Staff celebrated at University Awards

A special awards ceremony to celebrate the work and achievements of University of Aberdeen staff was held in Elphinstone Hall on Thursday night.

Aberdeen celebrates honorary graduates' success

An internationally-recognised forensic anthropologist; an actor, presenter and author, and one of Scotland's foremost composers and conductors will be among the University of Aberdeen honorary graduates next week.

Lisa fast-tracked for successful future

From setting up the University's first student ice-skating society to co-founding a student team that has designed and built its own hydrogen-powered car, Lisa Rossi has packed a lot into her time at the University of Aberdeen.

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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...

Disruptive leadership to improve Scottish football

Neil McLennan, Director of Leadership Programmes and Senior Lecturer, and a former Scottish Football Association qualified coach and former Senior List football referee, reflects further on leadership learning which might benefit Scotland's national team. Last month I wrote about leadership in Scottish Football at a time when the Scottish Football Association...


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