Major literary award for Aberdeen theologian
A fresh approach to dementia has earned an Aberdeen theologian a prestigious literary award which comes with a £10,000 prize.
Report card decreases dentists' antibiotic prescriptions
Dentists prescribe fewer antibiotics after they receive a personalised report detailing their past prescription rates, according to research from The University of Aberdeen.
University to offer new Petroleum Data Management MSc
The University of Aberdeen is teaming up with key players from the UK oil and gas industry to offer a new Masters degree in Petroleum Data Management.
University of Aberdeen awarded £1.2 million to support divinity research
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded a £1.2 million endowment by the Kirby Laing Foundation to fund postdoctoral research in New Testament Studies.
University lecturer to receive prestigious prize
An academic from the University of Aberdeen will be awarded a prestigious prize from the British Society for Neuroendocrinology next week.
Happy Birthday to the 1936 Birth Cohort!
The University of Aberdeen welcomed scores of octogenarians to a party in Elphinstone Hall this week (August 24) to celebrate the birthday of the 1936 Birth Cohort.
University hosts workshop on impact of climate change on Arctic marine ecosystems
Academics from across the world will gather at the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab research station for a workshop focusing on the impact of climate change on Arctic marine ecosystems.
University of Aberdeen showcases talent as Converge Challenge shortlist is announced
The University of Aberdeen is leading the way in this year's Converge Challenge which offers up a £150,000 prize to the winner.
Aberdeen academic releases new book on cognitive science
A computing scientist from the University of Aberdeen has released a book that uses computer algorithms to shed light on a fundamental aspect of human communication.
University hosts unique land reform conference
Scotland's new land reform laws will come under scrutiny at a unique conference taking place at the University of Aberdeen on Friday (August 26).
Aberdeen-led £1.4million study into fresh approach to common condition
A new study into the treatment of gallbladder stones - conditions which lead to around 80,000 operations a year in the UK - is being directed by Professor Irfan Ahmed of NHS Grampian and Professor Craig Ramsay of the University of Aberdeen.
World experts in health psychology to arrive in Aberdeen
Hundreds of the world's foremost experts in Health Psychology are expected to arrive in the city this week as the University of Aberdeen hosts the biggest conference in the discipline's calendar
Anemic adults may have a higher risk of death after stroke
Anemia, a lack of red blood cells, may be linked to a higher risk of death in older adults after suffering a stroke, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen, published in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke...
Psychology earns University's first departmental Athena SWAN award
The School of Psychology at the University of Aberdeen has been officially recognised for its efforts to advance gender equality - becoming the first of the University's Schools to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze Award.
Is it all in the eyes?
Can eye movements diagnose psychiatric disorders like depression or schizophrenia?
Principal welcomes assurances on EU research funding
Professor Sir Ian Diamond has welcomed a guarantee from HM Treasury that protects future European research funding and will allow UK universities to continue to bid for funding while the UK remains part of the EU.
Student gets green light to develop new traffic lights system
A University of Aberdeen student is working with the Qatari Government to develop a new traffic lights system that aims to significantly reduce traffic build-up and associated CO2 emissions.
Aberdeen team enters 20M XPRIZE competition to develop Carbon Capture and Utilisation technology
A team of academics from the University of Aberdeen has entered the NRG COSIA Carbon XPRIZE, a global competition that challenges teams to develop technologies to convert carbon dioxide into valuable products.
Student satisfaction at University of Aberdeen up for second year
Student satisfaction at the University of Aberdeen has gone up for the second year running in this year's National Student Survey (NSS).
Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre presents youngsters with John Muir Awards
A group of young carers were presented with the John Muir Award at the University of Aberdeen yesterday (Monday August 8)
Aberdeen medical students win prestigious national award
Two Aberdeen medical students have won a prestigious national competition after they developed undergraduate care manuals for pre-hospital care.
Still time to sign up for free 4-week nutrition course
People with a thirst for knowledge can still sign up to take part in the University of Aberdeen's free online Nutrition and Wellbeing course which begins next month (September 5).
Alumni Olympians ready for Rio
Four athletes with a University of Aberdeen connection are preparing to make their mark in Brazil when the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games get underway in Rio de Janeiro on Friday.
Prestigious chemistry prize for PhD graduate
A University of Aberdeen PhD graduate has been awarded a prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry which recognises 'a young scientist judged to have made a major contribution to analytical atomic spectroscopy'.
Psychology Professor awarded rare honour
Britain's oldest surgical Royal College has awarded one of their highest honours to the University of Aberdeen's Emeritus Professor Rhona Flin.
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