New partnership to help farmers achieve net zero

08 February 2021

Germinal and Aberystwyth University have today announced a new long-term research partnership to promote sustainable farming.

Ferry ports to feature in short films to help boost tourism economy

10 February 2021

Five port towns in Wales and Ireland will feature in a series of short films which are being commissioned by Aberystwyth University as part of a major EU-funded project aimed at driving economic growth.

New digital platform for medieval Anglo-Norman Dictionary

11 February 2021

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have launched a new digital platform providing detailed chronological information for all Anglo-Norman words for the first time ever online.

Short film selected for prestigious film festival

11 February 2021

A short film created by filmmaker and Associate Lecturer at Aberystwyth University, Amy Daniel, has been selected to be part of a prestigious North American film festival next month.

Views sought on valuing beef in new way

12 February 2021

Evaluating beef in a new way could leave consumers more satisfied at meal times, according to researchers.

Exploring the limitations of AI in predicting the solar magnetic field

13 February 2021

Scientists need to be aware of the limitations of Artificial Intelligence techniques used to predict the global solar magnetic field and space weather forecasting, according to a new academic study published today (Friday 12 February 2021) in the journal of Nature Astronomy.

Donald Trump spying allegations: more likely useful idiot than Putin's agent

Writing in The Conversation, Kyle Cunliffe, PHD student from the Department of International Politics, discusses Donald Trump’s relationship with the Kremlin in a new book by veteran US journalist Craig Unger, claiming that the former US commander-in-chief was cultivated as a Russian intelligence asset

Major grant for healthy oats project

17 February 2021

A research project to promote the development of oats as a healthy food product and a climate-resistant crop in Wales and Ireland has been awarded a major European grant.

John Keats: how his poems of death and lost youth are resonating during COVID-19

23 February 2021

On the bicentenary of Keats' death, Professor of English Literature, Richard Marggraf Turley, writes in The Conversation of how Keats was not only a poet of his time, but also a poet of our time.

Creative industries research boost with new post at Aberystwyth University

23 February 2021

Creative industries research is set for a boost at Aberystwyth University with the appointment of a new fellow.

IBERS scientist launches innovative company in Aberystwyth

23 February 2021

Research on producing a natural, low-calorie sweetener from cereal straw, an agricultural waste stream, has led to the launch of an exciting new company on Aberystwyth University’s Innovation and Enterprise Campus.

Coronavirus vaccine scams – fraud experts give their top tips to help you stay safe

24 February 2021

Writing in The Conversation Dr Gareth Norris and Alexandra Brookes from the Department of Psychology discuss the COVID-19 scams that have emerged while people wait for their vaccine and ways to help you stay safe.

Further exam mitigation for students at Aberystwyth University

26 February 2021

Aberystwyth University has announced further changes to examination and assessment arrangements for students in light of the Coronavirus crisis, following discussions with staff and student representatives.