Plaque installed to mark the legacy of slavery at the Powis Gateway
A plaque has been installed on Powis Gateway in Old Aberdeen as part of the recognition of the legacy of slavery in the University of Aberdeen and North-East Scotland.
Aberdeen scientists play key role in developing world's fastest industrial batch reactor
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have played a key role in the development of an industrial-scale batch reactor that could dramatically improve energy efficiency in the chemicals sector, the world's third largest industrial emitter of CO2.
Scientists awarded £1million to help women make childbirth choices
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded almost £1 million to fund research looking into how pregnant women can be supported to plan their birth.
Aberdeen achieves highest ever ranking in Guardian University Guide
The University of Aberdeen has achieved its highest ever ranking of 13th in the UK in the Guardian University Guide, and its seven-place rise from 20th last year also makes it the biggest climber in the top 20.
Innovative research will support the expansion of forests and woodlands in the UK
A study led by the University of Aberdeen is one of six major research projects to benefit from a £3 million funding pot to explore the most effective ways to expand the UK's trees, hedgerows, woodlands and forests in rural and urban settings.
National Decommissioning Centre and Nuclear Decommissioning Authority launch research partnership
The National Decommissioning Centre (NDC) and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) have signed a three-year collaborative research agreement - the first of its kind between the nuclear and oil and gas decommissioning sectors.
University innovators in running for share of £300k prize in business creation competition
University of Aberdeen student and alumni entrepreneurs are set to go head-to-head with other innovators for a share of a £300k prize in a prestigious company start-up programme.
£4m investment in 20 new research posts to solve major global challenges
The University of Aberdeen is set to invest nearly £4m to recruit 20 experts to address the key global challenges facing society.
Energy transition key focus of new international university alliance
The University of Aberdeen has joined forces with two other world-leading universities to develop innovative solutions to tackle key global issues, including the need to ensure a just energy transition while tackling climate change and securing a sustainable future.
Improvements to the school clothing grant needed to safeguard Scottish children's right to education
Young people's right to education could be put at risk by rising school uniform costs and a postcode lottery when it comes to accessing financial support, Scottish Government policymakers will be told this week.
Latest rankings place University of Aberdeen at 20-year high
The University has retained its ranking in the top 20 in the UK in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, published today, moving up one place to 19th in the UK. This is the first time that the University has been ranked this highly for more than...
Her Majesty the Queen: A farewell from Scotland
A special service celebrating the life of Her Majesty the Queen and her connection to Scotland took place this afternoon.
Research on world's largest tree group will help conservation and management of rain forests
An international study which analysed the world's largest tree group has made breakthrough findings which is expected to guide future conservation of tropical and subtropical rain forests as well as predicting how certain plants will respond to climate change.
Scientists shine light on 66 million-year-old meteorite wildfire mystery
The meteorite that wiped out Earth's dinosaurs instantly ignited forest wildfires up to thousands of kilometres from its impact zone, scientists have discovered.
Study challenges myth that eating at different times of day leads to differential energy metabolism
Eating the bulk of your daily calories at different times of the day makes no difference to your metabolism, new research has revealed.
Researchers meet Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen's Just Transition Lab presented research projects and discussed the current energy crisis with Richard Lochhead - Scottish Government Minister for Just Transition, Employment and Fair Work, during his recent visit to our Old Aberdeen campus.
Rowett 100th anniversary to be celebrated at Doors Open Day
The north east's world-leading contribution to nutrition will be celebrated when the Rowett Institute welcomes the public through its doors to mark 100 years since it officially opened.
New exhibition brings together namesakes to tell forgotten story of Arctic exploration
A new exhibition at the University of Aberdeen will bring together the work of one of Scotland's most acclaimed landscape artists and the story of an Orcadian explorer - united by both their name and passion for the Arctic.
Researchers awarded £2.9 million to improve access to injury care in the Global South
An international team of researchers have been awarded almost £3 million to improve access to injury care in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Republican-donating CEOs more likely to lay off staff when pandemic hit, research says
Chief executives of major companies who donate mostly to the United States' Republican Party were more likely to lay off staff to avoid a loss during the pandemic, new research shows.
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