University wins top award for development of ambitious strategy

The University of Aberdeen has won a national award in recognition of its development of an ambitious vision for the future of the institution.

Plans to revitalise historic centre of campus approved

Plans to revitalise the historic core of the University of Aberdeen's King's College campus have been given the go-ahead by Aberdeen City Council.

University Foodsharing Service cooking up support

An Aberdeen student group which supported the community through lockdown by delivering thousands of kilograms of food is now helping people learn to cook healthy meals.

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Invisible engagement: how can we support students when we can't see what's going on?

  Student engagement is emotional as well as cerebral - and stress, anxiety and loneliness can all have an impact on learning. University of Aberdeen Vice-Principal Ruth Taylor and Lee Watson, Student Adviser with Aberdeen University Students' Association, reflect on what can and can't be "seen" (this article first appeared in...

New chemical discoveries to catapult the hydrogen economy

Professor Abbie McLaughlin, from the University of Aberdeen’s Department of Chemistry, takes a look at the opportunities presented by a research breakthrough that could enable the widespread use of hydrogen energy to power transport and homes as part of the energy transition.   With the recent arrival of the world’s first...

Education in Scotland needs 'a shot in the arm'

Neil McLennan, a Senior Lecturer and Director of Leadership Programmes in the School of Education considers the future for education in Scotland in light of changes forced upon it by the Covid crisis. McLennan sits on a number of education reform groups as well as Scotland’s Futures Forum (the Scottish...

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