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  1. 19, December, 2017 Award win for CDA

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

    Common Data Access (CDA) is celebrating after scooping a win at the UK Association Awards Ceremony in Manchester. CDA – a subsidiary of Oil & Gas UK – won the Best eLearning/Online Education award for its innovative Graduate Certificate in Petroleum Data Management. The online course – the first of its kind – is designed to be studied anywhere in the world while working full-time. The course is part of a collaborative programme led and funded by CDA and delivered by Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen to establish Petroleum Data Management (PDM) as a recognised professional discipline.  

  2. 24, November, 2017 Love it or loathe it, Black Friday is back - Andrew Turnbull

    Andrew Turnbull

    It’s back! For better or worse, love it or loathe it, the annual jamboree is returning to the UK this weekend, to delight some and to haunt others. Around £5 billion will be spent over a four-day period.  

  3. 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.  

  4. 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.  

  5. 23, August, 2017 OPINION: Why social media can be good for teenagers

    Sarah Pedersen

    In her latest column for the Press and Journal Professor Sarah Pedersen outlines why social media can be good for teenagers  

Events

  1. 31, January, 2018 CityLab - Where the City Becomes the Classroom

    The CityLab project ‘Where the City is the Classroom” is an interdisciplinary opportunity for students from any disciplines in RGU to collaborate with students from the University of Aberdeen, to develop a ideas, which will have a positive social impact.  

  2. 05, February, 2018 Mental Health Movie Monthly - Prevenge

    The Sir Ian Wood Building

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