New funding to help bring University collections to life online
The University of Aberdeen has been awarded nearly £44,000 to help bring to life its museum collections virtually as part of a Covid recovery grant.
Aberdeen Community Testing Facility opens for key workers
In support of the city's response to the pandemic, a new facility for key workers without Covid-19 symptoms will begin offering lateral flow tests from Monday 22 February.
Vaccine roll-out working, first national study suggests
Vaccination has been linked to a substantial reduction in the risk of Covid-19 admissions to Scotland's hospitals, landmark research suggests.
Researchers find most Scots are following Covid rules but there is work to do
Scientists at the University of Aberdeen have been researching how well people in Scotland have adopted Covid-19 preventative behaviours such as the FACTS guidance issued by the Scottish Government.
University professor among those recognised for application of social science to real world problems
A University of Aberdeen professor is among 37 leading social scientists recognised for the contribution their work makes to the public.
American plant could have huge benefits for our diet and the environment
Scientists have found that a plant native to America has potential to be grown in the UK, bringing with it huge benefits for a balanced, sustainable diet.
Smart birds are copycats
In the wild, animals are constantly having to make crucial decisions; where to breed, with whom and where to find a safe spot to roost, and just like humans, they often make the wrong choices.
Janey Godley, Anna Whitehouse and Jeffery Tobias Halter '#ChooseToChallenge' at IWD 2021
The University of Aberdeen will mark International Women's Day (IWD) this year with a week-long programme packed full of online free events running from 8 - 13 March 2021.
New appointment for Aberdeen aquaculture expert
A University of Aberdeen academic has been appointed to the Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre's (SAIC) board.
New insights into whales and dolphins highlight conservation threat
Scientists have found that the metabolic changes that allowed whales and dolphins to adapt to their aquatic lifestyle have implications on how we should assess the impact of human activities on their conservation.
Strong league table performance reflected in new rankings system
The University of Aberdeen's strong performance in recent league tables has been reflected in a new ranking system which combines the world's most influential university rankings into a single measure of university reputation and quality.
New study shows impact of international travel on death rates during Covid first wave
A new study comparing countries most severely hit by COVID-19 during the first wave of the pandemic has found that international travel showed the biggest impact on increases in death rates.
Fish in warming Scottish seas grow faster but reach a smaller size
Researchers have found new evidence that global warming is affecting the size of commercial fish species, documenting for the first time that juvenile fish are getting bigger, as well as confirming that adult fish are getting smaller as sea temperatures rise.
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