Public Lecture: Wales, Lord Davies, and the World

02 December 2019

One of the greatest Welshmen of the 20th century will be the subject of the final lecture of the centenary celebrations of the Department of International Politics.

Aberystwyth graduate elected EU Commissioner

02 December 2019

Aberystwyth University Political Studies graduate Virginijus Sinkevičius elected EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries.

Domestic abuse initiative goes UK wide

03 December 2019

A ground breaking Welsh initiative that supports older people who suffer domestic abuse is set to be extended across the UK.

Exhibition - John Duffin: Prints and Paintings

09 December 2019

An exhibition of works by award-winning contemporary painter and printmaker, John Duffin, is on display at the School of Art Gallery from 9 December 2019 to 7 February 2020.

Festival celebrates minority languages in all their forms

09 December 2019

Delegates from a variety of international institutions, organisations and governmental bodies came together at Aberystwyth University’s Old College on 28 and 29 November to discuss the importance of minority and indigenous languages, the role they play within their communities and how to sustain and increase their usage.

Exhibition – Shy Green-Ice Blue

09 December 2019

An exhibition of artworks by Dr Simon Pierse, featuring the arctic regions of West Greenland, will be on display at the School of Art Gallery from 9 December 2019 to 7 February 2020.

Aberystwyth University scientists awarded funding to tackle diabetes in Africa

11 December 2019

Aberystwyth University scientists have been awarded funding to develop crops which can help stem Africa’s growing diabetes problem.

Drones capture Greenland ice sheet fracturing as meltwater lake drains

11 December 2019

Aberystwyth University researchers have contributed to a study investigating how the world’s second-largest ice sheet, and the single largest contributor to global sea level rise, is responding to the catastrophic drainage of large meltwater lakes that form on its surface.

Poetic retelling of Mabinogion named Hay Festival Book of the Month

12 December 2019

A collection of epic medieval Welsh tales of war, enchantment, adventure and romance, reimagined in modern English by award winning poet Professor Matthew Francis has been named Hay Festival Book of the Month for December.

Fabric colour discovery to help control deadly tsetse flies

13 December 2019

Researchers at IBERS have helped deliver a scientific breakthrough that could help control cases of a devastating tropical disease known as 'sleeping sickness'.

Imagining Utopias

18 December 2019

A new public engagement project by the Department of English and Creative Writing is considering how people understand and express the utopian ideal.

New carbon map presented at Madrid UN Climate Change Conference

23 December 2019

A new map that shows change in carbon stored as biomass across the world’s forests and shrub-lands has been created using advanced satellite imagery.