Childhood asthma rates down 10 percent in 10 years according to UK's oldest asthma survey
Asthma rates in children have dropped by more than 10 percent in ten years according to the first and longest running asthma survey in the UK which itself is now 50 years old.
Evidence stacks up that rocky outcrop was home to earliest Pictish fort
An inhospitable sea stack on the Aberdeenshire coast has been confirmed as the site of the earliest Pictish Fort and predates the iconic Dunnottar Castle, carbon dating has revealed.
First Minister welcomes agreement with leading Chinese university
Scotland's First Minister has welcomed an agreement that will see the University of Aberdeen collaborate with Harbin Engineering University, a leading Chinese university.
International Student Research Forum hailed success
An international gathering of research students from around the world has been hailed a success.
'Invisible deaths' tackled by University researcher
The shocking estimate that two-thirds of the world's deaths go unrecorded is to be addressed by research carried out by the University of Aberdeen.
Immune system 'on switch' breakthrough could lead to new targeted drugs
A crucial 'on switch' that boosts the body's defences against infections has been successfully identified in new scientific research.
Agreement signed with leading Australian university
The University of Aberdeen has put pen to paper on an agreement that will see it work with a leading Australian university in areas of shared interest.
Robotic 'pharmacy kiosk' offers revolution in medicine access in rural areas
An innovative new robotic 'pharmacy kiosk' is set to revolutionise the way pharmacy services are accessed by people living in remote and rural areas across Scotland.
Public engagement teams awarded four million euros to embed responsible research across Europe
A team of researchers and public engagement experts have been awarded four million euros by the European Commission to inform strategy for responsible research and innovation.
Study to solve soil science conundrum
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded almost £650K from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for their part in a £1.7M project which aims to resolve one of soil science's major conundrums.
Pandas are officially cool, according to new research
Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing Zoo and the University of Aberdeen have shown that giant pandas have an exceptionally low metabolic rate - and as a result have also discovered that the endangered bears are, quite literally, cool.
Volunteers sought for European research project
Researchers conducting a large scale study funded by the European Commission are looking for older members of the public to help them to understand how our hunger levels change as we age.
Global supplier Chr. Hansen forms research and development consortium with University
An academic from the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health is collaborating in an international research consortium which has been established by leading global supplier of natural ingredient solutions to the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries, Chr. Hansen.
New health evidence gives women informed choice in the stress urinary incontinence surgery debate
A new Cochrane systematic review published today of surgery for stress urinary incontinence makes an important contribution to an ongoing debate and will help women to make more informed choices about treatment.
University spin out company receives £1.4M from Department of Health and Wellcome Trust
An award-winning University of Aberdeen spin out company has received £1.4M to fund research that will see them validate the use of eye movement abnormalities in diagnosing major psychiatric disorders.
Significant research grant awarded to develop and test a new model of pharmacy practice in care home
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen and the universities of East Anglia, Leeds and Queens University Belfast have succeeded in winning a £2 million Programme Grant from NIHR for a 5 year programme of research into medicines management in care homes.
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