University appoints Iwan Teifion Davies as Director of Music

03 August 2021

Welsh conductor and pianist Iwan Teifion Davies has been appointed as Aberystwyth University’s new Director of Music.

Elfyn Llwyd takes up honorary role as Pro-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University

12 August 2021

The Rt Hon. Elfyn Llwyd has been appointed as Pro-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University. 


Success in timing sheep resting habits could lead to predicting birth

13 August 2021

Researchers at Aberystwyth University hope to be able to predict when sheep give birth after successfully proving a way of measuring for how long the animals lie down. 

Speeding up Miscanthus breeding to combat climate change

25 August 2021

Aberystwyth University scientists will investigate adopting a technique to speed up Miscanthus breeding in an effort to meet climate change targets as part of a £4 million UK government package to boost biomass production.

Aberystwyth academic curates BBC archive released to mark 85 years of entertainment television

26 August 2021

A Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies academic has played a key role in the creation of a new archive collection which celebrates the BBC’s rich history in entertaining the nation.

Joséphine Baker: artist, activist, resistance fighter and now honoured in France’s Panthéon

31 August 2021

Writing in The Conversation PHD student Clarev Church from the Department of History and Welsh History discusses the late artist Joséphine Baker and the honour given to her; being memorialised in the Panthéon in Paris later this year