Sold-out Giffords end on high note
Record numbers of people have attended a lecture series examining the human quest for meaning in the universe.
Pioneering European public transport partnership meets in Aberdeen
Transport chiefs from six European countries will meet in Aberdeen next week (Monday 2 March) to discuss new ways of making public transport as simple as possible to use.
Children who watch more TV are fatter
Pre-school children who watch a lot of television are considerably fatter than those who don’t, according to a major new study.
Kids, beasties and travels around the world
Young children will tomorrow (Friday, February 27) see some of the creatures encountered by one of the world’s famous scientists.
University of Aberdeen representatives meet Nepalese President
The already strong relations between the University of Aberdeen and government and education officials in Nepal has been further cemented after institution representatives met the Nepalese President Dr Ram Baran Yadav.
Fairtrade fun for a fortnight
The University of Aberdeen is going bananas this fortnight with a bunch of fun activities that have a serious message.
Aker Solutions scholarships to nurture future industry talent
New scholarships will be available for students undertaking degrees in engineering and computing at the University of Aberdeen, thanks to the generosity of one of the north-east’s biggest oil service companies.
Richard Holloway takes Director’s Cut chair
Richard Holloway, the Scottish broadcaster and writer, will speak at a special, sold-out Director’s Cut event at the University of Aberdeen tonight (Monday, Feb 23).
Leading bicycle entrepreneur set to inspire students
A foremost UK businessman and inventor, who created one of the world’s leading fold up bicycles, will provide an insight into the secret of his success at an event in Aberdeen this week.
Brainwaves could help understanding of mental health disorders
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have unlocked the details of a communication process that helps to generate the brainwaves that allow us to think and learn.
Funding boost for Alzheimer’s researchers
Pioneering research that could potentially lead to better and earlier diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease has received the backing of an offshore operator.
Cannabis compound can help cells
Cannabis has been used recreationally and for medicinal purposes for centuries, yet its 60 plus active components are only partly understood. Now scientists have discovered how a compound in cannabis can help cells to function in our bodies, and aid recovery after a damaging event.
Sell out for leading oil and gas figure’s climate talk
A leading figure in the oil and gas industry will outline the impact that motion of the earth and sun, and solar activity has had and is having on the earth’s climate, at a sold out lecture in Aberdeen tonight (Wednesday 18 February).
Applicant days for prospective students
Prospective new students will have the opportunity to learn more about their future education in the Granite City at two forthcoming University of Aberdeen events.
Dawkins critic makes case for God
One of the leading critics of the brand of atheism popularised by Richard Dawkins will today give the first in a series of sold-out lectures at the University of Aberdeen.
New study to safeguard farmed salmon
A major new study has just been launched which could help protect salmon and other farmed fish against a range of potentially deadly viral and bacterial diseases.
Seminar to focus on how rural bus services could better meet community needs
How rural bus services could be better tailored to meet community needs will come under the spotlight at the University of Aberdeen tomorrow (Wednesday 18 February).
University of Aberdeen experience surge in undergraduate student applications
The University of Aberdeen has announced a 7.5 percent increase in undergraduate student applications.
World’s first forecast technology aimed at reducing winter road accidents
Aberdeen academics have developed the world’s first computer generated weather forecast system aimed at helping local authorities improve road gritting services over winter.
Café goers brave adverse weather for world debut of Darwin book
Waterstone's book shop in Aberdeen's Union St was filled to capacity last night as author Kelley Swain launched the University of Aberdeen's Darwin celebrations during the latest Café Scientifique event.
Darwin’s birthday celebrated with University events
Celebrations to mark the birth of one of science’s greatest figures will take place at the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday 12 February).
CANCELLED - Friends of Cruickshank Botanic Garden talk
CANCELLED - Friends of Cruickshank Botanic Garden talk
Author launches Darwin’s birthday celebrations
Celebrations to mark the birth of one of science’s greatest figures, who shaped our understanding of how life evolved, will begin in Aberdeen tonight (Wednesday 11 February).
Credit Crunch Dampens Torcher Flame
Aberdeen’s Torcher Parade has fallen victim to the credit crunch.
National Research Institute to position UK as global subsea centre of excellence launched at Subsea
A new research institute which could help UK companies capitalise on a global subsea market worth a potential £40 billion was launched today (Wednesday 11 February) in Aberdeen.
Leading oil and gas figure to discuss the impact of solar activity on the climate
A leading figure in the oil and gas industry will outline the impact that motion of the earth and sun, and solar activity has had and is having on the earth’s climate, at a lecture in Aberdeen next week.
New research shows Scottish smoking ban is good for smokers too
New research published today (Tuesday 10th February) by Occupational and Environmental Medicine reveals that the smoking ban has provided health benefits for smokers, as well as non-smokers, in Scotland.
Darwin could have been University of Aberdeen Rector
One of science’s greatest figures who shaped our understanding of how life evolved, could have been a Rector at the University of Aberdeen, it has been revealed.
Entrepreneurs wanted for business challenge
Commercialisation chiefs are seeking the next Michelle Mone or Sir Alan Sugar who are keen to develop a great business idea.
Over 70s wanted for Nintendo Wii Fit study
Over 70s are being sought to take part in an innovative new balance study that will use the latest games system.
German Ambassador gives lecture on first Scottish visit
Germany’s official envoy to Britain will give a guest lecture at the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday, February 5) as part of his first official visit to Scotland.
Medical technology “matchmaking” to help rural and remote residents
Pioneering technology to help meet the medical needs of rural and remote communities is coming under scrutiny today (Feb 4) and tomorrow.
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