Student of the year

28 September 2011

Aberystwyth University zoology graduate Victoria Franks is the Science Engineering and Technology Awards (Europe) Biology Student of the Year for 2011.


27 September 2011

The work of the IBERS plant breeders at Aberystwyth University has been recognised with the presentation of the British Grassland Society Innovation Award for the development of high water soluble carbohydrate or what farmers know as ‘high sugar’ varieties.

Colloquium for Equine Reproduction

23 September 2011

Following the unprecedented success of the first Colloquium for Equine Reproduction in 2010, Aberystwyth University’s IBERS (Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences) will hold a second on 29th October 2011.

Lord Cameron visits IBERS

21 September 2011

Lord Cameron of Dillington visited IBERS today September 20th. He is co-chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Agriculture and Food for Development in Westminster.

Food Vs Fuel

19 September 2011

‘Next Generation' Energy Crops Could Minimise Competition for Land Use; Scientists at Aberystwyth University address one of the greatest challenges of the future: the use of land for new energy crops without harming food production.

A Matter of Life and Death

14 September 2011

There can be few questions more fundamental than deciding whether an organism is alive or dead but for microbes at least the distinction is not always straightforward.

Topping out at Gogerddan

02 September 2011

Professor April McMahon, Vice-Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, today (Thursday 1st September) performed a topping out ceremony to mark the completion of the latest phase of construction on the new £8.6m IBERS research and teaching facility at Plas Gogerddan.