Evolution of land plants changed composition of Earth's crust, study finds
A new study involving an international team of researchers has found that the evolution of land plants caused a sudden shift in the composition of Earth's continents.
Impact of offshore wind on marine food chain to be explored
The impact of offshore wind across the marine food chain will be explored in a new project.
German research exchange to benefit Parkinson's research
An Aberdeen PhD student has been awarded more than £8000 to enable a research exchange visit that will further her research into Parkinson's disease (PD).
Active Schools Aberdeen delivers masterclass in physical education for PDGE students
More than 200 University of Aberdeen postgraduate students on the Professional Graduate Diploma in Primary Education (PGDE) course gathered at the King's Pavilion Playing Fields on Wednesday 17 August to attend an Active Schools event.
Volunteers wanted for Scottish fruit study
Researchers are investigating whether new varieties of fruit being grown in Scotland which can adapt better to climate change have the same health benefits as established family favourites.
Dr Juliano Morimoto honoured with membership of RSE's Young Academy of Scotland
Lecturer in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Aberdeen Dr Juliano Morimoto has been appointed a member of the renowned Royal Society of Edinburgh's Young Academy of Scotland.
Join us at the Research Facilities Showcase - Wed 14th Sept 2022
Come along to this free event on Wed 14th Sept and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and explore the vast array of research facilities the University of Aberdeen has to offer, as well as a chance to network with colleagues across the University.
Aberdeenshire community woodlands could offset carbon emissions of 80 residents
The annual carbon emissions of 80 people could be offset by a community woodland designed for recreation and biodiversity conservation; research carried out in Maryculter, Aberdeenshire, has shown.
Student-curated animal exhibition launched
Museum Studies students at the University of Aberdeen have curated an online exhibition exploring the complex relationship between people and animals.
Invasive pests have cost New Zealand billions
Getting rid of invasive pests such as agricultural weeds, stoats, possums, and fire ants will provide New Zealand with massive economic and ecological benefits, a new study has found.
Key blood clotting protein could be 'warning light' for severe COVID cases
A protein that could be an early indicator of severe COVID-19 has been identified and described by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Breast Cancer Now Tissue Bank celebrates 10 years of ground-breaking global research
Scottish scientists at the UK's largest breast cancer tissue bank are celebrating the remarkable advances it has enabled in breast cancer research during its first decade.
Multiple success for the University in RSE funding awards
Four teams from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded funding in the latest RSE Research Awards programme.
University receives £220,000 from UK Government for hydrogen research
The University of Aberdeen's School of Engineering has been awarded £220,000 in funding from the UK Government for a project that aims to create a new process to obtain hydrogen from organic waste as part of the energy transition.
Study reveals environmental impact of 57,000 multi-ingredient processed foods for first time
An estimate of the environmental impact of 57,000 food products in the UK and Ireland provides a first step towards enabling consumers, retailers and policymakers to make informed decisions on the environmental impacts of food and drink products.
Hands-on history at new festival celebrating our past
A new festival celebrating History and Heritage will help families to once again enjoy a north-east museum which has been a staple of school trips and family days out for almost half a century.
Rude pet owners may be causing vets to rethink their careers
New research looks at the impact of incivility on veterinary staff
A dam fine dram - researchers team up with The Glenlivet to protect whisky production
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen and James Hutton Institute have worked with The Glenlivet distillery to introduce environmentally sustainable solutions at Chivas Brothers' Speyside distillery to address water scarcity and protect whisky production.
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