Historic strengths and innovation to drive Aber’s future

02 February 2024

Aberystwyth University’s new Vice-Chancellor has said that the institution’s future success will be built upon transformational education and research, creating new life chances, and bringing about improvements for wider society on a local and global level.

Aberystwyth Vet School plans expansion with major donation

01 February 2024

Plans for expanded facilities for vet students at Aberystwyth University have taken a step forward thanks to a major bequest.

University and GP practice join forces to help veterans

02 February 2024

A Department of Law & Criminology project which provides free legal advice and signposting to UK military veterans and their families, has teamed up with a local GP practice to offer support.

Ground-breaking photography exhibition frames the future of Wales, Scotland and Catalonia

07 February 2024

Our academics are curating a photography exhibition exploring attitudes to independence within Wales, Scotland and Catalonia.

BBC Climate Editor to speak at Aberystwyth University

08 February 2024

BBC Climate Editor Justin Rowlatt will deliver a public lecture at Aberystwyth University next month. 

School pupils plant trees in University’s heritage orchard

09 February 2024

Primary school pupils from the Aberystwyth area have planted apple trees in a heritage fruit orchard at the University.

Aberystwyth academic delivers lecture at German parliament

09 February 2024

An Aberystwyth University expert on the Kindertransport scheme presented the findings of her extensive research at the German national parliament in Berlin this week.

£5 million funding to tackle challenges facing Wales’ rural communities

13 February 2024

A partnership led by Aberystwyth University has received over £5 million in funding to research and explore solutions to rural challenges.

Fuzzy award for Aberystwyth Professor

12 February 2024

A world-leading Aberystwyth based researcher in computational intelligence has been awarded a major international prize.

Why the teenagers who murdered Brianna Ghey should have remained anonymous

13 February 2024

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Kathy Hampson, Senior Lecturer in Criminology and youth justice expert, along with fellow Criminology academics Dr Sean Creaney from Edge Hill University and Professor Stephen Case from Loughborough University, argue that it was not in the best interests of society for the identities of the teenagers who murdered Brianna Ghey to have been made public.

Shaping a probation service that better serves the people of Wales

13 February 2024

Criminology academics from Aberystwyth University are contributing to the national conversation on how a devolved probation service could work for Wales.

Radical new project offers unique opportunity for promising composers

21 February 2024

Imaginative contemporary classical music will be composed and performed as part of a revolutionary new project led by Aberystwyth University.

The Queen presents award to Aberystwyth University for parasite research

22 February 2024

Queen Camilla has presented a prestigious award to Aberystwyth University for its pioneering parasitology work at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace today (Thursday, 22 February).

Secret Arctic microbial night life investigated by Aberystwyth scientists

28 February 2024

Aberystwyth University academics are visiting Svalbard in the Arctic to investigate the night life of microbes. 

New Aberystwyth oats make esteemed National List

Four new oat varieties bred at Aberystwyth University have received top level approval after being recommended to farmers by the government’s industry board.