Aberdeen academic co-authors new report from the European Marine Board

Professor Beth Scott from the University of Aberdeen was one of the contributing authors to a new report that outlines the main gaps in our knowledge that could prevent the offshore renewable energy sector from developing in a sustainable, equitable and responsible manner.

Medal win for Asmaa as she begins her journey to become a doctor

A first year medical student has been awarded a medal for achievement named in honour of a pioneering Scottish female doctor.

Law students talk themselves into winning position

University of Aberdeen law students have triumphed for a third consecutive year in the Scottish finals of an international competition that pits the country's best budding negotiators against each other.

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Getting to the heart of the matter

Professor Dana Dawson is from the University of Aberdeen’s Cardiology and Cardiovascular Research Unit and a consultant cardiologist at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Can you die of a broken heart? For those unfortunate enough to have experienced it, it can certainly feel like that. I am part of a group of scientists researching...

You are when you eat - how time of eating influences body weight

Did you eat breakfast this morning, or skip this meal to rush to work, or to sleep longer? If you don’t eat breakfast, is it because you don’t feel hungry and can’t face food first thing? If you prefer to hit the snooze button for a longer sleep, or choose to...

COP conferences continue to hold world leaders to account

After Glasgow in 2021, the focus of global attention on international climate change negotiations has moved on to Sharm-el-Sheikh as Egypt takes on the presidency of the UN’s Climate Change Convention for COP27. The University of Aberdeen is represented at COP27 by a team of five staff and students, who...


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