Fresh funding for research into UK’s first submerged stone remains
Researchers, who discovered the first submerged stone remains of their kind in the UK, have been awarded additional funding to continue their search off Orkney.
Rowers ready for ‘battle’ in 15th annual boat race
Will Robert Gordon University’s athletes hold onto the title this year? Or will rivals the University of Aberdeen - who have claimed the trophy an astonishing 12 times in the 15 year history - scoop the honours once again?
Comedy show to explore Israel-Palestine conflict from a new perspective
The Israel-Palestine conflict will be brought to an audience in Aberdeen through the medium of comedy next Tuesday (March 2).
Farmers should be paid to protect our hills, say experts
The UK uplands play a huge part in our daily lives, but their future is under threat.
Gaelic artwork produced with the help of Aberdeen students is unveiled
Students from the University of Aberdeen helped celebrate the unveiling of new Gaelic artwork at the city’s railway station on Saturday (February 20).
Foremost transport journalist appointed as University fellow
One of the UK’s foremost transport journalists has been appointed by the University of Aberdeen as an Honorary Research Fellow.
Celebration for musician raises £8,000 for cancer research
A concert in memory of a North-east musician has raised £8,000 for research into two of Scotland’s fastest rising cancers.
Science and engineering to come under spotlight
Want to unlock some of the secrets of the brain? Maybe you could be sold on science at Thainstone Market? Think you can create the best lego robot? Or fancy checking out our science buskers at Union Square?
Free workshop offers staff and students unique dance opportunity
Staff and students of the University of Aberdeen will have an opportunity to work with dancers from one of Britain’s flagship companies in a free workshop on Thursday (February 25).
Eminent cardiologist appointed to top post
One of Britain’s most respected cardiologists has taken up a prestigious centuries-old post at the University of Aberdeen.
The future of the British taxi explored in new book by Aberdeen academic
Black in London, yellow in New York, and a saviour in the early hours of the morning - the taxicab is a common sight and convenient for city dwellers across the globe.
Students of tomorrow descend on Aberdeen
Would-be science and engineering students from across Britain and beyond are visiting the University of Aberdeen today (Wednesday, February 24).
Aberdeen scholarship offers American adventure to Orcadian students
Orcadian students nearing the end of their degree programme have the opportunity to take up a prestigious summer internship in America thanks to a benefactor at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen's world leading pharmacology research recognised
Pharmacology research at the University of Aberdeen is ranked second best in the world, according to a new league table published in the Times Higher Education magazine.
Skeleton fun for little ones
Animal bones will be on show to pre-schoolers at the latest in the ever popular Nature Tots sessions organised by the University of Aberdeen Natural History Centre.
National Subsea Research Institute launches to Far East market
The National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) launched to the Far East market at an event today (Friday February 19).
Month-long celebration of Africa to get underway at University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will dance to an African beat with drumming, music, fashion, food and a host of other special events for a month-long celebration of the continent.
Word Festival to celebrate 10th birthday with packed programme of events
Word (May 14-16) – the University of Aberdeen Writers Festival – will celebrate its 10th birthday in May with a packed programme of leading names from the literary world.
FirstGroup and Centre for Transport Research extend partnership
FirstGroup, the leading transport operator in the UK and North America, has extended its partnership with the University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Transport Research (CTR).
Last King of Scotland director in frame for Director's Cut
Last King of Scotland director Kevin Macdonald will join the Director's Cut cast when the University of Aberdeen takes the successful series on the road for the first time.
Contract for Aberdeen health technology collaborators
The University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University and McMaster Development Consultants or NESHTAG - the North-east Scotland technology assessment group -has won one of 10 contracts awarded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to centres of excellence for Technology Assessment Reviews (TARs).
Raven increase does not spell the end for threatened waders
Ravens are not responsible for the dramatic declines in the numbers of wading birds seen in many parts of the UK uplands, according to the results of a new study by RSPB and the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Environmental Sustainability (ACES). The research was co-funded by Scottish Natural Heritage...
University nominated for prestigious marketing accolade
The University of Aberdeen has been nominated for a prestigious marketing award in recognition of its work in communicating with prospective students and applicants.
How science tells us that nothing is predetermined - explored at free public event
Almost 100 years ago Albert Einstein said ‘God does not play dice’ - referring to his belief that randomness was not fundamental to nature.
Toe-tapping fundraiser to support international fiddle festival
A fundraising ceilidh in support of a festival which will bring musicians from across the world to Aberdeen will take place on Saturday February 20.
Aberdeen signs agreement with Shandong Jianzhu University
Closer links have been forged between the University of Aberdeen and Shandong Jianzhu University in Shandong Province, China following the signing of an agreement in Jinan City.
CRANES funds new cancer and obesity study
Researchers are launching a new study into the links between cancer and obesity thanks to a £23,000 donation.
Love under the stars
Looking for something different to do this Valentine’s night?
Astronomer Royal for Scotland launches new Deeside science series
The future of space tourism and the scientific evidence for supermassive black holes – these will be amongst the topics up for discussion as a new public science series launches in Aberdeenshire.
New therapy on market for partial sight loss sufferers
Partial sight loss is a debilitating side effect of stroke and brain injury which affects tens of thousands of people each year.
Food for thought as Aberdeen pupils become first to trial new teaching resource for Scotland’s schoo
Ever wondered how far a banana has flown to make it from field to fruit bowl? Or the miles travelled by the green beans on your dinner plate?
Leading Jewish scholar to deliver lecture in memory of Aberdeenshire laird
One of the world’s leading authorities on the Hebrew Bible will speak in Aberdeen as part of a bequest to promote a greater understanding and knowledge of the history and culture of the Jewish people, and to combat anti-Semitism.
Diabetes under the spotlight
Latest research into a disease that affects more than 4% of the Scots population and the treatments currently used to treat it come under the spotlight next week.
Digital future of the Cairngorms National Park to be explored in seminar
The challenges of managing the UK’s largest National Park will be outlined at a free talk at the University of Aberdeen tomorrow (Wednesday February 10).
Budding wordsmiths encouraged to put pen to paper in competition launched today
Aspiring young wordsmiths have an opportunity to share their work with readers across Scotland through a short story competition launched today (Monday February 8).
University welcomes record number of applications
The University of Aberdeen has announced today (Monday February 8) a 32 percent increase in undergraduate student applications - the highest increase amongst Scotland's ancient universities and 10 percent above the UK national average.
University launches UK tour of Parent Sessions
Parents from across the UK and Ireland will be given the unique opportunity to learn more about university life in Aberdeen as a new series of events launches next week.
Arctic bound student to share experience with Aberdeen pupils
An Arctic bound student who is set to brave some of the world’s harshest conditions will give Aberdeen school pupils an insight into preparations for her trip today (Thursday February 4).
World renowned choir to perform Scottish first in Aberdeen
A choir widely recognised as one of the best choruses in the world is to perform for the first time in Scotland – in the Granite City.
Why so vague? New book by Aberdeen academic examines the fuzzy logic of language
Ever wondered what temperature it is when weather forecasters tell us it’s a ‘warm’ day?
Scottish Opera series to premiere in Aberdeen
A new partnership between Scottish Opera and the University of Aberdeen’s Word festival will bring a popular short opera series to the Granite City for the first time.
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