The Conversation, Professor Simon Cox from the Department of Mathematics explains why the simple experiment of throwing a rock into water actually reveals some fundamental rules of physics.

Nobel Peace Prize recipient to deliver Kenneth N Waltz Annual Lecture

29 October 2019

‘International Politics is alive and well (despite reports to the contrary)’ is the title of this year’s Kenneth N Waltz Annual Lecture, which takes place on Thursday 31 October.

Scientists harness technology to improve stroke patients' recovery

29 October 2019

Scientists at Aberystwyth University have developed a mobile app to improve the quality of life of stroke patients.

University solar telescopes to show rare transit of Mercury across the Sun

30 October 2019

The Department of Physics at Aberystwyth University is holding a public event to mark the rare transit of the planet Mercury across the front of the Sun on Monday 11 November 2019.

Are men really funnier than women?

30 October 2019

Researchers at Aberystwyth University and the University of North Carolina have been putting the commonly held view that men are funnier than women to the test.

Pantycelyn Lecture: ‘A necessary person, Alwyn D. Rees (1911-1974): Battles long ago for Language and University’

31 October 2019

The academic and Welsh language campaigner Alwyn D Rees will be the focus of the Pantycelyn Lecture which takes place at Old College, Aberystwyth University, on Wednesday 6 November 2019.