HRH The Duchess of Rothesay officially 'installs' Principal
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Rothesay officially installed Professor George Boyne as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen today (Wednesday, January 16).
Man-made chemicals in our environment cause 'worrying' changes in sheep livers
Exposure to man-made chemicals found all around us has caused 'worrying' changes in sheep livers, according to the researchers behind a new study.
Death and Missed Appointments
Missing GP appointments is associated with early death, and those with long-term mental health conditions are at particular risk.
Why is the diagnosis of women's cancer often delayed?
Gynaecological cancers are relatively common - ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers together make up about 20,000 cases each year, with approximately 7,400 deaths.
Surgery remains most effective weight loss treatment but weight management also works
Surgery remains the most effective and cost-effective long-term approach to reducing weight for adults who are severely obese, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Student comes face-to-face with her great, great, great grandfather
An Australian student has fulfilled a long-held ambition of coming face-to-face with her great, great, great, grandfather who taught at the University of Aberdeen more than 150 year ago.
Chapel choir 'bring in bells' for special audience
The University of Aberdeen's renowned Chapel Choir brought in the bells early for the elite of New York society following their performance at one of the world's largest fundraising galas.
Hope for the broken-hearted
Ground-breaking study finds possible new explanation for mysterious heart condition.
Date Set for University Rival Rowers' Return to the Dee in 2019
The date for the 2019 Aberdeen Standard Investments Boat Race has been announced
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How RE teachers see religion – and why it can be bad for pupils
People who live in countryside are less likely to survive cancer
Does problem-solving really protect against cognitive decline in old age?
May government's Brexit aims were never achievable – we've been hunting a fantastical beast all along
Armistice centenary: why Northern Ireland's culture divide is still an obstacle to remembering the past
Anthill 31: World War I remembered – podcast
UK Budget 2018: experts respond
Working in partnership to transform decommissioning
On Friday I was proud to represent the University at the opening of the National Decommissioning Centre, a long-term £38m partnership between the University and the Oil & Gas Technology Centre. Based at the University’s former Oceanlab research facility in Newburgh, the NDC will work in partnership with companies to become...
War Poets inspire Christmas Spirit
2018 has very much so been the year of the war poets in our First World War Remembrance activity. The words of Owen, Graves and Sassoon have echoed around the country's commemoration events. As we approach Christmas, it is appropriate to consider how the festive season inspired their...
Our mission to widen access to a university education
Since I returned to Aberdeen to take up my role as Principal I have worked to play my part in strengthening links between the University and our local institutions, meeting with civic and political leaders, industry figures, and education partners as we aim to enhance our existing partnerships for the...