Early age of type 1 diabetes diagnosis linked to greater heart risks and shorter life expectancy, compared to later diagnosis
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:01:00 BST
Life-expectancy for individuals with younger-onset disease is on average 16 years shorter compared to people without diabetes, and 10 years shorter for those diagnosed at an older age, according to new research.
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:14:00 BST
Two new University of Glasgow projects aimed at improving equality, diversity and inclusion within engineering and the physical sciences have received funding support from by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 12:35:00 BST
Authenticating historic manuscripts can be a complicated and at times destructive process, with parts of the paper or ink damaged. However, a cross-disciplinary team of researchers from the University of Glasgow have found a novel way to accurately authenticate ancient documents in a minimally destructive way.
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 09:13:00 BST
Syrian refugees have higher levels of unemployment than UK citizens, are often overqualified for work they do find, and are being underserved by current British immigration policy despite their eagerness to contribute to society, new research reveals.
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:48:00 BST
The University of Glasgow’s pioneering work in Precision Medicine has been hailed by the new Scottish Government Innovation Minister Ivan McKee as playing a key role in developing Scotland’s profile internationally – while contributing to inclusive economic growth at home.
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 06:00:00 BST
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:00:00 BST
As the University of Glasgow today celebrates summer graduation in Dumfries a new report on the economic impact of the University Campus shows that it generates up to £14 million every year for the regional economy.
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 11:14:00 BST
In the largest ever trial of an intervention to treat people with multiple long-term conditions (multimorbidity) in primary care, researchers at the Universities of Glasgow, Bristol, Manchester, and Dundee found that the patient-centred approach taken improved patients’ experience of their care but did not improve their health-related quality of life. This is a challenge to current thinking on which UK and international guidelines are based.
Wed, 27 Jun 2018 13:29:00 BST
A group of international education experts, including the University of Glasgow’s Professor Chris Chapman – Director of Policy Scotland and Chair in Educational Policy and Practices - has published its first report.
Mon, 25 Jun 2018 08:00:00 BST
Researchers at the University identified 19 additional names to be added to the Roll of Honour later this year by using digital resources and confirmed their connection to the University using student records held by Archives.
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 08:00:00 BST
New research conducted by the universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow suggests that a post-Brexit Scotland is likely to find itself losing out on much-needed low-skilled migrant labour from the European Economic Area (EEA) to English-speaking countries.
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:00:00 BST
In what is thought to be the first major European partnership to be agreed by any UK Higher Education institution since the referendum on Brexit, the University of Glasgow has entered into a formal collaboration with Leuphana University of Lüneburg.
Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:00:00 BST
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:00:00 BST
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 10:04:00 BST
University of Glasgow physicists are celebrating the latest groundbreaking observation from the ATLAS collaboration at CERN in Geneva: the observation of Higgs bosons produced together with a top quark pair.
Fri, 01 Jun 2018 09:43:00 BST
The University of Glasgow is to launch an innovative scheme that will equip selected medical students with the requisite skills and experience to become the next generation of leaders of Primary Care in Scotland.
Can you help us? UofG asks for input into online survey supporting our Science & Innovation Audit on Precision Medicine
Thu, 24 May 2018 12:27:00 BST
The University of Glasgow is leading a Science & Innovation Audit (SIA) for Scotland, on behalf of BEIS, on Precision Medicine. Precision Medicine & Chronic Diseases is one of the University’s six ‘Research Beacons’, where Glasgow is driving international research excellence and delivering benefits for both patients and the Scottish economy.
Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00:00 BST
Time spent watching TV or looking at a computer screen during leisure time – termed discretionary screen time – has been associated with higher risk of mortality and cardiovascular disease in a new large-scale study
Wed, 02 May 2018 13:34:00 BST
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:00 BST
The University of Glasgow is awarding 23 honorary doctorates this summer to leading figures in the arts, broadcasting, music, science, medicine and law in recognition of outstanding achievements and contributions.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 14:26:00 BST
A new study co-authored by Daniel Streiker, from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, and led by researchers from Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, describes a new DNA method to efficiently screen many vampire bat blood meal and faecal samples with a high success rate and thereby determine which animals the vampire bats have fed on blood from.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 06:00:00 BST
A new computer programme developed by scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow can assess whole brain deterioration and help predict cognitive function after stroke up to ten times more accurately than current methods.
Fri, 13 Apr 2018 07:00:00 BST
Recommended alcohol limits in many countries should be lowered to around 100g/week for men and women, according to an analysis of data from nearly 600,000 current drinkers in 19 countries, published today in The Lancet.
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 07:00:00 BST
From the emotional burden of immigration and integration, to the science of developing emotionally intelligent social robots, understanding how and why we feel angry, joyful, or terrified can tell scientists a lot about who we are, what pushes our emotional buttons, and how emotion influences our behaviours.
Tue, 27 Mar 2018 08:15:00 BST
People who have served in the Armed Forces are more likely to suffer from peripheral arterial disease - clogged arteries in their legs - than people who have never been in the military, according to a study by the University of Glasgow.
Fri, 23 Mar 2018 11:46:00 GMT
Treatment-resistance in patients with one of the most aggressive types of blood cancer may be overcome by combining a new targeted drug called venetoclax with chemotherapy, researchers at the University of Glasgow have shown.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:10:00 GMT
The idea that it might be possible to be overweight or obese but not at increased risk of heart disease, otherwise known as the “obesity paradox”, has been challenged by a study of nearly 300,000 people published in in the European Heart Journal.
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:15:00 GMT
A new type of flexible, wearable sensor could help people with chronic conditions like diabetes avoid the discomfort of regular pin-prick blood tests by monitoring the chemical composition of their sweat instead.
Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:08:00 GMT
Scotland’s marine ecosystems may be more sensitive to carbon dioxide than previously thought, and could be damaged irreparably by the CO2 ‘pulses’ created by industrial activities, land run off or natural tidal processes.
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:26:00 GMT
People with learning disabilities are suffering from a far greater number of illnesses than had been previously understood, adding to concerns that life-threatening conditions are being routinely missed.
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 09:00:00 GMT
Robert Burns hid his radical and progressive political views “in plain view” while working for the Crown during the turbulent years of the late 18th century, a leading expert on Scotland’s national bard will reveal.
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:16:00 GMT
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have been awarded £875K from the MRC to lead a multi-centre, international research project to better understand the cause of brain bleeding in patients who have had a stroke.
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 14:00:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow was delighted to welcome First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to the Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital today – offering an insight into one of the key sectors in which Scotland has the potential to truly lead the world.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:42:00 GMT
There has been a massive spike in football shirt advertising by betting companies leading to public health concerns, research by the University of Glasgow and Healthy Stadia published today (18 January 2018) has revealed.
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 09:15:00 GMT
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) reveals that both type 2 (T2D) and type 1 diabetes (T1D) are associated with complications during pregnancy including stillbirths and emergency Caesarean sections, as well as increasing the risk of infant mortality.
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 10:14:00 BST
Scientists and veterinarians from the University of Glasgow have successfully saved the leg of a two-year-old Munsterlander dog named Eva from amputation using medical technology funded by Sir Bobby Charlton’s landmine charity, Find A Better Way.