The Scottish Arbitration Survey
The Scottish Arbitration Survey is a joint initiative by the University of Aberdeen, the Law Society of Scotland, and Burness Paull, supported by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Scottish Arbitration Centre, to collect data and report upon arbitration use, attitudes and trends. It is now just over four years...
RAG Week - not just for students!
University staff are reminded that it's not only students who can take part in this year's RAG (Raising and Giving) Week.
The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service will be at Elphinstone Hall on Thursday 13 November for members of staff who would like to donate blood. Staff can either drop in between 10am – noon and 1.30pm – 4.30pm. Staff who wish to make an appointment should call 0845 30 17 2 70...
Rowett researchers involved in major science-policy workshop
On Thursday (October 30) researchers from Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, Health Psychology and Health Economics, took part in a major science-policy workshop for the Scottish Government on the topic of ‘Promoting behaviour change in food and drink: what does the evidence tell us’. Co-organised by the Rowett Institute’s Knowledge...
Staff LGBT Network Group
There will be a meeting of the University’s Staff LGBT Network Group on Tuesday 4 November, 12.30pm – 1.30pm in Committee Room 2 in the University Office. The main topic of discussion will be mentoring opportunities at the University. All LGBT staff are warmly welcome to attend. Lunch will be provided. If...
Association of University Administrators lunchtime meeting
The next AUA lunchtime session will be held on Wednesday 5 November from 12-1pm in Lower Ground Floor Seminar Room, Sir Duncan Rice Library. The session will be informal. Bring your own lunch and join us for an interesting discussion on: Managing Change and Workloads Non-AUA colleagues who may also be...
Ambitious Futures Programme - University of Aberdeen
Are you ready for a career in a world of discovery? The university sector is one of the most innovative, vibrant and exciting environments in which to build your future career. If you're looking for a graduate programme that leads to a highly successful and dynamic career in an entrepreneurial,...
Staff Disability Network Group
There will be a meeting of the Staff Disability Network Group on Monday 27 October at 12.30pm – 1.30pm in Committee Room 2, University Office. Staff who have a disability and those with an interest in disability issues are very welcome to attend. A Network Group member will be talking about...
Economics of educational and skills mismatch in the labour market under the spotlight at University
The Scottish Institute for Research in Economics, the University of Aberdeen Business School and the College of Arts and Social Sciences sponsored a two-day conference on the economics of educational and skills mismatch in the labour market at the University of Aberdeen earlier this month. Innovative theoretical and empirical contributions focused...
Halloween and Bonfire Night: What do YOU do?
Does your community celebrate Halloween and Bonfire night in a special way? The Elphinstone Institute at the University of Aberdeen are asking local people to learn how to record their traditions and then send them their footage. The Elphinstone Institute ran a workshop on how to go about recording these family...
Grampian Credit Union information
Dear Colleagues As you may be aware, in February 2013 the University entered into partnership with Grampian Credit Union, which is an independent savings and loans co-operative owned by its members. This agreement means that members of University staff can make regular savings and loan payments to the Credit Union through...
Call for Graduation stories
The University's Communications Team is keen to hear about students graduating this November with an interesting story to tell, and who would be willing to be featured in the media and on the University website. Examples of newsworthy graduation stories include: Students who have excelled / completed newsworthy research / are the...
The Conversation - September Readership Report
As many of our academics are now contributing to The Conversation regularly, we thought staff may be interested to look at September’s Readership Report. To view it click below: The_Conversation_UK_-_Monthly_Report_for_September_2014.pdf
Trade Union information
Dear colleague, We are inviting you to join a recognised trade union at the University of Aberdeen: UCU, Unite or Unison. We have members across all grades and professions, in all sections and all schools, and at all levels of the University including senior management. The University is positive about trade...
Personal publishing on the UoA Website
The University has traditionally offered staff and students the facility to publish personal web pages hosted on the UoA website. Good governance requires that we maintain awareness of material on our website, ensuring it is maintained, of good quality, and is relevant to the author’s work within the University. We must also...
Principal's Update: October 2014
The latest update for the University community from Professor Sir Ian Diamond.
Invitation to Bishop Elphinstone service of commemoration
The University will commemorate the life and legacy of Bishop Elphinstone on Saturday 25 October at King's College Chapel.
Food Drive in support of Food Banks Partnership Aberdeen
This week saw the introduction of the School of Divinity, History and Philosophy Food Drive, which been organised in support of the Food Banks Partnership Aberdeen and will run throughout October. Anyone who would like to make a donation, can bring items to CB008, 50-52 College Bounds where the drop off...
IMPORTANT: Local Telephone number dialling changes October 1st 2014
What is happening? In order to increase the number of telephone numbers available the communications industry regulator OFCOM have announced changes in the way people make local calls in the Aberdeen dialling code area. From October 1st 2014, you'll need to dial the whole phone number including the 01224 area code when...
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