Bigger, faster, better: Maxwell the ‘supercomputer’ set to play key role in University research
A new computing facility, affectionately named Maxwell, is set to help researchers at the University of Aberdeen crunch data on an advanced scale.
University to host international conference on Aberdonian mathematician
The University of Aberdeen is to host an international conference next week entitled ‘Medical Knowledge between Polymathy and Disciplinarity: Duncan Liddel (1561-1613) in Context’.
University of Aberdeen launches its Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Equality Scheme.
The University is delighted to launch its Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Equality Scheme
Aberdeen named in world's top 100 universities for science
The University of Aberdeen has been named among the top 100 higher education institutions in the world for scientific performance in the Leiden rankings drawn up by researchers at Leiden University in the Netherlands.
Moral obligations to the global poor to be discussed at launch of new Café Philosophique series
Issues around our responsibility to helping the poor and those in need in foreign countries will be discussed at an event tonight.
Scholars’ Reception held at University
The generosity of scholarship and bursary donors who give to the University of Aberdeen was recognised at an event this week.
Still time to visit exhibition by Aberdonian artist at the Old Town House
Members of the public still have time to visit an exhibition of work by Aberdonian artist Eric Auld.
Princeton professor presents a modern take on Machiavelli and his prince
His is a name synonymous with the darker dealings of power, associated through centuries with the employment of cunning and duplicity in political manoeuvring.
Celebration of Scottish and Gaelic culture to take place at University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will celebrate Scottish and Gaelic culture this week (Friday, April 26) at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, with exhibitions and information stands from organisations including Scottish Culture & Traditions, Clì, Learngaelic.net, The Gaelic Books Council and Historic Scotland.
Celebration of Scottish and Gaelic culture at the University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will celebrate Scottish and Gaelic culture this week (Friday April 26) at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, with exhibitions and information stands from organisations including Scottish Culture & Traditions, Clì, Learngaelic.net, The Gaelic Books Council and Historic Scotland.
Super skier Eilidh continues to defy odds
An Aberdeen University student who was told she would never ski again after breaking both legs in a horrific crash on the slopes is continuing to prove the doctors wrong.
University library team shortlisted for national award
Staff from the University of Aberdeen’s Sir Duncan Rice Library have been shortlisted for an award at this year’s Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.
Kairos initiative to support spiritual needs of people with intellectual disabilities
The Kairos Forum is a new practical initiative that has emerged from research carried out at the University of Aberdeen into the spiritual needs of people with intellectual disabilities.
Team AU triumph in Granite City Challenge
The University of Aberdeen triumphed in Wednesday's Granite City Challenge, running out 19-12 winners overall.
Surgery most effective for persistent heartburn and reflux
Surgery is more effective than medicine at providing relief from the symptoms of persistent heartburn and reflux, a University of Aberdeen-led study has found.
A Fishy Tale on Healthy Food
The health benefits of increasing fish consumption in our diets and the impacts it may have on the future of local fisheries will be discussed at the next Cafe Scientifique Aberdeen City talk held at the Waterstones Union Bridge on Wednesday 17 April.
Explorers wanted for Night at the Museums: Passport to the World
The University of Aberdeen is once again hosting its annual ‘Night at the Museums’ event and this year the Sir Duncan Rice Library gallery joins the action alongside King’s Museum, the Zoology Museum, the Cruickshank Botanic Gardens and the Natural History Centre.
Scottish Economic Society Cairncross Prize Winner
SIRE lecturer Dr Yu Aoki has been awarded the Cairncross Prize for the best paper presented by a young economist at this years' Scottish Economic Society conference.
Students 4 Students Scheme launched
A new student-led mentoring scheme has started training its first cohort of mentors as the University of Aberdeen unveils its flagship Students 4 Students (S4S) Scheme.
Pottery reveals Ice Age hunter-gatherers’ taste for fish
Hunter-gatherers living in glacial conditions produced some of the world’s earliest pots in order to cook fish, according to the findings of a pioneering new study which reports the earliest direct evidence for the use of ceramic vessels.
Should we sweep CO2 under the carpet?
The role of Aberdeen as a major hub for the offshore storage of carbon dioxide and the impact on the local economy will be discussed tomorrow (April 16) at the next Cafe Scientifique Aberdeenshire taking place at the Acorn Centre in Inverurie.
Sound Festival shortlisted for prestigious award
A music festival which was co-founded by a University of Aberdeen Professor has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
University to host debate on the big questions in oil and gas
The big questions and decisions critical to our energy future will be debated at a public conference at the University of Aberdeen on 8-9 May.
University welcomes Icelandic visitors
A delegation from Iceland visited the University of Aberdeen this week (Wednesday , April 10) as part of a four-day programme organised by Scottish Development International.
Human action and Autism up for discussion at Cafe MED
Does the failure to recognise, interpret and copy the actions of others give us a clue as to why those with autism have social difficulties?
Inverurie family to host fundraising shindig for GASTROCAN
An Inverurie family is hoping that members of the public will get into the swing of things and help them to raise money at a charity ceilidh this week (Friday, April 12).
University lecturer awarded for outstanding achievements
A University of Aberdeen lecturer has received a prestigious award from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).
Fewer vole outbreaks across Europe risking other species
A dramatic change in the fluctuations of vole numbers is being seen across Europe, according to a major international study.
BP announces major new support programme for Aberdeen and Robert Gordon Universities
BP, which was recently chosen as the ‘Graduate Employer of Choice’ in the Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Awards, is investing almost a quarter of a million pounds over the next three years in an “Energy Partnership” collaboration with the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University.
Aberdeen set for second Whisky Festival
The Aberdeen University Malt Whisky Society is set to host the Second Annual Aberdeen Whisky Festival on 19 April. The event, taking place in Elphinstone Hall on King’s College Campus from 2-8pm, will showcase the best of Scotland’s national drink, with distilleries from across the country presenting their products.
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