150 Research and Innovation Stories
In celebration of the University’s 150th Anniversary, we are publishing 150 stories on the Research and Innovation that has been conducted at Aberystwyth during its history. A number of stories will be published each week during this anniversary year.
Talwrn of the Young Poets
This project gave hundreds of pupils a first taste of the talwrn's short, catchy, funny and intense poems.
Eurig SalisburyDiscover more
Bringing solar system astronomy to the forefront of Welsh cultural life
Astronomy has become a central theme for several aspects of Welsh culture through the activities of the RAS200 project: ‘Astronomy and Geophysics through the Traditional Culture of Wales’.
Dr Huw MorganDiscover more
Developing technology for assisting independent living
Aberystwyth University are developing a new Smart Home Lab.
Dr Patricia ShawDiscover more
Development of performance-enhancing warm-up procedures for athletic events
The Human Performance Research Group at Aberystwyth University developed a novel high- intensity "warm-up" regime, known as "priming exercise".
Dr Rhys ThatcherDiscover more
Nuclear weapons in world affairs
Since the 1960s the Department has been prominent internationally in researching the manifold dimensions of nuclear weapons.
Professor Ken BoothDiscover more
The Persians, Coriolan/us and …’: a series of site-specific performances
Departmental staff, Mike Brookes and Simon Banham and the late Mike Pearson, conceived, designed and directed theatre productions of Aeschylus's The Persians (2010) for National Theatre Wales (NTW).
Professor Simon Banham, Dr Mike BrookesDiscover more
Youth Justice Prevention Evaluation
The Youth Justice Board commissioned Ceredigion Youth Justice and Prevention Service (YJPS), working with Aberystwyth University, to be a pathfinder project.
Dr Gareth NorrisDiscover more