The majority of thyroid patients still suffering years on from diagnosis

Diagnosis is only the start of a lengthy journey for the majority of thyroid disease patients, according to new research exploring people's experience of living with the condition.

AI project aims to supercharge hydrogen production in Scotland

A new project aims to use artificial intelligence to supercharge hydrogen production in Scotland, helping the country meet its net zero targets and powering thousands more homes and businesses each year.

North-east breast cancer team launches fundraising event

Colleagues working together from NHS Grampian and the University of Aberdeen have launched plans for a local fundraising event which will see money raised invested directly into breast cancer trials and studies here in the North-east.

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Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Dana Dawson is from the University of Aberdeen’s Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit and a consultant cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Can you die of a broken heart? For those unfortunate enough to have experienced it, it can certainly feel like that. I am part of a group of scientists researching...

You are when you eat - how time of eating influences body weight

Did you eat breakfast this morning, or skip this meal to rush to work, or to sleep longer? If you don’t eat breakfast, is it because you don’t feel hungry and can’t face food first thing? If you prefer to hit the snooze button for a longer sleep, or choose to...

COP conferences continue to hold world leaders to account

After Glasgow in 2021, the focus of global attention on international climate change negotiations has moved on to Sharm-el-Sheikh as Egypt takes on the presidency of the UN’s Climate Change Convention for COP27. The University of Aberdeen is represented at COP27 by a team of five staff and students, who...


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