Failing government policy behind the looming crisis in Scotland's senior housing sector
Urgent public and private intervention is essential if Scotland is to avoid an elderly housing crisis, according to new research.
Rwandan research project provides lesson in improving adult literacy
A five year international development research project led by the University of Aberdeen has successfully trialled a new social practices approach to teaching which is helping improve adult literacy in Rwanda.
Gaps identified in male breast cancer management and treatment
A comprehensive review of all scientific research into male breast cancer over the past 20 years has identified major differences between the male and female conditions which could have major implications for both treatment and screening
Scientists 'make sense' of best way to learn new skills
If learning a new language or honing a new skill is one of your goals for 2023, scientists at the University of Aberdeen and the Technische Universität Dresden in Germany have done the hard part and uncovered why using multiple senses could be the key to learning something new.
New year health-kick losing momentum? Scientists find key to curb the cravings
Psychologists from the University of Aberdeen have identified a key factor that can make healthy food more appealing and may help curb cravings for calorific snacks.
Quick and easy ready meals not the best for us - or the planet
A new study from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute has found that ready meals are not only not as nutritious as home cooked meals, but also have a higher carbon footprint.
Pharmacists based within care homes make them safer for residents, research shows
Basing pharmacies in care homes makes them safer for residents, a study has shown.
Aberdeen scientists in major European marine microbiome project
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen who are working to develop life-saving antibiotics using ocean resources are taking part in a major European research project which aims to harness the full potential of the marine microbiome.
Major new study aims to increase understanding of fatigue
Innovative research using AI led by the University of Aberdeen aims to find better ways of managing and treating fatigue.