The Mollusc Collection at the University of Aberdeen contains a diverse selection of 2550 specimens.
A chain of nature-rich hotspots bringing together a diverse group of estates, farms, crofts and community-owned land is to be created across Scotland with a new rewilding network launched by charity SCOTLAND: The Big Picture.
“This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the great Orkney outdoors, and if walking isn’t your thing, you can participate in any way which suits you, be it sea swimming, or bouncing on the trampoline. “
“I’m trying to show the OIC, and anyone else who may be in charge of a funding scheme, how much we value this team and how much they have helped our Community and how much they now need our help to keep them funded, in employment and doing the job they’re brilliant at.” Dee Steel
In Orkney in 2019/20 only £20 was spent per head of population, the lowest for any Health Board in Scotland. In comparison in The Western Isles £156 per head was spent.
NHS Orkney will receive £50,127 from the Scottish Government to develop a resource that will support people with neurological conditions in the islands.
There has been a mixed response across the political spectrum to Kate Forbes’ Budget for Scotland.
The University of Aberdeen is offering nine scholarships for its MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI), worth a combined £90,000.
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded nearly £44,000 to help bring to life its museum collections virtually as part of a Covid recovery grant.
£15 million will be available to help Scottish businesses who promote and sell package holidays to Scotland or day tours here.