Aberdeen rises to 37th globally in sustainability ranking

The University of Aberdeen has continued to build on its strong performance in the QS World University Sustainability rankings, rising 27 places in the 2024 league table to an overall position of joint 37th in the world, and two places to 15th in the UK.

University wins Research with Impact title in national awards

The University of Aberdeen has been named winner of the Research with Impact - Institution title at the prestigious Green Gown Awards UK and Ireland 2023.

Women at risk of death from heart disease due to consistent lack of preventative treatment

The consistent undertreatment of women with cardiovascular disease may have led to preventable heart attacks, stroke and even death, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.

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Witch hunts early example of profiling

Dr William G Naphy is a Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Aberdeen specialising in the Reformation and social control   As Halloween approaches, the perennially popular witch costume will be donned by guisers across the country. Images of witches have appeared in various forms throughout history—from evil, wart-nosed women...

Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Dana Dawson is from the University of Aberdeen’s Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit and a consultant cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Can you die of a broken heart? For those unfortunate enough to have experienced it, it can certainly feel like that. I am part of a group of scientists researching...

You are when you eat - how time of eating influences body weight

Did you eat breakfast this morning, or skip this meal to rush to work, or to sleep longer? If you don’t eat breakfast, is it because you don’t feel hungry and can’t face food first thing? If you prefer to hit the snooze button for a longer sleep, or choose to...

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