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Join us for Celebrate Aberdeen!

On the 26th August, third sector organisations across Aberdeen will gather together for Celebrate Aberdeen, parading through the city centre in celebration and recognition of all the good work carried out by various charitable and voluntary organisations. We’re excited...

More Than A Medical Issue

Last Thursday saw the extremely successful ‘Powered by PechaKucha’ event in celebration of the International Day of the Midwife. Soapbox hosted an evening of presentations at the Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen, where speakers came to talk about various topics in...

Whose Voices Count?

Last week Soapbox’s Emma Morrison and Suzanne Cross attended the seminar ‘Whose Voices Count? Doing Research on the Health of the Poor’ at the University of Aberdeen. The seminar brought together researchers working in international development to explore how...

Global Handwashing Day

October 15th 2016 marks Global Handwashing Day, a global campaign to encourage the practise of handwashing to prevent the spread of infections and improve global hygiene and health. An estimated 15% of patients globally develop one or more infections...

May Festival 2016

This weekend saw Aberdeen come alive with the fourth annual May Festival; a celebration of culture, food, science, sport, music and more. On Sunday 29th of May, Elphinstone Hall at the University of Aberdeen was transformed into the Hall...