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Aberdeen HDVC Research Centre

Centre

Engineering Aberdeen HVDC centre provides platform for research activity which spreads over the areas of power systems, power electronics and control engineering. power systems, power, electronics, control, engineering, electrical, electric
Applied Dynamics Research

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

Medicine The Institute carries out internationally excellent research and teaching in order to improve health and health care 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
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health

Centre

Medicine The vision of the Centre 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 Christian Community

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre for the Study of Autism and Christian Community 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

Medicine The vision of the Centre 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

Biological Sciences The School 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

Centre

Medicine The 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 opthalmscope, SPECT, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography
Business School

School

Business The School research is given five distinct themes such as Work, Health and Wellbeing, Energy and Environment, Finance, Organisation and Governance, Theory and Method and Property Market Analysis that are carried through into the Schools' 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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Cardiovascular and Diabetes Centre

Centre

Medicine Ths mission of the 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 Studies

Centre

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The Centre for Celtic 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 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

Interdisciplinary The Centre 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
Complex Systems

Centre

Interdisciplinary The Institute covers a broad range of fundaments of the theory of dynamical systems, chaos and its impact and relevance to physics, biology, engineering and medical sciences, complex networks and relativistic quantum chaos. The ideas and methods of physics and mathematics are applied to understand biological systems. physics, mathematics, chemistry, biology, biochemistry, medical, medicine, biological, systems
Complex Systems and Mathematical Biology

Institute

Medicine The Institute 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
         
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Dentistry

Institute

Medicine The Institute 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 stomatitits, aetiology, oral, ulcer, cancer
Divinity History and Philosophy

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
         
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Early Modern Studies

Centre

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, rennaissance
Education

School

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

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

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, licensinc, decommissioning, security, supply, storage, infrastructure, renewable, CO2 capture, environment, resources, public policy, emissions
Energy Law

Centre

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
Engineering

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

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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Genome Enabled Biology and Medicine

Centre

Interdisciplinary The Centre provides a focus for genomics activity and aims to provide next generation sequencing capacity and other genome enabling technologies as a platform for applied translational, clinical, biomedical and biological research. CGBEM, health, agriculture, biomedical, epigenomics, transcriptomics, SNP discovery
Genome-Enabled Biology and Medicine (CGEBM)

Centre

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

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 Security and Governance

Centre

Social Science and Politics The Centre 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,
Global Security and Governance and Culture

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy 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 today. terrorism, counterterrorism, instability, development, politics, international relations, security, disarmament
         
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Health Data Science

Centre

Medicine The Centre 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
Healthcare Education Research and Innovation

Centre

Medicine CHERI carries out teaching and resaerch in medical education, improving medical training and education for the doctors and nurses of tomorrow. Clinical, Medical, Training, Medicine, Health, Practitioner
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine

Centre

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

Centre

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 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

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
Institute of Energy

Centre

Interdisciplinary The Institute 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
Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics (IPAM)

Institute

Medicine The Institute 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
Irish and Scottish Studies

Centre

Interdisciplinary Irish and Scottish language, literature, culture and history. gaelic, ireland, scotland, celtic, anthropology
         
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Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture

School

Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture The School 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

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
Law Centre

Centre

Law The Centre provides a single institution devoted to the study of the Civil law and the Civil tradition in modern legal systems. Classical ,Roman, modern, civil, mixed, legal, Scots
         
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Marine Biodiversity Centre

Centre

Biological Sciences The main research themes of the 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
Mechanics of Fluids, Solids and Structures

Research Group

Engineering Research in Environmental and Industrial Fluid Mechanics 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
Medical Sciences

Institute

Medicine Human health is the focus of research at The Institute of Medical Sciences, 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

Medicine The researchers at the School 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

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

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 Thought

Centre

Interdisciplinary 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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Natural and Computing Sciences

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

Centre

Interdisciplinary Aberdeen Neuroscience promotes interaction between neuroscientists in the Aberdeen area through regular meetings and sharing of resources. neuropharmacology, brain, neural, cerebral
Northern Rivers Institute

Institute

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
         
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Petroleum & Natural Gas Engineering

Research Group

Engineering The Petroleum and Natural Gas 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
Private International Law

Centre

Law The Centre 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

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy 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

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
         
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Real Estate Research

Centre

Business This Centre acts as a focus for interdisciplinary research in the area of real estate investment and property market analysis. finance, housing, land, economy, rent, building, CRER
Rowett Institute

Institute

Medicine The 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

Centre

Divinity, History and Philosophy 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

Centre

Engineering The aim of the LRF Centre 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

Divinity, History and Philosophy The Centre 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
Scottish Experimental Economics Laboratory

Laboratory

Business This experimental Laboratory is used to enhance understanding of how markets work and how individuals make decisions. theory, development, behaviour, mechanism, SEEL
SERG (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
Social Science

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

Divinity, History and Philosophy The centre 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

Centre

Interdisciplinary Systems biology is the application of mathematical modelling to help understand how biological processes function and are controlled. medicine, mathematics, physics, computing, environmental
         
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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
The Novel

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
Theoretical & Applied Mechanics

Research Group

Engineering Theoretical and 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
Trace Element Speciation Laboratory

Laboratory

Natural and Computing Sciences The 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

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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Visual Culture

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
         
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Walter Scott Research Centre

Centre

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

Centre

Medicine The mission of the Centre 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
WORD Centre for Creative Writing

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