New insight into body's response to killer fungus
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have made a new discovery that could help in the fight against a fungus that kills around 200,000 people every year and causes lung and allergic diseases in millions of others.
Pushing back the American Mink invasion of Scotland
A study aiming to discover why American Mink, an invasive species, choose to settle in areas where they do and therefore discover ways to more effectively prevent their spread, was published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.
Aberdeen academics named as Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen are among 66 distinguished individuals who have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Round-the-world cyclist supports University's 500-mile cancer ride
Record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont joined University of Aberdeen staff this morning to give them tips on tackling Scotland's equivalent of Route 66 to raise awareness and funds for a new specialist cancer team.
Pablo and Ollie on hand (or paw) to provide canine comfort
Students at the University of Aberdeen may have noticed two friendly, if a little furry, faces around Old Aberdeen recently.
Maggie Chapman re-elected as University Rector
Maggie Chapman has been re-elected by students as Rector of the University of Aberdeen.
University receives highest national honour at ceremony in Buckingham Palace
The University of Aberdeen was presented with the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
Spanish rowing champion has sights set on second Aberdeen Boat Race win
A former Spanish junior rowing champion has swapped sunny climes for Aberdeen's River Dee to compete in one of Scotland's most hotly-contested rowing events.
University launches pre-medical course in Sri Lanka
The University of Aberdeen has launched its first 'in-country' pre-medical qualification in Sri Lanka, where students will be able to obtain a pre-medical award studying in the nation's largest city, Colombo.
New Electron Microscope facility opened at University of Aberdeen
A new half million pound microscope capable of looking at objects only slightly bigger than an atom has been officially unveiled at the University of Aberdeen.
Commonly prescribed medication linked to stroke
Medication routinely prescribed for common complaints including allergies, heart disease and Parkinson's has been linked to an increased risk of stroke according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Chinese New Year 'bigger and better than ever' at University
A fun-packed show for children will mark the start of Chinese New Year celebrations at the University of Aberdeen, which this year is expected to attract close to 1000 visitors.
Controversial pregnancy test drug shows deformities in zebrafish embryos within hours of exposure
The components of a controversial drug, allegedly linked to birth defects in the 1960s and '70s, caused deformations to fish embryos just hours after they received a dose in new studies by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Premature babies' low blood pressure puzzle explained
Scientists have discovered crucial new information about how a foetus develops which could explain why very premature babies suffer low blood pressure and other health problems.
Crews announced for Aberdeen Boat Race
Following months of trials and tests, the final crews have been for the 23rd annual Aberdeen Boat Race, which takes place on Saturday, March 17.
First scientific expedition to newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem
A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), heads to Antarctica this week (14 February) to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.
University and council partner up to deliver Gaelic project
The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen City Council and the Gaelic parent group Comann nam Pàrant have joined forces in order to provide Gaelic speaking school pupils with the opportunity to carry out an activity based award scheme - translated into Gaelic.
University and AUSA sign Statement of Commitment
This week the University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen University Student Association (AUSA) signed a statement of commitment to address sexual violence and harassment on campus.
Aberdeen named partners in project to transform health through data science
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have been named within an important partnership which will receive a portion of a £54 million research fund focussed on using data science to address challenging healthcare issues.
Aberdeen to host Scottish finals of prestigious law competition
The Scottish finals of an international competition for law students from around the world will take place at the University of Aberdeen next week.
Renowned theologian to deliver 2018 Gifford Lectures
A renowned theologian is set to deliver a series of lectures that will propose a re-examination of history to help us better understand the nature of Christianity and its mission in the modern world.
Leading economist appointed to prestigious Chair role
A leading economist has been appointed Jaffrey Chair of Political Economy at the University of Aberdeen Business School, becoming only the sixth person to hold the prestigious role since it was established nearly a century ago.
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