Groundbreaking bone mimicking technology scoops £80K Fellowship
A University of Aberdeen chemist has been awarded a £80K fellowship to support his development of a material that helps damaged bones to heal.
Postgraduate prospects highlighted at Open Day
Hundreds of prospective postgraduate students are expected to descend on the University of Aberdeen next week (Saturday November 2) as the institution hosts its annual Postgraduate Open Day.
Arsenic water contamination implicated in resistance to Leishmaniasis drug in India
Arsenic contamination of water supplies may have played a significant role in the development of widespread resistance in the Indian subcontinent to an important drug used to treat leishmaniasis, the second-largest parasitic killer in the world.
First Bus transformed into mobile museum which tours Scotland
Local bus operator, First Aberdeen, has played host to an innovative new venture, The Travelling Museum of British Invention.
Breast cancers survivors sought for diet study
Breast cancer survivors are being sought for a study examining a diet which could support weight loss and recurrence of the disease.
Politicians, academics and civil society debate fairer future
Political figures, academics, students, business and local authority leaders, representatives of faiths and development groups, and members of the public gather to talk about the global world we want - and how best to achieve it.
100 year-old scientific dispute over the 'absoluteness of blindness' gains new evidence
University of Aberdeen scientists have shed new light on a 100 year-old argument into whether blindness following a brain injury is absolute.
Shared data centre scoops national industry award
The pioneering project to create a new cutting edge and low carbon IT data centre for all the further and higher education institutions in north-east Scotland has scooped a national industry award.
University re-launches publishing house to bring academic works to the world
Fascinating works of history, research, poetry, science, biographies and cultural gems of Scotland will be brought to bookstores through the re-launch of the publishing arm of the University of Aberdeen.
The consequences of a rise in global warming of 2°C by 2100 have been severely underestimated, according to findings by a team of international scientists.
Images from Our World to be shown at One World Week PechaKucha Event
An overview of global health, sea turtle conservation and a snapshot of the world in Aberdeen's botanic gardens are just some of the insights provided at the next PechaKucha Night Aberdeen.
Aberdeen wins bid to host prestigious European student energy summit
Europe's biggest student energy summit will be held in Aberdeen following a successful bid to stage the event.
Battle against American mink bolstered by new computer technology
It is a non-native species which preys on water voles, ground nesting birds and salmon and causes significant damage to local ecosystems, but now the battle to remove breeding American mink from northern Scotland is being assisted by cutting edge computer technology.
Scottish universities awarded £14.2m for arts & humanities doctoral training initiative
A new Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) to support postgraduate studentships and training in the arts and humanities in Scotland has secured funding of £14.2 million.
The Physics and Philosophy of Time Travel
As Dr Who celebrates its 50th Anniversary, Cafe Scientifique Aberdeen's next event will discuss how quantum mechanics and general relativity challenge our understanding of time and space, and explore the philosophical dimensions of time travel.
Acclaimed wildlife filmmaker launches Aberdeen Biodiversity Centre
An internationally-acclaimed wildlife filmmaker has visited Aberdeen to launch a new era for one of the city's most popular education centres.
A travelling University masterpiece
Pupils at Rosehearty Primary School became curators of a world famous masterpiece owned by the University of Aberdeen last week.
Charity announces funds for Scots researchers during National Arthritis Week
Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK has announced a major investment to the Universities of Aberdeen and Edinburgh, which could have a significant impact on the thousands of people who undergo knee replacement surgery.
New PhD students to tackle global biological issues
Environmental change, sustainable natural resource management and food security are just some of the themes new PhD students at the University of Aberdeen will be hoping to address.
Making research easier – SHARE initiative launches in Grampian
A Scotland wide bid to improve the success of health research projects is officially launched in the North East tomorrow (Thursday 10th October).
Major study investigates human impacts on tropics
Human impacts on the forests of the tropics are causing irreversible changes to these ecosystems yet the effects of these changes are poorly understood.
DNA analysis identifies endangered Indian bird egg
The only known egg in the world of a critically endangered bird from India has been discovered at the University of Aberdeen.
Students rewarded for being STARs
Nearly 70 students have been rewarded by the University of Aberdeen for their efforts outside the classroom.
Independent Scotland’s relationship with EU discussed at public event
An independent Scotland’s relationship with the EU will be the subject of a public discussion with some of the country’s top political and law experts.
Get inspired for University’s writing competition
The University of Aberdeen’s Special Collections Centre is asking budding writers to be inspired by its collections and enter the 2013 Flash Fiction writing competition.
New law degree will provide more opportunities for Aberdeen students
Law students at the University of Aberdeen will now for the first time have the choice of continuing their studies and training in Scotland or in England and Wales.
Doctors, nurses and pharmacists act to reduce prescribing errors in Scottish hospitals
A new national prescribing chart developed by doctors, pharmacists and nurses is to be piloted in Scotland as one measure in a campaign to reduce prescribing errors.
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