Interdisciplinary Research Centres

Aberystwyth University has 8 Interdisciplinary Research Centres which bring together researchers from across the 3 Faculties. The IRCs build on our significant research strengths and partnerships to seek solutions to global issues through fostering trans and interdisciplinary approaches. 

 

Barrett Centre for Helminth Control (BCHC)

  • Director: Professor Karl Hoffmann
  • Faculties:  Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences

Stapledon Centre

  • Director: Professor Alison Kingston-Smith
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences 

Interdisciplinary Centre for Environmental Microbiology (iCEM)

  • Directors: Arwyn Edwards
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Faculty of Business and Physical Sciences

Centre for Responsible Societies (CRiSiS)

  • Directors: Michael Christie
  • Faculties: Faculty of Business and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

The Centre for Excellence in Rural Health Research (CERHR)

  • Directors: Rachel Rahman and Professor Reyer Zwiggelaar
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Faculty of Business and Physical Sciences

WISERD-Centre for Welsh Politics and Society

  • Directors: Professor Mike Woods and Dr Anwen Elias
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Aberystwyth Centre for Space and Earth Monitoring

  • Directors: Dr Pete Bunting
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Faculty of Business and Physical Sciences

Aberystwyth Behavioural Insights (ABi)

  • Directors: Professor Rhys Jones, Rachel Lilley and Professor Mark Whitehead
  • Faculties: Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences