Geography at University of Aberdeen in the top quartile in the UK
Geography at UoA rises six places in the Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021. We ranked 16th overall in the UK (out of 66) and are once again within the top quartile. This is very encouraging going forward with the arrival of four new staff and collaboration...
How to spot predatory publishers and avoid becoming their prey
The Green Economy Research Centre seminar series started the term with a lunch session about predatory publishers. Dr. Flurina Wartmann, Lecturer in Geography and Environment, explained how to spot predatory publishers - those publishers who charge for publishing scientific articles without providing the services of organising a serious peer-review and...
University signs agreement to develop Covid-19 ventilator in Africa
A ventilator developed by space scientists at the University of Aberdeen is to be used in the fight against Covid-19 in Africa.
£230,000 project to study impact of peatland fires on global CO2 levels
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen will travel to the Falkland Islands as part of a £230,000 research project that aims to help better understand the impact of peatland fires on global CO2 levels.
BP offers £14,500 geophysics scholarship
BP is offering a scholarship worth £14,500 to a student with an offer to study the MSc in Geophysics at the University of Aberdeen.
Diverse case studies of agri-environmental contracts
Details on all novel examples of agri-environmental contracts studied in CONTRACTS2.0 are now available on the project website including contact details for follow-up questions. Examples range from collective contracts in the Netherlands, France and Belgium, land tenure based contracts in Spain, value chain contracts in Hungary and Germany, to results-based...
Following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin again, but in a different archipelago this time...
Dmitri Mauquoy and David Muirhead have been awarded £230k by The Leverhulme Trust to work on a project entitled “Falkland Island peatlands as a mirror to understand future European peatlands”. Peatlands are valuable ecosystems which take up and store carbon, mitigating the effects of climate change by taking greenhouse gases out...
New report calls for 'niche market' to develop marine renewables
A report published today has called on industry and government to work together to develop opportunities for the use of marine renewables in the oil and gas sector.
Aberdeen rises to highest ever ranking in Complete University Guide league table
The University of Aberdeen has risen three places to its highest ever position in the Complete University Guide University League Tables.
Introduction to Offshore Decommissioning
Introduction to Offshore Decommissioning Delivered by the National Decommissioning Centre, this ECITB-approved CPD course is suitable for those wishing to gain a greater understanding of the issues and activities associated with offshore decommissioning, including oil and gas industry professionals (technical and non-technical), engineers, managers, finance and procurement personnel, as well as those...
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