Study aims to identify link between places and sounds
A new study being carried out by the Universities of Aberdeen, Stirling and Edinburgh is aiming to identify and analyse sounds associated with particular places in a bid to gain an insight into the impact of an environment on mood and memory.
Silk could be used to repair damaged spinal cords
Modified silk from Asian wild silkworms could be used in a strategy to repair damaged spinal cords, according to scientists from the universities of Aberdeen and Oxford.
Aberdeen climate change expert elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy
Leading climate change scientist, Professor Pete Smith, has been elected as a Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy, one of only four such Fellowships for 2018 announced this week.
PhD student shortlisted in MRC essay writing competition
A University PhD student working with the Aberdeen Fungal Group was shortlisted for a prestigious MRC award.
Aberdeen professor elected Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences
A University of Aberdeen academic has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.
Killer Fungus to take over Manchester Science Festival
World leading research from one European and 12 UK universities including Aberdeen and Manchester, and which focuses on potentially deadly fungi, is being showcased in a fun and innovative way at one of the country's leading science festivals.
Leading historian honoured with top award
A leading historian from the University of Aberdeen has received a top literary prize in Poland for his work on the country's history.
Faster treatment but poorer survival rates: rural cancer riddle revealed
People with cancer who live more than an hour from their nearest major hospital are diagnosed and treated faster than those who live closer but are still more likely to die within a year of diagnosis, according to new research.
Rare songbird may never have existed
One of the world's most elusive species of songbird may be so hard to spot because it never existed in the first place, according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
Vaccine sees huge drop in early cancer signs
The number of young Scottish women showing early signs of potential cervical cancer have almost halved since the introduction of a school vaccination programme.
Researchers eye new way to diagnose obsessive compulsive disorder
A new test for diagnosing obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is being developed by researchers at The University of Aberdeen.
University startup takes top award in global competition
A University startup has taken the top award in an international competition held to recognise innovation and entrepreneurship.
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