Exhibition to support the preservation of Gaelic song traditions takes to the road in the Hebrides

Research to highlight traditional forms of Gaelic singing has now been turned into an exhibition which will tour Hebridean communities in 2024 and 2025.

Aberdeen student's dissertation project earns him recognition as a future green energy leader

A University of Aberdeen graduate is in the running for an award recognising the next generation of leaders in renewable energy.

Academic awarded more than £2million to study rapid evolution in Scottish seabird populations

A University of Aberdeen scientist has been awarded EUR2.5million by the European Research Council (ERC) to lead a team in predicting how seabird populations on the east coast of Scotland will respond to increasingly extreme seasonal weather conditions.

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Witch hunts early example of profiling

Dr William G Naphy is a Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Aberdeen specialising in the Reformation and social control   As Halloween approaches, the perennially popular witch costume will be donned by guisers across the country. Images of witches have appeared in various forms throughout history—from evil, wart-nosed women...

Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Dana Dawson is from the University of Aberdeen’s Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit and a consultant cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Can you die of a broken heart? For those unfortunate enough to have experienced it, it can certainly feel like that. I am part of a group of scientists researching...

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...

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