Obesity- It's all in the head
Those stubborn pounds that creep on around the stomach in mid-life are the bane of many.
New deal brings Aberdeen drug for rheumatoid arthritis nearer to patients in need
A new drug discovered in the laboratories of the University of Aberdeen to treat the common and painful condition of rheumatoid arthritis will be tested on patients next year.
Partnership brings Uni degree closer for students at North-east's new college
An agreement between North East Scotland College and the University of Aberdeen will bring more opportunity for College students to gain the career benefits of a university degree.
Conductor, top physiologist and former Aberdeen Vice-Principal to be honoured at Winter Graduations
An internationally renowned conductor and a number of leading scientists and academics are among those being honoured at the University of Aberdeen's Winter graduations this week.
Ebola collection day on campus
Staff and students at the University of Aberdeen will be able to make a donation on campus this week to help raise vital funds for the Ebola crisis.
New test to predict chances of developing cancer
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen and NHS Tayside are breaking new ground in developing procedures to help predict the likelihood of developing cancer of the colon.
Aberdeen part of new UK research centre to tackle musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace
The University of Aberdeen is part of a new UK research centre to tackle the impact of musculoskeletal disorders on people's ability to work.
Analysis of children in road accidents sees James honoured
A University of Aberdeen student's study of road accidents in Aberdeen involving child pedestrians has won the runners up award in the Association for Geographical Information (AGI) student award for geospatial excellence.
Special Collections Centre celebrates Book Week Scotland with host of fun events
The University of Aberdeen's Special Collections Centre is running a week-long festival of exciting events to celebrate Book Week Scotland next week.
Knowing a 'scurrie' from a 'myaave' - women play vital role in dialect preservation
Aberdeen researchers have discovered that women may hold the key to the preservation of traditional dialects spoken in Scottish fishing communities.
Unique opportunity to view University's rare collections
The University's Special Collections Centre is hosting three 20 minute lunchtime sessions where visitors can view some of the most stunning rare books. Staff will be on hand to turn the pages and answer any questions.
Black Gold on the Silver Screen
Rare films from the 1930s and 1950s - including what is believed to be the earliest surviving professional colour film made in Scotland - will be screened at a Capturing the Energy film night at the Belmont Cinema tonight (November 20).
Images of Terrors, gods and magic in the North under the spotlight
The latest in a series of PechaKucha events will take place on Tuesday (November 18) at the Belmont Filmhouse as part of the University of Aberdeen's Being Human Festival programme.
World-leading resource launched for assessing and increasing Gaelic proficiency
A project to develop an international world-leading framework for the teaching and learning of Scottish Gaelic is being launched at the Universities of Glasgow and Aberdeen.
Maggie Chapman elected as new University Rector
Co-convener of the Scottish Green Party, Maggie Chapman has been elected as the new Rector of the University of Aberdeen.
New research suggests shape of our spines is key to lifting correctly
'Bend your knees and keep your back straight' is the mantra for lifting heavy objects but new research led by University of Aberdeen academics suggests this approach may not work for everyone when it comes to back care.
Aberdeen oncologist reveals trial results show boost in oesophageal cancer treatment
A University of Aberdeen oncologist revealed trial results which show patients with a specific type of oesophageal cancer survived longer when they were given the latest lung cancer drug at a major cancer conference.
Aberdeen research used to create new guide to help men lose weight
A new 'How to' guide launched today by the Men's Health Forum charity - and based on research led by the University of Aberdeen - is the first to show how to adapt and run weight-loss programmes so they are tailored specifically for men.
University to host new festival for the humanities
Author Will Self discussing fiction, psychology and being human; Terror, gods and magic in the North; and Time machines and the Victorians are just a few of the highlights of a new festival which will get underway at the University of Aberdeen this week (Friday).
Youngsters tackle environmental challenges
School teams from Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire attended The University of Aberdeen to take part in the Go4SET initiative for 2014/15, designed to stimulate the interest of young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
Rare books and manuscripts return to north-east Scotland
An important collection of rare books has returned to the north-east, 40 years after it was loaned to the National Library of Scotland.
Local school pupils inspired by University's Special Collections
Pupils from Westpark Primary School will take the opportunity to see their own art work on display at The Sir Duncan Rice Library as part of a national campaign this week (Wednesday November 12).
University of Aberdeen student announced as 'SPE Energy Apprentice 2014'
A University of Aberdeen student has beaten off tough competition from students from around Scotland to be named as the 2014 Energy Apprentice, in an event organised by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section.
Aberdeen academics play key role in delivering first national training course in Geriatric Medicine
Academics from the University of Aberdeen have delivered keynote lectures at the first national training course in Geriatric Medicine in Nepal.
Start spreading the news: real estate students enjoy New York success
A team of University of Aberdeen students have enjoyed success at the prestigious international Real Estate competition hosted by Ivy League University, Cornell, New York.
Aberdeen student inventors triumph at major international science competition
A team of University of Aberdeen students secured two trophies and a gold medal at one of the world's leading science competitions for a new diagnostic test they have invented.
Ground-breaking research shows frequency of addiction to over-the-counter medicines
Participants are being sought for a new phase of a ground-breaking study into addiction to over-the-counter medicines, also known as non-prescription medicines.
Event offers opportunity for young people to shape healthy living programmes
Researchers aiming to develop healthy lifestyle programmes designed for young people by young people will host a taster event at Inchgrath Community Centre.
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