Books by Aberdeen academics in the running for top literary award
Two books by Aberdeen academics have been shortlisted in a prestigious book award which recognises Scottish tradition and culture.
Young music makers create their own film scores
Young people from Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire and Moray will learn how to compose film music using world-class technology at a special event in the Granite City this weekend.
Aberdeen launches world-wide call for musical scores
A worldwide search for 21st century compositional talent will begin this Friday (November 26) with the call for scores for the 2011 University of Aberdeen Music Prize.
Top floor of new University Library funded by million pound Craig Group Donation
Global shipping and energy services firm the Craig Group and the Craig family have today announced a donation of £1 million towards the University of Aberdeen’s new state-of-the-art library building.
Harps of Gold – A celebration of Christmas music
Harpists will come together in Aberdeen for a celebration of Christmas music at King’s College Chapel, University of Aberdeen.
Research reveals north-south divide in vitamin D deprivation
Women in the north of the UK are more deprived of vitamin D from sunlight than their southern counterparts.
Aberdeen academic honoured by transport industry
An Aberdeen academic has been honoured by the transport industry for her research which has fed into the transport debate in Scotland.
University of Aberdeen signs agreement with Pontes School, Beijing
Closer links have been forged between the University of Aberdeen and Pontes School in Beijing, following the signing of an agreement in China to promote Undergraduate Study at Aberdeen.
Global energy giant announces the first Halliburton scholars
Today (Thursday November 18), two University of Aberdeen students became the recipients of the first Halliburton UK Scholars.
Great white sharks in Mediterranean
Great white sharks found in the Mediterranean were originally from Australia, researchers have discovered.
Aberdeen writers team up to mark National Short Story Week
Three award-winning writers from the University of Aberdeen will combine to read their work in a special event to mark National Short Story Week.
Businesswoman to inspire new generation of entrepreneurs
A top Scottish businesswoman will share her experiences with University of Aberdeen students at an event to launch the annual Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE) Business Ideas Competition.
University broadcasts partnership with Aberdeen College
University Principal Professor Ian Diamond and Rob Wallen, Principal of Aberdeen College, have announced a renewed partnership between the two institutions which will widen access to higher education in the north-east of Scotland.
Library collections to benefit from Friends £260,000 donation
The University of Aberdeen community has dug deep with two significant gifts totalling over £260,000 from The Friends of Aberdeen University Library in support of the institution’s new Library and Special Collections Centre.
Doric writer remembered with short story prize
A short story prize will be launched today (Monday November 15 2010) to commemorate the work of one of the north-east’s finest exponents of written Doric.
Aberdeen student to receive police commendation
A University of Aberdeen student is among those to be recognised for bravery, commitment, dedication and professionalism by West Yorkshire Police.
Senior Scottish soldier returns to the University of Aberdeen for Remembrance Sunday
A University of Aberdeen graduate who has risen through the Army ranks to become the Commander of the Army in Scotland will return to the institution for Remembrance Sunday.
How sunlight keeps our bones healthy
The benefits of sunlight for our bones will be the subject of a free talk in Aberdeenshire on Monday (November 15).
Flat earths, moving suns and creationism under the spotlight at Café Controversial
Literal readings of the Bible placed the earth at the centre of the Universe while flat earth theories are imbedded in popular views of the past.
Lord Provost's Variety Show raises £30,000 for dementia research
The Lord Provost’s Variety Show has raised £30,000 for dementia research at the University of Aberdeen.
‘Match-making’ technology to improve transport for rural dwellers
Technology to improve transport for people in remote and rural areas is being devised by Aberdeen scientists.
Scottish rocks reveal key point in evolution occurred 400 million years earlier
Evidence found in Scottish rocks has revealed that a critical point in evolution took place 1.2 billion years ago – several hundred million years earlier than scientists had previously understood.
Researchers investigate what makes tree mallow turn nasty
Scientists are studying an invasive shrub which is threatening Scottish puffins and other seabirds.
Business student scoops £1,000 dissertation prize
A University of Aberdeen Business School student has scooped a top prize and £1,000 for her dissertation.
Volunteers sought for study aimed at cutting risk of heart attacks and strokes
Scientists in Aberdeen are seeking volunteers for a study they hope could lead to the development of ‘functional foods’ to help cut the risk of cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks and strokes.
Spotlight on British political landscape
How devolution has shaped politics and the future of the British political landscape will be debated on Friday (05 November) when the Scottish Parliament hosts the Irish-Scottish Forum.
Aberdeen academic honoured for outstanding research contributions in engineering
An Aberdeen academic has received a prestigious honour for his outstanding research contributions within a field of engineering.
Reading Bus launches new Doric book
A new Doric book produced by Aberdeen’s Reading Bus will be launched at the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday, November 4).
Drug study student wins prize
Drug users are more prone to common chronic respiratory diseases according to award winning research conducted by a University of Aberdeen medical student.
Impact of climate change on north-east coastline examined
Scientists from across the globe are gathering today (Wednesday November 3) to examine the potential impacts of climate change on north-east Scotland’s coastline.
Sculptures by internationally-acclaimed artist unveiled at Aberdeen Sports Village
A new piece of public art by an internationally acclaimed artist has been unveiled at Aberdeen Sports Village today (Wednesday November 3).
Communities to get active at Aberdeen Sports Village
Aberdeen’s state-of-the art sports village will throw open the doors to local communities with the launch of a new pilot scheme to get those living in regeneration areas more active.
Postgraduate prospects highlighted at Open Day
Hundreds of prospective postgraduate students are expected to descend on the University of Aberdeen next week (Wednesday November 10) as the institution hosts its annual Postgraduate Open Day.
Leading lights from sport, politics and medicine to be honoured by University
A world-class sportsman, a former advisor to Gordon Brown, and the head of one of the world’s leading medical charities will be honoured by the University of Aberdeen this week.
Music graduate named finest fiddler
A University of Aberdeen music graduate has won one of Scotland's most prestigious music prizes.
Aberdeen writer prizewinner in one of the UK’s most prestigious international literary competitions
An Aberdeen academic has scooped second prize in the international writing competition, The Bridport Prize.
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