North of Scotland

Study on North Sea workers safety wins award

May 17, 2018

A ground-breaking study to ensure North Sea workers were able to escape from helicopter windows has been recognised with a prestigious award. Robert Gordon University (RGU), along with Step Change in Safety, carried out the research in 2015, measuring the shoulder-width of the 75,000-strong offshore workforce. To read more go to Energy Voice.  


How social media has transformed how we respond to national tragedy

May 23, 2017

In the days after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the Twin Towers in New York, hand-made posters could be seen pinned to walls and lamp posts throughout the city begging passers-by for information on missing people. Today we once again see such messages – but now they are on social media.


Scholarships for talented RGU students

February 10, 2017

Talented students from the Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen have landed scholarships as part of the commitment to ensure people from all backgrounds are represented fairly.