Major depression study gathers momentum
More than 500 Aberdeen volunteers have been recruited to a major £4.7million study to understand depression more clearly than ever before.
Aberdeen academic scoops green energy award
An academic from the University of Aberdeen has won a prestigious green energy award for his work on environmental monitoring for offshore energy projects.
Art, Materiality and Representation Proposed Panel Call - Deadline 30 June 2017
Royal Anthropological Institute, the Department of Africa, Oceania and the Americas of the British Museum and the Department of Anthropology at SOAS are jointly organising a conference from 1-3 June 2018 in London.
2017 May Festival underway!
The University of Aberdeen May Festival kicks off today (Friday), with a huge variety of events set to take place over the weekend.
SCANDI Saturday - 27 May 2017
Come along and hear Norwegian novelist, Anne Oterholm, 10th-century Viking Skaldic poetry with Ian Crockatt, Sami related poetry and prose from Kenneth Steven with Swedish/Norwegian music duo Jonzon.
Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery
Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.
School pupils get arty to demonstrate the threats facing Scotland's marine environment
Youngsters from across Scotland have taken part in the 10th annual poster competition organised by the Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre at the University of Aberdeen.
Ian Crockatt Viking Poetry Book Launch - music by Jonzon Duo - SCANDI SATURDAY
Award-winning poet and poetry translator, Ian Crockatt will be launching The Song Weigher, his newly published volume of poetry translated from Old Norse at FREE event - booking essential.
Kenneth Steven: SCANDI SATURDAY on 27 May 2017, 12:30 - 13:30
Join Perthshire poet, translator and novelist Kenneth Steven for the first of the Festival's three Scandinavian-themed FREE literary events. Booking essential.
Anne Oterholm - SCANDI Saturday 27 May 2017 14:30 - 15:30
US born Norwegian novelist will take part in this FREE event this Saturday. Anne Oterholm won the Okklubben Nye Bøkers Prize for the Debut Author of the Year in 1995 with ikke noe annet enn det du vil.
North-east pupils embark on a journey of discovery with May Festival
Superworms, nature ninjas and a skeleton crew will take school pupils from across Aberdeen city and shire on a journey of discovery at the 2017 May Festival.
The Unfinishing of Things Gathering and Summer Exhibition Opens
New summer exhibition explores how our knowledge of things grows from practical and observational engagements with our surroundings. Things are never finished.....they always overflow from the ends set for them; that's how life can carry on.
Jonzon Duo performing at SCANDI Saturday 27 May 2017
Not to be missed mictrotonal Nordic ballads of brutality and social realism with a heap of poetic romance! Nathan Bissette, an English/American musician and composer, and Kristin Borgehed, Swedish dito, launched their album PurcellPartialsPietist in November 2016.
Rowett scientists using their loaf (and yoghurt) to increase vegetable consumption at May Festival
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute will be putting on a colourful display of foods that you may not expect to be quite so bright, at this week's May Festival.
Aberdeen students to exhibit work at OCEANS 2017
Students from the University of Aberdeen and RGU are among 20 students from around the world selected to present their work at a major marine technology conference taking place in the city.
Returning large Alaskan archaeological haul found 'frozen in time'
A huge collection of artefacts 'frozen in time' which offer a unique insight into the indigenous people of Alaska will be returned to the region by the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen law students ready for International Moot at The Hague
Three students from the University of Aberdeen's Law School have been gearing up to take part in an International competition at The Hague by getting some practise in at Aberdeen Sheriff Court first.
Understanding the health benefits of eating crab
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are to study the association between consumption of crab meat and health.
The Romantic Heritage of Scotch Roses
Native Rosa spinosissima variants were popular in Britain and Nordic countries from the 17th century till about 1840 but luckily Scottish and Nordic immigrants to North America carried these iconic Scots Roses with them.
Athena SWAN success....again
Aberdeen University was recognised for its commitment to gender equality with the renewal of an Athena SWAN bronze award. Five University academic units also received individual bronze awards.
Northwest Coast American, Indigenous-made objects new research
Anthropology and Archaeology student won a place on the Otsego Institute Summer Seminar "Beyond Hyridity: Modelling Intercultural Histories and Material Worlds in Native North America".
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