AberInnovation CEO appointed to Food Standards Agency board

01 September 2023

Dr Rhian Hayward MBE, Chief Executive Officer of Aberystwyth University based AberInnovation, has been appointed as Board Member for Wales for the Foods Standards Agency (FSA) and Chair of the Welsh Food Advisory Committee.

Sir Brian May shares farm TB eradication experience

06 September 2023

World-famous musician Sir Brian May has shared the experience of efforts to eradicate tuberculosis on a farm he sponsors in a lecture at Aberystwyth University. 

Research reveals climate change is driving endangered Irish and Welsh birds to new habitats

07 September 2023

Research published this week reveals that the changing climate is driving the birds to winter in areas with more industrial sites and sports and agriculture fields, making them much more vulnerable.

University chooses Wales Air Ambulance as its Charity of the Year

07 September 2023

Staff and students have voted Wales Air Ambulance as the University’s Charity of the Year for 2023-24.

Early lung cancer diagnosis aims for new test

14 September 2023

Earlier detection of lung cancer could be possible thanks to a project led by Welsh scientists to develop a new rapid diagnostic kit.

Tackling common livestock infection using novel technologies focus of new study

12 September 2023

Aberystwyth University scientists are investigating new technologies, including environmental DNA analysis and the use of wearable behaviour sensors, to tackle a parasite that infects the majority of UK sheep flocks.

University staff and students raise thousands for Bronglais Chemotherapy Day Unit

12 September 2023

University staff and students have raised £20,597 to support the new Chemotherapy Day Unit at Bronglais General Hospital, Aberystwyth.

Ukraine war: why the G20 refused to condemn Russian aggression – and how that might change

14 September 2023

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discusses the concluding statement at the recent G20 summit which refused to condemn Russian aggression in relation to the war in Ukraine. 

Chief Vets discuss TB in wildlife at Aberystwyth conference

19 September 2023

The Chief Veterinary Officers for Wales and the UK joined experts from across the country to discuss bovine tuberculosis in wildlife at a conference at Aberystwyth University today.

Aberystwyth named Welsh University of the Year

15 September 2023

Aberystwyth has been named Welsh University of the Year for 2024 by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.

Wales’ residential speed limit is dropping to 20mph – here’s how it should affect accidents and journey times

15 September 2023

Writing in The Conversation, Professor of Psychology Charles Musselwhite and Professor of Human Geography Peter Merriman discuss the drop in Wales’ residential speed limit to 20mph and how it should affect accidents and journey times.

Ceredigion businesses yet to fully recover from COVID-19 impact

19 September 2023

Businesses in Ceredigion have yet to fully recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to academics at Aberystwyth University.

Archaeologists discover world’s oldest wooden structure

20 September 2023

Half a million years ago, earlier than was previously thought possible, humans were building structures made of wood, according to new research by a team from the University of Liverpool and Aberystwyth University.

Celebrating the Pursuit of Peace at Aberystwyth University

21 September 2023

Academics, peace campaigners and members of the public will gather to explore the 'pursuit of peace' at the University's Festival of Research 2023, taking place from 1-7 November.

Twenty-three million exposed to metal mining contamination – study

22 September 2023

Twenty-three million people around the world are believed to be affected by potentially dangerous concentrations of toxic waste, according to a new study.

University building named in honour of scientist Gwendolen Rees

22 September 2023

Aberystwyth University has officially renamed a flagship building in honour of Professor Gwendolen Rees, the first Welsh woman to be elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

EH Carr Memorial Lecture 2023 - ‘Thinking with the Enemy’

28 September 2023

Leading scholar of international relations, Professor Kimberly Hutchings, will deliver the 2023 EH Carr Annual Memorial Lecture at 6.30pm on Tuesday 10 October.