£1.5m of scholarship opportunities at the University of Aberdeen
A new round of scholarships worth up to £1.5 million has been launched by the University of Aberdeen.
Chemicals in household products linked to £1bn in European women's health care costs
A range of chemicals found in some pesticides, cosmetics, toys and food containers, are thought to contribute to reproductive health problems in hundreds of thousands of women. This could cost the EU more than 1.4bn Euros (£1 billion) a year in health care costs and lost earning potential, according to...
Dental Skills competition runner-up is 'all smiles'
An Aberdeen Dental School student is all smiles after finishing runner-up in a prestigious national dental skills completion.
Rowett Institute to receive £7.6M as part of Scottish Government funding
The University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health has received a huge funding boost from the Scottish Government.
Lord Boyd Orr honoured by Royal Mail as it celebrates British humanitarians
As staff from the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health prepare to move into their new headquarters at Foresterhill, founder and first director of the institute Lord Boyd Orr has been honoured by Royal Mail by being included in its British Humanitarians Special stamps.
Children born by planned repeat c-section no worse off than vaginal births after c-sections
Repeat caesarean sections don't lead to substantially worse long-term health in children compared with vaginal births after caesarean section, according to new research.
Low childhood IQ linked to premature death in adulthood
Lower levels of intelligence measured in childhood are associated with an increased risk of premature death in adulthood.
Aberdeen among top 100 universities in Europe, according to new rankings
The University of Aberdeen has been named 85th best in Europe in a new list compiled by Times Higher Education World University Rankings.
Researchers find key to stubbing out smoking
Partner support (not nagging!) could be key to stopping smoking.
Agricultural fertiliser could pose risk to human fertility, sheep study finds
Eating meat from animals grazed on land treated with commonly-used agricultural fertilisers might have serious implications for pregnant women and the future reproductive health of their unborn children, according to new research.
Specific brain areas found to be linked to depression
Damage in specific brain structures has been found to be associated with a greater risk of depressive symptoms in late life according to research from the University of Aberdeen.
Genetics research boosted by Scottish Government grant
The University of Aberdeen is to benefit from a share of a multi-million pound grant awarded to help fund research into genetic diseases.
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