Ukraine war: why Russian soldiers’ mothers aren’t demonstrating the strong opposition they have in previous conflicts

06 January 2023

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics and Natasha Danilova from the University of Aberdeen, discuss the response of the mothers of Russia’s soldiers to the war in Ukraine.

Welsh Language Standards Annual Report

12 January 2023

Aberystwyth University has published its Welsh Language Standards Annual Report for the year 1 August 2021 to 31 July 2022.

Hen Galan: why one Welsh community celebrates the new year on January 14

12 January 2023

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Eryn White from the Department of History & Welsh History sheds light on why a hamlet in Pembrokeshire celebrates the new year a fortnight after the rest of the UK.

Language teachers could ditch essays in favour of graphic novels

19 January 2023

Language learning could be assessed through clowning, radio plays and graphic novels, according to work led by Aberystwyth University.

New global map of life inside Earth reveals bacteria rich coal

18 January 2023

Coal is surprisingly rich in bacteria according to the world's first atlas of microbial biodiversity deep under the Earth, which has been developed by Aberystwyth University academics. 

Aberystwyth University welcomes Principal Lead of new Dialogue Centre

20 January 2023

A leading expert on the relationship between dialogue and knowledge exchange has taken up her role as Principal Lead of Aberystwyth University’s new Dialogue Centre.

Talk by son of German refugees to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

24 January 2023

The Centre for the Movement of People will mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2023 with a talk by a Holocaust educator whose parents fled Germany due to the National Socialist dictatorship.

Dragon’s Den winners’ dementia resources at Aberystwyth University’s nursing centre

25 January 2023

Dragon’s Den winners have installed resources at Aberystwyth University’s new Healthcare Education Centre to help educate nursing students about dementia.

Leading slavery historian’s Aberystwyth lecture about reparations

27 January 2023

A leading expert on the history of slavery will give a public lecture about restorative justice at Aberystwyth University at the start of next month (Monday 6 February).

Ukraine war: attitudes to women in the military are changing as thousands serve on front lines

31 January 2023

In an article for The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics and Ukrainian scholar Anna Kvit, Visiting Research Fellow at University College London discuss changes in Ukrainian public attitudes towards women in the military, and whether attitudes will roll back in the aftermath of war. 

The Fight for Beauty – why it matters more than ever

31 January 2023

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE will deliver a public lecture at Aberystwyth University as part of the celebrations to mark the institution’s 150th Anniversary.

Aberystwyth University staff and students thanked for “a year of great progress”

31 January 2023

Aberystwyth University’s Chair and Vice-Chancellor have thanked the institution’s staff and students after a year of significant achievements highlighted in its latest annual report.