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98% of research at Aberystwyth University is of an internationally recognised standard or higher(Research Excellence Framework 2021)
Top university in Wales for the 6th year in succession for student satisfaction(NSS 2021)
Top 40 University in the UK(Good University Guide, The Times / Sunday Times 2022)
Best University in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience(Good University Guide, The Times / Sunday Times 2021)
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University of the Year for Teaching Quality(Good University Guide, The Times / Sunday Times 2018 and 2019)
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Aberystwyth’s research is helping to change the world for the better, by making a difference to real lives. We’re tackling some of society’s most pressing challenges, including climate change, global health, societal changes, and space exploration.
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Professor of Medieval History takes on Society Presidency role
Phillipp Schofield, Professor of Medieval History and Head of the Department of History and Welsh History, has been elected as the President of the Economic History Society.
D?r Cymru Welsh Water to use artificial intelligence to monitor drinking water quality
D?r Cymru Welsh Water is to use artificial intelligence (AI) systems built by Aberystwyth University to monitor the effectiveness of its water treatment processes.
‘Through the eyes of older victim-survivors’ How virtual reality can improve practitioner responses to trauma
Police officers and specialists in domestic abuse and health have been?using the latest virtual reality technology to experience exactly how people may feel when disclosing violence and abuse, thanks to?research at Aberystwyth University.
Senedd exhibition illustrates coastal impact of climate change
An exhibition depicting the impacts of climate change upon the fragile coastal heritage of Wales and Ireland has been launched at the Senedd in Cardiff.