Maggie Alphonsi MBE to help University mark International Women's Day
The University of Aberdeen will once again celebrate International Women's Day (IWD) with a series of inspirational online and in-person events including keynote speaker Maggie Alphonsi, the face of international women's rugby.
Drones used to identify pregnant dolphins
Researchers have found a way to remotely determine if protected female bottlenose dolphins are expecting a calf using aerial photos taken from drones.
Satellites may help predict ice avalanche threats, Aberdeen study finds
Satellite images could offer a new way to monitor for avalanche threats to remote mountain communities, according to Aberdeen scientists studying a deadly Himalayan avalanche.
Keep a clock on TikTok: social media can be good but only for short bursts
Research from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the University of Wollongong, Australia, has found that limited screen time on social media may benefit young people by helping them form more meaningful and positive peer relationships.
Highest UK Honour for University at ceremony in St James Palace
Members of our School of Biological Sciences have been presented with the Queen's Anniversary Prize - the highest Honour for UK further and higher education - at a ceremony in St James Palace, London.
Aberdeen's new film festival a box office hit
Tickets for Aberdeen's new film festival, Dark Nights, are being snapped up, with two events in the programme already sold out.
Forgot to buy that Valentine's Day card? Blame the pandemic...
In the doghouse for forgetting to send flowers or a card this Valentine's Day? Feeling blue may be to blame.
New history of University as Aberdeen enters its 527th year
On February 13, the University of Aberdeen will mark its 527th birthday and a new publication exploring some of the key moments and figures which have shaped the institution's history is nearing the final stages of editing.
Bond actress and internationally acclaimed short film added to Dark Nights line-up
The role of women in front of and behind the camera will come under the spotlight during Dark Nights, Aberdeen's new film festival which gets underway next month.
Female genital mutilation course to better prepare health and social care professionals
A new course to help health and social care workers understand the many impacts of female genital mutilation (FGM) has been launched by FutureLearn in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen.
BOGOF ban more effective than sugar tax in reducing soft drink consumption
Banning promotions, like 'buy one get one free' - BOGOF, on soft drinks could be more effective than the 'sugar tax' in reducing consumption of sugary drinks according to new research from the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute.
Tributes paid to 'the quiet revolutionary' of Scottish higher education
Tributes have been paid to a former University of Aberdeen Principal and champion of philanthropy in Scottish higher education who has died aged 79.
'Extreme' conservation could lead to malnutrition and disease, study finds
New research from scientists at the University of Aberdeen has found that expanding global land area for conservation, a key approach to protecting biodiversity, could have an adverse impact on human health and food security in some parts of the world.
Rural residents happier with their GP service than those in urban areas
Rural residents are happier with their GP service than those in urban areas, research from the University of Aberdeen has revealed.
University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Football Club renew partnership
The University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Football Club's successful partnership dedicated to supporting north-east communities and young people has been renewed for another year.
'Insect apocalypse' looming under current conservation rules
Current UK conservation policies fail to protect important insect species such as bees which 'are vital for our everyday lives and future existence', according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Online exhibition tells story of unique research group - the Aberdeen Children of the 1950s
The story of one of the world's most unique group of study participants and what life was like for them growing up has been told in a new online exhibition.
Aberdeen lights up the Dark Nights with new film festival
From blood-curdling zombie attacks and sword-fighting immortals to the past, present and future of the world's most popular spy, a brand-new film festival is set to light up the long dark North-east evenings next month.
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