Triple success for University of Aberdeen in RSE funding awards
Three academics from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded funding from the RSE in the spring 2023 Research Awards Programme.
Testing pilot trial now underway for Orkney cancer gene link
Community testing is now underway in the Orkney outer isle of Westray for a gene variant that causes a higher risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer.
EU project results in new guide to promote biodiversity in agriculture
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have played a key role in the development of a new handbook that aims to increase biodiversity in agriculture, by promoting innovative approaches to contract arrangements for government-funded payments to farmers.
University of Aberdeen climbs 12 places in QS World University rankings
The University of Aberdeen has climbed 12 places to 208th in the world in this year's revamped QS World University Rankings.
Graduation for Gaelic prize-winner Eilidh Forsyth
Gaelic student Eilidh Forsyth felt immediately at home at the University of Aberdeen after visiting on an open day where 'everything looked incredible and felt like its own little village'.
New funding for energy transition scholarships
Students studying MSc programmes at the University of Aberdeen relating to the energy transition will benefit from new scholarship opportunities backed by Shell U.K. Ltd.
Centre for Energy Transition hosts Taiwanese delegation
The University's Centre for Energy Transition hosted a visit from a Ministerial delegation representing the National Science & Technology Council (NSTC) of Taiwan last week, who were in Scotland on a fact-finding mission that aims to help Taiwan reach its target of net zero emissions by 2050.
University of Aberdeen scientist features in list of outstanding Scottish talent
Dr Beatriz Goulao, Advanced Research Fellow in the Health Services Research Unit, has been named in the inaugural Saltire Society's '40 under 40' list created to celebrate and honour outstanding Scottish talent.
Science and politics among the activities for Cluny youngsters
Primary sevens from an Aberdeenshire school took part in a range of activities when they visited the University of Aberdeen recently.
£1.7million grant to support research into Scotland's earliest human life
An archaeologist at the University of Aberdeen has been awarded £1.7million to investigate the earliest period in which humans may have inhabited Scotland.
Primary pupils on campus for University experience taster
Senior pupils from Bracoden Primary School in Banff visited the University of Aberdeen on 15 June to get a flavour of life as a student.
Archaeologists discover rare evidence for early Homo sapiens in Britain
Archaeologists have discovered extremely rare evidence for early Homo sapiens in Britain, buried in a cave beneath a Welsh castle.
University lecturer branches out to save the River Dee's wildlife
A University of Aberdeen lecturer will cycle the River Dee from 'sea to source' and back again to help a local fundraising group raise enough cash to plant one million trees along the River Dee.
Aberdeen hosts international higher education conference
Higher education professionals and students from across the world will arrive in Aberdeen next week for a conference that will focus on the key role that collaboration and compassion has to play in higher education.
University climbs two places in the Complete University Guide
The University of Aberdeen has risen two places in the Complete University Guide and is ranked 35th in the UK in the 2024 edition.
Law school hosts high-profile roundtable on defending freedom of the press
High-profile speakers from across politics, journalism, academia, legal practice and civil society came together at the University of Aberdeen on June 2 to discuss the protection of free speech in the media.
Dr Viktoria Eriksson speaks at Women in Data Science Conference
Dr Viktoria Eriksson, recent University of Aberdeen PhD graduate in Sociology, has been invited to speak at the Women in Data Science Conference (One TechHub, Aberdeen) on her work with the Scottish Household Survey. Dr Eriksson has successfully developed a dashboard for the data allowing user-friendly analysis of the Scottish Household Survey....
University celebrates global league table success
The University of Aberdeen's social and economic impact has seen it ranked 70th in the world and 18th in the UK in an influential league table.
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