Study aims to tackle loneliness across generations
Can friendships cross generations? This is the question that researchers from the University of Aberdeen are hoping to answer with help from the local community.
Sound of the sea solves decades-old supervolcano mystery
Scientists have used the sound of the sea to discover the route taken by hot fluids that feed a supervolcano in southern Italy.
Antibiotics: How much is too much?
New research has, for the first time, provided guidance on the amount of antibiotics that can safely be prescribed without generating resistant superbugs.
May Fest Unveils Bumper Schools' Programme
Uncovering the secrets of the Vikings, discovering more about Chinese culture and learning how to make snot are all part of eclectic mix of the sixth annual May Fest Schools' Programme 2019, which was launched today.
From the flight path to the field: trying to save lives in the UK's most hazardous industry
A new checklist for farmers, similar to that used by airline pilots has been developed by researchers from University of Aberdeen.
Kelp row inspires research project to explore best practice in the 'blue economy'
A row over commercial kelp dredging on Scotland's west coast has inspired a new research project which will see academics in Aberdeen and Japan develop new approaches to the political ecology of coastal societies.
Worldwide study reveals air pollution link to unborn baby growth
Exposure to air pollution is linked to babies' growth during pregnancy, according to a landmark new study.
Sultan of Brunei honorary degree
The University of Aberdeen has rescinded the honorary degree given to the Sultan of Brunei in 1995 following the introduction of anti-LGBT measures.
Help the University of Aberdeen to 'knit the elements'
An idea to combine science and knitting has seen people across the country reaching for their needles as a group of University of Aberdeen scientists aim to knit the Periodic Table.
Playing in the archives: Aberdeen's burgh records inspiring video game design
Aberdeen's UNESCO-recognised medieval records could provide the inspiration for video games which will bring people face-to-face with life in the Middle Ages.
Popular city festival returns with jam-packed programme for 2019
The University of Aberdeen's May Festival is back for 2019 - with a bigger programme than ever!
University launches recruitment campaign for 60 academic posts
The University of Aberdeen is recruiting for 60 academic posts as part of an ambitious strategy to enhance its status as a world leader in research.
Routine HPV vaccination linked to dramatic reduction in cervical disease among young women
Routine vaccination of girls aged 12 or 13 years in school with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine in Scotland has led to a dramatic reduction in cervical disease in later life, finds a study published by The BMJ today.
Aberdeen 31st in world for impact on society
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked 31st in the world in terms of the impact it has on society.
Leading University academics appointed RSE Vice-Presidents
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen have been appointed to prestigious positions with the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
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