New Coronavirus Toolkit allows for ‘open access’ of antibodies and genetic tools to further global research into COVID-19 variants
Thu, 25 Feb 2021 19:01:00 GMT
An international consortium, led by scientists in Scotland, have devised a Coronavirus Toolkit which gives researchers from across the world open access to materials, including antibodies and genetic tools, which can be easily and immediately ordered via an online portal – to further research into COVID-19.
Tue, 16 Feb 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Scottish and Dutch academics have carried out a comprehensive analysis of over 11,000 scientific articles to reveal insights in how urban sustainability approaches have evolved over the past 30 years and are likely to develop in the coming 50 years.
Mon, 15 Feb 2021 00:01:57 GMT
The University of Glasgow has entered into a research collaboration with pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company, that aims to discover and validate the next generation of drug targets for immunological diseases
Thu, 11 Feb 2021 01:00:00 GMT
Thu, 04 Feb 2021 16:00:00 GMT
A new type of quantum holography which uses entangled photons to overcome the limitations of conventional holographic approaches could lead to improved medical imaging and speed the advance of quantum information science.
Fri, 29 Jan 2021 07:00:00 GMT
Thu, 28 Jan 2021 15:55:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow today showcased the incredible work of the lab staff at the Glasgow Lighthouse Lab to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, recognising their vital part supporting the UK response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mon, 25 Jan 2021 10:00:00 GMT
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:30:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is joining a new national research project to study the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, which will be launched with £2.5 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
Tue, 12 Jan 2021 01:01:00 GMT
A large study of UK adults who consume alcohol regularly has found that different patterns of alcohol consumption – including drinking wine, consuming alcohol with food and spreading alcohol intake over three to four days – could be associated with a lesser risk of alcohol-related negative health outcomes such as death.
International travel key to the introduction and early undetected community transmission of COVID-19 in Scotland
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:30:11 GMT
Scientists sequencing virus samples from the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Scotland (and through the first wave) have found evidence of community transmission, driven by multiple introductions through international travel, as early as February 2020.
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 10:00:32 GMT
New research on the structure and dynamics of a branched form of DNA called a three-way junction could lead to more effectively targeted treatments for degenerative disorders like Huntington’s Disease, scientists say.
Thu, 07 Jan 2021 12:04:00 GMT
A new partnership between The Data Lab, the BBC and the University of Glasgow will research how the next generation of voice assistant technology can become a socially engaging conversational experience.
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 10:00:00 GMT
National Museums Scotland has been awarded a grant by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) to conduct a £1million research project into the Galloway Hoard, one of the most important UK archaeological finds of the century.
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 00:00:51 GMT
REACH-HF – is an award winning cardiac rehabilitation programme which helps people living with heart failure improve their quality of life from the comfort and safety of their own homes – is being rolled out in six NHS Scotland Health Boards from this month
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 09:00:00 GMT
A series of stories written by survivors of sexual assault and rape about their journeys through the criminal justice system have been published today (Monday 7 Dec) as part of the 16 Days of Action campaign
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 10:00:00 GMT
Mon, 07 Dec 2020 16:12:16 GMT
Last year, we invited you to take part in Nest Insight’s Money Matters survey. Your contribution helped Nest Insight and their research partners, Harvard University and the Money & Pensions Service, understand how people in the UK manage their money and feel about their financial wellbeing. They’re now running a follow up survey and we would like to invite you to take part again.
Fri, 04 Dec 2020 13:57:32 GMT
A pilot Crohn’s trial led by doctors at Glasgow’s Royal Hospital for Children and scientists at the University of Glasgow has seen remarkable results with 60% of patients entering remission after just eight weeks, giving hope to patients across the country.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 00:01:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has pledged to go ‘further and faster’ in its response to the climate emergency with a raft of new commitments, including a target for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:00:53 GMT
The Scottish Arts and Humanities Alliance (SAHA) has been launched with the aim of enhancing public and governmental understanding of the intellectual, creative, social, and economic contribution of arts and humanities to Scottish society.
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 09:00:00 GMT
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 23:05:00 GMT
If you think getting your cat to the veterinarian is tricky, a new study – led by Cornell Wildlife Health Center, the University of Glasgow and the Wildlife Conservation Society; and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – has revealed that vaccination of endangered Amur (Siberian) tigers is the only practical strategy to protect them from a dangerous disease in their natural habitat in the Russian Far East.
Firth of Clyde a ‘key source’ of juvenile whiting, supplying the wider Scottish west coast and Irish Sea fisheries
Fri, 20 Nov 2020 06:44:00 GMT
Wed, 04 Nov 2020 00:01:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has received funding to repurpose drugs that are currently used to treat some parasitic diseases in humans – Sleeping Sickness, Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis – to manage amoebic gill disease in Atlantic salmon
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 08:25:00 GMT
Infectious disease emergence is often the result of a pathogen entering a new host species, as highlighted by COVID-19. However, most cross-species transmissions fail to establish in the newly-infected species.
Policy-critical recommendations on mental health, welfare conditionality and employment just launched
Mon, 02 Nov 2020 15:00:00 GMT
UofG scholars in partnership with social security and mental health experts have launched a series of recommendations to help support people with mental health problems in entering, maintaining, and returning to work.
Thu, 29 Oct 2020 00:01:00 GMT
The publication of a new catalogue of gravitational wave detections from the LIGO Scientific Collaboration and the Virgo Collaboration is providing valuable new insight into the workings of the universe.
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:30:00 GMT
During the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland, whilst the absolute risk remained low, patient-facing healthcare workers were at three-fold higher risk of hospitalisation with COVID-19 than the general population, according to new research.
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 00:01:08 GMT
Fears that people with high blood pressure are more at risk from severe Covid-19 because it is easier for the virus to enter their cells and tissues have been laid to rest, thanks to research by an international team of scientists
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 10:00:00 BST
Leading academics from the University of Glasgow have joined forces with SCCS, the UK’s largest grouping of carbon capture and storage (CCS) scientists, to strengthen climate action through targeted research.
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 00:00:00 BST
A University of Glasgow-led national centre for research into inflammatory arthritis is proud to announce it has awarded 12 PhDs in its first round of funding, creating a new cadre of young scientists trained in pathogenesis research to fight arthritis