Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full week of October in a multitude of locations both on- and offline.
During Open access week we will be answering some of your questions, including:
Should I go Green or Gold open access?
How can I check whether my journal complies with REF/my funder?
Is my article eligible to have the APC paid from the block grant?
Which version of my paper can I archive in the institutional repository?
Aberdeen Science Centre 21 September 2017 19:00 – 20:30
Aberdeen Science Centre invites you to find out about Stuff Worth Knowing at a series of evening talks.
Professor Alexandra Johnstone is a Senior Research Fellow and UK Registered Nutritionist based at the Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen. She will discuss recent research to explore what we eat and why we eat, including some chocolate tasting to whet the appetite for knowledge about nutrition and health.
Blackwell’s Aberdeen is opening a pop-up bookstore in the Medical Library today between 12.00 am and 2.00 pm.
Blackwell’s Reading List Website As soon as a new reading list confirmed, it is posted online to let you know what you will need for each module or degree. Link below.
Student Price Match Guarantee Blackwell’s run a Student Price Match Guarantee at the start of each term to make sure you get the best deal possible.
Exclusive Book Bundles Blackwell’s offer custom bundles of book that will cover modules or a full term for your subjects.
Second-Hand Books Blackwell’s sell and buyback second-hand books. At term time Blackwell’s post daily updates of the newly received second-hand books on Facebook and Twitter if you want to grab a bargain. Please ask in the branch in you have any question about how second-hand buyback works.
Contact If you have any more questions or you want to pre-order any books / bundles. Please feel free to contact the Blackwell’s branch.
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Institute of Medical Sciences
Foresterhill Campus 14 September 2017 18:00 – 19:30
What is cancer?
How does cancer develop?
How can you reduce the risk of getting cancer?
How can we fight cancer?
Every year around 32,000 people in Scotland are diagnosed with cancer. This figure is predicted to rise to almost 35,000 by 2020. Cancer survival rates are improving thanks to medical research.
But how much do you actually know about cancer?
Join our leading scientists on Thursday 14th September as we provide the answers and showcase Aberdeen’s unique approach to fighting cancer. See cancer under the microscope and learn more about our plans to raise £4.5 million to transform local cancer care with your support.
It’s time to share the knowledge – let’s beat cancer together.
Tuesday 30th May
Suttie Centre Atrium (Level 1)
11 am – 2.00 pm
Following the success of the Health and Wellbeing day in January a second event will be held for University staff on the Foresterhill Campus.
There will be a range of sessions for staff to participate in, as well as information stands which will showcase some of the facilities and expertise available. Get involved in a number of physical activities on the day with:
Yoga led by our Sport & Exercise Time (advanced booking available via the Coursebooking system)
Resilience taster sessions
And much more
Chat with representatives from:
The Rowett on healthy diets and nutrition
Aberdeen Sports Village about their facilities, fitness plans and assessments
NHS Grampian on support available to stop smoking
PAM ASSIST on the advice, invaluable information, specialist counselling and support available for staff.
A full schedule is available here. Please note that timings may change, regular updates will be posted on StaffNet. For more information on any of the events, please contact Naveed Qamar, Director of Health, Safety and Wellbeing.