Surviving winter on the roof of the world
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen School of Biological Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Sciences have completed a 13-year long investigation into the survival strategies of an enigmatic small mammal, the plateau pika, that lives on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau in China.
Stress and tiredness 'key factors' in farming accidents
Stress and fatigue have been identified as a key cause of agricultural accidents by researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
New study shows seafood supplies don't always satisfy dietary recommendations
A new study has found that for many European countries - including the UK - there is not a large enough fish supply to meet the recommended national dietary requirements.
Huntington's disease cases in Northern Scotland up nearly 50% in 30 years
The number of people with a diagnosis of Huntington's disease (HD) in Northern Scotland has increased by almost 50% over the last 30 years according to a new University of Aberdeen study.
Major boost to train the next generation of trials methodologists
A partnership to train the next generation of trials methodologists has been awarded funding by the Medical Research Council through their Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) competition.
National Decommissioning Centre secures installation technology funding
An Aberdeen-led project to explore more efficient ways of installing offshore windfarms will share in £800,000 of new funding to support the renewable energy sector.
Mars experts deliver Scotland's first postgrad in Planetary Sciences
The University of Aberdeen has launched Scotland's first taught postgraduate degree programme in planetary sciences, with the aim of addressing the skills and knowledge gap in the rapidly growing UK space sector.
New short course hopes to improve women's healthcare around the world
A new online course that will explore global women's health issues has been launched at the University of Aberdeen.
Governments hail progress on transformational Aberdeen BioHub
£40m project will make Aberdeen "one of the UK's most dynamic life sciences locations"
Planetary scientists discover that Venus's clouds cannot support life
Life is not possible in Venus's clouds, according to research by an international team including scientists at the University of Aberdeen.