Seaweed found at new depths around Antarctica
Scientists have discovered a type of seaweed at new depths for the first time around Antarctica.
Transformational project wins prestigious sustainability award
A novel greenhouse gas calculator developed by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has won a renowned Green Gown award.
Guiding Principles of Sustainable Business Travel
Dear Colleagues, As set out in the Aberdeen 2040 strategy, we are committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions before 2040 (Commitment 19). Business travel (both domestic and international) currently underpins a cross-section of University activities, including education, research and student recruitment. However, the environmental impact of travel, particularly in relation to carbon...
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.
New survey aims to map people's connections to Scottish islands
How do islanders maintain connections to their communities when they are living elsewhere? This is one of the questions being asked by University of Aberdeen / James Hutton Institute researcher Kirsten Gow as she explores how those with island connections could play a part in the future of island...
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.
Business leader Ewan Venters talks rural economy at University event
The challenges facing the rural economy will be among the key themes discussed at the 2022 Watt Hepburn Lecture which takes place next month.
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral as well as providing huge economic benefits, a new report has found.
Energy transition skills training body receives £1m funding boost
An initiative involving the University of Aberdeen which aims to provide the energy sector with the skills and talent to meet the challenges of the energy transition has been awarded £1,000,000 by the Scottish Government.