Rowett researcher wins the best scientific paper of 2019
Research carried out by a former Aberdeen scientist while at the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute has been awarded the best scientific paper of 2019 by the Alpro Foundation.
University of Aberdeen launches £150,000 alumni campaign to help students most in need
The University of Aberdeen has today launched an ambitious fundraising appeal which aims to raise £150,000 for students facing severe financial hardship as a result of the ongoing global pandemic.
Aberdeen academic achieves trio of prestigious fellowships
An Aberdeen academic has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences of the USA this week, making him part of an exclusive group of only 28 scientists in the world to be an elected fellow of the world's three major national academies at the same time.
University of Aberdeen awarded almost £1 million to fight Covid-19
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded almost £1 million in new research funding to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic.
Genetics expertise could transform fish production
The potential of fish and shellfish production to feed a growing global population could be significantly enhanced through advances in genetics and biotechnology, University of Aberdeen researchers say.
Award nomination for University Feline Journal
A student publication celebrating all aspects of cats has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
Landmark report to protect the world's oceans
A landmark report co-authored by a leading academic specialising in how marine biological resources can be used in the development of life-saving pharmaceuticals has been launched today (Friday, April 24).
Mike completes home ultra-marathon challenge for NHS after heart surgery
An IT specialist from the University of Aberdeen has completed a 106-mile ultra-marathon to raise funds for the NHS - just seven weeks after undergoing major heart surgery.
Data harnessed to reveal Covid-19 spread in Scotland in real time
A study that uses patient data to track the progress of the Covid-19 pandemic in near real time across Scotland is set to launch.
Curating creative responses to Coronavirus
Creative responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have proliferated since the beginning of stay-at-home measures, with window rainbows, chalk drawings, poems, songs, and new digital initiatives all bringing people together.
New tsunami risk identified in Indonesia
A team of scientists led by a new arrival at the University of Aberdeen and a team at Heriot-Watt University has identified a potential new tsunami risk in Indonesia by mapping below the seabed of the Makassar Strait.
University in global top 100 for positive societal impact
The University of Aberdeen is among the top 100 universities in the world in terms of its positive impact on society.
Locking down in one of the most remote areas on earth
An Aberdeen archaeologist is spending lockdown in one of the most remote areas of the planet.
University launches search for 525 Alumni of Achievement
A new project aimed at celebrating the lives and achievements of 525 graduates of the University of Aberdeen kicks off today (Tuesday, April 21).
Understanding the 'symptom-less' Covid-19 carriers key to stopping spread
Lockdowns will not create enough herd immunity to control and eradicate Covid-19, but the measure is probably our best approach while we wait for a vaccine or faster and more thorough mass testing, according to physicists at the University of Aberdeen.
Mars scientists develop ventilator to help Covid-19 effort
Space scientists have used their expertise in the development of life support systems for manned space missions to build a ventilator for use in the fight against Covid-19.
New doctors graduate early to help Covid-19 effort
The newest cohort of doctors from the University of Aberdeen will today (Friday, April 17) graduate early so that many of them can join the frontline and support the NHS and the Covid-19 effort.
Mapping changes in sound as a result of Covid-19
A University of Aberdeen sound artist has launched a project to capture in sound the changes in our environment as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown.
Archaeology student praises University staff after emergency flight
A Slovak student has praised staff at the University of Aberdeen for helping him return home with eight fellow students aboard an emergency flight.
Rowett Institute teams up with fish producer to deliver healthy produce and advice
Nutritionists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute have teamed up with local fish producer, Sutherland's of Portsoy, to help create healthy grocery boxes.
New book offers 'people's history' of The Declaration of Arbroath
Celebrations to mark the 700th anniversary of The Declaration of Arbroath might be on hold but a new book exploring the untold stories of the Scots behind the document continues at pace despite current restrictions.
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