Strong performance from University of Aberdeen in new QS sustainability ranking
The University of Aberdeen has performed strongly in a new QS sustainability ranking achieving an overall position of 64th in the world and 17th in the UK.
New MRI dementia test to be trialled for first time
The effectiveness of a new method of identifying Alzheimer's disease is to be trialled for the first time by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
A cold fish won't give you the cold shoulder
A new study from the University of Aberdeen has shown for the first time that temperature can affect social behaviour.
Employment programme for people with learning disabilities and autism wins awards
The University of Aberdeen's programme to support young people with a learning disability and autism or both into employment has been recognised with a national award.
Gut could sound early warning alarm for motor neuron disease
The same proteins thought to contribute to motor neuron disease can be found in the gut many years before any brain symptoms occur, a new study by the University of Aberdeen has found.
University petro-economist honoured with prestigious international energy award
The work of a long-serving University of Aberdeen academic has been recognised with a prestigious international lifetime achievement in energy award.
Research underway to improve missing person identification
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded funding to look at how the photograph chosen by families of missing persons may impact the likelihood of them being recognised.
University of Aberdeen video game in the running for 2022 BAFTA Scotland Awards
A video game based on the work of University of Aberdeen historians has been nominated for the 2022 BAFTA Scotland Awards, the biggest celebration of Scottish film, games and television talent.
University partners new research initiative
The University of Aberdeen will work with local partners to establish a Health Determinants Research Collaboration after funding of £5 million was secured.
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral
Hemp has the potential to make Scotland's agricultural sector carbon neutral as well as providing huge economic benefits, a new report has found.
Energy transition skills training body receives £1m funding boost
An initiative involving the University of Aberdeen which aims to provide the energy sector with the skills and talent to meet the challenges of the energy transition has been awarded £1,000,000 by the Scottish Government.
Alzheimer's drug trial supported by Aberdeen research shows 'evidence of sustained improvement'
University spin-out company reports Phase Three findings which pave way for regulatory submission
University strengthens links with local schools
The University of Aberdeen was delighted to welcome colleagues from Developing Young Workforce (DYW) to a networking sharing event in the Sir Duncan Rice Library on 28 September.
Babies have air pollution in their lungs and brains before they take their first breath
Unborn babies have air pollution particles in their developing lungs and other vital organs as early as the first trimester, new research has revealed.
Rowett's grandson visits Aberdeen for Boyd Orr lecture
John Quiller Rowett's grandson Jan Chojecki was welcomed to a special lecture as part of celebrations to mark 100 years since the establishment of the Rowett Institute.
Major international mental health research project gets underway
The urgent need to improve children and adolescents' wellbeing in sub-Saharan Africa took a significant step forward on 3 October when work on a £2.9million international research project, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), got underway in earnest.
John Witte Jr gets 2022 Gifford Lectures underway
A leading specialist in legal history, human rights, religious freedom, marriage and family law, and law and religion will deliver the opening 2022 Gifford Lecture at the University of Aberdeen.
Academic retreat puts PGRs on course for success
Post-Graduate Researchers at the University of Aberdeen Law School got the chance to consider their next career steps as they took part in a no-holds-barred three-day academic retreat.
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