Regular problem solving does not protect against mental decline
Sudoku and crosswords may not offset age-related mental decline, but can boost mental ability over a lifetime
Human antibody discovery could save lives from fungal killer
New 'cloned antibodies' technique will be basis of new Aberdeen spin-out company based at forthcoming BioHub
Research shows that seabirds are at risk due to competition for fish
New global analysis shows seabirds are at risk.
University pledges to double widening access target by next year
The University of Aberdeen has pledged to double the number of full-time Scottish degree students it recruits from SIMD20 areas by next year, as part of its commitment to improve access to higher education.
Calling all Scots speakers: your language needs you!
Aberdeen academic warns we must take action to prevent Scots language fading into the past
Principal's Award encourages local schoolchildren to aim for university
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new award that aims to recognise academic potential among local schoolchildren with ambitions to reach university.
University choir 'come together' with Sheryl Crow for Beatles medley dedicated to Ringo Starr
Aberdeen Chapel Choir take centre stage at UNICEF Snowflake Ball in New York
£40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences company growth in Aberdeen
Initiative will support the national ambitions for the sector to collaborate, innovate and commercialise the next generation of therapies and healthcare solutions.
New collaboration receives £5M to enable 100 doctoral students
New PhD opportunities in School of Biological Sciences and Geosciences
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May government's Brexit aims were never achievable – we've been hunting a fantastical beast all along
Armistice centenary: why Northern Ireland's culture divide is still an obstacle to remembering the past
Anthill 31: World War I remembered – podcast
UK Budget 2018: experts respond
Academic freedom: I spent four months at UAE’s national university – this is what I found
How often do people forget things about one another? We decided to find out
New Apple Watch adds heart tracking: here's why we should welcome ECG for everyone
Our mission to widen access to a university education
Since I returned to Aberdeen to take up my role as Principal I have worked to play my part in strengthening links between the University and our local institutions, meeting with civic and political leaders, industry figures, and education partners as we aim to enhance our existing partnerships for the...
Depression: My year off the gear
I hadn’t really intended on this being a series of pieces when I wrote for the first time in April 2017 about my depression diagnosis. But the more I wrote, the more I found it helped me learn to deal with it. As time went on, I found it was...
Languages change, but please let us nae lose oor Scots
When I was a child, one of the most evocative words I heard my mother (and grandmother) use was ferfochan. It can be used to refer to a sense of world-weary exasperation for which there is rarely a remedy: A’m sair ferfochan wi ma brither. The word has rich connotations and...