Renowned organist retires from University of Aberdeen
After more than 1,500 weddings, 375 graduation ceremonies and more than 1,000 services, the University of Aberdeen’s Master of Chapel and Ceremonial Music will retire today (Tuesday August 31).
Congestion charges and electric cars among topics to be examined at international transport conferen
Measures to reduce congestion and encourage the public to make more environmentally conscious transport choices are to be explored at a conference in Aberdeen later this year.
University hosts visit from Lord Mayor of Perth, Western Australia
The Lord Mayor of Perth, Western Australia visited the University of Aberdeen today (Tuesday August 31).
New centre will develop new drugs for diseases
New treatments for some of our most common diseases and conditions could be on the horizon with the launch of a new drug discovery venture in Aberdeen.
Thousands to descend on Aberdeen as University hosts Open Day
Thousands of prospective students from across the globe are expected to descend on the Granite City on Tuesday (August 31) as the University of Aberdeen hosts its annual Open Day.
Hunter gatherer ancestors could hold answers to energy crisis
The global environmental crisis could be tackled by taking inspiration from the ancient hunter gatherers who populated Britain until 6000 years ago, according to a University of Aberdeen archaeologist.
Mysterious survival skills of plants after dark investigated
Aberdeen scientists are investigating how plants instinctively conserve enough energy to stay alive during the night.
Gaelic researchers gather in Aberdeen
Scotland’s largest conference dedicated to Gaelic research has returned to the University of Aberdeen for the first time in 10 years.
Aberdeen Sports Village to celebrate first anniversary with 500,000th visitor
Aberdeen Sports Village opened its doors to great acclaim on August 24 last year and is now preparing to welcome its 500,000th visitor.
University hosts Nigerian Parliamentarians
A delegation from the Nigerian Parliament has visited the University of Aberdeen to learn more about the strong links between the institution and Nigeria.
Mayor of Stavanger visits University as part of celebration of 20 years of twinning
The Lord Provost of Aberdeen Peter Stephen welcomed the Mayor of Stavanger Leif Johan Sevland to the city yesterday (Thursday 19 August).
University of Aberdeen ranked among best in UK for student satisfaction
The University of Aberdeen is joint third in Scotland and joint 15th in the UK for student satisfaction, according to figures released today (Wednesday August 18).
University to contribute to award-winning Festival of Politics
The University of Aberdeen will contribute to the award-winning Festival of Politics, which gets underway in Edinburgh today (August 17).
Leading industrial safety expert to speak at University
A leading international expert in industrial safety will give a lecture at the University of Aberdeen today (Tuesday August 17).
Hundreds of Highland pupils to explore energy challenges
The energy challenges we face now and in the future will be explored by hundreds of school pupils from across the Highlands next week.
Myth of a ‘heroic’ Hitler whose First World War experience led him to power dispelled by new book
A University of Aberdeen historian has uncovered a wealth of new archive material and personal documents which challenge popular understanding of Adolf Hitler and the origins of the Third Reich.
Aberdeen launches first Scottish course in leading non-pharmaceutical treatment for depression
The University of Aberdeen has launched the first course in Scotland teaching the leading non-pharmaceutical treatment for depression.
Night of Dinosaurs
Dinosaurs last ruled the earth around 65 million years before man, yet they continue to capture the imagination today.
How the birth of the railway won wars, to be explored at event
How the birth of the railways shaped how wars were fought and won, will be the subject of a public event in London next month.
Steroid formulation may impact on effectiveness of asthma therapies
New data suggests that one of two inhaled asthma therapies is at least as effective as the other despite being prescribed at a much lower dose, according to data from a recent comparative study1.
Techfest in September 2010 launched
This year’s TechFest In September festival programme was officially unveiled yesterday (Tuesday August 10), with the help of local youngsters who “launched” the public programme for 2010 with the help of a model space shuttle.
Weird and wonderful wildlife to be explored at free event
From carnivorous plants to some of the world’s most intelligent mammals - the diversity of wildlife in the north of Scotland will be celebrated at a free event this weekend.
University research into digital technologies to be showcased at Black Isle Show
Research being undertaken at the University of Aberdeen into how digital technologies could transform rural communities, society and business, will be outlined at the Black Isle show this week.
Sound of music in the Chapel with new summer concerts
A new series of summer evening concerts will fill the scenic setting of the University of Aberdeen’s King’s College Chapel with music throughout August.
IBM and University of Aberdeen Collaborate to Identify Molecules from the Deep Sea
In a pioneering research project, for the first time, scientists at IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the University of Aberdeen have collaborated to "see" the structure of a marine compound from the deepest place on the Earth using an atomic force microscope (AFM).
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