Failure of sexual health service for sex workers in Nepal
Current health services are failing to provide adequate care for female sex workers in Nepal despite a rise in HIV, according to new research.
Cabinet Secretary meets new generation of teachers
The Scottish Education Minister today (Thursday 28 May) met the first generation of graduates to have completed a radical new degree programme training teachers for the 21st Century.
Kids and creepy crawlies
The marvels of minibeasts will be unveiled to pre-schoolers when they visit the University of Aberdeen this Friday (May 29).
Walkers put best foot forward for CLAN
Doing a 95 mile sponsored walk is enough of a challenge for most people, but not for married couple George and June Johnson.
Historic Blackfoot artefacts set for landmark exhibition
Rare First Nations artefacts dating back to the early 19th century will be publicly exhibited in Canada for the first time next year, it has been announced.
Seminar to explore financial crisis
An eminent American academic will give a talk at the University of Aberdeen this week (Thursday 28 May) exploring the global financial crisis.
University holds inaugural learning and teaching symposium
The University of Aberdeen’s Centre for Learning & Teaching’s first annual Learning & Teaching Symposium was held last week.
Aberdeen engineering students scoop awards
Three University of Aberdeen engineering students have been awarded prizes for their academic efforts.
First IUTAM Symposium in Scotland
The University of Aberdeen will host a highly prestigious scientific event next summer, which will examine the development of new design and technologies for the engineering industry.
Tuning up for success as student scoops top business award
An enterprising Aberdeen music student has added an innovative string to his bow by securing the top prize in a prestigious entrepreneurial competition.
Celebrated scientist donates medal collection
The pioneering medical physicist whose team led the world with their breakthroughs in medical imaging will today hand over his collection of honours to a historic medical society.
Aberdeen students honoured for outstanding achievements
A mother who gave birth to two children during her studies was one of three University of Aberdeen students to be honoured by the institution yesterday (Tuesday 19 May) for their outstanding academic and personal achievements.
Word 09 short story winners revealed
As the dust settles on another successful Word weekend, the winners from the festival’s short story competitions have been announced.
University to showcase renewable energy expertise
The University of Aberdeen's expertise in the area of renewable energy will be highlighted at this year's annual renewable energy exhibition and conference, All-Energy '09, which begins this week (Wednesday 20 May) at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.
Record-breaking Word Festival ends on sunny note
Sunshine, sold-out events and a wealth of words heralded the end of another hugely successful Word Festival today (Sunday, May 17).
Aberdeen anthology and Frank Gardner launch Word Festival
The launch of a new poetry anthology celebrating the Granite City and an appearance by BBC Security correspondent Frank Gardner will kick off this year’s Word Festival.
Come see Aberdeen’s hidden treasures
One of Aberdeen’s most magnificent gardens – deemed one of Britain’s best places to see rose displays - is extending its opening hours.
James Kelman stars at Irish and Scottish Studies conference
Leading Scots author James Kelman will today (Thursday, May 14) give a special talk at the University of Aberdeen in the lead up to the Word Festival.
New scheme to give students business experience
A new scheme to provide students with valuable real life business experience has been launched by the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday 14 May).
Robbie Shepherd and young poets unveil new Doric anthology
A new anthology of Doric verse was launched by weil kent broadcaster Robbie Shepherd today (Thursday, May 14) as part of the Word Festival celebrations.
Hamish the Haggis meets Aberdeen tots at Word
Aberdeen’s nursery-age tots have met up with a 5ft 6’ tall haggis called Hamish as part of this year’s Word Festival celebrations.
Spend a Night at the Museum
Just days before the launch of the sequel to Hollywood blockbuster Night at the Museum, visitors to an Aberdeen event will have the chance to see how close the film script comes to real life.
City pupil wins Manga Shakespeare competition
A creative Aberdeen school girl has scooped top place in a national art competition by giving a modern comic book twist to a Shakespearean classic.
Parents urged to take part in historic asthma study
Parents of Aberdeen primary pupils are being urged to take part in a unique study that will help researchers understand more about asthma and allergies.
Former Guantanamo Bay prisoner gives University lecture
A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner will give a free public talk at the University of Aberdeen tonight (Monday, May 11).
Scientists discover how thalidomide causes limb defects
Scientists have uncovered how and why limbs are targeted by thalidomide - the drug that caused serious defects in babies whose mothers had taken it to relieve their morning sickness.
Understanding the sources of campylobacter infection in Scotland
A report has been published today by the FSA Scotland (FSAS) on research that was led by Dr Ken Forbes, School of Medicine and Dentistry, along with Drs Norval Strachan, Iain Ogden and John Dallas at the University of Aberdeen.
Wordfringe concert for music lecturer
A University of Aberdeen lecturer will launch her debut album with a free concert at Woodend Barn in Banchory this weekend.
Aberdeen students receive BP Student Tutoring Awards
Students from the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University, and Aberdeen College have successfully completed the BP Tutoring Scheme, a 14 week volunteering experience as student tutors in primary and secondary schools throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.
Scotland’s Home Economics teachers gather for conference
Home Economics teachers from across Scotland will attend a conference in Dundee this weekend.
Gifted student scoops prestigious Ogston Music Prize
A gifted Aberdeen student has been awarded a highly prestigious prize in recognition of her exceptional musical ability.
Secrets of Scots soldier who taught Peter the Great
He left Scotland to become a soldier of fortune and ended up as a general in the Russian army and the right-hand man of Peter the Great.
Century celebrations of bird ringing
A pioneering project which paved the way for our understanding today of the incredible journeys and lifestyles of birds is being celebrated at the University of Aberdeen.
Top neuroscientist helps celebrate world renowned pain relief scientist
An internationally renowned scientist will this week help celebrate a famous University of Aberdeen researcher who discovered the body’s own painkillers - endorphins.
Lecture examines effect of financial markets on real estate
A leading economist will give a public lecture tomorrow (Thursday, May 7) on the effect of global financial markets on real estate.
City kids and MSPs launch history of Old Aberdeen exhibition
An exhibition celebrating the rich heritage of Old Aberdeen will be launched today with the help of local primary school youngsters and politicians.
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