Tapping into - and swiping - the past at the Bennachie Colony
The hill of Bennachie has a folklore of giants, magical springs and the devil who built a causeway in one night, while its archaeology includes prehistoric hut circles and the hill fort at Mither Tap. But a new digital app reveals how the history of the crofters who lived at...
'Viking Age Destruction' found to have preserved key parts of Scotland's largest Pictish fort
When one of Scotland's most powerful Pictish forts was destroyed by fire in the 10th century - a time when Vikings are known to have been raiding the Moray coastline - it brought to a rapid end a way of life which had endured for centuries.
University courses break into the UK top ten in latest Guardian league table
Courses from the University's medical school, physics and anthropology have been ranked among the top 10 in the UK in the latest league tables of university performance.
Inspiring young minds at the May Festival
School pupils will be learning about our genetic code using Lego, considering whether we can really trust 'connected technology' and exploring how we can save our oceans at this year's May Festival.
University academics inducted into Royal Society of Edinburgh
Two leading academics from the University of Aberdeen were inducted into the Royal Society of Edinburgh at a ceremony that took place in the Capital this week.
Aberdeen academic receives prestigious prize at Scotland's Life Sciences awards
Dr Caroline Barelle was named the winner of the 'Rising Stars: Extraordinary Talent' category at Scotland's Life Sciences Dinner and Annual Awards last night (Wednesday), which were held at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow and attended by over 500 of Scotland's top Life Sciences industry leaders.
Playing games to address conservation conflicts
A new study, led by Professor Steve Redpath at the University of Aberdeen, explores the role that playing games can have in helping us understand and deal with conflicts that impact on biodiversity and on people's lives.
University of Aberdeen unveils new Bloomberg finance lab
Wall Street is set to come to the classroom as the University of Aberdeen Business School announces the arrival of a new Bloomberg finance lab, used by the world's leading financial decision-makers.
May Festival event explores whether robots know themselves
Is it possible for computers to become self-aware? Is 'Alexa' one day going to have the ability to manage your entire life?
Universities receive £1.1m for AI accountability project
The Universities of Aberdeen, Oxford and Cambridge have been awarded £1.1 million to develop auditing systems akin to 'black box' flight recorders for artificial intelligence (AI) systems.
Professor John Speakman becomes Fellow of the Royal Society
A University of Aberdeen professor who is the world's leading expert in animal energy expenditure has been elected to The Royal Society - one of the 50 most eminent scientists from across the UK and Commonwealth recognised with the honour in 2018.
University to host strategic foresight workshop
The University of Aberdeen will play host to more than 30 experts this week as they consider how to address threats to, and opportunities for global agriculture.
Contribution of Aberdeen historians to a new 'landmark work' recognised by Irish President
University of Aberdeen academics have played a key role in the creation of a new four volume work described as the most comprehensive and authoritative history of Ireland yet attempted.
Study reveals lifesaving benefits of new Scottish standards in hip care
Adhering to Scottish standards of care following a hip fracture improves the survival of patients.
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