Could heart drug help lung disease patients?

Drugs traditionally used to treat blood pressure and heart disease are to be given to lung disease patients to see if they can be beneficial, in a trial coordinated by the University of Aberdeen.

Engineering a Future for Women

Girls from schools throughout the UK are being invited to apply to take part in a three-day event this summer aimed at showing them that future career opportunities are 'endless' in the area of engineering.

University offers funded graduate apprenticeships in civil engineering

The University of Aberdeen is offering 20 funded places on its new Graduate Apprenticeship BEng Civil Engineering programme.

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Leading by Tweeting : Speaking of Values

Neil McLennan, Senior Lecturer and Director of Leadership Programmes at the University of Aberdeen, writes about what Twitter can tell us about organisational values and leadership ahead of a Business Breakfast* taking place later this month. In December 2016 we launched a new publication, Speaking of Values, in Aberdeen. We used...

Artificial intelligence in breast screening - will it work? and if so, will patients accept it?

Professor Corri Black explains how when it comes to implementing Artificial Intelligence in healthcare, fine-tuning the technology is only part of the challenge. For some, Artificial Intelligence conjures up images of a dystopian future where the cyborgs have taken over. For others it’s just the stuff in our mobile phone that...

Mindful leadership: the role of mindfulness in business success

Ahead of a Business Breakfast* on the subject due to take place at the University of Aberdeen on March 20th, Dr Graeme Nixon, programme director of our MSc Studies in Mindfulness, writes about the benefits of mindfulness for workplace professionals. Mindfulness is the deliberate act of observing our thoughts with kindness...


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