Former oil and gas chief, conductor and UN special representative honoured by University
Among those to be honoured at the University of Aberdeen's winter graduation ceremonies this week are a former Chief Executive of Oil & Gas UK, the Artistic Director of the National Youth Choir of Scotland and a United Nations special representative.
See how the Granite City sparkles as PechaKucha Night returns to Aberdeen
The City of Aberdeen will be celebrated in the final PechaKucha Night of 2015.
New find could change our understanding of an Irish national treasure
Fragments of a mediaeval manuscript hidden in the spine of a book for hundreds of years could shed new light on Ireland's greatest cultural treasure, 'The Book of Kells'.
Fungal Group awarded £2.5m to lift lid on potentially life-threatening infection
The cause of fungal infections which can have life-threatening consequences for some patients is the target of a new multi-million pound research project led by world leading scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Global task force tackles problem of untreatable cancers and disease relapse
An academic from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health is part of a task force which has been investigating how to tackle untreatable cancers and has just had an article published in a special issue of Elsevier's Seminars in Cancer Biology.
Can a robot be a legal person? What does 'Being Human' actually mean in the 21st century?
The University will play host to an award-winning comedy writer as she ponders what it means to be human.
Director's Cut features at Being Human festival
The Being Human festival continues with a special Director's Cut event featuring artist Volker Gerling.
New guide tells the story of Aberdeen City and South Aberdeenshire through its buildings
Research conducted at the University of Aberdeen underpins a new guide exploring the rich architecture of Aberdeen city and South Aberdeenshire.
Science activities come to Tarland
This November sees an exciting new event series coming to Aberdeenshire.
Cannabis-derived drugs to target diabetic kidney failure
New substances derived from cannabis are being used to tackle kidney failure caused by diabetes, as part of a new research project led by the University of Aberdeen.
Festival explores what Being Human is all about
The Being Human festival of humanities returns to Aberdeen from November 12-22 and explores what it means to be human in a variety of different events, talks, walks and debates.
World premiere is double celebration for Aberdeen composer
A 'world premiere' in Aberdeen will mark the culmination of a lifetime's ambition and a milestone birthday for the nation's 'favourite living composer'.
New annual lecture series to mark Institute's 20th anniversary
A new annual lecture series celebrating leading international thinking and research in Ethnology and Folklore will mark the twentieth anniversary of the Elphinstone Institute at the University of Aberdeen.
Professor awarded honorary title in Russia
A University of Aberdeen Professor has been awarded an honorary role at a top Russian university, in recognition of his work in forging links between the two institutions.
Business community gather to 'Meet the Interns'
The University of Aberdeen Project SEARCH team hosted members of the local business community at its latest Meet the Interns event this week (Tuesday, November 10).
Rates of ancient climate change may be underestimated
The pace of past episodes of climate change is likely to have been underestimated, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen and Friedrich-Alexander University (FAU) in Germany.
Researchers make a breakthrough in terminal childhood illness
World-leading research from the University of Aberdeen has made a significant breakthrough in understanding a form of childhood motor neuron disease.
Green concrete team welcomes MEP Ian Duncan
Dr Ian Duncan, Member of the European Parliament, visited the University's Centre for Innovative Building Materials and Technologies to meet the research team developing innovative materials for low energy buildings.
University professor appointed to top editorial role
A University of Aberdeen professor whose pioneering work on DC grids using high voltage direct current systems is featured in a new book has been appointed as editor of a prestigious journal.
Minister visits University to highlight Living Wage Week
Scotland's Minister for Youth and Women's Employment joined staff and students at the University of Aberdeen to see how being a Living Wage employer has benefited the campus.
Unique festival to celebrate 'free reed' instruments
A unique festival celebrating small 'free reed' instruments from Scotland, Ireland and England will be held in Aberdeen from November 6-8.
University brings festival double-header in November
This weekend sees The University of Aberdeen host the first of two exciting festivals, both dedicated to exploring different aspects of arts, humanities and social science.
Soundscape of city captured in new creative arts project
From its busy harbour and the bustle of Union Street to the ebb and flow of the Dee and the Don and tranquillity of Duthie Park, sound brings Aberdeen to life.
Great War remembered through poetry and music
An event reflecting on life in the trenches with music, poetry and prose will be held at the University of Aberdeen on Friday November 6.
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