• 18 Mar

    Glasgow to help train Africa’s next generation of scientists

    The University of Glasgow has secured £334,000 of funding to help train the next generation of African scientists.
  • 04 Mar

    Consensus statement: protecting endangered carnivores against infectious disease

    Experts agree that direct vaccination and enhanced surveillance are key actions needed to reduce infectious disease threats to the world's most endangered carnivores.
  • 02 Mar

    Classical music relaxes dogs in rehoming centres

    A study conducted by the Scottish SPCA and the University of Glasgow shows that music has a calming effect on dogs. The research, conducted by the charity's education and research manager Gilly Mendes Ferreira and PhD student Amy Bowman, involved testing two groups of dogs over two consecutive weeks at the Scottish SPCA’s Dumbarton & West of Scotland animal rescue and rehoming centre in Milton, West Dunbartonshire.
  • 24 Feb

    Professor Cleaveland collects OBE at Buckingham Palace

    Professor Sarah Cleaveland from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Glasgow received an OBE at an investiture at Buckingham Palace on 13 February. Professor Cleaveland was awarded the OBE for services to veterinary epidemiology by Princess Anne.
  • 06 Jan

    The Scottish Tropical Ecology & Biology Meeting (STEB 2015) 31st Jan

    We will be hosting the Scottish Tropical Ecology and Biology conference at the University of Glasgow on the 31st of January. We have an excellent line up of talks from researchers at all stages of their careers. A diverse range of topics will be covered, including: botany, bats, evolution, fish, behaviour, ornithology, physiology, herpetology, marine mammals and expedition planning.
  • 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.