'Phantom' volcanoes discovery signals new hope for North Sea oil and gas exploration
Geologists at the University of Aberdeen have discovered a huge swathe of the North Sea left unexplored for oil and gas because of so-called 'phantom' volcanoes they have proven don't exist.
What makes a man? Testosterone only half the story, scientists say
Scientists have identified for the first time the details of an 'alternative' biological process required to develop male genitals in an unborn baby.
University student organises gig in place of birthday celebrations
Fourth year student organises charity gig to raise funds and awareness of mental health charities
University of Aberdeen scraps graduation fee
The administrative fee paid by students to graduate from the University of Aberdeen has today (Friday, February 8) been abolished by the institution.
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Aberdeen to lead £1.1M project with China to develop smart tools for farming
Scientists secure £1M funding to develop smart tools in China.
Slains Castle inspires new musical work
The eerie clifftop setting of Slains Castle is thought to have paved the way for the creation of Bram Stoker's Dracula and now it has provided the inspiration for a new piece of orchestral music.
University to mark Chinese New Year
Confucius Institute will host a number of events to mark the Chinese New Year.
New research looks at the impact of everyday chemicals on women's health
Study to look at how chemicals in cosmetics may affect women's fertility
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Move over testosterone, another hormone is also vital for making boys – and it doesn't come from the testes
Now that UK nuclear power plans are in tatters, it's vital to double down on wind and solar
How RE teachers see religion – and why it can be bad for pupils
People who live in countryside are less likely to survive cancer
Does problem-solving really protect against cognitive decline in old age?
May government's Brexit aims were never achievable – we've been hunting a fantastical beast all along
Armistice centenary: why Northern Ireland's culture divide is still an obstacle to remembering the past
Working in partnership to transform decommissioning
On Friday I was proud to represent the University at the opening of the National Decommissioning Centre, a long-term £38m partnership between the University and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre. Based at the University’s former Oceanlab research facility in Newburgh, the NDC will work in partnership with companies to become...
War Poets inspire Christmas Spirit
2018 has very much so been the year of the war poets in our First World War Remembrance activity. The words of Owen, Graves and Sassoon have echoed around the country's commemoration events. As we approach Christmas, it is appropriate to consider how the festive season inspired their...
Our mission to widen access to a university education
Since I returned to Aberdeen to take up my role as Principal I have worked to play my part in strengthening links between the University and our local institutions, meeting with civic and political leaders, industry figures, and education partners as we aim to enhance our existing partnerships for the...