Head of pioneering MRI team passes away
The pioneering medical physicist whose team led the world with their breakthroughs in medical imaging has passed away at the age of 94.
New funding to help bring University collections to life online
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded nearly £44,000 to help bring to life its museum collections virtually as part of a Covid recovery grant.
Aberdeen Community Testing Facility opens for key workers
In support of the city's response to the pandemic, a new facility for key workers without Covid-19 symptoms will begin offering lateral flow tests from Monday 22 February.
Vaccine roll-out working, first national study suggests
Vaccination has been linked to a substantial reduction in the risk of Covid-19 admissions to Scotland's hospitals, landmark research suggests.
Landmark Scottish study launched to shed light on "neglected area of cardiology"
Researchers in Scotland are to carry out the first ever national study into a potentially fatal heart condition which affects thousands of people in the UK.
Researchers find most Scots are following Covid rules but there is work to do
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have been researching how well people in Scotland have adopted Covid-19 preventative behaviours such as the FACTS guidance issued by the Scottish Government.
Producers of student cat magazine 'feline good' after award success
A student publication celebrating all aspects of cats has received a prestigious award by the Student Publication Association.
University professor among those recognised for application of social science to real world problems
A University of Aberdeen professor is among 37 leading social scientists recognised for the contribution their work makes to the public.
American plant could have huge benefits for our diet and the environment
Scientists have found that a plant native to America has potential to be grown in the UK, bringing with it huge benefits for a balanced, sustainable diet.
Smart birds are copycats
In the wild, animals are constantly having to make crucial decisions; where to breed, with whom and where to find a safe spot to roost, and just like humans, they often make the wrong choices.
Desire to help leads to rewarding experience for carer Stef
Biomedical Sciences student Stef Naczk was inspired to get involved in the covid effort by his NHS nurse mother who was working on covid wards.
Janey Godley, Anna Whitehouse and Jeffery Tobias Halter '#ChooseToChallenge' at IWD 2021
The University of Aberdeen will mark International Women's Day (IWD) this year with a week-long programme packed full of online free events running from 8 - 13 March 2021.
Almost one-third of working-age people in France could reject vaccine says survey
Paper published as part of a collection of three papers assessing different aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic in France
New insights into whales and dolphins highlight conservation threat
Scientists have found that the metabolic changes that allowed whales and dolphins to adapt to their aquatic lifestyle have implications on how we should assess the impact of human activities on their conservation.
Aberdeen academics secure New Horizons funding for ambitious chemistry research
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen's Department of Chemistry have been awarded two prestigious New Horizons grants from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC).
Strong league table performance reflected in new rankings system
The University of Aberdeen's strong performance in recent league tables has been reflected in a new ranking system which combines the world's most influential university rankings into a single measure of university reputation and quality.
New study shows impact of international travel on death rates during Covid first wave
A new study comparing countries most severely hit by COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic has found that international travel showed the biggest impact on increases in death rates.
Fish in warming Scottish seas grow faster but reach a smaller size
Researchers have found new evidence that global warming is affecting the size of commercial fish species, documenting for the first time that juvenile fish are getting bigger, as well as confirming that adult fish are getting smaller as sea temperatures rise.
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