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.
Liquid crystal that twists and bends
(Phys.org) —New and improved energy efficient digital screens as well as improved TV images could be just some of the benefits of a new discovery in the field of liquid crystals, which chemists from the University of Aberdeen ...
DNA analysis identifies endangered Indian bird egg
(Phys.org) —The only known egg in the world of a critically endangered bird from India has been discovered at the University of Aberdeen.
Scientists discover new species in one of world's deepest ocean trenches
Scientists investigating in one of the worlds deepest ocean trenches -- previously thought to be void of fish -- have discovered an entirely new species.
Scientific study of World Cup supporters asks, "Do we only sing when we're winning?"
As World Cup fever grips the globe, psychologists are asking if football fans feel more affinity with their team if they are winning.
Oil industry research sheds light on where life exists on Earth and beyond
(Phys.org) —The North Sea oil and gas industry's pursuit of new oil reserves has contributed to a greater understanding of where life exists on Earth and may even help us look for life on other planets.
Link between academic success and character strengths examined
(Phys.org) —Scientists are investigating if children with certain character strengths are more likely to succeed academically.
Fewer vole outbreaks across Europe risking other species
(Phys.org) —A dramatic change in the fluctuations of vole numbers is being seen across Europe, according to a major international study.
Rarely seen animals studied in New Hebrides Trench
Scientists from the University of Aberdeen and New Zealand have captured on camera hours of footage of rarely seen animals.
Scottish rocks reveal key point in evolution occurred 400 million years earlier
Evidence found in Scottish rocks has revealed that a critical point in evolution took place 1.2 billion years ago -- several hundred million years earlier than scientists had previously understood.
Fewer exploding stars potential predictor of global warming
(Phys.org)—One of the universe's greatest unexplained mysteries – why stars explode – could be explained by a particle similar to the Higgs boson. The theory developed by University of Aberdeen astrophysicist, Dr Charles ...