Project to record our experiences of 2020 launched

An international project aiming to record in depth the experiences during 2020 of people all over the world has been launched by researchers in Aberdeen.

New free counselling service to bridge gap in provision and help to train new counsellors

A new centre will provide additional free counselling services for people in the north-east and offer new opportunities for counsellors in training to undertake practical assessment.

University offers £90,000 worth of AI scholarships

The University of Aberdeen is offering nine scholarships for its MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI), worth a combined £90,000.

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Education in Scotland needs 'a shot in the arm'

Neil McLennan, a Senior Lecturer and Director of Leadership Programmes in the School of Education considers the future for education in Scotland in light of changes forced upon it by the Covid crisis. McLennan sits on a number of education reform groups as well as Scotland’s Futures Forum (the Scottish...

Trump is not a fascist. But that didn't make him any less dangerous to our democracy

Thomas Weber is professor of history and international affairs at the University of Aberdeen and author most recently of "Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi" (Basic Books). He considers the comparisons made between Donald Trump’s presidency and the rise of Nazi Germany. Over the last five years, I have often wondered...

Using theology to empower people with disabilities

As the UK marks Disability History Month, the University of Aberdeen’s Léon Van Ommen, whose research focuses on autism and faith communities, considers the role of practical theology in informing new ideas to improve the spiritual care of those with disabilities. There is a growing recognition among healthcare providers and charities that...


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