University of Aberdeen in global pledge to take climate action ahead of COP26
The University of Aberdeen is one of 1050 universities and colleges from 68 countries that have pledged to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050 at the very latest.
Extensive study presents new framework for assessing onshore wind energy generation
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have outlined a framework that can more accurately assess the potential for onshore wind energy generation anywhere in the world, after undertaking one of the most extensive studies of its type.
Aberdeen universities join global forum to tackle rural healthcare challenges
The University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University (RGU) are co-leading an international conference focused on understanding rural health challenges through education and workforce preparation.
Scorpion sting might save lives from coronavirus
The potential of scorpion venoms to combat the threat of new variants of coronavirus is being explored by scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Suez Canal, Egypt.
University supports Charter calling for urgent action to be taken regarding climate change
The University has signed a landmark document offering its support to a series of recommendations made by Scotland's Climate Assembly.
£14m programme targets new jobs and economic recovery in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire
The University of Aberdeen are one of the institutions who will deliver learning and training opportunities thanks to the £14.3 million North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund (NEERSF).
50,000 dollar project aims to preserve indigenous 'voices' in danger of being lost for future genera
An Aberdeen academic has been awarded 50,000 US dollars to digitise an endangered archive containing the voices, stories and songs of indigenous people of the North captured over six decades.
What's in a name - prospects for place-based food and drink producers in Scotland
A review of food and drink enterprises and clusters in Scotland's Highlands and Islands highlights the potential value of 'place' and opportunities for engagement with countries in the Arctic Region.
Harnessing the power of marine microbes and their bioactive molecules
Developing new, sustainable methods to protect fish, algae and sponges from diseases by harnessing the power of disease-suppressive marine microbes and the bioactive substances they produce, is the focus of a new project which brings together researchers and commercial partners from 10 European countries.
University marks COP26 with event for schools and time capsule plans
A 'Mock COP' event for school pupils in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is one of several initiatives that the University of Aberdeen is undertaking as part of its 'Road to COP26' activities to mark the global climate conference in Glasgow next month.
University project helps local pupils 'Reach' university success
An outreach programme supporting disadvantaged school pupils secure university places has this year achieved record results.
New Masters programme to focus on future energy transition technologies
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new Masters programme that will focus on technologies that are set to play a key role in the energy transition.
Call for citizen scientists to 'brush-up' dentists' knowledge
Health researchers are inviting members of the public to share their experiences of visiting the dentist in a bid to help improve oral and dental healthcare.
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