Aberdeen up two places in university rankings
The University of Aberdeen has risen two places in the latest The Complete University Guide league table.
Viking weddings for the living and the dead - NARSS Talk
Professor Neil Price will explore several textual sources and previously unknown combinations that will illuminate ritual life in the Viking Age. All welcome.
More than a quarter of Scottish emergency cancer patients haven't visited GP
More than a quarter (28%) of cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency in Northern Scotland hadn't discussed any relevant symptoms with their GP beforehand, according to a study from the University of Aberdeen, published in the British Journal of Cancer today, Tuesday.
Aberdeen to lead £2million study into the use of soil in combatting global warming
A new project, led by Professor Pete Smith from the University of Aberdeen, has received £2 million of funding to investigate how soil can be used to combat global warming.
New funding to explore the impact of Brexit on UK fisheries policy
A collaborative research project between the University of Aberdeen and University of the West of Scotland (UWS) focusing on the process and consequences of the UK leaving the European Union is among only 25 to be awarded highly competitive funding by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as part...
Surf star Megan is number one in Scotland
A University student has become Scotland's top female surfer after her victory in a national competition.
Bringing Nunalleq - Quinhagak to Washington DC
Dr Rick Knecht together with Lynn Church from Quinhagak presented 'Treasures from the Tundra' last night at the National Geographic Museum Auditorium in Washington, D.C. with photographer Erika Larsen, and Senior Writer Ann Williams.
From jet lag to night shift: the many faces of melatonin
How melatonin can be useful beyond just treating the effects of jet lag is the subject up for discussion at the latest Café Scientifique event tomorrow.
Time-team's Tony tops the bill at May Festival
The programme launches tomorrow (April 18) for an Aberdeen festival which will bring together TV personality Tony Robinson, a star of Call the Midwife, live archaeological dig, Jacobite re-enactment and a family-friendly inflatable challenge with more than 100 events on offer across three days.
Digital learning brings GP surgery to the classroom
A pioneering digital learning initiative that aims to encourage new medical students to consider a career in general practice has brought the GP surgery into the classroom.
Anni Makela celebrates passing her viva
Anni Makela presented her thesis for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Marine Biology at the University of Aberdeen on 14th March 2017 and successfully passed her Viva.
A dram good idea - research to tackle effects of climate change on Scotch whisky
The University of Aberdeen is teaming up with a major Scotch whisky business to combat the effects of climate change on distillery water resources.
Designs on the Landscape: Researching Scotland's Gardens
Marilyn Brown, Garden Archaeologist introduces historic gardens and designed landscapes in Scotland from the Middle Ages and Renaissance including examples from monastic sites.
In defence of the Vikings: they wouldn't have suffered Donald Trump
An Aberdeen based scholar of Viking-Age Scandinavia has had his article published in The Conversation. Keith Ruiter refutes suggestions that Donald Trump may have inherited assertive traits from his alleged Viking ancestors.
An eye in the sky to tackle the fly
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are putting an eye in the sky as they investigate a potential new method to prevent damage to soft fruit crops in the UK.
Three New Vice-Principals' Portraits Recently Unveiled at Aberdeen
Professor Margaret Ross, Vice-Principal for People Strategy; Professor Claire Wallace, former Vice-Principal for Research and Knowledge Exchange and current Chair in Sociology; and Professor Neva Haites, Vice-Principal for Development were painted by Dundee-based artist Maggie Milne.
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