University of Aberdeen


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.

50,000 dollar project aims to preserve indigenous 'voices' in danger of being lost for future genera

An Aberdeen academic has been awarded 50,000 US dollars to digitise an endangered archive containing the voices, stories and songs of indigenous people of the North captured over six decades.


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.