University of Aberdeen in global pledge to take climate action ahead of COP26
The University of Aberdeen is one of 1050 universities and colleges from 68 countries that have pledged to half their emissions by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050 at the very latest.
Extensive study presents new framework for assessing onshore wind energy generation
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have outlined a framework that can more accurately assess the potential for onshore wind energy generation anywhere in the world, after undertaking one of the most extensive studies of its type.
Scorpion sting might save lives from coronavirus
The potential of scorpion venoms to combat the threat of new variants of coronavirus is being explored by scientists from the University of Aberdeen and the University of Suez Canal, Egypt.
Research reveals health impact of the pandemic on those asked to shield
New research by the Health Foundation's Networked Data Lab (NDL) reveals the extent to which the pandemic has had an impact on the more than four million people who were identified as being 'clinically extremely vulnerable' and asked to shield.
Work of Scottish scientist commemorated with new UK coin to celebrate 100 Years of Insulin
The work of University of Aberdeen graduate and later Regius Professor, JJR Macleod, is celebrated on a new 50p coin in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.
50,000 dollar project aims to preserve indigenous 'voices' in danger of being lost for future genera
An Aberdeen academic has been awarded 50,000 US dollars to digitise an endangered archive containing the voices, stories and songs of indigenous people of the North captured over six decades.
What's in a name - prospects for place-based food and drink producers in Scotland
A review of food and drink enterprises and clusters in Scotland's Highlands and Islands highlights the potential value of 'place' and opportunities for engagement with countries in the Arctic Region.
Harnessing the power of marine microbes and their bioactive molecules
Developing new, sustainable methods to protect fish, algae and sponges from diseases by harnessing the power of disease-suppressive marine microbes and the bioactive substances they produce, is the focus of a new project which brings together researchers and commercial partners from 10 European countries.
University marks COP26 with event for schools and time capsule plans
A 'Mock COP' event for school pupils in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is one of several initiatives that the University of Aberdeen is undertaking as part of its 'Road to COP26' activities to mark the global climate conference in Glasgow next month.
New Masters programme to focus on future energy transition technologies
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new Masters programme that will focus on technologies that are set to play a key role in the energy transition.
Call for citizen scientists to 'brush-up' dentists' knowledge
Health researchers are inviting members of the public to share their experiences of visiting the dentist in a bid to help improve oral and dental healthcare.
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