Archaeological discoveries exhibited for the first time
A new exhibition opening at King’s Museum in the week of 11th March will reveal extraordinary archaeological discoveries from a frozen Alaskan village on the shores of the Bering Sea.
Truth about ‘controversial’ Bennachie colonists sought by archaeologists
They were a band of squatters who set up a community on the foot of the North-East’s most famous peak in the 19th century and were the source of much local debate at the time, but surprisingly little is known about the Bennachie Colonists.
Pulsetta rolls into top spot for Rowett award
A pioneering range of tasty, nutritious and gluten-free foods scooped the award for healthy eating at this year’s annual Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards.
University of Aberdeen launches May Festival programme
Mini-Vikings, a fiddler, a chef and a science demonstration offered a flavour of what is to come as the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday, March 28) launched the programme of its exciting new festival.
Top award for Professor
A University of Aberdeen academic has been recognised for her contribution to the field of social sciences.
New prize for plays written in Doric
The North East drama group Fleeman Productions and the Department of English of the University of Aberdeen are delighted to announce the establishment of an important new prize for plays in Doric.
Main contractor announced for new Rowett centre of excellence at Foresterhill
The University of Aberdeen has selected Lend Lease, the integrated property and infrastructure group, as main contractor for the new Rowett Institute for Nutrition and Health building on the Foresterhill health campus.
Secrets of the deep showcased at Future Seas
Video footage of some of the creatures found in the deepest parts of our oceans will be shown at a marine science event taking place in Edinburgh tomorrow night (March 27).
University library shortlisted for major architectural award
The new library for the University of Aberdeen is one of 25 projects to make it to the finals of The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) 2013 Awards.
New Chair appointed for University of Aberdeen Development Trust
An Aberdeen businessman has been appointed chairman of the University of Aberdeen Development Trust, which aims to raise funds in order to add value to university life while supporting the University’s commitment to excellence and innovation.
University geared up for Discovery Day
An action packed day of scintillating science is in store for enthusiastic young (and not so young) minds as part of Discovery Day, at Satrosphere Science Centre as part of National Science and Engineering week.
Award for Helen’s ‘outstanding’ thesis
MSc student Helen Gestwicki has won the Alpro Foundation Award for Masters - given in recognition of an outstanding thesis regarding food and nutrition and its impact on human health and the environment.
Career Service Scoops Top Award
The University of Aberdeen Careers Service, has won a top accolade at the National Council for Work Experience (NCWE) Awards 2013, marking them as some of the UK’s best internship providers.
From hearing to seeing: brain injury research discussed
The latest breakthroughs into how sight loss caused by brain injuries can be improved will be the subject of a lively discussion presented by a researcher from the University of Aberdeen.
University launches Centre for Academic Development
The Centre for Academic Development is the fusion of the previous Centre for Learning & Teaching and the Researcher Development Unit, and provides a single point of contact for University staff and students to access academic development support.
Why are our trees dying?
‘Why are our trees dying?’ will be the topic of discussion at the launch of the Café Scientifique - Aberdeenshire programme in Inverurie tonight (Tuesday, March 19).
Transforming surgical care with robots
What can robots do that humans can’t? That is the subject of the next Café Med talk organised by the University of Aberdeen’s Public Engagement with Research Team and taking place tonight (March 18).
Snow disrupts Granite City Challenge (VIDEO)
Britain's biggest varsity event between the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University got under way on Wednesday despite overnight snow resulting in almost half the events being cancelled.
Artists to provide an insight into their inspiration at library talk
The artists behind the Waterlines sculpture which marks the entrance of the Sir Duncan Rice Library will take part in a free public talk at the University of Aberdeen this weekend (Saturday, March 16).
Teachers and parents invited to debate ‘education for citizenship’
Teachers, parents and researchers will come together later this month to debate the teaching of citizenship in Scotland’s new school curriculum.
Campbell Joins Touch Euro-Champs Scotland Down Under
A University of Aberdeen sports coach is heading down under to represent Scotland at one of the world’s biggest touch football events.
Student fundraisers praised by international development charity
The fundraising achievements of Aberdeen students with a passion for adventure have been honoured by a leading international development charity.
Aberdeen universities prepare to do battle
Over 700 students will fight for their university's pride next week (Wed March 13) as the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University prepare to lock horns in the annual Granite City Challenge.
Obesity more of a problem for boys from poor backgrounds shows study of 36 years’ data
New research analysing 36 years’ data for children when they were aged five and six shows that obesity rates are now generally falling except in more deprived communities where obesity levels continue to climb.
Around the world in many faiths
The University Chaplaincy and the Students Association will today (March 5) host an 'Around the World in Many Faiths' event at the Butchart Centre from noon to 4pm as the University celebrates faith and diversity as part of the student festival.
University announces new Halliburton scholarships for African students
A new scholarship scheme launched by one of the biggest energy services companies in the world will enable students from sub-Saharan Africa to gain all the benefits of postgraduate education at the heart of the mature North Sea industry.
University Principal Backs Call to Tackle Alcohol Harms
University of Aberdeen Principal, Professor Sir Ian Diamond, today welcomed the publication of Health First: An evidence-based alcohol strategy for the UK which calls for the UK Government to prioritise Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) amongst a set of key policies in order to curb the nation's drink problem.
Reunion for Aberdonians helping researchers
Almost 150 men and women who are helping clinical scientists understand the ageing brain and dementia are gathering at the University of Aberdeen today (March 1).
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