Centre for Ministry Studies officially launched
The University’s Centre for Ministry Studies, which was established earlier this year, had its official launch this week (Tuesday 27 May). For the launch, the centre welcomed guest speaker, NT Wright, Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at the University of St Andrews. Professor Wright led a seminar for staff...
Seeking Graduation stories
The University's Communications Team is keen to hear about students graduating this summer with an interesting story to tell, and who would be willing to be featured in the media and on the University website.
Celebrating Inspiring Women
Find out about the outstanding achievements of five women graduates and staff from the University through the years by viewing a special exhibition available now in the Fraser Noble Building foyer. The University has developed an exhibition which documents how five women graduates and colleagues have reached the very highest levels...
Participants needed for ground-breaking witness research
Academics from the University of Aberdeen and the Robert Gordon University are looking for volunteers to assist them in a project which is investigating the reliability of information collected from witnesses in the courtroom. Volunteers are asked to assist in two sessions of approximately 45 minutes. The first is an introductory...
Staff volunteers required for community project
The University and Lend Lease, the main contractor on the new Rowett Building, are joining forces in September to help give a local school's grounds a make over. Staff volunteers are required to take part in the one-day community volunteering project which will see the team apply some forward planning and...
Staff honoured at Scottish Medical Education Conference
Congratulations to two of our colleagues who were recognised at the NHS Education for Scotland Awards Professor Jennifer (Jen) Cleland, John Simpson Chair of Medical Education, and Dr Ronald MacVicar, Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer, Director of Postgraduate GP Education and NHS Highland GP, received national awards. The awards are a new initiative...
Aberdeen scientists join forces to share dementia research with the public
Scientists from the Aberdeen area will come together on 4 June to hold a free public meeting to discuss current dementia research. The meeting will involve a panel discussion with clinicians and researchers, allowing members of the public to ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. There...
IT Security Training
We have created a series of short, tailored slideshows to help raise your awareness of information security threats at the University of Aberdeen and the part you play in helping to keep our data and systems safe.
Mozambique visitors talk energy
Visitors from Mozambique were on campus this week, as a follow-up to the visit made last July by His Excellency Armando Guebuza, President of the Republic of Mozambique.
Careers Service and Shell celebrate winning partnership
Clare Brennan, Shell's Graduate Recruiter and Elmer Schaap, Shell's Graduate Recruitment Manager Europe, were on campus this week to show off the trophy recently won by Shell on the strength of the partnership with our Careers Service.
Staff and students recognised for public engagement with research
Five staff and students from across the University have been recognised for their significant efforts in engaging the public with research. The prizes were awarded at the University's May Festival.
Scotland's future: the public decides
The University is partnering the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce in a discussion event on the future of the UK and Scotland in light of September's referendum. Three ESRC-funded experts will give their views on the topic at the Craighaar Hotel,...
Call for festival proposals!
The Public Engagement with Research Unit (PERU) has partnered with two exciting festivals and is now accepting event proposals from staff. PERU has partnered with the Economic Social Research Council (ESRC) to become a regional hub for the annual Festival of Social Science (FOSS). The festival takes place in November and...
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