'Long-awaited' research into effect of long-term health conditions on mums and their babies underway
The impact of having more than one long-term health condition on pregnant mothers and their babies is to be investigated by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Increasing long-term exercise reduces the amount of calories we burn according to new research
A new collaborative study which included researchers from the University of Aberdeen has found that a long-term increase in exercise leads to a 28% reduction in calories burned by the body during basic activities like sleeping.
New University VP for regional recovery and development
A new post has been announced to help the University of Aberdeen play a key role in the north-east of Scotland's recovery and redevelopment from the pandemic.
Shakespeare on the move stops off at the Cruickshank gardens
The University of Aberdeen's Cruickshank Botanic Garden will host an outdoor performance of Macbeth, which will arrive at the scenic venue thanks to pedal power.
The ethics of design - moral considerations in the development of assistive technology
The Paralympic Games have highlighted the extremes of human endeavour and the technologies that support it, from running blades and handcycles to "sip and puff" steering for sailing.
Top climate scientist appointed to key environment role ahead of COP 26
Professor Pete Smith, Professor of Soils and Global Change at the University of Aberdeen's Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, has been appointed to a new group of international experts who will advise the Scottish Government on environmental issues.
Big screen release for film based on Aberdeen academic's book
The film adaptation of a successful novel by Aberdeen lecturer Alan Warner will hit UK cinema screens on Friday.
Top Diabetes research institutes join forces to celebrate centenary of insulin
The University of Aberdeen will join forces with Scotland's other top Diabetes research institutes to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.
Over 1,100 funded courses to help people 'take the first step' towards new opportunities
The University of Aberdeen is offering over 1,100 fully funded places on a range of its online courses, as it encourages people in the north-east of Scotland to 'take the first step' towards a new job or career progression.
Metabolism changes with age, just not when you think it does
Researchers have measured life's metabolic highs and lows from birth to old age, and have discovered the rate at which we burn calories actually peaks much earlier, and starts to decline much later, than previously thought.
Work underway to investigate vaccine hesitancy in minority groups
The University of Aberdeen is among 13 universities, community organisations and small and medium size enterprises in a collective effort to improve vaccine uptake among minority groups.
University helps 'Light the North'
Ahead of welcoming students back in the new term, the University of Aberdeen will see two new additions this week as it takes delivery of lighthouses from the CLAN Cancer Support Light the North Lighthouse Trail.
Aberdeen researchers join UK-wide project to improve understanding of the value of trees
University of Aberdeen researchers will join a range of national partners in a major new initiative to develop innovative tools and approaches which will help trees and woodlands adapt to climate change and enable the UK to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions.
University joins Scott 250 celebrations with: 'Walter Scott and Song: Retuning the Harp of the North
A new online exhibition marking 250 years since the birth of Walter Scott (1771-1832) will reveal the ways that this Scottish author best known for his historical novels, influenced and drew inspiration from musical traditions.
Shockwave therapy could help with several 'difficult to treat' disorders
Shockwave therapy - used as a last resort to treat wounds that do not heal with conventional treatments - could have other, previously unknown benefits, University of Aberdeen researchers have found.
Return of the Sprat - 'vital' small fish thrive in the Clyde Sea
Small fish that live in open water and form a significant part of the base of the marine food chain have returned in huge numbers to the Clyde Sea, according to new research from scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
What lies beneath the far side of the Moon?
A new technique for processing lunar radar data has allowed scientists to see what lies beneath the surface of the Moon in the clearest ever detail.
WayWORD Festival returns for second year
For the second year running the University of Aberdeen is set to host the exciting student and youth-led WayWORD Festival.
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