Aberdeen scientists lead £1.8million project to reduce spread of rodent-borne infections
The University of Aberdeen is leading an international collaboration of researchers in a new £1.8m project that aims to develop strategies to reduce disease transmission from rodents to humans.
University helps more college students study towards a degree
Agreements between the University of Aberdeen and three Scottish colleges will bring more opportunities for college students in Scotland to benefit from a university degree.
Award nomination for project which has changed the face of Scotland's warrior kingdoms
Pioneering work led by the University of Aberdeen, which has revealed a new picture of Scotland's Pictish past, is in the running for a major archaeology award.
Pregnancy illness not enough to halt Jessica
Jessica Wood had to pause her studies due to a pregnancy-related illness, but returned to earn her Masters of Public Health.
Simona makes the most of "incredible opportunity"
"An incredible opportunity" to study in Aberdeen has given Simona Gabrielli a lifelong love of Scotland - and a PhD in Geosciences.
Adalberto's learning journey ends with PhD
Studying at the University of Aberdeen has allowed Adalberto Ferrari to achieve results he never thought himself capable of.
An 'app' a day to keep the doctor OK
Researchers led by a team at the University of Aberdeen have produced an app for NHS frontline workers to help them have a 'good day' at work.
Anthony makes his Aberdeen dream a reality
Studying in "the energy hub of the UK" has been a dream come true for Anthony Bwana Torori, who has graduated with an MSc in Oil and Gas Engineering.
Fina looking forward to NHS career after graduating as a Physician Associate
Fina, 27, who is originally from Kenya, chose to study at the University of Aberdeen because it was "a world class university offering exemplary teaching while equally providing a multicultural environment for international students".
New Covid-19 asymptomatic testing centre starts at the University of Aberdeen
An asymptomatic testing site of lateral flow tests* has opened its doors at the University of Aberdeen, as part of the Government's UK-wide continuing drive to increase the availability of mass testing.
Stories of Scots emigrants told in their own words
The stories of more than 100 Scots who left their homeland in search of a new life abroad can now be heard in their own words.
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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...