A project conceived by an Aberdeen University academic to remove rubbish from the sea has made it to the semi-finals of a national entrepreneurial programme.
The Moredun Research Institute is preparing to launch a £1 million fundraising drive as part of its centenary celebrations next year.
A local historian is appealing for the public's help as he tries to piece together information on the family businesses which once thrived in a north-east town.
The yellow submarine dubbed Boaty McBoatface has returned from its first expedition with data which links increasing Antarctic winds to rising sea temperatures.
Scientists from Aberdeen University are hoping to find a way to prevent or postpone the onset of Type 2 Diabetes.
New images of a proposed £40 million life sciences facility in Aberdeen designed to double the size of the industry in the north-east have been revealed.
£150,000 put forward for neurodegenerative research gives hope for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s patients
Scientists leading the fight against degenerative brain conditions such as Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis will benefit from a new £150,000 funding pot.
Work carried out by Aberdeen University researchers has given new insight into a longstanding conflict between commercial shooters and conservation groups.
Aberdeen University has revealed that hundreds of students have "experienced or witnessed" sexual violence and harassment on campus.
Groundbreaking healthcare research carried out in the Grampian region during the last year has been highlighted at a special event.
An internationally renowned polar bear expert will speak to an Aberdeen audience next week about the first time he came face to face with the fearsome, endangered predators.
Aberdeen University medical chief remains positive despite departure of 16 academics from vital research unit
The head of a north-east university's medical school has admitted he is "disappointed" to lose a team of highly-sought after researchers.
Dozens of academics from a vital medical research unit have been poached from a north-east university, sparking fears about its reputation.
A team of researchers from the Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment have won funding to allow them to continue their work.
Archaeologists have discovered early evidence of an essential trade in 1300BC Asia.
A conservation charity has called for greater protection for sea life off Scotland’s west coast after extensive and “pioneering” research that identified the area as a hot spot for whales, dolphins and porpoises.
Scientists from St Andrews University believe they could have solved the long-standing mystery of why our planet is so wet.
A north-east academic is leading a new £10.5million project which aims to tackle one of the world’s deadliest diseases.
Scientists have been given a £200,000 funding boost to carry out research into one of the most common causes of blindness.
Packs of wolves could be reintroduced to the Highlands in fenced-in reserves to cut deer numbers and allow nature to recover from over-grazing, according to new research.
As their time at secondary school draws to an end, many sixth year pupils are turning their thoughts to their future careers.
Life sciences firm 4D Pharma said yesterday it was “well-positioned” to make key advances where others had failed in microbiome research.
Pioneering research is to be carried out in the Hebrides to measure the length of Scotland’s marine wildlife following the use of new laser technology.
Researchers have been examining whether Scottish castles, a major attraction among tourists, are ready to deal with terrorist attacks.
Parents are paying a premium of more than £100,000 to buy a home close to one of the north-east’s most successful state schools.
Aberdeen University research into how to prevent hackers exploiting human weaknesses to disrupt key IT networks has received a six-figure funding boost.
Scottish scientists have found key genetic markers in barley which could help identify varieties which better meet malting specifications for grain whisky production.
A £10million investment in a new biotech company on the edge of Edinburgh is expected to lead to better farm animal health and improved agricultural productivity.
Mums and daughters are being invited to sign-up on Mother's Day - this Sunday - for charity fun-run events planned for Inverness in May.
Pig farmers are invited to a series of industry meetings in Aberdeenshire later this month.
A council body has provoked fury by canceling a charity boxing event just days before it was held in Inverness.
Agricultural science needs to help UK farmers become smarter, leaner and cleaner as part of the industry's efforts to become more sustainable, EU farm commissioner Phil Hogan has said.