University retains national competition title
The University of Aberdeen has once again come out on top in a national competition that sees the best of Scotland's student legal talent pit their wits against each other.
Film first for Director's Cut
The film editor behind The Twilight Saga:New Moon and Woman in Gold will appear in the Granite City as part of the University of Aberdeen's popular Director's Cut series.
£1.5m of scholarship opportunities at the University of Aberdeen
A new round of scholarships worth up to £1.5 million has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen students to lock horns for Granite City Challenge 2016
Hundreds of students will fight for their university's pride this week as teams from Robert Gordon University (RGU) and the University of Aberdeen prepare to do battle in the annual Granite City Challenge.
Dental Skills competition runner-up is 'all smiles'
An Aberdeen Dental School student is all smiles after finishing runner-up in a prestigious national dental skills completion.
Chemicals in household products linked to £1bn in European women's health care costs
A range of chemicals found in some pesticides, cosmetics, toys and food containers, are thought to contribute to reproductive health problems in hundreds of thousands of women. This could cost the EU more than 1.4bn Euros (£1 billion) a year in health care costs and lost earning potential, according to...
Lethal genetic blindness found in a rare Scottish bird
The last remaining Scottish populations of the rare red-billed chough are being affected by a genetic mutation causing lethal blindness, a new study from the University of Aberdeen and the Scottish Chough Study Group and funded by NERC and Scottish Natural Heritage has shown.
Rowett Institute to receive £7.6M as part of Scottish Government funding
The University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has received a huge funding boost from the Scottish Government.
Livestock sector key to mitigating greenhouse gases
A team of scientists led by CSIRO researcher Dr Mario Herrero, and including Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen, have found that the global livestock sector offers a significant opportunity to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining the economic and social benefits of the sector.
Lord Boyd Orr honoured by Royal Mail as it celebrates British humanitarians
As staff from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health prepare to move into their new headquarters at Foresterhill, founder and first director of the institute Lord Boyd Orr has been honoured by Royal Mail by being included in its British Humanitarians Special stamps.
Experimental artists to appear in Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will become a canvas for experimental art on Friday March 18.
University partners with IBM to drive innovation in cognitive computing
The University of Aberdeen has become the first Scottish university to partner with IBM to offer students and staff access to Watson Engagement Advisor, one of IBM's cognitive computing technology solutions.
Low childhood IQ linked to premature death in adulthood
Lower levels of intelligence measured in childhood are associated with an increased risk of premature death in adulthood.
Sparks to light up Tarland
Tarland is set to witness the first demonstration in Scotland of a theatre-size musical lightning generator.
Children born by planned repeat c-section no worse off than vaginal births after c-sections
Repeat caesarean sections don't lead to substantially worse long-term health in children compared with vaginal births after caesarean section, according to new research.
Professor Alex Kemp honoured for 50 years of service
Professor Alex Kemp has been honoured for half a century of service to the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen among top 100 universities in Europe, according to new rankings
The University of Aberdeen has been named 85th best in Europe in a new list compiled by Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Researchers find key to stubbing out smoking
Partner support (not nagging!) could be key to stopping smoking.
British Science Week kicks off for 2016
This weekend will see scientists inspire, motivate and enthuse audiences across the City and Shire as British Science Week kicks off for 2016.
University prepares for annual boat race showdown
Hundreds of spectators are expected to line the River Dee this Saturday as Aberdeen's two universities go head to head in the annual Aberdeen Asset Management Universities' Boat Race.
University to mark International Women's Day with annual conference
The University of Aberdeen will host an event today (Friday, March 4) which will celebrate the achievements of women and inspire the next generation.
New exhibition showcases Dickens in Aberdeen
A new exhibition at the University of Aberdeen's Library's Gallery is now open telling the story of Dickens's visits to Aberdeen in 1858 and 1866 and showcasing the University's unique collection of his novels.
Specific brain areas found to be linked to depression
Damage in specific brain structures has been found to be associated with a greater risk of depressive symptoms in late life according to research from the University of Aberdeen.
Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds
Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.
University offers opportunity to unemployed oil workers
The University of Aberdeen is offering a discount on postgraduate education to unemployed oil and gas workers.
Genetics research boosted by Scottish Government grant
The University of Aberdeen is to benefit from a share of a multi-million pound grant awarded to help fund research into genetic diseases.
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