Open day for young jobseekers with learning disabilities and autism
Young people with learning disabilities or who are on the autism spectrum are being invited to an open day taking place at the University of Aberdeen on Thursday, 2 February, aimed at helping them find paid employment.
Volunteers needed to boost pivotal study into nation's health
Every adult and young person in Scotland is being invited to join a major study that will help shape the nation's healthcare.
It isn't what you know, it's what you think you know
Survey of over 2000 adults in the UK identifies potential pitfalls of science communication.
Law professor shares water governance experience with Indian counterparts
An Aberdeen Law School academic has started the year by delivering a series of presentations on the planet's most valuable resource to international audiences.
Dr Jenna Ross OBE receives honour from Princess Anne
Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences Dr Jenna Ross has received her OBE from The Princess Royal at a ceremony in the Palace of Holyroodhouse in Edinburgh.
£6m study on impact of environment on immune system in unborn babies and young children
A multi-million pound project to research the development of the immune system in babies in the womb and young children has been launched.
Her Majesty The Queen Consort marks tenth year as University Chancellor with visit
Her Majesty The Queen Consort has today marked her tenth year as Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen with a visit to the University's Science Teaching Hub, which opened last year.
Great Tapestry of Scotland improving visitor perception, according to University research
An independent study led by the University of Aberdeen's SPOT (Social and Innovative Platform on Cultural Tourism) Team has highlighted that the five-star Great Tapestry of Scotland visitor centre in Galashiels has improved public perception of the historic Borders town.
Earth's oldest environmental clean-up...400 million years ago
Analysis of world-renowned plant fossils in north-east Scotland has revealed the oldest evidence for environmental clean-up on Earth, over 400 million years ago.
Prestigious £1.7m Medical Research Council Fellowship for clinical trials scientist
A senior scientist with the University of Aberdeen has been awarded a significant fellowship from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to explore how to maximise the potential for behavioural science to improve how clinical trials are run.
Content warnings: the classroom is a place for difficult conversations about complicated issues
What are content warnings, why are they used and how do they benefit students?
Mental health prescriptions for children up nearly 60 percent
Along with broad increase in prescriptions, study finds differences in mental healthcare according to gender of children and wealth of families.
Renewables project receives £75,000 Scottish Enterprise funding
A project led by the University of Aberdeen that is seeking to unlock the full potential of Scotland's renewable energy resources has been awarded £75,000 in funding from Scottish Enterprise.
Major high street fashion brands reportedly paying below the cost of production
Large fashion brands sourcing clothes from Bangladesh for the UK market are reportedly paying below the cost of production, according to a major new survey of 1,000 Bangladeshi manufacturers published today.
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