Aberdeen academic to speak at Polish national celebration
An Aberdeen historian will address the highest court in Poland as part of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the signing of a constitution acknowledged as a revolutionary document in the political history of the world.
Gaelic music 'super group' to perform at this year's May Festival
A host of Gaelic events will feature in a popular festival which will enable audiences of all ages to experience the joy and inspiration of books, music, film, science, food, history, nature, sport and more in the glorious setting of Old Aberdeen.
Link discovered between back problems and our unique evolutionary history of upright walking
Back pain is a one of the most common health issues for humans, yet the causes of many back problems are still unknown. For decades, scientists have suggested that there may be a link between walking upright and back problems, since humans are more commonly afflicted with back pain than...
Business community gather to Meet the Interns
Delegates from the local business community attended the second Project SEARCH: Meet the Interns event at the University of Aberdeen this week (Wednesday).
University judo star to take on Europe's best
An Aberdeen student judo star has won the right to take part in a prestigious Europe-wide competition in France.
University flexes its muscles in varsity powerlifting event
The University of Aberdeen's student weightlifting club outmuscled their rivals to claim top prize in a inter-university powerlifting competition.
New award to improve access to 'Nationally Significant' University collections
The University of Aberdeen's Museums have been awarded a Recognition Fund grant from Museums Galleries Scotland to improve the curation of the Pacific ethnography collections.
Colourful cast line up for Marathon Oil Schools' Festival
Vikings, bugs, and a famous wartime bear are among the colourful cast that will feature at the Marathon Oil Schools' Festival.
Award marks University's commitment to young people leaving care
The University's commitment to welcoming and supporting applicants and students with experience of being 'in care' has been recognised with a special award.
Data used to 'name and shame' GP practices should be scrapped
Criteria currently used to compare GP practices' annual cancer diagnosis rates are misleading and should be replaced, according to findings by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Discover the May Festival: Booking now open
Tickets have been released today (Monday April 13) for a popular festival which will enable audiences of all ages to experience the joy and inspiration of books, music, film, science, food, history, nature, sport and more in the glorious setting of Old Aberdeen.
Research probes new targets for cancer treatment
New research at the University of Aberdeen has identified potential new targets for the treatment of certain types of cancer.
World leading scientist to deliver 2015 Kosterlitz lecture
An annual lecture which celebrates a University of Aberdeen scientist who discovered endorphins will be held next week.
Elphinstone shines as millions tune in for Scottish Leaders' Debate
Scotland's party leaders went head to head on Wednesday 8 April in a vigorous debate ahead of May's General Election.
British Museum artefact goes home on loan to Siberia
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen are collaborating with the British Museum on the loan of a work of art back to its place of origin in north-east Siberia for a temporary exhibition, for the first time since it left almost 150 years ago.
Aberdeen students receive BP Student Tutoring Awards
Students from the University of Aberdeen have successfully completed a volunteering programme which has seen them work as student tutors in primary and secondary schools throughout the north-east.
The Far North - Frozen Stars, Shifting Ice and the Silence Beyond
Exploring the special fascination which the most northern latitudes hold for mankind is the theme of the new exhibition which opens today Friday, April 3 in the Sir Duncan Rice Library at the University of Aberdeen.
Legal eagles set to fly after competition success
University of Aberdeen law students Latifa El Shafei and David Ridley are set to represent Scotland on the world stage following their success in the National Negotiating Competition.
Scientists make major breakthrough in understanding the 'unnoticed' senses
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have taken a step closer to understanding the nerve endings which report touch and movement to the brain - which could potentially be a powerful new drug target and save many lives in the future.
Renowned cellist and conductor crowns Ogston Music Prize winners
Renowned cellist and conductor Julian Lloyd Webber chaired the judging panel for this year's Ogston Music Prize.
Turkish delight for student rugby stars
Aberdeen University Rugby Club has been selected to represent the UK at the Gallipoli Games, a festival of sport being hosted by the Turkish Government to commemorate the famous First World War battle.
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