University of Aberdeen Crew Rows to Victory in 25th Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race

The University of Aberdeen has triumphed in the Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race, which took place on Saturday (March 14) on Aberdeen's River Dee.

Potential for exciting new treatment for spinal cord injury

New research from the University of Aberdeen has found a new way to repair injured spinal nerves.

Progress on new home for University of Aberdeen Business School

The University of Aberdeen has lodged a planning application with Aberdeen City Council to create a new home for the University's Business School.

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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...

There is a risk that the First World War will become what the Napoleonic Wars have become; distant and largely forgotten

Neil McLennan from the School of Education reflects on the need to find new ways to commemorate the First World War - otherwise he warns there is a risk of it dropping from our collective memory. Today’s Remembrance Day holds special significance for two reasons.  It is the first Armistice Day remembrance...

Is the oil and gas industry really prepared for energy transition?

The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable. On the one hand, the industry just began to recover from the 2014 downturn. Now the industry faces perhaps an even bigger challenge: the move towards a carbon-free society, also referred to as energy transition. In light...

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