Tourism boost for the North-East's 'hidden gems'
A new £100,000 project will highlight the region's hidden cultural gems and encourage visitors to travel off the beaten track when they come to the North-East.
Robots bring online students closer to the classroom
Robots are bringing online students closer to the classroom in a trial taking place at the University of Aberdeen.
Award for Aberdeen tool that 'reduces research waste'
Aberdeen academics have won a prestigious international award for making trials of new healthcare treatments more efficient.
Professor elected as Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow
A leading engineering professor from the University of Aberdeen has been elected as a Fellow to the Royal Academy of Engineering.
New film about Aberdeen's most famous pub picks up LA accolade
Aberdeen academic's short film on true story of a sex-discrimination protest in the 1970s at one of Aberdeen's most famous pubs, wins Los Angeles award at Shorts Film Festival.
University summit leads to new eyecare forum for Scotland
A summit organised by a leading academic has led to the announcement of a new nationwide network and forum for the advancement of eye care in Scotland.
New centre to bring life science academics and industry closer together
A new one-stop-shop to allow Aberdeen life science academic experts and industry to collaborate more easily and effectively has been set up by the University of Aberdeen.
University sports stars nominated in Aberdeen Sports Awards
Sports stars from the University of Aberdeen are among the nominees at this year's Aberdeen Sports Awards.
Aberdeen 'superbug-busting' drugs spin out lands innovation award
Dr Fiona Rudkin from the University of Aberdeen has won the runner-up prize in a major innovation and entrepreneurship competition.
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.
Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience
New education system was central to the Kurds' Rojava Revolution in northern Syria – now it's under attack
Ben Ali: the Tunisian autocrat who laid the foundations for his demise
Solar power could stop China's Belt and Road Initiative from unleashing huge carbon emissions
Nudging meat off the menu
How biscuits enriched with protein could keep the UK's ageing population strong
Why 'macho culture' is not to blame for violence against women in Mexico
Is the oil and gas industry really prepared for energy transition?
The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable. On the one hand, the industry just began to recover from the 2014 downturn. Now the industry faces perhaps an even bigger challenge: the move towards a carbon-free society, also referred to as energy transition. In light...
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...
Trying to untangle the rural cancer riddle
GP and Professor of Primary Care at the University of Aberdeen, Peter Murchie addresses the conundrum of why people with cancer in rural areas are less likely to survive. If there’s one thing we are blessed with in Scotland, it is plenty of remote and rural space. However, I...