Researchers find key to stroke survival
The number of trained nurses available to treat patients immediately after a stroke is the most reliable health services predictor of survival according to research from the University of Aberdeen and University of East Anglia.
Lois Lane WOULD know Clark Kent is Superman
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have found evidence that suggests that superheroes would be identifiable as their alter-ego personalities due to their unique body movements.
School pupils take part in first Girls in Engineering conference
A conference promoting careers in engineering to girls was held in Aberdeen today, with 90 pupils from across Scotland taking part.
New dawn for community of European universities
The University of Aberdeen is part of a new community of European universities united by a shared commitment to advancing social good and helping solve global challenges.
Survey aims to promote sustainable public transport services
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have launched a survey of bus users in the city as they investigate ways to promote environmentally friendly bus travel across the UK and beyond.
Major boost in development of carbon capture technology
Plans to develop technology that converts CO2 into building materials have been given a major boost after the University of Aberdeen became one of only two European universities to reach the semi-finals of a global competition.
Aberdeen Shakespeare Week to explore 1601 visit
In 1601 a group of actors with close links to Shakespeare visited Aberdeen.
Search for genetic switches linked to obesity and alcohol abuse receives £400k funding boost
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are searching for the genetic switches that could contribute to obesity and alcohol abuse after securing a research grant of £412,200 from the BBSRC.
Results of five year trial published
Results of a five year trial on haemorrhoids (commonly known as piles), jointly sponsored by NHS Highland and the University of Aberdeen, have this week been published in The Lancet, one of the world's oldest and best known medical journals.
Sustainable vaccines and fuels research boosted by computer breakthrough
Sustainable sources of fuels and new medicines and vaccines for a growing global population could be a step closer after the University of Aberdeen made an important breakthrough that will optimise a new and rapidly evolving biotechnology.
Hitler's secret autobiography
The first biography of Adolf Hitler, which presented him as 'Germany's saviour', compared him to Jesus and helped propel him up the political ranks, was actually a self-penned 'act of shameless publicity', it has been revealed.
New teacher training intake includes record number of science and maths students
A record number of students are training to be science and maths teachers at the University of Aberdeen this year, helping to address a shortage of teachers in these subjects in local classrooms.
'Overlooked and misunderstood' gene linked to schizophrenia
Scientists have discovered new evidence strengthening the link between a previously misunderstood gene and major mental illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and autism.
Want a new body? Get a new 'buddy'!
Study finds that a new exercise partner is the key to exercising more.
Law professor plays key role in international child support agreement
A law professor from the University of Aberdeen has played a crucial role in negotiating an international agreement on child maintenance payments that will lift tens of thousands of children out of poverty.
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