University of Aberdeen to help light up city centre
The University of Aberdeen is set to be part of this year's Spectra festival, which takes place in the city centre this week (13-16 February).
University celebrates first graduates from Malawi partnership programme
A unique partnership between the University of Aberdeen and Zomba Theological College in Malawi has produced its first cohort of graduates.
University launches new Biomedical Engineering MSc
A new Masters programme launched by the University of Aberdeen is offering students the chance to forge a career at the cutting edge of medical science.
New research highlights long-term impact of flooding on communities
A report co-authored by researchers from the University of Aberdeen and the James Hutton Institute has highlighted the profound and long-lasting impacts of flooding on individuals, businesses and communities in Scotland.
University marks 525th birthday with ambitious vision for the future
New strategy launched as university celebrates 525th birthday
Prize for paper on Scottish geriatrics services
An Aberdeen researcher has won a prize for a research paper looking at the provision of specialised care for older people across Scotland.
New treatment for advanced prostate cancer receives funding boost
A new treatment for advanced prostate cancer being developed by a scientist at the University of Aberdeen has received a major new funding award.
'Flammable ice' discovery offers up clue to life on other planets
Scientists studying so-called 'flammable ice' in the Sea of Japan have made a startling discovery - the existence of life within microscopic bubbles.
Family matters for world's second biggest fish
The world's second biggest fish - the basking shark - prefers to travel with family to familiar feeding sites, according to a new study led by the University of Aberdeen.
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If you think the millennium bug was a hoax, here comes a history lesson
Spotting alien life – how 'microfossils' can fool scientists
The $120,000 banana: how to have your art and eat it
Why we need a better understanding of how PTSD affects families
Five ways rudeness can actually be a positive experience
New education system was central to the Kurds' Rojava Revolution in northern Syria – now it's under attack
Ben Ali: the Tunisian autocrat who laid the foundations for his demise
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...
Is the oil and gas industry really prepared for energy transition?
The oil and gas industry currently finds itself in a situation which is far from comfortable. On the one hand, the industry just began to recover from the 2014 downturn. Now the industry faces perhaps an even bigger challenge: the move towards a carbon-free society, also referred to as energy transition. In light...
Dracula, Measles, Mumps and Rubella: Economic lessons for why some are difficult to kill off.
Professor John Skåtun, Chair in Economics at the University of Aberdeen Business School, argues that with vaccine hesitancy on the rise, policymakers need to consider the use of financial penalties for those not prepared to consider the societal benefit of immunisation. Measles is a serious disease. So recent flare-ups have caused...