The University has an outstanding history of pioneering discoveries which have changed thinking and practice in medicine, science, arts and humanities over five centuries. The University supports and promotes research excellence in all its many forms. World class universities are about creating and using knowledge to make a difference. The University of Aberdeen achieves this by bringing together excellent students, staff and external partners to identify and address key issues of the day. For example, the University research has four interdisciplinary themes, each of which addresses the key scientific and societal challenges of our time:
More information can be found in the Themes section.