Help the University of Aberdeen to 'knit the elements'
An idea to combine science and knitting has seen people across the country reaching for their needles as a group of University of Aberdeen scientists aim to knit the Periodic Table.
Worldwide study reveals air pollution link to unborn baby growth
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies' growth during pregnancy, according to a landmark new study.
Kelp row inspires research project to explore best practice in the 'blue economy'
A row over commercial kelp dredging on Scotland's west coast has inspired a new research project which will see academics in Aberdeen and Japan develop new approaches to the political ecology of coastal societies.
Sultan of Brunei honorary degree
The University of Aberdeen has rescinded the honorary degree given to the Sultan of Brunei in 1995 following the introduction of anti-LGBT measures.
Popular city festival returns with jam-packed programme for 2019
The University of Aberdeen's May Festival is back for 2019 - with a bigger programme than ever!
University launches recruitment campaign for 60 academic posts
The University of Aberdeen is recruiting for 60 academic posts as part of an ambitious strategy to enhance its status as a world leader in research.
Routine HPV vaccination linked to dramatic reduction in cervical disease among young women
Findings indicate that vaccination is translating into cervical cancer prevention.
Aberdeen 31st in world for impact on society
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked 31st in the world in terms of the impact it has on society.
Leading University academics appointed RSE Vice-Presidents
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen have been appointed to prestigious positions with the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
The University of Aberdeen is a founding partner of The Conversation UK. See below our academics' articles and opinion pieces on various topics of public interest.
Job recruiters discriminate against Muslims, and it doesn't end at the interview stage
Résistance microbienne : à l’hôpital, les désinfectants devraient être aussi contrôlés que les antibiotiques
The exercise conundrum: sometimes active people put on more weight than couch potatoes – here's why
Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market
Human Genome Project: new alcohol abuse study could help us finally unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases
Hospital disinfectants should be regulated like antibiotics new study suggests
Mystery of French babies born with deformed arms – here's what a developmental biologist thinks
Leading Scottish Football
Neil McLennan, Director of Leadership Programmes and Senior Lecturer, and a former Scottish Football Association qualified coach and former Senior List football referee, asks whether a fresh approach to management can benefit Scotland's national team. The departure of Scotland’s football manager has seen newspaper reporters and football fans once again discussing leadership of...
School exam results don't tell the whole story of education
Neil McLennan, Senior Lecturer and Director of Leadership Programmes at the University of Aberdeen, writes about how education is about much more than exams. The Times has been criticised for producing school league tables in Scotland. The debate ranges from schools needing to be held to account to a need for...
Tech in healthcare- can the Topol Review succeed?
Professor Donald Hislop of the University of Aberdeen Business School considers opportunities and challenges facing the NHS regarding adoption of digital technology. From the use of smartphone Apps, telephone or video appointments, the automation of diagnostic imaging via artificial intelligence, and robot-augmented surgery, digital technologies have the potential to transform the...