Award for Aberdeen initiative that 'reduces research waste'
Aberdeen academics have won a prestigious international award for making trials of new healthcare treatments more efficient. Professor Shaun Treweek and his team won the 2019 Cochrane-REWARD prize for reducing research waste after starting an initiative called Trial Forge. Randomised trials are the gold standard for evaluating healthcare treatments - thousands are...
Robots bring online students closer to the classroom
Robots are bringing online students closer to the classroom in a trial taking place at the University of Aberdeen.
New centre to bring life science academics and industry closer together
A new one-stop-shop to allow Aberdeen life science academic experts and industry to collaborate more easily and effectively has been set up by the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen 'superbug-busting' drugs spin out lands innovation award
Dr Fiona Rudkin from the University of Aberdeen has won the runner-up prize in a major innovation and entrepreneurship competition.
Prostate cancer project breaks new ground
A scientist at the University of Aberdeen has received a major award to develop a new way to treat prostate cancer.
New hysterectomy surgery safer and more effective than current techniques
Removing part of the uterus using a keyhole surgery technique is a more effective way of treating heavy menstrual bleeding than the current most common operation, according to new research led by the University of Aberdeen.
HSRU Staff talk careers with local academy pupils
We were lucky to be invited along to the Mackie Academy Developing the Young Workforce careers event. 4 members of our team took up the invitation and headed along to tell the S4-S6 students a bit about what we do and how we came to be working in Health Services Research. We...
Aberdeen's 'drug engine' celebrates clocking up 10 years
Aberdeen's Scottish Biologics Facility (SBF) which has helped to spawn diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for diseases such as Alzheimer's, cancer, arthritis and many more, has celebrated its 10th anniversary with a special event.
University leads biggest Doors Open Day yet
The University of Aberdeen will lead this year's 30th annual Doors Open Day event in Aberdeen, and more buildings than ever before will be open to the public.
Portrait of Aberdeen academic shines light on academics at risk
An academic who travelled to Aberdeen after being forced to flee war-torn Syria features in a new exhibition showcasing work to support scholars whose work puts their lives in danger.
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