Volunteers sought to ‘dig’ into the past of Bennachie
The archaeological past of one of Scotland's most famous hills will be the focus of a new series of events launching this weekend.
University launches Gaelic Language Plan
The University of Aberdeen has begun a consultation period to gather feedback on its Draft Gaelic Language Plan.
Aberdeen philosopher elected to prestigious society alongside top names from politics, music and the
A University of Aberdeen philosopher has been elected to one of the world’s most prestigious honorary societies, alongside accomplished leaders in academia, business, public affairs, the humanities and the arts.
New sculpture to enhance Old Aberdeen campus
A sculpture inspired by an iconic Aberdeen ship will be unveiled at the University of Aberdeen today (Wednesday April 25).
Scholars’ Reception recognises University donors
The generosity of scholarship and bursary donors who give to the University of Aberdeen will be recognised at an event this evening (Tuesday April 24).
Training intervention to help therapy services runner-up in award
A new training intervention aimed at improving child therapy services was a runner-up for a healthcare award.
Students Employ Advocacy Skills to Win the Day
Fiona Paterson (22) and Daniel McLeman (19) are the winners of first Employment Law Mooting Competition.
Praise for University from professional body for chemical engineers
The University’s School of Engineering has been awarded the Chairman’s Award by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Aberdeen Members’ Group, for ‘the best contribution to Chemical Engineering in the Aberdeen area’.
Finders, Keepers? Students to get their day in ‘court’
Law students from Aberdeen and Robert Gordon universities will be put through their paces on Wednesday as they go head-to-head in a legal battle, each hoping to win the coveted title of winners of the Granite City Mooting Competition.
New call for egg donors
The Aberdeen Fertility Centre has launched a call for women to consider becoming egg donors.
New Aberdeen series of Café Philosophique to ‘train your brain’
Twenty years ago in a café in Paris, philosopher Marc Sautet came up with an idea to bring people together in a public friendly forum where they could discuss ideas.
Student Elections results announced
The results of the annual Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) elections have been announced.
Could beetroot be the key to a healthy burger?
Scientists are investigating if a burger can be made healthier by adding beetroot to its ingredients.
Duchess of Rothesay visits trainee teachers and music scholars at the University of Aberdeen
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay visited the University of Aberdeen’s School of Education today (April 18) to see how the institution prepares new teachers to enter the profession.
Voting opens for Student Elections
The annual Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) elections take place this week.
RMS Titanic - 100 Years On
A century on from the sinking of the Titanic, the disaster remains firmly entrenched in the public mindset.
Queen Mother Library comes down as the New Library shines
This week the Queen Mother Library – an academic home to students for the nearly 30 years - is being torn down with demolition work due to be completed by the end of May.
New money for research to halt honey bee killer
A major investment from public and private sector organisations is helping scientists to develop completely new ways of tackling the biggest killer of honey bees worldwide – the bloodsucking Varroa destructor mite.
Gifted music student overcomes brain tumour and paralysis to perform
Within months of taking up the piano as a teenager, gifted music student Paul Murray was sailing through exams that it usually takes years of formal training to conquer.
Several of Scotland’s most significant collections of plants and insects are opened up to worldwide
Several of Scotland’s most significant collections of insects and plants can now be viewed online for the first time after painstaking work by museum staff at the University of Aberdeen to catalogue more than 60,000 bugs and dried plants over the last year.
University of Aberdeen wins major new award to engage the public with its research
The University of Aberdeen has secured funding of £300,000 from Research Councils UK (RCUK) to engage the public with cutting-edge research.
Could cabbage hold the key to preventing diseases?
Scientists are investigating whether compounds found in cabbage could help prevent against diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
Life of great Aberdonian celebrated as popular lecture series returns
A popular free lecture series exploring the lives of Granite City greats returns to Aberdeen tomorrow (April 4).
Has Belfast squandered its Titanic legacy?
In the small hours of the night of April 14th, 1912 the Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in the icy waters of the North Atlantic.
City funny memories dinner raises £50,000 for dementia research
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are to benefit from £50,000 raised at a charity dinner held in memory of Alzheimer’s sufferers.
Aberdeen scientists in major study of deep sea life
Aberdeen scientists are part of a major international collaboration which will conduct the first systematic study of life in the deepest marine habitat on Earth - ocean trenches, which are regions of the sea floor ranging from 19,685 to 36,089 feet or 6,000 to 11,000 metres.
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