Extraordinary Burns Supper - connecting with the international alumni community

The University of Aberdeen is bringing together alumni from around the world for an 'Extraordinary Burns Supper' to celebrate the spirit of Robert Burns with performances of his poetry, music, and songs.

Students become good neighbours to reduce food waste and support their local community

An Aberdeen student group has prevented thousands of kilograms of food going to waste and supported the local community through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Covid delays in IVF treatment has biggest impact on women over 40

Delays to IVF treatment brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic could reduce the amount of live births in women over 40 by almost a quarter.

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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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Using theology to empower people with disabilities

As the UK marks Disability History Month, the University of Aberdeen’s Léon Van Ommen, whose research focuses on autism and faith communities, considers the role of practical theology in informing new ideas to improve the spiritual care of those with disabilities. There is a growing recognition among healthcare providers and charities that...

Questioning the evidence for rapid growth of 'orthodox' Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa

Aberdeen academic Andrew McKinnon, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, questions the evidence for rapid growth of ‘orthodox’ Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa I have been studying Anglicans fighting about sex for over a decade. In that time, many things have changed, but some have not. The...

Lessons from history for the Current Covid-19 Pandemic:

Third year history student Tomás Pizarro-Escuti explores the lessons of The Spanish Flu through the lenses of applied history.   History, in its purest form, can be defined as the knowledge of humanity’s past based upon reliable sources. Nevertheless, the historian’s role in its reconstruction of the past should not only be inspired...


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