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/15697/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15697/ <![CDATA[Leading entrepreneurs selected for prestigious Royal Society scheme]]> Mon, 17 Jan 2022 16:03:22 +0000
Two north-east entrepreneurs will take part in a scheme where they will work on projects to boost the University of Aberdeen's industrial links and inspire its staff and students to become the entrepreneurs of tomorrow.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15692/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15692/ <![CDATA[Major new study shows role beavers could play in restoring Scotland's rivers]]> Fri, 14 Jan 2022 15:03:01 +0000
Beavers could make an important contribution to improving the condition of Scotland's rivers, including helping to improve water quality and limiting the effects of drought.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15690/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15690/ <![CDATA[Like social media feeds, our brains take a little while to update]]> Wed, 12 Jan 2022 15:44:35 +0000
Like our social media feeds, our brains are constantly uploading rich, visual stimuli. But instead of seeing the latest image in real time, we actually see earlier versions because our brain's refresh time is about 15 seconds, according to new research from scientists at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Aberdeen. ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15688/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15688/ <![CDATA[SPECTRA, Scotland's Festival of Light, announces University of Aberdeen as key sponsor in 2022]]> Wed, 12 Jan 2022 10:43:06 +0000
Spectra is delighted to announce the University of Aberdeen as a key sponsor when it returns to Aberdeen in 2022.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15683/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15683/ <![CDATA[New knowledge transfer partnership could energize Scotland's rural renewables provision]]> Mon, 10 Jan 2022 12:15:55 +0000
The University of Aberdeen has joined forces with one of Scotland's largest agricultural cooperatives in a new venture that could help farmers produce their own clean, green energy on a mass scale.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15677/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15677/ <![CDATA[Supporters urged to 'show your true colours' for 2022 Aberdeen Boat Race]]> Thu, 06 Jan 2022 13:30:51 +0000
This year's Aberdeen Boat Race between the University of Aberdeen and RGU is due to take place on Saturday, April 2, with supporters of both teams urged to turn the banks of the River Dee into a colourful spectacle.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15672/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15672/ <![CDATA[University distributes £7,000 to local community groups]]> Wed, 22 Dec 2021 11:50:24 +0000
Funding community skills classes, out of school activity sessions for young people and educational play equipment for parent and toddler groups are just some of the projects to benefit from the University of Aberdeen's 2021/22 Local Community Fund.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15657/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15657/ <![CDATA[MSPs deliver record backing for Huntington's disease services expansion]]> Wed, 15 Dec 2021 16:54:28 +0000
A call to expand specialist services for families impacted by Huntington's disease (HD) has received unprecedented cross-party support from Scotland's parliamentarians.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15654/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15654/ <![CDATA[Exhibition highlights 'forgotten' story of Jewish artists exploited by the Nazis]]> Tue, 14 Dec 2021 11:29:24 +0000
An outdoor exhibition dedicated to a little-known story of Jewish artists whose talent was exploited by the Nazis is now open at the University of Aberdeen's Cruickshank Botanic Garden.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15651/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15651/ <![CDATA[Video game based on historical research brings medieval Aberdeen to life]]> Mon, 13 Dec 2021 15:43:02 +0000
A digital narrative game which will bring people face-to-face with life in Scotland during the Middle Ages has been launched.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15626/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15626/ <![CDATA[New Covid test more than ninety-nine percent accurate]]> Fri, 10 Dec 2021 11:02:03 +0000
A new test developed by scientists at the University of Aberdeen using AI-assisted technology has proven to be almost one hundred percent accurate in detecting Covid antibodies.  ]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15641/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15641/ <![CDATA[Principal's Scholar award winners announced]]> Thu, 09 Dec 2021 09:48:27 +0000
University of Aberdeen students who have excelled during their first year of study have each been honoured with a Principal's Scholar award.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15630/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15630/ <![CDATA['Open to All' campaign launched to help support students most in need]]> Wed, 08 Dec 2021 12:04:08 +0000
The University of Aberdeen has launched an appeal to help support disadvantaged students struggling to make ends meet this winter and ensure a University education remains accessible to people from all walks of life.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15607/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15607/ <![CDATA['Mistrust' among main factors influencing Covid-19 vaccine uptake in ethnic minority groups]]> Tue, 07 Dec 2021 16:35:58 +0000
The main factors that influence Covid vaccine uptake among ethnic minority groups have been identified in a study published today.]]>
https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15609/ https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/15609/ <![CDATA[Lorraine Kelly to support virtual Celebration of Carols]]> Fri, 03 Dec 2021 16:06:51 +0000
TV presenter Lorraine Kelly has been revealed as the latest big name to support the University of Aberdeen's annual Celebration of Carols event.]]>