Big fish in big trouble in Europe
An international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered that large fish, which include many of the sharks, rays and skates of Europe, are the most at threat from extinction.
2017 May Festival underway!
The University of Aberdeen May Festival kicks off today (Friday), with a huge variety of events set to take place over the weekend.
Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery
Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.
North-east pupils embark on a journey of discovery with May Festival
Around a thousand school pupils will descend on the University of Aberdeen's King's College campus for three days of fun and learning beginning on Wednesday (May 24).
Aberdeen law trio scoop awards at The Hague
A trio of law students from the University of Aberdeen enjoyed success at a recent International competition at The Hague.
School pupils get arty to demonstrate the threats facing Scotland's marine environment
Youngsters from across Scotland have taken part in the 10th annual poster competition organised by the Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre at the University of Aberdeen.
Can wearable fitness trackers help you lose weight? Volunteers required
University of Aberdeen researchers are investigating the use of wearable technology to help with weight loss in overweight women.
Rowett scientists using their loaf (and yoghurt) to increase vegetable consumption at May Festival
Rowett to put on a colourful display at May Festival this week
Improving clinical trials focus of two new studies
University announces two new trials to improve participants' experience of clinical trials and to tackle dropout rates.
Aberdeen students to exhibit work at OCEANS 2017
Students from the University of Aberdeen and RGU are among 20 students from around the world selected to present their work at a major marine technology conference taking place in the city.
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.
Are we really seeing the rise of a 'new jihad'?
Our 'selfish' genes contain the seeds of our destruction – but there might be a fix
Election laws can't cope with data harvesting – which suits politicians fine
How theatre can help us understand Donald Trump and Brexit
Could taking vitamins in huge doses produce a health miracle after all?
Against the tide: why women's equality remains a distant dream in Arab countries
Hybrid 'super-slugs' are invading British gardens and we can't stop them