University joins network to support Gaelic community officers
The University of Aberdeen is a partner in a new professional support network for Gaelic community officers who are working to increase the use of the language.
PhD student's exhibition documents heart transplant journey
Brian Keeley, an artist and PhD student at the University of Aberdeen, has launched a joint exhibition with his artist wife to coincide with the new 'presumed consent' organ donation law that came into effect in Scotland on 26 March.
New Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows announced
Two academics from the University of Aberdeen are among 87 individuals who have been elected to become Fellows of The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
University to return Benin bronze
The University of Aberdeen is to return a Benin bronze - a sculpture looted by British soldiers in Nigeria in one of the most notorious examples of the pillaging of cultural treasures associated with 19th century European colonial expansion.
University of Aberdeen awarded grant for science-engaged theology
The University of Aberdeen is among nine UK theological colleges selected for an award to promote science-engaged theology.
Archaeology which has changed the face of Scotland's warrior kingdoms scoops prestigious award
Pioneering work led by the University of Aberdeen, which has revealed a new picture of Scotland's Pictish past, has won Current Archaeology's prestigious Research Project of the Year award for 2021.
University joins national partnership to celebrate 250th anniversary of Walter Scott
The University of Aberdeen will join global celebrations to commemorate the birth of one of Scotland's most celebrated authors.
New findings about immune system reaction to malaria and sickle cell disease
Scientists have discovered in more detail than ever before how the human body's immune system reacts to malaria and sickle cell disease.
Researchers to investigate the effect of the pandemic on stress in critical care nurses
A nationwide team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Aberdeen are to investigate the effect of the pandemic on stress in NHS intensive care nurses.
Couples sought for weight loss fertility study
Volunteers are being sought for a study investigating whether weight loss can improve couples' chances of conceiving a baby.
New research finds 'substantial differences' in who was asked to shield from Covid-19
Researchers have found that there are substantial differences in who was asked to shield from coronavirus depending on where they live in the UK.
Researchers suggest new ways to improve wellbeing of NHS doctors
An interactive app, rest and relaxation spaces, and informal, in-person psychological support are among new ways that have been suggested to ease the stress associated with the Covid-19 pandemic on doctors and trainee medics.
New prototype Covid-19 antibody test developed
A new Covid-19 antibody test superior to those currently available has been developed by researchers at the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with Vertebrate Antibodies Ltd and NHS Grampian.
Aberdeen academic awarded early career funding for arthritis research
Dr Sadaf Ashraf, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, has received a £4,000 funding award from the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) ECR Development Fund.
New technology improves pregnancy potential for IVF couples
New equipment has been installed at the Aberdeen Fertility Centre that could help to improve women's chances of having a baby through IVF.
Breast screening could act as 'trigger' for lifesaving lifestyle changes
Using breast screening clinics to introduce lifestyle advice has the potential to improve women's health, a study from the universities of Aberdeen and Dundee has found.
Inspirational women 'virtually projected' onto Cromarty Lighthouse Field Station
Images of women who have worked and studied at the University's Lighthouse Field Station in Cromarty are being 'virtually projected' onto the Lighthouse to celebrate their contribution to science, research and teaching there.
Project to record our experiences of 2020 launched
An international project aiming to record in depth the experiences during 2020 of people all over the world has been launched by researchers in Aberdeen.
More free courses in response to Covid-19 employment impact
The University of Aberdeen is offering people the opportunity to study one of a range of online short courses for free, as it continues to play its part in helping those whose employment has been affected by Covid-19.
New free counselling service to bridge gap in provision and help to train new counsellors
A new centre will provide additional free counselling services for people in the north-east and offer new opportunities for counsellors in training to undertake practical assessment.
University offers £90,000 worth of AI scholarships
The University of Aberdeen is offering nine scholarships for its MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI), worth a combined £90,000.
Breakthrough in study of fish kidney disease related to climate change
New research from the University of Aberdeen could pave the way for the development of drugs and vaccines to treat a disease that is rapidly emerging in wild and farmed fish in the UK, Europe and North America, as a result of climate change.
Tributes paid to University stalwart who has supported 'a generation of musicians'
Tributes have been paid to Professor Derek Ogston CBE LLD MD FRSE (1932-2021) following his death after a short illness.
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