Potential risk to dolphins due to unique fasting habits
Dolphins could be at risk if their foraging opportunities are impacted due to man-made disturbances such as shipping, tourism, coastal development and oil and gas exploration.
University appoints Julie Ashworth as Senior Governor
New Senior Governor announced.
New international project to enhance digital learning
Education experts at the University of Aberdeen are contributing to a new international project to harness and further develop the advancements in digital education brought into focus by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aberdeen University to deliver next generation of sustainable development leaders
A new postgraduate degree programme which will provide the next generation of leaders and innovators with the knowledge and skills to take forward and deliver on the UN Sustainable Development Goals has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
History student's work highlights 'forgotten' contribution to WW1 in charity book
The work of a fourth-year history student highlighting the role played by Latin American soldiers in the First World War has been included in a new book.
Will economic inequalities in Scotland as a result of Covid-19 discourage people from voting?
A new study by the University of Aberdeen suggests that the effect of the Covid pandemic in exacerbating pre-existing economic inequalities could affect voter turn-out at Thursday's Scottish elections.
University awarded funding to reignite the use of one of its most diverse Natural History collection
The University has been awarded funding to improve accessibility, storage and interpretation of one of its most diverse collections.
University of Aberdeen Professor named among world's top climate scientists
Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils and Global Change at the Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences at the University of Aberdeen has been named in the Reuters Hot List - a list of the most influential climate scientists in the world today.
'Hole peninsula' puts University geologist on the map
A University of Aberdeen researcher has followed in the footsteps of Captain James Cook in having a section of the Antarctic named after him.
Celebrating 100 years of the Aberdeen Student Show
A new online exhibition will celebrate 100 years of the Aberdeen Student Show, which has supported scores of local charities and provided a launchpad for the careers of some of Scotland's best loved stars.
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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...