Study aims to identify link between places and sounds
A new study being carried out by the Universities of Aberdeen, Stirling and Edinburgh is aiming to identify and analyse sounds associated with particular places in a bid to gain an insight into the impact of an environment on mood and memory.
Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords
Modified silk from Asian wild silkworms could be used in a strategy to repair damaged spinal cords, according to scientists from the universities of Aberdeen and Oxford.
Press statement - Brexit information request
University of Aberdeen Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Ian Diamond, has confirmed that the University will not provide the Brexit information requested by Conservative MP, Chris Heaton-Harris.
Doha ceremony marks official opening of Qatar campus
The University of Aberdeen marked the official opening of its Qatar campus at a ceremony that took place in Doha on Monday (October 24).
Aberdeen climate change expert elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy
Leading climate change scientist, Professor Pete Smith, has been elected as a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, one of only four such Fellowships for 2018 announced this week.
PhD student shortlisted in MRC essay writing competition
A University PhD student working with the Aberdeen Fungal Group was shortlisted for a prestigious MRC award.
Aberdeen professor elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
A University of Aberdeen academic has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Exhibition celebrating Polish WWII resistance fighter on display at Aberdeen University
An exhibition celebrating the life and achievements of Polish World War II resistance fighter and Georgetown University professor, Jan Karski, has gone on display at the University of Aberdeen's Sir Duncan Rice Library.
Scientists to visit mysterious marine ecosystem which was hidden for 120,000 years
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are part of an expedition led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) which is planning an urgent mission to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.
University celebrating 35 years of Clinical Pharmacology course
Last week the University of Aberdeen reached the 35th anniversary of its MSc in Clinical Pharmacology programme, and marked the occasion with a celebration symposium.
Killer Fungus to take over Manchester Science Festival
World leading research from one European and 12 UK universities including Aberdeen and Manchester, and which focuses on potentially deadly fungi, is being showcased in a fun and innovative way at one of the country's leading science festivals.
Leading historian honoured with top award
A leading historian from the University of Aberdeen has received a top literary prize in Poland for his work on the country's history.
University to host Health and Wellbeing fair on campus
Students from the University of Aberdeen will have the opportunity to find out more about a wide range of services available to them at a Health and Wellbeing day being held on campus this week (Thursday) in Elphinstone Hall from 11am to 2pm.
Faster treatment but poorer survival rates: rural cancer riddle revealed
People with cancer who live more than an hour from their nearest major hospital are diagnosed and treated faster than those who live closer but are still more likely to die within a year of diagnosis, according to new research.
Rare songbird may never have existed
One of the world's most elusive species of songbird may be so hard to spot because it never existed in the first place, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Rural GP 'taster' initiative wins award
An initiative to encourage more medical students to become GPs in remote and rural areas has won an award.
Vaccine sees huge drop in early cancer signs
The number of young Scottish women showing early signs of potential cervical cancer have almost halved since the introduction of a school vaccination programme.
Researchers eye new way to diagnose obsessive compulsive disorder
A new test for diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is being developed by researchers at The University of Aberdeen.
University startup takes top award in global competition
A University startup has taken the top award in an international competition held to recognise innovation and entrepreneurship.
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