New £12m research hub to tackle digital challenges in rural areas
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded £12.4 million of funding over five years to investigate how advances in digital technologies can transform rural communities, society and business. Edited.
Last chance for composers to enter Aberdeen Music Prize
Aspiring composers from around the globe have until the end of May to enter a score for the 2009 University of Aberdeen Music Prize.
Russian delegation visit University
Academics from a prestigious Russian university will begin a two day visit to the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday 30 April).
Injured spectators to take lead at Torcher 2009
A group of spectators injured in a motor accident during last year’s Torcher Parade have been invited to play a key role in the annual charity event which takes place this Saturday (2 May).
Lecture to explore relationship between energy and politics
The relationship between the energy sector and nationalism will be explored at a lecture at the University of Aberdeen tomorrow (Thursday 30 April).
Doing it by the book
Experts from the University of Aberdeen have contributed to a new edition of a best selling textbook which is out this week.
Aberdeen assignment for Bond director
A filmmaker responsible for some of the most memorable entries in the James Bond oeuvre – including the Sean Connery-starring Goldfinger – will be interviewed in Aberdeen tonight (Tuesday, April 28).
Prince Charles makes private visit to Old Aberdeen campus
On Saturday morning 25 April 2009, HRH The Duke of Rothesay made a surprise private visit to Old Aberdeen.
Scotland’s Under Secretary of State visits Foresterhill health campus
The University was delighted to welcome Ann McKechin MP, Under Secretary of State for Scotland, for a lunchtime visit to the Foresterhill health campus on Thursday 23 April.
CNR International launches scholarship schemes
CNR International (UK) Limited has announced the launch of eight new undergraduate scholarships in the College of Physical Sciences and the College of Arts and Social Science at the University of Aberdeen.
Framework unveiled to make Scottish schools more inclusive
A new framework aimed at encouraging inclusion in Scottish schools will be unveiled today (Monday, April 27).
University launches sustainability week
From reusing and recycling to energy saving and emission reducing – the University of Aberdeen will launch a series of events this week (Monday 27 April) to encourage people to discover more about sustainability.
Awareness week to showcase Muslim faith and life
University of Aberdeen students will celebrate all aspects of the Islam culture with a series of events launching tomorrow (Saturday 25 April).
Crown Tower scoops ‘Royal’ award
The restoration of one of Aberdeen’s most photographed landmarks has been recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Scotland (RICS Scotland).
Business School to deliver MBA in India
The University of Aberdeen is set to deliver business courses in India after strengthening its ties in South Asia.
Lecture to highlight need for climate change action
An Aberdeen academic will outline the radical and immediate action which must be taken by government to combat climate change, tomorrow evening (Thursday 23 April) as part of a controversial lecture series hosted by the University of Aberdeen.
Record Word ticket sales
Record numbers of tickets have been snapped up ahead of Word 09 – the University of Aberdeen's Writers Festival.
Scholars’ Reception recognises University donors
A ceremony recognising the generosity of scholarship and bursary donors to the University of Aberdeen will be held this evening (Tuesday, April 21).
New report welcomes moves to promote green cars
The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC), the focal point for UK research on sustainable energy, today (Tuesday 21 April) launched an in-depth review of policies which could significantly reduce transport C02 emissions.
Seminar to examine rural inequalities
The inequalities which exist in rural communities will come under the spotlight this week (Wednesday 22 April) at the University of Aberdeen.
Focus on better teaching of research skills
Academics from across the world have gathered in Aberdeen today (Friday, April 17) to discuss ways to improve how research skills are taught to students.
Talking medical manikins begin tour of rural Scotland
Manikins that can breathe, talk, cry and cough are the stars of a new mobile clinical skills unit stopping in Aberdeen today (April 16) before embarking on a tour of Scotland’s remote rural areas.
Still time to donate to Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare
After 3 years of fundraising, the appeal to raise funds for the new Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare – the centre being built by the Matthew Hay Project - is drawing to a close.
Religion can help peace processes - new research
Religion can help peace processes, reconcile hostile communities and bring about democracy, according to new research.
Controversial energy series continues
A controversial new lecture series tackling the current challenges and debates within the energy sector continues tomorrow evening (Thursday 16 April).
James Bond director stirs up Aberdeen audience
A filmmaker responsible for some of the most memorable entries in the James Bond oeuvre – including the Sean Connery-starring Goldfinger – is heading to Aberdeen.
University scoops hat-trick of prestigious award nominations
The innovative ways in which the University of Aberdeen communicates with students has earned the institution a hat-trick of prestigious award nominations.
Annual dose of zoledronic acid better than daily bisphosphonates at improving bone density in osteop
Patients who take glucocorticoid drugs (such as prednisolone or prednisone) to treat a variety of inflammatory/immune-mediated diseases (such as rheumatoid arthritis or asthma) can suffer side effects such as bone loss, leading to excess risk of fractures.
Alzheimer's scientist gives talk
The next talk in the Alzheimer's Research Trust seminar series will be given by a University of Aberdeen scientist.
Curriculum reform up for discussion during Scottish Government visit to Hong Kong
Creating graduates for the 21st century was the subject of discussion when a Scottish Government delegation visited the University of Hong Kong yesterday (Monday 6 April).
Supplements – to take or not to take – talk to explore fact and fiction around dietary supplements
Facts and misconceptions around dietary supplements will be explored at a free talk in Aberdeen tomorrow evening (Wednesday 8 April).
Family fun with barnacles and beasties
Free nature sessions are on offer to families looking for something to do over the school holidays.
£15M recruitment campaign to attract world’s best scholars
The University of Aberdeen has launched a £15 million recruitment campaign to bring even more internationally renowned professors and senior scholars to the institution.
International research excellence reason for major funding boost
Internationally leading research at the University of Aberdeen has played a key role in helping the institution achieve just over £90.4M from Scotland’s funding body.
University embarks on search for successor to post of Principal and Vice Chancellor
The University of Aberdeen has begun a search to recruit the successor to Professor C Duncan Rice whose term of office is due to conclude in September 2010.
Brain study could yield clues to schizophrenia
Scientists have revealed the role of one type of brain cell in the development of a process crucial for memory and learning.
Acclaimed astronomer to share secrets of the Northern Lights
The secret of success in spotting one of the world’s most celebrated natural phenomena – the Northern Lights – will be unveiled to an audience in Aberdeen this week (Friday 3 April).
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