Study suggests widespread illegal killing of hen harriers on English grouse moors
A new study reveals that young hen harriers in England suffer abnormally high mortality compared to populations in Orkney and mainland Scotland and provides compelling evidence that the most likely cause is illegal killing in areas associated with grouse moor management.
Frailty, not old age, best predictor of death
A new study involving researchers from the University of Aberdeen has found that regardless of age, the more frail a patient is, the less likely they are to survive.
New study centre to attract more international students to Aberdeen
A new International Study Centre (ISC) which will help overseas students assimilate to life and higher education in Scotland has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
University of Aberdeen commended by UK independent quality experts
The UK's independent quality body has commended the University of Aberdeen for effectively supporting the needs of an increasingly diverse student population and championing equality and diversity across the University.
European-funded research showcased at Holyrood event
Researchers from the University of Aberdeen met with the Minister for Europe at a special Scottish Parliament event to celebrate European research within Scotland.
A world full of copper helped animals colonise the Earth
An abundance of copper played an equally crucial role to oxygen in helping the rise and spread of the earliest animals 700 million years ago.
Study warns of disinfectant use in hospitals
The use of disinfectants to clean and control infections in hospitals should be regulated in the same way that prescribing antibiotics is, according to researchers from the University of Aberdeen.
Mellow Babies trial for stressed mums to begin
In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers from the University of Aberdeen are investigating how a parenting programme can help mothers who are feeling stressed.
Centre for Women's Health Research - event marks anniversary
An event to celebrate the first anniversary of the official launch of the University's Centre for Women's Health Research will be held at the Rowett Institute on Wednesday (March 6).
Mindfulness explored in new series of University business breakfasts
The value of mindfulness in leadership will be explored in the first of a new series of business breakfasts taking place at the University of Aberdeen later this month.
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