May Festival underway!
The University of Aberdeen May Festival is underway, with over a hundred events on offer over the next three days.
University edges world top 50 for research in global top journals
The impact on the world of research conducted at the University of Aberdeen has been confirmed in the latest international rankings of research-intensive universities.
University to coordinate new oil and gas innovation programme
The University of Aberdeen has been chosen to coordinate a new MSc degree programme that will drive forward innovation in the oil and gas industry.
Get involved in citizen science on your own doorstep
The University of Aberdeen is part of a programme which will allow people in the North-east to get involved and contribute to scientific research on their own doorsteps.
Aberdeen's housing market holds important clue to the price of oil
House prices in Aberdeen could be used to predict the future price of oil, according to academics at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen retains prestigious badge of excellence for researcher career development
The University of Aberdeen has again successfully retained a nationally recognised award for excellence in supporting researcher career development.
Bright sparks to ignite in University's new ABVenture Zone
Students, staff and alumni of the University of Aberdeen - together with local start-ups - can now develop their business ideas from concept to market in a new, state-of-the-art ABVenture Zone, designed to inspire and nurture clever digital ideas with the potential to become successful businesses.
School pupils descend for the start of May Festival
Hundreds of school children will descend on the University of Aberdeen today (Tuesday May 26) for the start of the May Festival.
Images capture attention of MSPs in Scottish Parliament
A series of stunning images from Malawi and India by award winning Aberdeen photographer Donna Murray have been on show this week in the Scottish Parliament.
Big screen delights on offer at May Festival
From home grown talent to the director of one of the most popular rom coms of the 1990s, the University of Aberdeen May Festival will celebrate the big screen.
Aberdeen students launch initiative to help children around the world learn to read
Aberdeen students have established a Europe-wide fundraising initiative with the charity, Room to Read to help improve educational opportunities for children in low income countries across Asia and Africa.
Art historian's research uncovers cultural links between East and West
An Aberdeen art historian has demonstrated that throughout the Cold War artists on both side of the Iron Curtain remained closely connected, despite the commonly held notion that there was deep division between East and West.
Ancient lake challenges understanding of evolution
An ancient lake could hold the key to our understanding of how complex life evolved on Earth, according to research carried out by the University of Aberdeen.
Word brings celebrated authors, poets and performers to the May Festival
Award-winning authors Michel Faber and David Mitchell will appear in Aberdeen as part of the May Festival.
Free on-line course expected to attract learners from around the world
New free online course now available to book
Outstanding students recognised with Quincentenary Prize
An Aberdeen dental student who is leading a group of her classmates to Africa this summer to teach oral health to locals is among four students to receive the 2015 Quincentenary Prize from the University of Aberdeen.
University Professor appointed to leading subsea education role
Professor Ekaterina Pavlovskaia, from the University of Aberdeen's School of Engineering, has been appointed Director of the Global Subsea University Alliance.
New tool will lead to more relevant clinical trials
A huge number of clinical trials are poorly designed and as such the results they produce can be irrelevant to real end users.
Prestigious scholarship could put promising film composer's name in lights
An Aberdeen music student has secured a prestigious scholarship which will enable him to follow his dream of becoming a film composer.
Hot topics under the microscope at the May Festival
How can soil solve a murder? How did tartan feature in the first ever colour photograph? Does the 5:2 diet work?
May madness and Mayhem across Aberdeen
Aberdeen is set to play host to a diverse and fascinating series of events set to inspire and educate people of all ages and backgrounds.
University signs agreement to establish first international campus
The University of Aberdeen has signed a historic agreement to establish its first international campus in South Korea.
Dental students put smile on Tanzanian children's faces
A big-hearted Aberdeen dental student is leading her class mates to Africa to help improve the smiles of people living in one of the poorest countries in the world.
Head of Fungal Group recognised for exceptional contribution to medical sciences
Professor Neil Gow from the University of Aberdeen has been recognised for his exceptional contribution to the medical sciences by being elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
Top Spanish Football writer returns home to Aberdeen for May Festival
An Aberdeen football writer and broadcaster who has charted Barcelona and Spain's rise to European and World glory will return to the North-east to recount some of his greatest moments of his exciting career as part of the University of Aberdeen's May Festival.
New free online course to tackle diet and lifestyle myths
The complex and conflicting messages we hear about diet, health and lifestyle will be demystified by a new, free online course designed and delivered by the University of Aberdeen.
Elasmogen and Almac Discovery join forces to tackle solid tumours
Elasmogen Ltd, the University biologics drug discovery company and Almac Discovery, a pharmaceutical company focused on identifying and developing innovative therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced that they have entered into an agreement to co-develop Elasmogen technology for the treatment of solid tumours.
Students establish journal to showcase academic endeavours
University of Aberdeen students have established their own journal to provide an opportunity to showcase the research talents of undergraduates, primarily in the arts and social sciences.
Year of Food and Drink to serve up delights at May Festival
Visitors to the University of Aberdeen's May Festival later this month will enjoy a variety of events to mark the Year of Food and Drink Scotland 2015.
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