Cream of the crop fly the flag for Aberdeen
A record number of students from the University of Aberdeen have been selected to represent Scotland as part of the Saltire Foundation's entrepreneurial programme.
Work of Aberdeen writer is the Poet Laureate's 'choice'
An Aberdeen academic has been recognised as one of the 'most interesting and promising new voices in British poetry' and his work has been published in a prestigious series of pamphlets.
Scientists awarded £1.6M for research into Soil Security
Scientists have been awarded £1.6M to investigate how we can ensure that our soil management practices are resilient to environmental change in the future.
Women have up to a fourfold increase in risk of stillbirth following a previous stillbirth
Women who have experienced a stillbirth have up to a fourfold increased risk of stillbirth in a second pregnancy compared to those who had an initial live birth, finds a new major review of research, carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen and published in The BMJ this...
Pupils graduate on campus from Aberdeen's Children's University
More than 75 young people have graduated from Aberdeen's Children's University following a special ceremony held at the University of Aberdeen's Elphinstone Hall.
University hosts prestigious rheumatology event
The University welcomes future leaders of rheumatology this week as it hosts a prestigious annual event led by the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR).
University Professor helps shed light on what makes us happy and satisfied in life
Does parenthood make us happy? Can we migrate to become happier? How does gender inequality influence depression rates? And how do we define and measure individuals' wellbeing across Europe?
New guide tells the story of north Aberdeenshire and Moray through its buildings
Research conducted at the University of Aberdeen underpins a new guide exploring the rich architecture of north Aberdeenshire and Moray.
Women with endometriosis at greater risk of miscarriage, says study
Women with endometriosis are more likely to suffer a miscarriage and need extra care, according to fertility doctors at the University of Aberdeen.
Martian rocks yield important clues about life on the Red Planet
Efforts to assess the possibility of life on Mars have taken a step forward thanks to the work of scientists who have successfully extracted methane from Martian rock.
Should we be eating like cavemen?
The fad for eating like our 'caveman' ancestors was announced as the cure to all kinds of modern ailments - but is there any evidence to support it as a healthy lifestyle.
Eating up to 100g of chocolate daily linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk
Eating up to 100g of chocolate every day is linked to lowered heart disease and stroke risk, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Supreme Court judge, Air Commodore and former Senior-Vice Principal honoured by University
The University of Aberdeen's former Senior-Vice Principal, a Supreme Court judge and the former Dean of Guild of the City of Aberdeen are among those being honoured at the University's Graduation ceremonies this week.
University congratulates colleagues named in Birthday Honours
The commitment and service of a leading international science advocate, a long-serving member of the student support team, and a senior colleague in medical teaching have all been honoured in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours.
Smoking while pregnant affects the livers of boys and girls differently
Women smoking while pregnant could impact male babies differently to female babies because of the way it affects the liver, according to new research.
VIDEO: Record crowds for May Festival 2015
This year's May Festival was officially the most successful to date, with more than 10,500 visitors attending events across all campuses.
University staff and students recognised for public engagement with research
A group of five staff and students from across the University has been recognised for their efforts in engaging wider society with their research.
Professor Kemp 'lifetime achievements' celebrated at oil awards
Professor Alex Kemp was recognised by the oil industry for a lifetime of achievements at the Press & Journal Gold Awards last week.
Story inspired by war-time bombing of Aberdeen scoops creative writing prize
A short story based in war-time Aberdeen has scooped a literary award and a £500 prize for a university student.
Where in the UK are New Zealand Flatworms and what are they up to?
Members of the public are being asked to help University of Aberdeen researchers pinpoint just how far a species, that wound up in the UK unintentionally, has travelled across the country.
Third annual May Festival hailed a huge success
Organisers of the University of Aberdeen's May Festival have hailed the weekend a resounding success as thousands of people braved the showers to attend a wide variety of events.
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