More nutritious white bread could be on shelves, thanks to funding

01 May 2024

Healthier white bread could soon appear on the shelves of bakers and grocers across the UK thanks to research at Aberystwyth University.

Former First Minister to discuss Wales’ constitutional future

02 May 2024

Wales’ former First Minister will discuss the constitutional future of Wales at a talk at the University later this month.

Veterinary nurse degree to begin this September in Aberystwyth

07 May 2024

Veterinary nurses will begin studying at Aberystwyth University from this September as part of plans to expand Wales’ only School of Veterinary Science.

Artistic performance to explore interplay between science and the natural world

08 May 2024

Humans' complex relationship with the natural world will be explored in a new theatre production by an Aberystwyth artist and lecturer at Aberystwyth Arts Centre next month.

Ukraine war: Putin is using Russian children to promote his version of history on Victory Day

08 May 2024

Writing in The Conversation Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics and Dr Allyson Edwards from Bath Spa University discuss how Russia’s children are central to keeping the memory of the Second World War alive with the St George Ribbon.

Climate tipping points: first proof of early warning ‘flickers’

13 May 2024

Proof of shifts between extreme drought and heavy rainfall before a major climate tipping point has been found for the first time in ancient lake sediments.

Biomass crop research aims to boost rural economy

20 May 2024

Aberystwyth University researchers are exploring the potential of crops like willow and alder as alternative sources of income for farmers.

UK Government praise for academic’s antibiotics project

21 May 2024

An Aberystwyth University academic’s project to tackle antimicrobial resistance has been highlighted as an example of best practice by the UK Government.

Aberystwyth students win prestigious international research internships

22 May 2024

Two Aberystwyth University undergraduate students will be spending the summer working in Canada after being awarded prestigious research internships.

History and Welsh History crowned Aberystwyth Department of the Year

22 May 2024

The Department of History and Welsh History won the coveted title of Department of the Year at the Undeb Aberystwyth ‘Teaching, Learning & Student Experience Awards’ 2024.

Big name debates at Royal Welsh grass and muck event

22 May 2024

Big name agricultural debates will be part of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society’s annual Sustainable Grass and Muck Event at Trawsgoed farm in Ceredigion next week (Thursday 30 May).

Talented Aberystwyth academics selected for Welsh Crucible programme

23 May 2024

Academics researching older people and domestic abuse, packing problems, and biological applications of statistics have been selected for a prestigious programme to develop the future research leaders of Wales.

A century ago, the women of Wales made an audacious appeal for world peace – this is their story

29 May 2024

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics and Professor Mererid Hopwood from the Department of Welsh and Celtic Studies examine the story of four Welsh women who travelled to America to deliver a petition for global peace.

Antibiotic pollution makes snails forgetful by altering their gut microbiome

30 May 2024

Antibiotics prevent snails from forming new memories by disrupting their gut microbiome - the community of beneficial bacteria found in their guts.