Pushing back the American Mink invasion of Scotland
A study aiming to discover why American Mink, an invasive species, choose to settle in areas where they do and therefore discover ways to more effectively prevent their spread, was published today in the Journal of Applied Ecology.
New insight into body's response to killer fungus
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have made a new discovery that could help in the fight against a fungus that kills around 200,000 people every year and causes lung and allergic diseases in millions of others.
Aberdeen academics named as Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen are among 66 distinguished individuals who have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
University receives highest national honour at ceremony in Buckingham Palace
The University of Aberdeen was presented with the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
Commonly prescribed medication linked to stroke
Medication routinely prescribed for common complaints including allergies, heart disease and Parkinson's has been linked to an increased risk of stroke according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Premature babies' low blood pressure puzzle explained
Scientists have discovered crucial new information about how a foetus develops which could explain why very premature babies suffer low blood pressure and other health problems.
Controversial pregnancy test drug shows deformities in zebrafish embryos within hours of exposure
The components of a controversial drug, allegedly linked to birth defects in the 1960s and '70s, caused deformations to fish embryos just hours after they received a dose in new studies by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
First scientific expedition to newly exposed Antarctic ecosystem
A team of scientists, led by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), heads to Antarctica this week (14 February) to investigate a mysterious marine ecosystem that's been hidden beneath an Antarctic ice shelf for up to 120,000 years.
Aberdeen named partners in project to transform health through data science
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have been named within an important partnership which will receive a portion of a £54 million research fund focussed on using data science to address challenging healthcare issues.
Renowned theologian to deliver 2018 Gifford Lectures
A renowned theologian is set to deliver a series of lectures that will propose a re-examination of history to help us better understand the nature of Christianity and its mission in the modern world.
Leading economist appointed to prestigious Chair role
A leading economist has been appointed Jaffrey Chair of Political Economy at the University of Aberdeen Business School, becoming only the sixth person to hold the prestigious role since it was established nearly a century ago.
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