Managing our coasts: new book showcases latest research from leading experts
The use of drone technology to combat coastal erosion is one of a number of topics explored in a new book co-authored by a leading expert in the field from the University of Aberdeen.
Funded PhD Opportunity: Rural Mobility as a Service (MaaS)
About the Project ‘Mobility as a Service’ (MaaS) can be broadly defined as the transition from a dominant car-ownership model of mobility, to one of paying for your mobility ‘on account’ using more sustainable modes of transport as an alternative to private car use. This project will examine the requirements for...
MSc in EPM Coordinators Receive Teaching Excellence Recognition
It is a pleasure to announce that Drs Tavis Potts and Piotr Niewiadomski, Director and Deputy Director of the MSc in Environmental Partnership Management, respectively, were nominated by the EPM students for the University of Aberdeen Postgraduate Taught Award for Excellence in Teaching and have now received their nomination certificates...
Broadband study calls for action to connect the 'final few' in rural UK
Government should prioritise delivering superfast broadband to the 'final few' in rural communities across the UK or risk leaving them behind, according to a study by academics at the University of Aberdeen.
Prof William Neill appointed Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of Irish Studies
Professor William J V Neill (Emeritus in Geosciences, Aberdeen) has been appointed as Visiting Research Professor at the Institute of Irish Studies at Queen’s University Belfast. The Institute, founded by the leading cultural geographer Estyn Evans, dates back over 50 years and was the first of its kind to be...
Geography and Environment Ranks Highly in National Student Survey
Physical Geography at the University of Aberdeen has ranked equal first in the UK for satisfaction with the teaching on my course in the 2017 National Student Survey (NSS), while Human Geography has also ranked highly in several indicators. Some key highlights include the following: Physical Geography has come in 3rd...
Andrew Maclaren wins 2017 European Society for Rural Sociology Student Paper Competition
Andrew Maclaren, a PhD student jointly funded by the University of Aberdeen and the James Hutton Institute, has won the 2017 European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) student paper competition, which is a part of the ESRS’ biennial International Congress. This year’s 27th Congress will be held in Kraków, Poland...
Universities of Aberdeen and Xiamen collaborate on Marine Protected Areas and Ecosystem Services
From the 12th-17th of June, Dr Tavis Potts (Geosciences) and Dr Daryl Burdon (IECS, U. Hull) held a series of workshops and engagements in Xiamen, China with partners from the University of Xiamen, Coastal and Ocean Management Institute. The workshops progressed a comparative analysis of assessing and mapping the ecosystem...
Job Opportunity: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Geography and Environment
The School of Geosciences at the University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer as part of our ongoing programme to expand the research activities of the Human Geography group where research is centred around the theme of Smart Sustainable Futures. Specifically, Geography and Environment is pursuing an ambitious...
University of Aberdeen Department of Geography & Environment rises in the ranks
The University of Aberdeen’s Department of Geography & Environment has risen a place in the most recent Complete University Guide, ahead of such competitors as Southampton, York, Liverpool, and Sheffield. With strong overall performances in student satisfaction, graduate prospects, and research quality, the Department is pleased to rank in the...
Browse by Month
- Jan There are no items for January 2011
- Mar There are no items for March 2011
- May There are no items for May 2011
- Jun There are no items for June 2011
- Jul There are no items for July 2011
- Aug There are no items for August 2011
- Sep There are no items for September 2011
- Oct There are no items for October 2011
- Dec There are no items for December 2011
- Jan There are no items for January 2010
- Feb There are no items for February 2010
- Mar There are no items for March 2010
- Apr There are no items for April 2010
- May There are no items for May 2010
- Jun There are no items for June 2010
- Jul There are no items for July 2010
- Aug There are no items for August 2010
- Oct There are no items for October 2010
- Nov There are no items for November 2010
- Dec There are no items for December 2010