New research shows climate change will endanger many species previously believed to be not at risk
New research from the University of Aberdeen has shown that insects in high-latitude ecosystems such as Scotland are just as at risk from climate change as tropical species.
It might catch on - first mathematical model to explain how things go viral
Scientists have come up with the first ever mathematical model to explain explosive contagion in social networks - in other words, how things go viral.
Study deepens understanding of polar ice streams
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have deepened our understanding of how polar ice escapes into the ocean by studying a site in mainland Europe.
Aberdeen student wins £750 literary prize
A politics student at the University of Aberdeen has secured first place and a £750 prize in a prestigious literary competition dedicated to one of history's great figures.
Does it add up? Can maths explain collective animal behaviour?
Can maths be used to understand how animals behave in groups? What can equations tell us about flocks of sheep or crowds of people?
Class reunion: 50 years on
More than 300 school children of the 1950s were reunited for the first time in half a century on Saturday as the University of Aberdeen kicked off the next phase of a unique and important study.
1950s study children reunite after more than half a century to help with new research
Aberdeen school children who completed important learning ability tests more than half a century ago are to come together for the first time since then to help scientists with new questions.
Scientists bid to crowdsource information in Dee flooding investigation
Scientists have launched an appeal to crowdsource information that could help prevent a repeat of damage caused by the recent flooding of the River Dee.
Saving your bacon
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen will join forces to consider the link between developing cancer and eating processed meat.
What becomes of the 'broken hearted'?
The long-term effects of an untreatable condition, often confused with a heart attack, will be explored by University of Aberdeen researchers after they were awarded a prestigious grant.
Study reveals gold in Millport rocks
The discovery of microscopic concentrations of gold in rocks from a popular Scottish holiday destination has raised the possibility of bigger finds elsewhere, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Peat bog sheds new light on Greenland pollution
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have provided the strongest evidence yet of the origin of atmospheric lead pollution in Greenland, after studying a peat bog on the southern tip of the island.
Whales beached in Scotland show high toxic metal levels
Investigations led by the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, have shown that a pod of whales stranded in Fife in 2012 had high concentrations of toxic chemicals, some of which had reached the mammals' brains.
Aberdeen named one of the top ancient universities
The University of Aberdeen has been included in a list of the top 25 ancient institutions over 400 years old.
What can The Archers tell us about changing accents?
Changes in accent have been noted in the Royal family in recent years and now research has shown that even a fictional British institution is not immune to the phenomenon.
Typhoid research boosted by prestigious Marie Curie fellowship award
Aberdeen researchers' battle to find new treatments for typhoid has been boosted after winning one of the most prestigious and competitive awards in Europe.
University's fungal research group officially recognised with MRC Centre status
The University of Aberdeen's reputation for ground-breaking fungal research has seen it afforded the prestigious status of an official UK centre of excellence.
Aberdeen wins two prestigious life science 'Oscars'
Two businesses developed out of University of Aberdeen research have won prestigious life science 'Oscars'.
A smart way to treat epilepsy
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are working to develop a system that could see smartphones used to warn epilepsy sufferers of the likelihood of a seizure before it happens.
New equipment to aid North Sea exploration and production activity
The University of Aberdeen has taken delivery of rock mechanics equipment that could play a major role in maximising oil and gas recovery in the North Sea and West of Shetland area.
From seabed to sick-bed: 'deep-sea drugs' spearheaded by new company
New drugs created using enzymes from reef-dwelling marine organisms which may be used to fight cancer, inflammatory and auto-immune diseases, will be spearheaded by a new company formed from research carried out at the universities of Aberdeen and St Andrews.
University celebrates Chinese New Year
A spectacle of colour will brighten up Old Aberdeen this weekend, as a traditional dragon procession and lion dance helps to mark the start of Chinese New Year at the University of Aberdeen.
Do you have The Luck Factor?
Ever wondered why some people lead happy successful lives whilst others face repeated failure and sadness? Why are some people always in the right place at the right time, while others are always unlucky?
New research shows it is easier for females to gain weight
For many people preventing weight gain can seem like an uphill struggle but scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered why it may be even harder for women.
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