The eyes have it - promising outlook for psychiatric test
A pioneering test to help diagnose mental health disorders is a step closer to being used in hospitals and clinics.
Special journal to focus on digital innovation in nature conservation
A special edition of an international academic journal collated by University of Aberdeen researchers focussing on digital innovation in nature conservation has been published this week.
The North Small Project Funding Call for Proposals - Deadline 11 December 2015
Bids are invited for up to £2,000, to support workshops, events, meetings and exhibitions to take place during the second half-session of 2015-2016 (i.e. between February and August 2016, inclusive). This call is open to all staff and students of the University with something suitable to propose.
Art brought to life as international researchers gather in Aberdeen
The University of Aberdeen will host a major performance art conference which will see several artists demonstrate their work around the campus.
New thematic issue of Historical Archaeology: Contemporary and Historical Archaeology of the North
In the new issue of Historical Archaeology, 2015, Vol. 49, No. 3, guest editors, Jeff Oliver and Neil Curtis, assembled papers originally presented at the 2010 Contemporary and Historical Archaeology and Theory conference in Aberdeen (CHAT 'north').
Collaborative Proposals Sought From University Partners
The Thames Consortium seeks proposals for collaborative doctoral studentships to start in October 2016 (application deadline 27 November 2015).
Archaeologists Excavated Threatened Yup'ik Remains Due Climate Change and Storms
Excavations near a Yup'ik village in Alaska are helping its people reconnect with the epic stories and practices of their ancestors.
PechaKucha night returns to Aberdeen
Images capturing the topic 'One World' will be delivered at the next PechaKucha Aberdeen.
Multi-million pound funding boost for worldwide trials of Alzheimer's drug
A drug promising hope for Alzheimer's patients - the precursor of which made global news for the University of Aberdeen seven years ago - may now be less than two years away from tackling the 'dementia tsunami' facing today's world.
Life-saving drugs, devastating disease and the demise of the dinosaurs: The double life of fungi
Fungi, in their many forms, have helped save millions of lives by producing drugs that fight infection. However, fungi themselves are also one of the world's biggest killers.
Disruptions to the rhythms of life
Plants and animals, including humans, show strong seasonal cycles in health, behaviour and abundance, but these "rhythms of life" are being disrupted according to a study published today in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.
Creating a Roman confusion in the North-east by Neil Curtis
In a previous article in Leopard (April 2015), Neil Curtis discussed some of the Roman objects found in Aberdeenshire and how these can reveal something of the relationships between the Romans and the native people of the North-east.
Registration Now Open for ASSW 2016
The Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) 2016 will be held 12-18 March, in Fairbanks, Alaska. Early registration is open until 20 December 2015. Late registration ends 12 February 2016
Granite City Strets Will Be Brought To Life By Art Project
Lead artist Professor Pete Stollery, Head of Music is behind a series of free entertainment events that will celebrate Aberdeen. Four 'trailblazer' events will launch Granite, a major arts project in November 2015.
"The Changing Arctic" New On-line Course - Registration Open
This on-line course starts 15 October 2015 and presents a range of topics from the forefront of Arctic science including landscape formation, permafrost dynamics, glaciology, land-atmosphere links, ecology on land and in freshwaters and implications of change for the people of the North and the global community.
Aberdeen Isotope Archaeologists Shed Light on Edinburgh Dark Ages Mystery
Research on the human remains found at Cramond by Aberdeen isotope specialist Dr Kate Britton, and her student Orsolya Czére has hit the news this week as a new free exhibition 'Dark Goings On In Cramond' opens at the Museum of Edinburgh.
Aberdeen scientists to explore if early environment affects our mood as we get older
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen have been awarded £500,000 from the UK's Economics and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to research the way in which early life circumstances can affect cognition and mood throughout life.
Anatomy labs gain new life as home for creative arts
The Anatomy Rooms, Aberdeen's first independent, artist-led studio and production centre, has secured the funding to transform disused University of Aberdeen classrooms in part of Marischal College, Broad Street, into a mix of studios, workshops and project rooms.
To eat without being eaten - sheep show the way
We find ourselves counting them in order to get to sleep, but sheep themselves may be anything but woolly when it comes to mathematics.
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