Study of ancient dog DNA traces canine diversity to the Ice Age
A University of Aberdeen academic has contributed to a global study of ancient dog DNA, involving archaeologists and geneticists from more than 10 countries, which shows that genetic variation between dogs can be traced back as far as the end of the last Ice Age.
Aberdeen academic chosen to tackle major UK health challenges
A University of Aberdeen researcher is set to take part in a new programme that aims to find innovative digital solutions to some of the biggest health and care challenges currently facing society.
Life Sciences and Law ranked in world's top 100
Life Sciences and Law at the University of Aberdeen have been ranked in the global top 100 in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021.
Medical student builds mountain rescue supply drone prototype
An Aberdeen medical student has built a prototype drone for providing emergency aid to walkers and climbers who suffer a healthcare emergency in Scotland's hills and mountains.
University of Aberdeen Celebrates Centenary of Chair in Economics
The University of Aberdeen is today celebrating the 100th anniversary of one of its most prestigious Chairs, as well as the life of Sir Thomas Jaffrey who established the Chair.
New research finds the 'optimal age' at which preserved senses can compensate for blindness
A new study from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Bath has found the optimal age at which sense of touch and hearing best work together to compensate for blindness.
What lies beneath a volcano? New images reveal all...
The complex plumbing system beneath volcanoes has been revealed in the clearest detail ever, marking a 'major step forward' in our understanding of how they are formed and behave.
Competition linked to Aberdeen 2040 strategic plan yields promising ideas
The winners of a student competition to develop an initiative that supports the University of Aberdeen's Aberdeen 2040 strategic plan have been announced.
Nanotechnology project to boost North Sea gas production
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen are developing new technology they claim will be a "game-changer" in enhancing production from North Sea gas fields.
University to celebrate Black History Month
The University of Aberdeen will celebrate Black History Month throughout October.