Pirates, Plunder and Shipwrecks from Aberdeen's Medieval Archives
Explore Aberdeen's pirate past! Join Edda Frankot and colleagues as they delve into the darker side of medieval overseas trade 12.30 to 13.30 on 30 September 2016.
UK's first oil and gas decommissioning degree launched
The UK's first Masters degree in decommissioning oil rigs and platforms has been launched by the University of Aberdeen in partnership with Robert Gordon University (RGU).
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers in southwestern Alaska - Seminar
All the small things - first talk on the Nunalleq project will be given by Dr Paul Ledger on 28 September 2016, 16:00 - 17:00.
Can monkeys have autism? The answer could help us understand what causes the condition
According to Justin H G Williams, Senior Clinical Lecturer in Child Psychiatry.
Aberdeen rises in Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide
The University of Aberdeen has gone up in the latest The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017.
Education in the North Journal Celebrates 50 Years
The Director of Research for the College of Arts and Social Sciences, Professor Michael Brown and journal co-editors Claire Molloy and Dr Rachael Shanks pictured, celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Education in the North.
Arctic marine phytobenthos of northern Baffin Island
This recent study by Professor Frithjof C. Küpper at Oceanlab and others constitutes an important seaweed biodiversity baseline dataset of northern Baffin Island, a region affected by rapid climate change.
UArctic Congress Concludes in St. Petersburg
This first UArctic Congress gathered 450 participants representing 200 institutions from the circumpolar world and beyond for a week of science sessions and key meetings of northern academics from more than 20 countries.
The Role of Law in Polar Governance
With a special focus on energy in the Arctic, Professor Tina Hunter and new recruit Daria Shapovalova will present papers at the 9th Polar Law Symposium in Akureyri, Iceland this October.
Hebridean rock provides clue to life on Mars
Analysis of rocks in the Outer Hebrides has provided a tantalising clue that Mars may contain habitats which can potentially support life.
Rapid Climate Change on Arctic Marine Ecosystems Workshop
Scientists from Canada, Norway and the United Kingdom met last month in Aberdeen to discuss climate change and resource exploitation of Arctic benthic ecosystems. The seminar was open to the public.
At the end of July John Polanski travelled to Qikiqtarjuaq, 100km inside the Arctic Circle, to recover a lander that had been deployed the previous year as part of the ArcticNet project led by Professor Ursula Witte.
The model's carver has been found!
The Narrative Objects research team in collaboration with the National Art Museum have found the model's carver. All thanks to a chance visit to Saint Petersburg.
Sealskin Sewing Channel Launched
University of Aberdeen anthropologist Nancy Wachowich and the Pond Inlet Inuit Women's Collective launch their Sealskin Sewing channel on Vimeo!
UArctic Congress and Rectors' Forum Opens in St Petersburg, Russia
Leaders of UArctic's Higher Education Institution members meet next week in Russia to participate in a common dialogue and learning experience focused on topics of special relevance in and around the circumpolar North.
Conference to showcase new marine technologies
Technologies that could play a part in the future of the UK oil and gas industry will be showcased at next year's OCEANS 2017 conference in Aberdeen.
Vital improvements needed to forecast impact of climate change on biodiversity
Improvements must be made to how we predict the impact of climate change on plants and wildlife, according to new research published today in Science.
Is it really best for the environment to remove all traces of North Sea oil and gas production?
According to a recent article in The Conversation by David Lusseau, Professor of Behavioural Biology, John Paterson, Professor, Co-Director, Centre for Energy Law and Richard Neilson, Reader in Engineering at the University of Aberdeen.
University leads biggest Doors Open Day yet!
Saturday 10 September is Doors Open Day in Aberdeen this year and a bumper number of buildings are open with more events and talks than ever before.
University remains in top 150
The University of Aberdeen has maintained its position in the top 150 universities in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings.
Silver Stories launched
Principal of The University of Aberdeen, Professor Sir Ian Diamond and Depute Leader of the Council, Marie Boulton formally launched the funding scheme in the Townhouse in Old Aberdeen at a ceremony yesterday evening.
Student sound installation helps launch Glasgow Wildfest
An Aberdeen student has created a sound and light installation linking the tranquility of a Scottish woodland with the hustle and bustle of the inner-city as part of a residency with the RSPB.
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