Aberdeen composer scores double ‘number one’ in the Christmas charts
Aberdeen’s Paul Mealor has become the first composer to top both the classical and pop charts at Christmas.
Researcher embarks on sub-zero expedition to uncover North-East fiddle traditions
A University of Aberdeen musicologist has just returned from the wilds of Canada where she has spent the last eight weeks researching how the fiddle traditions of the North-East and Orkney made their way across the world.
Crafters raise money for neurosurgery ward
A craft club at the University of Aberdeen has raised £627 for the neurology ward at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary which is treating the fiancé of one of its members.
Oil paintings from Aberdeen go online for the first time
The University of Aberdeen’s extensive collection of oil paintings has been added to a website which allows the public to enjoy the nation’s art treasures from their own homes.
New book charts global changes in tobacco regulation
The health problems associated with tobacco are now well known and similar across the world, but the policy responses by each country have varied in intensity, timing and effect.
Soviet style inspires student poster exhibition
Third year History of Art Honours students have taken on the role of curators and artists to exhibit their Soviet avant-garde inspired posters.
New book explores Aberdeen ‘treasures’
A new richly illustrated book introducing readers to the treasures of the University of Aberdeen’s remarkable historic collections will be launched today (Wednesday December 14).
Charity project gives new heart to Suttie Centre
The Suttie Centre, which educates new doctors and provides further training for healthcare staff at all stages of their careers, has been given a significant boost through a project led by Charles Pearson, owner of Dunecht Estates in Aberdeenshire.
Prestigious award for chemistry professor
The achievements of a long-serving member of the University’s academic community have been recognised with a prestigious award from an international professional body.
Vice Principal celebrates key anniversary at Chinese university
Professor Dominic Houlihan, Vice Principal Internationalisation at the University of Aberdeen, attended the tenth anniversary celebrations of the Nanhai campus of South China Normal University, Guangzhou, on Saturday, 10th December, 2011.
Immpact brings countries together for workshop on financial access to maternal healthcare in Africa
On 17-19 November 2011, more than 70 participants from 11 African countries met in Bamako, Mali, to share lessons on how to design and implement fee exemption for maternal health.
Aberdeen anthropologist scoops prestigious American award
An Aberdeen anthropologist has won a prestigious prize for her museum work with First Nations and Native American people from North America.
Jacobite story inspires first public lecture at University’s new library
The University of Aberdeen’s rich collection of Jacobite material has inspired the first public lecture to take place in the institution’s state-of-the-art new library.
Pharmacologist awarded prestigious national medal
A University of Aberdeen pharmacologist will next week (December 14) be awarded a top medal for his outstanding contribution to pharmacology.
Discovery of iodine celebrated by seaweed expert
It is found in the screen of your mobile phone, computer monitor and in your LCD TV. Traditionally, it is best known as a disinfectant, but it is also used in x-ray contrast media and is critical for human health.
Insight given into two Great Aberdonians
The extraordinary achievements of two hugely influential figures who hailed from the Granite City will come under the spotlight at a free talk taking place tonight (December 7).
Aberdeen scientist is new science adviser for Europe
The University of Aberdeen has welcomed the announcement that one of its professors, Anne Glover, has been appointed as the first Chief Scientific Adviser for Europe.
Old Aberdeen as you’ve never seen it before
An exhibition of photographs showing Old Aberdeen from a new perspective has gone on display at the Old Town House.
Low prices, high spirits
As the countdown to the festive season gets underway many householders will be snapping up cut-price alcohol offers.
Talisman scholars join millionaires' row
Talisman Energy (UK) Limited has extended its scholarship scheme with the University of Aberdeen through which students receive financial and mentoring support to become the next generation of oil and gas professionals.
Scientist shows Spirit of Scotland
A University of Aberdeen scientist has scooped a Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland award for his pioneering work which could halt the global decline of the honey bee.
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