University of Aberdeen in the news
Created by psychemedia on Jul 15, 2008
Last updated: 03/12/10 at 12:41 AM
Bon Accord enjoy narrow victoryAberdeen Press and JournalDivision 3: Team Strathclyde 1, Aberdeen Asset Management 4; Aberdeen University 0, Glasgow University 7; St Andrews University 3, Aberdeen University 0. ...
Medics learn from 3D systemThe EngineerA 3D system developed by staff from Aberdeen University's Medi-CAL Unit in partnership with the Digital Learning Foundation is being used to teach medical ...
The SunStruck blind... but now we can see againThe SunScientists at Aberdeen University developed the technique to help tens of thousands of people whose sight is affected by strokes and brain injuries. ...
Alarm as norovirus closes 11 wards at Tayside hospitalsPress and JournalAberdeen University-based Prof Pennington added: “If proper infection-control measures had been put in place in response to the C.diff outbreak, ...and more »
The GuardianBrave new curriculumThe GuardianPhotograph: Ross Johnston When officials at the University of Aberdeen first considered overhauling their curriculum in an attempt to break into the world's ...
How to enhance your careerAberdeen Press and JournalAfter graduating from Aberdeen University, Ruth began a traineeship with Aberdein Considine in 1999 and started practising family law during the second year ...
Reuters'It's been a long, hard road but we never ever gave up'Yorkshire PostIn May last year, scientists from the University of Aberdeen believed they had solved the 50-year puzzle of why thalidomide had caused such devastating ...Ministers to apologise for thalidomide scandal... just '50 years too late'Daily Mailall 325 news articles »
MBE for Perthshire farmer Ian DuncanPerthshire AdvertiserMr Duncan Millar, an agricultural graduate from Aberdeen University and a qualified chartered surveyor, oversaw the transition from the Scottish Quality ...
Aberdeen Journals sports sub recognised for years of servicePress and JournalMr Milne joined the Journals as a proof reader in January 1980, after leaving Aberdeen University Press in 1979. The 57-year-old said he took on a variety ...
BBC NewsThe deepest living fish ever spotted in the southern hemisphere have been ...BBC NewsProfessor Monty Priede, director of the University of Aberdeen's Oceanlab, which leads the Hadeep project, said: "The intriguing thing is that each of the ...Southern hemisphere's deepest fish caught on cameraPlanet Earthall 2 news articles »
Aberdeen lecturer speaks about treasureAberdeen Evening ExpressUniversity of Aberdeen archaeology lecturer Gordon Noble said Romans who settled in the Aberdeen area may have left some valuable artefacts.
Mahady honoured for great track yearAberdeen Press and JournalThe 51-year-old University of Aberdeen sports psychologist received the award at a Scottish athletics dinner in Glasgow. The mother of three picked up the ...
AAM continue good form in Division 3Aberdeen Press and JournalAberdeen University returned from Glasgow with an odd goal in five defeat at the hands of Glasgow University. On Sunday in the Scottish Plate competition ...
Bone breakdown protein link foundPharmacy EuropeThe study by a team of scientists from the University of Aberdeen could potentially lead to newer treatments for bone diseases such as osteoporosis. ...
North Sea oil exploration suffering as banks refuse to lendTimes OnlineMr Skinner highlighted recent research by Alex Kemp, Professor of Petroleum Economics at the University of Aberdeen, which argued that as much as five ...and more »
Alford girl gives artists a helping handAberdeen Press and JournalThe 18-year-old, who is due to start a computer sciences and maths degree at Aberdeen University this month, said the project allowed her to combine her ...
ModernMedicineImproved efficiency from payment by resultsOnMedicaResearchers from the University of Aberdeen, compared measures of volume, cost and quality of care in hospitals across England (at various stages of ...Study heralds success of payment by resultsNursing TimesPayment By Results ups activity but not qualityHealthcare Republic (press release)all 5 news articles »
Pony Club champ wins against all the oddsDeadline Press & Picture AgencyThe 20 year-old is in her third year studying Sports and Exercise Science at the Aberdeen university, and is currently helping to teach the next generation ...
BBC NewsCampaigners fear cases of deadly bug are out of controlThe Herald... of isolation facilities, beds crammed together and "shabby" surroundings were all condemned in the report carried out by the University of Aberdeen. ...Record number of Scots killed by C Diff bugThe Heraldall 37 news articles »
Deadline Press & Picture AgencyHelmand province's own Easy RiderDeadline Press & Picture AgencyHe then left his job to study theology at Aberdeen University and later Trinity College Dublin before becoming a minister. John has been a military chaplain ...
Scottish Cabinet heading to LewisAberdeen Press and JournalThe Cabinet is meeting at Aberdeen University on August 17 and 18 and in Glasgow on August 31 and September 1. Mr Salmond said: “As a government, ...and more »
TechFest to 'Tweet'Allmediascotland... to book when tickets become available for the many events on offer” TechFest-SetPointis a registered charity based at the University of Aberdeen. ...
Daily MailSwine flu: Up to 160 Britons held in quarantine overseasDaily MailProfessor Hugh Pennington, a bacteriologist at Aberdeen University, said: 'I have seen cases myself of people dying from flu who are healthy. ...and more »
Daily MailSir Edward: The maestro who couldn't bear to live aloneDaily MailA further scholarship let him pursue his interest in conducting at Aberdeen University. While in Scotland, in typically game fashion, he once became a ...and more »
Gourdon man sold his house to fund varsity coursePress and JournalHe graduated with a degree in politics and international relations from Aberdeen University yesterday, where he was joined by his parents. ...
TA soldier is jumping for heroesHull Daily MailThe athletic student, of Vane Street, west Hull, is studying for a MA in psychology at University of Aberdeen, in Scotland. But to make ends meet he is also ...and more »
PhysOrg.comScottish scientists raise hopes of new treatments for autismTimes OnlineThe research was led by Zosia Miedzybrodzka, reader in medical genetics at the University of Aberdeen and honorary clinical geneticist at NHS Grampian. ...Gene linked to causes of autismBBC NewsAutism discovery 'may be key'TeleTextNew hope in fight against autismAberdeen Press and Journalall 6 news articles »
Graduates given words of optimism over jobsGradplus.com, UKPeter Fantom, head of Aberdeen University's Career Service, has spoken to the Press and Journal about the recent batch of negative media reports concerning the lack of graduate jobs available to this year's university leavers. ...
Telegraph.co.ukSwine flu total 'may be double'BBC News, UKProfessor Pennington, a bacteriologist at Aberdeen University, said because swine flu was similar to seasonal flu, there would be many more undeclared cases. "All the experts think that the numbers we've got are a significant underestimate," he said. ...UK swine flu cases ' at least twice as many' as official count Nursing TimesUK Swine flu cases may be double the official figure OnMedicaSwine flu cases "underestimated" Nursing in Practiceguardian.co.uk - Aberdeen Press and Journalall 190 news articles
Parliament is a place for all the people of ScotlandIrvine Herald, UKOn Thursday I was also pleased to greet to the parliament my old friend and former university tutor, Professor Richard Rose of Aberdeen University. Having lost contact with Professor Rose for 25 years, it has been great to get reacquainted and it feels ...
Musical night aiming to raise notes to boost children's fundicLanarkshire - East Kilbride News, UKLast year, they raised £350 for The Cats Protection League and enough money to send Christopher, who is currently studying music education at Aberdeen University, to the National Choir of Scotland's Summer Course. This year most of the cash is going to ...
BBC NewsFour swine flu sufferers in Glasgow area treated in intensive careTimes Online, UKWhile it was too early to speculate about the reasons behind the prevalence of swine flu in Scotland, Hugh Pennington, professor of bacteriology at Aberdeen University, said some attention should be focused on underlying health issues. ...Experts baffled by Scottish swine flu cluster Scottish Daily Recordall 321 news articles
BBC NewsDolphin and whale climate fearsBBC News, UKAn Aberdeen University scientist said rising sea temperatures could affect 88% of areas where cetaceans are found. Dr Colin MacLeod said areas of suitable habitat for many were likely to shrink, meaning fewer animals. And he warned a decline in habitat ...'Extinction threat' to marine mammals Press and Journalall 4 news articles
Scholar acknowledged by Bord na Gaidhlig with awardAberdeen Press and Journal, UKHis contribution to Gaelic scholarship was recently marked by Aberdeen University, which published a 600-page special issue of the journal, Scottish Gaelic Studies, which contains articles by friends and scholars, as a tribute to his wider academic ...
Breast cancer - don't die of ignorance!Banffshire Journal, UKTo find out the signs and learn more, my constituents should go to www.breakthrough.org.uk I WAS very pleased indeed to see another boost for the North-east economy, from the £12.4 million funding to the University of Aberdeen to research the benefits ...
Aberdeen coxless fours wave goodbye to novice ranks in styleAberdeen Press and Journal, UKAberdeen University's Stephanie McDowall won bronze in the women's intermediate single scull. McDowall and Jenny Chambers, of Aberdeen University, saw off a challenge from Newcastle University to win silver in the women's championship double scull. ...
Guy Hamilton video from talk at Aberdeen UniversityMI6, UKGuy Hamilton directed James Bond films such as Goldfinger and Live and Let Die, as well as classic movies The African Queen and The Third Man. The film-maker gave a lecture at the University of Aberdeen as part of their Director's Cut series.
Fresh NewsMums-to-be spend longer in hospital if they drinkAberdeen Press and Journal, UKBy Gary Cruden Research by a Robert Gordon University student has shown that any alcohol consumption during pregnancy can have a negative impact on expectant mothers. The study conducted by Eilidh Duncan, from Stonehaven, at the university in Aberdeen, ...Alcohol in pregnancy "weakens bond" Nursing in PracticeDrinking while pregnant weakens maternal bond Nursing TimesDrinking 'risks mother-child bond' Channel 4 Newsall 26 news articles
Grammar challenged to maintain Melrose formAberdeen Press and Journal, UK... go out of this division with all guns blazing. “We will have to be up for it.” Grammar will be without injured Billy Russell, but Rab Barrie is available and Fraser Lyle has returned after spending last week on tour with the Aberdeen University side.
Important collections get £400000 boostPress and Journal, UKAberdeen University has been given £40000 of funding for its project to promote seven museum collections and its rare books and archives. Head of the university’s historic collections Alan Knox said: “This grant will help us show how information from ...
Spider appointed to build new Aberdeen University e-commerce storeThe Drum, UKSpider online has been appointed by Aberdeen University to build a new e-commerce store to promote and sell all Campus Service products. The agency has completed a fresh design of the site which will complement existing Campus service/University ...
CJD linked with Alzheimer's proteinsBarchester Healthcare, UK"They start the cascades that make neurons sick." Earlier this month, the hard work of scientists at the University of Aberdeen was recognised after Maersk Oil North Sea injected £10000 to fund the establishment's Alzheimer's disease research.
GPs don't trust NICE to rework QOFPulse, UKStudy leader Professor Matt Sutton, professor in health economics at the University of Aberdeen, concluded: ‘As we might expect, responses were greater on indicators that attracted more payment and required more stringent performance. ...
BBC NewsSerial killer's voice to be heardBBC News, UK - 15 hours agoDr Richard Goldberg, of Aberdeen University's law school, is a leading expert on the case. He has told BBC Scotland he is now convinced the authorities ...Doubt over whether serial killer Peter Manuel should have been hanged stv.tvDoubt over psychopath's execution Guide and Gazetteall 20 news articles
The retail gap between road, rail and seaCN plus, UK - 16 hours ago... just north of the city, while a £115 million golf development at Blairs College is The University of Aberdeen recently unveiled plans for a £28 million ...
Sharon takes over 'best job in the force'The Northern Scot, UK - Feb 6, 2009Supt Milton (37) is a graduate of Aberdeen University. She began her career with Avon and Somerset Police in 1994, transferring to Grampian three years ...
City law students aim to win in Las VegasAberdeen Press and Journal, UK - 10 hours agoColin Rennie TWO law students from Aberdeen University will represent their country at an international contest in Las Vegas. ...
Mink eradication proves successful first step in saving North East ...Wildlife Extra, UK - Feb 3, 2009However, a four year project led by researchers from the University of Aberdeen has resulted in the complete removal of American mink from the Ythan ...
Action plan to combat obesity in youngstersPress and Journal, UK - 1 hour agoLast night, paediatrician and nutritionist Dr Barbara Golden, of Aberdeen University, said the programme was welcome. “The long-term outcome of an ...
Aberdeen lecture to be moved out of intensive careAberdeen Evening Express, UK - Jan 30, 2009The University of Aberdeen lecturer was not wearing a safety helmet when he was involved in the crash. He was in a medically-induced coma in the Aberdeen ...