Honours for royal composer and leading urological surgeon scientist
A University of Aberdeen composer and a leading urology clinical academic have both been recognised in the New Year's Honours.
How innovation can help accelerate the shift to renewable energy and keep nature in mind
Important new research, published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science, outlines how we better understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind farms on marine ecosystems. This includes using fish migration patterns to estimate the future location of seabirds and mammals - and avoid potential risks of conflict with...
University to partner on study into the impact of arts organisations in communities of colour
A University of Aberdeen academic is among those awarded a share of a research grant for studies on the wellbeing of arts organisations founded by, with and for communities of colour.
Family testimony reveals new insights into how Hitler became radicalised
The testimony of a family that took in Hitler as he sought lodgings on his arrival in Munich on the eve of the First World War has shed new light on his radicalisation.
Prof. Gearoid Millar publishes new chapter 'The Long-Term Legacies of Transitional Justice'
Professor Gearoid Millar has published a chapter, entitled 'The Long-Term Legacies of Transitional Justice: Understanding the Paradox of Peace in Sierra Leone', in the collection, Truth Commissions and State Building. Edited by Professor Bonny Ibhawoh (McMaster University), Dr Jasper Abembia Ayelazuno (University for Development Studies), and Dr Sylvia Bawa (York University), the volume,...
Meal sharing for a longer life? Insects may hold the secret
Insect species which are closely related and eat a similar balance of nutrients in their diet live longer than those that don't, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
The University of Aberdeen Business School joins elite group with global accreditation
The University of Aberdeen Business School has joined an elite list of global higher education institutions to have been awarded prestigious EQUIS accreditation.
Aberdeen 2040 shared during global discussion on cultural diversity
The University's strategy on social inclusion and cultural diversity was shared with a global audience during a three-day event exploring cultural policy and democracy.
First roadmap for measuring the achievement of a just transition in the north-east published
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have addressed long-awaited industry and policy calls by producing the first ever place-based roadmap for measuring the achievement of a just transition.
Book explores the rereading of childhood
A memoir written by an Aberdeen academic which explores grief through children's books has been released for e-readers, after its hardcover release in 2022.
New maps give an insight into the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire coastline
A novel project to create a unique series of maps of the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire coast has recently been completed.
University to continue joint honours degrees in Languages
University Court, the governing body of the University of Aberdeen, has today accepted a recommendation from the Senior Vice-Principal Professor Karl Leydecker that will see the University continue to offer joint honour degree programmes in Languages.
Picts research shortlisted for archaeology award and will feature on two popular TV shows
Work led by a team from the University of Aberdeen Archaeology Department to uncover the history of the Picts has been shortlisted for a prestigious book award and will feature in two forthcoming television series.
Prof. Gearoid Millar publishes new article: 'Responding to "The Greats"'
Professor Gearoid Millar has published a new article entitled 'Responding to “The Greats”: A Problematic Lack of Tension', in Civil Wars. Reflecting on Oliver P. Richmond's articles, 'On the ‘greats’ and peace: part one: towards an international peace architecture' (2023) and 'On the ‘greats’ and peace: part two: the internal and...
Three wins for University of Aberdeen at 2023 National Book Awards
University of Aberdeen staff and graduates took home three of the twelve 2023 Saltire Literary Awards, widely known as Scotland's National Book Awards.
The mysterious 'speeding up' glaciers of Svalbard
Spectacular Svalbard sits halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole and is one of the fastest warming places in the Arctic.
Pupils learn about chemistry's role in energy transition at University events
School pupils from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire were given a valuable insight into the role that chemistry plays in powering the energy transition at a series of events held at the University of Aberdeen in celebration of Chemistry Week 2023.
Aberdeen rises to 37th globally in sustainability ranking
The University of Aberdeen has continued to build on its strong performance in the QS World University Sustainability rankings, rising 27 places in the 2024 league table to an overall position of joint 37th in the world, and two places to 15th in the UK.
Dr Judith Sijstermans and Dr Coree Brown Swan win Best Article Prize
Dr Judith Sijstermans (University of Aberdeen) and co-author Dr Coree Brown Swan (University of Stirling) won the 2023 Best Article Prize from Regional and Federal Studies, alongside co-winners Christoph Trinn and Felix Schulte.
Strategic Studies awards students for their achievements
The Strategic Studies programme held its annual 'Strategic Studies Oscars Award Ceremony' to mark the end of the semester and celebrate students' achievements in delivering their seminar presentations.
University wins Research with Impact title in national awards
The University of Aberdeen has been named winner of the Research with Impact - Institution title at the prestigious Green Gown Awards UK and Ireland 2023.
Old Bailey beckons for Syed in final of national competition
Law School student Syed Adil has made it to the final of a national advocacy competition.
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