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Scotsman
Alastair Sim: Cancer fight ‘should not be hampered by borders’in the brain that could signal Alzheimer’s disease or changes taking place with
Alastair Sim: Cancer fight ‘should not be hampered by borders’
Scotsman / Posted 12 hours ago
in the brain that could signal Alzheimer’s disease or changes taking place within a cancer. David is a professor at the University of Aberdeen and at some point in the not very distant future the MRI scanners he and his team are working on will... Read more
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Scotsman
Killer whales from Iceland spotted in Moray Firthto analyse pictures taken in the Moray Firth to establish whether any more reco
Killer whales from Iceland spotted in Moray Firth
Scotsman / Posted 18 hours ago
to analyse pictures taken in the Moray Firth to establish whether any more recognised animals were in the group. University of Aberdeen scientist Dr Andy Foote, one of the country’s foremost experts on killer whales, said: “We do have a... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Aberdeen Skeptics in the Pub: The Bradt Guide to North Koreacan really be seen beyond the Potemkin illusion. This event has a small charge
Aberdeen Skeptics in the Pub: The Bradt Guide to North Korea
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 19 hours ago
can really be seen beyond the Potemkin illusion. This event has a small charge £5/£3 on the door. It is also part of the University of Aberdeen May Festival. You can check out the full programme of activities here... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The age you start to lose friendsnews if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr
The age you start to lose friends
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
news if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr Sarah Gomillion, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, said the research "echoes other research on face-to-face social networks that suggests that our... Read more
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The Age
The age you start to lose friendsnews if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr
The age you start to lose friends
The Age / Posted yesterday
news if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr Sarah Gomillion, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, said the research "echoes other research on face-to-face social networks that suggests that our... Read more
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WA Today
The age you start to lose friendsnews if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr
The age you start to lose friends
WA Today / Posted yesterday
news if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr Sarah Gomillion, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, said the research "echoes other research on face-to-face social networks that suggests that our... Read more
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Canberra Times
The age you start to lose friendsnews if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr
The age you start to lose friends
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
news if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr Sarah Gomillion, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, said the research "echoes other research on face-to-face social networks that suggests that our... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The age you start to lose friendsnews if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr
The age you start to lose friends
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
news if you are already over that age and don't like socialising very much. Dr Sarah Gomillion, a Research Fellow at the University of Aberdeen, said the research "echoes other research on face-to-face social networks that suggests that our... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Cafe Scientifique - Social interaction - the eyes have itDays and Times: Waterstones Aberdeen, Union Bridge, Aberdeen, AB11 6BG Public
Cafe Scientifique - Social interaction - the eyes have it
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted yesterday
Days and Times: Waterstones Aberdeen, Union Bridge, Aberdeen, AB11 6BG Public Engagement with Research Unit University of Aberdeen 01224 273739Please note: Aberdeen City Council are not responsible for the accuracy of the details of... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
A Conversation with Richard DemarcoWhat's On In Aberdeen Amy Bryzgel, lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the
A Conversation with Richard Demarco
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 2 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen Amy Bryzgel, lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, in conversation with arts patron and organizer Richard Demarco As early as the 1960s, Scotland’s very own... Read more
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dna
This new treatment could replace insulin shots for diabeticsA London-based not-for-profit organisation has teamed up with the University of
This new treatment could replace insulin shots for diabetics
dna / Posted 3 days ago
A London-based not-for-profit organisation has teamed up with the University of Aberdeen in Scotland to devise a new therapy for Type 1 diabetes, which could replace the need for insulin shots. Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) told the World... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Falling demand for Scotch didn't dampen spirits on World Whisky Dayacross the globe. Blair Bowman, 26, came up with idea and bought the website d
Falling demand for Scotch didn't dampen spirits on World Whisky Day
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
across the globe. Blair Bowman, 26, came up with idea and bought the website domain name while studying languages at the University of Aberdeen. He said: “I just did it as an experiment to see if I could make a global trending topic on Twitter.... Read more
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The Hindu
Bugs may be to blame for Type 1 diabetes, says researchand are responsible for insulin production, by relying on donated pancreatic is
Bugs may be to blame for Type 1 diabetes, says research
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
and are responsible for insulin production, by relying on donated pancreatic issue. Prof. Kevin Docherty, from the University of Aberdeen, told The Guardian: “Donated islets are already effectively treating severe cases of Type 1 diabetes.... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Cafe Med: Tackling Infections in Cystic FibrosisForesterhill, AB25 2ZD Talks, Lectures & Conferences,HealthOrganiser Details:
Cafe Med: Tackling Infections in Cystic Fibrosis
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 4 days ago
Foresterhill, AB25 2ZD Talks, Lectures & Conferences,HealthOrganiser Details: Public Engagement with Research Unit, University of Aberdeen; peru@abdn.ac.ukPlease note: Aberdeen City Council are not responsible for the accuracy of the details... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Business Notes May 22Studies at DePaul University. In 2000, Hendershott accepted a part-time chair
Business Notes May 22
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Studies at DePaul University. In 2000, Hendershott accepted a part-time chair in property economics and finance at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, which he held for 11 years (and still has an honorary appointment in the Business... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
ADE ADESINA 'Awake' Solo ExhibitionConversation with Richard DemarcoOn 25 May 2016(Wednesday Only)Amy Bryzgel, lec
ADE ADESINA 'Awake' Solo Exhibition
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 5 days ago
Conversation with Richard DemarcoOn 25 May 2016(Wednesday Only)Amy Bryzgel, lecturer in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, in conversation with arts patron and organizer Richard Demarco Imperial Possessions: Sir William... Read more
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heraldscotland
Expert to tell story of skeletons unearthed in £30m Aberdeen gallery revampare currently carrying out analysis in London to determine the condition of the
Expert to tell story of skeletons unearthed in £30m Aberdeen gallery revamp
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
are currently carrying out analysis in London to determine the condition of the bodies. Professor Black, a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, has identified the victims of conflicts and natural disasters including working with United Nations... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
New Type 1 diabetes treatment cuts insulin shotsThe University of Aberdeen and a not-for-profit London-based centre have develo
New Type 1 diabetes treatment cuts insulin shots
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 6 days ago
The University of Aberdeen and a not-for-profit London-based centre have developed a technology that eliminates the need to administer insulin shots to Type 1 diabetes patients by transplanting laboratory-grown islets that produce insulin. Callled... Read more
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express
Could this breakthrough technology TREAT type 1 diabetes WITHOUT injecting insulin?them islet transplants - which produces insulin without needing to inject it.
Could this breakthrough technology TREAT type 1 diabetes WITHOUT injecting insulin?
express / Posted 7 days ago
them islet transplants - which produces insulin without needing to inject it. The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) and University of Aberdeen, UK, have announced the creation of Islexa, a company developing technology to produce islets which... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatmentbring islet transplant therapy to thousands of patients with type 1 diabetes T
CGT, University of Aberdeen announce creation of new company to develop novel technology for diabetes treatment
News-Medical-Net / Posted 7 days ago
bring islet transplant therapy to thousands of patients with type 1 diabetes The Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult (CGT) and University of Aberdeen, UK, today announce the creation of Islexa, a new company developing a novel technology to produce... Read more
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MedCity News
Novartis restructure separates cancer business as head of pharma exitsIslexa is developing technology to support people with Type 1 diabetes. Formed
Novartis restructure separates cancer business as head of pharma exits
MedCity News / Posted 7 days ago
Islexa is developing technology to support people with Type 1 diabetes. Formed by the Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult and University of Aberdeen, in Scotland, it will produce lab- grown islets, the organoids responsible for insulin production. —... Read more
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PhysOrg
Paris climate agreement cannot be met without emissions reduction target for agriculturegoals while still feeding the world," comments Professor Pete Smith, Theme Lead
Paris climate agreement cannot be met without emissions reduction target for agriculture
PhysOrg / Posted 9 days ago
goals while still feeding the world," comments Professor Pete Smith, Theme Leader for Environment & Food Security at the University of Aberdeen and co-author of the paper. "Reducing emissions in agriculture without compromising food security is... Read more
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express
‘Horrendous and overcrowded’ puppy farms making shameless dealers MILLIONS exposedthe dogs and - when asked to meet their mother - dealers refused. Mike Radford
‘Horrendous and overcrowded’ puppy farms making shameless dealers MILLIONS exposed
express / Posted 9 days ago
the dogs and - when asked to meet their mother - dealers refused. Mike Radford, animal welfare legislation expert at the University of Aberdeen said: "It is treating dogs as though they were agricultural animals." He added: "No local authority... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
International Eveningevent.Similar Events Night at the Museums - Animal ArmouryOn 14 May 2016(Satur
International Evening
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 11 days ago
event.Similar Events Night at the Museums - Animal ArmouryOn 14 May 2016(Saturday Only)A fun-filled family evening at the University of Aberdeen Zoology museum, where it will come to life, literally as people will have an opportunity to hold live... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Super Spring Flower Showevent.Similar Events Night at the Museums - Animal ArmouryOn 14 May 2016(Satur
Super Spring Flower Show
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 13 days ago
event.Similar Events Night at the Museums - Animal ArmouryOn 14 May 2016(Saturday Only)A fun-filled family evening at the University of Aberdeen Zoology museum, where it will come to life, literally as people will have an opportunity to hold live... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Night at the Museums - Animal ArmouryWhat's On In Aberdeen A fun-filled family evening at the University of Aberde
Night at the Museums - Animal Armoury
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 13 days ago
What's On In Aberdeen A fun-filled family evening at the University of Aberdeen Zoology museum, where it will come to life, literally as people will have an opportunity to hold live animals and see how they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Murekezi On Why Midwives Should Be Celebratedhave many more midwives. Education background: Diploma obtained in Uganda, and
Murekezi On Why Midwives Should Be Celebrated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
have many more midwives. Education background: Diploma obtained in Uganda, and Masters Degree in Midwifery obtained at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). Career background: Has been a midwife since 1985. She has ten years experience in... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Scientists make breakthrough in understanding senses of touch and movementProfessor Chih-Cheng Chen of Academia Sinica in Taiwan, Dr Robert Banks of Durh
Scientists make breakthrough in understanding senses of touch and movement
News-Medical-Net / Posted 14 days ago
Professor Chih-Cheng Chen of Academia Sinica in Taiwan, Dr Robert Banks of Durham University and Dr Guy Bewick of the University of Aberdeen. The combination of techniques that led to the discovery has been described as a major breakthrough... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Six years after 'The Biggest Loser,' metabolism is slower but weight is back upThe Biggest Loser program is entertainment, not sustained contestant weight los
Six years after 'The Biggest Loser,' metabolism is slower but weight is back up
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
The Biggest Loser program is entertainment, not sustained contestant weight loss,” said professor John R. Speakman of the University of Aberdeen. “It is not a prescription for how to change your life.” The only weight loss method that seems to... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Dancing Pigs and Groping Mermaids: Some 16th-Century Carved Panels from FetteressoFendour who worked at St Nicholas, King's Chapel and the Cathedral. Jane Gedde
Dancing Pigs and Groping Mermaids: Some 16th-Century Carved Panels from Fetteresso
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 17 days ago
Fendour who worked at St Nicholas, King's Chapel and the Cathedral. Jane Geddes is a professor of History of Art at the University of Aberdeen. She specialises in medieval art and has written about the Aberdeen Bestiary, St Albans Psalter and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Executive Success: From high tech to simple wordsto your exact location and daily plans, says Gould. The technology, developed
Executive Success: From high tech to simple words
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
to your exact location and daily plans, says Gould. The technology, developed over 30 years by academics at the University of Aberdeen, can be applied to any situation where complex data needs to be interpreted, so the challenge for the... Read more
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Offshore Magazine
OGTC details offshore technology goalsmanagement, ensuring decommissioning excellence, and oil and gas data science.”
OGTC details offshore technology goals
Offshore Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
management, ensuring decommissioning excellence, and oil and gas data science.” OGTC is industry-led and supported by the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University, the Oil& Gas Authority, Oil & Gas UK, the Technology Leadership Board,... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Plant Sale - Cruickshank Botanic Gardena selection of classic and popular garden books for sale. Come early!Opening Da
Plant Sale - Cruickshank Botanic Garden
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 20 days ago
a selection of classic and popular garden books for sale. Come early!Opening Days and Times: Cruickshank Botanic Garden University of Aberdeen Children & Family-Friendly,EnvironmentOrganiser Details: The Friends of the Cruickshank Botanic... Read more
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iol.co.za
How marrying a clever woman defeats dementiaProfessor Lawrence Whalley, emeritus professor of mental health in the College
How marrying a clever woman defeats dementia
iol.co.za / Posted 21 days ago
Professor Lawrence Whalley, emeritus professor of mental health in the College of Medicine and Life Sciences at the University of Aberdeen, said: “The thing a boy is never told he needs to do if he wants to live a longer life – but what he... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Talk: An Evening Out in Victorian Aberdeen - Dr Jane McDermidthe exhibition 'An Audience with Charles Dickens' currently on display in The G
Talk: An Evening Out in Victorian Aberdeen - Dr Jane McDermid
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 21 days ago
the exhibition 'An Audience with Charles Dickens' currently on display in The Gallery of The Sir Duncan Rice Library at the University of Aberdeen. Charles Dickens attracted large audiences across the social spectrum to his public readings but what... Read more
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Aberdeen City Council News
Meet The Expert - Can Sharks Help Humans Fight Disease?diseases such as cancer. Helen Dooley first became interested in the shark imm
Meet The Expert - Can Sharks Help Humans Fight Disease?
Aberdeen City Council News / Posted 21 days ago
diseases such as cancer. Helen Dooley first became interested in the shark immune system while studying for her PhD at the University of Aberdeen. To pursue this interest further she moved to Baltimore in the US to work in a comparative immunology... Read more
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Daily Mail
Have you reached peak popularity? People have most friends at 25tend to call fewer friends on their mobiles,' said Dr Sarah Gomillion, postdoct
Have you reached peak popularity? People have most friends at 25
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
tend to call fewer friends on their mobiles,' said Dr Sarah Gomillion, postdoctoral research fellow in social psychology, University of Aberdeen, who was not involved in the study. 'For one thing, older adults use mobile technology far less than... Read more
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International Business Times
Spanish slug: What is the arion vulgaris and how can you save your garden? across the country. "Maybe people are not too concerned about an endangered sl
Spanish slug: What is the arion vulgaris and how can you save your garden?
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
across the country. "Maybe people are not too concerned about an endangered slug species," Dr Leslie Noble of the University of Aberdeen told the Times: "But that invasive slug is going to produce lots more eggs. Gardeners are going to see... Read more
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International Business Times
Scottish elections 2016: How left-wing is the SNP? separate the party as part of a wider movement, and as a party of government,"
Scottish elections 2016: How left-wing is the SNP?
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
separate the party as part of a wider movement, and as a party of government," Dr Craig McAngus, a politics lecturer at the University of Aberdeen, told IBTimes UK. The Scottish independence movement tends to be more left-wing than wider society.... Read more
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Scotsman
Academic calls out Aberdeen club over men-only policymen-only clubs in Scotland, after receiving an invite to an exclusive lunch. D
Academic calls out Aberdeen club over men-only policy
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
men-only clubs in Scotland, after receiving an invite to an exclusive lunch. Dr Malcolm Harvey, a research fellow at the University of Aberdeen, snubbed the invitation from The Royal Northern and University Club (RNUC) and instead wrote a letter... Read more
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express
Tragic Army London Marathon runner was due to propose to girlfriend after racewas a Fire Support Team Commander with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery. H
Tragic Army London Marathon runner was due to propose to girlfriend after race
express / Posted 24 days ago
was a Fire Support Team Commander with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery. He gained two Masters degrees from the University of Aberdeen before competing his Army training at Sandhurst in 2010. He was based in Plymouth, Devon and had... Read more
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ESPN
Marathon runner's death prompts friends' pledgehero. Please share this page far and wide." Seath was from Arbroath in Scotlan
Marathon runner's death prompts friends' pledge
ESPN / Posted 28 days ago
hero. Please share this page far and wide." Seath was from Arbroath in Scotland and completed two masters degrees at the University of Aberdeen before joining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2009. Before the run he posted on his... Read more
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Christian Today
Does the gospel need to be liberated?idols of our times. David Smith is currently honorary lecturer in the School o
Does the gospel need to be liberated?
Christian Today / Posted 28 days ago
idols of our times. David Smith is currently honorary lecturer in the School of Divinity, Philosophy and History at the University of Aberdeen. He has written nine books, the latest of which is Liberating the Gospel: Translating the Message of... Read more
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express
Army commando who died running London Marathon to get minute's applausewas a Fire Support Team Commander with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery. H
Army commando who died running London Marathon to get minute's applause
express / Posted 29 days ago
was a Fire Support Team Commander with 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery. He gained two Masters degrees from the University of Aberdeen before competing his Army training at Sandhurst in 2010. He was based in Plymouth, Devon and had... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Money pours in for charity after death of military marathon runnera cause which was very important to him." Capt Seath, who was based in Plymout
Money pours in for charity after death of military marathon runner
EveningTimes Online / Posted 29 days ago
a cause which was very important to him." Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, completed two masters degrees at the University of Aberdeen before joining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2009. He leaves behind his parents, Libby and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Money pours in for charity after death of military marathon runnera cause which was very important to him." Capt Seath, who was based in Plymout
Money pours in for charity after death of military marathon runner
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
a cause which was very important to him." Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, completed two masters degrees at the University of Aberdeen before joining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2009. He leaves behind his parents, Libby and... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Marathon death fundraising approaches amazing £150,00029 Commando Regiment, had completed tours of duty in Afghanistan’s Helmand prov
Marathon death fundraising approaches amazing £150,000
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 29 days ago
29 Commando Regiment, had completed tours of duty in Afghanistan’s Helmand province. He held two Masters degrees from the University of Aberdeen and had performed charity work with visually-impaired veterans supported by the charity Royal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Could oily fish pills improve your teen's behaviour?to 52.4,' says Professor John Beattie, head of the micronutrients group at the
Could oily fish pills improve your teen's behaviour?
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
to 52.4,' says Professor John Beattie, head of the micronutrients group at the Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen, who studies the impact of nutrient deficiencies on health. Other experts say the study was too short... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Army officer who died during London Marathon 'lived life to the full'but that he later died in hospital. Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, com
Army officer who died during London Marathon 'lived life to the full'
Oxford Mail / Posted 30 days ago
but that he later died in hospital. Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, completed two masters degrees at the University of Aberdeen before joining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2009. Lieutenant Colonel Jon Cresswell,... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Army officer who died during London Marathon 'lived life to the full'but that he later died in hospital. Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, com
Army officer who died during London Marathon 'lived life to the full'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 30 days ago
but that he later died in hospital. Capt Seath, who was based in Plymouth, completed two masters degrees at the University of Aberdeen before joining the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2009. Lieutenant Colonel Jon Cresswell,... Read more
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