University of Aberdeen


Research reveals health impact of the pandemic on those asked to shield

New research by the Health Foundation's Networked Data Lab (NDL) reveals the extent to which the pandemic has had an impact on the more than four million people who were identified as being 'clinically extremely vulnerable' and asked to shield.

Work of Scottish scientist commemorated with new UK coin to celebrate 100 Years of Insulin

The work of University of Aberdeen graduate and later Regius Professor, JJR Macleod, is celebrated on a new 50p coin in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.


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.