Trailblazing Professor retires from the University
Professor Anne Ludbrook of the Health Economics Research Unit (HERU) will retire from the University at the end of this month (September 2020).
Singers invited to join global chorus which will become a charity single
A new international song of friendship and healing requires voices to join a chorus in a virtual collaboration which will become a charity single.
Word reimagined: Aberdeen students create online literary festival showcasing the arts
Student-led literary festival WayWORD to run online with a packed programme of events
Working to ensure a safe academic year 2020/21
Aberdeen Principal & Vice-Chancellor Prof George Boyne joins with Principals and Directors of Scotland's universities and higher education institutions to issue shared statement ahead of new term.
North-East culture to be celebrated in Stories of Aberdeenshire
The University's Elphinstone Institute has jointly led a new campaign shining a spotlight on Aberdeenshire's folklore, ballads, supernatural tales and crafts.
Aberdeen climate activist to share experience at the UN
An Aberdeen student has spoken at the United Nations 75 Global Peace Inter-Generational Dialogue for Scotland and has now been invited to contribute to a high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly.
University of Aberdeen begins study into the impact of home learning on new teachers
A researcher from the University of Aberdeen has been awarded funding to investigate the impact that the sudden shift to remote teaching during lockdown has had on new teachers.
University of Aberdeen involved in world's largest study into the psychological impact of Covid-19
Researchers from the School of Psychology at the University of Aberdeen are taking part in a global study investigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on emotional wellbeing and resilience.
Aberdeen climbs into UK's Top 20 universities in Guardian rankings
The University of Aberdeen has climbed 14 places to be ranked 20th in the UK according to the Guardian University Guide 2021.
Generous Aberdeen Alumni Dig Deep to Help New Students
New University of Aberdeen students who are facing severe financial hardship due to the ongoing global pandemic have been thrown a lifeline thanks to the huge generosity of alumni from around the world.
Improving standards of expert witness evidence in Scotland
The first Scottish university-certificated training programme for expert witnesses is to be launched by Bond Solon and the University of Aberdeen.
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Questioning the evidence for rapid growth of 'orthodox' Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa
Aberdeen academic Andrew McKinnon, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, questions the evidence for rapid growth of ‘orthodox’ Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa I have been studying Anglicans fighting about sex for over a decade. In that time, many things have changed, but some have not. The...
Lessons from history for the Current Covid-19 Pandemic:
Third year history student Tomás Pizarro-Escuti explores the lessons of The Spanish Flu through the lenses of applied history. History, in its purest form, can be defined as the knowledge of humanity’s past based upon reliable sources. Nevertheless, the historian’s role in its reconstruction of the past should not only be inspired...
Standing on the Shoulders of Medical Giants
Neil McLennan reflects on the lessons that can be learned from Aberdeen graduate and 'giant' of public health Sir Wilson Jameson during the Covid-19 pandemic. In just a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has changed our lives beyond recognition. ‘Self isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ have become the words of the moment. Lying behind this...