New paper: Tried and tested CO2 storage site selection methodology for CCS developers
A rigorous approach to choosing geological CO2 storage sites, developed to support early-stage concept selection for a live carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in north-east Scotland, is explained in a new paper 1 aimed at sharing the approach with the wider community of CCS developers.
Aberdeen Geologists Attend Major Conference
The School of Geosciences has a major presence at the William Smith 2021 meeting of the Geological Society taking place 19-21 October 2021. This is the Society’s flagship annual conference, held virtually over three days in October. The theme is “Geological mapping – of our world and others”. From Aberdeen we...
Undergraduate geology fieldwork starts again!
After 18 months of restrictions and virtual teaching, we are delighted to be able to offer our undergraduate geology students the opportunity for residential field trips this autumn. Following strict Covid-compliant protocols, we are running field classes to Arran, currently ongoing, and to the NW Highlands this autumn. It's great...
EXPLORATHON returns to showcase the best in research
Aberdeen will share in an exciting programme of events showcasing the best of Scottish research to the public.
University rises 20 places in THE World University Rankings
The University of Aberdeen has risen 20 places in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022, strengthening its position among the world's top 200 universities.
What lies beneath the far side of the Moon?
A new technique for processing lunar radar data has allowed scientists to see what lies beneath the surface of the Moon in the clearest ever detail.
Mars experts deliver Scotland's first postgrad in Planetary Sciences
The University of Aberdeen has launched Scotland's first taught postgraduate degree programme in planetary sciences, with the aim of addressing the skills and knowledge gap in the rapidly growing UK space sector.
Planetary scientists discover that Venus's clouds cannot support life
Life is not possible in Venus's clouds, according to research by an international team including scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Geophysical Insights Awards the University of Aberdeen Licenses to New AI Technology
Geophysical Insights, a Houston-based company, has awarded the University of Aberdeen licenses to the Paradise(R) AI workbench for seismic interpretation.
'Flammable ice' discovery offers up clue to life on other planets
Scientists studying so-called 'flammable ice' in the Sea of Japan have made a startling discovery - the existence of life within microscopic bubbles.