Obesity in pregnant women associated with a 3.5 times increased risk of type 2 diabetes in child
Obesity during pregnancy is associated with a 3.5-times increased future risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in the child, concludes a collaborative new study.
Scots' role in peace talks discussed on 100th anniversary of the Treaty of Versailles
An Aberdeen academic will share the story of a Scot who influenced one of the world's most famous peace treaties - exactly 100 years after it was signed.
Medical Volunteers Celebrated for their Commitment
A group of volunteers who help in the vital teaching of medical, dental and healthcare professionals will be celebrated at a special event at Norwood Hall Hotel next month.
National Centre of Excellence for Musculoskeletal Health and Work renewed
Medical researchers from the University of Aberdeen are part of a consortium that has led a successful collaborative application to renew the National Centre of Excellence for Musculoskeletal Health and Work for a further five years (2019-24).
Graduate Kelsey aiming for Commonwealth and Olympic success
On the track and in the classroom, Kelsey Stewart has excelled during her time at the University of Aberdeen.
Sky's the limit for Hazel after Space course
The sky's the limit for Biomedical Sciences graduate Hazel Currie after she was chosen to take part in the European Space Agency Academy's four-day Human Space Physiology Training Course in Belgium.
Maya's learning journey leads to degree success
From the Himalayan foothills to Old Aberdeen, Maya Sherpa has come a long way to graduate with a degree in psychology.
Family delight for law graduate Anna and Dame Sue Black
When Anna Black graduated from the University of Aberdeen yesterday, it was a very proud moment for the entire family - in more ways than one.
Psychology degree is a dream come true for Jasmina
Since she was a little girl, Jasmina Paneva dreamt of travelling abroad to go to University. Now, just 13 years later, she is all set to graduate and is well on the road to fulfilling her dream of becoming a scientist.
First cohort of Chinese business students graduate
Twenty one students from South China Normal University have become the first cohort to graduate through a new joint undergraduate degree programme with the University of Aberdeen Business School.
Romance blossoms for Business School graduates Agathe and Cosmin
For Agathe Dugleux and Cosmin Mogosanu life in Aberdeen led to love, and now the couple are set to embark on a new adventure together.
Surf star Megan ready to help others take to the waves
Taking to the waves helped Megan Mackay cope with the grief of losing her twin brother while studying towards her degree, and now she wants to help others who may be struggling themselves.
Scholarship opportunity makes 'life changing' difference for law student Nicole
When law student Nicole Loen first arrived at Aberdeen four years ago, she found the financial reality of attending university overwhelming.
International Student Hardship Fund
An international Students hardship fund has been created by the University of Aberdeen after a campaign led by Student President Lawson Ogubie earlier this year.
Consortium awarded extra funding to create £9 million offshore renewables hub
A national consortium which has the University of Aberdeen as a core member has been awarded an additional £4 million funding to cement the UK's position as a global leader in offshore renewable energy (ORE) innovation and research.
Staff celebrated at University Awards
A special awards ceremony to celebrate the work and achievements of University of Aberdeen staff was held in Elphinstone Hall on Thursday night.
Aberdeen celebrates honorary graduates' success
An internationally-recognised forensic anthropologist; an actor, presenter and author, and one of Scotland's foremost composers and conductors are among 11 distinguished individuals who will be honoured by the University of Aberdeen at its annual Summer Graduations next week (June 17 to June 21).
Lisa fast-tracked for successful future
From setting up the University's first student ice-skating society to co-founding a student team that has designed and built its own hydrogen-powered car, Lisa Rossi has packed a lot into her time at the University of Aberdeen.
Talented Tobias hitting the high notes as a composer
Talented musician Tobias Wolf can really celebrate hitting the high notes when he graduates with a First Class Honours from the University of Aberdeen next week.
Simba has international appeal as virtual campus tour guide
Simba Biti became such a hit as a 'virtual campus tour guide' for the University of Aberdeen that when a prospective international student visited, they asked for him to lead the tour in person.
Seven years, two kids, one dream job - Megan's PhD story
Megan Watson will graduate with her PhD next week, seven years after she started but not because she's been taking it easy - quite the opposite.
Musical Tribute Celebrates Distinguished 70-year University career of Aberdeen Medic
Music students at the University of Aberdeen have celebrated the 'distinguished career and outstanding contribution' of Professor Derek Ogston, who has been associated with the University for 70 years.
Aberdeen climbs 17 places in latest Guardian University Guide
The University of Aberdeen has climbed 17 places in the Guardian University Guide 2020, released today (Friday June 7).
Principal's Prize winners announced
The winners of this year's Principal's Prize for Public Engagement have been announced as part of the University Excellence Awards.
Opening up Aberdeen's 'jewel in the crown' to the world
Aberdeen's earliest medieval Burgh Records have long been regarded as a jewel in the city's crown - earning UNESCO status for their historical significance - but they will now be opened to the world after researchers painstakingly transcribed more than 1.5 million words contained within their volumes.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care visits next generation MRI scanners
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, visited the University of Aberdeen to see first-hand the development of the next generation of MRI scanners.
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