The Act of Killing producer to take Director's Cut chair
The University of Aberdeen will play host to the executive producer of one of the most talked about films of the year next week (Thursday).
Pioneering mental health eye test nominated for Scottish Life Sciences award
An eye movement test to assist diagnosis of major adult psychiatric disorders has been nominated for a Scottish Enterprise Life Sciences Award.
Funding award to bring more women into thriving renewables sector
An event organised by The Women in Renewable Energy Scotland (WiRES) network, which University of Aberdeen lecturer Dr Aylwin Pillai is on the steering group of, held a launch reception this week (Wednesday, November 27) at the Glasgow Science Centre, thanks to Big Lottery funding.
University's commitment to public engagement endorsed at national level
The University of Aberdeen's achievements in public engagement feature in a new government endorsed publication launched this week entitled Inspiration to Engage.
Water saving eco-challenge launches in Aberdeen Schools
School teams from Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire attended the University Aberdeen on the 19th November to take part in the new round of the Go4SET eco-challenge, Water in your School.
The Queen, the pound and the EU: Salmond's Scotland plan
By Professor Michael Keating, writing for The Conversation. Just two days after the latest polls showed the "Yes" vote for Scottish independence gaining on the pro-unionists, the Scottish government's White Paper, Scotland's Future: Your Guide to an Independent Scotland sets out in new detail the arguments for independence and how it...
Honorary degrees for Archbishop of York, outstanding charity leader and Paralympian alumnus
The Archbishop of York is among those being honoured by the University of Aberdeen at its Winter Graduations taking place later this week.
Chinese delegation visits University
A delegation from Minzu University of China - which included Professor Pang, Vice Dean of the University's Chinese Minority Traditional Medicine - paid a visit to the Institute of Medical Sciences, Foresterhill.
University named Education Provider of the Year by African Forum Scotland
The University was named Education Provider of the Year in this year's Annual African Achievement Awards Scotland.
Local school pupils inspired by University's Special Collections
Talented youngsters from Kittybrewster Primary School enjoyed a private viewing of their own art work at an exhibition at the University of Aberdeen last week (Thursday, November 21).
Glacier melt helps sea level forecasts
New insight into how glacier movement is affected by melting ice in summer could help predictions of sea level rise.
Aberdeen dental student through to national finals of Dental Clinical Skills Competition
A fifth year dental student from the University of Aberdeen's Dental School has won the recent Aberdeen heat of the The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd)'s inaugural National Dental Clinical Skills Competition.
Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change
The ESRC Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change, formally launched today, represents a significant boost to the debate on the future of Scotland.
Principal Recognises Scholarship in Learning & Teaching
University Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Ian Diamond, recognised scholarship in Learning and Teaching by presenting staff who have completed one or more courses within the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching provision with their awards.
Law school to showcase staff achievements
The University of Aberdeen's Law School is hosting an event this week which will celebrate the achievements of its staff.
University community heritage project to be showcased at Scotland's History Festival
The work of a variety of local heritage projects across Scotland that have been supported by a team from the University of Aberdeen will be displayed at 'Previously... Scotland's History Festival' at Adam House, Chamber Street in Edinburgh on Saturday, November 23.
Ex-student publishes in Nature just months after graduating
It's a career highlight most scientists strive towards - publication in one of the world's most influential journals: Nature.
University library triumphs in the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning
The University of Aberdeen's Sir Duncan Rice Library has been named the overall winner in the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning.
Award winning Guardian political cartoonist visits University
Award-winning Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell visited the University of Aberdeen as part of an exhibition of historical cartoons and caricatures.
Full marks for Chinese education trip
A trip by Chinese teachers to schools in Aberdeen has been hailed a success by organisers and participants.
More awards for successful low carbon shared data centre
The new low carbon IT data centre for all further and higher education institutions in north-east Scotland has won a prestigious UK wide sustainability award as well as a top Computing & IT industry award.
Halliburton and University join forces to promote Halliburton Leadership Luncheon
A major international energy services company is working with the University of Aberdeen to encourage and support more women to aim for the top in their career.
Founder of The Big Issue to discuss leadership at University event
Members of the public will hear from the founder of the world's most successful street magazine and social enterprise at an event at the University of Aberdeen tonight (Wednesday, November 13).
Liquid crystal that twists and bends
New and improved energy efficient digital screens as well as improved TV images could be just some of the benefits of a new discovery in the field of liquid crystals, which chemists from the University of Aberdeen have been involved with.
Success for Aberdeen graduates in international competition
Two University of Aberdeen graduates were thrilled to discover that work they completed as part of their course came first and second in an international essay-writing competition.
Digital health solutions for diabetes
How digital health solutions can improve the quality of care for patients with diabetes, will be the focus of a conference hosted by The University of Aberdeen this month.
New exhibition on display at the Sir Duncan Rice Library
The University of Aberdeen is hosting a new Art Science exhibition which will allow people to experience Bennachie's environmental history through a new sound installation by international artist collective, ~ in the fields.
Aberdeen students heading state side to compete in annual real estate competition
A group of University of Aberdeen students will fly the flag for the UK as they head to New York this week (Saturday, November 9) to compete in a prestigious international Real Estate competition hosted by Ivy League University, Cornell.
The Pity of War
The men and women who served their country and paid the ultimate price will be remembered this Friday (November 8) at a annual University of Aberdeen event.
Hundreds of hums needed
A University of Aberdeen lecturer is looking for members of the public to help him create a huge collection of hums.
Student success at Scotland's premier Gaelic festival
Two students from the University of Aberdeen enjoyed success at the prestigious Gaelic Festival, the Royal National Mod 2013.
University welcomes Minister and colleagues from Gabon
The new Aberdeen Institute of Energy was among topics discussed during the visit to campus last Friday of Gabon's Minister of Education.
Could oats be the answer to a healthy gut and heart? Volunteers sought for study
Could porridge and oatcakes be the key to keeping our gut healthy and protecting against heart disease?
University to help in search for the next big name in science communication
The search for the best new science and engineering communicators across the UK continues its journey in Aberdeen next week.
University of Aberdeen Professor joins TV show judging panel
A BBC Two television series featuring a University of Aberdeen Professor in Composition will air from tonight.
Scottish author to visit University for The Big Read
An initiative to help first year students in the College of Arts and Social Sciences find shared interests is running once again at the University of Aberdeen.
Snapshot of society at PechaKucha event
Images from Aberdeen and beyond showing a snapshot of our society today will be delivered at the next PechaKucha Aberdeen.
University of Aberdeen to host Festival of Social Science events
Major challenges including how governments handle pathways from conflict to peace will be explored at a University led week of events highlighting the impact of social science research.
Aberdeen scientist scoops accolade for bird studies
A University of Aberdeen zoologist has been awarded a major national prize for her research into the ecology and genetics of bird populations.
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