Capturing Lives in Scotland's Communities: An Online Arts Award Explore project
Young people from across Scotland are being asked to get involved a new art project to document life in their communities in the year 2020.
Frailty as important as age or underlying health issues in Covid-19 death risk
Frailty is as important as either age or underlying health issues in determining whether someone may die from Covid-19, a new study has found.
Uniting global voices in music
The University of Aberdeen is playing a leading role in the creation of a new international song of friendship and healing - launched on the anniversary of the signing of a treaty which officially restored peace to the world.
University team awarded £583,349 to address governance crisis in Horn of Africa
A University team is set to take part in a new international collaboration which aims to address the crisis of governance in the Horn of Africa.
App brings technology to the field
The University of Aberdeen has developed a new app designed to improve tractor safety for farmers.
Women over 35 should be warned of new risk of complication during pregnancy
New research has found that women who become pregnant over the age of 35 or women who are single are at greater risk of a serious life-threatening condition than their younger counterparts.
Four university Covid-19 research projects backed by £62,000 funding
Four University of Aberdeen projects that aim to better understand and treat Covid-19 have been backed by funding of more than £62,000 from Medical Research Scotland.
Funding for Aberdeen Covid-19 'warning sign' study
A University of Aberdeen study that aims to identify crucial biological 'warning signs' of an aspect of Covid-19 is to be supported by almost £100,000 from NHS Grampian Endowments.
BAME individuals must not be under-represented in Covid-19 research
Researchers must ensure people of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups are proportionately represented in Covid-19 studies, according to scientists from UK and USA.
New report calls for 'niche market' to develop marine renewables
A report published today has called on industry and government to work together to develop opportunities for the use of marine renewables in the oil and gas sector.
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Lessons from history for the Current Covid-19 Pandemic:
Third year history student Tomás Pizarro-Escuti explores the lessons of The Spanish Flu through the lenses of applied history. History, in its purest form, can be defined as the knowledge of humanity’s past based upon reliable sources. Nevertheless, the historian’s role in its reconstruction of the past should not only be inspired...
Standing on the Shoulders of Medical Giants
Neil McLennan reflects on the lessons that can be learned from Aberdeen graduate and 'giant' of public health Sir Wilson Jameson during the Covid-19 pandemic. In just a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has changed our lives beyond recognition. ‘Self isolation’ and ‘social distancing’ have become the words of the moment. Lying behind this...
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...