Help for Ukraine’s fleeing refugees shows the power of support when the political will is there
03 March 2022
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Gillian McFadyen and Dr Arddun Hedydd Arwyn examine the positive European response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis, pointing out how it starkly highlights racial discrimination and inequitable responses to refugees, and that lessons that can be learnt for future humanitarian crises.
Aberystwyth University condemns Russian invasion of Ukraine
04 March 2022
The Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, Professor Elizabeth Treasure has written to students and staff to offer support to those affected by the war in Ukraine – condemning the invasion by the Russian military.
Ukraine war: families of unhappy Russian conscripts could undermine Kremlin’s war effort
07 March 2022
Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics, discusses how the testimony of Russian combatants delivered to their parents can effectively counter the Kremlin’s narrative about its use of force in Ukraine.
Alligator’s mating call helps solve one of astrophysics’ oldest problems
10 March 2022
The centuries-old mystery of why jets of plasma up to more than 10,000 kilometres high are shot from the solar surface of the Sun has been solved in a paper for Nature Physics co-written by an Aberystwyth University researcher.
Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies students sweep the board at the Intercollegiate Eisteddfod
09 March 2022
Students from the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University achieved remarkable success at the Intercollegiate Eisteddfod held in Bangor on 5 March 2022, winning both key literary prizes.
New Ireland Wales initiative to promote sustainable tourism announced
17 March 2022
Academics from Aberystwyth University will lead a new European project to boost tourism in rural areas of Wales and Ireland.
Aberystwyth University brings quirky science to pupils in annual outreach event
17 March 2022
Aberystwyth University has introduced almost 1,000 pupils to animal skulls, robotic rovers and strange foods in its annual outreach event held as part of British Science Week.
Gwenallt objects and manuscripts presented to the University and the National Library
21 March 2022
On World Poetry Day, the family of one of Wales' most renowned writers has presented a selection of his manuscripts and personal belongings to the University.
New resource to help older LGBTQ+ people who have experienced domestic abuse
28 March 2022
The Dewis Choice Initiative, based at Aberystwyth University, is launching an evidence-based resource pack to support practitioners working with older LGBTQ+ victim-survivors who have experienced domestic abuse.
Construction gets underway on green energy project
29 March 2022
Work has begun on the installation of a new solar array that will generate green electricity for Aberystwyth University.