Research to reveal value placed on 'self-management support' by patients with long-term conditions
New understanding of the value patients place on 'self-management support' in coping with conditions such as chronic pain is to be developed.
Influence of leading theologian and Nazi opponent explored in new lecture series
A series of lectures and research workshops dedicated to a German theologian whose opposition to the Nazis cost him his life will get under way at the University of Aberdeen on Friday.
Tackling head injuries in sport - best practice to be discussed at University event
Practice for dealing with sports-related head injuries will be discussed in Aberdeen today (Tuesday March 25).
Clinical trials on trial - good but not good enough?
Annually across the globe billions of dollars are spent in the healthcare industry on tens of thousands of clinical trials - but how useful are they?
Birdwatchers' conference flies in to Aberdeen
Hundreds of keen ornithologists from across the UK will descend on the Granite City this weekend for a conference hosted by the University of Aberdeen.
All I want for Christmas...is a science show!
Chemists at the University of Aberdeen were surprised last December to receive letters from local primary school pupils asking academics to put on a science show for them as a festive treat.
Ocean's carbon budget balanced
Ocean scientists have, for the first time, successfully balanced the supply of food to midwater organisms with their demands for this food. The depth at which they consume sinking organic material regulates our climate by determining how much carbon is stored by the ocean and how much remains in the...
What came first, the chicken or... Columbus?
Did the Polynesians beat Columbus to South America? A new study of ancient chicken bones' DNA would suggest not.
Tawny owl under threat due to lack of food
The future of tawny owls could be in doubt because of a dramatic decline in the numbers of field voles - their main prey.
Scientific insights to be shared in free talks
How sharks are helping scientists make medical advances, the science behind the spectacle of the Northern Lights and the cost of living a 'green' lifestyle, will come under the spotlight in free talks in Aberdeen and Inverness next week.
Hawking launches National Science & Engineering Week: Daughter of famous physicist leads programme
Author and daughter of Professor Stephen Hawking will launch this year's National Science & Engineering Week in Aberdeen.
Changing behaviour for better health
The relationship between behaviour and health will be discussed at a free lecture in Aberdeen this week.
Implementing healthcare at a distance: getting telemedicine to work across Northern Europe
Developments in technology to provide clinical healthcare at a distance will come under the spotlight at a conference this week.
Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellowship honour for Aberdeen Professors
Two University of Aberdeen academics have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Bone shapes links with disease, examined in new study
What dictates the shape of a person's hips and spine is being examined in a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists.
Age: Does it matter?
The impact of lifestyle choices on how we age will be discussed by one of the University of Aberdeen's newest faces at a key talk taking place tonight (March 5).
Plant extract offers hope for infant motor neurone therapy
A chemical found in plants could reduce the symptoms of a rare muscle disease that leaves children with little or no control of their movements.
Deep sea life unpredictable, according to world's first study of deep ocean trench
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and New Zealand have captured on camera hours of footage of rarely seen animals.
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