Aberdeen scientists play key role in developing world's fastest industrial batch reactor
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have played a key role in the development of an industrial-scale batch reactor that could dramatically improve energy efficiency in the chemicals sector, the world's third largest industrial emitter of CO2.
Innovative research will support the expansion of forests and woodlands in the UK
A study led by the University of Aberdeen is one of six major research projects to benefit from a £3 million funding pot to explore the most effective ways to expand the UK's trees, hedgerows, woodlands and forests in rural and urban settings.
£4m investment in 20 new research posts to solve major global challenges
The University of Aberdeen is set to invest nearly £4m to recruit 20 experts to address the key global challenges facing society.
Research on world's largest tree group will help conservation and management of rain forests
An international study which analysed the world's largest tree group has made breakthrough findings which is expected to guide future conservation of tropical and subtropical rain forests as well as predicting how certain plants will respond to climate change.
Scientists shine light on 66 million-year-old meteorite wildfire mystery
The meteorite that wiped out Earth's dinosaurs instantly ignited forest wildfires up to thousands of kilometres from its impact zone, scientists have discovered.
Study challenges myth that eating at different times of day leads to differential energy metabolism
Eating the bulk of your daily calories at different times of the day makes no difference to your metabolism, new research has revealed.
Innovative computer collaborative launches in Aberdeen
The Aberdeen Computing Collaborative, an innovative multi-agency partnership with the local digital sector to promote interest and opportunities in digital learning and careers, has launched.
Researchers awarded £2.9 million to improve access to injury care in the Global South
An international team of researchers have been awarded almost £3 million to improve access to injury care in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs).
Republican-donating CEOs more likely to lay off staff when pandemic hit, research says
Chief executives of major companies who donate mostly to the United States' Republican Party were more likely to lay off staff to avoid a loss during the pandemic, new research shows.