Novel synthetic bone graft in running for national innovation award
A new and exciting synthetic bone graft to repair bone defects and trauma could take a valuable step nearer to being used in orthopaedic operating theatres, as an innovative Aberdeen company waits to hear if it has won a major UK award for innovation.
Aberdeen academic argues against increased speed limit
Government proposals to raise motorway speed limits would please a vocal minority of just one in five voters, according to Dr Jillian Anable, senior transport research expert at the University of Aberdeen.
European recognition for Highlands and Islands project to empower older people
A project led by the Centre for Rural Health, a research unit involving the University of Aberdeen and the University of the Highlands and Islands, which looked at the role of older people in rural life, and helped to devise community support schemes, has been nominated for a major European...
Students and staff pay tribute to former Rector
Students and staff at the University have paid tribute to Stephen Robertson, their former Rector who has died following a short illness.
Links strengthened between Cambridge scientist and Aberdeen
Leading genetic engineer Dr John McCafferty visited the University of Aberdeen to give a seminar on his research and to meet University researchers, students, representatives of local biotech companies and the Scottish Life-Science Association.
Sound of success for album by Aberdeen composer
The new album by University of Aberdeen composer Paul Mealor has shot straight to the top of the classical charts.
First exhibition in University’s new Gallery showcases the Jacobite story
The first exhibition at the University of Aberdeen’s striking new library will give visitors an insight into the turbulent Jacobite era.
Upland science makes an “X factor” impact at Gateshead
Scientists from Aberdeen, Leeds, Durham, Sheffield and Sussex universities showed that they have got what it takes to make an impact when they were presented with the Rural Economy and Land Use Award at The Sage, Gateshead on November 16.
Broad spectrum of national and local figures awarded honorary degrees
A religious leader, opera singer, pharmaceutical entrepreneur, renowned scholar and charity champion were among those recognised with honorary degrees from the University of Aberdeen this November.
Aberdeen scientists developing breast cancer treatment test
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are working towards finding quick and painless ways to identify aggressive breast tumours, thanks to a research grant worth close to £20,000 from Breast Cancer Campaign.
Businesswomen unite to raise funds for Aberdeen Cardiovascular Research Centre
Research into heart disease in the Granite City will be given a boost today (Thursday November 17) thanks to the fundraising effort of Aberdeen business women.
Archaeologists uncover Pictish seat of power in tiny Scottish village
An excavation has revealed a fortified early medieval settlement and unearthed significant artefacts which position a tiny Scottish village as a seat of major political power and influence.
Talking therapy over the phone improves symptoms of chronic widespread pain
Talking therapy provided over the phone can have a positive impact on people suffering from chronic widespread pain compared to usual care provided by their GP, new research has shown.
Students showcase research to energy industry
The University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University joined forces on Thursday 17 November for an annual event showcasing industry-focused engineering research and postgraduate programmes.
New creatures from the deep identified by Aberdeen scientists
Strange deep sea creatures discovered by Aberdeen researchers have been confirmed as three new species previously unknown to science.
Pilot scheme opens the eyes of school pupils to the life of a law student
Local sixth year school pupils have been given the opportunity to study private law at the University of Aberdeen through a new pilot scheme being run by the School of Law.
Military wives to perform work of an Aberdeen composer for The Queen
Military wives will join in voice on Saturday (November 12) to perform a piece written by an Aberdeen composer in front of Her Majesty The Queen at the Royal Albert Hall as part of The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance.
North east contributions to Great War outlined at Remembrance Day event
Three Aberdeen surgeons will give an insight into the challenges faced by the nation, the soldiers and the medics of the First World War at a special Remembrance Day event taking place at the University of Aberdeen tonight (Friday, Nov 11).
Law alumni gather to support new students
Former students of the University of Aberdeen’s School of Law will return to their alma mater today (Friday November 11) to pass on the benefit of their experience to new students.
University signs agreement with India’s specialist energy university
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed on 9 November in Delhi brings together an academic powerhouse in Europe’s energy capital with India’s dedicated university for teaching and research in energy studies.
New Rector for the University
Well-known businessman Maitland Mackie has been announced tonight as the new Rector of the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen welcomes Cameroonian Olympic official
The Chef de Mission of the National Olympic Committee of Cameroon arrived in Aberdeen this week for talks to bring the country’s athletes to the city for their Pre-Games Training Camp prior to competing in the London 2012 Games.
Physicists shed new light on supernova mystery
Physicists from the University of Aberdeen have contributed to a new theory on the mysterious mechanism that causes the explosion of massive, or core, stars.
Candidates unveiled for Rector elections
A student, lawyer, music photographer and reviewer, charity founder and two businessmen are standing for the historic post of Rector of the University of Aberdeen.
Great museum treasures at the click of a button
A £250,000 project to ‘unlock’ the secrets of some of Scotland’s greatest museum treasures has gone ‘live’.
Spanish composer takes 2011 Aberdeen Music Prize
The 2011 winner of a prestigious music prize which attracts up-and-coming- composers from across the world has been announced.
Study of common health conditions under the spotlight
How researchers study common medical complaints such as chronic pain, arthritis and back pain will be discussed at a key lecture taking place at the University of Aberdeen tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov 8).
Granite City alive with sound of music for fourth Aberdeen Music Prize
The fourth Aberdeen Music Prize takes place this weekend (November 4-6) with a packed programme of events for the whole family.
Do we control technology or does technology control us?
Advances in technology are often relied upon to address global challenges, from world hunger to climate change and the energy crunch.
Postgraduate prospects highlighted at Open Day
Hundreds of prospective postgraduate students are expected to descend on the University of Aberdeen on Wednesday (November 9) as the institution hosts its annual Postgraduate Open Day.
Business student scoops £1,000 dissertation prize
A University of Aberdeen Business School student has scooped a top prize and £1,000 for her dissertation.
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