Rowett Institute receives £25m funding from Scottish Government

The Scottish Government has continued its investment in human nutrition and food science at the Rowett Institute with a funding boost worth £25 million over five years.

Soil quality key to increasing crop production and resilience to climate change

New research has found that high-quality cropland soils limit losses in response to warmer climates and support higher yields.

University professor in walking challenge to raise awareness of suicide impact

A University of Aberdeen academic is putting his best foot forward in a walking challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats, to raise awareness of the impact of suicide on families following the death of his son.

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Everyone's mental health journey is unique

This week is International Men's Health Week, held each year to increase awareness of male health issues, including mental health. Here Nick Edwards, Acting Deputy Director of People and the Head of Student Support, writes about how everyone’s mental health journey is unique. “Mental Health” is a common phrase. We speak...

Just Transition workshop brings together scholars and Aberdeen's civil society

Achieving climate goals is impossible without significant transformation of our energy systems in a way that reduces reliance on fossil fuels and increases the share of low-carbon energy in the form of renewables and other options, such as nuclear energy.  While it is often assumed that the energy transition process is...

National energy strategy long overdue but good news for the north-east

Last week’s publication of the UK’s new energy strategy has set out a vision for the country’s long-term energy security that is long overdue but nonetheless welcome. Arguably it is the first time for decades that there has been a deep appreciation of where and from whom we get energy, the...


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