New research shows climate change will endanger many species previously believed to be not at risk
New research from the University of Aberdeen has shown that insects in high-latitude ecosystems such as Scotland are just as at risk from climate change as tropical species.
Ragnar Shaggy-Trousers and Eystein Foul-Fart: the truth behind Viking names
Want a masterclass on Viking names - read Doctoral Candidate in Scandinavian Studies Keith Ruiter's recent article in The Conversation.
Study deepens understanding of polar ice streams
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have deepened our understanding of how polar ice escapes into the ocean by studying a site in mainland Europe.
Scientists bid to crowdsource information in Dee flooding investigation
Scientists have launched an appeal to crowdsource information that could help prevent a repeat of damage caused by the recent flooding of the River Dee.
Study reveals gold in Millport rocks
The discovery of microscopic concentrations of gold in rocks from a popular Scottish holiday destination has raised the possibility of bigger finds elsewhere, according to research carried out by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.
Aberdeen named one of the top ancient universities
The University of Aberdeen has been included in a list of the top 25 ancient institutions over 400 years old.
Whales beached in Scotland show high toxic metal levels
Investigations led by the University of Aberdeen, in collaboration with the Scottish Marine Animal Stranding Scheme, have shown that a pod of whales stranded in Fife in 2012 had high concentrations of toxic chemicals, some of which had reached the mammals' brains.
Den signade dag
Koaleriet is a chorale singing project in Souteastern Sweden with Kristin Borgehed. This chorale has been sung continuously for hundreds of years.
Peat bog sheds new light on Greenland pollution
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have provided the strongest evidence yet of the origin of atmospheric lead pollution in Greenland, after studying a peat bog on the southern tip of the island.
Aberdeen wins two prestigious life science 'Oscars'
Two businesses developed out of University of Aberdeen research have won prestigious life science 'Oscars'.
University's fungal research group officially recognised with MRC Centre status
The University of Aberdeen's reputation for ground-breaking fungal research has seen it afforded the prestigious status of an official UK centre of excellence.
From seabed to sick-bed: 'deep-sea drugs' spearheaded by new company
New drugs created using enzymes from reef-dwelling marine organisms which may be used to fight cancer, inflammatory and auto-immune diseases, will be spearheaded by a new company formed from research carried out at the universities of Aberdeen and St Andrews.
New equipment to aid North Sea exploration and production activity
The University of Aberdeen has taken delivery of rock mechanics equipment that could play a major role in maximising oil and gas recovery in the North Sea and West of Shetland area.
A Northern Commission for Dr Geoff Palmer
Aberdeen University lecturer premiered concertino work for solo cell and wind instruments in Rovaniemi, Inari and Karigasniemi in northern Finland in Spring 2016.
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