Elphinstone Institute steps up University's support for the restoration of historic Aberdeen stairs
The University of Aberdeen's Elphinstone Institute is lending its support to a community group trying to restore a historic Aberdeen staircase known as Jacob's Ladder, which was once used by hundreds of mill workers each day.
Inspiring couple raise thousands of pounds for dementia research
An inspirational couple who have raised thousands of pounds for dementia research have been thanked by Aberdeen's Lord Provost for their latest donation of £38,000.
Genome technologies bring long-awaited answers to families in Scotland
The detection and management of inherited rare and serious conditions in routine care can be improved by genome sequencing, a new study involving the University of Aberdeen has found.
When was Earth last glacier-free? Research reveals new understanding
The period in geologic history when Earth last had no glaciers has been pushed back by at least 26 million years, almost to the time of the dinosaurs.
Backlog could mean up to seven-year wait for orthopaedic operations
According to new research from the University of Aberdeen if surgical rates do not increase in Scotland, orthopaedic patients listed in July 2022 will have up to a seven year wait in one health board area, with the average wait across all Scottish health boards climbing to more than two...
Northern Ireland has no voice in managing its energy supply post-Brexit, new research shows
The UK's exit from the EU has plunged Ireland's all-island energy market into a democratic deficit with decisions on Northern Ireland's energy supply no longer in the hands of its citizens and government, new research has shown.
Political geography key to assessing economic costs of invasive pests on islands
Scientists assessing the economic cost of invasive species on islands have shown that political geography plays an important role affecting the extent of socio-economic costs.