University of Aberdeen scientists fight back against global public health emergency
Following the declaration by the World Health Organisation (WHO) that antimicrobial resistance is one of the top global public health threats facing humanity, a 5-year long project is now underway to find the best and most effective forms of defence against this growing problem.
Study reveals new insights into the origins of Scotland's mysterious Picts
Scotland's Picts have long been viewed as a mysterious people with their enigmatic symbols and inscriptions, accentuated by representations of them as wild barbarians with exotic origins.
Historic garden study to help manage vital urban green spaces
A historic Aberdeen garden could play an important role in the development of urban green spaces, following a study that showed how different types of vegetation can be used to best manage these vital areas.
Work to address gender inequalities recogised with Athena Swan Silver Award
The School of Biological Sciences (SBS) has had its commitment to identifying and successfully addressing gender inequalities recognised with an Athena Swan Silver Award.
We're using less energy when we rest than 30 years ago
A new study published today (Wednesday) in Nature Metabolism led by scientists from the University of Aberdeen has shown that the amount of energy we expend while resting has declined.
Age and sex influence health benefits of dieting, study suggests
Dieting affects males and females differently in young adulthood - but the variations disappear with age, according to a new study, which the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute contributed to.
University launches new Sustainable Water Management MSc
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new Masters programme in Sustainable Water Management, building on its world-leading research to prepare graduates for a career in the globally vital sector.
VIDEO: Mission to Mars
NASA's quest on Mars has always been to 'follow the water' - the Department of Planetary Sciences at the University of Aberdeen are on course to play a role in that mission.
University of Aberdeen law student among the top 10 in the UK
Aberdeen law student Hamza Afzal is one of 10 finalists and the only Scottish student in the running for the prestigious Undergraduate Future Lawyer of the Year Awards 2023.
Cost of living crisis is fuelling the obesity epidemic
A leading nutrition researcher has warned of the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on the obesity epidemic, in a new paper published in the journal Obesity.
VIDEO: Composer draws on Celtic connections for Coronation music
With just weeks to go before the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, further details of music for the ceremony, which includes a brand-new piece by a University of Aberdeen composer, have been revealed.
New outdoor exhibition celebrates Polish life in Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen's Cruickshank Botanic Garden will host an outdoor exhibition celebrating the contribution of the Polish community to life in the city.
Multi-million-pound investment to adapt 'game-changing' technology for Lyme disease and diabetes
The team who devised ground-breaking technology to create covid tests at the height of the pandemic have joined forces with US biotech giant Innova Medical Group (IMG) to adapt the technology to develop the tests for a range of other diseases including diabetes and Lyme disease.
Aberdeen academic co-authors new report from the European Marine Board
Professor Beth Scott from the University of Aberdeen was one of the contributing authors to a new report that outlines the main gaps in our knowledge that could prevent the offshore renewable energy sector from developing in a sustainable, equitable and responsible manner.
Medal win for Asmaa as she begins her journey to become a doctor
A first year medical student has been awarded a medal for achievement named in honour of a pioneering Scottish female doctor, presented in recognition of her work on the Gateway2Medicine programme.
Law students talk themselves into winning position
University of Aberdeen law students have triumphed for a third consecutive year in the Scottish finals of an international competition that pits the country's best budding negotiators against each other.
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