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N E W S F R O M Q A T A R
A Special moment from 'Live in Doha' that took place on March 20th, in celebration of winning Scottish University of the year. Students enjoyed tasting Scottish cuisine alongside acoustic music and games!
Khaleel Wadi, Reem Al-Ansari, Jana Hamdach & Ahmed Abbas , second year students from the Business Management and Accountancy & Finance programmes participated in the CFA competition. The challenge was about a recommendation to buy or sell shares of Qatar National Bank based on a valuation analysis. Our students won second place and were entitled to compete in the MENA CFA competition hosted in Amman, Jordan.
N E W S F R O M A B E R D E E N
New study supported by the University of Aberdeen models the proposed reintroduction of the Eurasian lynx to Scotland!
The UK hasn't been home to this beautiful species since medieval times. Experts have used a state-of-the-art modelling tool developed at the University of Aberdeen to identify the most suitable location for lynx reintroduction to Scotland
University appoints Senior Governor Esther Roberton!
The University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce the appointment of Esther Roberton as Senior Governor to lead its governing body, the University Court.
Esther, who will serve a three-year term of office, said: “I am honoured that Court has appointed me to this role. “Like Scotland, the University of Aberdeen punches above its weight in a range of ways, not least in securing the prestigious title of Scottish University of the Year 2019".
We're delighted to be ranked 31st in the world, and 6th in the UK, for our positive impact on society in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings! The rankings also place us as 5th in the world for responsible consumption and production!
L I V I N G M O R E S U S T A I N A B L Y
From bring your own reusable coffee cups to walking to campus - Psychology student Anja Cvajnar gives us her top tips for eco-friendly changes you can make on campus to live a more conscious and sustainable lifestyle!
O P P O R T U N T I E S F O R Y O U
Are you a keen vlogger, blogger or social media guru? Have you ever dreamed of running a podcast? Are you looking to develop your professional skills? We are seeking student volunteers to create content for our exciting new student life blog platform. Interested? Please follow the link below for further details
D A T E S F O R Y O U R D I A R Y
Substance to Style Exhibition, 18 March to 22 August, The Gallery - Sir Duncan Rice Library
Explore the materials used in art crafted across East Asia and how materials like silk, ivory, bronze and porcelain have been used. The exhibition showcases some of the impressive pieces from the University's collections from China and Japan, alongside loans from the National Museums Scotland. Find out more.
The Science of MRI, 18 April 19:00 - 20:00
This free lecture from professor David Lurie will describe how MRI works and how it is used, as well as introducing the new-generation "Fast Field-Cycling" MRI scanner that is currently being developed at the University's School of Medicine. Find out more.
Cafe Scientifique - Carbon Dioxide: Doing something about it, 24 April, 19:00 - 20:45
An informal way to engage with the latest topics in science. This months session will look at how the application of science and engineering can be used to manage change in the 21st century. Admission is free! Find out more.
MacRobert classroom closure over exam period
MacRobert PC classrooms 106, 107, 113 and 117 will be closed for ad hoc use during the exam period as follows:
Room 117: closed Friday 19 April - Monday 13 May
Rooms 106, 107 and 113: closed Friday 26 April - Monday 13 May
Alternative 24 hour access will be available in the Edward Wright Building from 19 April, and in the SDR Library from 21 April.