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Meet the Ambassador - Emeritus Professor John Watson

13/09/2017

By Graeme Mackay

This month we’re talking to John Watson, Emeritus Professor of Engineering at the University of Aberdeen.

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Alzheimer’s Research UK conference 2017 – case study

24/08/2017

By Graeme Mackay

Last year, we worked alongside partners to attract the ARUK (Alzheimer’s Research UK) Conference 2017, to Aberdeen.

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Mighty oaks from small acorns grow

21/08/2017

By Graeme Mackay

Business tourism, which includes the conference and events market, is estimated to be worth over £750m to the Scottish economy according to research conducted through VisitScotland.  With major investment taking...

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Aberdeen Ambassador Professor David Lurie awarded Physics Gold Medal for MRI trailblazer

03/08/2017

By Graeme Mackay

Congratulations to our Aberdeen Ambassador Professor David Lurie from The Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Aberdeen, for being awarded a top prize in medical physics.  The prestigious accolade is...

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New research by the UK Conference and Meeting Survey reveals a buoyant but competitive meetings market

29/06/2017

By Graeme Mackay

New research into the UK’s conference and meetings sector, entitled the ‘UK Conference and Meeting Survey 2017’ (UKCAMS), reveals that, in 2016, the highest numbers of face-to-face conferences and meetings...

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OCEANS '17 – A huge success

29/06/2017

By Graeme Mackay

Congratulations to our Ambassador Professor John Watson for organising and hosting OCEANS'17 60th oceans conference that took place between June 19 - 22 at the AECC. 

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Aberdeen hosts the Conference of European University Chaplains (CEUC)

29/06/2017

By Graeme Mackay

The Conference of European University Chaplains took place in Aberdeen between 5th – 9th June 2017, attracting over 70 delegates from across Europe and beyond to Aberdeen University.  The week-long...

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Aberdeen Ambassadors to host Natural Products Conference in Aberdeen

29/06/2017

By Graeme Mackay

Robert Gordon University (RGU) Professor Cherry Wainwright and Aberdeen University Professor Baukje de Roos (who will co-chair the conference) will welcome delegates to the Aberdeen region over the three day event.

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Aberdeen Ambassador Network celebrates most successful year yet

26/06/2017

By Graeme Mackay

VisitAberdeenshire recognised the achievements of 16 academics and business leaders who attracted over 4,000 conference delegates to Aberdeen in 2016, at last night’s (10 May) Aberdeen Ambassador Network awards ceremony.

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