Wed, 24 Nov 2021 16:00:00 GMT
An international team of scientists and pharmaceutical collaborators have made a breakthrough ‘bench to bedside’ discovery, ten years in the making, which they hope will advance the future treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease in patients
Mon, 22 Nov 2021 13:00:00 GMT
RACE, a University of Glasgow-led national centre for research into inflammatory arthritis, is proud to announce that all four of its partner University Rheumatology units – in Birmingham, Glasgow, Newcastle and Oxford – have been awarded five year EULAR Centre of Excellence status until either 2025 or 2026
Fri, 19 Nov 2021 01:00:00 GMT
People with multiple health conditions – known as multimorbidity – are at risk of unplanned admissions to hospital. Now, new research has found the rates of hospitalisation in these people are even higher if one of their conditions is chronic kidney disease
Wed, 17 Nov 2021 23:01:01 GMT
A new finds that low energy diets with formula meal replacements are the most effective methods of weight management and remission in adults with type 2 diabetes, while the macronutrient content is not important to outcomes
Tue, 16 Nov 2021 09:00:00 GMT
Wed, 10 Nov 2021 10:00:35 GMT
The players’ union is funding recruitment of a small number of former players to the ongoing PREVENT Dementia study, a collaboration between PFA Scotland and researchers at the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, designed to explore the risk factors associated with dementia in former footballers
Mon, 08 Nov 2021 19:00:00 GMT
A newly published extensive body of research into Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT), also known as sleeping sickness, has revealed new insights into the deadly parasitic disease that threatens the lives of millions of people in 36 sub-Saharan African countries
Tue, 26 Oct 2021 09:00:03 BST
Researchers involved in a major COVID-19 study – launched in Scotland earlier in the year to understand the long-term health of people who have had COVID-19 – are encouraging the public to participate if they receive a new invitation
Fri, 22 Oct 2021 11:17:00 BST
From the Clyde to ‘citizen scientists’: new competition celebrates innovative projects tackling climate change
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 11:00:00 BST
Twelve partnership teams, including one led by UofG academics, will showcase innovative projects tackling climate change in a live final at COP26, the United Nations Climate Change conference in Glasgow.
Wed, 20 Oct 2021 10:00:00 BST
Runaways London is led by literature charity Spread the Word, in partnership with the University of Glasgow and Ink Sweat & Tears Press. It is working with poets and artists to try and tell some of the stories of these freedom-seekers.
Tue, 12 Oct 2021 00:01:29 BST
A University of Glasgow spinout company has received a substantial multi-million Euro award from the European Union (EU) Malaria Fund, to extend their world-leading malaria research into a drug that will hopefully, one day, cure malaria and prevent the disease from spreading.
Thu, 07 Oct 2021 16:00:00 BST
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Mon, 04 Oct 2021 10:00:00 BST
Almost one-in-three people around the world will still be mainly using polluting cooking fuels and technologies– a major source of disease and environmental destruction and devastation – in 2030, new research warned.
Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:01:01 BST
People who had higher pre-pandemic levels of depression or anxiety have been more severely affected by disruption to jobs and healthcare during the pandemic, according to a new study co-led by University of Glasgow researchers.
Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:13 BST
Researchers have discovered a potential advancement in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), which they hope will one day offer an improved option for treating patients with this form of blood cancer
Tue, 28 Sep 2021 19:00:00 BST
£3.6m awarded for UofG-led project to transform digital exploration of community and citizen histories
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
A major £3.6m University of Glasgow-led research project that will use artificial intelligence to explore digital community heritage collections across the UK has been awarded £2.9m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Towards a National Collection programme to help create a unified virtual ‘national collection’.
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 00:50:00 BST
A new drug has shown promise in slowing the regrowth of tumours among some bowel cancer patients, according to new findings of a major trial run by researchers at UCL in collaboration with the Universities of Glasgow, Oxford, Leeds and Cardiff.
New Study to Look at South Asian Women’s Experiences of Domestic Abuse and Viable Pathways to Justice
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Researchers based at the University of Glasgow have launched a new study which will look at how South Asian women in Scotland get help for domestic abuse, and their experiences of the criminal justice system
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Why is the Delta variant so virulent ? Why did it surpass the Beta variant so quickly? An innovation by a GSA-University of Glasgow Masters graduate’s is set to help understand why certain variants dominate and have the impact they do.
Government investment supports creative methods to connect young people with climate change research
Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Mon, 06 Sep 2021 14:00:57 BST
A group of aquaculture researchers in Scotland is aiming to develop a simple and cost-effective mass testing tool that could significantly enhance fish health and wellbeing, by quickly and proactively detecting and differentiating between a range of cardiac conditions in salmon
Thu, 02 Sep 2021 19:00:44 BST
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 06:00:00 BST
A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination.
Tue, 24 Aug 2021 17:00:00 BST
Initial data from the ongoing OCTAVE study shows that a significant proportion of clinically at-risk patients with certain immunocompromised or immunosuppressed conditions, mount a low, or undetectable, immune response after two doses of the same COVID-19 vaccine
Mon, 23 Aug 2021 10:30:00 BST
A University of Glasgow spinout, specialising in the next generation of green insecticides, has secured seed investment of £1.3 million to support ongoing development of its unique nature-inspired pesticides, the first of their kind to be developed worldwide
Fri, 20 Aug 2021 23:31:29 BST
A newer class of diabetes medications, called GLP-1 receptor agonists, has been shown to reduce the chance of heart attacks, strokes and death from cardiovascular disease by 14-15%, as well as all-cause mortality by 12-13%.
Mon, 16 Aug 2021 06:15:00 BST
Scientists have teamed with farmers from rural areas of Tanzania to track dozens of herds of cattle using satellite GPS (Global Positioning System) devices, to better understand how diseases can pass from one herd to another.
Tue, 10 Aug 2021 10:00:00 BST
A new method for manufacturing electronics which prints high-performance silicon directly onto flexible materials could lead to breakthroughs in technologies including prosthetics, high-end electronics and fully bendable digital displays.
Wed, 04 Aug 2021 11:00:00 BST
Academics from Scotland and Ireland are harnessing cutting-edge digital and 3D technologies to protect the inscriptions and transform our understanding of the ancient Celtic Ogham writing system, it was announced today.
Mon, 02 Aug 2021 16:00:00 BST
The landmark, University of Glasgow-led research into lifelong health outcomes in former professional footballers, the FIELD study, has revealed further major insights into the link between football and risk of dementia.
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:00:00 BST
Using a more sensitive test than is commonly used in the NHS, researchers have been able to show, for the first time, that even mild kidney disease is associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer.
Thu, 24 Jun 2021 19:00:00 BST
Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:30:00 BST
People living in the private rented sector are forced to make hard choices in order to meet their basic needs, a new study from the University of Glasgow led UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence reveals.
Fri, 16 Jul 2021 11:00:00 BST
What goes up must come down: Fujitsu helps to clean up space with first-of-its-kind mission optimiser
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:00:00 BST
Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:30:21 BST
Understanding Animal Research (UAR), an organisation that promotes open communications about animal research, has today (15 July 2021) published a list of the ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures – those used in medical, veterinary, and scientific research.
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 16:00:54 BST
New research from King’s College London, in collaboration with Glasgow University, has found that teenagers who have self-harmed five or more times in their life have a significantly higher threshold for pain compared to adolescents that have not
Thu, 08 Jul 2021 09:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has been doubly successful in the prestigious Medical Research Council 2021 Doctoral Training Partnership competition, working in partnership with institutions across the UK and beyond to deliver two outstanding PhD programmes