Congratulations to prize-winning History students
Congratulations to our History students who won this year's various prizes for excellent academic performance! We from the Department of History are extremely proud of your achievement. The prize winners were invited to attend a brief award ceremony during the induction event for new History students in Welcome Week. The...
Principal's Prize for Public Engagement 2018
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that two members of staff have been recognised in the Principal’s Prize for Public Engagement 2018. Professor Tom Greggs and Professor Tom Weber will share the position of runner-up in the Senior Award category. These prizes are awarded to very few individuals throughout...
2018 National Student Survey Results
We're so pleased to announce the following results from the recent 2018 National Student Survey: Theology and Religious Studies came joint top in the UK for overall student satisfaction, receiving an incredible 100% satisfaction score (find out more). Philosophy (at 93%) came first in Scotland for overall student satisfaction. History (at 92%) came...
Upcoming deadline: MacLeod Scholarship
The MacLeod Scholarship may be of some interest to our students. The first preference shall be given to applicants whose research field is Modern Gaelic and/or Ecclesiastical research, and the second preference for general Gaelic language or culture. Applicants working in any field in the religious or cultural experience of...
Upcoming deadline: James Carnegie Scholarship
The deadline for the James Carnegie Scholarship is Friday, the 13th of July 2018. The scholarship is open to applicants holding an offer of admission for any campus-based one year, full-time postgraduate degree programme starting in September 2018. To find out more, check out the website.
Congratulations to all of our Spring 2018 graduates!
On Tuesday the 19th of June undergraduate and postgraduate students from the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy officially graduated. Students, friends, family, and staff were invited to attend a pre- or post-ceremony drinks reception (depending on when their ceremony was being held) in the beautiful Divinity Library. Congratulations again to all...
Applications being accepted for the John Reid Trust Scholarship
Applications are now open for the John Reid Trust Scholarship. The Trust exists to assist distinguished Aberdeen University graduates, preferably with Honours in an Arts subject, to continue their studies at any institution outside Scotland. While the level of awards varies according to the funds available and the number of applicants, the...
Digital Media Intern (call for applications)
An exciting opportunity has arisen at the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy for a current 2nd or 3rd Undergraduate student to join our team as a Digital Media Intern. The Intern will play a key role in creating a series of short videos promoting postgraduate programmes. These videos will...
UoA historians contribute to highly prestigious four-volume 'Cambridge History of Ireland'
UoA historians Professor Michael Brown and Dr Colin Barr both contributed chapters to the highly prestigious four-volume 'Cambridge History of Ireland' which was launched this week in Dublin. Read more about this impressive book project here: https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/president-voices-fears-about-teaching-of-history-in-schools-at-book-launch-1.3479586
History student celebrates conference selection success
A history student from the University of Aberdeen has been selected to present a paper at a prestigious conference that celebrates the best of the UK’s student talent. Ruhi Singha will present her paper - ‘Why was Europe’s 20th century so much more violent than any earlier centuries?’ - at...
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