Aberdeen recognised for its contribution to pharmacological research
A new initiative to put advances in UK pharmacology 'on the map' has recognised the contribution to research in this field made in Aberdeen.
Exam head start helps Michael race to gold medal success
A University of Aberdeen engineering student got a head start on his exam allowing him to sprint to success in a cross country race just a few hours later.
Chemistry Technician of the Year award for Brian
Brian Paterson from the Department of Chemistry has been awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemistry Technician of the Year award for higher education and research.
Professor Stephen Logan appointed new Chair of NHS Grampian
The Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Shona Robison, today announced that University of Aberdeen Senior Vice Principal, Professor Stephen Logan, is to be the new Chair of NHS Grampian.
Deepest fish and 'supergiants' filmed in the Mariana Trench
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have set a new record for the world's deepest fish, filmed in the Mariana Trench - the deepest place on Earth.
Digging up the 'Spanish Vikings'
The fearsome reputation of the Vikings has made them the subject of countless exhibitions, books and films - however, surprisingly little is known about their more southerly exploits in Spain.
Aberdeen academic secures funding to investigate 'killer fungus'
A University of Aberdeen academic has secured a prestigious fellowship which will enable her to lead a research project into a fungus which claims 600,000 lives every year.
Research at University of Aberdeen confirmed as leading the world
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked as 'world leading' for significant areas of its research in a UK-wide assessment, which is the first of its kind to examine the impact of university outputs on society, business and culture.
Time does not heal 'broken heart syndrome', new research finds
An acute heart condition previously thought to recover spontaneously does not necessarily heal with time, new Aberdeen research has found
University Honorary Graduate inspires new voices
A group of North-east singer songwriters will perform brand new songs written following a weekend songwriting workshop led by University Honorary Graduate Richard Thompson back in September.
Aberdeen experts input to new report on widening access to medical education
Medical schools and government agencies across the UK need to do more to attract bright young people from all backgrounds to become the doctors of the future.
New Senior Vice-Principal appointed
The University of Aberdeen has appointed Professor Jeremy Kilburn as new Senior Vice-Principal.
New award to enable Visiting Scholars to research Aberdeen's collections
A new award is to offer academics from outwith Aberdeen financial support to allow them to visit the University of Aberdeen as part of their research.
Climate change research wins 'outstanding contribution' award
Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen's Institute of Biological & Environmental Sciences has been honoured for outstanding contribution to climate change research.
Aberdeen University Student Association's Carbon School in Award Success
The 'Climate Challenge Funded Project' was awarded first place in the Positive Collaboration Category of the Aberdeen Impact Awards and was runner-up in the Eco Learning Category of the Aberdeen EcoCity Awards.
Food security group wins major funding for world-leading food and land research
The Scottish Food Security Alliance-Crops (SFSA-C), which is a collaborative venture between the University of Aberdeen, The James Hutton Institute and University of Dundee, has been awarded prestigious funding to research the global links between Food Security and Land Use Change.
Antibiotic hunting project wins communications award
A project tasked with generating new antibiotics from microbes found in the coldest and deepest parts of the oceans has won a European communications award.
Visiting professor wins Saudi award for environmental research
A visiting professor at the University of Aberdeen has received a top award for environmental management relating to Arab countries by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Excellence in teaching award for Chemistry Senior Lecturer
A Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Aberdeen accepted a special award at last week's Graduation ceremonies for his excellence in teaching, voted for entirely by his students.
Gene critical to the development of low arsenic plants identified by scientists
Concerns about arsenic in food have grown in recent years with high concentrations found in rice, fruit juices and even baby food.
University Professor receives two top honours in one day
A University of Aberdeen academic recently celebrated receiving two prestigious honours in the same day.
Healthy over 60s sought for research into early Alzheimer's detection
University of Aberdeen academics working to find a new way of detecting Alzheimer's disease at an earlier stage are looking for healthy volunteers to take part in a research study.
Roman and Pictish silver hoard uncovered by archaeologists
Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen's Northern Picts project and National Museums Scotland have unearthed a hoard of Late Roman and Pictish silver buried in a field in Aberdeenshire.
University of Aberdeen student's first book raises thousands for charity
A University of Aberdeen student is helping to raise money for charity after writing a book on the sacrifices made by railway staff that lost their lives during World War One.
Synthetic Bone Graft company spun out from Aberdeen secures £3.1m funding
A spin out company from the University of Aberdeen that is developing innovative bone graft materials has secured £3.1 million in financing from a syndicate of investors.
Volunteers needed for study examining the benefits of eating breakfast
Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day and researchers at the University of Aberdeen want to test the theory to see what impact eating something filling in the morning has on our brains.
New £100m University Energy Building to tackle society's biggest challenges
Plans for a new £100 million centre of excellence in research, innovation and teaching to help safeguard society's energy needs have been announced today (Monday, December 1) by the University of Aberdeen.
Top thesis prize for Aberdeen student
A University of Aberdeen student recently won a competition which celebrates the best thesis papers from MSc Engineering students from Aberdeen's two Universities.
Final PechaKucha of the year to look at Visual Culture
Aspects of our culture that are represented in images will be presented at the University of Aberdeen's final PechaKucha event of the year.
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