ECLS trial shows reduction in late-stage diagnoses of lung cancer
Lung cancer affects more than 5000 people every year in Scotland and within a year 4000 have died, usually because the diagnosis is made too late for curative treatment.
Multi-million investment in six new research projects to investigate Covid-19 and ethnicity
University of Aberdeen leading one of six new projects to improve understanding of links between Covid-19 and ethnicity.
It's oh so quiet - lockdown sees worldwide drop in seismic noise
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have helped establish that Covid-19 lockdown measures led to a 50 per cent reduction in seismic noise observed around the world in early to mid-2020.
Aberdeen researchers join data experts to tackle UK's biggest health care challenges
Aberdeen Centre for Health Data Science researchers receive up to £400,000 to join national network of experts to address some of the biggest challenges facing health and care services.
University of Aberdeen 11th in the UK for student satisfaction
National Student Survey 2020 results
Building an understanding of diabetes with Minecraft
The hugely popular virtual construction game Minecraft is being used to teach young people about diabetes by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
New national study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 launched
A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched today involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Researchers at University of Aberdeen looking for fertility feedback
Fertility experts at the University of Aberdeen are appealing for couples to share their experiences of using an online tool which calculates their predicted chances of having a baby following IVF treatment.
Scotland's great outdoors provide inspiration for Isabella
Isabella Maria Engberg says Scotland's great outdoors were key to her University success after she graduated with an MA in English-German.
Aberdeen was love at first sight for Sanson
For Sanson Selvanathar it was love at first sight when he took a stroll around our Old Aberdeen campus when visiting the North-east for a conference.
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Questioning the evidence for rapid growth of 'orthodox' Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa
Aberdeen academic Andrew McKinnon, Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Aberdeen, questions the evidence for rapid growth of ‘orthodox’ Anglican churches in sub Saharan Africa I have been studying Anglicans fighting about sex for over a decade. In that time, many things have changed, but some have not. The...
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...