University of Aberdeen


25 years on - Aberdeen volunteers' samples contribute to major pre-eclampsia breakthrough

Samples taken from more than 400 Aberdeen women contributed to a major global study which offers new insights into the cause of the dangerous pregnancy complication pre-eclampsia.

Kickstart for video game to bring Medieval Aberdeen to life

A Kickstarter campaign to create a video game which will bring people face-to-face with life in the Middle Ages has been launched.


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.


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.