Belarus: opposition pressure continues inside and outside the country – will it work?

03 March 2021

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jenny Mathers from the Department of International Politics discuss opposition pressure in Belarus after the re-election of Alexander Lukashenko with Russian military intervention being the ultimate guarantor of Lukashenko’s grip on power. 

BBC Three is making a welcome return to TV for young and 'old' alike

04 March 2021

Writing in The Conversation, Dr Jamie Medhurst from the Department of Theatre Film and Television studies discusses the return of BBC Three to TV after being moved online in 2016 to save money

University to appoint new Director/Animateur for its reshaped music provision

05 March 2021

Aberystwyth University has announced its intention to appoint a new Director/Animateur of Music to lead its reshaped and revitalised music provision into the future.

Combining public health and environmental science to develop pollen forecasting

11 March 2021

New research, which brings healthcare data and ground-breaking ecological techniques together, could set a roadmap for refining pollen forecasts in the future.

New research into the effects of Covid-19 on education in Wales

22 March 2021

The effects of the pandemic on children’s education will be examined in three new research studies by education experts across Wales, including Aberystwyth University.

Aberystwyth University proposal to invest £2.5m in harnessing solar power

22 March 2021

The University is taking a significant step towards its ambitious goal of becoming carbon neutral by 2030, with the announcement of plans for a major renewable energy project.


Aberystwyth Vice Chancellor pays tribute to community-wide efforts to control COVID-19

23 March 2021

Aberystwyth University’s Vice Chancellor has paid tribute to local organisations and workers for efforts to control cases of COVID-19 in the area.

Rural Wales post-Covid recovery needs integrated programme, says report

24 March 2021

Rural Wales needs an integrated programme to improve infrastructure, diversify the economy, unlock housing and strengthen community resilience as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers at Aberystwyth University.

Research partnership to expand benefits of hemp

24 March 2021

Hemp could become a more common feature of the countryside, our diets and everyday life, thanks to a new £1.1m research partnership.

University confirms graduation ceremonies to be postponed until 2022

29 March 2021

Aberystwyth University has confirmed that it is postponing its graduation ceremonies until next year because of the COVID-19 situation. 

Borth parent’s success as Aberystwyth University celebrates Welsh learners

30 March 2021

A parent from Borth and a bookshop owner from Montgomery are among a group who have been recognised for their efforts to learn and promote the Welsh language.

University commits to safeguard jobs despite COVID-19 impact

31 March 2021

Aberystwyth University has committed to continue investing in its workforce and estate, despite significant additional COVID-19 costs in 2019/20.