Appointment of Principal of the University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor George Boyne as its new Principal and Vice-Chancellor from 1st August 2018.
Programme launched for 2018 May Festival
A popular three-day festival with over 100 events on offer will return to Old Aberdeen next month.
Preview concert as world leading fiddle festival returns home
A taster of one of the world's leading traditional fiddle music and dance festivals, boasting local, national and international talent will be held in Aberdeen this week.
University spin-out reaches major milestone in development of carbon capture technology
Carbon Capture Machine (UK) Ltd, a University of Aberdeen spin-out company, is the sole European team to reach the finals of the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a major international competition that incentivises the development of breakthrough carbon conversion technologies to reduce global CO2 emissions.
University wins funding award for renewables research
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded £148,500 to bring early career researchers to Aberdeen to carry out research into renewable energy storage and conversion.
New spin-out aims to turn C02 into useful materials
A new spin-out company has been formed to commercialise pioneering carbon capture and conversion technology that has the potential to reduce global emissions while creating valuable products for everyday use.
Aberdeen student repeats study from 100 years ago to look at the effect of climate change
Aberdeen team recreate 100 year old study to see effects of climate change on alpine plants.
Classic folk collection returns 'back home' to a new audience
A renowned folk collection featuring Doric ballads that has been curated in America for over 90 years has now been brought 'back home' to an online audience, thanks to a project led by the University of Aberdeen.
University and SHMU receive £10K to encourage young people into science
University and SHMU receive Curiosity grant.
Scientists create world's first 3D thermal image of volcano
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have created the world's first 3D thermal image of an active volcano.
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.
Why Brexit can't transform Commonwealth trade
I asked UK government why it's spending £25 billion dismantling oil platforms – here's the reply
That's just rude: why being polite may not be a universal concept
Al-Sisi poised for empty victory in Egypt as signs of unrest grow across the region
How the Brexit transition deal let the UK's fishing industry down
The unholy alliance that explains why renewable energy is trouncing nuclear
Nan Shepherd: move aside Robert Burns, it's time to celebrate Scotland's identity with a woman