News from Robert Gordon University Latest News from Robert Gordon University feeds RGU student’s communal garden officially opened by Housing Minister A communal garden on the site of the old Craiginches Prison designed by a student from RGU’s Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment has been officially opened by the Scottish Housing Minister, Kevin Stewart MSP. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:54:00 GMT RGU student wins Energy Institute competition RGU student, Simon Leiper, has scooped top prize in an annual competition held by the Energy Institute to celebrate Aberdeen’s best MSc students. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 14:14:00 GMT RGU nominated for national awards for opening its doors to prospective midwives A team of dedicated midwifery lecturers at RGU have had their work recognised this week by being nominated for two prestigious national midwifery awards. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 09:59:00 GMT £40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences company growth in Aberdeen A £40m investment project is set to deliver an innovation hub to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland and support the national ambitions for the sector to collaborate, innovate and commercialise the next generation of therapies and healthcare solutions. Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:58:00 GMT Newly-funded research to focus on rights of people with dementia RGU and Laurels Lodge Care Home will join forces for a year-long initiative into relationship-centred care for people living with dementia, as part of a Life Changes Trust funding award. Thu, 22 Nov 2018 08:44:00 GMT North-east creatives and producers come together for Christmas markets Crafters, confectioners, creatives and collectors will all come together under one roof at a series of special markets being held in the run up to Christmas at the St Nicholas Mall. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:39:00 GMT Opinion Piece - Izzy Crawford - Bringing the university of life into the classroom Izzy Crawford writes about embedding the 'university of life' firmly in the classroom by focussing on student employability and career capital through pioneering educational innovation. Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:23:00 GMT Aberdeen design students exhibit work at Dundee V&A A project which saw students from RGU's Gray’s School of Art and North East Scotland College (NESCol) collaborate to design a prototype inspired by the region’s heritage is on display at V&A Dundee. Mon, 19 Nov 2018 10:24:00 GMT RGU student hopes to empower pregnant women An RGU student, who has just been announced as an SIE Fresh Ideas Winner, is hoping to empower pregnant women with her new business by providing much needed support giving them freedom and mobility. Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:00:00 GMT Energy Institute celebrates the best students in Aberdeen The Aberdeen, Highlands & Islands branch of the Energy Institute (EI) will host its annual 'MSc Student Best Paper' competition for postgraduate students in Aberdeen next Tuesday night. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:18:00 GMT