Political geography key to assessing economic costs of invasive pests on islands
Scientists assessing the economic cost of invasive species on islands have shown that political geography plays an important role affecting the extent of socio-economic costs.
Seaweed found at new depths around Antarctica
Scientists have discovered a type of seaweed at new depths for the first time around Antarctica.
University backs global campaign against gender based violence
The University of Aberdeen is showing its support for a worldwide campaign tackling violence against women and girls with a packed programme of interactive pop-up events taking place on campus across November and December.
World's largest companies are neglecting their human rights responsibilities, study finds
The majority of the 500 largest businesses in the world are neglecting their human rights responsibilities, new international research has found.
Women STEM students gaining skills to address global challenges thanks to new scholarships
Five women from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are studying fully funded postgraduate degrees at the University of Aberdeen with the aim of gaining the skills necessary to foster a career addressing some of the biggest problems of today in their home countries.
Environment experts represent Aberdeen at COP27
The University of Aberdeen will showcase its world-leading research at the upcoming United Nations Conference of the Parties, COP27.
Strong performance from University of Aberdeen in new QS sustainability ranking
The University of Aberdeen has performed strongly in a new QS sustainability ranking achieving an overall position of 64th in the world and 17th in the UK.
University petro-economist honoured with prestigious international energy award
The work of a long-serving University of Aberdeen academic has been recognised with a prestigious international lifetime achievement in energy award.
Rowett's grandson visits Aberdeen for Boyd Orr lecture
John Quiller Rowett's grandson Jan Chojecki was welcomed to a special lecture as part of celebrations to mark 100 years since the establishment of the Rowett Institute.
Major international mental health research project gets underway
The urgent need to improve children and adolescents' wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa took a significant step forward on 3 October when work on a £2.9million international research project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), got underway in earnest.