Exhibition and book launch: Refugees in Wales

02 November 2022

An exhibition tracing the history of refugees in Wales from the 1930s until the present day is going on display at Aberystwyth Arts Centre.

Plans for spectrum centre and green business park take step forward

03 November 2022

Aberystwyth University has welcomed the news that two of its flagship projects have been given approval to proceed to the second stage of the multi-million-pound Mid Wales Growth Deal.

New centre for research on literature and history of medicine in Wales

03 November 2022

Aberystwyth University academics are collaborating with the National Library of Wales to establish a new Research Centre to draw on the Library’s rich and varied collection of printed works relating to medicine and health in Wales.

Break-up of Antarctic ice shelves explored by Aberystwyth academics

03 November 2022

Aberystwyth University researchers are visiting the Antarctic to investigate the way ice shelves break up and can contribute to rising sea levels.

Aberystwyth academics date ‘rapid’ decline of giant ancient ice sheet

07 November 2022

An ancient ice sheet once covering Britain and Ireland disappeared more rapidly than previously thought, experts at Aberystwyth University have discovered.

Leading thinkers to speak at Aberystwyth University research festival

08 November 2022

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and Head of BBC Radio 1 Aled Haydn Jones will be among the contributors at Aberystwyth University’s Festival of Research later this month.

New Japanese partnership to boost climate change research at Aberystwyth University

08 November 2022

Aberystwyth University has signed up to a new partnership with a Japanese university in a boost to its climate change research.

Veterinary Nurses to study at Aberystwyth University from 2024

09 November 2022

Veterinary nurses will begin studying at Aberystwyth University in 2024 as Wales’ only School of Veterinary Science expands.

Aberystwyth academic helping to improve British wrestling

11 November 2022

A Lecturer in Film Theory and Practice from Aberystwyth University is contributing towards a ‘code of better practice’ for British wrestling.

Drought-resistant Aberystwyth crop helps Africa’s farmers

11 November 2022

A crop developed at Aberystwyth University is set to help African farmers feed people in the face of climate change. 

Strengthening Welsh democracy discussed at media conference

14 November 2022

An Aberystwyth academic will discuss how to strengthen democracy in Wales at a high-profile media conference this week.

Over one hundred thousand tonnes of microbes could escape from melting glaciers, scientists warn

17 November 2022

More than a hundred thousand tonnes of microbes, including potentially harmful and beneficial ones, could be released as the world’s glaciers melt, scientists from Aberystwyth University have warned.

Former Archbishop of Canterbury is key speaker at University Dialogue Centre launch event

21 November 2022

The role of dialogue in creating better futures will be explored in an open conversation between former Archbishop of Canterbury Professor Rowan Williams and award-winning poet and academic Professor Mererid Hopwood.

University makes White Ribbon Day commitment to tackle violence against women and girls

24 November 2022

Aberystwyth University is marking this year’s White Ribbon Day (25 November) by pledging its support to ending men's violence against women and girls and to promoting gender equality.

More animal grazing in warmer climates threatens ecosystems

25 November 2022

Grazing animals in warm and dry parts of the world can damage ecosystems but boost them in cooler drylands, especially when different species feed together, according to new research.

New app to improve support for human trafficking and slavery survivors

29 November 2022

Improving support for survivors of human trafficking and slavery will be the focus of a new project at the University.

Star rating system for grading beef eating would benefit consumers and producers, say researchers

29 November 2022

The final report of a major four-year research project led by Aberystwyth University is recommending the introduction of a UK-wide grading system for beef to provide consumers with guaranteed and consistent beef eating quality. 

New Peter Hancock Scholarship winners announced

30 November 2022

Astro Physics, Genetics, Psychology, and Business and IT are the academic disciplines studied by the latest recipients of the Peter Hancock Scholarship.