Fri, 24 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT
University of Glasgow scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lead a project that could transform pancreatic cancer trials in the UK, with patients being selected based on their individual tumour.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 11:27:00 GMT
Finnish-born PhD student Wilhelmiina Toivo, from the University’s School of Psychology, has won the Economic and Social Research Council’s 2016 -17 writing competition “Making Sense of Society”, in partnership with SAGE Publishing.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:00:00 GMT
Dr Alistair Fraser, a criminologist at the University of Glasgow, whose expertise focuses on youth culture and street gangs, has been selected by the BBC for the prestigious New Generation Thinkers list, featuring nine other UK academics.
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 13:51:00 GMT
Prof Tessa Holyoake, Professor of Experimental Haematology at the University of Glasgow’s Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, has been awarded the prestigious Rowley Prize by the International CML Foundation (iCMLf).
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Movers and shakers from the music industry will meet for a day event at the University of Glasgow to highlight the importance of the industry for jobs and and the economy.The one day event aims to highlight the career paths and opportunities available within the sector.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 GMT
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:49:00 GMT
World heritage experts to discuss how to bring the history of the Roman Antonine Wall to life through digital technology. Options include a coast-to-coast digital map of the wall, from the Clyde to the Forth, for visitors.
Wed, 01 Feb 2017 07:00:00 GMT
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 08:15:00 GMT
The Principal of the University, Professor Anton Muscatelli, has offered support to veterinary PhD student Dr Hamaseh Tayira after her transit from Costa Rica home to Scotland was blocked by new USA visa regulations because she holds an Iranian passport.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 14:40:00 GMT
A rare collection of printed song sheets from the time of Robert Burns, compiled in a book belonging to ‘Agnes Burns’ has been donated to the University of Glasgow’s Archives and Special Collections by a University graduate and businessman.
Professor Mandy MacLean named the 2017 recipient of the Reynold Spector Award in Clinical Pharmacology
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:33:00 GMT
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:30:00 GMT
The destruction of Aleppo has particular poignancy for Syrian refugee Mahmoud Amir Alagha. The postgraduate dental student knows his parents and one of his sisters have been living in the shadow of the bombardment. And even if they were not in what were the rebel-held parts of the city, he knows their lives have been fraught with danger.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 06:00:00 GMT
The Director of The Hunterian is to leave the University of Glasgow to take up a major new role in New Zealand. Professor David Gaimster will leave his job, which he has held for over 6 years, to become Director of the Auckland War Memorial Museum. He is expected to take up his new role in March.
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:00:00 GMT
A volunteer army of music lovers is being recruited to take part in the world's first ever live music census. For one night in March, organisers aim to track performances in cities across the country – from lone buskers to massed choirs, from pub gigs to stadium concerts.The UK census, conducted by the University of Edinburgh with support from the universities of Glasgow and Newcastle, aims to measure live music’s cultural and economic value to help inform policy.