University leads biggest Doors Open Day yet
The University of Aberdeen will lead this year's 30th annual Doors Open Day event in Aberdeen, and more buildings than ever before will be open to the public.
Budding young writers encouraged to follow in footsteps of Nan Shepherd
A writing competition marking the life of one of Scotland's most celebrated writers of prose and poetry has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
Jurassic world of volcanoes found in central Australia
An international team of subsurface explorers from the University of Aberdeen and University of Adelaide have discovered a 'Jurassic World' of around 100 ancient volcanoes buried deep beneath Australia's largest onshore oil and gas producing region.
Leading academics work with industry on oil and gas drilling innovations
A team of leading scientists from the University of Aberdeen is working in partnership with the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) and energy companies to develop new technologies for the oil and gas sector.
Sir Walter Scott's legacy explored in new online course
A free online course exploring the life, work and legacy of one of Scotland's greatest literary figures is being offered by the University of Aberdeen.
Portrait of Aberdeen academic shines light on academics at risk
An academic who travelled to Aberdeen after being forced to flee war-torn Syria features in a new exhibition showcasing work to support scholars whose work puts their lives in danger.
Hospital admissions for older people's services increase by 10% every year across Scotland
Admissions to geriatric medical wards in the 19 largest hospitals with major emergency departments in Scotland have risen by 10% for three consecutive years, reaching 43,311 by 2017/18, according to a new report.
New resource brings Alaskan school children face-to-face with their past
A new educational resource telling the story of a major archaeological project offering a unique insight into the indigenous people of Alaska has been launched.
University team races to success in international motorsport event
Team Aberdeen University Racing (TAU Racing) enjoyed its quickest ever performance at the Formula Student competition at Silverstone, finishing first in Scotland and third in the UK in the annual student motorsport event.
The University of Aberdeen is a founding partner of The Conversation UK. See below our academics' articles and opinion pieces on various topics of public interest.
Top climate scientist: I put myself through hell as an IPCC convening lead author, but it was worth it
AI could be our radiologists of the future, amid a healthcare staff crisis
Are emulsifiers bad? Not enough evidence to say we should stop eating them
Should the devolved governments fear Westminster politicians bearing gifts?
Three issues Boris Johnson's new government must tackle – none of which is Brexit
Travel guide row over sectarian murals reveals why Northern Ireland's unionists need to reinvent themselves
Cyprus: dangerous row over gas exploration dates back to British colonial meddling
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...
Trying to untangle the rural cancer riddle
GP and Professor of Primary Care at the University of Aberdeen, Peter Murchie addresses the conundrum of why people with cancer in rural areas are less likely to survive. If there’s one thing we are blessed with in Scotland, it is plenty of remote and rural space. However, I...
The Art of MRI
Magnetic Resonance Imaging - or MRI scanning - is in the bones of the University of Aberdeen’s Biomedical Physics department. It is one of the great ‘good news’ stories for the University and for the city of Aberdeen. MRI was developed here and emanated across the world, saving millions of...