Aberystwyth academics elected as Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales

31 May 2022

The Learned Society of Wales has named four academics from Aberystwyth University among its newly elected Fellows.

Fair pay for writers in Wales to be explored in new survey

09 May 2022

Making writers’ pay fairer and establishing benchmarks for different kinds of author incomes will form part of a new study by Aberystwyth University.

Annual staff and student awards presented

09 May 2022

The School of Education was crowned Department of the Year at the Aberystwyth Students’ Union Staff and Students Awards 2022, which were held on 3 May at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Significant rise in research quality at Aberystwyth University

12 May 2022

The quality of research at Aberystwyth University has increased significantly, the latest review of research in UK higher education institutions has shown.

Earth’s coastal wetlands are disappearing, new high-resolution maps reveal

13 May 2022

Four thousand square kilometres of the world’s tidal wetlands have been lost over twenty years, but ecosystem restoration and natural processes are helping reduce total losses, according to Aberystwyth University researchers.

Wales’s post COVID-19 future explored at Aberystwyth research conference

Wales’s future post COVID-19, the effects of the pandemic on small high streets, student parents and rural sport, and how to develop sustainable tourism will be among the subjects explored at an Aberystwyth University conference (Thursday 19 May).

Wales’ favourite artworks go on display in Aberystwyth

16 May 2022

Aberystwyth Arts Centre is exhibiting a selection of the nation’s favourite artworks as part of an initiative to share the national art collection with communities and galleries across the country.

Aberystwyth students take peace message to the Nobel Institute

18 May 2022

Students from Aberystwyth University are at the Nobel Institute in Norway today, Wednesday 18 Mai, for the publication of Urdd Gobaith Cymru’s Peace and Goodwill Message on its 100th anniversary.

How taking a closer look at your family tree can help you get to grips with climate change

18 May 2022

Writing in The Conversation, Flossie Kingsbury, Postdoctoral Research Associate from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences discusses how tracing our ancestors’ connections to colonialism and industrialisation can help us personally connect with the climate crisis.

Wales’ first law department celebrates 120 years at Old Bailey

19 May 2022

Wales’ oldest university law department has marked its 120th anniversary with a celebratory event at London’s top criminal court.

Aber’s red piano at the Urdd Eisteddfod

25 May 2022

Competitors at the Urdd Eisteddfod will be able to book time on Aberystwyth University's new red piano next week, before taking to the stage at this year’s festival.

Aberystwyth University student accommodation rated best in UK

26 May 2022

Student accommodation at Aberystwyth University has been ranked the best in the UK by student review website Whatuni.

It’s not helpful to talk about children’s ‘learning loss’ during lockdown – they and their parents learned a great deal

26 May 2022

Writing in The Conversation, Prysor Mason Davies, Senior Lecturer in the School of Education discusses how the widely-used term 'learning loss' unfairly stigmatises a generation of school pupils, and argues that in fact the pandemic was a period of learning for all involved in education.

Minister opens Aberystwyth film premiere for port stories

27 May 2022

Wales’ Arts and Sports Deputy Minister has launched a new film charting the histories and life of five port towns in Wales and Ireland.