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US political veteran to deliver RSE signature event in Aberdeen

A former communications director to the United States Senate and current Head of Public Affairs at Facebook will deliver the Royal Society of Edinburgh's signature event at the University of Aberdeen.

Open day for young jobseekers with learning disabilities and autism

Young people with learning disabilities or who are on the autism spectrum are being invited to an open day taking place at the University of Aberdeen on Thursday, 2 February, aimed at helping them find paid employment.

Volunteers needed to boost pivotal study into nation's health

Every adult and young person in Scotland is being invited to join a major study that will help shape the nation's healthcare.

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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...

University's role in tissue bank key to breakthrough of breast cancer research

I have been fortunate enough to enjoy a 30-year-long career in cancer research and I would absolutely say that my greatest achievement has been my involvement in setting up and running the Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank (www.breastcancertissuebank.org).   First established in 2010, we opened the Tissue Bank up to researchers in 2012....

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