Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods
Sefydliad Ymchwil Gymdeithasol ac Economaidd, Data a Dulliau Cymru

Location

aber_uni.jpgMedrus Conference Centre

Aberystwyth University

Penbryn

Penglais

SY23 3BY

Directions

By Road - 

Aberystwyth is easily accessible by road. From the east the A44 climbs through the Cambrian Hills and down to the coast, and from the north or south the A487 offers spectacular views over Cardigan Bay.

Click here for more information.

By Train - 

There are regular train services to Aberystwyth from north Wales and the Midlands (travelling from the east all services pass through Shrewsbury). Please refer to the National Rail Enquiries web site for train times and route options.

Arriving in Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth Railway Station is situated in the town centre, adjacent to the Bus Station and Taxi Rank.

From Aberystwyth Bus Station a number of bus services regularly travel to Penglais Campus.  For information about travelling by bus to other university sites and alternative bus routes please visit the University Travel by Bus page.

Also adjacent to the Railway Station is the Taxi Rank.

On foot the walk to Penglais Campus takes approximately 20 minutes.

Parking

There are 50 allocated parking spaces outside the Conference Centre for the WISERD Annual Conference.


Accommodation

Aberystwyth University are offering overnight bed and breakfast accommodation for either Wednesday 2nd and / or Thursday 3rd July at the Aberystwyth University Halls of Residence (available to book until 31st May 2014), priced at £34 per night (incl VAT).

These rooms are only available during the Early Bird booking period - please indicate on your booking form if you wish to book one of these rooms.

For further information on accommodation in the Aberystwyth area please visit www.aberystwyth.org.uk/hotels/.

BlogButton.jpg

PodcastButton.jpg

Latest News
Young People and Brexit

22nd March 2017

WISERD has recently been awarded ESRC funding to carry out a new interdisciplinary study into how young people in the UK feel about, and are responding to, the most significant policy issue of this Parliament: the UK’s exit from the European Union.

Read more>>>

Poverty and Food Banks in Wales

16th March 2017

Poverty and the rise of food banks in Wales were the focus of research shared at WISERD’s latest civil society seminar, held at Cardiff last night. PhD student, David Beck and Dr Hefin Gwilym from Bangor University’s School of Social Sciences presented findings from their research exploring the experience of food poverty in Wales.

Read more>>>

Featured Events
26 April, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Aberystwyth University (room to be confirmed)

As part of the WISERD Centre for Welsh Politics and Society Seminar Series, Dr Taulant Guma from the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at Aberystwyth University presents emerging findings from the WISERD/Civil Society project on ‘Migrants, Minorities and Engagement in Local Civil Society’.

Read More>>>


CommunityButton.png