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Dr Neil Gibson
RGU launches Therapeutic Photography course which helped Covid-bereaved group

The new Therapeutic Photography postgraduate course at Robert Gordon University (RGU) is the first of its kind in the world to offer an academic qualification to support professionals wishing to use photography in their therapeutic practice.

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Kenny Hunter, Sculpture of an elephant at Aberdeen Art Gallery as part of Guest@Grays series
Guest @ Grays brings inspiring new contemporary art and design to Aberdeen

Gray’s School of Art is launching an engaging programme of monthly Guest @ Gray’s lectures. This diverse programme of talks brings the best national and international artists, designers, writers and curators to Aberdeen audiences, both online and in person.

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Professor Steve Olivier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Robert Gordon University
Opinion: Working towards a more robust, just and progressive society

Writing for The Scotsman, Professor Steve Olivier, RGU Principal, says Robert Gordon University is working towards a more robust, just and progressive society.

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RGU supports North East tourism and food & drink sectors

Robert Gordon University is launching a suite of entrepreneurship courses, specifically targeted to support tourism and food & drink businesses in the north east of Scotland.

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Professor Paul de Leeuw
What to do with £700 million? – Professor Paul de Leeuw

Writing for Energy Voice, Professor Paul de Leeuw, Director of the RGU Energy Transition Institute, gives his opinion on the opportunities which the £700m Scot Wind licencing announcements could offer to Scotland.

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Professor Giovanna Bermano
OPINION: Pandemic shows need to tackle obesity goes beyond New Year resolutions

Writing for the Press & Journal, Professor in Nutrition Giovanna Bermano shares why COVID-19 has highlighted the need to act now to tackle obesity.

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Left to right - Dr Liz Dinnie, PhD student Josephine Heger,  Professor Flora Douglas
Researchers study Covid-19 restrictions' impact on food practices

Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the James Hutton Institute are carrying out research on how Covid-19 restrictions impacted behaviours around food related practices. The study will look at the nature and extent of these changes across different social groups in the North East and especially those experiencing or anxious about food poverty.

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Alice Butler-Warke
OPINION: Taking a cup o’ kindness - removing the stigma from pandemic

Writing for the Press & Journal, territorial stigma sociology expert Dr Alice Butler-Warke shares why—when it comes to COVID—we should take great care when talking about the people and places experiencing outbreaks.

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RGU boosts creative entrepreneurship with new digital programme

A new digital social learning programme, in Book Club Format, is being launched by Robert Gordon University to encourage creative entrepreneurship across Scotland.

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Catriona Kennedy, QNIS Professor of Community Nursing at Robert Gordon University and lead researcher
Development programme led to life-changing journey for Community Nurses

Research conducted by Robert Gordon University (RGU) evaluated the experiences of the first community nurses to complete the Queen’s Nurse Development Programme (QNDP) and has found participants experienced a transformative journey with notable self-development and growth.

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Emily Carruthers and Sarah Cameron on the balcony of the Boat House to launch the 2022 Aberdeen Boat Race
Supporters urged to ‘show your true colours’ for 2022 Aberdeen Boat Race

This year’s Aberdeen Boat Race between the University of Aberdeen and RGU is due to take place on Saturday, April 2, with supporters of both teams urged to turn the banks of the River Dee into a colourful spectacle.

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George Cheyne from RGU Art and Heritage Collection with book from Gray's alumnus, Henry Wynd Young
Tale of historic stained-glass windows from Gray’s School of Art alumnus

It’s come to light that an alumnus from Gray’s School of Art, Robert Gordon University, crafted historic stained-glass windows on show at famous cathedrals and churches across the world.

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