Exhibition at Senedd tells refugees’ stories

02 March 2023

An exhibition showcasing the stories of refugees in Wales from the past and present has gone on display at the Senedd in Cardiff Bay.

Aberystwyth academic developing app for Spanish learners

06 March 2023

An entrepreneurial Aberystwyth academic has been granted funding and mentoring support to develop a new app for Spanish language learning.

New Welsh history scholarship launched

07 March 2023

The Department of History and Welsh History has launched a new postgraduate scholarship, thanks to a generous gift from an Aberystwyth University alumnus.

Aberystwyth Geographer elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences

07 March 2023

A leading geographer at Aberystwyth University has been elected as Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

Pioneering parasitologist Gwendolen Rees honoured on International Women’s Day

08 March 2023

On International Women’s Day 2023 (Wednesday 8 March), Aberystwyth University has announced it is renaming one of its flagship academic buildings in honour of the first Welsh woman to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).

Climate Change Minister officially opens University’s green electricity solar development

09 March 2023

A solar array producing at least a quarter of the electricity required by Aberystwyth University’s Penglais Campus has been officially opened today (Thursday 9 March 2023) by the Welsh Government Minister for Climate Change, Julie James MS.

Alpaca grazing could help tackle climate change – research

15 March 2023

Scientists at Aberystwyth University are researching whether grazing alpacas alongside other animals could help farmers tackle climate change.

People with personality disorders are more likely to sign up for psychology studies – here’s why that’s a problem

15 March 2023

In an article on The Conversation, Head of Psychology Professor Nigel Holt discusses how psychological studies might be affected by the fact that people who sign up for them are more likely to have a personality disorder.

Wales Broadcast Archive: UK’s first national archive shows importance of preserving our audiovisual history

20 March 2023

Professor Jamie Medhurst from the Department of Theatre, Film and Television Studies writes for The Conversation  about the launch of the Wales Broadcast Archive and how it raises important questions about access to our collective audiovisual history.

New Chair of Crop Genomics at Aberystwyth University

24 March 2023

Professor Gancho Slavov has been appointed the Germinal Chair of Crop Genomics at Aberystwyth University‘s Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS).

More online court cases possible after Covid experience - report

27 March 2023

More court cases could go online to make them more accessible and efficient, according to a new report published by Aberystwyth academics looking at the justice system during the pandemic.

Climate change-tackling peat restoration project begins at Aberystwyth University

27 March 2023

Scientists at Aberystwyth University have started a project to restore peatlands as part of an effort to remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. 

Research on rural support for disruptive political movements wins major European grant

30 March 2023

The relationship between voter discontent in rural areas and support for disruptive political movements in Europe and the United States will be explored in a major study by an Aberystwyth University professor, following the award of a prestigious grant.

Aberystwyth University academic appointed to Natural Resources Wales Board

29 March 2023

Professor Rhys Jones from Aberystwyth University has been appointed to the board of Natural Resources Wales by the Climate Change Minister.

Mererid Hopwood awarded Hay Festival Medal for Poetry

30 March 2023

Mererid Hopwood, Professor of Welsh and Celtic Studies at Aberystwyth University, has won this year’s Hay Festival Medal for Poetry.

New teaching resources on refugees and asylum seekers in Wales

31 March 2023

Teachers in Wales have access to a series of new bilingual resources on refugees and asylum seekers, thanks to work by Aberystwyth University.