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Africa-Asia Centre for Sustainability (AACS) Centre Business The Africa-Asia Centre for Sustainability is established on a commitment to undertaking inter- and trans-disciplinary research in which expertise across disciplines will be integrated in order to forge new understanding and new ways of addressing critical sustainability and global grand challenges within the context of the African and Asian regions. The overriding aim of the centre is to help address grand sustainability challenges across the global south. sustainability, Africa, Asia, sustainable development, global challenge, business development
Applied Dynamics Research, Centre for

Centre

Engineering The Centre for Applied Dynamic Research is a multi-disciplinary research group with a strong focus on application theory of dynamical systems to science and engineering. engineering, mathematics, physics, medicine, medical, biology, chemistry
Applied Health Sciences, Institute of

Institute

Medicine The Institute of Applied Helath Sciences carries out internationally excellent research and teaching in order to improve health and healthcare delivery with over 100 university academic staff who conduct population and clinically-orientated health research co-located on the Foresterhill health campus with clinical services of NHS Grampian. symptoms, diagnosis, clinical, evaluation, healthcare, modelling, clinical trials, musculoskeletal, reproductive, respiratory, disease, urology, eye, renal, cancer, non-clinical
Applied Mechanics Research Group Research Group Engineering The Applied Mechanics Research Group is focused on modelling and analysis of engineering systems exhibiting non-linear responses, practical applications of dynamics, control and condition monitoring and impact and explosion mechanics. drilling, applied dynamics, dynamics, engineering, oil, gas, petroleum, well, drilling
Aquaculture Research and Development, International Centre for Centre Medical Sciences To satisfy the demand for healthy and nutritious aquaculture products, the International Centre for Aquaculture Research and Development (ICARD), based at the University of Aberdeen, aims to play a key role in helping national and global aquaculture farmers and industries achieving their goals in increasing aquaculture production and its consumption in an environmentally sustainable way.  
Art and Visual Culture, George Washington Wilson Centre for Centre Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture  The George Washington Wilson Centre for Visual Culture brings together researchers from across the University with an interest in visual culture broadly defined, including film, photography, art history, anthropology, music and sonification and museum studies.     film, photography, anthropology, music, culture, art
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health, Aberdeen Centre for

Centre

Medicine The vision of the Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health
is to facilitate innovative interdisciplinary clinical, research and training activities at the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian in order to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.
rheumatology, pain, trauma, orthopaedy, bone, regeneration, stem cells, stromal cells, pathogenesis, fibromyalgia, spondyloarthritis, rheumatic fatigue, magnetic resonance imaging, MRI, FFC-MRI, Fast Field-Cycling MRI
Autism and Theology, Centre for Centre Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Autism and Theology hosts interdisciplinary research into the blessings and challenges associated with the presence of persons with autism in the Christian church. divinity, religion
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Bacteria in Health and Disease, Centre for

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Medicine The vision of the Centre for Bacteria in Health and Disease
is to improve our understanding of bacterial infections, elucidate the role and the importance of bacteria in our health and promote the development of innovative therapies. The goal of the centre is to identify innovative ways to fight antimicrobical resistance using a variety of approaches to prevent antibiotic resistance and develop alternative therapies to treat infections.
therapeutic, antibiotics, inflammation, gut, microbiome, anti-microbial resistance, AMR
Biological Sciences, School of

School

Biological Sciences The School of Biological Sciences teaches hundreds of students and supports pioneering research in collaboration with institutions from South America to the Far East. ecology, evolution, environment, ecophysiology, biology
Biomedical Imaging Centre, Aberdeen

Centre

Medicine Aberdeen Biomedical Imaging Centre is committed to undertaking high quality hypothesis driven research in imaging. Research scientists and clinical academics develop new techniques and evaluate developing technologies in order to better understand disease and improve diagnostic imaging technologies. ABIC, biomarkers, MRI, PET CT, SLO, scanning laser ophthalmoscope, SPECT, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
The Bounds Counselling Research Centre Centre Education The Bounds is a research centre and counselling service for the Person-Centred Counselling Programme at the University of Aberdeen. The centre provides the local community with a freely available counselling service whilst conducting high quality research to inform practice, policy, theory and education.  
Business School

School

Business Business School research is given distinct themes such as Work, Health and Wellbeing, Energy and Environment, Finance, Organisation and Governance, Theory and Method and Property Market Analysis. These are carried through into the School's centres, projects and programmes of study. accountancy, economics, finance, real estate, labour, public policy, markets, management, asset, risk, pricing, sustainability, development, housing
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Cancer Centre, Aberdeen Centre Medicine The University of Aberdeen has established a multidisciplinary cancer research programme. At Aberdeen Cancer Centre, key people from across the University and NHS Grampian are involved in all aspects of cancer research, including cell and molecular biology, pathology, surgery, oncology, primary care, health psychology, health data science and public health work collaboratively, delivering patient-centered research to advance understanding, treatment, prevention and care of all cancers. cancer, cancer research, oncology, health data science, cancer prevention, cancer care
Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre, Aberdeen

Centre

Medicine Ths mission of the Aberdeen Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre is to enhance cardiovascular and diabetic patient care through research and education. The research objectives of the Centre are based around the following five impact streams: Reduce risk; Develop new treatments; Improve diagnosis; Better communication; Education. nutrition, physical activity, diagnosis, treatment, lifestyle, prevention
Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies, Centre for Centre Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The Centre for Celtic and Anglo-Saxon Studies, based in the School of Language and Literature at the University of Aberdeen, brings together scholars and postgraduates whose interests lie in the literatures, languages, history and culture of Celtic-speaking lands. Gaelic, Scottish, Irish
Chemical and Materials Engineering Research Group Engineering In Chemical and Materials Engineering we work on applications such as carbon capture, energy storage, biofuels, and pharmaceutical manufacturing. chemistry, material, pharmaceutical, oil, gas, petrochemical, dynamics, molecular
Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law, Centre for Centre Interdisciplinary The Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society, and Rule of Law (CISRUL) studies the life in the world of political concepts and it examines how political principles function within and beyond the contemporary West. Concepts such as citizenship, civil society, and the rule of law are used as often by policy makers as by scholars. Core to the Centre's mission is informing academic and public debate on how they are used, and to what effect. CISRUL, democracy, human rights, pluralism, history, politics, sociology, divinity, education, early modern studies, ArabTrans, global, security, governance
Commercial Law, Centre for Centre Law The Centre for Commercial Law promotes multidisciplinary, sustainable and inclusive research and scholarship across the areas of corporate and commercial law, international trade law, intellectual property and technology law, and dispute resolution. Corporate,  Commercial, International Trade, Intellectual Property, Technology, Dispute Resolution
Complex Systems and Mathematical Biology, Insitute for Institute Medicine The Institute for Complex Systems and Mathematical Biology (ICSMB) has as its unifying intellectual theme the study of complex dynamics and its applications. The Institute devotes special effort to facilitate cross-disciplinary contact and interaction in order to speed and facilitate progress between abstract concepts and the scientific disciplines (engineering, medical and social fields). ICSMB, dynamical systems, physics, engineering, medical sciences, complex networks, relativistic quantum chaos, molecular biology, networks
Conflict, Transition, and Peace Research, Institute for Institute Interdisciplinary The Institute for Conflict, Transition, and Peace Research (ICTPR) at the University of Aberdeen brings together a diverse and interdisciplinary group of scholars and students to develop in-depth theoretical understandings of the concepts and practices of transitions in terms of conflict and peace.   
Constitutional and Public International Law, Centre for Centre Law The Centre for Constitutional and Public Law (CCCPIL) brings constitutional and public international lawyers and legal theorists together; the central aim of the Centre being to promote research and scholarship in the aforementioned legal disciplines in all their aspects –normative, theoretical and practical. The Centre aspires to promote quality research and scholarship on UK, regional and global issues of good governance and the rule of law. Law, Legal, Jurisprudence, Scots, English, European, international
Creative Writing, WORD Centre for Centre Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The WORD Centre for Creative Writing exists to facilitate and promote creative projects in fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and collaborative mixed-media in all the languages of North-East Scotland (from Doric and English to Gaelic and Polish). Fiction, Poetry, Media, Literature, Novel, Language, English, Doric
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Dentistry, Institute of

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Medicine The Institute of Dentistry is carrying out research projects aimed at further understanding of the etiopathogenesis of oral diseases and to develop innovative preventive and therapeutic strategies. health, morbidity, caries, periodontal, tooth, teeth, aphtous stomatitis, aetiology, oral, ulcer, cancer
Divinity History and Philosophy, School of

School

Divinity, History and Philosophy The school maintains a tradition of teaching and learning which dates back to the university's foundation over 500 years ago. religion, historiography, thinking, humanities
Doctoral Training in the Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials, Leverhulme Centre for Centre Engineering The Leverhulme Centre for Doctoral Training in the Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials aims to train a new generation of researchers, equipped with the skills and knowledge to deliver the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste and renewable resources and to evaluate the environmental and economic impacts of developing such new technologies.  
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Early Modern Studies, Centre for

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Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Early Modern Studies brings together the University of Aberdeen's early modern scholars, both established and emergent, and fosters collaborative research. history, divinity, Renaissance
Education School of

School

Education Visit the School of Education website. teaching, mindfulness, counselling
Electrical & Electronic Engineering Research Group

Research Group

Engineering The Electrical and Electronic Engineering Research Group seeks to advance fundamental knowledge and promote applications across the whole spectrum of activities in topics relating to electrical and electronics. internet. laser, electronics, power, satellite, communications
Elphinstone Institute

Institute

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Established in 1995 in celebration of the quincentenary of the university's founding, the Institute researches and promotes the culture of the North and North-East of Scotland in context. folk, folklore, music, poetry, culture, north-east, northeast, north east, doric, Scottish, Gaelic, ethnology, ethnomusicology, ethnography
Energy Economics and Finance, Aberdeen Centre for Research in

Centre

Business The Centre aims to provide a focus for the identification and implementation of high quality research in the areas of energy economics and finance in the UK and worldwide. ACREEF, policy, petroleum, oil, exploration, development, taxation, licensing, decommissioning, security, supply, storage, infrastructure, renewable, CO2 capture, environment, resources, public policy, emissions
Energy Law, Aberdeen University Centre for 

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Law Based in Europe’s Energy Capital, the Aberdeen University Centre for Energy Law (AUCEL) comprises one of the largest and most able teams of energy faculty in any European law school. law, oil, gas, energy, North Sea, renewable, petroleum
Energy Transition, Centre for Centre Interdisciplinary The Centre is the central point of contact at the University for accessing all energy related teaching, research and training and is a distinctive solution that will help address current and future energy challenges. oil, gas, innovation, industry, technology, policy, natural, environmental, technical, economics, law, social
Engineering, School of

School

Engineering The University of Aberdeen's School of Engineering provides a modern and attractive environment for teaching and research. chemical, material, electrical, electronic, mechanical, mechanics, petroleum, oil, gas, fluid, dynamics
European Labour Market Research, Centre for

Centre

Business The Centre has established a reputation for high quality and policy relevant research in labour market economics since its' inception in January 2000. education, skills, mobility, immigration, wage, pay, unemployment, employment, discrimination, health, union, private sector, public sector, CELMR
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Fluid Mechanics Research Group

Research Group

Engineering The Fluid Mechanics Research Group primarily focuses on hydrodynamics of free-surface flows; mechanics of fluid-sediment interactions and transport; and thermophysical properties of fluids and metrology. liquid, dynamics, pressure, oil, gas
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Gaelic Translation (Ionad Eòghainn MhicLachlainn), National Centre for Centre  Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The National Centre for Gaelic Translation (Ionad Eòghainn MhicLachlainn) has as its purpose the promotion and enhancement of translation out of and (most especially) into Gaelic. The main activities focus on publishing support, translator training, and consolidation of expertise relating to translation. Although there is cross-over relevance with the translation of functional materials, the Centre concentrates primarily on supporting the translation of fiction.    
Genome-Enabled Biology and Medicine, Centre for

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Biological Sciences The Centre for Genome-Enabled Biology and Medicine (CGEBM) aims to accelerate discovery in genome-enabled research across the University of Aberdeen. bioinformatics, biocomputing, genetics, DNA, RNA
Geosciences, School of

School

Geosciences The School of Geosciences is a home for teaching and research in Archaeology, Palaeoecology, Earth Science and Human Geography. geography, archaeology, earth science, palaeoecology, ecology, environment, geology
Global Development, Centre for Centre Interdisciplinary The Centre for Global Development (CGD) is a centre of excellence committed to inter-sectoral and interdisciplinary working for equity, social justice and sustainable futures. The centre is a space at the University for staff, students, practitioners and the public to develop collaborative teaching and research. social justice, sustainability, education, teaching, research
Global Security and Governance, Centre for

Centre

Social Science and Politics The Centre for Global Security and Governance brings together academic experts, policy makers, and students to define, analyse, and propose remedies to the most pressing security and governance challenges the world faces in the 21st century. radicalisation, conflict, security, democracy, stability, development, sustainability, geopolitics, energy, oil, terrorism, transition, economy, growth, infrastructure,
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HVDC Research Centre, Aberdeen Centre Engineering Aberdeen HVDC Research Centre provides a platform for research activity spread over the areas of power systems, power electronics and control engineering. power systems, power, electronics, control, engineering, electrical, electric
Health Data Science, Centre for

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Medicine The Centre for Health Data Science brings together the University’s existing centres of excellence for health research, with their internationally unique data streams, and locally based state of the art data science methodologies. Health Informatics, Biomedical Imaging, Genome Enabled Biology, Computing
Health Economics Research Unit Research Unit Medicine HERU are a leading health economics research centre, with a reputation for delivering applied and methodological work of the highest quality. We work collaboratively across the Institute of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Aberdeen on our shared research objectives of evaluating healthcare interventions, improving research practice, and designing better healthcare.  
Health Services Research Unit Research Unit Medicine Health Services Research Unit (HSRU) has established an internationally recognised portfolio of health services research focusing on two main programmes; Health Care Assesment and Improving Experiences of Care.  
Healthcare Education Research and Innovation, Centre for

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Medicine The Centre for Healthcare Education Research and Innovation (CHERI) carries out teaching and research in medical education, improving medical training and education for the doctors and nurses of tomorrow. Clinical, Medical, Training, Medicine, Health, Practitioner
Healthcare Randomised Trials, Centre for Centre Medicine The Centre for Healthcare Randomised Trials (CHaRT) is a UK Clinical Research Collaboration registered clinical trials unit. CHaRT's goal is to collaborate in high quality Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs), providing access to the core competencies of experienced trialists, trial management, data processing and management, statistics, and health economics.  clinical trial, trial management, data processing and management, statistics, and health economics
Himalayan Research, Scottish Centre for Centre Social Science The Scottish Centre for Himalayan Research unites staff from across Scotland in a collaborative and interdisciplinary area studies centre at the University of Aberdeen. Our centre includes research staff, research fellows, PhD students and visiting scholars from across the Himalayas. PhD research is possible in a wide range of fields from anthropology to zoology. Researchers draw on expertise and resources from all the Scottish universities.  
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine, Centre for

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Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine is the focus for research, teaching and engagement in the history, philosophy and ethics, literature and museology of science, technology and medicine. literature, scientific, exploration
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IMS Facilities Centre

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Interdisciplinary The IMS Facilities Centre represents the core research facilities of the Institute of Medical Sciences. facilities, research, medical, medicine, biomedical, apparatus, equipment
Industrial Psychology Research Centre

Centre

Psychology The Industrial Psychology Research Centre specialises in the application of psychology principles and methods to examine safety and human performance in industry, with a strong focus on human factors. offshore oil industry, civil aviation, nuclear power generation, healthcare, emergency services, conventional power generation, transportation, accident, IPRC
Innovative Building Materials and Technologies, Centre for

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Engineering The Centre for Innovative Building Materials and Technologies has as its primary focus the reduction of conventional energy use and carbon emissions in buildings carbon, climate change, construction, efficiency, concrete
Irish and Scottish Studies, Research Institute of Centre

Interdisciplinary

The Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies focuses on Irish and Scottish language, literature, culture and history. Gaelic, Ireland, Scotland, Celtic, anthropology
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Knowledge and Society, Centre for

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Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Knowledge and Society (CEKAS) aims to address problems of this type by applying philosophical tools and notions drawn from all the sub-disciplines of theoretical and practical philosophy in collaboration with specialists from other disciplines. CEKAS, philosophy, divinity, collaboration
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Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture, School of

School

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The School of Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture is one of six in the Arts and Social Sciences. It brings together a broad range of arts and humanities disciplines, including Celtic and Anglo-Saxon studies, English Studies, Modern Languages, Language and Linguistics, and Film and Visual Culture. French, German, Spanish, Celtic, Gaelic, Germanic, Hispanic, Latin American, Francophone, Ethnology, Folklore
Law, School of

School

Law The School of Law brings together research and teaching in Law at the University of Aberdeen. Law, Legal, Jurisprudence, Scots, English, European, Copyright, Criminal, Property, Real Estate
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Marine Biodiversity Centre

Centre

Biological Sciences The main research themes of the Marine Biodiversity Centre are the functions and applications of natural products, particularly those from marine organisms. This encompasses two broad areas, the use of bioactive marine natural products as potential pharmaceuticals and tools for biomedical research and the interactions of these metabolites with transition metals. biomedicine, chemical, biodiscovery, compound, supplement, personal car, nutrition, biomedical, cosmeceuticals, nutraceuticals, biology, chemistry, chromatography, spectroscopy, organic, pharmaceuticals
Medical Sciences, Institute of

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Medicine Human health is the focus of research at the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), beginning with analysis of the essential structure of the cell and the molecules that make it up. Current research areas include: arthritis and musculoskeletal medicine; cell developmental and cancer biology; immunity, infection and inflammation; metabolic and cardiovascular health; microbiology and translational neuroscience. genes, biomedical, human, body, molecular, physiology, IMS
Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition, School of

School

Medicine The researchers at the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition conduct a wide range of fundamental and applied research in the fields of biological sciences, clinical medicine, public health, health services and primary care. This research has impact on many aspects of the modern life and translates their expertise into many spheres to advance science, inform policy, shape industry and help individuals. policy, clinical, population, health services, biomedical, imaging, data, science
Micro- and Nanomechanics, Centre for

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Engineering The Centre for Micro- and Nanomechanics aims to bring together researchers interested in various aspects of micro- and nanomechanics, including solid mechanics , mechanical engineering, and material sciences. CEMINACS, composite, nanomaterials, structural, nanofabrication, nanotechnology, engineering
Ministry Studies, Centre for

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Ministry Studies at Aberdeen University (CMS) endeavours to be a centre of excellence that seeks to facilitate world class education and training for people involved in Christian ministry. parish, chaplaincy, mission, spiritual formation, peacemaking
Modern Languages Research, Centre for Centre     Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The Centre for Modern Languages Research at the University of Aberdeen (CMLR) promotes and disseminates research carried out in Modern Languages (including Francophone Studies, German Studies and Spanish and Latin American Studies). Francophone Studies, German Studies, Spanish Studies, Latin American Studies
Modern Thought, Centre for

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Interdisciplinary The Centre for Modern Thought is a forum for rethinking the key intellectual movements of modernity in the context of the most urgent questions of our time. literary thought, literature, philosophy, politics, culture
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National Decommissioning Centre Centre Interdisciplinary The National Decommissioning Centre is a partnership between the Net Zero Technology Centre and the University of Aberdeen. Our ambition is to be the global leader in research and development that transforms decommissioning and mature field management. oil, gas, research and development, decommissioning, mature field management, offshore, engineering, project management, business, law, health and safety, environment, energy, power, technology
Natural and Computing Sciences, School of

School

Natural and Computing Sciences The School of Natural and Computing Sciences brings together Biology, Chemistry, Computing and Physics teaching and research at the University of Aberdeen. chemistry, physics, mathematics, biomolecular, materials, intelligent systems, geometry, algebra, topology, computing, network, computer
Neuroscience, Aberdeen

Centre

Interdisciplinary Aberdeen Neuroscience promotes interaction between neuroscientists in the Aberdeen area through regular meetings and sharing of resources. neuropharmacology, brain, neural, cerebral
The North Theme Centre Interdisciplinary Northern research that uniquely affords a truly circumpolar perspective in fields such as: Geosciences, Environmental Biology, Archaeology, Anthropology, Scandinavian studies arctic, polar
Northern Rivers Institute

Centre

Geosciences The Northern Rivers Institute is a centre of research excellence in environmental hydrology which delivers internationally leading catchment science to help underpin sustainable water management. geology, ecology, geography, geomorphology
The Novel, Centre for Centre Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Bringing together staff from English, Modern Languages and Creative Writing, the Centre for the Novel organises events at which readers can hear writers discuss their own work, it showcases new scholarship in the field, and develops new research projects. fiction, literature, literary criticism
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Petroleum Engineering Research Group

Research Group

Engineering The Petroleum Engineering Research Group focuses on scientific advances underpinned by fundamental and applied solutions to the challenges of oil and gas industry. petrochemical, oil, gas, offshore, drilling, infill, artificial-lift, reservoir, well, geomechanics, fluid flow, recovery, KTP
Polish-Lithuanian Studies, Centre for Centre Divinity, History and Philosophy Inspired by the legacy of Jerzy Giedroyć, to whose memory it is dedicated, and who sought to reconcile the nations once part of the Polish-Lithuanian union, The Centre for Polish-Lithuanian Studies aims to restore consideration of Poland-Lithuania and its legacy to the mainstream of European history and culture.  Poland-Lithuania, Eastern Europe, history, language, culture, art
Private International Law, Centre for

Centre

Law The Centre for Private International Law seeks to promote the development of private international law, and to provide platforms for the discussion of current issues in the subject, as well as advance the study of private international law through top quality research and publication and carry out major research projects in the field. foreign, civil, family, commercial, jurisdiction, globalisation, legal, reform
Protestant Theology, Aberdeen Centre for

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy Aberdeen Centre for Protestant Theology (ACPT) is tasked with investigating the viability, integrity and fruitfulness of distinctively Protestant orientations, emphases, and trajectories in Christian dogmatics as part of a vibrant research programme in the wider field of theological sciences. scripture, reformation, dogmatics, ecclesial, biblical study
Psychology, School of

School

Psychology The research at this School is broadly organised around the following 3 research themes: Cognition, Perception and Attention, Social Cognition. In addition, the Applied Psychology and Human Factors Group investigates the application of psychology in the fields of human factors, clinical psychology and pedagogical research. memory, attention, language, emotion, aging, perception, connection, neural, cognitive, social life
Pure and Applied Mathematics, Institute of Institute Natural and Computing Sciences The Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM) is one of the leading mathematical research establishments in the UK and brings together two of the leading research groups with the primary aim of coordinating research in mathematics across the University. Representation Theory, Topology, Theory of Dynamical Systems, Mathematical Modelling, Complex Systems, Mathematical Biology, IPAM
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Rural Health, Centre for Centre Medicine The Centre for Rural Health at the University of Aberdeen has three main research themes (Development and Evaluation of Complex Interventions, Use of Technology, Child Health and Development). We aim to achieve an international reputation for academic rigour in these fields through substantial grant funding, postgraduate studentships and excellent publications.  
Real Estate Research, Centre for Centre Business The Centre for Real Estate Research (CRER) acts as a focus for interdisciplinary research in the area of real estate investment and property market analysis. Since inception in 1995, CRER has matured into an established and internationally recognised research grouping. finance, housing, land, economy, rent, building, CRER
Rowett Institute

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Medicine The Rowett Institute plays a major role in the UK research capability in nutrition and human health. The Institute has made a significant impact on animal health and human nutrition. Much of the current research aims to address issues such as food inequality, food security and obesity, as well as the sustainable development of Scotland's food industry. malnutrition, agriculture, diet, wellbeing, gut, metabolic, obesity, life-course, population
Russian and East European History, Aberdeen Centre for  Centre Divinity, History and Philosophy Aberdeen Centre for Russian and East European History (ACREEH) was created in 2007 to bring together research interests in the history and culture of Russia, North Eastern and East Central Europe.     soviet studies, Russia, Poland-Lithuania, Eastern Europe, history, language, culture, art
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Safety and Reliability Engineering, LRF Centre for

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Engineering The aim of the LRF Centre for Safety and Relibaility Engineering is “to establish and maintain a centre of excellence in the study of practical and theoretical problems related to the safety and reliability of engineering systems”. KTP, OSHA, health, safety, security, accident
Scandinavian Studies, Centre for

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Scandinavian Studies specialises in the literature, history, language and culture of Viking Age and Medieval Scandinavia (including Iceland and other parts of the ‘viking world’). Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Viking, norse, language, literature, culture
Scots Law, Centre for Centre Law The Centre for Scots Law was established by legal academics based at Aberdeen University in November 2018. The purpose of the Centre is to support the study of Scots law, past, present and future, both as an academic discipline and also as a practical, functioning reality. Classical, Roman, modern, civil, mixed, legal, Scots
Scottish Experimental Economics Laboratory

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Business This experimental laboratory is used to enhance understanding of how markets work and how individuals make decisions. theory, development, behaviour, mechanism, SEEL
Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre Centre Biological Sciences The Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre was opened in June 2003 and aims to strengthen collaborative research in fish health in Scotland. It brings together expertise from the University of Aberdeen, University of Stirling and Marine Scotland Science, to address fundamental and applied issues relating to fish health.  
Sound Emporium Research Group

Research Group

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The University of Aberdeen offers excellent electroacoustic music and sonic arts programmes that will help students explore, design, and realise original and creative sound projects. music, sound, audio, sonic, aural, acoustic, sound design, SERG
Social Science, School of

School

Social Science and Politics The School covers research in the fields of Sociology, Politics and International Relations and Anthropology. Global Conflict, Peace Studies, Religion, Secularisation, Political Economy, Identities, Well-Being, Political Organisation, Participation, security, comparative Politics, International Relations Theory, Anthropology of the North, Environment, perception, Creativity, Knowledge, Museums, Histories of Science, Anthropology, Art and Craft
Spirituality, Health and Disability, Centre for

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for Spirituality, Health and Disability focuses on the relationship between spirituality, health and healing and the significance of the spiritual dimension for contemporary healthcare practices and the theology of disability. healing, healthcare, pastoral care
Systems Biology Integrative Centre

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Interdisciplinary The Systems Biology Integrative Centre looks at the application of mathematical modelling to help understand how biological processes function and are controlled. medicine, mathematics, physics, computing, environmental
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Textual Criticism and Comparative Literary History, Sir Herbert Grierson Centre for Centre Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The Sir Herbert Grierson Centre for Textual Criticism and Comparative Literary History seeks to bringing together researchers and postgraduate students across the School of Language and Literature with an interest in one or more of the following areas: Literary study: poetics, literary history and comparative approaches to literature; The relations between literature and intellectual history; the historical circulation of knowledge and cultural tradition; canonicity; Textual editing and criticism; manuscript studies; critical archive studies; the history of the book; material texts; Translation; the migrations of cultural production; The intersection of the textual and the visual; Biography, lifewriting and correspondence.    
Trace Element Speciation Laboratory

Laboratory

Natural and Computing Sciences The Trace Element Speciation Laboratory is interested in environmental and biological processes in which metals and metalloids and increasingly non-metals are transformed. TESLA, arsenic, mercury, seleniym, process, industry, elements, speciation, bioimaging, spectrometry, ablation, analysis, fractionation
Transport Research, Centre for

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Geosciences The Centre for Transport Research (CTR) is a research centre of the School of Engineering and the Department of Geography and Environment within the School of Geosciences and acts as the focus for transport research at the University of Aberdeen. transit, transport, planning, government, politics, engineering
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Walter Scott Research Centre

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Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The Walter Scott Research Centre exists to conduct and to promote research into Scott and his works, the intellectual world in which he grew up and on which he drew, the contexts in which he worked, and the ways in which his work was used. waverley, Edinburgh, Literature
Women's Health Research, Aberdeen Centre for

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Medicine The mission of the Aberdeen Centre for Women's Health Research is to achieve excellence in women's health research, enhancing the University's position as a global leader in women's health research. obstetrics, gynaecology, population, birth, clinical, disease, fetal, nutrition, cancer, menstrual, fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, healthcare