Female students in Pakistan given mopeds through Aberystwyth University project

23 August 2023

Young female students in Pakistan are learning to ride mopeds to give them more independence and help them get to their place of education, as part of an Aberystwyth University transport project.

Festival of fermented foods at Aberystwyth University

05 April 2024

From kombucha to kefir and sauerkraut, the benefits of fermented foods for our minds and bodies will be explored at a Festival of Fermentation at Aberystwyth University in April. 

Powys and Monmouthshire transport projects awarded Aberystwyth University grants

31 January 2024

Two community transport projects in Powys and Monmouthshire have received grants from Aberystwyth University.

Can green tea prevent age-related disease? Research project

25 January 2024

Aberystwyth University scientists are testing how nutrients in green tea can affect age-related diseases by monitoring people’s brain activity.

Festive fraud - not always the season of goodwill

28 December 2023

In this article, academics from the Psychology Department highlight the dangers of fraud during the holiday period.

Embracing Togetherness to Combat Loneliness this Winter

22 December 2023

Loneliness is a universal and subjective experience that can be particularly challenging during the winter months. While this time of year is often associated with celebration and togetherness, many people find themselves feeling isolated and alone.

Creative minds are vulnerable to mental illness – but magicians escape the curse

16 November 2023

In an article for The Conversation, Psychology lecturer Dr Gil Greengross describes his research which found that creative people such as comedians and artists are more likely to face challenges with their mental health, but the same does not apply to magicians.

Magicians less prone to mental health problems than other performers – study

15 November 2023

Magicians are less likely to suffer from the mental health challenges faced by other creative people, like musicians and comedians, according to a new study.

New smart home to support Powys care initiative

06 October 2023

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have partnered with Powys County Council as one of 10 teams taking part in an exciting new £2m innovative technology care programme.

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.