Professor honoured for keeping carol traditions alive
A University of Aberdeen Professor has been honoured by Prime Minister Theresa May for his work in preserving and rekindling local carols and songs from across the UK.
Scandinavian winters of old were less Hygge, more Nordic Noir
Hygge has replaced Nordic Noir as the UK's favourite Scandi-import but medieval sources portray a terrifying vision of Christmas, or jól (yule), putting it at the heart of icy nightmares.
Abstract Call Deadline 14 February 2017 - Conversations from the North
Conference on Scholars of many disciplines and inhabitants of many places in dialogue with one another, with animals and plants, and with the land will be held in Aberdeen from 27 to 29 August 2017.
Diary find reveals new detail about ordinary lives during Jacobite Rebellions
The diary of an 'ordinary north-east man' gifted to the University of Aberdeen has provided new insights in the Jacobite Rebellions and their devastating economic impact.
Doric and Aa That
Come along to a talk on North-East Scots (Doric) presented by Robert Lovie of the National Trust for Scotland on 31 January 2017 at 7.30pm.
Conversations from the North Conference
Will be held in association with the 11th Rectors' Forum of the University of the Arctic, and will take place in Aberdeen from 27 to 29 August 2017.
Archaeologists awarded almost £1million to investigate the 'lost kingdoms' of Northwest Europe
The nature of the societies that filled the chasm left by the demise of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD remains one of the relative unknowns of history.
Imagining the Supernatural North
New publication takes a wide-ranging look at mysterious and misunderstood aspects of northern regions from antiquity to present day. "Turning to face north, face the north, we enter our own unconscious. Always, in retrospect, the journey north has the quality of dream." - Margaret Atwood, "True North".
Student aims for peak performance at Winter Games
A University of Aberdeen student is aiming for a peak performance when he competes in the Ski Cross event at the FISU World University Winter Games.
'Intonation as Emergence, to Create "Good Vibrations"' presented in Stockholm
Kristin Borgehed's paper was recently presented at the Nordic Network for Vocal Folk Music Research Conference.
Stealth fungus that causes thrush 'hides' from immune system, experts find out how
Experts from the University of Aberdeen have discovered how the fungus which causes thrush tries to hide from our body's defences.
University to host annual London celebration for alumni and friends
Members of the University of Aberdeen family don't have to be in the north-east of Scotland to enjoy its festive season offerings.
University expert joins task-force to reduce impact of chemicals on long-term health
A University of Aberdeen Professor will investigate how exposure to chemicals can impact on health in the long-term as part of a world-wide consortium.
Scientists discover new material from Sutton Hoo ship burial
Scientists have discovered a new material to add to the collection of treasures from the Sutton Hoo ship burial - bitumen from the Middle East.
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