May Festival - Booking information for staff
The May Festival programme was launched today and booking is now open for all events. Many events are expected to fill up quickly, and we encourage colleagues to book early. All members of staff are entitled to a discount on tickets. Please quote MAYFEST14 when booking tickets to receive a concession rate on...
Information regarding King's Pavillion Swimming Pool and the Aquatics Centre
With the new Aquatics Centre opening in soon, there will be changes to the King’s Pavillion swimming pool timetable, before it eventually closes down. To find out more information about these timetabling changes, and for answers to other questions staff may have, please click here. Staff are also reminded that they can...
Phishing email scams: protect yourself and your PC
Find out how to spot the tell tale signs of phishing email - before you're caught out.
Aquatics Centre test sessions
University staff members are invited to try out the new Aquatics Centre, free of charge, during its test period. These sessions will give staff the chance to view the facility, meet the aquatics team who will be able to answer any queries, and most importantly, a chance to actually swim in the new pool. The...
Ideal time to visit Cruickshank Gardens
Anyone taking a stroll through the Cruickshank Gardens during the next week are in for a treat as the annual spring display of 4000 Dutch crocus (Crocus vernus) are now at their very best. In October 2012 the Cruickshank Garden Team, along with Garden volunteers planted the bulbs to frame a...
Award hat-trick for technologist who lets us see a microscopic world up close
What could a kidney stone, a human jawbone and a head louse egg on a human hair possibly have in common? Incredible images of all three – showing extraordinary detail invisible to the naked eye – have scooped three awards for a University of Aberdeen technologist. It is the third time Kevin...
The May Festival Programme - Book Now for Top Names!
The University this week announced the May Festivals three headline acts, for which tickets can be purchased. The May Festival, which will take place from Friday May 9 to Sunday May 11, features themes including the return of Word, food and nutrition, music, film, science, Gaelic and an aptly-named Discover strand showcasing...
University Vice Chancellor captures college enthusiasm
Professor Sir Ian Diamond was at Dundee and Angus College this week delivering a presentation on the future of global populations to a group of Social Science students. In his research career, Professor Diamond’s work has focussed on a number of areas, including population and health in both the developed and...
Award nominations recognise Commonwealth contribution
University of Aberdeen students and staff have been nominated in awards celebrating the contributions academic institutions are making to the Commonwealth games, and to sport in Scotland. The Game Changer Awards 2014 have been developed to recognise those in the education sector who are supporting this major sporting event that will...
A member of staff is getting ready to visit the Cog Wheel Trust orphanage in Uganda next month, and is hoping colleagues will help her to bring much needed items to the children. Diane Ledingham will set off to visit the orphanage on April 1 and is taking two empty suitcases with her,...
2014 Impact Programme: Upcoming Workshops
The Researcher Development Unit, in conjunction with the Centre for Sustainable International Development, is hosting a series of workshops on the various means of embedding impact within your research. The next workshop is entitled, Designing a Pathways to Impact Statement, and will take place on 12 March. This workshop will be...
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