Why are there so many text scams all of a sudden?

02 June 2021

Writing in The Conversation Dr Gareth Norris and Alexandra Brookes from the Department of Psychology discuss the resurgence of text scams and how learning about them can help stamp them out  

New health research to help save African penguins from extinction

03 June 2021

Research involving Aberystwyth University academics is investigating the part disease and pollution are playing in the decline in the African penguin population, a species which faces extinction within the next thirty to eighty years. 

'Showing true colours: the changing politics of race equality in Wales'

03 June 2021

Racial equality in Wales will be the focus for the 2021 Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Annual Lecture that takes place on Zoom on Tuesday 8 June 2021.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre secures additional recovery funding

08 June 2021

Aberystwyth Arts Centre has secured additional funding of £605,365 following a successful bid to the second round of the Welsh Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre to reopen later this month

09 June 2021

Aberystwyth Arts Centre will reopen to the public on 21 June 2021.

Fellowship funds search for historical links between disability and technology

11 June 2021

In an age when mechanised prosthetic limbs have achieved remarkable levels of sophistication, an Aberystwyth University historian is embarking on a summer-long search for evidence of devices made over the past 700 years.

Online engagement event set to encourage Girls into Geoscience

11 June 2021

Young female and nonbinary people across the UK and Ireland are being encouraged to consider a career in geoscience with a virtual event day in June.

Lecturer at Wales’ new Vet School wins top award

14 June 2021

A lecturer at Wales’ new veterinary school at Aberystwyth University has won an award for making a significant impact on the profession.

University helps to fund statue of remarkable Welsh woman Cranogwen

15 June 2021

The University has pledged financial support to the campaign to commission a statue of trailblazing poet and journalist Cranogwen, in the Ceredigion coastal village of Llangrannog.

Biden and Putin’s first meeting won’t reset US relations with Russia

15 June 2021

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses the Biden Putin Summit, suggesting that the presidents’ first meeting will be symbolic rather than substantive, but that there could be grounds for cautious optimism.

BeachLab robot event moves to Penglais Campus

16 June 2021

BeachLab, the annual mid-summer celebration of all things robotic, returns this Saturday, 19 June, as Aberystwyth University celebrates UK Robotics Week (19-25 June).

University supports Council to provide community swimming sessions

18 June 2021

Swimming sessions set aside for the community are being provided by Aberystwyth University as work continues at Plascrug Leisure Centre following its decommissioning as a COVID-19 hospital.

Aberystwyth students brew up entrepreneurial success with premium tea business

23 June 2021

Two Aberystwyth University students are brewing up business success after securing a year of free office space and mentoring to get their premium tea business off the ground.

Public Lecture: Getting justice for Wales

24 June 2021

The new Counsel General and Minister for the Constitution, Mick Antoniw MS, will deliver an online public lecture for Aberystwyth University’s Department of Law and Criminology on Thursday 8 July 2021.

Microbe build-up on Greenland could mean more ice loss says research

25 June 2021

The Greenland Ice Sheet could be under threat from microbes on its surface multiplying faster than they are washed away in a warming climate, according to new research from Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth University to teach nursing for first time in boost for NHS

29 June 2021

Aberystwyth University will offer nursing qualifications for the first time, after new healthcare investment plans were given the go-ahead.

Aberystwyth University welcomes Welsh Government support for autumn in-person teaching

30 June 2021

Aberystwyth University has welcomed the Welsh Government’s announcement about in-person teaching for the next academic year.