Strong performance from University of Aberdeen in new QS sustainability ranking
The University of Aberdeen has performed strongly in a new QS sustainability ranking achieving an overall position of 64th in the world and 17th in the UK.
A cold fish won't give you the cold shoulder
A new study from the University of Aberdeen has shown for the first time that temperature can affect social behaviour.
Business leader Ewan Venters talks rural economy at University event
The challenges facing the rural economy will be among the key themes discussed at the 2022 Watt Hepburn Lecture which takes place next month.
Employment programme for people with learning disabilities and autism wins awards
The University of Aberdeen's programme to support young people with a learning disability and autism or both into employment has been recognised with a national award.
University petro-economist honoured with prestigious international energy award
The work of a long-serving University of Aberdeen academic has been recognised with a prestigious international lifetime achievement in energy award.
Research underway to improve missing person identification
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded funding to look at how the photograph chosen by families of missing persons may impact the likelihood of them being recognised.
University of Aberdeen video game in the running for 2022 BAFTA Scotland Awards
A video game based on the work of University of Aberdeen historians has been nominated for the 2022 BAFTA Scotland Awards, the biggest celebration of Scottish film, games and television talent.
UCEA announces Professor George Boyne as new Chair
The Universities and Colleges Employers Association (UCEA) has announced that Professor George Boyne, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, is UCEA’s new Chair. Professor Boyne succeeds Professor Mark E. Smith who has held the position for the last seven years. Commenting on his new position, Professor Boyne said: “I...
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral as well as providing huge economic benefits, a new report has found.
Energy transition skills training body receives £1m funding boost
An initiative involving the University of Aberdeen which aims to provide the energy sector with the skills and talent to meet the challenges of the energy transition has been awarded £1,000,000 by the Scottish Government.
University strengthens links with local schools
The University of Aberdeen was delighted to welcome colleagues from Developing Young Workforce (DYW) to a networking sharing event in the Sir Duncan Rice Library on 28 September.
Babies have air pollution in their lungs and brains before they take their first breath
Unborn babies have air pollution particles in their developing lungs and other vital organs as early as the first trimester, new research has revealed.
Rowett's grandson visits Aberdeen for Boyd Orr lecture
John Quiller Rowett's grandson Jan Chojecki was welcomed to a special lecture as part of celebrations to mark 100 years since the establishment of the Rowett Institute.
Major international mental health research project gets underway
The urgent need to improve children and adolescents' wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa took a significant step forward on 3 October when work on a £2.9million international research project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), got underway in earnest.
John Witte Jr gets 2022 Gifford Lectures underway
A leading specialist in legal history, human rights, religious freedom, marriage and family law, and law and religion will deliver the opening 2022 Gifford Lecture at the University of Aberdeen.
International symposium welcomes Polish ambassador
The University's Centre for Polish-Lithuanian Studies welcomed the Polish ambassador to the UK as part of a two-day international symposium.
Academic retreat puts PGRs on course for success
Post-Graduate Researchers at the University of Aberdeen Law School got the chance to consider their next career steps as they took part in a no-holds-barred three-day academic retreat.
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