Still time for Scottish fishing industry to adapt to climate change
A University of Aberdeen scientist will present the findings of a report that shows although climate change is already having an impact on fish and fisheries globally, there is still time for the Scottish fishing industry to get better prepared to adapt to changes in fish growth and shifts in...
Psychology collaboration set for take off
The department of Industrial Psychology and CHC Helicopter has been awarded £54,000 to fund PhD research projects in Crew Resource Management (CRM) and Human Factors training.
Was Aberdeen the birthplace of Scotch Whisky?
Historians have uncovered the earliest ever reference to a still for distilling Scotch whisky which suggests the origins of the spirit may lie in the thriving renaissance burgh of Aberdeen.
Increased use of partial knee replacement could save NHS £30 million per year
New research from a randomised clinical trial published today in The Lancet and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) shows that partial knee replacements (PKR) are as good as total knee replacements (TKR), whilst being more cost effective.
Aberdeen one of ten institutions to be awarded a Global Professorship from the British Academy
A leading academic whose expertise spans bioarchaeology, archaeology and forensic anthropology will join the University of Aberdeen as part of the British Academy's Global Professorships programme.
Study dispels myth of exercise damage in the treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee
A study by scientists has discovered that therapeutic exercise does not harm articular cartilage of the knee in people with osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability worldwide associated with pain, impaired mobility and quality of life. It may, in fact, benefit articular cartilage.
University joint 15th for student satisfaction in UK National Student Survey
The University of Aberdeen has been ranked joint 15th in the UK for overall student satisfaction in this year's National Student Survey (NSS), a rise of ten places on last year.
University reaches £4.5 million cancer research target
The University of Aberdeen has reached its fundraising target of £4.5 million to transform cancer research in the North-east of Scotland.
University of Aberdeen Museums secure investment from Museums Galleries Scotland
A number of University museum collections will be experienced in brand new ways following investment from the national development body for Scotland's museums.
Study shows potential for reduced methane from cows
An international team of scientists led by Professor John Wallace of the Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen, has shown it is possible to breed cattle to lower their methane emissions.