Researchers use Google trends to predict chicken pox outbreaks
New research from a team, including the University of Aberdeen, has used Google trends data to predict when certain parts of the world will experience a chicken pox epidemic.
Arab Spring survey results to be revealed
The views and opinions of citizens of regions affected by the Arab Spring will be revealed at a policy briefing event held in Edinburgh this week.
University of Aberdeen student awarded top national award for PhD thesis
Dr. Enrico Pirotta, who studied for his PhD at the University of Aberdeen, received the RSPB Conservation Science Award for an outstanding PhD at a ceremony at the Zoological Society of London last night (Thursday, May 26).
University of Aberdeen collaboration receives £2.1M for aquaculture research
The University of Aberdeen has joined a consortium made up of nine research institutes and universities from the UK, India and Bangladesh, to develop a holistic understanding of the role of the environment in controlling disease risk in fish and crustacean aquaculture.
May Festival springs to life
The May Festival will burst into life today (Friday May 27) with the launch of a packed programme of events and family fun that will run across the weekend.
Tales of Iona told through new video game
The rich history of the Isle of Iona will be brought to life for school children around the world through an interactive free video game developed by the University of Aberdeen in partnership with Hyper Luminal Games Ltd.
Digital Anatomy training tool developed by University
Interactive 3D models of human organs and other body parts created by University of Aberdeen anatomists in conjunction with computer game designers at the University of Abertay are set to help to train doctors and medical scientists of the future.
Multi-million pound project to 'speed up and reduce cost' of drug making process
A European shortage of scientists who can use special imaging techniques that could speed up and reduce the cost of life-saving drug development is to be tackled by a new £3.1million (Euro 4m) training scheme led by the University of Aberdeen.
School pupils to descend for the start of May Festival
Hundreds of school children will descend on Old Aberdeen today (Tuesday May 24) for the start of the University of Aberdeen May Festival.
University of Aberdeen named as top 40 UK university
The University of Aberdeen has been included among the top 40 UK universities listed in this year's Guardian University Guide, rising five places on last year's position.
New record label to showcase Aberdeen music
For more than 500 years choral voices have filled Aberdeen's ornate King's College Chapel and now they will be heard around the world with the launch of a new record label.
New Kingdom of Fungi exhibit opens at Aberdeen Science Centre
Children battled 'killer fungi' in a Space Invaders-style arcade game today (Tuesday May 24) as part of the newest exhibit at the Aberdeen Science Centre.
Can 'mindfulness' help people manage their diabetes?
A study to explore whether a technique similar to meditation can be used to help adults struggling to manage their Type 1 diabetes improve their diabetes control and their emotional wellbeing is under way at the University of Aberdeen.
Dementia book shortlisted for £10,000 prize
A fresh approach to dementia has earned an Aberdeen academic a nomination for a prestigious literary award which comes with a £10,000 prize.
Life and work of Aberdeen's greatest war poet commemorated at May Festival
The life and work of Aberdeen's greatest war poet will be commemorated at the May Festival, where a new work written in his honour will be performed for the first time.
New company created to develop novel technology to treat diabetes
The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) and University of Aberdeen, UK, today announce the creation of Islexa, a new company developing a novel technology to produce laboratory grown islets - the organoids responsible for insulin production.
University Professor appointed to top food standards role
A University of Aberdeen academic has been appointed as Chief Scientific Advisor for Food Standards Scotland.
Climate agreement can't be met without emissions reduction target for agriculture, says new study
Scientists have calculated, for the first time, the extent to which agricultural emissions must reduce to meet the new climate agreement to limit warming to 2°C in 2100.
Scotland's war on 'bad bugs' at May Festival
Expert scientists from all over the country will share their research into the world's biggest killers at this year's May Festival.
Equal by design
A film exploring how ideas from the past can inform current debate on social housing will premiere in London at the Bertha DocHouse Cinema and in Aberdeen at the May Festival.
Join the Mayhem across Aberdeen
Aberdeen is set to play host to a diverse and fascinating series of events set to inspire and educate people of all ages and backgrounds with this year's Mayhem programme.
University to host major international seismology conference
The University of Aberdeen is hosting a major international conference on seismic imaging that will open in Aviemore this weekend.
Talented north-east writers among literary highlights at May Festival
An Aberdeen festival will showcase the best of poetry and prose through its popular literary strand.
Professor honoured at Team Aberdeen Ambassador Awards
A University of Aberdeen Professor has been honoured for his efforts in bringing a number of high profile academic conferences to the north east.
Sir Duncan Rice Library captured in architect's illustration
The University of Aberdeen's stunning Sir Duncan Rice Library has been confirmed as a 'work of art' after a celebrated architect included it in a series of graphic illustrations of the world's most striking universities.
New UK-wide clinical trial aims to improve muscle strength in older people
A UK-wide clinical trial is set to examine whether a commonly used heart pill and a food supplement could improve the health of older people across the UK by improving muscle strength.
New breakthrough in understanding the 'neglected senses'
Scientists investigating the little-understood senses of touch and movement have made a breakthrough that could eventually benefit people with movement disorders, spinal injuries, high blood pressure and even improve the design of robotics and prosthetics.
University festival to explore Innovation, Architecture and Design
Visitors to the University of Aberdeen's May Festival will be able to explore some of the University's most iconic buildings and find out what Aberdeen's architecture could look like in years to come.
Aberdeen chemist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prize
Professor Jörg Feldmann is the Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Prizewinner for 2016.
Scientists to set sail on pioneering deep sea research expedition
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are due to sail to the North Atlantic to test a pioneering piece of research equipment that will help improve our understanding of how deep ocean ecosystems function and respond to a major oil spill.
University receives £250,000 funding to assess Rockall hydrocarbon potential
The University of Aberdeen is set to benefit from a £250,000 grant from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to investigate the potential for hydrocarbon exploration in the Rockall area of the North Atlantic.
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