• 10 Nov

    Major funding for our 'One Health’ research coalition is officially launched

    Researchers in our Institute, together with Glasgow collaborators, have won three grants worth £4.5m to study diseases that are transmitted from animals to humans. The grants are all part of The Zoonoses in Emerging Livestock Systems (ZELS) programme, which were officially launched on 10th November 2014. ZELS is funded by the UK Department for International Development and the UK Research Councils.
  • 03 Nov

    Industry award presented to Profs Maureen Bain and Sally Solomon

    CONGRATULATIONS to Profs Maureen Bain and Sally Solomon (retired from Faculty of Vet) on receiving the Howie and Dennis Surgenor Cup for outstanding contribution to the Scottish poultry industry.
  • 18 Oct

    Photo-SCENE competition 2014

    GNHS and the Institute is organising a photographic competition this year with the aim to promote an interest in natural history and the work of the Institute, promote a greater linkage between GNHS and the Institute, and to provide photographs useful for publicity. £800 of prizes are available and winning entries will be published in the Glasgow Naturalist.
  • 02 Oct

    Glasgow in the world top 50 for Life Sciences

    The University of Glasgow - and its Life Sciences - have again come out highly in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. These rankings are based on the combined research and teaching strength of institutes of higher education across the world. The rankings for 2014-15 put the University of Glasgow in the top 100 - and its Life Sciences are again ranked in the top 50 (and 7th in the UK).
  • 21 Oct

    GARNER: Official launch, Nov 20, 2014

    On November 20, 2014 at 5:30pm, please join us for the official launch of the Glasgow Ageing Researcher NEtwoRk (GARNER). The launch will begin with an introduction to GARNER by Professor Pat Monaghan and an inaugural lecture by Professor Abraham Aviv, from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, in the Yudowitz Lecture Theatre. Following the seminar, you are invited to join us for a wine reception in the atrium of the Wolfson Medical School Building.
  • 30 Sep

    The 5th Boyd Orr Symposium: From viral genotype to phenotype, Thurs 23rd Oct

    The Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health is hosting its 5th Boyd Orr Symposium entitled “From viral genotype to phenotype” on Thursday 23rd October 2014. This will be a one day meeting consisting of talks covering the full spectrum of variation in viral genotype, phenotype and relationships between the two, with sessions on pathogen-host relationships and disease emergence, variation in viral antigenicity and virulence, and viral genomics within-host to across landscapes.
  • 21 Aug

    Introduction to Microbiota Research, Monday 29 September

    This will be a day of interesting and informative talks from experts in the field about getting started in microbiota research, and the current work ongoing in Glasgow. Registration required.
  • 26 Aug

    New season: Institute seminars 2014-15

    A new season of Institute seminars will begin on 10th September 2014. The seminars will alternate between the Gilmorehill and Garscube campuses and feature some great external speakers.