Music department launches Spring programme
The University of Aberdeen’s Spring concert season will kick off next week (Tuesday February 5) with an organ recital at King’s College Chapel.
University of Aberdeen to host new Spring festival
Plans for Scotland’s newest and most dynamic festival are underway at the University of Aberdeen.
University hosts fifth annual learning and teaching symposium
The Centre for Learning and Teaching held its fifth Annual Learning and Teaching Symposium on Friday, January 11, with the theme ‘Developing and Supporting the Curriculum for Excellence'. Ninety-six members of staff attended from across the University, along with colleagues from the Robert Gordon University.
University community to come together to mark Holocaust Memorial Day
University of Aberdeen staff, students and members of the public will come together in remembrance through music and literature on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day.
Ultra marathon runner GP to address Aberdeen audience
An inspirational GP from Aberdeen who ran seven ultra marathons on seven continents in less than a week is to recount his amazing achievement at an event in the city.
Microbiologist honoured for outstanding contributions
A University of Aberdeen scientist who has helped further our knowledge of fungal infections and fungal biology in general has been recognised for his “outstanding” contribution to microbiology.
Head to Head: Are antidepressants overprescribed?
Antidepressant prescriptions in the UK have increased by 9.6% from 2010 to 2011, to 46 million prescriptions. Does this reflect overmedicalisation or appropriate treatment? Two experts - one from the University of Aberdeen - debate the issue on bmj.com today.
Sculpture celebrating North East's maritime history inspires new exhibition
A new exhibition, inspired by a sculpture celebrating Aberdeen’s maritime heritage and historic sculptured stones, has opened at the Sir Duncan Rice Library, University of Aberdeen, on January 19.
University part of unique venture capital fund for fledgling life science companies
The University of Aberdeen is part of unique new £50m venture capital fund designed to fund fledgling life science companies spun out of academia across the UK.
Strongest evidence yet for life on Mars lies underground
Minerals found underground on Mars make for the strongest evidence yet that the red planet may have supported life, according to research published today in Nature Geoscience led by the Natural History Museum in London with the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen’s universities invest in High Performance Rowing Coach
The University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University have appointed a full-time professional High Performance Rowing Coach to nurture and support the next generation of rowing talent for Scotland and Team GB.
Sunlight and SAD syndrome up for discussion
The benefits of sunlight on health and mood will be discussed on Monday (January 21) at the first in the University of Aberdeen’s latest series of Café Med talks.
Natasha is one in a million
The University of Aberdeen’s Sir Duncan Rice Library reached an important milestone on Wednesday (January 16) as it welcomed its millionth visitor through the doors.
Academic excellence rewarded with University of Aberdeen Merit Scholarship
Students from North America who take up studies at the University of Aberdeen will have the opportunity to benefit from a scholarship programme which offers a fee discount for the final year of most undergraduate degree courses.
University sprinters celebrate medal haul
The University of Aberdeen’s athletics stars are celebrating after a near clean sweep of the sprinting awards at Saturday’s Scottish Student Sport Indoor Athletics Championships.
Immpact makes an impact at international conference on maternal health
Aberdeen researchers who have been working for the last decade to help make pregnancy and childbirth safer in developing countries are playing a key role in a major three-day conference beginning in Africa tomorrow (January 15).
Aberdeen Asset Management Universities’ Boat Race Date Confirmed for 2013
The date for the north-east’s equivalent of the annual Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race has been confirmed as Saturday March 2, 2013.
New report on complementary therapies for arthritis reveals lack of scientific evidence
A new report written by a senior lecturer from the University of Aberdeen into the effectiveness of the complementary therapies that are commonly used for treating arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions has found there is a lack of scientific evidence to support their use.
University Professor to head UK transport group
The body which brings together the latest thinking in the field of transport research is to be led by a professor from the University of Aberdeen.
Olympic Torch Inspires Career U-Turn for Sprinter Demi
Inspired by the sight of the Olympic torch passing through Aberdeen’s Castlegate last summer, local student Demi Ademuyewo decided to put her planned engineering career on hold and focus on her dream of becoming a professional sprinter.
New Year of Great Aberdonians begins with Bishop Elphinstone
Bishop William Elphinstone – founder of the University of Aberdeen – is the subject for the first Great Aberdonians lecture of 2013.
University computers get second wind in Africa
The University of Aberdeen has been providing plenty of cheer for disadvantaged children both locally and further afield.
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