News in brief

Published: 6 May 2020

News in brief from across the campus

An online seminar by the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

12 May 2020
3.00-4.00pm (London time)

The Director of the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR) will outline the prospects for the UK and world economy in light of the Covid-19 crisis, at this online seminar. Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, will introduce this event.

The Business School's Economics subject has recently formed a strategic partnership with NIESR.

The analysis will be suitable for students and academic staff interested in understanding the scale of the economic crisis we face.

(NIESR) was established in 1938 and is the country’s pre-eminent independent academic research institute normally working out of its Westminster offices, but currently in virtual space. The Institute’s May 2020 Review will be published by Cambridge University Press on 29th April.

500 places are available for this seminar and you can register via Eventbrite.


2020 Leverhulme Research Fellowships published

Four members of UofG staff have been awarded Research Fellowships.

  • Dr Angela Busse, James Watt School of Engineering
  • Dr Sarah Croke, Senior Lecturer, School of Physics & Astronomy
  • Professor Nicholas A Hill, Simson Chair of Mathematics, School of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Professor Dmitri Vinogradov, Professor of Finance

A full list is available on the Leverhulme Trust website.

First published: 6 May 2020