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  1. 13, July, 2018 Honorary award for Scottish technology leader

    Gillian Docherty

    A senior female leader working in the world of technology will have her achievements recognised with an honorary award of Doctor of Technology (DTech) from Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week.  

  2. 12, July, 2018 Another notch in the belt for popular nursing lecturer

    Katie Baxter

    An Aberdeen-born nursing lecturer at RGU is on cloud nine after landing another achievement in her journey from nursing student to fully-qualified academic.  

  3. 27, June, 2018 RGU and NHS combine to promote the importance of laboratory science

    Rebecca Wright

    Biomedical science staff from RGU's School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences are partnering with NHS Grampian to celebrate Biomedical Science Day at Aberdeen Science Centre.  

  4. 15, June, 2018 Women leaders in Higher Education project launches at RGU

    Prof. Lesley Diack

    An important project – entitled Exploring Higher Education Institutions’ mechanisms for support of current and aspiring women leaders in universities and colleges – has been launched this week at RGU.  

  5. 05, June, 2018 Newly appointed Clinical Professor to boost Allied Health Professions research

    Kay Cooper

    The promotion of an applied health research expert at Robert Gordon University (RGU) to a newly created Clinical Professor role with NHS Grampian will see the two organisations collaborate more closely on research and knowledge exchange activities, to the benefit of patients and the wider community.  

  6. 31, May, 2018 RGU academics commended by Counter Terrorism Policing

    Two RGU academics have received a commendation by the Counter Terrorism Policing Network for their contribution to reducing the threat from global terrorism.  

  7. 14, May, 2018 Importance of human factors in healthcare to be discussed at RGU

    Professor Rhona Flin

    RGU is set to host an event on the importance of human factors being recognised in the nation’s healthcare system, with a seminar held in partnership with the Clinical Human Factors Group (CHFG).  

  8. 24, April, 2018 RGU researchers to present transparency study in Brussels

    Louise Crawford 400x325

    Researchers from RGU are heading to Brussels this week to present their findings on how new transparency legislation for extractive industries has been implemented across the EU.  

  9. 28, March, 2018 RGU to rename building in honour of Ishbel Gordon

    SIWB FoHSC building with filter

    RGU is renaming one of its buildings to celebrate the achievements of Ishbel Gordon, who was a noted campaigner for women’s interests and a philanthropist in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  

  10. 16, March, 2018 RGU researchers to showcase projects applying Future Intelligent Technologies (FIT)

    Susan Craw

    Robert Gordon University (RGU) is developing Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies to enable people to live healthier lives, manage chronic conditions and live independently at home for longer.  

  11. 08, March, 2018 RGU hosting special graduation ceremony to honour influential and inspiring women

    RGU is holding a special graduation ceremony honouring influential women to celebrate International Women’s Day.  

  12. 01, March, 2018 Conversation Café and civic reception for suffragettes

    Sarah Pedersen

    An influential academic from RGU will join forces with the Aberdeen Women’s Alliance and Aberdeen City Council to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of women gaining the vote and International Women’s Day.  

  13. 28, February, 2018 Uni dives into the digital world of podcasting

    RGU Talk

    Robert Gordon University is giving its community a voice and continuing its reputation for academic innovation with the launch of a new official podcast this week.  

  14. 23, January, 2018 OPINION: Fostering STEM interests and careers for all

    Dr Marie Goua

    Dr Marie Goua, from the School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences, writes about the importance of engaging young school pupils with science and the impact it will have for the future.  

  15. 17, January, 2018 Changing tomorrow - how RGU is preparing practitioners to challenge traditional service delivery through partnership working

    Liz Hancock

    Liz Hancock Q&A  

  16. 20, December, 2017 OPINION: Taking control of the "Wild West" of social media

    Sarah Pedersen

    The Scottish Law Commission has launched an attempt to introduce more control over the ‘Wild West’ of social media, where anything no longer goes. Its new proposals put forward a number of important changes to the Scots law of defamation, reflecting the growth of the Internet and social media over the last twenty years.  

  17. 12, December, 2017 RGU Head of School honoured with prestigious fellowship

    Liz Hanock

    A senior physiotherapy expert at Robert Gordon University has been awarded a prestigious honour by a national society.  

  18. 28, November, 2017 Senior academic’s book sets standard for community nursing

    Dr Heather Bain

    A nursing lecturer from RGU has responded to new healthcare guidelines and policies in the newest edition of her key textbook.  

  19. 22, November, 2017 Aberdeen school hosts conference to attract next generation of female business leaders

    Elizabeth Gammie

    St Margaret’s School for Girls, the North-east’s only all-girls’ school, has hosted a ‘Women in Business Conference’, in association with Aberdeen Business School at Robert Gordon University, to attract the next generation of female business leaders.  

  20. 16, November, 2017 RGU professor’s suffragette series in high demand

    Karen Shaw (left), and students from the School of Creative and Cultural Business dressed as suffragettes to welcome pupils from across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire who attended the exhibition launch at RGU.

    A series of lectures and programme of activities, led by Professor Sarah Pedersen of Robert Gordon University (RGU), which focus on the suffragettes in North-east Scotland is proving to be so popular that the project has expanded to take in additional dates and events.  

  21. 15, November, 2017 Accounting as a force for good - the subject of first RGU Professorial Lecture

    Louise Crawford i3

    Professor Louise Crawford, Director of Research at Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School, will explore how politics and power can influence accounting practice, in the context of globalisation, when she delivers the opening Professorial Lecture in RGU’s latest series.  

  22. 07, November, 2017 Innovative back pain research project seeking volunteers

    Kay Cooper

    Researchers from RGU are reaching out to people who suffer from low back pain to take part in a new international study using an innovative self-management app.  

  23. 05, October, 2017 Volunteers sought for RGU lung condition study

    Pamela Kirkpatrick

    An RGU academic is reaching out to people who suffer from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to take part in a new research study.  

  24. 05, October, 2017 RGU’s Professor Gammie reappointed to global accountancy standards board

    Elizabeth Gammie

    Professor Elizabeth Gammie, Head of RGU's Aberdeen Business School, has been reappointed to the prestigious International Accounting Education Standards Board (IAESB).  

  25. 21, September, 2017 OPINION: The importance of collaboration

    Fionnuala Cousins

    In our latest Friends of the Scotsman article, Fionnuala Cousins writes about the importance of collaboration in modern academia.  

  1. ECU News - ECU board agrees to merge with the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE)

    About Athena Swan

    The European Challenge Unit (ECU) board took the decision to approve a legal instrument of merger with the HEA and LFHE.

  2. Eilidh Southren - Digital Designers - 10th annual Ada Lovelace Colloquium

    Eilidh Southren Ada Lovelace Colloquium 2017 - from CSDM blog

    CSDM blog post by Computer Science student Eilidh Southren about her experience at the Ada Lovelace Colloquium event.

  3. ECU News - New ECU research shows women in STEMM academia are underrepresented in senior posts

    About Athena Swan

    Today Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) publishes research on experiences of gender equality focused specifically on biosciences and medicine, engineering, and physical sciences.

  4. ECU News - First research institute gold award for gender equality

    About Athena Swan

    Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) is delighted to announce the UK’s first research institute to achieve an Athena SWAN Gold Award

  5. ECU News - Equality Challenge Unit welcomes UK government’s new action to promote LGBT equality

    About Athena Swan

    ECU welcomes UK government’s new action to promote LGBT equality, including the aim of streamlining and de-medicalising the process for changing gender