New study detects early metabolic signals that our bodies are not coping with diet or lifestyle
New research from the University of Aberdeen's Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has identified gene markers which could provide early signals that our bodies are not coping with diet or lifestyle choices.
Aberdeen researcher speaks on better global health through community participation
A global health researcher from Aberdeen has spoken at an international conference this week on her work in pioneering new ways of involving some of the world's poorest communities in radical action to improve their health.
Nobel Prize winner from namesake city visits to inspire Aberdeen
A Nobel prize-winning physicist will visit Aberdeen this autumn to inspire students, researchers and public from all walks of life with his story of determination, discovery and success.
Special Collections invite budding authors to be inspired for short story competition
It's that time of year again, when the Special Collections Centre holds its annual Flash Fiction Competition for Book Week Scotland.
Universities come together to combat maternal mortality in Malawi
Scottish experts are aiming to pass on the benefit of their experience in reducing maternal mortality to health professionals and managers from Malawi at a conference to be held in Aberdeen.
Volunteers needed for study to investigate gluten-sensitivity
It is becoming more common to hear requests in restaurants or supermarkets for gluten-free options, but only around one-percent of the population are diagnosed as suffering from coeliac disease.
Study highlights preferred treatment for varicose veins
A study led by researchers from the University of Aberdeen which compared different treatments for varicose veins has found that laser treatment is the preferred treatment.
University brings one-night public extravaganza of discovery to Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen is gearing up for an exciting mix of shows, talks, comedy and discovery,as part of a European wide celebration taking place this Friday (September 26).
University celebrates Confucius Institute anniversary
The University of Aberdeen will celebrate the first anniversary of its Confucius Institute and the 10th anniversary of the institution world-wide with two events this week.
Puffin plight under the spotlight
They are one of our most iconic birds but are they in danger from the impact of climate change?
University of Aberdeen rises eleven places in world rankings
The University of Aberdeen has risen eleven places in the most widely viewed international league table of world-leading universities.
Nature shows how to tackle global warming: Carbon injection initiative supported by new research
Worldwide attempts to tackle global warming by injecting carbon dioxide into underground volcanic rock have been informed by new research that shows the process happens naturally on a massive scale over millions of years.
800 Million years of Scottish history to be told through its fossils
The rich history of Scottish fossils will be discussed by author and geologist Professor Nigel Trewin at Café Scientifique Inverness on the 16 September.
Tomorrow's students learn about college and university life
Prospective students and their families will descend on Old Aberdeen tomorrow and Wednesday (September 16 and 17) for an annual event providing information on all aspects of higher education.
No smoking allowed - event to give insight into hidden dangers
Smoking tobacco remains one of the most important avoidable causes of serious illness and early death.
Eating is addictive but sugar and fat are not like drugs, study says
People can become addicted to eating for its own sake but not to consuming specific foods such as those high in sugar or fat, research suggests.
Maths and science for the big screen
Interested in science and keen to broaden your social scene? If so, there's a Science Meet-Up taking place in the bar at Aberdeen's Cineworld Queens Links on Thursday (September 11).
Craig faces Ben Nevis climb seven times for little nephew
A University of Aberdeen student is to climb Ben Nevis seven times in seven days to raise awareness about a blood cancer that has affected his family.
New exhibition explores northern landscapes
A Canadian artist will bring her work to the Granite City with a new exhibition opening at the University of Aberdeen.
Carbon stored in the World's soils more vulnerable to climate change than expected, new study shows
The response of soil microbial communities to changes in temperature increases the potential for more carbon dioxide to be released from the world's soils as global temperatures rise, a team of scientists including researchers from Aberdeen has revealed.
Scottish traditional music classes launched in new partnership with Aberdeen University
People in Aberdeen and the north east are being asked to dust down their fiddles and break out their ceilidh boots as a new programme of weekly adult evening classes is launched.
Bronze bust honours former Principal
A bronze bust of Sir Duncan Rice, has been unveiled in the ground floor atrium of the magnificent library which bears his name.
Forest fires and floods tackled as part of new course
Forest fires in the North East of Scotland and flooding risk in Aberdeen city and shire are among a range of topics tackled by Geography students at the University of Aberdeen.
Changing global diets is vital to reducing climate change
Healthier diets and reducing food waste are part of a combination of solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, say the team behind a new study.
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