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…
I hadn’t really intended on this being a series of pieces when I wrote for the first time in April 2017 about my depression diagnosis. But the more I wrote, the more I found it helped me learn to deal with it. As time went on, I found it was…
When I was a child, one of the most evocative words I heard my mother (and grandmother) use was ferfochan. It can be used to refer to a sense of world-weary exasperation for which there is rarely a remedy: A’m sair ferfochan wi ma brither. The word has rich connotations and…
Professor John Paterson, from the University of Aberdeen School of Law, asks whether the current legal position on decommissioning liabilities is clear, and looks at potential options that might benefit the oil and gas industry.
The mature phase of oil and gas operations on the UK continental shelf is proving to…
On World Alzheimer's Day, Professor Alison Murray speaks about a change in direction for Alzheimer's research and Aberdeen's role in tackling the disease.
It's an occupational hazard of mine that when I meet new people, whilst I am genuinely interested in what they are saying, a small part of my…
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