Communicating local histories
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are investigating how online communities are changing the way local history is written and remembered.
Funding for fisheries students from Scottish Fishermen’s Trust
A Scots fishing charity is once again helping fund the fisheries managers and marine scientists of tomorrow.
Rural law in the spotlight as experts gather in Aberdeen
The fast-moving legal issues being encountered in the drive to create more sustainable rural communities is the topic for a gathering of legal, agricultural and rural experts at the University of Aberdeen this week.
Aberdeen research laid bare to thousands on radio and online
As thousands descend on the University of Aberdeen for its annual Open Day, thousands more will hear about the ground breaking research going on within its walls during a special Naked Scientists radio show to be broadcasting tonight, Tuesday 30 August.
Dinners and debates to promote healthy and environmentally friendly diets
An innovative series of food and debate evenings about healthy eating with minimum impact on the environment is to start at Buchanans Bistro, Woodend Barn, Banchory.
Tuition fees announced for rest of UK students
The University of Aberdeen has today (Friday August 26) announced its tuition fees for students domiciled in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
The art of our earth
A unique combination of art and geology are combined at the University of Aberdeen’s Fabric of the Land Exhibition which gets under way on Saturday August 27.
E coli in the countryside: whose problem is it anyway?
Reducing the risks of catching E. coli O157 in the countryside is everyone’s problem. That means we should all take responsibility - individual residents and visitors, as well as farmers and government - according to researchers working on the Research Councils UK Rural Economy and Land Use Programme (RELU).
Reviewing the Impact of Renewable Energy
The potential impact of marine renewable energy technology on the environment will come under the microscope when three Scottish Universities come together to host an international conference in Orkney next spring.
Success for Aberdeen at Royal Society of Edinburgh awards
Students and researchers from the University of Aberdeen have won prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh scholarships and grants for their work.
Aberdeen Professor meets the Duke of Edinburgh at charity reception
A University of Aberdeen professor was presented to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh at The Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Experts meet in Aberdeen to promote collaboration in tackling conflicts of conservation
The urgent need to find new ways to tackle the conflicts that hinder effective conservation is the subject of an international conference to be held in Aberdeen August 21-24) at the Aberdeen Arts Centre.
Aberdeen research contributes to formal identification of an entirely new class of fungi
University of Aberdeen research has contributed to culturing, characterising and formally naming a new class of fungi that previously had only been identified through DNA sequencing from environmental samples.
Lecturer wins student nominated teaching prize
A University of Aberdeen lecturer has been nationally recognised for his teaching by his students.
Aberdeen graduates give record support to today’s students
Graduates of the University of Aberdeen have shown record support to their alma mater to enhance the experience of current students and to further important discoveries.
University of Aberdeen’s shooting stars on target for World University Championships in China
Commonwealth gold medallist Kay Copland and Scottish shooting record holder Oliver Barron have been selected as part of team GBR for the World Student Games in Shenzhen.
Family fun at Yummy Food Lab
A fun, interactive family Café Scientifique session will be hosted by the University of Aberdeen’s Rowett Institute at Waterstones, Union bridge, on Saturday August 13 which will look at the science of food and drink.
Discovery Gallery – Drugs from the Deep
Marine exploration will come under the spotlight at Discovery Gallery, the popular series launched by the University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Art Gallery.
University to contribute to TechFest
The University of Aberdeen will be helping to inspire the next generation of young minds this September.
Prestigious fellowship for cholera researcher
A University of Aberdeen scientist has received a key fellowship which will help fund his research into the genetics of bacteria that causes cholera in people.
New University spinout to help human and animal health
A new biotech company has been spun out of the University of Aberdeen to provide new ‘tools’ to help researchers trying to understand the biology and process of diseases that affect humans and animals.
Physical therapy for prostate surgery published in The Lancet
Results of a University of Aberdeen study which found that that one-to-one conservative physical therapy for men who are incontinent after prostate surgery is unlikely to be effective, have been published in The Lancet.
Distinguished medal for top scientist
A University of Aberdeen scientist who has been involved in a series of marine and fisheries discoveries has been recognised for his groundbreaking research over the last four decades.
Leading oil and gas economist joins Scottish Energy Advisory Board
A University of Aberdeen academic has become a member of the Scottish Energy Advisory Board to the Scottish Government.
Marine biodiversity and ocean ecosystems under scrutiny at key conference
Marine renewables, ocean life and acidification, fisheries management, climate change and the conservation of sea mammals are just some of the issues being debated at a key marine conference taking place in Aberdeen next month.
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