Are you up for the 2015 Converge Challenge?
Converge Challenge, Scotland's premier company creation competition, has expanded its award categories for 2015, giving research staff and students from the University of Aberdeen an even greater opportunity to challenge for the £100,000 prize fund including a comprehensive support and training package.
New research could identify those most susceptible to tuberculosis (TB)
A team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen has identified a key receptor involved in the control of tuberculosis (TB) which could help to identify those most likely to get the infection.
University wins funding to help Tanzania develop oil and gas expertise
The University of Aberdeen and the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) have been awarded two million euros in European Union funding to help develop higher education in Tanzania and create a sustainable oil and gas sector in the East African country.
New grants to help medical students gain valuable experience of clinical research
Medical students at the University of Aberdeen are to benefit from a £10,000 grant to help them undertake unique clinical placements called 'electives'.
Earthquake prediction: science or fiction?
An Aberdeen Professor has been 'shaking-up' popular beliefs about earthquakes and uncovering cracks in current methods of predicting when they may happen.
University athletes strike gold at 2015 BUCS Nationals
Student athletes from the University of Aberdeen struck gold, silver and bronze at the annual British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) Nationals, held in Sheffield at the weekend. The University’s medal haul included three golds, a silver and a bronze, with golds going to track star Zoey Clark in the final...
Student scoops top prize at Westminster research exhibition
A University of Aberdeen student has won the top award at the annual Posters in Parliament exhibition, which features the very best in undergraduate research from across the UK.
Top Award for Public Engagement Officer
A competitive international travel fellowship has been awarded to a member of the university's Public Engagement with Research Unit.
Invaluable record of Scottish carved stones earns photographer an honorary degree
A photographer whose lens recorded ancient Pictish stones and documented everyday life in twentieth-century Scotland has been awarded an honorary degree from the University of Aberdeen.
Prize giving ceremony highlights student success
The University of Aberdeen Business School honoured its high achieving students last week at a Prize Giving ceremony.
Volunteers required for plant protein study
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health are examining whether augmenting our diets with plant protein could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and improve gut health.
Baby, were you born this way? Event to explore if adult ill health is already determined at birth
Two academics from the University of Aberdeen have been working together to investigate whether illnesses we experience as adults may have been pre-determined from the time we are born. Dr Steve Turner, Senior Clinical Lecturer, and Dr Sohinee Bhattacharya, Lecturer in Obstetric Epidemiology, utilised data gathered from every expectant mother that...
Major study led by autistic scientist challenges long-held preconceptions about the condition
A scientist with autism has used his own experiences to aid the completion of a study which challenges some of the most commonly-held beliefs about the condition.
University celebrates Chinese New Year
The University of Aberdeen will mark the Chinese New Year today (February 19) with a traditional lion dance, calligraphy workshops and a host of other activities to welcome the year of the sheep.
DVD reduces MRI Scan patient anxiety
A study has shown that a DVD designed to help people prepare for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, including guidance on how to relax, led to more successful scans.
University celebrates top Athletes at 2015 Sports Ball
The University of Aberdeen's top student athletes from the 2013/14 seasons were celebrated at the annual Sports Ball last week.
PhD scholarship opportunities at University of Aberdeen
High-achieving students looking to begin a PhD could benefit from a £1 million scholarship fund set up to honour the University of Aberdeen's founder.
Second intake of DLITE students embark on their studies
An initiative which aims to help people achieve their aspirations of becoming teachers via flexible learning while working full time will welcome its second intake of students this week (Saturday February 7).
Patent grants in US as Elasmogen moves closer to commercialisation and clinical development
The Elasmogen team, from the Scottish Biologics Drug Discovery Facility at the University of Aberdeen, has further strengthened its global intellectual property (IP) position with the granting of a patent in the US, underpinning the generation of its VNAR protein drugs developed from sharks.
Next generation of dementia scientists to focus on lifestyle factors
Scottish scientists investigating the causes of dementia will study how lifestyle factors impact on memory and brain degeneration as seen in dementia.
All aboard the Cooking Bus
The University of Aberdeen will welcome a colourful addition to its campus today as the Healthier Scotland Cooking Bus stops by.
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