Three University researchers elected to Royal Society
Three researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society - a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Fungal infection expert elected as Fellow of Academy of Medical Sciences
An Aberdeen fungal infection expert has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
University spin out company Elasmogen Ltd wins "Perfect Pitch" biotechnology award
A spin-out company from the University of Aberdeen which develops sight-saving drugs has picked up an award at Europe's leading conference for bringing investors, pharmaceutical executives and innovative life science R&D companies together.
Scientists seek volunteers for crucial study
Previous studies have shown that whole grain foods such as oats and unrefined wheats can lower blood pressure and scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health are hoping to study this further.
University's New York Alumni Chapter out in force for Tartan Day
The University of Aberdeen's New York Alumni Chapter were out in force for the Big Apple's annual Tartan Day parade, held earlier this month.
Jakarta energy law conference hailed a success
A one-day conference focusing on the legal and regulatory challenges facing Indonesia's oil and gas sector has been hailed a success.
Plight of the honeybee
A world-renowned University of Aberdeen researcher will share his insights into the global honeybee crisis, how this impacts on our lives and what we can all do to help curb the decline.
Top 10 subject success for University
Five subjects at the University of Aberdeen have been named among the best in the UK, according to a new national report.
Former University student to feature on new banknote
A former University of Aberdeen student has been selected to appear on the Royal Bank of Scotland's new £5 note.
Copy of important 16th century manuscript gifted to the National Library of China
The University of Aberdeen will gift a digital copy of an important 16th century manuscript to the National Library of China.
A bright grey future?
The challenges that a rapidly growing ageing population bring will be considered this week for the latest installment of Café Med.
Vice-Principal Dame Anne Glover DBE joins Board of Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
University of Aberdeen Vice-Principal Dame Anne Glover DBE has been appointed to the Board of the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult as a Non-Executive Director.
Patrick Miley appointed High Performance Swim Coach at University of Aberdeen
In a partnership between University of Aberdeen, Scottish Swimming and Aberdeen Sports Village, Patrick Miley has been appointed High Performance Swim Coach with the University of Aberdeen.
University's public engagement nominated for two UK research awards
The University of Aberdeen has been recognised for outstanding achievements in bringing research to communities in the North East with two nominations in a national award scheme.
New recipes show how oats and barley can make our favourite meals healthier
There is more to oats and barley than just porridge and broth as a new recipe book, Go with the Grain developed and compiled by researchers at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health aims to show.
2016 May Festival programme launched
The programme for one of the north-east's premier festivals is launched today and will see actor and comedian Elaine C Smith, football pundit and broadcaster Pat Nevin and science whizz Marty Jopson, from the BBC's One Show take to the stage in the Granite City.
Essay prize win for Aberdeen student
An Aberdeen student has won a prestigious essay prize from the leading society for American studies in the UK.
Of mice and monkeys - why are some species more at risk from climate change?
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen, Sapienza University of Rome, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology and the University of Liverpool have developed a modelling approach which predicts the proportion of terrestrial mammals, from shrews to stoats to deer and giraffes, which may not be able to keep up with...
Female powerlifters muscle their way to best in UK
The University of Aberdeen's female powerlifters are now the best in Britain following a record-breaking performance at the Scottish Universities and Colleges Championship.
University of Aberdeen shortlisted for Times Higher Education Leadership and Management award
The University of Aberdeen has been shortlisted for a Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Award (THELMAs).
Students cook up Fit Dish idea as part of CityLab project
A student plan to cut food waste in Aberdeen has come out on top as part of a project aiming to build sustainable projects for the city.
Tissue-damaging fungal toxin discovered in pioneering study
Scientists in Jena, Borstel, Aberdeen and London have discovered a toxin in the fungus Candida albicans, which plays a crucial role during human mucosal infection.
Call for clarity in legal approach to maximising North Sea oil and gas recovery
Greater clarity in the legal framework governing hydrocarbon recovery in the North Sea is required to realise the goals of the Wood Review, according to energy law experts at the University of Aberdeen.
New entrance for University of Aberdeen
Work to enhance the main entrance to the University of Aberdeen's historic King's Campus will get underway this month.
Soils could play key role in locking away greenhouse gases
The world's soils could potentially store an extra 8 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases, helping to limit the impacts of climate change, says a new study from a team including Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen,
Oil firm digs deep again to support fight against Alzheimer's
Aberdeen scientists' fight to beat Alzheimer's disease has been aided by a generous donation from oil and gas firm Apache.
New EU project will investigate the effects of climate change on fish
In France, April 1 is referred to as Poisson d'Avril, or 'April Fish day' and French children are said to tape a picture of a fish on the back of their schoolmates, crying "Poisson d'Avril" when the prank is discovered.
Mandarin students celebrate success in Chinese Bridge competition
Two students from the University of Aberdeen are celebrating their success in an international competition that tests the abilities of Chinese language learners.
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