Study shows varying support needs of cancer patients
Organisations offering peer support services to people with cancer should be aware of the varying needs of patients, according to a new study.
Bee insight and wildlife photography on offer at new event
According to legend Albert Einstein once speculated that without bees man would live no more than four years.
Aberdeen graduate named Scotland’s best new teacher
An Aberdeen graduate has been named Scotland’s best new teacher and will now compete for the Outstanding New Teacher title in a UK-wide award.
Leading folk musician among those to be honoured by University of Aberdeen
Leading figures in music and composition, public health, academia and industry will be honoured by the University of Aberdeen this week.
Size of baby in womb as an indicator of childhood asthma and allergies
Researchers at Aberdeen have discovered links between the growth of a baby in the womb and the likelihood of the child going onto develop childhood asthma.
Aberdeen law students headed to international championships
For the second year in a row the University of Aberdeen will be sending a pair of law students to the International Negotiation Competition after triumphing in the national heats.
Aberdeen joins with King Saud University for new PhD programme
An agreement signed with King Saud University for an External Joint Supervision Programme will see KSU female students undertake a PhD jointly supervised by both institutions and carried out mainly in Saudi Arabia.
Stronger ties between Aberdeen and Indian powerhouses
University of Aberdeen academics taking part in a British Council Scotland mission to two of India’s powerhouse cities will help build new links with one of the world’s fastest growing economies.
Aberdeen leads subsea strand of Scotland's new Sensor Hub
A new Knowledge Exchange Hub involving leading Scottish universities, private companies and the public sector is being established to help Scotland develop into a world leader in the development and use of sensor systems.
Brazil mission aims to increase academic links
Representatives from the University of Aberdeen have been in Brazil this week, as part of a delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Good and bad trace elements in our diet in spotlight
Beneficial trace elements in food such as iron found in beef, iodine in seaweed and zinc found in oysters and potatoes are coming under scrutiny at a key three-day conference taking place at the University of Aberdeen.
New interns take up University roles
Fifteen students from the University of Aberdeen will gain valuable ‘hands-on’ experience of a professional environment as part of a successful internship programme.
New device could revolutionise major knee surgery
Damage to the cruciate knee ligaments has cut short the careers of many sports stars but treatment for the injury could be revolutionised by a new device which has just secured a top innovation award.
Aberdeen author wins prestigious bursary
An Aberdeen author has been awarded a £10,000 bursary from Creative Scotland based on the strength of her collection of short stories.
Contractor appointed to deliver state-of-the-art aquatics centre for Aberdeen
The creation of a state-of-the art aquatics centre in Aberdeen has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a contractor to deliver the project.
Meeting of researchers investigating ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fats
Leading experts in lipids - fats found in food and in our bodies - are meeting today June 15) in Aberdeen.
Nature, nurture and mood disorders
Almost four decades ago University of Aberdeen scientist Dr Hans Kosterlitz made a major breakthrough with his finding that the brain produces morphine-like chemicals that help us feel pleasure and fight pain.
Will robots ever take over the world?
Could robots one day take the place of humans in duties such as caring for the elderly and if so, how can they ‘learn’ to take on such tasks?
New £3.28m project to examine sustainability of bioenergy crops within the UK
The University of Aberdeen is part of a seven-member consortium project led by the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) to study the impact of bioenergy crop land-use changes on soil carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions.
Leading economist hosts business breakfast to showcase the Henley-Aberdeen Partnership
A leading business economist visited the University of Aberdeen this morning (June 13) to host a special breakfast event for local business leaders and academics showcasing the new Henley-Aberdeen Partnership.
University research to contribute to better health for Scotland
The Universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Dundee, St Andrews, and Glasgow are to combine their research expertise to investigate key issues that have an impact on the health of people in Scotland, including alcohol abuse, smoking, and obesity.
University chemist awarded prestigious national medal
A University of Aberdeen chemist has been awarded the Cyril Hilsum Medal by the British Liquid Crystal Society.
Tree-mendous poetry prize for primary kids
The winning words of pupils at an Aberdeen primary school have scooped them a three day workshop with Scottish poet and writer Kenneth Steven.
Aberdeen student awarded one of world’s most prestigious scholarships
A University of Aberdeen anthropology student has been awarded one of the world’s most competitive scholarships.
Aberdeen gains a 'First' in Green League
The University of Aberdeen has secured a ‘First’ in the People & Planet Green League of universities.
Experts gather to remember the Battle of Harlaw
Experts in history, archaeology, genealogy, heraldry, clans and cultural legacy will gather in Aberdeen this week to share their collective knowledge of the Battle of Harlaw ahead of the 600th anniversary of the contest.
Aberdeen academic helps secure new UN Resolution on AIDS
The input of a University of Aberdeen academic has helped secure a new Resolution by the UN Security Council on AIDS and national security.
Scientists, business and communities urged to get involved in Europe’s biggest Science Festival
Aberdeen is well known for its scientific discoveries over the years and in 2012 the focus of Europe's science community will be on the Granite City when it hosts a major science festival.
Scientist turns author and raises cash for charity
A University of Aberdeen scientist and mum-of-four has successfully juggled work and a busy home life to pen her first children’s novel.
Aberdeen law student to represent Europe in Palmer Cup
A University of Aberdeen law student is to represent Europe in the collegiate version of golf’s Ryder Cup.
First student-run exhibition to open at King’s Museum
The first student-produced exhibition to take place at the University of Aberdeen’s newest museum opens to the public on Tuesday (June 7).
Aberdeen students honoured for outstanding achievements
A gifted musician, an outstanding triathlete and a multi-talented medical student who helps Islamic students to settle in Aberdeen have been honoured by the University.
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