Cancer insight for Highland kids
A cancer scientist is visiting 10 Highland secondary schools this week and giving pupils an insight into some of his research.
University of Aberdeen launches major curriculum change to potential new students
Sweeping changes to the Aberdeen student experience - including the reform of the undergraduate curriculum from 2010 - are being unveiled at today’s University Open Day (September 1).
New payment system has led to real changes in hospital care in England
A new payment system for hospitals in England has led to real changes in the delivery of care, concludes a study published on bmj.com today.
University of Aberdeen law student secures global business chance in Hong Kong
A University of Aberdeen law and accountancy student has secured an international work placement with one of the world’s leading law firms, Pinsent Masons, in Hong Kong as part of the SaltireFoundation undergraduate programme.
University announces major donations for new Library and Special Collections Centre
Fundraising has gained momentum at the University of Aberdeen thanks to three significant gifts totalling £600,000 being given towards the institution’s new Library and Special Collections Centre.
Research to expand with purchase of lighthouse
The University of Aberdeen has purchased the Cromarty Lighthouse to support its marine research and education work in the Moray Firth.
New exhibition considers the Scottish landscape from a geological perspective
A new exhibition exploring the links between art and science is now underway at the University of Aberdeen.
Lifelong Learning students awarded for their academic achievements
Over a hundred students from across the North-east of Scotland who have undertaken studies through the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Lifelong Learning will be awarded for their academic efforts this week.
School pupils discover real life science
From disease fighting drugs from the deep to computers that can learn – University of Aberdeen experts will share some of science’s most fascinating breakthroughs with hundreds of school pupils from across the North of Scotland this week.
£28 million Aberdeen Sports Village to open its doors
A new £28 million sporting facility unrivalled in the north-east will open its doors to the public on Saturday (August 22).
£1.26million awarded to researchers in a bid to discover how compromise is reached after conflict
Even in some of the world’s most hostile conflicts, where great violence has been inflicted, those involved have to try to live along-side one another in peace.
Researchers help rescue record attempting rower
A team led by a University of Aberdeen marine scientist was involved in the rescue of a British adventurer attempting to smash the world record for solo rowing across the Atlantic.
Scottish European Green Energy Centre established in Aberdeen
First Minister Alex Salmond yesterday marked the establishment of the Scottish European Green Energy Centre in Aberdeen, by visiting the company’s new office and announcing the award of a European Regional Development Grant of up to £1.6m.
University of Aberdeen joins Festival of Politics to celebrate 10 years of its pioneering institute
The University of Aberdeen is to join forces with the Scottish parliament’s Festival of Politics for the first time to mark the 10th anniversary of the institution’s pioneering Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies.
Royal visitor meets sight saving researchers
Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex, will meet researchers and fundraisers associated with one of Aberdeen's most important medical research charities - Saving Sight in Grampian.
New degree to tackle oil and gas skills shortage
A new University of Aberdeen degree programme will aim to tackle the structural engineering skills gap within the oil and gas sector.
Volunteers sought for study into the beneficial effect of eating oats on diabetes control
New volunteers are needed to test a theory that a staple of the Scottish diet could hold the key to diabetes control.
University of Aberdeen helping develop Higher Education in Nepal
The University of Aberdeen’s links with Nepal are being further strengthened following a funding allocation which will benefit education in the landlocked South Asian country.
University centre extends international collaboration
A University of Aberdeen research centre - which focuses on the development and modelling of revolutionary new materials for industries including medicine, defence and aerospace - has announced the extension of a collaborative agreement with a key international institute.
Brechin student selected for prestigious Study China Programme
A University of Aberdeen student has been selected from hundreds of applicants for a prestigious foreign study programme.
Chance to get to grips with snakes and spiders in Aberdeen bookshop
A roving reptile alongside J K Rowling’s latest blockbuster or a spindly spider amongst Stephen King’s novels is not what you would typically expect to encounter on a trip to your local bookshop.
Record numbers flock to Darwin events
Thousands of families attended three weeks of free workshops organised by the University of Aberdeen Natural History Centre.
Men with angina at twice the risk of heart attack and death compared with women
Men with angina are twice as likely to have a heart attack and almost three times as likely to suffer a heart disease-related death than women with the same condition, finds a study published on bmj.com today (August 7).
University ranked amongst best in UK for student satisfaction
The University of Aberdeen is ranked third in Scotland for student satisfaction, according to figures released by the National Student Survey.
University launches Clearing advice as thousands receive exam results
A team of experts from the University of Aberdeen will be on hand to provide information and advice for the thousands of Scottish school pupils who receive their exam results today (Wednesday 5 August).
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