Welcoming Black Impact
Last month, the University of Aberdeen welcomed representatives from Black Impact to our Old Aberdeen Campus.
Seaweed found at new depths around Antarctica
Scientists have discovered a type of seaweed at new depths for the first time around Antarctica.
New approach for drug and alcohol services proposed
People who have sought help for drugs and alcohol should be actively involved when developing new services according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
How much water do we really need?
Without water humans can only survive for a few days, however the exact amount we actually need daily is difficult to measure objectively.
Doric anthology project seeks new writing and cover artwork
A new project is seeking submissions for an anthology of Doric/North-East Scots writing, as well as cover artwork for a new project.
University backs global campaign against gender based violence
The University of Aberdeen is showing its support for a worldwide campaign tackling violence against women and girls with a packed programme of interactive pop-up events taking place on campus across November and December.
Choosing Aberdeen is 'best decision I ever made'
Having a close encounter with healthcare professionals while experiencing personal loss during the covid-19 pandemic inspired Neha Raj to complete a MSc degree in Health Data Science and gain a job with the NHS.
Aberdeen scientists among world's most cited researchers
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen have been included in an influential list of the world's most highly cited researchers.
School pupils crack the code to turning a hobby into a career
Tech-savvy youngsters from a north-east primary school have been inspired to consider a future career in STEM after being given a behind the scenes VIP tour of the University of Aberdeen's science and engineering facilities.
Aberdeen takes important step in making research 'open to all'
The University of Aberdeen was established on a foundation to be 'open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others'.
Funding boost to support north-east climate assemblies
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen's Just Transition Lab and their local partners have been awarded £386,152 by the Scottish Government for a project that will see several local climate assemblies take place in the north-east of Scotland.
Half of replanted tropical trees don't survive, study finds
On average, about half of the trees planted in tropical and sub-tropical forest restoration efforts do not survive more than five years, but there is enormous variation in outcomes, new research has found.
Law School alumna and Student Ambassador wins 2022 IBA Outstanding Young Lawyer Award
A University of Aberdeen alumna has been honoured with a prestigious international law award in recognition of her work mentoring the next generation of legal minds.
Fair trade award for Aberdeen academic shining a light on worker injustice
A University of Aberdeen academic who has made it his life's work to improve the lives of garment workers in Bangladesh has been honoured with a prestigious national fair trade award.
Book Week Scotland event explores the hidden case of Ewan Forbes
The life of an Aberdeenshire baron and doctor whose small note in a local newspaper and subsequent legal case shone an early light on the status of transgender people is the subject of a free public event at the University of Aberdeen
Transformational project wins prestigious sustainability award
A novel greenhouse gas calculator developed by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has won a renowned Green Gown award.
Boost for space law as University of Aberdeen lands specialist academic
The University of Aberdeen Law School has strengthened its long-standing reputation as a centre for space law with a prestigious new academic appointment.
World's largest companies are neglecting their human rights responsibilities, study finds
The majority of the 500 largest businesses in the world are neglecting their human rights responsibilities, new international research has found.
Celebrating the life of the craftsman professor who transformed science teaching
Thursday (November 10) marks 200 years since the death of an inspiring professor who became one of Aberdeen's most popular teachers and transformed science learning in the city.
Eclectic mix of all things musical hits the right notes for new University festival
Music lovers are invited to try their hand at steel drumming, have a go at bellringing and take the floor for a vibrant 'Strip the Willow' at the UNI-Versal Music Festival which has been officially launched.
Women STEM students gaining skills to address global challenges thanks to new scholarships
Five women from Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are studying fully funded postgraduate degrees at the University of Aberdeen with the aim of gaining the skills necessary to foster a career addressing some of the biggest problems of today in their home countries.
New survey aims to map people's connections to Scottish islands
How do islanders maintain connections to their communities when they are living elsewhere? This is one of the questions being asked by University of Aberdeen / James Hutton Institute researcher Kirsten Gow as she explores how those with island connections could play a part in the future of island...
Most-cited top scientists list includes three from Business School
Three researchers from the University of Aberdeen Business School have been ranked among the top 2% in a globally recognised science database of citations for the year 2021.
Environment experts represent Aberdeen at COP27
The University of Aberdeen will showcase its world-leading research at the upcoming United Nations Conference of the Parties, COP27.
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