Clinical guidelines - a better prognosis?
Almost 300 people interested in improving the guidelines that advise health practitioners and others interested in how to best care for patients, are meeting in Edinburgh on Monday (June 2).
Varied life of Great Aberdonian celebrated in public lecture
The varied life of an Aberdonian who served as a soldier, director of one of the world's largest companies, a University rector and an MP will be celebrated in the latest instalment of a popular public lecture series.
What is love? Free talk on the notion of romance
The meaning of love will be the subject of a free talk in Aberdeen next week.
New skin cancer checking software set to benefit survivors
Skin cancer survivors are to be aided in checking for signs of the condition returning by new technology developed by experts at the University of Aberdeen.
New study seeks volunteers to spot 'real' Shetland accents
An Aberdeen linguist is seeking volunteers for a project looking at whether people can detect if a Shetland accent is 'real' or 'fake'.
Pregnant smokers who want to quit needed
Mums-to-be who want to stub out the habit are being recruited by University of Aberdeen researchers onto an innovative smoking cessation study.
Prowlers backing Aberdeen's breast cancer research
A decade ago a small group of Aberdeenshire women came up with an idea to organise a sponsored walk to raise cash for local breast cancer research.
University promote renewable energy expertise at All Energy exhibition
Renewable energy experts from the University of Aberdeen will come together with industry leaders at the UK's largest green energy exhibition in Aberdeen this week.
The physics and philosophy of time travel
How quantum mechanics, thermodynamics and relativity challenge our understanding of time and space, and the philosophical dimensions of time travel will be explored in a free talk in Inverness on Tuesday (May 20).
Digital technology comes to nature's aid
Digital technology's impact on nature conservation will be the focus of a conference hosted by the University of Aberdeen and attended by experts from around the world.
50 year-old asthma study once again bound for Aberdeen school bags
Fifty years ago parents and guardians of 900 Aberdeen primary pupils filled in a survey about their children's respiratory health.
Typhoid 50 years on: Pioneering research into cure for global killer
On May 20, 1964 the first cases of typhoid were identified in Aberdeen, in what marked the beginning of the largest outbreak of the infection in recent British history.
Medicine at Aberdeen is ranked top in Scotland
The University of Aberdeen Medical School is the top medical school in Scotland, according to the Complete University Guide 2015.
Ground-breaking research Centre set to revolutionise asthma care for 5.4m people
Today (May 13) sees the formal launch of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, the UK's first integrated Centre focused solely on improving the quality of life of people with asthma by finding better treatments and making them available faster than ever before.
North Sea oil and constitutional change discussed at Satrosphere Science Centre
With the referendum just around the corner, what happens to North Sea oil in an independent Scotland is of growing interest.
New thinking needed on funding future medicines
A report from The Royal Pharmaceutical Society entitled New Medicines, Better Medicines, Better Use of Medicines is calling for a new covenant to be developed between the pharmaceutical industry and wider society, including Government, to accelerate and incentivise the development of new types of tailored medicines and treatments.
Causes of depression in spotlight with £4.7m funding boost
People suffering from clinical depression, and those at risk from the condition, could benefit from a major medical research initiative.
The pursuit of happiness: Inaugural lecture to explore what makes us happy
Ever wondered the secret of true happiness?
King James V's letters and Polish shipwreck revealed by Aberdeen Burgh Records Project
Royal letters and the wreck of a 'Danskynn schipe' are among the rich details of life in the 1530s revealed in an online database built by the Aberdeen Burgh Records Project which is being launched today (6 May 2014).
Aberdeen scientists awarded £22k for research into Alzheimer's causes
University of Aberdeen scientists are leading new research to understand the causes of Alzheimer's.
Wheezing study seeks volunteers
Scientists investigating what causes wheezing conditions are seeking adult volunteers.
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