New research could identify those most susceptible to tuberculosis (TB)
A team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen has identified a key receptor involved in the control of tuberculosis (TB) which could help to identify those most likely to get the infection.
University wins funding to help Tanzania develop oil and gas expertise
The University of Aberdeen and the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) have been awarded two million euros in European Union funding to help develop higher education in Tanzania and create a sustainable oil and gas sector in the East African country.
Earthquake prediction: science or fiction?
An Aberdeen Professor has been 'shaking-up' popular beliefs about earthquakes and uncovering cracks in current methods of predicting when they may happen.
Student scoops top prize at Westminster research exhibition
A University of Aberdeen student has won the top award at the annual Posters in Parliament exhibition, which features the very best in undergraduate research from across the UK.
Volunteers required for plant protein study
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health are examining whether augmenting our diets with plant protein could lower the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and improve gut health.
Baby, were you born this way? Event to explore if adult ill health is already determined at birth
Two academics from the University of Aberdeen have been working together to investigate whether illnesses we experience as adults may have been pre-determined from the time we are born. Dr Steve Turner, Senior Clinical Lecturer, and Dr Sohinee Bhattacharya, Lecturer in Obstetric Epidemiology, utilised data gathered from every expectant mother that...
Major study led by autistic scientist challenges long-held preconceptions about the condition
A scientist with autism has used his own experiences to aid the completion of a study which challenges some of the most commonly-held beliefs about the condition.
DVD reduces MRI Scan patient anxiety
A study has shown that a DVD designed to help people prepare for a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan, including guidance on how to relax, led to more successful scans.
PhD scholarship opportunities at University of Aberdeen
High-achieving students looking to begin a PhD could benefit from a £1 million scholarship fund set up to honour the University of Aberdeen's founder.
Next generation of dementia scientists to focus on lifestyle factors
Scottish scientists investigating the causes of dementia will study how lifestyle factors impact on memory and brain degeneration as seen in dementia.