New insight into the evolution of plants could prompt agricultural advances
A new understanding of the evolutionary history of plants has been revealed by University of Aberdeen scientists.
Mozambique visit puts energy partnership in spotlight
President Guebuza of Mozambique, with senior ministers and representatives of state energy company ENH, visited the University of Aberdeen on Thursday, July 25 as part of a three-day visit to Aberdeen organised by Aberdeen City Council and the High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique.
University Principal joins industry leaders to Be Part of the Picture
Professor Sir Ian Diamond is among leaders of Aberdeenshire’s most important industries who have given their support to the Be Part of the Picture programme, helping to showcase Aberdeenshire as a fantastic place to live, visit and work.
New energy efficient nursery proposed at University
A planning application has been submitted for an innovative, energy efficient £2.25 million nursery at the University of Aberdeen.
University welcomes visit from Colombia's state oil company
Opportunities for links between the University and Colombia's state oil company Ecopetrol have been discussed as part of a two-day fact-finding visit to Aberdeen organised by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC).
Event honouring Stephen Robertson MBE raises thousands for pancreatic cancer
An event to remember former University of Aberdeen rector, Stephen Robertson MBE, has raised £20,000 towards research into pancreatic cancer - the disease that took his life.
Aberdeen International Youth Festival underway
The Aberdeen International Youth Festival (AIYF) kicked off at the University of Aberdeen last week.
Help train doctors and dentists of the future
Could you spare the time to help young trainee doctors and dentists prepare for real life medical practice?
Supporting wildlife in summer
As we bask in a hot Scottish summer, what impact is the rise in temperature having on the wildlife around us?
Innovative research projects on historic collections awarded grants by Aberdeen Humanities Fund
The Aberdeen Humanities Fund has selected four innovative projects to receive awards that will allow new research to be carried out on the University of Aberdeen's historic collections.
European Fish Stocks Poised for Recovery
The results of a major international effort to assess the status of dozens of European fish stocks find that many of those stocks in the north-east Atlantic are being fished sustainably today and that, given time, those populations should continue to recover.
‘Miracle’ mum gives gift of life
An Aberdeenshire woman will today (Thursday July 18), hand over a donation to the Aberdeen Fertility Centre who helped her conceive the two ‘miracle babies’, she feared she might never have.
Government funding to help students tackle climate change
Aberdeen University Students’ Association (AUSA) has been awarded £137,000 by the Scottish Government which will fund a pioneering initiative to help the local community tackle climate change.
UK marine protected areas worth billions, new report claims
Designation of marine protected areas (MPAs) in England, Wales and Scotland would be worth a one-off value of £0.92 – 1.93 billion to recreational users, says a new interim report of the UK National Ecosystem Assessment, based on research led by the University of Aberdeen.
Volunteers sought to help guide researchers
Volunteers are being sought to join a new panel which it’s hoped will help guide aspects of research at the University of Aberdeen.
Latest research in dementia diagnosis and treatment to be discussed at next Cafe Med Inverness
An event organised by the University of Aberdeen and the Centre for Rural Health in Inverness will look at the current status of dementia research.
World Whisky Day inventor scoops national innovation award
The University of Aberdeen graduate who invented World Whisky Day has been awarded £50,000 in business funding after winning a national innovation competition.
Aberdeen scientist joins global initiative to battle cancer
A University of Aberdeen scientist has been selected to join more than 350 cancer researchers from prominent institutions in 31 countries, in the first global initiative of its kind that hopes to tackle cancer’s complexity.
Attorney General for Michigan returns to University
The Attorney General of the state of Michigan and former University of Aberdeen student, William ‘Bill’ Schuette returned to King’s College for the first time in almost 40 years on Wednesday.
Tree to remember Cameron
A promising young media studies student who died suddenly after suffering a brain haemorrhage will today (July 11) have a tree planted in his memory in the tranquil University of Aberdeen garden that his father looks after.
Fishermen sampling and measuring course hailed success
Scottish fishermen have been offered the chance to supplement their income by participating in scientific research.
University library shortlisted for World Architecture Festival 2013 award
The University of Aberdeen’s Sir Duncan Rice Library has been shortlisted for an award at the prestigious World Architecture Festival (WAF) 2013.
High honour for University of Aberdeen Pro Chancellor
University of Aberdeen Pro Chancellor, the Very Reverend Professor Iain Torrance has been appointed Dean of the Chapel Royal.
200-year-old medical manuscript given new life
An Aberdeen alumnus has brought back to life a work of an 18th century Aberdeen physician who discovered why many women were dying of infection during childbirth.
Plant that only flowers once in seven years has blossomed
A relatively rare plant that flowers only once in seven years and then dies has blossomed - delighting horticulturalists at the University of Aberdeen.
New study to put digital technologies under the spotlight
A new study examining the impact of digital technologies on work-life balance is underway at the University of Aberdeen.
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