Congratulations to Sandie Howie, recipient of the Donald Withrington Scholarship for 2017-2018!
Many congratulations to Sandi Howie, the successful recipient of the Donald Withrington Scholarship for 2017-2018! The Donald Withrington Scholarship in Modern Scottish History offers £6,000 per annum for the duration of the postgraduate degree course which will contribute towards the cost of tuition fees and maintenance.
Rev Dr Kenneth Jeffrey completes successful trip to Malawi
Rev Dr Kenneth Jeffrey (Centre for Ministry Studies Coordinator) has returned from Malawi, where he spent a month teaching on the new MTh in Ministry Studies programme, offered in partnership by the University of Aberdeen and Zomba Theological College. Rev Dr Jeffrey and Professor Andrew Clarke taught on the first module...
Professor Robert Frost awarded the Pro Historia Polonorum prize
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that Professor Robert Frost has been awarded a major prize in Poland for his book, the Oxford History of Poland-Lithuania, vol. 1 The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union, 1385–1569 (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2015). The award, the Pro Historia...
2017-18 History Department Prizes
Did you know that the History Department at the University of Aberdeen offers a range of prizes for students who excel in various branches of the discipline each year? Some of these prizes have a monetary award attached to them but all will be a useful addition to a student’s...
History of Art staff nominated for Excellence in Teaching Award
Congratulations to the entire History of Art department, which was nominated by students for an Excellence in Teaching Award. They were honoured at the Principal's Tea Party and received certificates reading: “All of the teaching staff from the History of Art department were nominated by their undergraduate students, in recognition of...
William Benton, MA (Hons) Philosophy and Politics wins STAR award!
William Benton came in first in the STAR (Students Taking Active Roles) Award Employability Competition! Congratulations William! William will receive his award and prize of £500 at the STAR Award Celebration Event on Wednesday 4th Octobe. You can view his winning entry here.
2017 PGT induction event
Welcome new PGT students!
New publication by Professor Jane Geddes, History of Art
We're delighted to announce the publication by Historic Environment Scotland of Professor Jane Geddes' new book, Hunting Picts: Medieval Sculpture at St Vigeans, Angus. Perched on a steep knoll, hidden by a tight fold of hills, St Vigeans church presents an intriguing site. During restoration in the 1870’s a bewildering collection...
NEW! MA Philosophy, Politics and Economics programme available in 2018-19
The School is pleased to announce the launch of a new MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The programme will begin to run in the 2018-19 academic year. For more information about the courses on offer, please visit the online Prospectus page.
New Head of School
The School of Divinity, History and Philosophy is pleased to announce that Dr Paula Sweeney has been appointed as new Head of School and is taking up her post from the 1st of August.Paula arrived at the University of Aberdeen in 2009, after completing her PhD at the University of...
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