East European researchers to tackle chronic diseases with Aberdeen’s help
Three Aberdeen researchers are next week delivering a course that will help arm East European health researchers with some of the skills required to investigate chronic diseases.
Recognition for medical physicist
A retired medical physicist who has worked at the University of Aberdeen for more than four decades has been recognised for his outstanding contributions to medical science in Scotland.
Café Philosophique explores unconscious bias against women
Professor Jennifer Saul from the University of Sheffield will explain unconscious biases and explore their implications at a free University of Aberdeen organised lecture that includes a screening of the film Legally Blonde.
Research bodies form new alliance to address global challenge on food
Two universities and a major research provider are joining forces to position Scotland at the forefront of the global challenge to feed, sustainably, a growing world population.
‘Royal’ Rhynie focus of Pictish excavation
Archaeologists are to dig deeper than ever before at one of the most important Pictish excavation sites ever uncovered.
New state-of-art microscope helps medical research
The University of Aberdeen has just installed a new high specification Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) that will allow researchers to magnify samples up to one million times and also ‘see’ them in 3D.
Effects of travel disruption could be eased by new app
The effects of bus delays caused by bad weather or road accidents could soon be greatly reduced thanks to a new phone app powered by public transport users.
Volunteers sought for Rowett research study
Researchers from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health are looking for volunteers to help them discover whether blaeberry extract can reduce sugar intake when taken with a meal and therefore have long term benefits in preventing the development of diabetes.
Second Sight and Prophecy conference will put the future under the spotlight
The University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute will host its Second Sight and Prophecy conference later this month.
‘Snapshot’ of snacking behaviour underway
Volunteers are being sought for an ambitious new University of Aberdeen study that aims to capture where, when and why we snack and when we spend time being inactive.
University to lead new European project focusing on 'Arab Spring'
A new multinational research project launches in Brussels this week to gather and share research on political and social transformations in the Arab world.
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