Clinical guidelines - a better prognosis?
Almost 300 people interested in improving the guidelines that advise health practitioners and others interested in how to best care for patients, are meeting in Edinburgh on Monday (June 2).
Varied life of Great Aberdonian celebrated in public lecture
The varied life of an Aberdonian who served as a soldier, director of one of the world's largest companies, a University rector and an MP will be celebrated in the latest instalment of a popular public lecture series.
What is love? Free talk on the notion of romance
The meaning of love will be the subject of a free talk in Aberdeen next week.
Reflecting on the Spirit in Sport
Three professional athletes will join academics from the University of Aberdeen to consider the role of spirituality in sport ahead of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
Students hear from academia and industry at conference
Undergraduate medical sciences students heard from speakers from academia, industry, the NHS and the University Careers Service when they organised their first careers conference.
Rowett Director presents award for health initiative of the year
The University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health was delighted to sponsor the Health Initiative of the Year award at a prestigious award ceremony last week. The Scotland Food and Drink Excellence Awards took place on Thursday, May 22 at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre and celebrated excellence across...
New Aberdeen Centre to welcome leading Bible scholar
One of the world's leading Bible scholars will present a free public lecture at the University of Aberdeen's new Centre for Ministry Studies.
New skin cancer checking software set to benefit survivors
Skin cancer survivors are to be aided in checking for signs of the condition returning by new technology developed by experts at the University of Aberdeen.
New study seeks volunteers to spot 'real' Shetland accents
An Aberdeen linguist is seeking volunteers for a project looking at whether people can detect if a Shetland accent is 'real' or 'fake'.
Aberdeen student to walk 500 miles for charity
A University of Aberdeen student will walk 500 miles across the Pyrenees to raise money for a charity which has helped her mother to battle bowel disease.
Pregnant smokers who want to quit needed
Mums-to-be who want to stub out the habit are being recruited by University of Aberdeen researchers onto an innovative smoking cessation study.
Prowlers backing Aberdeen's breast cancer research
A decade ago a small group of Aberdeenshire women came up with an idea to organise a sponsored walk to raise cash for local breast cancer research.
University promote renewable energy expertise at All Energy exhibition
Renewable energy experts from the University of Aberdeen will come together with industry leaders at the UK's largest green energy exhibition in Aberdeen this week.
The physics and philosophy of time travel
How quantum mechanics, thermodynamics and relativity challenge our understanding of time and space, and the philosophical dimensions of time travel will be explored in a free talk in Inverness on Tuesday (May 20).
Digital technology comes to nature's aid
Digital technology's impact on nature conservation will be the focus of a conference hosted by the University of Aberdeen and attended by experts from around the world.
50 year-old asthma study once again bound for Aberdeen school bags
Fifty years ago parents and guardians of 900 Aberdeen primary pupils filled in a survey about their children's respiratory health.
Typhoid 50 years on: Pioneering research into cure for global killer
On May 20, 1964 the first cases of typhoid were identified in Aberdeen, in what marked the beginning of the largest outbreak of the infection in recent British history.
University to take part in inaugural festival exploring what it means to be human
The University of Aberdeen is to take part in Being Human, the UK's first festival of the humanities.
Archives to inspire Aberdeen poetry
A new project will take the Aberdeen City Archives as a starting point for budding poets to write about their experiences of the city.
Museums to show off their 'treasures' after dark
Five of Aberdeen University's amazing locations will show off their treasures after dark for the 2014 Night at the Museums.
Medicine at Aberdeen is ranked top in Scotland
The University of Aberdeen Medical School is the top medical school in Scotland, according to the Complete University Guide 2015.
Ground-breaking research Centre set to revolutionise asthma care for 5.4m people
Today (May 13) sees the formal launch of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, the UK's first integrated Centre focused solely on improving the quality of life of people with asthma by finding better treatments and making them available faster than ever before.
North Sea oil and constitutional change discussed at Satrosphere Science Centre
With the referendum just around the corner, what happens to North Sea oil in an independent Scotland is of growing interest.
New thinking needed on funding future medicines
A report from The Royal Pharmaceutical Society entitled New Medicines, Better Medicines, Better Use of Medicines is calling for a new covenant to be developed between the pharmaceutical industry and wider society, including Government, to accelerate and incentivise the development of new types of tailored medicines and treatments.
Causes of depression in spotlight with £4.7m funding boost
People suffering from clinical depression, and those at risk from the condition, could benefit from a major medical research initiative.
The pursuit of happiness: Inaugural lecture to explore what makes us happy
Ever wondered the secret of true happiness?
May Festival hailed huge success as revellers attend in their thousands
Organisers of the University of Aberdeen's May festival have hailed the weekend a resounding success as thousands of people braved the rain to attend a wide variety of events.
Creative writing prize awarded to retired Forfar teacher
A retired English teacher has given a lesson in creative writing - scooping a literary award and £500 prize for the second time.
Final day fun at May Festival
The May Festival enters its final day with a host of great events and big name speakers, including former BBC war correspondent Kate Adie talking about life on the front line.
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May Festival springs to life
The May festival sprung into life yesterday with packed audiences for Friday events - and much more to come today and tomorrow.
May Festival 2014 gets under way
The University of Aberdeen's May Festival kicks off today (Friday, May 9) with a fantastic range of events showcasing a variety of themes.
Talented musicians compete for prestigious prize
Five talented musicians will battle it out for a prestigious prize at a concert to be held as part of the May Festival.
University invites you to sing for your breakfast
Members of the public are invited to take part in a BBC Radio 4 live broadcast from the University of Aberdeen later this month.
Energy careers outlined for students at University event
Potential careers in the energy industry for senior secondary school students will be outlined as part of a one day conference organised by the University of Aberdeen, in partnership with the careers charity, Inspiring Futures Foundation.
Experts join TV war correspondent to focus on women in danger
A North-east audience will have the chance this weekend to hear from pioneering foreign correspondent Kate Adie, along with international humanitarian experts working to tackle the special dangers faced by women across the developing world.
Aquatics Centre Officially Opens Doors to Public
Aberdeen Sports Village's (ASV) highly anticipated world class Aquatics Centre has officially opened its doors to the public.
King James V's letters and Polish shipwreck revealed by Aberdeen Burgh Records Project
Royal letters and the wreck of a 'Danskynn schipe' are among the rich details of life in the 1530s revealed in an online database built by the Aberdeen Burgh Records Project which is being launched today (6 May 2014).
Pupils from Aberdeen city and shire descend on May Festival
Pupils from schools across Aberdeen city and shire will descend on the University of Aberdeen today (Tuesday, May 6) for the start of the 2014 May Festival.
Registration for European Student Energy Summit now open
Registration for the first European Student Energy Summit, organised by students from the University of Aberdeen, is now open.
Have a wild time at the May Festival
Festival goers with a love of the outdoors can enjoy a range of environmental themed events at the May Festival this week (Friday, May 9 to Sunday, May 11).
125th anniversary of Aberdeen Torcher Parade
On Saturday, May 3rd, Aberdeen City Centre will witness the 125th edition of the annual Torcher Parade.
Aberdeen scientists awarded £22k for research into Alzheimer's causes
University of Aberdeen scientists are leading new research to understand the causes of Alzheimer's.
Wheezing study seeks volunteers
Scientists investigating what causes wheezing conditions are seeking adult volunteers.
New exhibition tells the stories of remarkable Scottish pioneers
2014 marks 100 years since the death of a former Forres Academy pupil, who became 'the foremost example of the Canadian rags-to-riches story'.
Engineering students attend leading conference thanks to sponsorship
Six Subsea Engineering MSc students were given the chance to attend a leading technical conference in Madrid thanks to generous industry sponsorship.
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