Ukraine war: why central Asian countries want to move away from Russian control

03 June 2024

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Ana Mahon from the Department of International Politics discusses how central Asian nations are walking a fine line between pursuing more independence from Russia and not disturbing the regional balance of power.

Pet dragon to debut at BeachLab

06 June 2024

A new robotic pet dragon will make its first public appearance at Aberystwyth University’s BeachLab event which takes place at Aberystwyth Bandstand on Saturday 15 June.

Pro Vice-Chancellor announces intention to step down

12 June 2024

Aberystwyth University’s Pro Vice-Chancellor for Learning, Teaching and Student Experience has announced his intention to step down from the role at the end of the current academic year.

Are nasty jokes causing problems for elderly couples? New research begins

14 June 2024

From classic knock-knock jokes to mother-in-law puns, researchers are looking at how humour affects older couples’ relationships.

Domestic violence and abuse research initiative releases new British Sign Language resource

14 June 2024

The Dewis Choice Initiative is marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June) with the release of a British Sign Language version of its impactful animation highlighting the unique challenges that older adults face when domestic abuse occurs.

Aberystwyth University congratulates former Vice-Chancellor on being awarded a CBE

14 June 2024

The Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University have congratulated the University’s former Vice-Chancellor Professor Elizabeth Treasure on being awarded the CBE in the King’s Birthday Honours.

Women in computing pioneer recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours list

14 June 2024

The founder of a ground-breaking conference dedicated to promoting the role of women in technology has been recognised in the King’s Birthday Honours list.

Celebrating Refugee Week 2024 in Aberystwyth

19 June 2024

Refugees, asylum support organisations, policy makers and academic researchers from across Wales gathered in Aberystwyth on Wednesday 19 June for a special celebration of art, music, poetry and diverse communities to mark Refugee Week 2024.

Prestigious design award for Old College project

19 June 2024

The designs that are transforming the home of Wales’s first University College into a major cultural and creative centre have been recognised at major awards ceremony in London.

Bezos Earth Fund boost for Welsh food research

24 June 2024

Aberystwyth University research will benefit from being part of $30 million Bezos Earth Fund grant to make global food systems more environmentally friendly.

International experts examine threats to minority languages

26 June 2024

The threats facing regional or minority languages will be the focus of an international conference at Aberystwyth University in July.

Plaid Cymru wants broadcasting powers devolved to Wales – how the conversation is changing

27 June 2024

Writing in The Conversation, Jamie Medhurst, Professor of Film and Media, discusses how the result of the General Election could impact the ongoing debate about the devolution of broadcasting powers from Westminster to the Senedd

Marginalised writers focus for creative writing event

27 June 2024

Empowering marginalised writers to make their voices heard will be the focus of an event held by creative writing experts at the University next month.