Frailty as important as age or underlying health issues in Covid-19 death risk
Frailty is as important as either age or underlying health issues in determining whether someone may die from Covid-19, a new study has found.
University team awarded £583,349 to address governance crisis in Horn of Africa
A team of researchers from the University of Aberdeen is set to take part in a new international collaboration, which aims to address the crisis of governance in the Horn of Africa, a region with a huge socio-economic development potential but suffering from instability and fragile states.
Research identifies optimal site for UK carbon capture and storage facility
New research has shown that Drax power station in North Yorkshire is the optimal site for the carbon capture and storage facilities that will be needed reduce carbon emissions and achieve the targets of 2016 Paris Climate Agreement.
App brings technology to the field
The University of Aberdeen has developed a new app designed to improve tractor safety for farmers.
Women over 35 should be warned of new risk of complication during pregnancy
New research has found that women who become pregnant over the age of 35 or women who are single are at greater risk of a serious life-threatening condition than their younger counterparts.
Four university Covid-19 research projects backed by £62,000 funding
Four University of Aberdeen projects that aim to better understand and treat Covid-19 have been backed by funding of more than £62,000 from Medical Research Scotland.
Funding for Aberdeen Covid-19 'warning sign' study
A University of Aberdeen study that aims to identify crucial biological 'warning signs' of an aspect of Covid-19 is to be supported by almost £100,000 from NHS Grampian Endowments.
BAME individuals must not be under-represented in Covid-19 research
Researchers must ensure people of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups are proportionately represented in Covid-19 studies, according to scientists from UK and USA.
University and NHS Grampian join forces to plan Covid-19 response
A team from the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian have been awarded funding from NHS Grampian Endowment Fund to prepare hospitals for the future of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Up, up and away - space scientists go stratospheric to test key equipment
Scientists who have designed an atmospheric monitoring instrument for use in future space missions are preparing to send it aboard a balloon flight to the edge of Earth's atmosphere.
University of Aberdeen scientists to examine impact of lockdown on behaviour patterns
A team of behavioural scientists from the University of Aberdeen has been awarded £325,000 to carry out a six-month investigation which will help inform Scottish Government policy on dealing with Covid-19.
Link between anxiety and alcohol abuse identified
New research from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Edinburgh has identified how sections of DNA might contribute to the risk of alcohol abuse in men.
New global study could help predict plant species responses to climate change
A new global study which could help to predict plant species losses and responses to climate change and warming has been published.
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