The University of Aberdeen and Queen’s University Belfast are co-located across an unrivalled blend of temperate oceanic, boreal and sub-arctic ecosystems and coastal, fluvial, mountain and post-glacial landscapes.

Our combined research and training infrastructure encompasses world-renowned long-term field study sites, dedicated marine laboratories, experimental farms, research vessels and mesocosm facilities.

This infrastructure is complemented by easy access to national parks, productive pasture and arable land, natural and plantation forestry, world famous freshwater courses, productive seas and designated marine habitats and areas of expanding urbanisation, all supporting populations of iconic status and conservation concern.

New Kings Building, Kings College, Aberdeen
The Lanyon Building, Belfast