Major depression study gathers momentum
More than 500 Aberdeen volunteers have been recruited to a major £4.7million study to understand depression more clearly than ever before.
Aberdeen academic scoops green energy award
An academic from the University of Aberdeen has won a prestigious green energy award for his work on environmental monitoring for offshore energy projects.
Thousands enjoy fifth annual May Festival
The University of Aberdeen held its fifth annual May Festival over the weekend, and thousands of visitors enjoyed the wide variety of events on offer.
University to train ministers in Malawi
The University of Aberdeen has entered into a unique partnership to provide additional training to ministers in one of the world's poorest countries.
Big fish in big trouble in Europe
An international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen have discovered that large fish, which include many of the sharks, rays and skates of Europe, are the most at threat from extinction.
2017 May Festival underway!
The University of Aberdeen May Festival kicks off today (Friday), with a huge variety of events set to take place over the weekend.
Aberdeen law trio scoop awards at The Hague
A trio of law students from the University of Aberdeen enjoyed success at a recent International competition at The Hague.
Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery
Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research.
School pupils get arty to demonstrate the threats facing Scotland's marine environment
Youngsters from across Scotland have taken part in the 10th annual poster competition organised by the Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre at the University of Aberdeen.
Can wearable fitness trackers help you lose weight? Volunteers required
University of Aberdeen researchers are investigating the use of wearable technology to help with weight loss in overweight women.
North-east pupils embark on a journey of discovery with May Festival
Superworms, nature ninjas and a skeleton crew will take school pupils from across Aberdeen city and shire on a journey of discovery at the 2017 May Festival.
Rowett scientists using their loaf (and yoghurt) to increase vegetable consumption at May Festival
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute will be putting on a colourful display of foods that you may not expect to be quite so bright, at this week's May Festival.
Improving clinical trials focus of two new studies
The University of Aberdeen is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day with the announcement of funding for two new research studies, which aim to improve the experience for those who have participated in a trial and to lower dropout rates during trials.
Aberdeen students to exhibit work at OCEANS 2017
Students from the University of Aberdeen and RGU are among 20 students from around the world selected to present their work at a major marine technology conference taking place in the city.
Returning large Alaskan archaeological haul found 'frozen in time'
A huge collection of artefacts 'frozen in time' which offer a unique insight into the indigenous people of Alaska will be returned to the region by the University of Aberdeen.
Key stem cells for repairing knee joints identified
Stem cells that seem key for maintaining and repairing the body's knee joints have been identified by scientists.
Aberdeen scientists help to decode genome of deadly tropical snail
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are part of an international team which has been working to better understand the biology of a snail species that transmits a disease infecting 200 million people, killing around 200,000 each year in developing countries.
Students from less advantaged and rural backgrounds given medical school opportunity
The first students have been accepted to a new course that gives the most promising secondary pupils from rural areas and less advantaged backgrounds a unique opportunity to study medicine in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen law students ready for International Moot at The Hague
Three students from the University of Aberdeen's Law School have been gearing up to take part in an International competition at The Hague by getting some practise in at Aberdeen Sheriff Court first.
University celebrates success at Ambassador Awards
Staff from the University of Aberdeen are celebrating their success at the annual Aberdeen Ambassador Network Awards, which were held on Wednesday (May 10).
Understanding the health benefits of eating crab
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute are to study the association between consumption of crab meat and health.
Aberdeen graduates reach Converge Challenge final
The University of Aberdeen has finalists in all three categories of this year's Converge Challenge.
University secures clutch of Athena SWAN Bronze Awards
The University of Aberdeen has retained its Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its commitment to gender equality.
Aberdeen Professor elected to Royal Society
A leading climate change expert from the University of Aberdeen has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society - a Fellowship of many of the world's most eminent scientists and the oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
Heart failure more fatal than most common cancers
Heart failure carries with it a higher risk of death than most common types of cancer according to new research from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the Universities of Keele, Manchester and East Anglia.
Gold, silver and bronze for Aberdeen student athlete stars
The University of Aberdeen's star athletes enjoyed a hugely successful BUCS Outdoor Athletics Championships, with a haul of three medals.
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