Fri, 21 Jan 2022 09:00:00 GMT
A new artwork by the Scottish artist David Mach for the University of Glasgow, celebrating the global reach of the Burns Supper and Scotland’s national bard, will be officially launched in virtual reality on Burns Night.
Thu, 13 Jan 2022 19:00:00 GMT
Researchers from the School of Geographical & Earth Sciences have contributed to a new study ¬of a Martian meteorite which could provide insights into the reactions that led to the building blocks of life on early Earth.
Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:00:00 GMT
The age of the oldest fossils in eastern Africa widely recognised as representing our species, Homo sapiens, has long been uncertain. Now, dating of a massive volcanic eruption in Ethiopia reveals they are much older than previously thought.
Wed, 05 Jan 2022 10:00:00 GMT
Librarians, academics, translators, and publishers, led by the University of Glasgow with funding from the Royal Society of Edinburgh, are to revive Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT) for future generations to enjoy.
Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:00:00 GMT
An international team of scientists and pharmaceutical collaborators have made a breakthrough ‘bench to bedside’ discovery, ten years in the making, which they hope will advance the future treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in patients
Mon, 22 Nov 2021 13:00:00 GMT
RACE, a University of Glasgow-led national centre for research into inflammatory arthritis, is proud to announce that all four of its partner University Rheumatology units – in Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Oxford – have been awarded five year EULAR Centre of Excellence status until either 2025 or 2026
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 01:00:00 GMT
People with multiple health conditions – known as multimorbidity – are at risk of unplanned admissions to hospital. Now, new research has found the rates of hospitalisation in these people are even higher if one of their conditions is chronic kidney disease
Wed, 17 Nov 2021 23:01:01 GMT
A new finds that low energy diets with formula meal replacements are the most effective methods of weight management and remission in adults with type 2 diabetes, while the macronutrient content is not important to outcomes
Tue, 16 Nov 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Wed, 10 Nov 2021 10:00:35 GMT
The players’ union is funding recruitment of a small number of former players to the ongoing PREVENT Dementia study, a collaboration between PFA Scotland and researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, designed to explore the risk factors associated with dementia in former footballers
Mon, 08 Nov 2021 19:00:00 GMT
A newly published extensive body of research into Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, has revealed new insights into the deadly parasitic disease that threatens the lives of millions of people in 36 sub-Saharan African countries
Tue, 26 Oct 2021 09:00:03 BST
Researchers involved in a major COVID-19 study – launched in Scotland earlier in the year to understand the long-term health of people who have had COVID-19 – are encouraging the public to participate if they receive a new invitation
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:17:00 BST
From the Clyde to ‘citizen scientists’: new competition celebrates innovative projects tackling climate change
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:00:00 BST
Twelve partnership teams, including one led by UofG academics, will showcase innovative projects tackling climate change in a live final at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow.
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 10:00:00 BST
Runaways London is led by literature charity Spread the Word, in partnership with the University of Glasgow and Ink Sweat & Tears Press. It is working with poets and artists to try and tell some of the stories of these freedom-seekers.
Tue, 12 Oct 2021 00:01:29 BST
A University of Glasgow spinout company has received a substantial multi-million Euro award from the European Union (EU) Malaria Fund, to extend their world-leading malaria research into a drug that will hopefully, one day, cure malaria and prevent the disease from spreading.
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:00:00 BST
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Mon, 04 Oct 2021 10:00:00 BST
Almost one-in-three people around the world will still be mainly using polluting cooking fuels and technologies– a major source of disease and environmental destruction and devastation – in 2030, new research warned.
Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:01:01 BST
People who had higher pre-pandemic levels of depression or anxiety have been more severely affected by disruption to jobs and healthcare during the pandemic, according to a new study co-led by University of Glasgow researchers.
Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:13 BST
Researchers have discovered a potential advancement in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), which they hope will one day offer an improved option for treating patients with this form of blood cancer
Tue, 28 Sep 2021 19:00:00 BST
£3.6m awarded for UofG-led project to transform digital exploration of community and citizen histories
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
A major £3.6m University of Glasgow-led research project that will use artificial intelligence to explore digital community heritage collections across the UK has been awarded £2.9m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Towards a National Collection programme to help create a unified virtual ‘national collection’.
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 00:50:00 BST
A new drug has shown promise in slowing the regrowth of tumours among some bowel cancer patients, according to new findings of a major trial run by researchers at UCL in collaboration with the Universities of Glasgow, Oxford, Leeds and Cardiff.
New Study to Look at South Asian Women’s Experiences of Domestic Abuse and Viable Pathways to Justice
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Researchers based at the University of Glasgow have launched a new study which will look at how South Asian women in Scotland get help for domestic abuse, and their experiences of the criminal justice system
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Why is the Delta variant so virulent ? Why did it surpass the Beta variant so quickly? An innovation by a GSA-University of Glasgow Masters graduate’s is set to help understand why certain variants dominate and have the impact they do.
Government investment supports creative methods to connect young people with climate change research
Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Mon, 06 Sep 2021 14:00:57 BST
A group of aquaculture researchers in Scotland is aiming to develop a simple and cost-effective mass testing tool that could significantly enhance fish health and wellbeing, by quickly and proactively detecting and differentiating between a range of cardiac conditions in salmon
Thu, 02 Sep 2021 19:00:44 BST
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 06:00:00 BST
A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination.