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  1. 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.  

  2. 17, January, 2018 Changing tomorrow - how RGU is preparing practitioners to challenge traditional service delivery through partnership working

    Liz Hancock

    Liz Hancock Q&A  

  3. 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.  

  4. 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.  

  5. 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.  

  6. 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.  

  7. 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.  

  8. 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.  

  9. 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.  

  10. 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.  

  11. 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).  

  12. 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.  

  13. 20, September, 2017 OPINION: Are you addicted to your mobile phone

    Sarah Pedersen

    The UK is now a ‘smartphone society,’ with over 80% of the population having access to one. Smartphones have overtaken laptops and ipads as our number one go-to device – and we access them all the time. A third of us wake up in the middle of the night to check our phone.  

  14. 05, July, 2017 North East boys learn that nursing is for them

    Nursing boys

    A group of primary school pupils from Aberdeenshire got an insight into the nursing profession recently, when they took part in a day of activities at Robert Gordon University (RGU).  

  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


  1. 01, February, 2018 RGU LGBT+ History Month Events


    Find out more about RGU events to celebrate the lives and achievements of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people from our past and present.  

  2. 08, March, 2018 RGU LGBT+ Staff Network Rainbow Film Nights - Weekend

    RGU Events

    RGU will host a free screening of ‘Weekend’’ (15) as part of the monthly RGU LGBT+ Staff Network Rainbow Film Nights.  

  3. 26, March, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Black Swan

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Come along to the free Mental Health Movie Monthly showing of 'Black Swan'.  

  4. 28, March, 2018 Professorial Lecture: The Future of Chronic Disease Self-Management: Smart Sensors, Deep Data, Personalised Models and AI

    Nirmalie Wiratunga Professorial Lecture

    Professor Nirmalie Wiratunga will explore the application of CBR in the context of sensing and digital health applications.  

  5. 05, April, 2018 RGU LGBT+ Staff Network Rainbow Film Nights - Basic Instinct

    RGU Events

    RGU will host a free screening of ‘Basic Instinct’ (15) as part of the monthly RGU LGBT+ Staff Network Rainbow Film Nights.  

  6. 18, April, 2018 Professorial Lecture: The Water Alchemist

    Professorial Lecture Linda Lawton

    Professor Linda Lawton will explore the value of water, what happens when things go wrong and our new discoveries which will bring sustainable solutions.