Aberdeen academic to speak at Polish national celebration
An Aberdeen historian will address the highest court in Poland as part of celebrations to mark the anniversary of the signing of a constitution acknowledged as a revolutionary document in the political history of the world.
Link discovered between back problems and our unique evolutionary history of upright walking
Back pain is a one of the most common health issues for humans, yet the causes of many back problems are still unknown. For decades, scientists have suggested that there may be a link between walking upright and back problems, since humans are more commonly afflicted with back pain than...
Data used to 'name and shame' GP practices should be scrapped
Criteria currently used to compare GP practices' annual cancer diagnosis rates are misleading and should be replaced, according to findings by researchers at the University of Aberdeen.
World leading scientist to deliver 2015 Kosterlitz lecture
An annual lecture which celebrates a University of Aberdeen scientist who discovered endorphins will be held next week.
Research probes new targets for cancer treatment
New research at the University of Aberdeen has identified potential new targets for the treatment of certain types of cancer.
The Far North - Frozen Stars, Shifting Ice and the Silence Beyond
Exploring the special fascination which the most northern latitudes hold for mankind is the theme of the new exhibition which opens today Friday, April 3 in the Sir Duncan Rice Library at the University of Aberdeen.
Scientists make major breakthrough in understanding the 'unnoticed' senses
Researchers at the University of Aberdeen have taken a step closer to understanding the nerve endings which report touch and movement to the brain - which could potentially be a powerful new drug target and save many lives in the future.