University of Aberdeen


Rowett Institute receives £25m funding from Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has continued its investment in human nutrition and food science at the Rowett Institute with a funding boost worth £25 million over five years.

Soil quality key to increasing crop production and resilience to climate change

New research has found that high-quality cropland soils limit losses in response to warmer climates and support higher yields.


We understand and nurture our environment, take care of our people and look after our resources. We show leadership in working for the sustainable future of our planet.



Our university is open to all. We welcome staff and students of all backgrounds, and connect with our communities and partners, locally, nationally and internationally.


We innovate in education and research by generating, sharing and applying new kinds of knowledge. By working together, we will address five interdisciplinary challenges of our time.


We are a Scottish university that was founded with international connections. We are open to people and ideas from around the world, and extend our networks and partnerships globally.