University of Aberdeen appoints next Principal and Vice Chancellor
The University of Aberdeen has appointed Professor Ian Diamond FBA FRSE the Chief Executive of The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as the next Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University. He will succeed Professor Sir Duncan Rice on 1 October 2010. To aid transition Professor Diamond will be...
Inaugural University of Aberdeen Technip Scholarship awarded
A University of Aberdeen student has become the first recipient of a new £16K scholarship awarded by subsea engineering and construction company Technip.
New medical students for new flagship building
Around 180 first year medical students will today (September 28) become the first intake to start their medical training at the new flagship Suttie Centre for Teaching and Learning in Healthcare.
Scientists see if climate impacts on soil carbon emissions
Almost half a million pounds has been awarded to scientists who want to see if climate change could impact on the levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) released from Europe’s soils.
World leading expert in entrepreneurship hosts University workshop
One of the world's leading researchers on entrepreneurship is taking part in a workshop at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen academics help inform high level policymakers
Two internationally recognised academics have been seconded to the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to help shape future international development policies.
Professor Albert Rodger appointed to Scottish Funding Council
Professor Albert Rodger has been appointed as a member of the Scottish Funding Council.
New courses dedicated to exploring the ‘human’ side of medicine, health and illness launched by the
There is more to understanding and caring for human bodies and minds than biological sciences and technologies based upon them.
Historian to demolish myths surrounding Charles Darwin
An award-winning author and historian will be in Aberdeen tomorrow night, when he aims to explore many of the myths that surround Charles Darwin and his controversial book On the Origin of Species.
Free talk to provide new students with health and study advice
University of Aberdeen experts will provide new students with advice on their health and studies at a free talk this week Thursday September 24).
Aberdeen researchers in new study to improve osteoarthritis assessment
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen are aiming to improve the effectiveness of the way assessments of the common condition of osteoarthritis are carried out.
Funded study will make graduates more employable
Funded places on new Masters programmes which will make graduates more attractive to bosses in one of Britain’s fastest growing sectors are on offer at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen to welcome National Youth Choir of Scotland
The National Youth Choir of Scotland will perform in the Granite City on Saturday (September 19) where they will present A Celebration of Music from the British Isles, conducted by Christopher Bell.
Aberdeen support officer recognised for his work in the creation of a disaster simulator
The creation of a computer application which can simulate disaster scenarios has put a University of Aberdeen support officer in the running for a top national award.
Lecture to explore how maths can solve relationship problems
The scientific theory that links love and relationships with mathematics will be explored at an evening lecture being held as part of TechFest In September 2009.
New mathematical institute will tackle medical and global issues
A new institute which will use mathematics to advance medical breakthroughs and tackle critical global issues, will be launched by the University of Aberdeen today (Wednesday 16 September).
University lecture celebrates 150 years of Aberdeen Music Hall
More than 300 people descended on Aberdeen Music Hall for a special University of Aberdeen lecture to mark the 150th anniversary of the concert hall.
GPs not overprescribing antidepressants
A study by medical researchers from the University of Aberdeen challenges the view that GPs are overprescribing antidepressants.
Aberdeen celebrates the 150th anniversary of Advancement of Science in the Granite City
As Techfest September gets underway, the University of Aberdeen looks back at its 19th Century counterpart – staged in the Granite City 150 years ago this week.
‘One stop shop’ for students considering higher education comes to the University of Aberdeen
North-east pupils considering higher education will have an opportunity to hear from some of the UK’s most prestigious universities this week – on their own doorstep.
Leading British scientist Lord Winston visits Aberdeen
The distinguished medical scientist and doctor, Robert Winston, best known for his pioneering work and research in the field of fertility, is visiting the University of Aberdeen today (September 14).
Medical tours and music from doctors and the medic
The public will tomorrow (Saturday) get the chance to experience a different side of University of Aberdeen life from medical tours to music from medics.
New Aberdeen Sports Village hosts professional basketball team in their first game played outside th
Professional basketball team the Glasgow Rocks are to play an exhibition game against a Grampian Select side on Tuesday (September 15).
Aberdeen signs Memorandum of Understanding with leading Chinese universities
A delegation from the University of Aberdeen’s College of Physical Sciences has travelled to the Far East to meet colleagues at leading Chinese Universities to discuss opportunities for collaboration and partnership.
Research students take centre stage at Techfest in September
Research students from the University of Aberdeen will host a series of short presentations aimed at making science easier to digest as part of the 2009 TechFest In September Public Programme.
NovaBiotics encouraged by trials of its brush-on treatment for fungal nail infection
NovaBiotics Ltd - a spinout of the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health – has successfully completed phase one of trials for a brush-on treatment for fungal nail infection.
National Subsea Research Institute strengthens membership
The National Subsea Research Institute (NSRI) has announced today (Tuesday September 8) the recruitment of three new companies.
Bone research breakthrough
Aberdeen scientists have discovered a new way in which cells that destroy bone can be controlled.
Ground-breaking ceremony for new library
Construction of one of the most prestigious new buildings in Scotland – a flagship £57 million library for the University of Aberdeen – is now underway
School kids turn scientist for day
Around 250 North East school kids will get the chance to see what it is like to be a scientist for a day.
Breast cancer Prowl funds new kit and research
New equipment to study genes in breast cancers and three new breast cancer research projects are on the way for Aberdeen thanks to the efforts of thousands of North East women.
University of Aberdeen researchers benefit from 2009 Royal Society of Edinburgh awards
The University of Aberdeen is among the beneficiaries of new grants from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to support research and innovation in Scotland.
Visiting students comment on the big issues at University of Aberdeen Open Day
Students from Elgin and Bankhead Academies joined a panel of lecturers to comment on some of the biggest issues of the 21st century at the University of Aberdeen's Open Day yesterday (Tuesday September 1).
Land Reform during 10 years of the Scottish Parliament in the spotlight at new University of Aberdee
The University of Aberdeen is to host a new conference on land reform in Scotland during the 10 years of the Scottish Parliament.
Growing global reputation sees entrants from a record number of countries for 2009 University of Abe
The University of Aberdeen Music Prize is hitting the right note with aspiring composers and the competition has now earned a reputation as one of the most prestigious contemporary composition prizes across the globe.
Professor Anne Glover named as new UKCDS Chair
The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) has named Professor Anne Glover CBE, as its new Steering Board Chair.
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