University celebrates global league table success

The University of Aberdeen's social and economic impact has seen it ranked 70th in the world and 18th in the UK in an influential league table.

First Mars water attempt relaunched on Japan mission

An attempt to create liquid water on Mars for the first time has been resurrected after it was confirmed that technology developed at the University of Aberdeen will be included in the next Japanese mission to Mars.

Scientists explain the 'pandemic time-warp' and find who is most affected

Since the pandemic GPs are increasingly reporting that patients find it difficult to give an exact history of their illness. This unexpected effect of the pandemic prompted researchers from the University of Aberdeen to investigate what is causing this and who may be most affected.

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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...

COP conferences continue to hold world leaders to account

After Glasgow in 2021, the focus of global attention on international climate change negotiations has moved on to Sharm-el-Sheikh as Egypt takes on the presidency of the UN’s Climate Change Convention for COP27. The University of Aberdeen is represented at COP27 by a team of five staff and students, who...


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