University honours Princess Royal at graduation ceremony
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay will confer an honorary degree on Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal at a prestigious graduation ceremony taking place today at the University of Aberdeen.
Clinical trial gives hope for families with Huntington's disease
One of the first people in Scotland to take part in a new clinical trial for Huntington's Disease says the programme gives him hope for the future.
Food habits are influenced by childhood experience - but changing circumstance also key
Food habits examined by Rowett scientists
The Nazi whistle blower ignored by the Allies
Historian calls for reappraisal of Nazi whistle blower on the 50th anniversary of his death
New treatment hope for those affected by muscle loss
New research from the University of Aberdeen has identified the genes responsible for muscle mass
Donation to provide new home for next phase of new MRI technology
The next generation of MRI scanning technology will take a major step forward thanks to a generous £600,000 donation from a charity founded by a family with long established links to the University of Aberdeen.
Big birthday celebrations planned for the University of Aberdeen in 2020
2020 will be a big year for the University of Aberdeen as it celebrates its 525th birthday and sets out a strategy which will shape its development for the next two decades.
Kate's 12 marathons in 12 months challenge
A University careers adviser will take on a gruelling 12 marathons in 12 months to raise money for the Aberdeen neonatal unit.
Sea waste recycling project reaches semi-finals of national entrepreneurship programme
A project that aims to collect waste discarded in seas and rivers and turn it into useful materials has made it to the semi-finals of a national entrepreneurial development programme.
The University of Aberdeen is a founding partner of The Conversation UK. See below our academics' articles and opinion pieces on various topics of public interest.
If you think the millennium bug was a hoax, here comes a history lesson
Spotting alien life – how 'microfossils' can fool scientists
The $120,000 banana: how to have your art and eat it
Why we need a better understanding of how PTSD affects families
Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience
New education system was central to the Kurds' Rojava Revolution in northern Syria – now it's under attack
Ben Ali: the Tunisian autocrat who laid the foundations for his demise
There is a risk that the First World War will become what the Napoleonic Wars have become; distant and largely forgotten
Neil McLennan from the School of Education reflects on the need to find new ways to commemorate the First World War - otherwise he warns there is a risk of it dropping from our collective memory. Today’s Remembrance Day holds special significance for two reasons. It is the first Armistice Day remembrance...
Is the oil and gas industry really prepared for energy transition?
The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable. On the one hand, the industry just began to recover from the 2014 downturn. Now the industry faces perhaps an even bigger challenge: the move towards a carbon-free society, also referred to as energy transition. In light...
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...