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University of Aberdeen

University in Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

From Wikipedia

The University of Aberdeen is a public research university in Aberdeen, Scotland. It is an ancient university founded in 1495 when William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, petitioned Pope Alexander VI on behalf of James IV, King of Scots to establish King's College, making it Scotland's third-oldest university and the fifth-oldest in the English-speaking world. Aberdeen is consistently ranked among the top 200 universities in the world and is ranked within the top 20 universities in the United Kingdom according to The Guardian.

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What is University of Aberdeen known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

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Religious Studies
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Political Science
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Earth Sciences
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Computer Science
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Criminal Justice
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Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of Aberdeen's Most influential alumni?

University of Aberdeen 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Religious Studies, Literature, and Philosophy

Duncan Rice

British academic

Stephen House

British chief constable

Joseph Bosworth

British philologist

Derek Rae

Scottish footballer

Clinton E. Arnold

New Testament scholar/dean:Talbot School of Theology/2011 president of the Evangelical Theological Society

Alexander Cruden

Alexander Cruden

British writer and publisher

John Jeffries

John Jeffries

Boston physician, scientist, and military surgeon

John Sewel, Baron Sewel

British academic and Baron

William J. Watson

William J. Watson


Ross D. King

Ross D. King

Professor at the University of Manchester

Hilda Mary Woods

British statistician

Robert Davidson

Robert Davidson

British inventor, built first electric locomotive