Face masks: why your eyes might be saying more than you realise

01 September 2020

Writing in The Conversation Professor Nigel Holt, Head of the Department of Psychology at Aberystwyth University, discusses the importance of eyes in our engagement and interaction with those around us.

Bilingual education in Wales: despite lockdown difficulties, parents should persevere

07 September 2020

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Delyth Jones PGCE Link Tutor for Modern Foreign Languages, makes the case for parents to continue to put faith in bilingual education for the sake of their children’s futures.

Funding boost for dementia and domestic abuse research

09 September 2020

A research project examining the link between dementia and domestic abuse in older people has been awarded additional funding by Comic Relief and the UK Government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) through the Tampon Tax Fund.

Viruses on glaciers challenge views on evolutionary ‘arms race’

03 September 2020

Findings by an international team of scientists studying life on the surface of glaciers in the Arctic and Alps are changing our understanding of how viruses develop.

Pantycelyn welcomes a new generation of students

18 September 2020

Wales’ most famous student hall of residence has doors once more today, Friday 18 September 2020, as students return to Aberystwyth University for the beginning of the new academic year.

Aberystwyth best UK university for teaching quality and student experience in Times Good University Guide

18 September 2020

Aberystwyth University is the best university in the UK for teaching quality and student experience, according to the The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide, as it continues to climb the league tables.

University to teach on its Llanbadarn campus as part of COVID-19 safety adaptations

22 September 2020

Aberystwyth University will teach students on its Llanbadarn campus as part of its adaptations in light of the global pandemic.

Community safety promises as students return to Aberystwyth

08 September 2020

Aberystwyth University has launched five ‘community promises’ as part of its plans to ensure the safety of students, staff and the wider community as it prepares to welcome students back later this month.

Finding the Achilles’ heel of a killer parasite

25 September 2020

Scientists have revealed potential weaknesses in the biology of a parasite that could lead to new treatments for a tropical disease that kills up to 250,000 people every year.

Aberystwyth University suspends in-person teaching temporarily

29 September 2020

Following discussions with local partners on Sunday 27 September regarding the escalating risk of Covid-19 transmission, Aberystwyth University has taken the decision to suspend in-person teaching temporarily.

Simple urine test using posted samples can track what we eat, drink and smoke

29 September 2020

Scientists at the universities of Aberystwyth, Newcastle and Imperial College have developed a revolutionary urine test which can accurately detect more than 50 different types of foods in a person’s diet.

Aberystwyth University to restart in-person teaching next week

30 September 2020

Aberystwyth University has announced that it will begin in-person teaching next week.

The decision has been sanctioned by local regional and national partners as part of a formal discussion around the recent increase in cases in Ceredigion.