Full planning application submitted for £40.5m Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus

06 January 2017

Aberystwyth University, together with the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus (AIEC), has formally submitted a full planning application to Ceredigion County Council.

Converting disposable nappies into bio-fuel and textiles

11 January 2017

Disposing of post-Christmas waste including wrapping and packaging is a headache for many at this time of year. But managing specific types of waste including disposable nappies presents significant environmental challenges. Now a new eco-friendly process developed by Aberystwyth University biology graduate Joe Freemantle could provide a solution.

BRAVO - optimising the performance of brassica crops

12 January 2017

Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences (IBERS) is a lead partner in a new 5-year project aimed at combating the losses experienced by two of the UK’s most economically valuable vegetable crops.

New urine test can quickly detect whether a person has a healthy diet

13 January 2017

A new urine test developed by researchers at Aberystwyth University, Imperial College London and Newcastle Univrsity measures the health of a person's diet and gives an indication of how much fat, sugar, fibre and protein a person has eaten.

Microbes carve out a niche for themselves

23 January 2017

Researchers at Aberystwyth University have been working with the Agriculture and Food Development Authority in Ireland (Teagasc) to develop a new way of identifying how different types of microbes can survive when competing for resources in the same environment.