Marriage may protect against heart disease or stroke and associated risk of death
A global study led by Keele University in collaboration with the University of Aberdeen has found that marriage may protect against the development of heart disease and stroke as well as influencing who is more likely to die of it - with single, divorced, and widowed at heightened risk.
Study reveals lifesaving benefits of new Scottish standards in hip care
Adhering to Scottish standards of care following a hip fracture improves the survival of patients.
Aberdeen part of EU collaboration to increase the use of mobile technology in higher education
Representatives from the University of Aberdeen School of Education visited Lisbon during the last two weeks as part of an EU funded project looking at the use of mobile technologies in higher education and teaching.
Round-the-world cyclist supports University's 500-mile cancer ride
Record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont joined University of Aberdeen staff this morning to give them tips on tackling Scotland's equivalent of Route 66 to raise awareness and funds for a new specialist cancer team.
Aberdeen academics named as Royal Society of Edinburgh Fellows
Leading academics from the University of Aberdeen are among 66 distinguished individuals who have been elected to become Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
HSRU representatives receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize
Health Services Research Unit's (HSRU) representatives had a very special work trip yesterday: they were invited to the Buckingham Palace to collect the Queen's Anniversary Prize for sustained research excellence in healthcare research leading to improvements in academic and clinical practice and delivery of care.
University receives highest national honour at ceremony in Buckingham Palace
The University of Aberdeen was presented with the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace.
New Electron Microscope facility opened at University of Aberdeen
A new half million pound microscope capable of looking at objects only slightly bigger than an atom has been officially unveiled at the University of Aberdeen.
University launches pre-medical course in Sri Lanka
The University of Aberdeen has launched its first 'in-country' pre-medical qualification in Sri Lanka, where students will be able to obtain a pre-medical award studying in the nation's largest city, Colombo.
Commonly prescribed medication linked to stroke
Medication routinely prescribed for common complaints including allergies, heart disease and Parkinson's has been linked to an increased risk of stroke according to new research from the University of Aberdeen.
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