NHS Grampian Energy Centre shortlisted for two national awards
NHS Grampian’s Energy Centre on the Foresterhill Health Campus in Aberdeen is on the shortlist for two awards in the prestigious 2014 Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards. The Centre has beaten stiff competition to reach the finals in the categories ‘Energy Efficiency’ and in ‘Value and Improvement in Estates Management’,...
Parents asked to complete 50-year-old asthma survey
Parents of children attending primary schools across Aberdeen are being reminded to fill in questionnaires that will help University of Aberdeen researchers build a picture of asthma prevalence in the city. Over 10,000 questionnaires have already gone out to the parents of all children at primary schools across the city. Some...
Energy careers outlined for students at University event
Potential careers in the energy industry for senior secondary school students were outlined as part of a one day conference organised by the Schools’ Liaison Team, in partnership with the careers charity, Inspiring Futures Foundation. Every secondary school in Scotland was invited to attend the Careers in Energy Conference which featured...
Fabric of the Land
Submissions for the 2014 Fabric of the Land art and science exhibition are now being taken. Please see the document below for more information. Fabric_of_the_Land_poster.docx
Essential maintenance works
Due to essential project and main boilerhouse maintenance works there will be a shutdown of all heating and hot water generation to the Old Aberdeen Campus on the weekend of 21 and 22 June. The water will be switched off at 1800 on Friday 20 June. Water will still be available...
University's Public Engagement team to take to the airwaves
A new science radio show developed by the University of Aberdeen will launch on a community radio station, Shmu FM, tomorrow (Tuesday).
Aberdeen academic attends global summit
An academic from the University of Aberdeen was an invited delegate at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London last weeek.
Aberdeen writers take part at festival in Poland
Professor Alan Spence and Dr Helen Lynch recently took part in an annual Festival in Poland. The annual Pomiedzy / Between Festival in Sopot, Poland, which is now in its fifth year, took place last month. Pomiedzycombines an academic conference with a literary festival and theatre performances. The event is organised...
School of Education MOOC nominated for award
A MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) pioneered by Dr Karen McArdle in the School of Education is up for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) award. KTP funding was received by Dr McArdle from the Technology Strategy Board in 2012 to run a series of CPD events for people in rural and...
Medal for MRI pioneer
One of medicine’s feted figures who headed a team which led the way with medical imaging has been honoured for his achievements. Professor John Mallard’s pioneering team of Aberdeen scientists and clinicians were first in the world to scan the body of a patient using Medical Resonance Imaging - or MRI. The...
Principal's Update: June 2014
The latest Update for staff from University Principal, Professor Sir Ian Diamond.
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