Cause of rare childhood cancer discovered
Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding the cause of a rare childhood muscle cancer, called Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS).
Celebrating Scots pioneering spirit with arctic explorer
The University of Aberdeen will celebrate the pioneering spirit of Scots in the first wave of emigration to Canada with a day of family fun and a talk by a leading arctic explorer.
Aberdeen researcher to examine trust within minority communities
A University of Aberdeen researcher has received funding to study the ways that trust is formed and lost in minority communities impacted by high levels of digital and social exclusion.
Aberdeen student to follow Far East adventure
A University of Aberdeen student will travel to the Japanese city of Nagasaki after winning a prestigious scholarship to undertake a research trip.
Could adding vegetables make a healthier mayonnaise?
Scientists are investigating if eating mayonnaise with added vegetables, in the form of powders, could unlock health benefits.
Tweeting Traffic: Commonwealth Games basis for transport Twitter study
Social media's role in managing transport and congestion during the Commonwealth Games will be monitored and examined by experts from the University of Aberdeen.
University rowers represent Scotland in Home International Regatta
University of Aberdeen rowing sports bursars Jamie Steel and Ian Walker will represent Scotland in this weekend's 2014 Home International Regatta.
Why the Scots are red-haired, kilt-wearing misers: Scientists reveal the origins of stereotypes
Scottish people are miserly, scientists are geeky and men like the colour blue - or so cultural stereotypes would have us believe.
500-year-old chest identified as wedding gift from royal marriage of 'thistle and rose'
A 500-year-old oak chest has been identified as a wedding gift commissioned for one of the most pivotal moments in Scottish/English history.
Festival to celebrate singing traditions and crafts
A popular festival to celebrate the singing traditions of Scotland, England, and Ireland will be held at an Aberdeenshire steading from July 25 to 27.
Scholarship to take scientist to US to develop cancer research
An Aberdeen scientist has secured a scholarship which will take her to the US to further her investigations into colorectal cancer.
Energy, Equity and Development: overcoming challenges across the Commonwealth
Government officials from African Commonwealth nations and Scotland, senior representatives of international energy companies active in sub-Saharan Africa, academic experts, and development partners will meet tomorrow in Glasgow to exchange ideas on achieving equal access to energy for all communities.
Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young
Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breastfeeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.
Event to highlight Russia's contribution to the Great War
An international panel of historians will highlight Russia's crucial involvement in the First World War at a free public event at the Gordon Highlanders Museum on Monday (July 21).
New home for popular art and science exhibition
A popular exhibition exploring the links between art and science is set to debut in Aberdeen city centre following a number of successful years at the University of Aberdeen.
Are Personality Traits Indicators of Success?
The importance of character strengths for learning and success will be explored at a free talk in Aberdeen tomorrow evening (Wednesday July 16).
Hats off as Aberdeen Professor honoured
An Aberdeen academic has been presented with an honorary degree from the University of Hull.
The hunt for the Loch Ness Monster - valid scientific research or a fool's errand?
Is the hunt for Nessie futile or a project that should be embraced by science?
New portrait honours service of former University Chancellor
A new portrait of Lord Wilson of Tillyorn, commissioned by the University of Aberdeen to honour his long-standing service as Chancellor, has now been unveiled.
Renowned ecologist, leading authors and north-east entrepreneur honoured by University of Aberdeen
A renowned Scottish ecologist, mountaineer and authority on the Cairngorms; two acclaimed authors; and a leading north-east entrepreneur are among those being honoured at the University of Aberdeen's summer graduations.
Decisions aplenty for Scotland, argues new book
The question of Scotland's constitutional status will be decided in September's referendum. But, argue two Aberdeen academics, this is but the first of many political and economic decisions facing policy-makers in Scotland, irrespective of the referendum outcome.
Prestigious honour for Editor of the Edinburgh Edition of the Waverley Novels
The Royal Society of Edinburgh presented the Sir Walter Scott Medal to David Hewitt, Regius Chalmers Professor of English Literature at the University of Aberdeen, at a special event last month.
Do you know your Broken Belted from your Gypsy Cuckoo? Bumblebee survey calls for more volunteers
Bumblebee enthusiasts are swarming to take part in the most high-tech survey of the species ever carried out in the UK.
Aberdeen students set to carry out vital research in the Turks and Caicos Islands
A group of University of Aberdeen students are gearing up to carry out research that could potentially save critically endangered species in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Bicentenary of Waverley is time to celebrate 'Scotland's greatest writer'
As Scotland considers its future it is time to reassess the importance of Walter Scott and return him to his rightful place as 'Scotland's greatest writer', argues an Aberdeen academic on the 200th anniversary (July 7) of the publication of his seminal novel Waverley.
First year of Project SEARCH hailed a success
The first cohort of interns taking part in a collaborative project which aims to increase the number of people with learning disabilities in employment graduated from the programme at the University of Aberdeen today (Thursday).
Law School relaunches TB Smith Memorial Prize
A law essay writing prize for students and alumni of the University of Aberdeen's Law School is set to return after an absence of almost two decades.
World-renowned theologian joins University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen's department of Divinity and Religious Studies has appointed a leading professor to strengthen its position as a premier centre for world class research in Theological Ethics.
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