Promising drug trials for spin-out company in the fight against Alzheimer's disease
Phase three trials for a drug which targets Alzheimer's disease developed by a company spun out of the University of Aberdeen have shown promising results.
University receives industry backing for new MSc Subsea Engineering scholarships
The University of Aberdeen is offering three new scholarships to students studying towards its Masters in Subsea Engineering, thanks to contributions from two energy multinationals and a leading industry body.
Role of sponges in cold-water coral reefs investigated
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have discovered that Spongosorites coralliophaga - which is a large sponge ( a creature which attaches itself to something solid in a place where it can, hopefully, receive enough food to grow) plays an important role in providing a structure for the settlement of...
Scientists measure the air breathed by Earth's first animals
The discovery of an atmospheric time capsule has allowed scientists to directly measure the air that was breathed by Earth's first animals.
Aberdeen to host world's biggest science and technology engagement conference
Aberdeen is to host the world's biggest global conference on science communication focused on practices for sharing science and technology with the public.
TAU Racing roars to 1st place in Scotland in Formula Student
Team Aberdeen University Racing (TAU Racing) enjoyed a successful Formula Student competition at Silverstone at the weekend, finishing first in Scotland and tenth in the UK in the student motorsport event.
Taking aspirin could have better outcome for stroke patients
An international collaboration of scientists has carried out a large scale study looking at whether the use of antithrombotic drugs such as aspirin and warfarin prior to a stroke leads to a better outcome.
Life and work of Charles Dickens brought to life in Aberdeen
The work of Charles Dickens will be brought to life in Aberdeen by the best-selling author Ian Rankin, broadcaster James Naughtie and the writer's own great-great-grandson, professional actor Gerald Dickens.
University to host international social pharmacy conference
The University of Aberdeen will host a prestigious biennial international conference next week (July 19-22).
Aberdeen Professor elected Fellow of the British Academy
The University of Aberdeen's Burnett Fletcher Chair of History, Professor Robert Frost has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Aberdeen academics admitted to the Royal Society
Three University of Aberdeen academics will take their place among the world's most eminent scientists when they are admitted as Fellows to the Royal Society today.
Listening to the stars
Listening to the Universe via gravitational waves rather than looking at the Universe through a telescope has proved one of the most exciting advances in modern times.
Collaboration receives £450K to explore building resiliance to drought in Ethiopia
A collaboration involving the University of Aberdeen and the James Hutton Institute has been awarded approximately £450K to carry out two research projects into building resilience to drought in Ethiopia and the interaction between organic resource use and food, energy and water.
University in the top five for graduate employment
The University of Aberdeen is in the top five UK Universities for graduate employment, new data published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency has shown.
Old Aberdeen's architectural 'gems' showcased in new app
Old Aberdeen is often seen as the city's hidden gem but now its highlights will be brought to life through a new app developed by the University of Aberdeen.
Killer Fungus takes over Royal Society exhibition
Research at the University of Aberdeen into potentially deadly fungi is being showcased at the UK's leading exhibit of world-class research.
Prestigious commission for Aberdeen student composer
A University of Aberdeen composer and PhD student has been commissioned to write a substantial choral work to be performed by the BBC Singers at a popular multi-arts festival.
Project SEARCH celebrates third annual Graduation ceremony
A project which aims to increase the number of people with learning disabilities securing employment held its third annual graduation ceremony at the University of Aberdeen last week (Friday, July 1).
Aberdeen students gear up for Formula Student competition
Student motorsport enthusiasts from the University of Aberdeen are gearing up for a trip to Silverstone to compete in the annual Formula Student competition.
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