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Rural dwellers less likely to survive cancer, study shows
People who live in rural areas are less likely to survive cancer than those who live in cities according to a new global review by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
Human antibody discovery could save lives from fungal killer
A new way to diagnose, treat and protect against stealth fungal infections that claim more than 1.5 million lives per year worldwide has been moved a step closer, according to research published in Nature Communications.
Regular problem solving does not protect against mental decline
Sudoku and crosswords may not offset age-related mental decline, but can boost mental ability over a lifetime
Research shows that seabirds are at risk due to competition for fish
A new study from the University of Aberdeen has identified that seabirds are the most at risk bird species, due to the competition they face from the fishing industry for food.
Aberdeen achievement listed in UK's 100 best breakthroughs
The invention of the first full-body MRI scanner from the University of Aberdeen has been named as one of the UK's 100 best breakthroughs for its significance on people's everyday lives.
University pledges to double widening access target by next year
The University of Aberdeen has pledged to double the number of full-time Scottish degree students it recruits from SIMD20 areas by next year, as part of its commitment to improve access to higher education.
Calling all Scots speakers: your language needs you!
"For many people in Scotland and Ulster, the vocabulary we used to describe our world as children is fading into the past. If we are not careful, what these words meant and how we used them will never be recorded and barely remembered, if at all," is the stark warning...
Principal's Award encourages local schoolchildren to aim for university
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new award that aims to recognise academic potential among local schoolchildren with ambitions to reach university.
University choir 'come together' with Sheryl Crow for Beatles medley dedicated to Ringo Starr
The University of Aberdeen's Chapel Choir - led by Royal composer Paul Mealor - is to take centre stage at one of the world's most prestigious fundraising galas.
£40m hub to drive health innovation and life sciences company growth in Aberdeen
A £40m investment project is set to deliver an innovation hub to double the number of life sciences companies in North East Scotland and support the national ambitions for the sector to collaborate, innovate and commercialise the next generation of therapies and healthcare solutions.