News - Latest News Latest News from News https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/ /global/images/layout/uni_logo_2016_pad_rss.gif News - Latest News https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15433/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15433/ <![CDATA[£14m programme targets new jobs and economic recovery in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire]]> Thu, 14 Oct 2021 14:37:55 +0100
The University of Aberdeen are one of the institutions who will deliver learning and training opportunities thanks to the £14.3 million North East Economic Recovery and Skills Fund (NEERSF). ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15431/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15431/ <![CDATA[Work of Scottish scientist commemorated with new UK coin to celebrate 100 Years of Insulin]]> Thu, 14 Oct 2021 09:23:51 +0100
The work of University of Aberdeen graduate and later Regius Professor, JJR Macleod, is celebrated on a new 50p coin in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15425/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15425/ <![CDATA[50,000 dollar project aims to preserve indigenous 'voices' in danger of being lost for future genera]]> Wed, 13 Oct 2021 10:06:32 +0100
An Aberdeen academic has been awarded 50,000 US dollars to digitise an endangered archive containing the voices, stories and songs of indigenous people of the North captured over six decades.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15418/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15418/ <![CDATA[What's in a name - prospects for place-based food and drink producers in Scotland]]> Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:03:21 +0100
A review of food and drink enterprises and clusters in Scotland's Highlands and Islands highlights the potential value of 'place' and opportunities for engagement with countries in the Arctic Region. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15412/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15412/ <![CDATA[Harnessing the power of marine microbes and their bioactive molecules ]]> Fri, 08 Oct 2021 12:17:19 +0100
Developing new, sustainable methods to protect fish, algae and sponges from diseases by harnessing the power of disease-suppressive marine microbes and the bioactive substances they produce, is the focus of a new project which brings together researchers and commercial partners from 10 European countries.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15410/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15410/ <![CDATA[University marks COP26 with event for schools and time capsule plans]]> Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:55:27 +0100
A 'Mock COP' event for school pupils in Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire is one of several initiatives that the University of Aberdeen is undertaking as part of its 'Road to COP26' activities to mark the global climate conference in Glasgow next month.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15408/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15408/ <![CDATA[New project aims to improve treatment for cancer patients through artificial intelligence]]> Thu, 07 Oct 2021 11:24:09 +0100
A project jointly led by Professor James N'Dow will seek to use artificial intelligence to improve care for patients with prostate, breast and lung cancer.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15401/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15401/ <![CDATA[University project helps local pupils 'Reach' university success ]]> Wed, 06 Oct 2021 10:10:03 +0100
An outreach programme supporting disadvantaged school pupils secure university places has this year achieved record results. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15396/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15396/ <![CDATA[New Masters programme to focus on future energy transition technologies]]> Tue, 05 Oct 2021 11:39:47 +0100
The University of Aberdeen has launched a new Masters programme that will focus on technologies that are set to play a key role in the energy transition. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15391/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15391/ <![CDATA[Call for citizen scientists to 'brush-up' dentists' knowledge ]]> Fri, 01 Oct 2021 12:04:26 +0100
Health researchers are inviting members of the public to share their experiences of visiting the dentist in a bid to help improve oral and dental healthcare. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15374/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15374/ <![CDATA[Music delves deep into the wildlife of the Welsh coast]]> Tue, 28 Sep 2021 14:49:36 +0100
The University of Aberdeen's Professor of Composition, Paul Mealor, has created a soundtrack to an underwater world which has never before been captured on camera in such detail.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15366/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15366/ <![CDATA[Book celebrating Gaelic theatre awarded prestigious prize]]> Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:33:26 +0100
A book by an Aberdeen academic highlighting the important but often overlooked role of Gaelic theatre has been awarded a prestigious literary prize.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15353/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15353/ <![CDATA[Ice Stupas - bringing water to some of the driest, coldest places on Earth]]> Fri, 24 Sep 2021 09:04:48 +0100
The University of Aberdeen are working with partners to enhance an innovation that is providing vital water in some of the most arid places on the planet. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15356/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15356/ <![CDATA[University scientists involved in landmark CO2 storage site selection study]]> Thu, 23 Sep 2021 14:30:21 +0100
University of Aberdeen scientists have been involved in a collaborative study that proposes a rigorous approach to choosing geological CO2 storage sites for a live carbon capture and storage (CCS)* project in north-east Scotland.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15350/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15350/ <![CDATA[Inaugural Theresa Hunt Prize in Excellence awarded to exceptional law student]]> Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:28:04 +0100
A student of law at the University of Aberdeen has become the first ever recipient of a new annual award in honour of a successful lawyer from the city who passed away last year.]]>