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.