Mon, 27 Nov 2023 09:12:00 GMT
To help boost Scottish productivity and prosperity, the University of Glasgow has joined forces with the Scottish Productivity Forum and Productivity Club Scotland to deliver a programme of research and practical action.
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 09:35:00 GMT
Thu, 23 Nov 2023 11:44:00 GMT
A new report, led by UofG housing experts, exposes the intricate challenges hindering the adoption of heat pumps in the UK. Only 55,000 installations are occurring yearly as of mid-2023, considerably behind the UK government's annual target of 600,000.
Tue, 21 Nov 2023 14:39:00 GMT
Female charity workers, who supported vulnerable women throughout and beyond the pandemic, experienced high levels of psychological distress, a new study by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research has found.
Fri, 17 Nov 2023 00:01:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow and Kadans Science Partner, supported by Scottish Enterprise, are delighted to announce the construction of a new Health Innovation Hub in Govan, setting the stage for a thriving life sciences cluster in the area
Mon, 02 Oct 2023 11:17:00 BST
A UofG project that’s increasing community resilience and enhancing the capacity of residents of flood-prone areas in Brazil to take protective action has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize, in the Outstanding Societal Impact category.
Tue, 14 Nov 2023 09:00:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow’s Professor Mike Lean, along with his long-time collaborator Professor Roy Taylor from Newcastle University, have been awarded the 2024 Rank Prize for Nutrition for transforming the lives of thousands with their groundbreaking work on dietary approaches to type 2 diabetes remission
UofG spin-out Glox Therapeutics Secures £4.3M Seed Funding to Develop Precision Antimicrobials Targeting Drug-resistant Bacteria
Tue, 14 Nov 2023 01:00:00 GMT
Glox Therapeutics, a spin-out company from the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford pioneering the development of precision antibiotic therapies based on naturally occurring bacteriocins, today announced it has raised £4.3M in seed funding to develop effective targeted therapeutics against antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria.
Wed, 08 Nov 2023 10:03:00 GMT
Academics at the University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Environmental Sustainability have contributed to the world's first mapping of climate change adaptation, which finds that systematic networking has been insufficient.
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 10:21:00 GMT
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 07:00:32 GMT
Professor Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the School of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health at the University of Glasgow, has been appointed as the UK Government’s new Obesity Mission Chair.
Fri, 03 Nov 2023 08:30:00 GMT
With the help of University of Glasgow researchers, SP Energy Networks is trialling AI technology to better pinpoint potential faults on the electricity network caused by severe weather and help ensure equipment and engineers are on hand to tackle problems – even before they happen.
Thu, 02 Nov 2023 08:00:00 GMT
After a two-year project, the Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT), which records Scottish literature in translation, has been revitalised and given a new digital home that can be accessed from across the globe.
Wed, 01 Nov 2023 15:24:00 GMT
Tue, 31 Oct 2023 10:00:40 GMT
A major international brain autopsy study of women who had experienced intimate partner violence reveals substantial damage in the brain, but no evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative disease recognized among contact sports athletes who sustain repeated head trauma
Tue, 31 Oct 2023 08:00:00 GMT
Now Die Moorsoldaten (The Peat Bog Soldiers) will be the first EP, in the original German and English, by The Tenementals, a band of academics and musicians who came together to delve into the history of Glasgow through the power of music.
Sat, 21 Oct 2023 10:09:00 BST
Humanitarian and academic Professor Alison Phipps OBE, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow, has been awarded an honorary D.Litt from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Thu, 19 Oct 2023 08:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow and Glasgow Clyde College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a bid to work closer on ambitious projects to boost productivity, growth and inclusion across the region.
Wed, 18 Oct 2023 08:04:00 BST
Cecilia Rouse, who served as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers for President Joe Biden’s Government, questioned the role of the public sector in the economy at the third and final Hunter Foundation Lecture of Adam Smith’s tercentenary year.
Tue, 17 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
Researchers say they have found “definitive” archaeological evidence that seaweeds and other local freshwater plants were eaten in the Mesolithic, through the Neolithic transition to farming and into the Early Middle Ages.
Fri, 13 Oct 2023 01:00:00 BST
A team of European researchers has developed a new test that can accurately measure biological aging in a clinical setting. The discovery was made while studying patients for the aging effects of chronic kidney disease
Thu, 12 Oct 2023 13:47:54 BST
The PancAim project, which aims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve Pancreatic Cancer treatment, will soon realise the broad implementation of a novel AI algorithm for earlier detection of the disease on CT.
Wed, 11 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
How we grow old gracefully – and whether we can do anything to slow down the process – has long been a fascination of humanity. However, despite continued research the answer to how we can successfully combat ageing still remains elusive.
Wed, 11 Oct 2023 23:30:00 BST
A global team of experts, including Professor Sarah Cleaveland from the University of Glasgow, are to design an action plan on how to reduce the risks of virus transmission between animals and humans – the origin of most pandemics.
Mon, 09 Oct 2023 06:00:00 BST
Thu, 05 Oct 2023 16:00:33 BST
Scientists have discovered new insights into how our brain stores episodic memories – a type of long-term, conscious memory of a previous experience – which could be critical to the development of new neuroprosthetic devices to help patients with memory problems, like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Wed, 04 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
An international team of researchers has developed a new theoretical framework that bridges physics and biology to provide a unified approach for understanding how complexity and evolution emerge in nature.
Mon, 02 Oct 2023 11:00:00 BST
Thu, 28 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
Sensor specialist startup Neuranics has secured a £1.9 million investment led by Par Equity. GU Holdings Ltd, the investment company for the University of Glasgow, Old College Capital, the University of Edinburgh’s venture investment fund, and London-based Creator Fund, who back scientific founding teams, also participated in the pre-seed round.
Wed, 27 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
A new series of supercomputer simulations has offered an answer to the mystery of the origins of Saturn’s rings - one that involves a massive collision in the recent history of the 4.5 billion-year-old Solar System.
Tue, 26 Sep 2023 08:58:00 BST
The cost of living crisis is set to cut lives short and significantly widen the wealth and health gap between the richest and poorest sectors of society in Scotland and the UK, suggests a new modelling study, co-authored by the UofG’s Professor Gerry McCartney.
Thu, 21 Sep 2023 23:30:00 BST
Children’s mental health worsened across the board in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the steepest decline was experienced by those from wealthier families - with employed parents or from higher income households
More should be done to promote Scotland globally ‘beyond the tartan’ but positive signs of collaboration between governments, MPs find.
Wed, 13 Sep 2023 12:00:47 BST
Tue, 12 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
A pioneering programme which is bringing affordable, reliable and portable diagnostics for multiple diseases to sub-Saharan Africa is set to be presented at an event linked to the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Fri, 08 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are part of a new national research hub which will help to upgrade and decarbonise the UK’s complex and interconnected national, regional and local transport infrastructures and to adapt to the effects of climate change.
Mon, 04 Sep 2023 12:25:00 BST
Young people’s understanding of the ideas of the founder of modern economics is set to improve, thanks to a resource about Adam Smith created by The Economist Educational Foundation and the University of Glasgow.
Mon, 28 Aug 2023 07:00:00 BST
Using AI to interpret images from a handheld ultrasound device is comparable at detecting how well the heart pumps as the gold-standard of diagnosis currently used in the NHS. The breakthrough new findings suggest that the use of AI could significantly speed up heart failure diagnosis waiting times.
Thu, 24 Aug 2023 11:57:00 BST
Professor Chris Pearce, Vice Principal for Research and Knowledge Exchange at the University of Glasgow, and Councillor Susan Aitken, Leader of Glasgow City Council, hosted a roundtable bringing together key leaders from across academia and the public and private sectors with civic society.
Tue, 22 Aug 2023 10:00:00 BST
Fruit flies and humans don’t just share a love of fruit in the warm summer months. We also share key genetic features, which scientists have been able to take advantage of in new research to better understand how diet affects health
Fri, 11 Aug 2023 10:26:00 BST
The University of Glasgow this week welcomed a delegation of politicians to the Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre at the Garscube Campus to showcase the cutting-edge research taking place in the School of Cancer Sciences and the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research.
Mon, 14 Aug 2023 05:01:00 BST
Known for their striking yellow breast feathers and distinctive song, great tits are a common sight in gardens and countryside alike. Now, new research has revealed that some great tits may be more brightly coloured that others, with urban birds found to have paler plumage than their countryside counterparts
Fri, 04 Aug 2023 09:43:00 BST
Research carried out by the UofG’s School of Law and Ipsos Scotland on the adoption and use of remote hearings during the COVID-19 pandemic reveals a diverse range of views on the perceived impacts on stakeholders, with no consistent opinion on their effect or continued use.
Wed, 02 Aug 2023 09:00:00 BST
The funding will be used to accelerate the growth of the company and performance of its breakthrough technology platform. Chemify’s technology platform enables optimal molecular designs for biological and industrial requirements, faster manufacturing at experimental scale of target molecules, libraries of complex scaffolds, and the assembly of otherwise unmakeable molecules and materials.
Tue, 25 Jul 2023 12:00:00 BST
Researchers from the School of Physics & Astronomy are lending their support to construction of the largest-ever solar telescope built in Europe, designed to provide unparalleled insight into the phenomena of space weather.
Thu, 13 Jul 2023 11:08:00 BST
Understanding Animal Research (UAR), an organisation that promotes open communications about animal research, has today published a list of the ten organisations that carry out the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary, and scientific research – in Great Britain.
Wed, 12 Jul 2023 19:00:00 BST
A new study, which included a third of young males in youth offender institutes in Scotland, has found that 80% have a history of significant head injury with many exposed to repeated head injuries over time.
Mon, 10 Jul 2023 10:00:45 BST
Thu, 06 Jul 2023 16:00:00 BST
Updated data from the ongoing OCTAVE study show, for the first time, the real-world vaccine responses and infection outcomes in clinically at-risk patients with a range of immunocompromised or immunosuppressed conditions.
Thu, 29 Jun 2023 19:00:00 BST
Wed, 28 Jun 2023 16:00:00 BST
Understanding the genetic make-up of currently circulating avian flu strains may offer one of the best lines of defence against widespread human transmission. This is, according to new research which has found a key human gene responsible for blocking most avian flu viruses from spilling over into people
UofG to be part of new research platform set to transform treatment of traumatic brain injury in the UK
Wed, 28 Jun 2023 00:01:27 BST
The University of Glasgow will be part of a £9.5m research platform announced by the Medical Research Council (MRC) today, which is set to transform the way survivors of traumatic brain injury are diagnosed and treated in the UK.
Mon, 26 Jun 2023 15:45:00 BST
Academics at the University of Glasgow have shared a report that explores how approaches from the arts and humanities can advance a people-centred, place-led approach that puts lived experiences at the heart of policies and practices.
Fri, 23 Jun 2023 00:01:00 BST
A new ground-breaking e-learning module, designed and developed by the University of Glasgow and funded by the Scottish Government, is being launched to enable and empower organisations and people from across Scotland to provide a compassionate and effective response to people in distress.
Wed, 21 Jun 2023 10:00:00 BST
A national report, carried out every four years in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO), presenting data on adolescent health and wellbeing has provided a special focus insight into young people’s mental health in Scotland.
Mon, 19 Jun 2023 10:00:00 BST
The University of Glasgow joins partners from across Africa and Europe in the formation of vital new Clusters of Research Excellence, established by the African Research Universities Alliance (ARUA) and The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities (The Guild).
Sun, 18 Jun 2023 11:00:00 BST
Over 200 years after the 1815 battle, an account by Thomas Ker, a Scottish merchant living in Brussels at the time, is being published for the first time in honour of his wishes to see his account go into print.
Wed, 14 Jun 2023 18:00:00 BST
Fri, 09 Jun 2023 00:01:32 BST
Scientists from across the UK are hoping to learn how they can better predict leukaemia (blood cancer) occurrence, as well as develop improved drug screening pathways to treat the disease, through a major funding boost worth £12million.
Wed, 31 May 2023 00:01:00 BST
The majority of fish populations in the sea are responding to global warming by relocating towards colder waters nearer the north and south poles, according to the latest research on the impact of climate change on our oceans.
Fri, 26 May 2023 13:01:00 BST
The University of Glasgow was delighted to welcome Scotland’s First Minister Humza Yousaf to its new Clarice Pears Building today to learn more about the University’s commitment to addressing health inequalities through its research and civic engagement.
Fri, 26 May 2023 07:00:00 BST
The legacy of John Boyd Orr – the first scientist to show that there was a link between poverty, poor diet and ill health, and is the founding father of modern nutrition sciences – has been celebrated with the unveiling of a blue plaque at the University of Glasgow
Wed, 24 May 2023 09:30:00 BST
An international clinical trial, which involved experts from Glasgow, has concluded that anticoagulation treatment could be safely started earlier than current recommended guidelines in patients following ischemic stroke with atrial fibrillation
Futuristic video game uses the power of Minoritised Ethnic voices to tell the story of a sustainable Scotland
Thu, 18 May 2023 12:39:00 BST
Thu, 18 May 2023 09:00:00 BST
A collaboration led by the University of Glasgow has been awarded £2.5m from the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to help tackle complex health and social care issues by providing research-based evidence to support important decision-making across the four UK nations
Thu, 27 Apr 2023 18:00:00 BST
Findings from a first of its kind survey comparing public attitudes in England and Scotland concerning traditional foreign policy questions have been shared at an event hosted by the Scottish Global Affairs Council at the University of Glasgow.
Wed, 26 Apr 2023 18:00:00 BST
Researchers trialing a higher dose of treatment in patients with mesothelioma, as part of the SYSTEMS-2 clinical trial, found a significant increase in life expectancy in the patients who received the higher dose of radiotherapy, according to preliminary results announced at the British Thoracic Oncology Group’s (BTOG) annual conference.
Wed, 26 Apr 2023 12:00:25 BST
Researchers at the University of Glasgow’s School of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Health have been awarded €1.24m from UKRI/Horizon Europe, as part of a large European study focused on improving the diagnosis and management of hypertension
Wed, 26 Apr 2023 08:14:00 BST
A new study by a University of Glasgow-led research centre has found that the UK housing sector is lagging over 30% behind neighbouring countries when it comes to the adoption of heat pumps, despite their enormous potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide cost savings for households.
Mon, 24 Apr 2023 09:00:00 BST
UofG to lead national surveillance programme for mosquitoes and their pathogens in wake of climate change
Thu, 20 Apr 2023 08:00:00 BST
The University of Glasgow – in collaboration with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) and UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (UKCEH) – has been awarded a £1.25m grant aimed at improving our understanding of how climate change could increase the risk of mosquito-borne disease in Scotland, and enhance our preparedness.
Thu, 20 Apr 2023 09:00:00 BST
Glasgow-based engineering company MR CoilTech has been awarded globally-recognised ISO accreditation from the British Standards Institution (BSI) for the design, development and production of medical devices, in partnership with the University of Glasgow and InnoScot Health.
Wed, 19 Apr 2023 00:01:21 BST
New findings from a three-year extension of the landmark Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial (DiRECT) have revealed that nearly a quarter of participants who were in remission from type 2 diabetes at two years in the original trial remained in remission at five years
Thu, 06 Apr 2023 19:00:00 BST
Children who are exclusively breastfed or fed a mix of formula and breastmilk for the first six to eight weeks of life are at lower risk of having special educational need and learning disabilities, according to a new study
Mon, 03 Apr 2023 08:30:00 BST
Strong evidence that AAV2 and underlying genetic predisposition played a key role in child hepatitis cases
Thu, 30 Mar 2023 16:00:00 BST
There is now strong evidence that the virus AAV2, alongside an underlying genetic predisposition, played a key role in cases of acute hepatitis in children, according to a new study published in Nature – the first detailed research investigation into the worldwide outbreak
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 23:30:00 BST
The lower prevalence of people having condomless sex with multiple or new partners during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, was still evident one year after Britain’s first lockdown, finds a new study led by researchers at UCL and the University of Glasgow
Mon, 27 Mar 2023 09:00:00 BST
Academics at the Centre for Fantasy and the Fantastic are celebrating Tolkien’s Glasgow connection with a special event to mark the 70th anniversary of Tolkien’s Sir Gawain and the Green Knight lecture at UofG.
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 09:16:00 GMT
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 00:05:06 GMT
New research has debunked the idea that there is an “obesity paradox”, whereby patients with heart failure who are overweight or obese are thought to be less likely to end up in hospital or die than people of normal weight
Tue, 21 Mar 2023 00:01:00 GMT
Wed, 15 Mar 2023 00:01:00 GMT
The “long and painful” legacy of asbestos in Scotland is to be tackled with a £2.1m Cancer Research UK grant to the University of Glasgow aimed at solving why it can take decades for exposure to the fibrous mineral to develop into cancer.
Tue, 14 Mar 2023 10:00:00 GMT
A study has characterised the factors that cause the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to invest resources into reproduction – to maximise transmission to other hosts – or replication – to ensure survival within its current human host
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 16:00:00 GMT
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 09:30:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is to host two of three new collaborative research alliances in Scotland, with a focus on two of the biggest challenges currently for world health: nutrition and food security, and lifelong brain health
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 08:30:00 GMT
Professor Sheila Rowan has been honoured with the Philip Leverhulme Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding research in gravitational physics and unstinting contribution to the physics community.
Wed, 08 Mar 2023 15:35:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has been awarded funding to establish a unique law clinic designed to increase access to justice in Scotland for complainers in sexual offences cases, through the provision of independent legal advice and representation by practising Scottish solicitors, without charge.
Thu, 09 Feb 2023 09:01:00 GMT
Research by the University of Glasgow has informed the creation of the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction, a new annual book prize that will further amplify female voices, whilst celebrating books that inform, challenge, disrupt, and offer solace and connection.
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 09:15:00 GMT
Domestic abuse allegations and convictions of parents who have perpetrated abuse are not being adequately captured by Scottish civil courts during child contact hearings, a new study by the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh Napier has found.
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 10:00:00 GMT
An astonishing discovery found at a 13th century Scottish castle has shed new light on the day-to-day domestic life of Robert Burns and his family, academics at the University of Glasgow have revealed.
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 10:07:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has launched its Adam Smith Tercentenary celebrations with an event at the Scottish Parliament. Politicians, academics and leaders came together to hear more about the life and legacy of the founder of modern economics, and the exciting activities that are taking place both at the University and around the world to mark this important event in Scotland’s calendar.
Thu, 19 Jan 2023 09:00:27 GMT
REACH-HF, an award-winning cardiac rehabilitation programme which helps people living with heart failure improve their quality of life from the convenience and safety of their own homes, should be rolled out across Scotland, according to a new study
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 12:00:00 GMT
Two academics from the University of Glasgow are among the first members of the new UK Young Academy – a network of early career researchers and professionals established to help tackle local and global issues and promote meaningful change.
Wed, 21 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
The Scottish Ambulance Service and the University of Glasgow have entered into a new strategic partnership that will see the two prominent organisations collaborate in order to address key healthcare challenges
Mon, 19 Dec 2022 10:06:00 GMT
UofG academics at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) have led on improving police engagement with victim-survivors for a project that aims to bring about significant improvements in the criminal justice system’s response to rape.
Glasgow scientists discover key to supercharging immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:00:00 GMT