City funny memories dinner to raise money for dementia research
A charity dinner to be held in Aberdeen will raise funds for a high-tech piece of kit that will aid imaging helping to detect early signs of dementia.
Have you a tale to tell?
Anyone with a passion for writing about the North-East is invited to put pen to paper in their native tongue for a short story competition which carries a £500 prize.
Careers event gives students insight into health professions
Aberdeen has played host to a collaborative event which was organised specifically to give third year school students a unique insight into health professions at a critical decision-making point in their lives.
Route parasite takes to infect fish uncovered
Scientists in Aberdeen have made a discovery which could ultimately help to develop a control for a major cause of infection in farmed fish.
Glasgow & Aberdeen researchers receive major prostate cancer funding boost
Research into prostate cancer receives a major boost today (24th January) as The Prostate Cancer Charity announces its largest research investment into the disease to date.
Simple precautions could reduce risk of E coli O157 in the environment say researchers
Researchers investigating the risk of E coli O157 in the countryside as part of the UK research councils’ Rural Economy and Land Use Programme, say that simple measures and coordinated action from the relevant authorities could play a major role in keeping children and other vulnerable groups safer.
Aberdeen shares in multi-million pound investment in bioscience skills and training
The University of Aberdeen will share in £67million of new funding for postgraduate training and development in biosciences announced by the UK government today (24 Jan).
Charities benefit from former Queen Mother Library
The University of Aberdeen’s striking new library has transformed the skyline of Aberdeen but its predecessor, the Queen Mother Library, has also been making an impact further afield.
Genetic study offers clues to how intelligence changes through life
Scientists have estimated for the first time the extent to which genes determine changes in intelligence across the human life course.
Aberdeen confirmed to host Cameroonian Olympic team
A joint bid by Aberdeen’s top sporting facilities to host the Cameroonian Olympic team prior to the London 2012 Games has been successful.
Charity Awards £200,000 for north-east cancer research projects
Aberdeen-based charity CRANES has awarded grants totalling more than £200,000 to three cancer research projects in the city.
New face to make garden blossom
A greater profile and new direction are on the way for one of Aberdeen’s hidden horticultural treasures thanks to a new appointment.
Two Aberdeen University students to compete in national surgical skills competition final
Two medical students from the University of Aberdeen have been shortlisted to participate in the Grand Final of a nationwide surgical skills competition run by The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) on February 11 to compete for a trip to Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies Skills Centre in...
Pioneering cancer research supported by Friends of Anchor
Pioneering cancer research funded by Aberdeen-based charity, Friends of ANCHOR, is being taken to the global stage later this month.
Calling all food companies
The University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health is pleased to be once again sponsoring a category in the 22nd annual Grampian Food Forum Innovation Awards, which reward food and drink companies based in Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen and Moray for their new product innovations.
Signed off with stress
More than 10 million working days are lost in Britain each year due to work related stress, according to Health and Safety Executive figures.
Aberdeen ranked top in Scotland for scientific collaboration
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked top university in Scotland for scientific collaboration with other academic institutions, in a new league table.
Big name sponsors and celebrities announced as Aberdeen prepares to host Europe’s leading science ev
Major energy sector multinationals have thrown their weight behind the national celebration of science which will headline the North-East calendar this year.
New degree will deliver scientists to tackle links between diet and disease
A new University of Aberdeen degree is set to deliver a fresh breed of scientists to address the links between diet and diseases including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Did animals invent twitter?
From breaking international news to revealing celebrity secrets, Twitter is firmly embedded in contemporary society as a means to quickly share information on a global scale.
Soil microbiologists discover Aberdeen microbe of global agricultural significance
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have shed new light on a century-old gap in our understanding of how ammonia-based fertilisers are inactivated by microorganisms in soil.
Aberdeen scientist scoops prestigious American award
An Aberdeen scientist has scooped a prestigious international award for his contributions in the field of geology.
University success in reducing energy consumption
The University of Aberdeen has successfully reduced its energy consumption over the last year.
Elderly driver safety and winter weather disruption among topics at transport conference
How can elderly drivers become safer on the roads? How could road systems be improved to reduce accidents? And what is the cost of winter weather travel disruption to individual travellers?
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