University wins top award for development of ambitious strategy
The University of Aberdeen has won a national award in recognition of its development of an ambitious vision for the future of the institution.
Plans to revitalise historic centre of campus approved
Plans to revitalise the historic core of the University of Aberdeen's King's College campus have been given the go-ahead by Aberdeen City Council.
University Foodsharing Service cooking up support
An Aberdeen student group which supported the community through lockdown by delivering thousands of kilograms of food is now helping people learn to cook healthy meals.
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North East Scotland's colonial past under spotlight
The actions and legacies of those who left Scotland and travelled to the colonies of the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries will be discussed at a two-day online conference next week.
Scientists develop 'game-changing' antibody test
Antibody tests that can detect whether people have been exposed to new variants of Covid-19 have been developed by the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with biotechnology group Vertebrate Antibodies Ltd and NHS Grampian.
Brainfood: Researchers find brain area associated with protein cravings
New research from scientists at the Universities of Aberdeen and Leicester has identified an area of the brain that drives cravings for protein-rich food.
University of Aberdeen rises in QS World University rankings
Aberdeen rises in latest QS World University rankings
University appoints new Director of the Rowett Institute
New Director for the Rowett Institute
University celebrates world premiere of Song of the Ocean on World Ocean Day 2021
A song which aims to raise awareness of the importance of the ocean and highlight the major issues of declining ocean health, will receive its world premiere tomorrow (Tuesday, 8 June) to mark World Ocean Day 2021.
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Invisible engagement: how can we support students when we can't see what's going on?
Student engagement is emotional as well as cerebral - and stress, anxiety and loneliness can all have an impact on learning. University of Aberdeen Vice-Principal Ruth Taylor and Lee Watson, Student Adviser with Aberdeen University Students' Association, reflect on what can and can't be "seen" (this article first appeared in...
New chemical discoveries to catapult the hydrogen economy
Professor Abbie McLaughlin, from the University of Aberdeen’s Department of Chemistry, takes a look at the opportunities presented by a research breakthrough that could enable the widespread use of hydrogen energy to power transport and homes as part of the energy transition. With the recent arrival of the world’s first...
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...