NERC Doctoral Studentship for 2013 Available Now! Apply Now!
The Archaeology Department is pleased to announce the availability of a Natural Environmental Research Council funded PhD, commencing on 30 September 2013, to award to a suitable applicant.
University backs Bolivian Geological Society HQ
North-east Scotland's historical links with mining in Bolivia have been reaffirmed with the University of Aberdeen's backing for the new headquarters for the Bolivian Geological Society.
Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff appointed member of RSE Young Academy of Scotland
Professor Doerthe Tetzlaff has been appointed a member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland.
University of Aberdeen retains prestigious badge of excellence for researcher development
The University of Aberdeen has successfully retained a nationally recognised award for excellence in supporting researcher career development. The HR Excellence in Research badge is awarded by the European Commission in association with Vitae - the UK's overarching body for researcher development.
Science but not as we know it - University unveils exciting March events
From busking scientists to topical debates about why our trees are dying - the National Science & Engineering Week 2013 programme launched today boasting something for everyone.
AHRC development grant Awarded to Archaeology's Dr Jeff Oliver and co-investigators at Aberdeen
Community Heritage Development Award will enable Aberdeen researchers in Archaeology, Anthropology, Education, History, and the Library and Historic Collections to work with community collaborators to bring new insights to the historical archaeology of 19th century Aberdeenshire.
Ancient tooth decay DNA reveals effects of changing diets
DNA from tartar preserved on the teeth of ancient skeletons has revealed the consequences of changes in human diet and health from the Stone Age to modern day.
Search for the first 'man's best friend'
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen hope to find out when and where dogs first became man's best friend by examining DNA and bones from ancient remains of wolves and dogs.
Aberdeen's Prof. Neil Price invited to join the Laboratory for Past Disaster Science (LaPaDiS)
Professor Neil Price has recently been invited to become a Research Associate at the Laboratory for Past Disaster Science (LaPaDiS) at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.
New Magazine focusing on Scotland profiles work of Archaeology Lecturer Caroline Wickham-Jones
The research of Aberdeen University lecturer Caroline Wickham-Jones has been profiled in brand new magazine: Schottland, a German-language publication focusing on all things Scottish. Caroline's life as an archaeologist and work on past sea-level change around the Orkney archipelago forms part of a well-illustrated piece on Orkney which is the...
First-Year Aberdeen PhD student Barbora Wouters Awarded Prize for Masters Dissertation
Last Saturday, first-year Aberdeen PhD student Barbora Wouters was awarded the Nenquin prize for her Masters dissertation, 'A micromorphological study of the dark earth of Antwerp (burchtsite)'. The Jacques A. E. Nenquin Prize is a biennial award for the best Masters dissertation in archaeology produced at the University of Gent...
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