New medical student scheme hopes to tackle GP crisis
First Year medical students will get more experience of 'real life' healthcare situations than ever before as part of new measures by the University of Aberdeen to tackle the GP crisis.
Capturing carbon dioxide to make useful products could become big business
New study in Nature investigates potential ways to utilise carbon dioxide.
Sound of peace to fill University's library on Remembrance Sunday
Armistice Day is often associated with silence but at 3pm on Sunday the University of Aberdeen's library will be filled with sound as part of a new act of remembrance.
Helping pupils to understand the impact of WW1
A University of Aberdeen academic has contributed to new resources to help school pupils understand the impact of the First World War.
First graduation ceremony held at Qatar campus
The first cohort of students have graduated at the University of Aberdeen's Qatar campus.
Public library service at University officially launched
Significant work undertaken to create new public library service
Director's Cut Series Welcomes acclaimed Scottish Author Alan Warner
Leading Scottish contemporary author, Alan Warner, the University of Aberdeen's newly appointed Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, focus of special Guy Fawkes Night Director's Cut event.
University archaeologist among 'exceptional researchers' sharing £3million of new funding
A University of Aberdeen archaeologist has been awarded £100,000 to advance her pioneering work exploring what we can learn about our ancestors through the study of their bone chemistry.
International at our foundation and international today
Aberdeen Principal, Professor George Boyne, on the need for global co-operation
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.
Why we need a better understanding of how PTSD affects families
Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience
New education system was central to the Kurds' Rojava Revolution in northern Syria – now it's under attack
Ben Ali: the Tunisian autocrat who laid the foundations for his demise
Solar power could stop China's Belt and Road Initiative from unleashing huge carbon emissions
Nudging meat off the menu
How biscuits enriched with protein could keep the UK's ageing population strong
There is a risk that the First World War will become what the Napoleonic Wars have become; distant and largely forgotten
Neil McLennan from the School of Education reflects on the need to find new ways to commomorate the First World War - otherwise he warns there is a risk of it dropping from our collective memory. Today’s Remembrance Day holds special significance for two reasons. It is the first Armistice Day remembrance...
Is the oil and gas industry really prepared for energy transition?
The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable. On the one hand, the industry just began to recover from the 2014 downturn. Now the industry faces perhaps an even bigger challenge: the move towards a carbon-free society, also referred to as energy transition. In light...
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...