Maps reveal where forests are changing around the world

10 January 2022

Maps revealing areas of the world’s forests which have substantively changed over the past decade have been published through a European Space Agency (ESA) project that is managed and coordinated by Aberystwyth University.

Old College construction company announced as final fundraising push launched

14 January 2022

Ambitious plans to bring new life to Aberystwyth University’s iconic Old College have taken a major step forward today, Friday 14 January 2022, with the announcement of the project’s principal building contractor.

University sponsors new Iris Prize Documentary Film Finance Fund

17 January 2022

Aberystwyth University is sponsoring a new Documentary Film Finance Fund organised by Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival.

Funding for research on unarmed civilian protection in conflict areas

18 January 2022

An international research network led by the University is offering funding for research projects focusing on unarmed civilian protection in areas affected by conflict.

New funding to boost deadly disease research

19 January 2022

A parasitic infection that affects millions of people around the world is to be targeted by a £2.5 million drug discovery programme involving academics from Aberystwyth University.

Half a million boost to Aberystwyth University’s new nursing education facilities

20 January 2022

A £500,000 grant from the Welsh Government will fund new facilities at Aberystwyth University for its nursing courses which will start in September this year. 

BBC Licence fee – could it be the end of public service broadcasting in the UK?

20 January 2022

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jamie Medhurst (Reader in Film, Television and Media) responds to the recent announcement of the two year freeze on the BBC’s licence fee before it could be abolished altogether, and whether it could mean the end of public service broadcasting.

Aberystwyth academics join expert panels setting higher education standards

27 January 2022

Three Aberystwyth University academics have been appointed to expert panels which help set the standards and content of higher education courses across the UK.


Aberystwyth University VC pays tribute to staff and students’ inspirational performance during 20/21 academic year

28 January 2022

Aberystwyth University’s Vice-Chancellor and the Chair of the Council have spoken of their pride in the institution and gratitude for its staff’s achievements as it published its Annual Report for the COVID-19 struck 2020/21 academic year.