Aberdeen scientists lead £1.8million project to reduce spread of rodent-borne infections

The University of Aberdeen is leading an international collaboration of researchers in a new £1.8m project that aims to develop strategies to reduce disease transmission from rodents to humans.

University helps more college students study towards a degree

Agreements between the University of Aberdeen and three Scottish colleges will bring more opportunities for college students in Scotland to benefit from a university degree.

Award nomination for project which has changed the face of Scotland's warrior kingdoms

Pioneering work led by the University of Aberdeen, which has revealed a new picture of Scotland's Pictish past, is in the running for a major archaeology award.

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Questioning the evidence for rapid growth of 'orthodox' Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa

Aberdeen academic Andrew McKinnon, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, questions the evidence for rapid growth of ‘orthodox’ Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa I have been studying Anglicans fighting about sex for over a decade. In that time, many things have changed, but some have not. The...

Lessons from history for the Current Covid-19 Pandemic:

Third year history student Tomás Pizarro-Escuti explores the lessons of The Spanish Flu through the lenses of applied history.   History, in its purest form, can be defined as the knowledge of humanity’s past based upon reliable sources. Nevertheless, the historian’s role in its reconstruction of the past should not only be inspired...

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...

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