University of Aberdeen

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.

Address
Regent Walk ABERDEEN AB24 3FX · UK
Website
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Aberdeen

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Alzheimer's study to look at gut health link

Researchers will study the gut health of people with Alzheimer's to see if diet can play a role in managing the behavioural and psychological symptoms of the disease.

Medical research

Scientists reveal new insight into tackling obesity

Obesity has become one of the most significant challenges to human health. But now scientists at the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute have discovered a tiny group of brain cells that could be harnessed to tackle obesity ...

Genetics

Club foot gene identified

A gene which could play a role in causing the most severe cases of club foot has been identified by scientists at the University of Aberdeen.

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