Lifetime achievement award for doctor
An Aberdeen doctor who has treated thousands of North-east babies and children with asthma, allergies and cystic fibrosis over more than four decades has been honoured for his work.
Ancient papyri presented to University
The Bishop of Aberdeen presented the University with a facsimile of papyri dating from the 3rd century and given to him by Pope Benedict XVI, this week.
Aberdeen students celebrate Pöyry scholarship success
Two Aberdeen students are celebrating after securing a share of a £140K scholarship.
Winners of inaugural University film making competition announced
The winners of a University of Aberdeen competition for aspiring young film makers have been announced.
Aberdeen scholar receives prestigious professorship
A University of Aberdeen scholar has been awarded a prestigious British Academy Wolfson Professorship.
Work of Aberdeen composer showcased at Carol Concert
Music from a new CD by an Aberdeen composer, released to rave reviews, will be performed at the University of Aberdeen's annual Carol Service.
University students honoured in industry competition
Two University of Aberdeen Engineering students were awarded for their work in developing real life solutions to industry issues at an event in the city last week.
Principal and Vice Chancellor honoured with Knighthood
Professor Sir Duncan Rice, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, received a Knighthood at Buckingham Palace on Friday (December 11).
Scotland’s climate history charted in new book
Scotland’s history of climate conditions and weather has been charted for the first time in a new book by a University of Aberdeen academic.
Candlelit vigil for bereaved families
A candlelit vigil to remember children of any age who have died will be held in St Machar’s Cathedral, Old Aberdeen, on Sunday (December 13).
New power device could help meet UK renewable targets
A new type of power device which could help large networks of offshore wind farms and a European Supergrid become a reality is being investigated by Aberdeen scientists.
Aberdeen student chosen for the UK Youth Delegation
A student from the University of Aberdeen has been chosen to represent UK youth at the United Nations climate change negotiations this month.
Scientists shed light on eyesight of moles
Moles may be seriously short-sighted and some even have skin covering their eyes.
Joke generating computer brings festive gags to Glasgow Science Centre
Heard the one about the computer that tells jokes? A new exhibit launched at the Glasgow Science Centre yesterday (Wednesday December 9) will give children from across Scotland the chance to create their very own Christmas cracker gags this festive season.
Hundreds of school kids hear from top genetics expert
More than 500 school pupils will today (December 9) gain an insight into human evolution by one of Britain’s foremost genetics experts.
Event to highlight research into digital challenges in rural areas
Research being undertaken at the University of Aberdeen into how digital technologies could transform rural communities, society and business, will be outlined at a free public event tomorrow.
Major funding boost for promotion of Gaelic at University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is to share in funding of £5.29 million for research into the support and revitalisation of the Gaelic language and culture.
Short story competition remembers Doric writer
A new search is underway for budding writers keen to capture the North-East way of life on paper.
‘Courtroom clash’ for Aberdeen schoolchildren
The University of Aberdeen’s Law Mooting Society has launched its first secondary schools competition, designed to give senior pupils a taste of life in the courtroom.
M&S teams up with Scottish nutritional scientists on unique diet range
Marks & Spencer has been seeking expert advice from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health to create a first-of-its-kind diet range that will launch in M&S stores across the UK in January.
Music maker behind hit Hollywood films to take Director’s Cut chair
One of the world’s most respected film composers, whose soundtracks have been used in blockbusters such as Moulin Rouge and Elizabeth, is to address an audience in Aberdeen.
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