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Media Releases: October 2004

Date Topic
27 October 2004
Ref: 1506 (UO)

 

The University of Aberdeen launches Phase Two of its ‘pioneering' Sixth Century fundraising campaign

 

27 October 2004
Ref: 1505 (UO)

 

Career advice for Aberdeen students

 

27 October 2004
Ref: 1504 (CLSM)

 

Spooks descend on University

 

25 October 2004
Ref: 1503 (CASS)

 

Memorial concert to honour ‘Bothy Ballad King'

 

25 October 2004
Ref: 1502 (CLSM)

 

Top award for outstanding science student

 

22 October 2004
Ref: 1501 (UO)

 

Brinker Technology achieves a world first

 

21 October 2004
Ref: 1500 (UO)

 

Aberdeen students aim for international running success

 

20 October 2004
Ref: 1499 (UO)

 

Ancient silverware returns to University after 300 years

 

19 October 2004
Ref: 1498 (UO)

 

Senior Chinese delegation to receive training from Aberdeen

 

19 October 2004
Ref: 1497 (UO)

 

Prize-winning poet makes rare Scottish visit to Aberdeen

 

18 October 2004
Ref: 1496 (CLSM)

 

University opens its doors for spooky events

 

18 October 2004
Ref: 1495 (CLSM)

 

Major funding for researchers studying eye disease

 

15 October 2004
Ref: 1494 (CASS)

 

Biking the Ben in charity cycle

 

15 October 2004
Ref: 1493 (CLSM)

 

Businessman gives brain researchers funding boost

 

14 October 2004
Ref: 1492 (UO)

 

Word in Paris for literary landmark event

 

14 October 2004
Ref: 1491 (CLSM)

 

More money to target hidden disease

 

13 October 2004
Ref: 1490 (CPS)

 

30th anniversary celebrations for the MSc in Petroleum Geology

 

12 October 2004
Ref: 1489 (UO)

 

First Minister witnesses landmark signing in China

 

12 October 2004
Ref: 1488 (CPS)

 

Key issues to be addressed at annual oil and gas event

 

12 October 2004
Ref: 1487 (CPS)

 

Aberdeen duo to run in New York marathon

 

8 October 2004
Ref: 1486 (UO)

 

University launches new route to learning

 

8 October 2004
Ref: 1485 (CLSM)

 

University opens its doors for spooky events

 

7 October 2004
Ref: 1484 (CASS)

 

Viking voyage for history students

 

7 October 2004
Ref: 1483 (CASS)

 

New music talent to launch 'Lunchbreaks' series

 

6 October 2004
Ref: 1482 (CASS)

 


University Music strikes new chords with season launch

 

6 October 2004
Ref: 1481 (CASS)

 

Traditional music concert to honour 'Bothy Ballad King'

 

6 October 2004
Ref: 1480 (CLSM)

 


Major relaunch for centre shaping rural health

 

1 October 2004
Ref: 1479 (CASS)

 

University joins forces with BBC to present global music prize

 

1 October 2004
Ref: 1478 (CLSM)

 

Charities fund important heart research

 

Media Releases: September 2004

Date Topic
30 September 2004
Ref: 1477 (CLSM)

 

Top Chinese scientists visit Aberdeen

 

30 September 2004
Ref: 1476 (UO)

 

University celebrates record performance

 

28 September 2004
Ref: 1475 (CLSM)

 

Switching off asthma and MS

 

28 September 2004
Ref: 1474 (UO)

 

Prestigious Role for University Principal

 

28 September 2004
Ref: 1473 (CASS)

 

The sound of life in the North East

 

27 September 2004
Ref: 1472 (CASS)

 

Talking Gaelic on the world stage

 

27 September 2004
Ref: 1471 (CASS)

 

University historian to feature on Channel 4

 

27 September 2004
Ref: 1470 (CLSM)

 

World class science showcased to Scottish Executive

 

23 September 2004
Ref: 1467 (CLSM)

 

Leading professor awarded top accolade

 

22 September 2004
Ref: 1465 (CPS)

 

New Study Indicates Ample Supplies for UK Gas Market in Medium-Term but Tight Conditions in Next Two Winters

 

22 September 2004
Ref: 1465 (UO)

 

Cruickshank Garden launches a new publicity leaflet

 

22 September 2004
Ref: 1464 (UO)

 

Science, art and history comes to life at the touch of a button

 

22 September 2004
Ref: 1463 (CPS)

 

Ј157k marine science project to begin Down Under

 

20 September 2004
Ref: 1462 (CASS)

 

Pulling out all the stops for rare musical treasures

 

20 September 2004
Ref: 1461 (CLSM)

 

Aberdeen student is top science communicator

 

17 September 2004
Ref: 1460 (CASS)

 

New voices in Celtic at the University of Aberdeen

 

16 September 2004
Ref: 1459 (CASS)

 

Keeping the faith at University schools conference

 

15 September 2004
Ref: 1458 (CASS)

 

Oil Lives project hits the national air waves

 

14 September 2004
Ref: 1457 (CLSM)

 

Sign of good business

 

13 September 2004
Ref: 1456 (CPS)

 

U.S. Under Attack from Students

 

6 September 2004
Ref: 14551 (CLSM)

 

Innovative health research unveiled to world experts

 

6 September 2004
Ref: 1454 (CPS)

 

Pupils experiment with Chemistry

 

6 September 2004
Ref: 1453 (CLSM)

 

Innovative health research unveiled to world experts

 

6 September 2004
Ref: 1452 (UO)

 

University launching new business forum

 

2 September 2004
Ref: 1449 (CLSM)

 

Medical expertise showcased

 

1 September 2004
Ref: 1448 (CPS)

 

Science is on the agenda for North-east pupils

 

1 September 2004
Ref: 1447 (CPS)

 

Fascinating world of Geosciences is the focus at annual symposium

 

 

Media Releases: August 2004

Date Topic
31 August 2004
Ref: 1446 (UO)

 

Doing it by the book

 

27 August 2004
Ref: 1445 (UO)

 

Dolphin and whale lovers urged to take the plunge …

 

25 August 2004
Ref: 1444 (UO)

 

Numbers research is quids in

 

24 August 2004
Ref: 1443 (UO)

 

Health benefits of energy efficient homes examined

 

24 August 2004
Ref: 1442 (UO)

 

Recruits wanted for asthma research

 

23 August 2004
Ref: 1441 (UO)

 

Musical extravaganza at Aberdeen University’s Open Day

 

23 August 2004
Ref: 1440 (CLSM)



Portraits of the deep





20 August 2004
Ref: 1439 (UO)



Earth shattering events at University of Aberdeen Open Day





18 August 2004
Ref: 1438 (UO)



Local charities to benefit from funding





17 August 2004
Ref: 1436 (UO)



Drama students premiere at Edinburgh Fringe Festival





13 August 2004
Ref: 1435 (UO)



Swords of Power





10 August 2004
Ref: 1434 (CLSM)



Funding for University's award-winning Harbour project





5 August 2004
Ref: 1433 (UO)



The Word is out for 2005





5 August 2004
Ref: 1432 (CLSM)




Fun in the sun with Nature Tots



5 August 2004
Ref: 1431 (UO)



Plans for multi-million pound heating facility
submitted to Aberdeen City Council





3 August 2004
Ref: 1430 (CPS)



Study of life in the Mid-Atlantic yields trove of species and new insights




Media Releases: July 2004

Date Topic

29 July 2004
Ref: 1429 (UO)



Lord Provost's Charitable Trust to support City Multiple Sclerosis Study



29 July 2004
Ref: 1428 (UO)



Popular Aberdeen scholar and leading city solicitor elected to University Court



29 July 2004
Ref: 1427 (CPS)



Secrets of the deep-sea unearthed?



28 July 2004
Ref: 1426 (UO)



Countdown begins for University's Open Day



27 July 2004
Ref: 1425 (CLSM)



Pioneering technology set to enhance Scotland's oil and gas
support sector



26 July 2004
Ref: 1424 (CASS)



Banff and Buchan College and the University of Aberdeen join forces to tackle teacher shortage



23 July 2004
Ref: 1423 (UO)



International youth chess event begins



23 July 2004
Ref: 1422 (CLSM)



Microbiologist honoured for his work



16 July 2004
Ref: 1421 (UO)



Numbers on the up and up for University's Open Day



15 July 2004
Ref: 1420 (CASS)



Singers to perform at annual traditional singing weekend



15 July 2004
Ref: 1419 (CLSM)


Obesity Treatments for Adults Evaluated


14 July 2004
Ref: 1418 (CLSM)


University Measures Up


14 July 2004
Ref: 1417 (CLSM)


Animal Acoustics


9 July 2004
Ref: 1416 (UO)


Prime Minister of Ireland and Emeritus Professor to receive honorary degrees from the University of Aberdeen


5 July 2004
Ref: 1415 (UO)


Honorary Graduands - Summer 2004


1 July 2004
Ref: 1414 (CLSM)


T-rays Target Skin Cancer


1 July 2004
Ref: 1413 (CPS)


Secrets of the deep sea to be unearthed


1 July 2004
Ref: 1412 (CLSM)


Seeing a Brighter Future


Media Releases: June 2004

Date Topic

30 June 2004
Ref: 1411 (UO)


£250,000 Heritage Lottery Fund awarded to Town House


29 June 2004
Ref: 1410 (CASS)


University raises the bar for top New York judge


28 June 2004
Ref: 1409


Noisy Nature


25 June 2004
Ref: 1408 (CPS)


Prestigious accolade for University of Aberdeen academic


24 June 2004
Ref: 1407 (CASS)


University of Aberdeen wins £1.8m for teacher training initiatives and research


23 June 2004
Ref: 1406 (CLSM)


Mountain of Money


21 June 2004
Ref: 1405 (UO)


Looking through the lens at Uni's Open Day


21 June 2004
Ref: 1404 (CLSM)


Opening of New Medical Practice


16 June 2004
Ref: 1403 (UO)


Honorary Graduands - Summer 2004


16 June 2004
Ref: 1402 (CASS)


Speaking for Itself
Language, Place and the Public Interest


15 June 2004
Ref: 1401 (CLSM)


Charity Mountain Climb

14 June 2004
Ref: 1400 (CLSM)


Pollutants in the sea - a threat to dolphin and porpoise populations?

11 June 2004
Ref: 1399 (CLSM)

"Bloody" good idea awarded for Innovation

10 June 2004
Ref: 1397 (UO)

Mysterious medieval pots found in King's College Chapel

10 June 2004
Ref: 1396 (CPS)

Figuring that maths is fun!

8 June 2004
Ref: 1395 (CPS)

Chemistry at work

8 June 2004
Ref: 1394 (CPS)

Scottish transport research to be showcased
at the University of Aberdeen

4 June 2004
Ref: 1393 (CPS)

Maths whizz kids

4 June 2004
Ref: 1392 (UO)

Expertise on show at global event

3 June 2004
Ref: 1391 (CLSM)

New College Head for University

 

Media Releases: May 2004

Date Topic

28 May 2004
Ref: 1390 (UO)

Bats on the brink

28 May 2004
Ref: 1389 (CLSM)

Could mice hold the secret to longer life?

27 May 2004
Ref: 1388 (UO)

Junior academic staff benefit from University's Small Grants Fund

27 May 2004
Ref: 1387 (CLSM)

Initial assessment of NHS 24

25 May 2004
Ref: 1386 (CLSM)

Parents and pupils quizzed for asthma study

25 May 2004
Ref: 1385 (CPS)

University's renewable energy expertise to be showcased

24 May 2004
Ref: 1384 (CPS)

Physics teachers get more lessons

24 May 2004
Ref: 1383 (UO)

International students bask in Northern Lights

21 May 2004
Ref: 1382

Discover the archaeology on your doorstep

21 May 2004
Ref: 1381

Unique craft event sets sail in Peterhead

20 May 2004
Ref: 1380

Aberdeen students awarded for their academic achievements

19 May 2004
Ref: 1379

University travels the world for Museums Month

18 May 2004
Ref: 1378 (CASS)

University appeals to Gaelic speakers in search for academics

18 May 2004
Ref: 1377 (CASS)

All aboard the Ballad Bus

11 May 2004
Ref: 1376 (CASS)

Peterhead student hailed as University Musician of the Year 2004

10 May 2004
Ref: 1375 (UO)

Principal C Duncan Rice to receive prestigious honour in New York

7 May 2004
Ref: 1374 (CASS)

University goal for sporting excellence kicks off at Keith Park

7 May 2004
Ref: 1373 (CASS)

Thinning Profession Meets To Combat Obesity

7 May 2004
Ref: 1372 (CLSM)

Low back pain - does it need costly scan?

6 May 2004
Ref: 1370 (CLSM)

Researchers given Breast Cancer Campaign's top award

5 May 2004
Ref: 1369 (CLSM)

Expert at Spring seminar

4 May 2004
Ref: 1368 (CPS)

Director appointed to UHI Highlands & Islands think tank

 

Media Releases: April 2004

Date Topic

30 April 2004
Ref: 1367 (CASS)

Famed Polish filmmaker looks through the lens

30 April 2004
Ref: 1366 (CASS)

University Welcomes Icelandic Visitor

30 April 2004
Ref: 1365 (CLSM)

Appointment of two Health Psychology Professors

23 April 2004
Ref: 1364 (CASS)

Pupils take a fresh look at law

23 April 2004
Ref: 1363 (CASS)

Walk like an Egyptian

23 April 2004
Ref: 1362 (CLSM)

Fundraiser joins the University of Aberdeen
22 April 2004
Ref: 1361 (CASS)

North East Storytelling Festival

20 April 2004
Ref: 1360 (CLSM)

Funding boost for Aberdeen cancer research scientist

19 April 2004
Ref: 1359 (CPS)

A future for farming and crofting

16 April 2004
Ref: 1358 (CLSM)

Training boost for Biology teachers

12 April 2004
Ref: 1357 (CASS)

Hitting the right note

6 April 2004
Ref: 1356 (UO)

For the record …

5 April 2004
Ref: 1355 (UO)

Pupils go to Easter Revision School

2 April 2004
Ref: 1354 (CLSM)

Easter fun for kids at the Natural History Centre

2 April 2004
Ref: 1353 (CLSM)

New study to benefit pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers

1 April 2004
Ref: 1352 (CLSM)

Launch of UK population biology network (UKPopNet)

Media Releases: March 2004

Date Topic
31 March 2004
Ref: 1351 (CPS)

Chemistry challenge results

31 March 2004
Ref: 1350 (CPS)

Planners descend on Aberdeen

30 March 2004
Ref: 1349 (CPS)

Chemistry challenge

30 March 2004
Ref: 1348 (CPS)

The shape of maths in the future

29 March 2004
Ref: 1347 (CASS)

University of Aberdeen to open its doors to Higher Modern Studies students

26 March 2004
Ref: 1346 (CLSM)

Aberdeen University leading the way with 3,000,000 Euro funding towards osteoporosis research

26 March 2004
Ref: 1345 (UO)

Money For Nothing at the University of Aberdeen

26 March 2004
Ref: 1344 (UO)

Jailbreak 2004

25 March 2004
Ref: 1343 (UO)

The Carnegie Trust awards outstanding scholar

19 March 2004
Ref: 1342 (UO)

University of Aberdeen shows international students the real UK

18 March 2004
Ref: 1341 (UO)

Portrait of outstanding natural historian unveiled

18 March 2004
Ref: 1340 (UO)

Students call time for Student Union

17 March 2004
Ref: 1339 (CASS)

Stone age couple visit the museumt

17 March 2004
Ref: 1338 (UO)

Search is on to find Northern Light

17 March 2004
Ref: 1337 (CASS)

University celebrates St Patrick's Day with $1.85million gift

16 March 2004
Ref: 1336 (UO)

Granite City Challenge 2004

15 March 2004
Ref: 1335 (CPS)

Fish farming report points to promising future

12 March 2004
Ref: 1334 (CASS)

Aberdeen at the Smithsonian

12 March 2004
Ref: 1333 (UO)

School of Education £8.8m move

10 March 2004
Ref: 1332 (CASS)

Vote of confidence for rural GPs

8 March 2004
Ref: 1331 (CASS)

Museum in the bag

8 March 2004
Ref: 1330 (CASS)
Talkin' Jockney in Aberdeen
5 March 2004
Ref: 1329 (CLSM)
University of Aberdeen opens its doors to nursery children
4 March 2004
Ref: 1328 (UO)
Fairtrade: the educated choice
4 March 2004
Ref: 1327 (CASS)
World Book Day bonanza at the University
4 March 2004
Ref: 1326 (CLSM)
Pig industry to benefit from results of largest study of health management
3 March 2004
Ref: 1325 (CLSM)
Asthma recruits wanted for new research study being undertaken by the University of Aberdeen
1 March 2004
Ref: 1324 (CASS)
Genes, Genesis and God
1 March2004
Ref: 1323 (CPS)
Physics comes under the spotlight for North-east pupils

Media Releases: February 2004

Date Topic
27 February 2004
Ref: 1322 (CASS)
Oilthigh a' toirt taic do chànan is dualchas nan Gaidheal
27 February 2004
Ref: 1322 (CASS)
University moves to appoint Chair
24 February 2004
Ref: 1321 (CASS)
Walk the walk
24 February 2004
Ref: 1320 (CLSM)
University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian in partnership with the Aberdeen Childcare Partnership
20 February 2004
Ref: 1319 (UO)
University of Aberdeen to host Scholars' Reception
20 February 2004
Ref: 1318 (CASS)
Think you know about teaching, think again!
18 February 2004
Ref: 1317 (CASS)
Drum roll, please …
Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers beat a path to Aberdeen
17 February 2004
Ref: 1316 (CLSM)
Scientists discover what makes the body's seasonal clock tick
12 February 2004
Ref: 1315 (CASS)
Romancing the African Cup Of Nations
12 February 2004
Ref: 1314 (UO)
I'm a parent … get me out of here!
11 February 2004
Ref: 1313 (UO)
Brian Irvine kicks off Sports Ball
10 February 2004
Ref: 1312 (UO)
University's 'green' initiatives under the spotlight
4 February 2004
Ref: 1311 (UO)
Founders' Day Service
3 February 2004
Ref: 1309 (CLSM)
Aberdeen University fosters biology links with schools

Media Releases: January 2004

Date Topic
28 January 2004
Ref: 1308 (UO)
Chapel organ first in UK
27 January 2004
Ref: 1307 (CASS)
Trainee lawyers compete over nuisance neighbours at Scottish Client Counselling Competition
27 January 2004
Ref: 1306 (UO)
Top 10 Scot to appear in Aberdeen
22 January 2004
Ref: 1305 (UO)
Aberdeen University's acclaimed binder commissioned to bind book for Kofi Annan
21 January 2004
Ref: 1304 (CASS)
Back to law school for city solicitors
16 January 2004
Ref: 1303 (CLSM)
Aberdeen is only Scottish University to be awarded two prestigious scholarships worth £30k
15 January 2004
Ref: 1302 (CASS)
Woodside School pupils try to solve a Prehistoric Mystery at Marischal Museum
14 January 2004
Ref: 1301 (CASS)
University Musician of the Year 2004
12 January 2004
Ref: 1300 (CASS)
Re-thinking healthcare: Integrating spirituality into healthcare practices
8 January 2004
Ref: 1299 (CASS)
A Festival of Travellers

Media Releases: December 2003

Date Topic
30 December 2003
Ref: 1298 (CLSM)
UK Academics Help Highlight Fight to Prevent Pregnancy-Related Deaths
23 December 2003
Ref: 1297 (CLSM)
The University of Aberdeen continues to go organic
22 December 2003
Ref: 1296 (CLSM)
Stroke patients set to benefit from £187k funding
awarded to researchers at the University of Aberdeen
18 December 2003
Ref: 1295 (CLSM)
Doctors are unhappy with sick note system
18 December 2003
Ref: 1294 (UO)
Students have a merrier Christmas at the University of Aberdeen
16 December 2003
Ref: 1293 (UO)
New Medical Practice for Old Aberdeen
15 December 2003
Ref: 1292 (UO)
Girl Power is the Theme for the 2004 Scottish Boat Race
15 December 2003
Ref: 1291 (UO)
'The way I see it…'
10 December 2003
Ref: 1290 (UO)
Aberdeen sports in UK premier league
9 December 2003
Ref: 1289 (CLSM)
Re-thinking healthcare:Integrating spirituality into healthcare practices
8 December 2003
Ref: 1288 (UO)
Wall to wall contemporary art at the University
4 December 2003
Ref: 1287 (CLSM)
Aberdeen academic receives world-wide acclaim and is awarded the UK's first prestigious ISAK award
2 December 2003
Ref: 1286 (UO)
Leading Scottish journalist questions power of the press
1 December 2003
Ref: 1285 (UO)
University welcomes new Knowledge Transfer Funds
2 December 2003
Ref: 1284 (UO)
Students support over a hundred local charities

CASS = College of Arts & Social Sciences

CLSM = College of Life Sciences & Medicine

CPS = College of Physical Sciences

UO = University Office / Corporate

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