New ways of tracking people’s diets tested for health benefits

01 September 2022

Researchers will begin testing techniques, including wearable cameras and urine and blood tests, in an effort to more accurately measure the UK’s eating habits and improve public health.

New universal language for land changes could explain ecosystem loss

01 September 2022

Aberystwyth University scientists have jointly developed a universal language to describe the changing world, which could help uncover what is causing ecosystem loss and environmental degradation.

Gorbachev and glasnost: how his fragile legacy of free speech has been destroyed by Putin

01 September 2022

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses Mikhail Gorbachev’s time as Soviet leader and the contrast with today's Russian leadership.

Rings of Power: ‘In an age of epic fantasy on screen many of the missteps are unforgivable’

08 September 2022

Writing in The Conversation, Professor of English Literature Richard Marggraf Turley critiques the first instalments of Amazon’s £50-million-an-episode 'Rings of Power'

Queen Elizabeth II 

09 September 2022

A message from Lord Thomas of Cwmgïedd, Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, Dr Emyr Roberts, Chair of Council, and Professor Elizabeth Treasure, Vice-Chancellor. 

First nursing students start at Aberystwyth University

05 September 2022

Aberystwyth University’s first ever nursing students will begin their studies today. 

Ten years of sharing and showcasing innovation in teaching

14 September 2022

The annual Learning and Teaching Conference takes place this week, bringing together teaching and learning practitioners from across the University to share and showcase the exciting and innovative approaches that are taking place. 

Learn from other parts of UK to protect Welsh farms from TB – Aberystwyth conference

14 September 2022

Learning from the best biosecurity practice in the UK is key to stopping the spread of tuberculosis in Wales, a leading expert will tell a conference in Aberystwyth.  

Aberystwyth University top in Wales for teaching excellence and student satisfaction

17 September 2022

Aberystwyth University is the best University in Wales for teaching excellence and student satisfaction, according to The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.

“Visionary” Aberystwyth academic elected Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow 

21 September 2022

A senior Aberystwyth University academic has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to engineering and technology on becoming a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. 

Communities in global conflicts supported by Aberystwyth University project

22 September 2022

Learning from indigenous coffee growers protecting themselves from armed violence in Colombia is part of one of the new research projects funded by an international network led by the University.

Aberystwyth academic’s expertise recognised with prestigious fellowship

23 September 2022

A leading geography academic at Aberystwyth University, Professor Peter Merriman, has been elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Extreme droughts sparked cultural leaps in human evolution

26 September 2022

Extreme droughts lasting tens of thousands of years played a critical role in human evolution by forcing Homo sapiens to develop the culture and tools to cope, according to new research.

Browse, graze, mate: Food and company help animals in captivity

28 September 2022

From tongue rolling alpacas to irritable yaks and perturbed pigs, new research has lifted the lid on why some farm and zoo animals cope well with captivity and others display signs of stress.

Generous donation funds research work on Gwenallt and Old College law development

28 September 2022

A research project into the work of the poet Gwenallt and the development of a Law Room and Moot Court as part of the ambitious plan for the Old College has received a significant financial boost.

Minister opens new Healthcare Education Centre at Aberystwyth University

30 September 2022

Wales’ Health Minister will open a new £1.7 million centre to train NHS staff at Aberystwyth University today.