The University of Aberdeen was founded in Aberdeen, Scotland in 1495. It is the 3rd oldest university in Scotland and the 5th oldest in the U.K. The University of Aberdeen is rated first in health science research in the U.K. Through the years various institutions of higher learning and professional schools have merged and created a very modern university with three main components or colleges; College of Arts and Social Sciences, College of Life Science and Medicine and College of Physical Science. There are also a number of research centers and institutes. Three Nobel Laureates have been associated with the University of Aberdeen.
New breast cancer screening put to test
Researchers are preparing to launch a £1.6million trial of a new imaging technology to see if might be better at screening breast cancer.
Research reveals UK's north-south divide in vitamin D deprivation
(PhysOrg.com) -- Women in the north of the UK are more deprived of vitamin D from sunlight than their southern counterparts.
Can radar be used to deter bats from approaching wind turbines?
(PhysOrg.com) -- Large numbers of bats are killed by colliding with turbine blades or by experiencing sudden depressurisation immediately adjacent to the blade.
New finding in rare eye disease
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have made a finding which could pave the way for new treatments for sufferers of a rare eye disease which can lead to blindness.
Study to explore North-east’s 'magic mountain'
(PhysOrg.com) -- The enduring appeal of the North-east’s most popular hill is set to be explored by a new study.
Ground breaking eye therapy for stroke victims developed
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new computer-based therapy for stroke victims who have suffered partial vision loss has been developed by Scottish scientists.