May Fest to launch as PodFest 2020
On the last weekend in May the University of Aberdeen is usually awash with visitors enjoying one of the region's cultural highlights, May Fest.
University of Aberdeen collection reveals fascinating insight into ancient people of Europe
The fascinating story of some people who lived in the North and North-east of Scotland around 4,000 years ago is set to be uncovered in a new programme by Channel 4's The Bone Detectives later this year.
Extra 1000 Covid-19 tests per day in North-east thanks to University, NHS and partner collaboration
An extra 1000 Covid-19 tests will be carried out every day in North-east Scotland thanks to a partnership between NHS Grampian, the University of Aberdeen and other key partners.
University offers £80,000 worth of AI scholarships
The University of Aberdeen is offering eight scholarships for its MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI), worth a combined £80,000.
Using big data in marine science
A University of Aberdeen scientist co-authored a report commissioned by the European Marine Board to investigate recent advances, challenges and opportunities for using big data to support marine science.
Understanding changing insect appetite crucial in protecting food sources of the future
Like humans, insects are more likely to change their diet and try new things when in a new location, a new study has found. This discovery, led by the University of Aberdeen's Dr Lesley Lancaster, could have serious implications for our crops as global warming causes insects to colonise new...
Hillfort revealed to be the largest Pictish site ever discovered in Scotland
A spectacular hillfort overlooking a tiny Aberdeenshire village has been revealed as one of the largest ancient settlements ever discovered in Scotland.
Aberdeen academic explores Churchill's leadership success and his links to Scotland
As the nation marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day, an Aberdeen academic has re-examined accounts of Winston Churchill's iconic leadership and how north-east connections may have shaped this.
Carley part of volunteer team 'stitched together' to make NHS scrubs
Carley Williams, from the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute, is part of a team of Grampian-based machinists who answered the call of the For the Love of Scrubs campaign. In total the Grampian group of the national campaign has produced and delivered more than 480 sets of scrubs plus laundry bags...
University of Aberdeen £150,000 global fundraising campaign gets off to a flying start
Generous graduates of the University of Aberdeen have dug deep and helped raise almost £60,000 for an ambitious fundraising campaign launched just days ago.
Aberdeen academic's research on forgotten Russian anthropologist rewarded
A University of Aberdeen academic has received a prestigious prize for his part in a huge 10-year study that sheds new light on a forgotten figure of Russian anthropology.
New funding for the development of 'pregnancy style' tests for Covid-19
The University of Aberdeen and Aberdeen-based biologics company, Elasmogen Limited in collaboration with other partners are working to develop 'pregnancy style' tests for Covid-19 which could give a result within half an hour.
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