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.
Simba has international appeal as virtual campus tour guide
Simba Biti became such a hit as a virtual campus tour guide for the University of Aberdeen that when a prospective international student visited, they asked for him to lead the tour in person.
Seven years, two kids, one dream job - Megan's PhD story
Megan Watson will graduate with her PhD next week, seven years after she started but not because she's been taking it easy - quite the opposite.
Musical Tribute Celebrates Distinguished 70-year University career of Aberdeen Medic
Music students at the University of Aberdeen have celebrated the 'distinguished career and outstanding contribution' of Professor Derek Ogston, who has been associated with the University for 70 years.
Aberdeen climbs 17 places in latest Guardian University Guide
The University of Aberdeen has climbed 17 places in the Guardian University Guide 2020, released today (Friday June 7).
Principal's Prize winners announced
The winners of this year's Principal's Prize for Public Engagement have been announced as part of the University Excellence Awards.
Opening up Aberdeen's 'jewel in the crown' to the world
New online resource to make Aberdeen's UNESCO recognised Burgh Records accessible across the globe
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.
It's time we stopped human evolution – geneticist
Eight reasons why comedians make good leaders
Job recruiters discriminate against Muslims, and it doesn't end at the interview stage
Résistance microbienne : à l’hôpital, les désinfectants devraient être aussi contrôlés que les antibiotiques
The exercise conundrum: sometimes active people put on more weight than couch potatoes – here's why
Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market
Human Genome Project: new alcohol abuse study could help us finally unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases
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...