Medical student wins top Jiu Jitsu accolade
An Aberdeen medical student has won gold in an international Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition.
Pioneering health research recognised with royal award
The University of Aberdeen has won the highest national honour for a UK university - the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.
New release from University record label to raise funds for 'Broken Heart Syndrome'
The University of Aberdeen's record label, Vox Regis, has launched its latest CD which will help raise funds for vital research at the University.
Iain Glen joins star line-up for Christmas concert fundraiser
Game of Thrones actor Iain Glen has been revealed as the latest star taking part in a Christmas concert that will raise funds for cancer and dementia research at the University of Aberdeen.
British Academy report highlights skills of arts, humanities and social science graduates
University of Aberdeen Principal Sir Ian Diamond has led on the production of a report highlighting how arts, humanities and social science graduates develop crucial skills that are highly prized by employers.
From cars to Mars: What's good for F1 is good for life across the universe
The rocks used to surface the track at this weekend's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix are helping scientists understand how life might occur on other planets.
Changes in diet may improve life expectancy in Parkinson's patients
New research from the University of Aberdeen shows that weight loss in people with Parkinson's disease leads to decreased life expectancy, increased risk of dementia and more dependency on care.
First-ever patients scanned by new generation MRI scanner
A team at the University of Aberdeen has scanned the first group of patients using a ground-breaking 'Fast Field Cycling' MRI scanner. The patients had all suffered strokes and agreed to be the first in the world to be scanned by the new machine.
University to welcome new Honorary Graduates at winter ceremonies
A nobel laureate, a Scottish business leader, a composer and the BBC's Security correspondent are among those who will be honoured by the University of Aberdeen at its Winter Graduation ceremonies this week (23 and 24 November).
Antarctic landscape insights keep ice loss forecasts on the radar
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have helped carry out a detailed survey of the landscape beneath thick Antarctic ice that researchers say will be a valuable resource in understanding how ice draining into the ocean contributes to global sea level rise.
University receives £1.2 million to carry out adult literacies project in Rwanda
A team from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded £1.2 million to carry out a project to improve adult literacies in Rwanda.
Kim's on a high after trampoline World Championship success
A University of Aberdeen student is on a high after winning a silver medal in the double mini trampoline (DMT) at the FIG Trampoline Gymnastics World Championships in Bulgaria.
New study shows that organic farming can feed the world
Converting to organic farming could contribute to a more comprehensive and sustainable food system, say leading climate change academics.
First look at planned 35m Science Teaching Hub
The first images have been released of a new science teaching building that will 'transform' the science learning experience at the University of Aberdeen.
Chemistry Week comes to Aberdeen
A range of exciting events and activities will be held in Aberdeen next week as the city's two universities team up with Aberdeen Science Centre for an annual celebration of the chemical sciences.
Leading historian reveals new insights on Hitler's rise to power
A leading historian from the University of Aberdeen has authored a new book that charts Adolf Hitler's rise from loner to lethal demagogue, contesting that he was little more than a product of his environment.
Leading thinkers gather in Aberdeen for major conference
Leading thinkers from the worlds of economics, politics and the social sciences will gather at the University of Aberdeen this weekend (November 17-19) for a conference focusing on the major economic issues of the 21st century.
Sir Tony Robinson in unique collaboration to raise vital funds for cancer and dementia research
Actor and presenter Sir Tony Robinson has joined forces with renowned composer Professor Paul Mealor to create a Christmas concert that will raise funds for cancer and dementia research at the University of Aberdeen.
University teams up with leading Oil and Gas players to offer Masters programme
The University of Aberdeen officially launched its new Masters programme in Petroleum Data Management at a special event yesterday at the Sir Duncan Rice Library (Tuesday, November 7).
New trial of remote support for ambulances could enhance Highland emergency care
The University of Aberdeen, NHS Highland and the Scottish Ambulance Service are testing new technology which enables paramedics to send high-quality video and ultrasound images ahead of a patient's arrival at hospital.
Scotland's first audit of older people's services launched
The University of Aberdeen is to lead the first audit of specialist geriatric medicine services for older people in Scotland in collaboration with Health Improvement Scotland and the British Geriatrics Society.
Drug 'melts away' fat inside arteries
A new drug being trialled for treating breast cancer and diabetes has been shown to 'melt away' the fat inside arteries that can cause heart attacks and strokes.
Festival to bring debate, discovery and discussion to Aberdeen
Discover what lies beneath the cobbles of Old Aberdeen, hear about the day-to-day challenges faced by the Travelling community in Scotland today and learn what our online-dating habits reveal about evolutionary theory at the Festival of Social Science which launches this weekend (Saturday November 4 - Saturday November 11). ...
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