Parents asked to complete 50-year-old asthma survey
Parents of children attending primary schools across Aberdeen are being reminded to fill in questionnaires that will help University of Aberdeen researchers build a picture of asthma prevalence in the city.
What makes life good?
Community wellbeing in the Highlands and Islands will be discussed at an open event tonight (June 27) at the Centre for Health Sciences in Inverness.
Hands-on philosophy series looks at what we can learn from graphic novel film
A hand-on philosophy series will come to an end on Friday (June 27) with a session exploring what we can learn from the graphic novel film 'Scott Pilgrim vs the World'.
Link uncovered between ill health and performance related pay
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have identified a link between ill health and performance-related pay in a paper to be published today in the journal Oxford Economic Papers.
Obese volunteers sought for appetite study
University of Aberdeen scientists investigating the role of fibre in supporting weight loss are seeking volunteers.
Internet Enabled: But where is your personal information going?
Your mobile phone, your TV, your central heating, even your fridge - these days it seems every appliance is connected to the internet. But what information are these devices gathering? Who is gathering it? And what are they going to do with it?
Old Aberdeen awash with dolphins!
The University of Aberdeen is internationally recognised for its groundbreaking research into dolphins. But for the next 10 weeks it's going to be known for its dolphins - on and around campus.
Science Journalism Society requires your help to raise funds
Earlier this year the University of Aberdeen's Science Journalism Society, which produces AU Science Magazine, became accredited by a national scheme sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), which recognises and rewards student societies.
Transport innovation receives £1m boost
The University of Aberdeen has been announced as one of the winners in a new programme to help accelerate the commercialisation of great ideas from British universities.
Project uncovers important scientific instruments hidden in University museum collections
Museums project discovers hidden gems in University's vast collection of scientific instruments
University sports team to carry Commonwealth Queen's Baton
Three members of the University of Aberdeen's sport and exercise team and a student athlete are set to carry the Queen's Baton Relay as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games build up.
New enterprise initiative to boost University spin-outs
The University of Aberdeen is part of a new £2 million pilot project, backed by the Scottish Funding Council, which aims to support the formation of 90 new technology companies with high-growth potential at Scotland's universities.
Venture Prize award brings artificial bone nearer to patient use
Scientists developing a material that mimics bone have won a major venture prize that takes their pioneering product a step closer to being used in patients.
University welcomes hundreds of school pupils for Chinese extravaganza
Hundreds of school pupils from across Scotland will descend on the University of Aberdeen for a celebration of Chinese culture and language on Friday (June 20).
Do we only sing when we're winning? Scientific study of World Cup supporters
As World Cup fever grips the globe, psychologists are asking if football fans feel more affinity with their team if they are winning.
Aberdeen leads successful Scottish bid to host European Researchers Night
The University of Aberdeen has led a successful bid to host Scotland's European Researchers Night for the next two years.
Law expert inputs to major Russian energy review
An international review of Russia's energy sector to be presented in Moscow, has been advised by the University of Aberdeen's Centre for Energy Law.
University hosts two-day Fall Narratives workshop
An international, interdisciplinary workshop bringing together scholars from a variety of disciplines will get underway at the University tomorrow (Wednesday).
Gut scientists from across the globe gather for Aberdeen conference
The 9th Joint Symposium on Gut Microbiology organised by the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, Scotland (UK) and the Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Clermont-Ferrand-Theix (France) will begin at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre today (Monday June 16).
Is equality good for us?
The notion of equality and its benefit to society will be discussed at a free talk in Aberdeen today.
Aberdeen academic attends global summit
An academic from the University of Aberdeen was an invited delegate at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London last weeek.
University's Public Engagement team to take to the airwaves
A new science radio show developed by the University of Aberdeen will launch on a community radio station, Shmu FM, tomorrow (Tuesday).
Changing diet, exercise, men-only groups and humour may be recipe for tackling male obesity
Fewer men join weight loss programmes but are more likely than women to stick with them, according to analysis of international obesity studies led by University of Aberdeen researchers.
Danger High Voltage! Talk to explore electrical inventions
The life and work of electrical engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla will be explored at a free talk in Aberdeen on Wednesday (June 18).
Outstanding achievement awards for University students
A student who was financially supported by her soldier brother's army wages is among those to be honoured by the University of Aberdeen with a special award.
Zoey Clark named in Scotland Commonwealth Games team
University of Aberdeen student Zoey Clark has been named in Scotland's athletics team for this summer's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Professor painted for portrait exhibition
Not everyone gets asked if they would like their portrait painted by a renowned artist
Aberdeen joins online learning community to inspire learning for life
The University of Aberdeen will today (June 9) join an innovative online learning community that enables people to undertake free short courses over the internet.
Is war good for science?
The late Edwin Starr, in his infinite wisdom, once wrote that war is good for absolutely nothing, but is that strictly true?
Express your emotions to help new research project
Scottish volunteers are needed for a project using new technology to measure how we express emotion.
European Student Energy Summit announces Nexen as sponsor
The first European Student Energy Summit, organised by students from the University of Aberdeen, has announced Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd has joined its team of sponsors and is now a founding partner in the organisation of the summit.
Aberdeen to feature at Universities Week 2014
The University of Aberdeen is featuring in a UK-wide campaign next week to highlight the value and importance of university research to our everyday lives.
Gluten-free study calls for volunteers
Scientists are investigating if following a gluten-free diet is beneficial to health.
First Museum Studies student-curated exhibition explores Victorians ideas of time
The first exhibition organised by students on a new University of Aberdeen degree programme will launch on Tuesday June 10.
Choirs reunite for special performances of music from both sides of the Irish Sea
Choirs from Aberdeen and Northern Ireland will come together to perform traditional songs from both sides of the Irish Sea, given a new twist by royal composer Paul Mealor.
University pays tribute to Dr Maitland Mackie
The University of Aberdeen has paid tribute to its Rector, Dr Maitland Mackie, who died yesterday following a short illness.
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