The Evolution of Music discussed
"Music is a science"- that is the surprising claim by a renowned London biologist, who says he is analysing tens of thousands of recorded works to create a 'fossilised record of music'.
Iraqi Ambassador visits University of Aberdeen for ISIS discussion event
The Iraqi Consul General, Ambassador Zaid Noori, was among the speakers at a discussion event on ISIS that was recently hosted by the University of Aberdeen's Legal Research Society.
Whalewatching impacts on minke whales are not likely to be a conservation threat
Wildlife tourism, like whalewatching, can substantially disrupt the activities of the animals targeted but does it threaten populations with extinction?
Setting the 'score' straight on an Orkney great
An Orkney explorer whose reputation was sullied by history books will be remembered in a new light as part of a concert in Aberdeen which will showcase a new composer.
Scientists take a leap forward in explaining mysterious migratory journey of wild salmon
As we prepare to adjust to the shifting day length caused by the change in clocks, a team of scientists has discovered how changes in the light are used in the completion of one of nature's most amazing migratory journeys.
Archives award attracts scholars from around the world
A new awards scheme to enable scholars to access the University of Aberdeen's rich archives and rare books has attracted entries from academics across the globe.
University of Aberdeen leads the fight against cancer with £1.5 million grant
The University of Aberdeen has secured a grant of up to £1.5million from Cancer Research UK to study how tumours develop.
Researcher to illuminate the science behind 'The Dress'
A University of Aberdeen researcher will shed some light on how past experience can influence how we see what we see and will describe how this determines which side of 'The Dress' debate you are on for the launch of British Science Week in Aberdeen.
University signs deal to strengthen ties with Mexican energy sector
The University of Aberdeen has put pen to paper on an agreement that will encourage greater ties between the University and Mexico's energy sector.
Leading academic takes top research award
A leading academic from the University of Aberdeen has been honoured for his work in developing chemical methods that will help ensure safe levels of arsenic in rice and rice-based products. Professor Jörg Feldmann, who heads the University’s Trace Element Speciation Laboratory (TESLA) won the 2015 European Award for Plasma Spectrochemistry,...
Placing that face
A University of Aberdeen researcher has been awarded a research grant to investigate how we remember faces, and specifically, how we remember where we saw them.
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