HRH The Duchess of Rothesay officially 'installs' Principal

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay officially installed Professor George Boyne as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen today (Wednesday, January 16).

Man-made chemicals in our environment cause 'worrying' changes in sheep livers

Exposure to man-made chemicals found all around us has caused 'worrying' changes in sheep livers, according to the researchers behind a new study.

Death and Missed Appointments

Missing GP appointments is associated with early death, and those with long-term mental health conditions are at particular risk.

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The University of Aberdeen is a founding partner of The Conversation UK. See below our academics' articles and opinion pieces on various topics of public interest.


Working in partnership to transform decommissioning

On Friday I was proud to represent the University at the opening of the National Decommissioning Centre, a long-term £38m partnership between the University and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre. Based at the University’s former Oceanlab research facility in Newburgh, the NDC will work in partnership with companies to become...

War Poets inspire Christmas Spirit

2018 has very much so been the year of the war poets in our First World War Remembrance activity. The words of Owen, Graves and Sassoon have echoed around the country's commemoration events. As we approach Christmas, it is appropriate to consider how the festive season inspired their...

Our mission to widen access to a university education

Since I returned to Aberdeen to take up my role as Principal I have worked to play my part in strengthening links between the University and our local institutions, meeting with civic and political leaders, industry figures, and education partners as we aim to enhance our existing partnerships for the...


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