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Sustainable future for Modern Languages

Modern languages including Gaelic are set for a sustainable future at the University of Aberdeen.

Aberdeen law students win 2024 Client Consultation Competition

University of Aberdeen Law Diploma students Ailsa Gardyne and Callum Leeson are set to represent Scotland on the international stage after winning the Scottish Client Consultation Competition.

New Festival to celebrate north-east tin whistle tradition

A new Festival inspired by a master whistler who revived interest in a north-east musical tradition which came close to dying out will take place in March.

The Conversation

The Conversation

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.

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Witch hunts early example of profiling

Dr William G Naphy is a Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Aberdeen specialising in the Reformation and social control   As Halloween approaches, the perennially popular witch costume will be donned by guisers across the country. Images of witches have appeared in various forms throughout history—from evil, wart-nosed women...

Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Dana Dawson is from the University of Aberdeen’s Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit and a consultant cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Can you die of a broken heart? For those unfortunate enough to have experienced it, it can certainly feel like that. I am part of a group of scientists researching...

You are when you eat - how time of eating influences body weight

Did you eat breakfast this morning, or skip this meal to rush to work, or to sleep longer? If you don’t eat breakfast, is it because you don’t feel hungry and can’t face food first thing? If you prefer to hit the snooze button for a longer sleep, or choose to...

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