Gastrocan is nominated charity for Run Balmoral
A University of Aberdeen researcher will take part in one of Britain’s most scenic fundraising runs after his cancer charity was nominated as one of the event’s beneficiaries.
Granite City greats
A new series of free public lectures will celebrate some of the greatest names to hail from the Granite City.
University delegation visits China
A team from the University of Aberdeen have held a week-long series of meetings with top Chinese Universities and industries.
University to help Gulf state become the green building powerhouse of the world
The growing relationship between the University of Aberdeen and the Gulf state of Qatar will take another step forward in November, when University scientists travel to Doha to discuss the next stage in a series of projects that could revolutionise construction practices worldwide.
New evidence helps to ‘cement the case’ against Hitler’s First World War record
A best-selling book by an Aberdeen historian which questions Hitler’s First World War record has led to the discovery of new information further undermining the ‘war hero’ persona used to great political effect by the dictator.
First Minister gives Keynote Address at launch of landmark book on the history of North Sea Oil and
The First Minister, Alex Salmond, gave the Keynote Address at a launch event to mark the publication of a new book, The Official History of North Sea Oil and Gas, last night (Monday October 24)
Site of Aberdeen’s aquatic centre starts to take shape
The site which will become home to Aberdeen's state-of-the-art aquatic centre has started to take shape with demolition of the former Linksfield Academy now well under way.
Button boxes and moothie magic
Moothie maestros and ace box players from across Scotland and beyond will gather in Aberdeen next month.
Public lecture to raise awareness of world poverty
The University of Aberdeen’s Centre for International Sustainable Development will host a public lecture to mark World Poverty Day tomorrow (Wednesday October 19).
Industry partners University in unique new training centre for ‘explorationists’
A new training facility for petroleum explorers has been officially opened at the University of Aberdeen. exploHUB is a partnership between industry and academia to create a unique training programme dedicated to preparing exploration geoscientists for the challenge of unlocking the Earth’s remaining oil and gas reservoirs.
University to recognise ‘STARs’ at special award ceremony
Students who make a contribution to University life beyond their academic achievements are to be recognised at a special awards ceremony at the University of Aberdeen.
‘Hit of the Royal wedding’ to be performed in Aberdeen
The work of an Aberdeen composer described as ‘the real hit’ of the Royal wedding will be performed in the Granite City.
Aberdeen archaeologists lead international sampling trip to Chicago Field Museum
An international team of researchers, led by the Archaeology Department at Aberdeen have been carrying out research in one of the world’s premiere museums.
Aberdeen scientists in frontier project to explore hidden lake under Antarctica’s ice
University of Aberdeen scientists are part of an ambitious scientific mission to collect and analyse water and sediment samples from a lake buried beneath three kilometres of solid ice in Antarctica.
UKERC awards £2M for topical energy projects
Professor Pete Smith of the University of Aberdeen will lead an assessment of the impacts on global ecosystem services of electricity generation from coal, nuclear, wind and bioenergy as part of a package of new awards announced by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).
University winter concert series launches
The University of Aberdeen’s winter concert series launches next week with a repertoire ranging from early music to contemporary performances.
New collaboration to tackle MRSA and skin infections
A dermatologist, microbiologist, pharmacologist and a biotechnology company have joined forces on research into a new topical treatment for MRSA as well as other hard-to-treat bacterial skin infections.
MP and scientist learn about each other’s job
A city MP will today (Thursday, October 6) gain an insight into the work of a developmental biologist.
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen to work on new treatment for early osteoarthritis
Arthritis Research UK and the University of Aberdeen are launching a new experimental tissue engineering centre which aims to regenerate bone and cartilage by using patients’ own stem cells* to repair the joint damage caused by osteoarthritis.
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