New study models the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland
Experts have used an innovative approach to model the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland.
University appoints Senior Governor Esther Roberton
The University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther Roberton as Senior Governor to lead its governing body, the University Court.
Chefs Mark and Doug named best in UK
The University of Aberdeen's top chefs have now been named the best in the UK after triumphing at a national university catering and hospitality competition.
Tracing travels across the Atlantic for Tartan Week
As North America looks ahead to Tartan Week, a tool created by the University of Aberdeen is enabling the descendants of Scots who made the journey across the Atlantic to trace the route taken by their ancestor
New exhibition to showcase traditional arts of East Asia
Visitors to the University of Aberdeen's Sir Duncan Rice Library Gallery will have an opportunity to view some of the finest artworks from the University's collections at a new exhibition.
Aberdeen triumphs in university boat race
The University of Aberdeen reclaimed the Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race title following a hard fought race with rivals Robert Gordon University on Saturday, March 23.
Engineering a Future for Women
Girls from schools throughout the UK are being invited to apply to take part in a three-day event this summer aimed at showing them that future career opportunities are 'endless' in the area of engineering.
Boat Race Returns to the Dee this Weekend
The annual contest between the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University (RGU), the Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race, takes place on the River Dee on Saturday March 23.
University offers funded graduate apprenticeships in civil engineering
The University of Aberdeen is offering 20 funded places on its new Graduate Apprenticeship BEng Civil Engineering programme.
Could heart drug help lung disease patients?
Drugs traditionally used to treat blood pressure and heart disease are to be given to lung disease patients to see if they can be beneficial, in a trial coordinated by the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen to lead first comprehensive survey of Scots vocabulary since the 1950s
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will lead a new linguistic survey of Scots - the first comprehensive appraisal of the language to be conducted since the 1950s.
Study suggests widespread illegal killing of hen harriers on English grouse moors
A new study reveals that young hen harriers in England suffer abnormally high mortality compared to populations in Orkney and mainland Scotland and provides compelling evidence that the most likely cause is illegal killing in areas associated with grouse moor management.
Frailty, not old age, best predictor of death
A new study involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen has found that regardless of age, the more frail a patient is, the less likely they are to survive.
New study centre to attract more international students to Aberdeen
A new International Study Centre (ISC) which will help overseas students assimilate to life and higher education in Scotland has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
University of Aberdeen commended by UK independent quality experts
The UK's independent quality body has commended the University of Aberdeen for effectively supporting the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and championing equality and diversity across the University.
Prise Winning Performance for Eilidh, as she aims for 2020 Olympic spot
University Pentathlete Eilidh Prise scooped an individual silver medal at this year's BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) Modern Pentathlon championships, held earlier this month in Reading.
Students present political upheaval through opera
University of Aberdeen students and graduates will team up with Royal composer Paul Mealor to present an opera which deals with political upheaval as Britain tries to pick its way through the Brexit mire.
European-funded research showcased at Holyrood event
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen met with the Minister for Europe at a special Scottish Parliament event to celebrate European research within Scotland.
New Aberdeen route into teaching seeks to address gaps in the Scottish system
With Scotland facing nationwide shortages in teacher numbers, the University of Aberdeen has created a new programme to allow those qualified from outwith the country to enter the classroom more easily.
A world full of copper helped animals colonise the Earth
An abundance of copper played an equally crucial role to oxygen in helping the rise and spread of the earliest animals 700 million years ago.
Study warns of disinfectant use in hospitals
The use of disinfectants to clean and control infections in hospitals should be regulated in the same way that prescribing antibiotics is, according to researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Mellow Babies trial for stressed mums to begin
In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers from the University of Aberdeen are investigating how a parenting programme can help mothers who are feeling stressed.
King's College start line for ultramarathon challenge
An Aberdeen graduate will return to the University as the starting point for an ultramarathon which will see him complete a gruelling run of over 98 miles to St Andrews in a day.
University's 'Gold Wave' on its mark to get set and go for Great Aberdeen Run
The University of Aberdeen is calling on staff, students and alumni to join its 'Gold Wave' of runners who will compete in this year's Great Aberdeen Run.
Centre for Women's Health Research - event marks anniversary
An event to celebrate the first anniversary of the official launch of the University's Centre for Women's Health Research will be held at the Rowett Institute on Wednesday (March 6).
Footballing first for University choir
The University's Chapel Choir performed for a very different audience when football's lawmakers made history by holding their first ever meeting in Aberdeen.
Mindfulness explored in new series of University business breakfasts
The value of mindfulness in leadership will be explored in the first of a new series of business breakfasts taking place at the University of Aberdeen later this month.
Landmark study finds tackling inequality is key to realising UN goals
A landmark study of the relationship between each of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has found that tackling inequality in rich countries could unlock the prize of a better and more sustainable future for all.
Father of Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala delivers 'inspiring' speech to students
The father of the youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for campaigning for the right of girls to be educated, spoke about his experiences of his daughter's struggle in a recent visit to the University of Aberdeen.
New Aberdeen Vice-Principal among University academics recognised by RSE
Professor Karl Leydecker is among four University of Aberdeen academics elected to Scotland's prestigious learned organisation, The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), on his very first day as Senior Vice-Principal.
Murdered journalist's son speaks at University defamation law event
A Pulitzer-winning investigative journalist whose journalist mother was assassinated in a car bomb attack will join other renowned international reporters, global press freedom NGOs, EU representatives and law experts at a special defamation law workshop at the University of Aberdeen.
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