Improving access to Scottish data to support the Covid-19 effort
Understanding the nature of Scottish households plays a key role in decision making when it comes to tackling Covid-19.
Exploring new learning opportunities through lockdown
While the current Covid-19 restrictions are limiting the ways in which we can interact face-to-face, many students are finding new and creative ways to collaborate and enhance their University experience.
Study examines lockdown impact on older people
The impact of lockdown on older people is under scrutiny by researchers at the University of Aberdeen who are seeking to understand its effect on their physical activity and well-being.
May Fest to launch as PodFest 2020
On the last weekend in May the University of Aberdeen is usually awash with visitors enjoying one of the region's cultural highlights, May Fest.
Alternative care plans explored for vulnerable patients amid pandemic
Alternative care plans for vulnerable patients whose regular hospital and GP check-ups have been disrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic are the focus of a new project to be launched at the University of Aberdeen.
Women may hold the key to successful weight loss for men
The key to successful weight loss for men is women when they live with a female partner, a new study has found.
University of Aberdeen collection reveals fascinating insight into ancient people of Europe
The fascinating story of some people who lived in the North and North-east of Scotland around 4,000 years ago is set to be uncovered in a new programme by Channel 4's The Bone Detectives later this year.
Extra 1000 Covid-19 tests per day in North-east thanks to University, NHS and partner collaboration
An extra 1000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out every day in North-east Scotland thanks to a partnership between NHS Grampian, the University of Aberdeen and other key partners.
University of Aberdeen launches free online mindfulness course
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week and in light of the mental health challenges heightened by the Covid-19 pandemic, the University of Aberdeen has launched a free online course in mindfulness.
Rowett supports food-focused online learning
The Rowett Institute has contributed to a range of educational resources to help with home schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Using big data in marine science
A University of Aberdeen scientist co-authored a report commissioned by the European Marine Board to investigate recent advances, challenges and opportunities for using big data to support marine science.
Covid-19 and musculoskeletal health during lockdown
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have been awarded £52,000 to investigate the impact of lockdown on patients with arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions - specifically psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis, also known as Ankylosing Spondylitis, and chronic pain conditions including fibromyalgia.
Once bitten, twice shy......twins study sheds light on trust
New research from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Western Australia has looked at the basis of trust and what makes some of us trust more readily than others.
Understanding changing insect appetite crucial in protecting food sources of the future
Like humans, insects are more likely to change their diet and try new things when in a new location, a new study has found. This discovery, led by the University of Aberdeen's Dr Lesley Lancaster, could have serious implications for our crops as global warming causes insects to colonise new...
Hillfort revealed to be the largest Pictish site ever discovered in Scotland
A spectacular hillfort overlooking a tiny Aberdeenshire village has been revealed as one of the largest ancient settlements ever discovered in Scotland.
Families' experiences to shape future of sick kids' services
Parents and carers of children who have had a short stay in hospital within the last 12-18 months are being asked to help share their experiences and provide information to shape the future of sick kids' services across Scotland.
Review published on re-opening dental services after lockdown
Experts from across the UK - including The University of Aberdeen - have carried out a rapid review of evidence to help policy makers decide how to reopen dental services after the lockdown ends.
How is Covid-19 affecting our most vulnerable and their caregivers?
The true impact of Covid-19 on some of society's most vulnerable people and their caregivers is being explored through an international survey from researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen academic explores Churchill's leadership success and his links to Scotland
As the nation marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an Aberdeen academic has re-examined accounts of Winston Churchill's iconic leadership and how north-east connections may have shaped this.
Carley part of volunteer team 'stitched together' to make NHS scrubs
Carley Williams, from the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute, is part of a team of Grampian-based machinists who answered the call of the For the Love of Scrubs campaign. In total the Grampian group of the national campaign has produced and delivered more than 480 sets of scrubs plus laundry bags...
University of Aberdeen £150,000 global fundraising campaign gets off to a flying start
Generous graduates of the University of Aberdeen have dug deep and helped raise almost £60,000 for an ambitious fundraising campaign launched just days ago.
Green light for £140K Covid-19 mass screening research
Aberdeen researchers will use artificial intelligence to try to fast-track a test to allow mass screening for Covid-19, after the £140,000 project was green lit by the Scottish Government.
Church of Scotland's first Deaf minister urges more Deaf people to target top jobs
The Church of Scotland's first Deaf* minister says she'd like to see more Deaf people in leadership positions.
Stroke clot-buster drugs could be harnessed to tackle Covid-19
A drug commonly used to treat patients suffering from strokes could be repurposed to treat patients with Covid-19, according to researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
New funding for the development of 'pregnancy style' tests for Covid-19
The University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen-based biologics company, Elasmogen Limited in collaboration with other partners are working to develop 'pregnancy style' tests for Covid-19 which could give a result within half an hour.
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