Another award for technologist who captures life up close
The beauty and diversity of moths is often overlooked in favour of their more colourful ‘cousin’, the butterfly.
Researchers compare glaucoma tests
Researchers are about to recruit almost 1,000 patients onto a study to establish which is the most effective diagnostic test for glaucoma.
Plant Memory exhibition opens at the Old Town House
The latest exhibition in the Old Town House provides a hint of early spring blossom.
Researchers invite tweets on peat
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen are inviting tweets on the use of peat in horticulture as part of the Department for Environment, Food and Environmental Affairs consultation on this hot topic.
Policies to reduce medical costs in world’s poorest countries studied by maternal researchers
Half a million women die during pregnancy and childbirth in the world’s poorest countries each year.
New scholarship announced with subsea leader Technip
Leading subsea contractor Technip has announced a new scholarship opportunity for MEng (Master of Engineering) students studying at the University of Aberdeen.
Major food, hunger and brain study launched
Food and obesity researchers are conducting a major international study to piece together what goes on in our body to make us feel full or hungry.
New insights into the 1641 Irish Rebellion revealed
The stories behind the eye witness accounts of one of the bloodiest episodes in Ireland’s history have been brought to life through a major research project employing new technology and advanced techniques in forensic linguistics.
King’s College to host historic shinty cup final
The distinguished association between the University and the sport of shinty will be marked this summer when the University hosts the final of the 2011 Aberdein Considine Sutherland Cup.
Patient turns fundraiser to give to cancer research
An Aberdeen offshore worker who has a type of cancer which is increasingly prevalent in Scotland is today (Tuesday, Feb 15) donating money to a new cancer research fund set up by his oncologist.
Café Scientifique to show audience the Universe in a new ‘light’
Innovative astrophysical research which could finally test Einstein’s 100-year-old theory of relativity will be in focus on Wednesday (February 17) when the free Café Scientifique series continues in Aberdeen.
Mending a broken heart
Matters of the heart will come under scrutiny at free University of Aberdeen talk taking place this Valentine’s Day (February 14).
Leading Aberdeen microbiologist to give public lecture at Robert Gordon University
World renowned microbiologist, Professor Hugh Pennington, has been invited by Robert Gordon University’s Life Sciences Society to deliver a guest lecture at the St Andrew Street Building on Thursday February 17.
Managing energy for the future
A popular series of free talks, which have packed out an Aberdeenshire venue, return again to Banchory this Tuesday (February 15).
Scottish food and drink sector to target £348 billion global health market
Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment Richard Lochhead has announced a new £4 million project to help Scottish food and drink companies tap into global opportunities in the rapidly expanding health and nutrition sector.
Call for Government action on heart disease after University of Aberdeen pilot programme
HEART UK, the Cholesterol Charity, is calling for the Scottish Government to introduce early screening for Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH) which can trigger coronary heart disease, especially dangerous to young people who suffer from the genetic condition.
Researchers in new trial to find best way of treating arm pain
More than 500 people suffering from lower arm pain are to take part in a new UK-wide clinical trial that aims to find out the best treatment for this troubling condition.
Campaigning MEP to speak at University on ‘Stalin’s Legacy’
Environmental disasters in Central Asia are the topic for a public lecture by Struan Stevenson MEP during a visit to the University of Aberdeen on Thursday February 10.
University to host debate on Scotland's energy future
Members of the public, business representatives, academic researchers and all with an interest in Scotland’s future energy supply have the opportunity to debate the challenges, choices and energy policies our political parties will put to the Scottish electorate in May.
Cardiovascular disease under the spotlight
Heart disease and strokes are the two main forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD) which is the largest cause of death in Scotland.
University collaboration with industry scoops prestigious award
A partnership between the University of Aberdeen and one of its most successful former spinout companies has triumphed at a major awards ceremony.
New project to create northern safe haven for salmon, birds and water voles
A new wildlife conservation initiative aiming to protect nationally significant and economically important populations of salmon, water voles, and ground nesting birds like greenshank and lapwing, by creating a safe haven free of American mink in north Scotland is set to commence in April, it was announced today (1 February...
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