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.
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...
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...
Leading hydrologists warn of climate change monitoring risk
Internationally leading hydrologists have called for action to save experimental monitoring sites that are crucial to understanding the effects of climate change in freshwater environments.
Christopher Martin, Anthro-Arch Phd Student, awarded place at museums studies summer institute
Christopher Martin, a second year PhD student in Anthropology and Archaeology, has won a place on the Otsego Institute Summer Seminar in May 2017 entitled "Beyond Hyridity: Modelling Intercultural Histories and Material Worlds in Native North America".
Water resource experts contribute to March for Science essays
Hydrologists from the School of Geosciences were among a select group of scientists whose work has been included in a series of essays published by The American Geophysical Union (AGU).
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