University of Aberdeen

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Anne Brontë was a rock star

She's renowned as a novelist and one of the three famous sisters, but a detailed scientific analysis of Anne Brontë's collection of stones has revealed her to be a skilled collector with an active interest in geology.

£2m project to build world-leading decommissioning test facility

The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) is heading a £2 million project to construct a world-leading testing facility for oil and gas well plugging and abandonment.

Sustainable

We understand and nurture our environment, take care of our people and look after our resources. We will show leadership in working for the sustainable future of our planet, and will evaluate all our actions for their impact on the environment.

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Inclusive

Our university is open to all. We will welcome staff and students of all backgrounds, and will connect with our communities and partners, locally, nationally and internationally. Our commitment to inclusion will guide our education, our research, and the projects we deliver.

We aspire to lead our sector in promoting health and wellbeing, and celebrating diversity.

Interdisciplinary

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.

International

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.