News - Latest News Latest News from News https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/ /global/images/layout/uni_logo_2016_pad_rss.gif News - Latest News https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16132/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16132/ <![CDATA[Rowett Institute receives £25m funding from Scottish Government]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2022 12:23:13 +0100
The Scottish Government has continued its investment in human nutrition and food science at the Rowett Institute with a funding boost worth £25 million over five years.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16129/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16129/ <![CDATA[Pupil conference a hit as school students consider their future]]> Fri, 24 Jun 2022 11:18:28 +0100
School pupils from across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire were on campus this week for a 'Business for the Next Generation' conference run by the University of Aberdeen Business School.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16126/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16126/ <![CDATA[Hebridean study to explore disease and genes link]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:27:22 +0100
University expertise is contributing to a new genetic study in the Hebrides which could shed light on the causes of diseases such as stroke, diabetes, heart disease and cancer.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16112/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16112/ <![CDATA[Soil quality key to increasing crop production and resilience to climate change]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2022 12:02:09 +0100
New research has found that high-quality cropland soils limit losses in response to warmer climates and support higher yields.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16118/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16118/ <![CDATA[School pupils show their business acumen in climate change challenge]]> Wed, 22 Jun 2022 09:46:36 +0100
Pupils from three north-east schools are celebrating after wowing the judges in a challenge that tasked them with designing and marketing an interactive climate change game.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16111/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16111/ <![CDATA[Top award for Professor Fowler]]> Tue, 21 Jun 2022 11:05:53 +0100
Professor Paul Fowler has been awarded a prestigious award in recognition of his contribution to the field of environmental influences on fetal development and long-term health in humans and animals.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16110/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16110/ <![CDATA[Passion for Scott's storytelling takes Anna around the world]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2022 16:41:44 +0100
University of Aberdeen triple graduate Anna Fancett has returned to her alma mater to take up a position where she will be promoting the work of Walter Scott to school pupils.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16107/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16107/ <![CDATA[University professor in walking challenge to raise awareness of suicide impact]]> Mon, 20 Jun 2022 09:01:40 +0100
A University of Aberdeen academic is putting his best foot forward in a walking challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats, to raise awareness of the impact of suicide on families following the death of his son.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16105/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16105/ <![CDATA[University research inspires first Scottish commercial cold pressed hemp oil production]]> Fri, 17 Jun 2022 12:59:23 +0100
Cold pressed hemp oil has been commercially produced in Scotland for the first time, inspired by research taking place at the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute into the crop's nutritional, health and environmental benefits.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16093/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16093/ <![CDATA['Revolutionary' new Science Teaching Hub opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster]]> Thu, 16 Jun 2022 13:46:12 +0100
The University of Aberdeen's new £35 million Science Teaching Hub has been officially opened by renowned scientist and broadcaster Professor Chris Jackson.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16085/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16085/ <![CDATA[New chapter for Aberdeen University Press]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2022 16:35:26 +0100
Aberdeen University Press (AUP) has entered a major new phase in its history by becoming an online and fully Open Access university press.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16084/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16084/ <![CDATA[Empire, Slavery and Scotland's Museums: University curator contributes to new national guidance]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2022 11:37:57 +0100
A University curator has contributed to new national guidance which will shape how Scottish museums tell the story of the country's colonial past.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16083/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16083/ <![CDATA[Energy companies team up with University to offer scholarships]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2022 11:01:13 +0100
Energy companies Equinor and Harbour Energy are offering scholarships to the University of Aberdeen's MSc programme in Integrated Petroleum Geoscience.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16081/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16081/ <![CDATA[Fellowship provides new focus for Ukrainian historian fleeing the war]]> Tue, 14 Jun 2022 10:28:01 +0100
An academic whose work focuses on the historic ties between Poland and Ukraine is drawing on modern day connections between the two countries to settle into Aberdeen after fleeing the ongoing war in her homeland.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16079/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/16079/ <![CDATA[Professor John Underhill welcomes first CCS licensing round]]> Mon, 13 Jun 2022 13:05:14 +0100
Professor John Underhill, the University of Aberdeen's Interdisciplinary Director for Energy Transition, has welcomed the UK's first ever Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) licensing round taking place on Tuesday, 14 June.]]>