Professor Brian Cox to unveil plaque in honour of Aberdeen Nobel-Prize winner
A plaque in honour of an Aberdeen Nobel Prize winner will be unveiled by one of the world’s best-known physicists at the British Science Festival.
Insights into the Earth’s most extreme locations at the British Science Festival
Groundbreaking scientific research in some of the world’s most extreme locations will come under the spotlight in Aberdeen next week.
Scholar Receives the Award for Best Gaelic Book of 2012
This year’s Donald Meek Award for the best Gaelic book of 2012 has been awarded to Dr Moray Watson of the University of Aberdeen.
University Reunion over the British Science Festival
The University of Aberdeen will host an event for former students at Europe’s largest science festival.
Thousands to descend on Aberdeen as University hosts Open Day
Thousands of prospective students from across the globe will descend on the Granite City next week (Tuesday August 28) as the University of Aberdeen hosts its annual Open Day.
The science of food and nutrition to come under the spotlight at the British Science Festival
Ever wondered some people can stick to a diet where others flounder, or whether it was possible to eat less and not feel hungry?
Secondary Pupils to learn about STEM in the Pipeline
Secondary school pupils throughout Aberdeen City and Shire are to delve into the world of oil and gas as they embark on a project which will see them use their skills in physics, maths, chemistry and geology to solve an industry challenge.
Secondary School pupils achievements recognised at Awards Ceremony
The academic achievements of secondary school pupils from Ellon Academy were last night honoured in the University of Aberdeen’s Centre of Lifelong Learning’s Annual Award Ceremony.
International flavour for Aberdeen art exhibition
More than 45 artists from the UK and beyond have been selected to display their work at a prestigious Aberdeen exhibition depicting the link between geology and the landscape of earth.
School kids head to British Science Festival
School children will be travelling from all over the north of Scotland to attend next month’s British Science Festival taking place in Aberdeen City and Shire.
From punk rock to climate science
Environmental scientist Professor Pete Smith is the latest expert to give a talk taking inspiration from the House of Annie Lennox exhibition at Aberdeen Art Gallery.
Oscar brings science festival fun to Union Square
Shoppers in Aberdeen had a taste last weekend of the fun ahead as the British Science Festival prepares to hit town.
‘Cannabis’ receptor discovery may help understanding of obesity and pain
Researchers have discovered that a genetic difference in a ‘switch’, which causes over-activity in parts of the brain, may explain why some people could be more susceptible to conditions such as obesity and addiction, and may play a role in chronic pain and psychosis.
Controversial debate at British Science Festival
What would you do to save your child? And showing mercy or a licence to kill – what are your views on assisted suicide?
TechFest in September returns to add family fun to the British Science Festival
Snot, microbes and robots have long been childhood favourites and this September will see children get the opportunity to learn more about them as part of a programme of family fun science events.
Aberdeen gets taste of Science Festival fun
The countdown is on for the British Science Festival hitting the streets of Aberdeen 4-9 September.
Safe sun advice may help to raise vitamin D in Scottish mums-to-be
Too many women in Scotland are failing to follow current advice on vitamin D supplement use in pregnancy. This is leading to very low levels in some mothers and newborns, particularly in the winter months, and the problem is greatest in mothers from the poorest areas.
Last chance ‘in a generation’ to see precious medieval ‘encyclopaedia’
Visitors to the University of Aberdeen’s library have until Saturday (August 18) to see a lavishly illustrated medieval book, which once belonged to King Henry VIII.
Intelligence papers reveal how Hitler’s close ally sought the help of the British to conspire agains
The private papers of a former British intelligence officer have revealed the extent of attempts made by Hitler’s First World War commanding officer to warn the Allies of the true nature of the Third Reich.
Sectarian divide discussed at first Scottish-Irish Conversation
The sectarian divide in Scotland continues to dominate headlines and has legal and political ramifications which stretch well beyond the Old Firm.
Aberdeen student to follow Far East adventure
A University of Aberdeen student will travel to the Japanese city of Nagasaki after winning a prestigious scholarship to undertake a research trip.
New Centres put health records at the heart of UK medical research
A consortium of 10 UK government and charity funders, led by the Medical Research Council, has made a historic £19 million investment to establish four e-health research Centres of Excellence in London, Manchester, Dundee and Swansea.
Identifying best practice in the selection of medical students
A team led by Professor Jennifer Cleland from University of Aberdeen has been commissioned by the GMC to undertake a literature review to identify best practice in the selection of medical students.
University discusses opportunities for working with Eulji University
Visitors from Eulji University in South Korea visited the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Aberdeen to discuss opportunities for joint working.
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