The UArctic Congress 2016 Call for Abstracts deadline extended to 17 April 2016
Arctic Domus team members from the University of Aberdeen, Robert Wishart, Dmitry Arzyutov, and David Anderson are panel convenors at the upcoming UArctic Congress in Saint Petersburg, Russia, 12-16 September 2016.
Dr Gordon Noble interviewed for BBC4 'Digging for Britain'
Television series 4:3. North details archaeological site progress at Dunnicaer and Rhynie with Dr Gordon Noble and includes other interesting finds in the north.
NERC funding for Greenland Ice Sheet research
Dr Brice Rea from the University of Aberdeen, will be part of a team lead by the University of Durham that was awarded 600,000 pounds from NERC for a four year project on "Greenland in a warmer climate: What controls the advance & retreat of the NE Greenland...
£1.5m of scholarship opportunities at the University of Aberdeen
A new round of scholarships worth up to £1.5 million has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
The Life of Lines by Professor Tim Ingold
This most recent publication advocates that to live, every being must put out a line, and in life these lines tangle with one another. This book is a study of the life of lines and follows on from an earlier ground-breaking work 'Lines: A Brief History'.
QS World University Ranking Places the Department of Anthropology in the Top 100
The QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world's top universities in a range of popular subject areas. Published annually since 2011.
Honorary Fellowships of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) Awarded
The Board of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society (RSGS) have invited Drs Tim Mighall and Lorna Philip to receive the Society's Honorary Fellowship.
Composer's work premiered in Rovaniemi in Spring 2016
Composer Geoff Palmer was commissioned to write a 25-minute long concertino work for solo cello and wind instruments.
How do children learn empathy?
A recent article in The Conversation by Justin H G Williams, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Child Psychiatry, University of Aberdeen explains.
Sami Archaeology and Postcolonial Theory - An Introduction
Congratulations to Anna-Kaisa Salmi who together with Marte Spangen and Tina Aikas published a special issue on Sami Archaeology in Arctic Anthropology.
Experimental artists to appear in Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will become a canvas for experimental art on Friday March 18.
Aberdeen among top 100 universities in Europe, according to new rankings
The University of Aberdeen has been named 85th best in Europe in a new list compiled by Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
University prepares for annual boat race showdown
Hundreds of spectators are expected to line the River Dee this Saturday as Aberdeen's two universities go head to head in the annual Aberdeen Asset Management Universities' Boat Race.
Aberdeen hosts Community Archaeology Event
'Community Archaeologies in Practice: Global Perspectives' saw university researchers and community members from Japan, Alaska and Scotland came together to share their experiences of doing community-based archaeology across four unique research projects.
Emeritus Professor W. F. H. Nicolaisen Passes Away, aged 88
With great sadness we share the news that W. F. H. Nicolaisen, Emeritus Professor at the Elphinstone Institute, passed away in the early morning of Monday, 15 February 2016.
Abstract Submissin Deadline Extended to 17 April 2016 for the Science Section of Inaugural UArctic C
Registration is now open for the first ever UArctic Congress that will take place in Saint Petersburg, Russia from 12 to 16 September, 2016.
Post-doctoral Researcher Required in Arctic Indigenous Studies
This position will be for the period from 1 May 2016 to 28 February 2019. The closing date is 1 April 2016 at 1300 hrs (local Finnish time). Applications must be addressed and delivered to the University of Lapland, PO Box 122 (Registry, Yliopistonkatu 8), FI-96101 Rovaniemi, Finland.
North to the Arctic AHRC-funded PhD - Submit By 11 April 2016
This is an exciting opportunity to pursue an original doctoral research project within the Department of Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen, whilst working closely with National Museums Scotland expertise and collections.
Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds
Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.
Specific brain areas found to be linked to depression
Damage in specific brain structures has been found to be associated with a greater risk of depressive symptoms in late life according to research from the University of Aberdeen.
New study of burgh records reveals Aberdeen's piracy past
Read about Dr Armstrong Jackson's article from the magazine history SCOTLAND Vol.16 No.2 March-April 2016 and look out for his more in-depth analysis being published later this year.
University offers opportunity to unemployed oil workers
The University of Aberdeen is offering a discount on postgraduate education to unemployed oil and gas workers.
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