Livewell - healthy eating for a slimline planet
WWF has today released a new report, “Livewell - a balance of healthy and sustainable food choices” that outlines a first full assessment of a diet that is both healthy and sustainable.
Aberdeen Ambassadors recognised at awards dinner
Academics and business leaders who helped to bring conference business worth £10million to the North-east’s economy have been recognised for their contribution at Aberdeen Convention Bureau’s annual Ambassador Awards dinner.
Aberdeen hosts academics from world leading Singapore University
The University of Aberdeen was delighted to welcome, on Monday January 24, representatives from a world leading Singapore university, as part of a visit which aims to develop teaching and research links.
Supporting international students – joint symposium with the Robert Gordon University
A hundred and forty-four staff from HEIs across Scotland attended a Symposium with the theme of ‘Supporting International Students’ on Wednesday 12 January 2011. The event was organised jointly by the University of Aberdeen and the Robert Gordon University and supported by the Higher Education Academy.
Shock findings in Scotland’s first smoking in cars study
Smoking in a car exposes a child passenger to dangerous levels of poisonous particles … and even opening a window doesn’t protect them.
Innovative reading bus project receives Royal passenger
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay saw firsthand today (Thursday January 20) how a local project has been highly successful in promoting literacy when she stepped on board the Reading Bus at King’s College, University of Aberdeen.
Southampton conference focuses on the educational challenges facing universities in the technologica
University of Aberdeen representatives will join higher education experts from around the world in Southampton this week to discuss innovations in teaching and learning in universities
£100,000 boost for aquatic centre
Inverurie’s Commonwealth Games gold medalist, Hannah Miley, took a brief break from her training today following news of a major contribution toward the funding of a state of the art aquatic centre in Aberdeen.
World population: is it growing too fast or too slowly?
The world’s population is expected to expand markedly by 2050 bringing with it plenty of challenges.
Clueing up on cancer
It’s the developed world’s biggest killer disease – every two minutes someone is diagnosed with cancer in the UK*. But why do so many develop the disease that is expected to affect one in three of us** at some point in our lifetime?
Study gives new insights into links between estuary creatures and ecosystem
Creatures that live in the muddy sediments of estuaries have given Aberdeen scientists new insights into how critical the relationship between organisms, and the structure of the habitat they live in, is for the maintenance of a healthy ecosystem.
Rocks could hold key to understanding life on Mars
Rocks on Earth could help pave the way for new understanding of the potential existence of life on Mars.
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