Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance celebrates first graduates
The Alliance of the University of Aberdeen and Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia, celebrates the graduation in Aberdeen of the first cohort of students to complete their postgraduate degrees through an important collaboration launched four years ago.
University 5th in UK for student satisfaction in National Student Survey
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked fifth for overall student satisfaction out of 122 UK higher education institutions in this year's National Student Survey (NSS), a rise of six places on last year's survey.
Stress and tiredness 'key factors' in farming accidents
Stress and fatigue have been identified as a key cause of agricultural accidents by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
New study shows seafood supplies don't always satisfy dietary recommendations
Is there plenty fish in the sea?
Huntington's disease cases in Northern Scotland up nearly 50% in 30 years
The number of people with a diagnosis of Huntington's disease (HD) in Northern Scotland has increased by almost 50% over the last 30 years according to a new University of Aberdeen study.
Major boost to train the next generation of trials methodologists
A partnership to train the next generation of trials methodologists has been awarded funding by the Medical Research Council through their Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) competition.
National Decommissioning Centre secures installation technology funding
An Aberdeen-led project to explore more efficient ways of installing offshore windfarms will share in £800,000 of new funding to support the renewable energy sector.
Mars experts deliver Scotland's first postgrad in Planetary Sciences
The University has launched Scotland's first taught postgraduate degree programme in planetary sciences, with the aim of addressing the skills and knowledge gap in the rapidly growing UK space sector.
New short course hopes to improve women's healthcare around the world
A new online course that will explore global women's health issues has been launched at the University of Aberdeen.
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Four ways to tackle the climate and biodiversity crises simultaneously
Fashion for pointy shoes unleashed a wave of bunions in medieval England
Ghana’s electricity supply mix has improved, but reliability and cost is still a challenge
IQ tests: are humans getting smarter?
Why hydrogen energy has seduced a generation of politicians
Regrowing a tropical forest – is it better to plant trees or leave it to nature?
Budget 2021: experts react
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...