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The Truth about the #MuslimBan

The Truth about the #MuslimBan

Global News, News, Opinion January 31, 2017 at 5:15 pm Comments

In an article I published earlier on today, I reported that a protest was held in Aberystwyth against #MuslimBan, a trending topic regarding an executive order passed by President Donald Trump, which legislates to prevent accessRead More

Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth Stands Against President Trump’s #MuslimBan

Aberystwyth News, Global News, News January 31, 2017 at 2:19 pm Comments

STUDENTS and local residents of Aberystwyth joined forces today in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump’s recent decision to introduce “extreme vetting” measures on seven Muslim-majority nations. Hundreds of men, women, children, and dogsRead More

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

Aberystwyth Mourns With the World Following Pulse Massacre

This article multiple contains multiple references to mass shooting, LGBT discrimination and Isalmophobia. Reader discretion is advised. Even the cops present to protect us had rainbow epaulettes (sp?) in a nice, unobtrusive show of solidarity. ARead More

Dear Friends

Dear Friends

The following is a message I initially wrote around midnight when the attacks were still taking place in Paris. It was written as a way of getting my thoughts and feelings down on the incident asRead More

Blatter at a press conference in 2007. He is to continue as president of FIFA until February 2016.
Credit: Marcello Casal Jr.

“Avalanche” of evidence coming for Blatter in ongoing FIFA scandal

Global News, International Sport, News, Sport August 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm Comments

DIEGO Maradona’s announcement that he would personally like to join the fight against the ‘mafia’ of FIFA’s corrupt officials is the latest act in the circus now surrounding footballs governing body, which stormed into the public eyeRead More

Of ice and life: How important are microbes for glaciers?

Of ice and life: How important are microbes for glaciers?

Global News, News, University News October 6, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments

Aberystwyth University scientist wins international award for glacier research ABERYSTWYTH University scientist Dr Arwyn Edwards has won an international award in The Microbiome Awards for his work on microbes in glaciers. Dr Edwards is a microbiologist atRead More

Glaciers in northern Antarctic Peninsula melting faster than ever

Glaciers in northern Antarctic Peninsula melting faster than ever

Global News, News, University News September 15, 2014 at 3:00 pm Comments

INCREASED snowfall will not prevent the continued melting of glaciers in the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to new research published yesterday [14th Sep] in the journal Nature Climate Change. An international team of researchers, which includes Professor NeilRead More

Dr Dave Whitworth IBERS Senior Tutor and Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry and PhD student Sara Mela

Let’s not shake on it: Fist bump beats unhygienic handshake

Global News, News, University News July 28, 2014 at 12:00 pm Comments

BUMPING fists may be a more hygienic greeting than shaking hands, experiments at Aberystwyth University have revealed. Habitual handshaking allows movement of germs between people, and can help spread contagious illness. Using rubber gloves and a thickRead More

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Aberystwyth rallies in solidarity for adbucted girls

Aberystwyth News, Global News, News May 27, 2014 at 2:00 pm Comments

OVER one hundred men and women gathered in the centre of Aberystwyth town on Saturday 10th May for a rally to protest the kidnapping of over 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria last month. Large crowds of peopleRead More