New tool designed to help food industry set climate change targets
A new tool has been launched today (January 31) which enables agriculture and food companies and others to identify reasonable greenhouse gas emission reduction targets for the sector.
Bone graft company spun out from University research wins new US patents
University of Aberdeen spinout company, SIRAKOSS, which has designed synthetic material to replace diseased or broken bone, has announced two US patents that will 'significantly enhance' production.
Fungal research centre of excellence opens at University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen's new UK centre of excellence for fungal research has been officially opened.
Chinese New Year to be celebrated in style
The University of Aberdeen will mark the Chinese New Year this weekend with a traditional lion dance, a kung fu demonstration and Chinese food tasting among a host of other activities to welcome the year of the rooster.
Aberdeen student to represent GB team at World University Winter Games
A University of Aberdeen student is set to take to the ice to compete against the world's leading student athletes at the 2017 Winter Universiade - the World University Winter Games.
University composer in the running for Scotland's first New Music Awards
A University of Aberdeen professor has been named in the shortlist for the first Scottish Awards for New Music, supported by Creative Scotland and the Musicians' Union.
Can those extra pounds be shed, if you tried using your head?
How the brain can influence the battle of the bulge is the subject up for discussion at the latest Café Scientifique event tomorrow.
Crohn's and colitis study to probe factors that worsen disease
People with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are being invited to take part in a study to better understand the diseases.
Duchess of Rothesay opens new state of the art Rowett Institute facility
From rationing during the Second World War to working out the dietary requirements of cities under siege, the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute has been at the forefront of nutritional science for more than a century
Piling on the pregnancy pounds does no harm to baby in the long-term
A study from the University of Aberdeen has found that mothers' weight gain in pregnancy is not linked to increased risk of premature death in their adult children.
Charity's £1million pledge kickstarts University cancer team drive
The University of Aberdeen's drive to raise £4.5million to establish a world class cancer research centre has been handed a massive boost by a £1million pledge from Friends of ANCHOR charity.
University appoints Senior Governor
The University of Aberdeen is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Gilbert as Senior Governor to lead its governing body, the University Court.
New Year, new you? Free course on nutrition and wellbeing starts next week
For many of us, January marks the start of diets and a new health regime following the festive season - but for many people, perhaps the key to success would be having the knowledge to make informed decisions about what we eat.
University Burns album to support Ballater following last year's terrible floods
The poetry of Robert Burns will be given a new lease of musical life in a unique recording featuring the University of Aberdeen's world-renowned composer, Paul Mealor, and its much-celebrated Chamber Choir.
Gene could play role in body's muscle mass
Scientists have identified a gene they think could play a role in determining a person's muscle mass - which is linked to a number of health factors, including how long someone lives.
Cancer after-care 'shake-up' could reduce NHS costs
Cancer survivors say they may be happy to receive after-care from medical professionals that are not cancer specialists provided they receive follow up care for longer and are compensated by some additional services, such as dietary advice and counselling.
Aberdeen boat race returns with a splash
Old rivalries will be reignited this March as Aberdeen's two universities take to the River Dee in a fierce battle of nerves and determination.
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