Leading academics appointed to tackle society's most pressing problems
The University of Aberdeen has appointed four leading academics to drive forward its ambition to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society today, through innovative research and education.
Alcohol pricing in Scotland - does it affect your food shopping?
Do consumers spend less on food if the price of alcohol goes up? Has Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol actually changed consumers' shopping choices? These are just a couple of the questions discussed in the latest Café Connect podcast from the University of Aberdeen.
Highest UK Honour for University of Aberdeen
World-leading University of Aberdeen research and teaching in soil science promoting the control of greenhouse gas emissions and sustainable food production has been recognised with the institution being awarded a prestigious Queen's Anniversary Prize - the highest national Honour awarded in UK further and higher education.
Study reveals how explosion in ocean life built the first mountains
An unprecedented abundance of oceanic life played a crucial role in the creation of Earth's mountains, a landmark study led by scientists at the University of Aberdeen has revealed.
Book of Deer to return to north-east Scotland for the first time in a millennium
For the first time in more than one thousand years, the Book of Deer, possibly Scotland's oldest surviving manuscript, will return to the north-east of Scotland in 2022.
Climate Change 2021: Sixth Assessment Report contribution by Professor G Arruda
The timing of COP 26 coincided with the findings of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.
Martina Chukwuma-Ezike elected as University Rector
Martina Chukwuma-Ezike has been elected by students as Rector of the University of Aberdeen.
Anthology celebrates Toulmin Prize winners
The winners of an annual prize which celebrates the best of Doric writing will be showcased in a new anthology launched tomorrow (Thursday November 18).
Top marks for Lathallan students in stress-related scientific study
Students at an Angus school got a lesson in what it's like to be involved in a world-class research project last week when they took part in a series of workshops with experts from the University of Aberdeen.
Schoolchildren can Shape Environmental Planning with Treescapes
'A window into the past: using fossil pollen and spores' talk with Dr Ed Schofield as part of TechFest 2021. Monday 15th November, 6.30pm. All welcome - Booking required.
Climate capsule carries messages of hope to the future
A climate capsule offering hopes and pledges for the future of the planet has been buried at the University of Aberdeen's Cruickshank Botanic Garden today (Friday, 12 November).
Composer aims to take Doric to the concert hall
A former Banffshire music teacher is aiming to show that Doric deserves to be showcased in the concert hall, as well as valued in Scotland's homes and communities.
Dunnottar Primary pupils ahead of the game on climate change
School pupils across Aberdeen city and Aberdeenshire are being offered the chance to design, develop and market a game that will help bring to life the impact of climate change and how we can all contribute to combatting it.
Volunteers invited to eat - in the name of research
In-person studies at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health have restarted, with the first call for volunteers focused on studies exploring the impact of processed foods and sugar levels on our bodies and minds.
Climate Change on the Third Pole
Climate change is occurring faster on the Tibetan Plateau than nearly anywhere else on Earth. What does the science say and what does this mean for Asia as a whole?
Hemp - the sustainable protein-packed answer to moderating hunger
A new study has found adding hempseed to your diet can help modulate gut hormone levels in the blood and promote a feeling of fullness after eating.
Robotic boat completes first uncrewed survey of fish populations around offshore oil platforms
A robotic boat has been used for the first time to survey fish populations around oil platforms in the North Sea.
Arctic Corporate Social Responsibility - New Frontiers of Business, Management and Enterprise
New book highlights impacts of climate change on ecosystems and Arctic people and how they are part of the solution, by Professors Gisele M. Arruda and Lara Johannsdottir.
Scottish Parliament discusses sustainability and affordability of school uniforms
New research looked into ways of alleviating poverty for families buying school uniforms, whilst also supporting a greener economy.
University academics granted prestigious RSE funding awards
University of Aberdeen academics are among 48 exceptional UK researchers given funding to support a diverse range of projects which seek to benefit individuals, communities and broader society.
Tidal stream power can aid drive for net-zero and generate 11% of UK's electricity demand
Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK's current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government's drive for net-zero, according to new research.
New Masters programme applies earth science expertise to the energy transition
A new Masters programme which applies geological expertise to key aspects of the energy transition has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
Scotland's largest Pictish fort 'reconstructed' in new images
Stunning new reconstructions have revealed how Scotland's largest known Pictish fort may have looked over one thousand years ago.
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