Evergreens go from strength to strength
A popular programme of exercise, sport and information classes for older people, run by the University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen Sports Village, has enjoyed its best ever year.
Study reveals high levels of toxic element in UK shale
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have discovered high levels of a toxic element in rock samples taken from an area of the UK targeted for shale gas extraction.
Student ambassadors inspire the next generation of language learners
Students from the University of Aberdeen have been helping to inspire the next generation of language learners in Aberdeen city and shire.
N-Circle: A major new UK-China Joint Centre on Nitrogen
A major new Centre is being established between UK and Chinese scientists to tackle the issues of nitrogen use and pollution from agriculture.
University Professor praised for postgraduate study report
A University of Aberdeen Professor has won praise from Scotland's Cabinet Secretary for Education for his contribution towards the future of postgraduate education in Scotland.
Leading fungal research selected for UK's most prestigious annual science exhibition
Research at the University of Aberdeen into potentially deadly fungi has been selected to exhibit at the UK's leading showcase of world-class research.
Making health information easier to understand
How best to present research information about treatments to patients the public is being explored by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Work of Aberdeen academic up in festive lights
Christmas decorations on Windsor Castle, part of the town council's festivities, have literally brought to light the publications and lectures of Aberdeen University academic Professor Jane Geddes.
New Christmas tune inspired by medieval rune
An acclaimed Swedish composer has created the first ever 'Rune Carol' set to words adapted and translated by Dr Hannah Burrows of the University of Aberdeen.
Deep diving research expedition reveals unknown communities and alien species
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab recently explored the relatively unknown seabed communities off the Island of Rhodes and discovered the presence of potentially harmful alien species.
Major grant to fund the study of Europe's 'forgotten union'
An Aberdeen academic has secured a major grant for research to fill in a 'black hole' in the history books.
Feeling undervalued is more stressful to nurses than the work
Feeling unappreciated and undervalued may cause more stress to nurses than the demands of the work itself.
Aberdeen's 'pirate past' revealed by study of Scotland's oldest civic records
Aberdeen was a European economic hub centuries before the discovery of oil but frequently upset its continental neighbours by turning a blind eye to piracy, a study of Scotland's oldest civic records has revealed.
Aberdeen scientists to uncover unknown fungi in buildings
Researchers to develop database facilities that will allow users to identify previously unknown fungi in buildings.
Immediate and aggressive action is needed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions says new study
Greenhouse gas emissions must be reduced aggressively and immediately because there are significant constraints to large-scale deployment of negative emissions technologies in the future, says a new study led by Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen.
Erasmus student takes top prize in international competition
An Erasmus student has paid tribute to staff at the University of Aberdeen's School of Geosciences for the part they played in his success in a top international geology competition.
Welcome for out-of-hours care blueprint led by Aberdeen academic
A framework for the long term future of primary care out-of-hours services in Scotland has been welcomed by Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison, by the Royal Colleges and widely across NHS Scotland.
Flash Fiction winners announced
A Mearns school pupil and a teacher from the Borders are the winners of a writing competition inspired by the University of Aberdeen's special collections.
New centre to bring together experts on aquaculture
A virtual centre bringing together a vast amount of expertise on aquaculture related research has been launched at the University of Aberdeen.
University spin outs nominated for top Scottish Enterprise awards
Two businesses developed out of University of Aberdeen research, and another that is set to be spun out in the future, have been nominated for prestigious Scottish Enterprise Life Science Awards.
C-section children slightly more likely to develop asthma but no more likely to become obese
Children born via planned caesarean section are statistically more likely to receive hospital treatment for asthma compared to those born vaginally, according to a new study led by the University of Aberdeen and published in the American Medical Association journal JAMA.
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