Ministers drop in for University visit
The University was delighted this week to welcome three members of the UK Government during their visit to Aberdeen. Secretary of State for Education Michael Gove, David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, and Baroness Warsi, Minister for Faith and Communities, took time out during their busy schedules to meet staff...
BBC Scotland Radio Feature - Asian people and the Referendum
BBC Scotland Radio is producing a feature with a focus on Asian voters in Scotland/people of Asian descent who live in Scotland and can vote here, and are seeking volunteers to take part in the programme. It is thought that increasingly Asian voters are thought to be turning more to the...
Student Association to mark Climate Week
The Aberdeen University Students’ Association is marking the upcoming Climate Week with a programme events which are open to staff as well as students. The Climate Week programme is organised by the Sustainable Futures team at the Aberdeen University Students’ Association. Sarah Turner is leading on the programme, she said: “Climate Week...
Successful Launch of the Staff LGBT Network Group
The University launched its LGBT Staff Network Group in February with a very successful and positive meeting earlier this month. Stonewall Scotland attended the meeting and provided helpful suggestions for the future of the Group. The Group discussed holding social get-togethers (perhaps jointly with other Networks), becoming involved in University policy...
University pays tribute to long serving members of staff
The University recently held its annual award ceremony which recognises its dedicated and long serving staff. The Recognition of Service 2014 ceremony celebrated members of staff who have been with the University for over 25 years and those who have more than 40 years continuous service. At the ceremony, eight members of...
Students launch campus Food Co-op during Fairtrade Fortnight
The Aberdeen University Students' Association is launching a Fairtrade and organic food co-operative next week (Monday 24 February) during the upcoming Fairtrade Fortnight.
Panel discussion to take place at University of Aberdeen
On Monday (24 February) the European Movement in Scotland is putting on a 'Question Time' style panel discussion at the University of Aberdeen.
2014 Impact Programme: Upcoming Workshops
The Researcher Development Unit, in conjunction with the Centre for Sustainable International Development, will be hosting a series of workshops on the various means of embedding impact within your research. The first workshop, entitled: Research Design Tools: Problem Tree and Logical Framework Analysis, will be facilitated by Professor Hilary Homans on...
Principal's Update February 2014
The latest Update for staff from Professor Sir Ian Diamond.
Updating Staff Pages
The admin interface for the Staff Pages application is getting a facelift today (Thursday 13 February).
University launches Business Ideas Competition with Santander
The new partnership between the University of Aberdeen and banking giant Santander is offering current students and recent graduates the chance to develop and take a business idea to market. A total prize fund of over £10,000 is on offer to help realise the dreams of budding business entrepreneurs. The competition is...
Could you be a mentor or would you like to be mentored?
The University is pleased to be able to offer an excellent mentoring opportunity for Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues. The STUC has received funding from the Big Lottery Fund for a project which aims to support UK-national BME colleagues in their careers. The STUC’s ‘One Workplace Equal Rights’ Equality Mentoring...
Go Green week
In efforts to raise awareness about low carbon living the Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) is inviting members of the University community to ‘Go Green’ by committing to a small but high-impact lifestyle change for one week. Fifteen champions are sought to take the week-long challenge and blog about it as part...
Launch of 2014 Impact Programme
The launch of the 2014 Impact Programme will take place next week (Monday 10 February).
Researchers - Do you want to put science in the headlines?
If you do then the British Science Association Media Fellowships are for you. Experience first-hand how science is reported by spending 3-6 weeks on a summer placement with a press, broadcast or online journalist such as the Guardian, The Times or BBC. You will work with a professional journalist to produce well...
The Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards on tour
As part of the Young Scot campaign, the Sunday Mail Young Scot Awards team is doing a bus tour of Scotland, with a stop at the University next week. The bus will park up outside Elphinstone Hall at King's College on Wednesday 12 February from noon until 4pm and will give people the...
Staff Disability Network Group
Following on from the Staff Disability Network Group meeting in November 2013, the next meeting of the Network Group will be on Monday 24 February from 12.30pm-1.45pm in the Court Room, University Office. The meeting will include an update on progress since the last meeting, and discussions around disability issues. The...
Volunteer for Nutrition Studies at the Rowett
The Rowett Institute is running a variety of nutrition studies and are looking for volunteers to take part - could you help?
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