University up six places in Times Higher Education world rankings
The University of Aberdeen has risen six places in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, increasing its score across all criteria assessed.
'Aberdeen Shining Lights' scholarships offer refugee students a chance to excel
Students with refugee status who want to further their education in north-east Scotland have the opportunity of special support, thanks to an initiative from the University of Aberdeen.
Converge Challenge success for University of Aberdeen researchers and students
The business idea of University of Aberdeen academics has finished runner-up in Scotland's premier company creation competition.
C. diff treatment forms basis of medical students' business idea
Two University of Aberdeen medical students have come up with a business idea to support clinicians treating Clostridium difficile (C. diff) on the NHS.
Deep sea explorer's book nominated for prize
A book written by a University of Aberdeen deep sea explorer, and endorsed by Holywood film director and fellow explorer James Cameron has been nominated for a major award.
Experts gather to consider contribution of new book in understanding political unions
A panel of leading historians will discuss Europe's 'forgotten union' at a special event to launch a new book by an Aberdeen academic.
University of Aberdeen brings an extravaganza of research to the city
Aberdeen will become a hive of discovery, debate and entertainment for one day only this coming Friday (September 25) for Explorathon 2015.
Confucius Week sees celebration of Chinese culture at University
A week of cultural events organised by the Confucius Institute of the University of Aberdeen got underway with an evening of music and Chinese puppetry that took place in the city on Tuesday night.
Making surgery safer - new book outlines non-technical skills for surgeons
A new book which aims to reinforce the importance of decision making, situation awareness and communication in the operating theatre has the power to potentially save lives according to its authors.
Business School takes centre stage in Berlin
Dr Ian Heywood from the University of Aberdeen's Business School took centre stage in Berlin recently as he attended a symposium which saw the launch of the very first Coneeect handbook.
Traditional Scottish songs collection to be unveiled in Aberdeen
Aberdeen's two universities have joined forces with a north-east culture group to launch a new collection of Scottish songs chosen by some of the area's most renowned traditional singers.
Filling in the gaps of dentistry through the years - from roots to veneer
The ever-popular Café Med series continues next week with a reflective account of dentistry through the years.
University improves in QS World University Rankings
The University of Aberdeen has improved its score in the latest QS World University Rankings and maintained its position as one of the top 150 higher education institutions in the world.
Designer babies, dentistry and creatures from the deep at TechFest this September
From cutting-edge research to fun children's events, the packed programme that The University of Aberdeen brings to TechFest this September has something for everyone.
Scientists discover world's longest continental volcanic hotspot track
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the Australian National University (ANU) have discovered the world's longest known continental volcanic hotspot track in eastern Australia.
Tomorrow's students learn about university life
Prospective students and their families will descend on the University of Aberdeen today and tomorrow (September 14 and 15) for an annual event providing information on all aspects of higher education.
OCEANS Conference returns to Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, and Society for Underwater Technology are proud to announce that the OCEANS Conference will return to Aberdeen in 2017.
University wins funding to tackle heart attack, stroke and vascular disease
A new generation of scientists tasked with tackling some of society's biggest killers, including vascular disease, heart attack and stroke will be trained at the University of Aberdeen following the award of a 3M Euro EU grant.
Demystify dentistry, creep through a crypt and investigate a science lab at Doors Open Day
Scotland's newest dental school, and one of Aberdeen's most atmospheric buildings will throw their doors open to the public as part of Doors Open Day this weekend (September 12).
University of Aberdeen researchers through to final stage of company creation competition
Two University of Aberdeen researchers, Dr Caroline Barelle and Dr Alasdair Mort, have progressed to the final stage in Scotland's premier company creation competition - the Converge Challenge.
Inspiring the next generation at Offshore Europe
Equipping the next generation of oil and gas professionals with the expertise and knowledge to drive the industry forward will form a key part of the University of Aberdeen's activity at this year's Offshore Europe.
University launches new oil and gas MSc programmes at Offshore Europe
The University of Aberdeen has launched three new Masters programmes that will drive innovation and safety in the oil and gas industry.
Cool Farm Tool and EXPLORATHON shortlisted in Times Higher Education Awards
An innovative greenhouse gas calculator developed by researchers at the University of Aberdeen has been shortlisted for the prestigious Research Project of the Year award in this year's Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.
University awards first Maitland and Halldis Mackie Scholarship
A scholarship left by the late Maitland Mackie to help students study towards the University of Aberdeen's MSc in Renewable Energy Engineering has been awarded for the first time.
Project offers pupils 'window' into other classrooms
Pupils from Aberdeen city, Aberdeenshire and Highland Council areas will come together to take part in a treasure 'hunt' today (Thursday September 3) - without leaving their classrooms.
Consequences of loss of ice in Arctic investigated
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen are set to investigate what consequences the rapidly shrinking sea ice cover in the Arctic is having on the marine ecosystem.
Two-speed Britain: Major study reveals impact of gap in Internet access between rural and urban area
The gap between urban and rural Internet speeds risks damaging business, adding to farming costs, driving young people away from areas in which they have grown-up, and deterring retirees from moving to some areas of the country.
Mothers' diet during pregnancy linked to childhood asthma - are airway cells important?
Ten-year-old children whose mothers' diets lacked vitamin D and E during pregnancy appear more likely to develop asthma, according to new research carried out at the University of Aberdeen.
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