Four years on, the first Curtin-Aberdeen PhD students have not only graduated, but also become leaders in oil and gas, historical writing and bacteriology. The first PhD students joined the Aberdeen Curtin Alliance in 2017 with the promise of an eclectic mix of innovative research from young Curtin University in Australia, and the academic strength and tradition of Scotland’s 500-year-old University of […]
Stewart Ennis, Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance PhD scholar is launching his first novel titled ‘Blessed Assurance’ in Autumn 2019. “The fact of the matter is Joseph Kirkland was afraid. Afraid of not being Saved. Afraid of being Saved. Afraid of the transformation that would occur the moment he uttered those words, Jesus! God! I want you to come into my heart!” Blessed Assurance is a coming of age novel […]
The Creative Arts Strand of the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance recently launched Pause: new writing about time and change, a collection of 18 new works of fiction, memoir and poetry from current postgraduate students and recent alumni of the University of Aberdeen and Curtin University. At the launch, Professor John Cordery, Curtin Provost, spoke about the growing relationship between the two universities, and three […]
Two creative writing PhD students, studying in Aberdeen as part of the Curtin-Aberdeen Alliance, are leaving their mark on the University’s creative scene. Ashleigh Angus and Adam Kealley are the current editors of one of its journals, Causeway/Cabhsair. Causeway/Cabhsair is a magazine of Irish and Scottish writing, published by the University of Aberdeen’s Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies. The magazine embraces […]
Uncanny Powers is the latest outcome from the Creative Arts Strand of the Aberdeen-Curtin Alliance. This special issue of the international open-access creative writing journal Axon: Creative Explorations features scholarly papers and creative production from seven University of Aberdeen staff and doctoral research students (HDRs) and thirteen Curtin University staff and HDRs, including the work of two Curtin Home HDRs enrolled in the […]
‘…the truth, and the only truth that there was, that only the sky and the seasons endured, slow in their change, the cry of the rain, the whistle of the whins on a winter night under the sailing edge of the moon…’ Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Cloud Howe (1933) This summer, in association with the Lewis Grassic Gibbon Centre, the University of Aberdeen […]
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded £148,500 to bring early career researchers to Aberdeen to carry out research into renewable energy storage and conversion. The award, from the Universities UK International (UUKi) Rutherford Fund Strategic Partner Grants programme, is funded by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial strategy (BEIS). The grant will be used to bring four early career researchers […]
Curtin University and the University of Aberdeen have joined forces to deliver high-impact research and innovative teaching programs across four key areas: energy, medicine and health, creative arts and business.
Curtin University and University of Aberdeen have formed a strong working alliance between their creative arts departments, resulting in an academic staff exchange program, planned dual postgraduate opportunities for students and the announcement of a student literary publication.