University of Aberdeen scoops 7 top 20 places in StudentCrowd UK University Awards 2022
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked in the top 20 of UK universities in no fewer than 7 categories in the StudentCrowd University Awards 2022. This includes being voted the 3rd best university in the UK for course content, as well as winning notable positions in other categories such as...
Fatigue among arthritis sufferers relieved by physical activity and talking therapies
Physical activity and talking therapies can significantly improve fatigue in people with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, axial spondylitis and lupus, a new University of Aberdeen study has found.
Hebridean study to explore disease and genes link
University expertise is contributing to a new genetic study in the Hebrides which could shed light on the causes of diseases such as stroke, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.
Soil quality key to increasing crop production and resilience to climate change
New research has found that high-quality cropland soils limit losses in response to warmer climates and support higher yields.
School pupils show their business acumen in climate change challenge
Pupils from three north-east schools are celebrating after wowing the judges in a challenge that tasked them with designing and marketing an interactive climate change game.
Passion for Scott's storytelling takes Anna around the world
University of Aberdeen triple graduate Anna Fancett has returned to her alma mater to take up a position where she will be promoting the work of Walter Scott to school pupils.
University professor in walking challenge to raise awareness of suicide impact
A University of Aberdeen academic is putting his best foot forward in a walking challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats, to raise awareness of the impact of suicide on families following the death of his son.
University research inspires first Scottish commercial cold pressed hemp oil production
Cold pressed hemp oil has been commercially produced in Scotland for the first time, inspired by research taking place at the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute into the crop's nutritional, health and environmental benefits.
'Revolutionary' new Science Teaching Hub opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster
The University of Aberdeen's new £35 million Science Teaching Hub has been officially opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster Professor Chris Jackson.
New chapter for Aberdeen University Press
Aberdeen University Press (AUP) has entered a major new phase in its history by becoming an online and fully Open Access university press.
Empire, Slavery and Scotland's Museums: University curator contributes to new national guidance
A University curator has contributed to new national guidance which will shape how Scottish museums tell the story of the country's colonial past.
Energy companies team up with University to offer scholarships
Energy companies Equinor and Harbour Energy are offering scholarships to the University of Aberdeen's MSc programme in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience.
Fellowship provides new focus for Ukrainian historian fleeing the war
An academic whose work focuses on the historic ties between Poland and Ukraine is drawing on modern day connections between the two countries to settle into Aberdeen after fleeing the ongoing war in her homeland.
University team up with TotalEnergies on energy transition scholarships
The University of Aberdeen is offering scholarships in Masters programmes related to the energy transition worth a combined £49,200, funded by the energy company TotalEnergies.
University supports North East Scotland Green Freeport bid
The University of Aberdeen has thrown its support behind a major regional alliance bid to transform the region into the 'Net Zero Capital of Europe'.
University moves up one place in the UK in QS World University Rankings
The University of Aberdeen has improved its standing within the UK in the latest QS World University Rankings, moving up to 27th in the UK.
University represented at UArctic Assembly
Aberdeen academics were in Portland, Maine, last week to share their thoughts on science diplomacy and the post-carbon future as the 2022 UArctic Assembly got underway.
Professor John Underhill receives accolade for North Sea energy transition research
Professor John Underhill has been honoured with a top award in recognition of his work to assess the potential of the North Sea to support the energy transition.
Dr Alfonso Martinez-Felipe appointed to high-profile energy transition role
Dr Alfonso Martinez-Felipe from the School of Engineering is among several new additions to the board of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG).
Physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy every year
A new report launching in Parliament today and featuring a case study from the University of Aberdeen shows that physiology graduates contribute £22.6 billion to the UK economy ever year. This is equal to supporting 777,200 jobs.
Bringing Hame a celebration of north-east Scotland
A new festival which will shine a light on the story of north-east Scotland launches today (Monday June 6).
Professor Tim Ingold honoured for services to anthropology
Emeritus professor Tim Ingold, who worked at the University from 1999 until his retirement in 2018,been awarded a CBE in the Queen's birthday honours.
University research honoured at Herald Higher Education Awards
Research led by the University of Aberdeen has been honoured with a top accolade at this year's Herald Higher Education Awards 2022, held last night (Tuesday, 31 May) in Glasgow.
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