Chimes to strike in Aberdeen’s historic Old Town House for the first time in more than 50 years
The restoration of one of Old Aberdeen’s most famous landmarks will be complete today (Thursday July 30) when its clock chimes again for the first time in more than half a century.
Finance Minister to launch new centre for energy, economics and finance
A new research centre which will further strengthen Aberdeen’s position as the energy capital of Europe is to be launched by Finance Minister John Swinney.
New book aims to change attitudes in the teaching of science
As the challenges facing the future of the planet increase, the way in which scientists of the future are taught becomes ever more important.
Volunteers sought for £1million zinc study
Aberdeen scientists are seeking 100 healthy male volunteers for a £1 million study to understand how zinc from food can affect human metabolism.
Free Darwin workshops enter final week
Visitors to Aberdeen’s Duthie Park will have a final opportunity to take part in a series of hugely successful workshops this week.
Moon landings to be explored in free talk by leading science broadcaster
A leading science writer and broadcaster will provide a unique insight into the mission to place the first man on the Moon, at a free event at the University of Aberdeen next week.
Roaring success at Silverstone for student racing car team
A group of Aberdeen students are celebrating triumph on a world famous race track with a car they built entirely from scratch.
Record numbers turn out for workshops exploring the work of Charles Darwin
A series of free children's workshops based around the work of the great British scientist Charles Darwin have attracted a record turn-out.
Enthusiasts set to flock to Cullerlie for a weekend of traditional singing
A popular weekend of traditional singing is expected to draw enthusiasts from across the country to an Aberdeenshire steading.
Dinosaurs in the spotlight in latest Duthie Park workshops
A successful series of children's workshops will get underway in Duthie Park again today (Monday July 20), exploring the dramatic period of the dinosaurs.
Aberdeen academic awarded prestigious mathematics prize
An Aberdeen academic has received a prestigious accolade for her works in the area of mathematics.
Arts and Social Sciences in focus as international postgraduates unite in Aberdeen
Postgraduate students from universities across the world are expected to flock to Aberdeen for an annual conference – thought to be the largest of its kind staged in the UK, if not globally.
Scientists discover why we never forget how to ride a bicycle
You never forget how to ride a bicycle – and now a University of Aberdeen led team of neuroscientists has discovered why.
“Your North East” – take a day to learn about our fascinating heritage
To mark the beginning of the North-East Clan Fortnight, visitors to the University of Aberdeen will have the opportunity to enjoy a day of illustrated talks about our amazing and fascinating heritage.
Can radar be used to deter bats from approaching wind turbines?
Large numbers of bats are killed by colliding with turbine blades or by experiencing sudden depressurisation immediately adjacent to the blade.
Exhibition depicts pupils’ artistic take on Old Aberdeen
An exhibition of work by school children depicting the history of Old Aberdeen is being showcased at the University of Aberdeen.
Studentships offered at new £12.4 million University research centre
Applications are being invited for student research positions at the new Rural Digital Economy Research Hub based at the University of Aberdeen.
Discovering Darwin at Duthie Park
Hundreds of children are expected to flock to Duthie Park this week for fun-filled sessions organised by the University of Aberdeen's Natural History Centre.
Darwin: Discovery, Dinosaurs and Dodos - free holiday fun for kids
Looking for something to keep the kids busy during the school holidays?
Capturing the Energy highlighted in new guide from The National Archives
A partnership involving the University of Aberdeen’s expert archivists working with Total E&P UK and a number of other oil industry and government agencies features as a case study in a new publication from The National Archives.
University appoints Pihl UK for construction of new library
The University of Aberdeen has appointed construction company Pihl UK Ltd as main contractor for its flagship new library.
Talk to debunk Moon landing conspiracies
Conspiracy theories surrounding the six famous NASA manned moon landings will be the subject of a free talk in Aberdeen this week.
New links between genes and schizophrenia
Two major studies which analysed the DNA samples of tens of thousands of people across the world have revealed new links between genetic variation and the risk of schizophrenia.
Students rev up for race success
A group of Aberdeen students are revving up for success on a world famous race track with a car they have built entirely from scratch.
Leaders in business, arts and music among those being honoured by University
Three of Scotland’s foremost business figures are among those being honoured by the University of Aberdeen at its summer graduations next week.
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