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.
Aberdeen to lead first comprehensive survey of Scots vocabulary since the 1950s
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will lead a new linguistic survey of Scots - the first comprehensive appraisal of the language to be conducted since the 1950s.
Study suggests widespread illegal killing of hen harriers on English grouse moors
New study examines hen harrier mortality rates in England compared to those in Orkney and mainland Scotland.
Frailty, not old age, best predictor of death
A new study involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen has found that regardless of age, the more frail a patient is, the less likely they are to survive.
New study centre to attract more international students to Aberdeen
A new International Study Centre (ISC) which will help overseas students assimilate to life and higher education in Scotland has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
University of Aberdeen commended by UK independent quality experts
The UK's independent quality body has commended the University for effectively supporting the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and championing equality and diversity.
Prise Winning Performance for Eilidh, as she aims for 2020 Olympic spot
University Pentathlete Eilidh Prise scooped an individual silver medal at this year's BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) Modern Pentathlon championships, held earlier this month in Reading.
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Students, this is how you can stand out from the crowd in a very competitive job market
Human Genome Project: new alcohol abuse study could help us finally unlock secrets to beating genetic diseases
Hospital disinfectants should be regulated like antibiotics new study suggests
Mystery of French babies born with deformed arms – here's what a developmental biologist thinks
Move over testosterone, another hormone is also vital for making boys – and it doesn't come from the testes
Now that UK nuclear power plans are in tatters, it's vital to double down on wind and solar
How RE teachers see religion – and why it can be bad for pupils
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...