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.
Scientists: climate change is causing decline of specialised plant species
Climate change has impacted on upland plants and vegetation over the past half century, new evidence from north west Scotland has revealed.
UK study highlights action needed to maximise economic recovery
(Phys.org)—A new study from the University of Aberdeen published today highlights the substantial remaining potential from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) but concludes that, if long term economic recovery is to be maximised, ...
Technology that translates sign language into text aims to empower sign language users
(PhysOrg.com) -- Technology which translates sign language into text is being developed by scientists in Aberdeen.
Selective breeding and diet changes could produce low methane cows
The possibility of selective breeding to produce cattle that are consistently low methane emitters is being explored by an international team of scientists led by the University of Aberdeen.
Climate change could impact on polar ecosystems
Polar ecosystems could be at risk from the spread of toxic cyanobacteria if the climate continues to warm, say scientists.
World?s most northerly bottlenose dolphin population stable, report concludes
The world's most northerly resident population of bottlenose dolphins is stable and may even be increasing, according to new research.
Cannabis compound can help cells
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cannabis has been used recreationally and for medicinal purposes for centuries, yet its 60 plus active components are only partly understood. Now scientists have discovered how a compound in cannabis can ...
Climate change study warns against one-off experiments
(PhysOrg.com) -- Climate change research conducted by the University of Aberdeen and Marine Scotland Science highlights the risks of conducting an experiment only once.
Low temperature fuel cells: New clean, energy efficient technology to power cars and mobiles
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new version of an environmentally friendly, energy efficient technology that could replace combustion engines in cars and batteries in mobile devices such as phones and laptops is being researched by Aberdeen ...
Testosterone levels dictate attraction
Women with higher levels of testosterone are more attracted to masculine looking men like celebrity beefcakes Russell Crowe and Daniel Craig.