The University of Aberdeen is extending its Qatar campus and partnership with the Al Faleh Group (AFG) for Education and Academic Services, founded by Her Excellency Dr Sheikha Aisha bint Faleh Al Thani, with plans for a purpose-built new campus development. Programmes offered in Qatar will include: science, technology, engineering, mathematics, medical sciences, law and politics, and international relations. The campus currently offers a range of University of Aberdeen business programmes.
A collaboration between 12 UK partners and 15 Chinese institutions will help to develop tools to guide policy and farming using the latest sensors and smart phone applications to test impacts and sustain soil and water resources in China. Farming is changing rapidly in China and there is a need to reverse soil degradation.
The Institute of Medical Sciences has successfully won a share of the Horizon 2020 European Research Innovation Programme to look at Endocrine disrupting chemicals that affect female hormones to improve regulation for REACH and the EFSA. The goal is to protect human and environmental health.
The University of Aberdeen are committed to meeting students around the world. The International Office have a number of upcoming events scheduled in 2019. In February the university will be visiting Beirut to take part in the Lebanon International Student Fair (Global Study UK). In March the university will be visiting Sri Lanka and starting a USA tour. The tour will cover North Carolina, Texas, Maryland, Connecticut, and finishes in Boston, USA with visits throughout March and April.