MP hears of work of chronic pain experts
Chronic pain affects 13% of adults in the UK and about one in five report having to change their job or give up working as a result of symptoms.
University of Aberdeen pays tribute to popular scholar and teacher
The University of Aberdeen will remember one of its longest serving scholars with a memorial service and lecture today (Friday October 30)
US Navy medal awarded to volunteer who helps to house University of Aberdeen students
A woman who has enabled more than 80 students from the University of Aberdeen to stay in America while they complete a work experience programme has been honoured by the US Navy.
Irish and Scottish culture ministers to celebrate 10th anniversary of pioneering research institute
World leading scholars and the culture ministers of Ireland and Scotland will gather in Aberdeen to celebrate the 10th anniversary of a pioneering institute dedicated to the study of both nations.
Brave Aberdeen alumnus to share inspiring story
A brave University of Aberdeen graduate who became paralysed following a rock climbing accident will share her inspiring story at a free event next month.
Competition calls for movie making youngsters to showcase talent
Aspiring Spielbergs and wannabe Woody Allens are being urged to get their entries in for a unique competition which could see their movie making efforts showcased on the big screen.
New student helps grow garden
A horticultural student is bedding into a new role - thanks to the Friends of the Cruickshank Botanical Garden.
Calling Moon gazers for an evening of lunar activity
Budding and experienced Moon gazers alike will be urged to turn their eyes to the skies this week at a free event taking place in Aberdeen.
University host delegation from Hong Kong
The University of Aberdeen will host a delegation of representatives from the City University of Hong Kong tomorrow (Wednesday October 28) in a visit which aims to strengthen collaboration between the two institutions.
Aberdeen scholar uncovers new evidence which could change our understanding of the legendary Brahan
For centuries, Highland families have passed on the legend of the Brahan Seer – said to have foreseen events ranging from the construction of the Caledonian Canal to the Piper Alpha disaster.
US Consul visits Aberdeen to strengthen collaboration
America’s new diplomat in Scotland visited the University of Aberdeen last week to learn more about its special relationships with the United States and American institutions.
Leading figures from the big screen to visit Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen’s prestigious Director’s Cut programme will return in November with more big names in the frame for Series 3.
Virtual visitors expected to flock to first online Open Day
Prospective students from across the UK will visit the University of Aberdeen this weekend – without leaving the comfort of their own home.
University computers given new lease of life in Africa
School children in Africa are benefitting from increased access to computer technology thanks to the University of Aberdeen.
Packed programme of events to celebrate the 2009 University of Aberdeen Music Prize
Tickets are now available for one of the North-east’s premier music events, which will see the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra premier exciting new material in the Granite City.
Myths of the Viking or Old Norse World unravelled at the University of Aberdeen
Viking or Old Norse mythology and theory will be in the spotlight as experts from across the world gather at the University of Aberdeen for a conference which could change our understanding of the Old Norse Gods and Goddesses.
Professor receives lifetime achievement award
A University of Aberdeen professor - whose research has helped shape Scottish stop smoking policies - has received a top award from the pharmacy community.
Aberdeen students create E. coli which can plumb a leak
A group of Aberdeen students are investigating a revolutionary new technique that could see E. coli being used to plumb leaks in pipes.
Aberdeen University graduate presented with medal by Princess Anne
Aberdeen's Robin Parker was presented with the RSGS University Medal for the University of Aberdeen by HRH the Princess Royal at an awards ceremony to mark the 125th anniversary of one of Scotland’s oldest charities, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, at Perth Concert Hall.
University recognises ‘STARs’ at special awards ceremony
Students who make a contribution to University life beyond their academic achievements were recognised at a special awards ceremony at the University of Aberdeen.
Volunteers wanted for fruit and vegetable study
Aberdeen scientists are seeking healthy volunteers for a new study into how fruit and vegetables protect the body against cancer and heart disease.
Aberdeen academic awarded for work in palaeontology
An Aberdeen academic has received a prestigious accolade for his work in palaeontology.
University launches Concordat
A new Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers is launched by the University of Aberdeen today (October 13).
Kids find out about animals who adapt
Kids can go back to school armed with plenty of animal knowledge thanks to a University of Aberdeen event.
Diet myths to be explored in free talk
Common myths surrounding weight loss will be debunked by a leading nutritionist at a free event in Aberdeen next week.
Dramatic rise in world rankings for University of Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen has climbed 24 places positioning it in the top 0.5% of universities in the world, according to the Times Higher World University Rankings published today (Thursday 8 October).
Friendly bacteria could lead to new drugs for inflammatory diseases
Pioneering research using ‘friendly’ bacteria to develop new drugs for inflammatory bowel disease which affects at least 1.8milllion people around the world will be unveiled this morning (October 8).
Arsenic in rice : a recipe for nutrient loss
Uptake of arsenic by rice plants could be stifling crucial micronutrients such as selenium in rice grains, according to new research published in Environmental Science and Technology EST).
University of Aberdeen to share experience of curriculum reform in Australia
Aberdeen will share its experience of being the first university in Britain to undertake and implement a comprehensive review of its curriculum at the largest international education conference to be staged in the Southern Hemisphere.
North East women encouraged to contribute to midlife research
Aberdeen scientists are encouraging women in the North East of Scotland to contribute to a survey on women’s health at midlife.
New exhibition dedicated to King’s College opens its doors
An exhibition dedicated to one of Old Aberdeen’s most famous landmarks is now open.
US Embassy counsellor visits University
U.S. Embassy Environment and Science Counsellor Jock Whittlesey visited the University of Aberdeen last week to learn more about the institution’s work in marine engineering and renewable energy.
Academics to share European workcare findings
Paternity leave for fathers and the provision of care for young children will be amongst topics under the spotlight at two events hosted by the University of Aberdeen next month.
£1.8 million Institute of Mathematics launched by University of Aberdeen
A new £1.8million Institute of Mathematics was launched by the University of Aberdeen today (Friday October 2).
Work begins at Rural Digital Economy Research Hub
The research which will conducted by the University of Aberdeen’s RCUK Rural Digital Economy Research Hub was showcased to government and industry representatives at an event in London this week
Day of celebration to mark 500 years of King’s College Chapel
The University of Aberdeen’s King’s College Chapel will celebrate its quincentenary with a sequence of special events on Sunday (October 4).
Potential for drugs to treat age-related disease
Scientists have managed to extend the lifespan of mice by up to a fifth and reduce the number of age-related diseases the animals suffer.
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