University of Aberdeen

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Highest UK Honour for University of Aberdeen

World-leading University of Aberdeen research and teaching in soil science promoting the control of greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable food production has been recognised with the institution being awarded a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize - the highest national Honour awarded in UK further and higher education.

Study reveals how explosion in ocean life built the first mountains

An unprecedented abundance of oceanic life played a crucial role in the creation of Earth's mountains, a landmark study led by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has revealed.

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.