Aberdeen's first Women in Engineering Conference begins at University
More than 40 girls from throughout the UK are taking part in Aberdeen's first Women in Engineering Conference.
Student satisfaction at Aberdeen remains above sector average
Student satisfaction at the University of Aberdeen has remained above the UK and Scottish sector average according to the latest National Student Survey (NSS).
Cancer research boost from Baxter Foundation
Cancer research at the University of Aberdeen will be faster and more efficient than ever thanks to vital new equipment donated by the Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation.
£5M investment to maintain UK's status as global leader in offshore renewable energy
A national consortium of universities has been awarded £5million to bring together a network of academic, industrial and policy stakeholders to champion and maintain the UK's world-leading expertise in offshore renewable energy (ORE).
Taking the biscuit - in the name of science
Biscuit lovers are required to help scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute discover if higher protein versions of the sweet snacks are acceptable to our taste buds.
Top ten finish for TAU Racing at Silverstone
Engineering students from the University of Aberdeen have finished in the UK top ten of a major global motor racing competition for the second year in a row.
Aberdeen researcher leads £10.5m prostate cancer project to answer 'critical' questions
A £10.5million prostate cancer project led by a researcher at the University of Aberdeen will use big data to answer critical questions about the 'under researched' disease.
Lord Pentland delivers Lord Rodger Lecture at the University of Aberdeen
One of Scotland's most senior judges has visited the University of Aberdeen to deliver a lecture in memory of former UK Supreme Court Justice Lord Rodger.
Tackling Fungal Infections: First staff appointed to Cape Town AFGrica Unit
A new ground-breaking fungal infection research unit run by the University of Aberdeen and University of Cape Town has appointed its first two scientists.
Life on Earth kept to darkness for much of history, study finds
Tiny creatures that lived in the dark - either underground or below the sea floor - were the dominant life forms on Earth for much of the planet's history, a study suggests.
Dr Brian May and Prof Roger Taylor to launch new book dedicated to George Washington Wilson
He may be best known as the guitarist for legendary band Queen but Brian May will visit Aberdeen in August to celebrate the work of another great who rose to fame thanks to a very different royal connection.
New study finds that fat consumption is the only cause of weight gain
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have undertaken the largest study of its kind looking at what components of diet - fat, carbohydrates or protein - caused mice to gain weight.
Rowett scientists examining ways to prevent or postpone Type 2 Diabetes
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are hoping to find a way to prevent or postpone the onset of Type 2 Diabetes - but require volunteers to help them with their research.
World's biggest ceilidh band attempt by University-based charity
An attempt to break the world record for the largest ever ceilidh band has been made by musicians from University of Aberdeen-based charity Scottish Culture & Traditions Association and Stonehaven Folk Festival.
Understanding how the heart is created could help heal it in later life
Understanding how the heart is built in the womb could help develop drugs and techniques to repair it in adult life, according to University of Aberdeen researchers who have secured funding to investigate the details of this important process.
DNA tests have potential to transform next 70 years of NHS care, experts say
Patients in Scotland could benefit from a revolution in personalised healthcare, thanks to major investments in gene sequencing technology.
New project to tackle major cause of blindness
A condition which is the fourth most common cause of blindness is to be tackled by a new research project led by the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian.
Triple University of Aberdeen connection to Order of the Thistle Ceremony
This year's Order of the Thistle ceremony will have a strong University of Aberdeen connection, with the institution's Pro-Chancellor conducting the ceremony, an esteemed alumnus being installed as a knight, and the proceedings' music composed by a University Professor of Music.
Celebrating Aberdeen's contribution to the NHS on its 70th birthday
The National Health Service is celebrating its 70th birthday today and is credited with transforming the nation's health and pioneering medical innovation.
Law School to host Baltimore and Maryland students this summer
The University of Aberdeen Law School will once again open its doors to students from the USA as part of its Baltimore/Maryland Summer School.
Bone study sheds new light on the history of Britain's weaning habits
Archaeologists from the University of Aberdeen have led a significant new study on the history of Britain's weaning habits and have discovered that the early cessation of breastfeeding is not rooted in the Victorian era, as commonly perceived, but as early as the 16th and 17th centuries.
University to support three talented entrepreneurs looking to grow their businesses
The University of Aberdeen will host three talented entrepreneurs eager to start their business in Scotland as part of the RSE Unlocking Ambition Enterprise Fellows scheme
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