Fri, 08 Dec 2023 15:28:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is a partner in a new initiative which is set to revolutionise and shape future regulatory landscapes in the field of financial services and the use of cutting-edge technologies in the sector.
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 08:30:00 GMT
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 20:21:00 GMT
A collaboration between the University of Glasgow and ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property) brought together global heritage experts and economists to discuss the value of culture and heritage in Rome.
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 09:59:00 GMT
A collaboration between the University of Glasgow’s Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC), London residents and the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) has shown that some UK homes routinely go over recommended temperatures, even on comparatively cool days.
Researchers team up with the city’s music sector to launch ‘Towards a Just and Green Music City’ initiative
Wed, 06 Dec 2023 09:00:00 GMT
Researchers at UofG together with arts and sustainability charity Creative Carbon Scotland have launched a new initiative that aims to unite Glasgow’s UNESCO City of Music identity with the city’s ambition to become net zero by 2030.
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 08:30:43 GMT
A partnership between three of Scotland’s leading universities - Glasgow, Edinburgh and St Andrews - has been awarded a £3 million grant from Wellcome. The grant will support the development and testing of a new model which enhances positive research cultures for people and projects.
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 13:00:00 GMT
University of Glasgow cancer scientist Dr Payam Gammage has been selected as one of just 26 scientists to join the prestigious EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organisation) Young Investigator Programme – an initiative that supports excellent young group leaders in the early stages of their independent careers
Mon, 04 Dec 2023 12:06:00 GMT
Two UofG academics have been awarded prestigious UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Leaders Fellowships, for impactful research into nuclear decommissioning, and nuclear arms control and disarmament.
Wed, 29 Nov 2023 23:30:29 GMT
Social media use is associated with risky health behaviours in young people including increased alcohol, drug and tobacco use, anti-social behaviour, risky sexual behaviours and gambling, finds a review of the latest evidence
Tue, 28 Nov 2023 13:53:00 GMT
A UofG Law academic is part of a new consortium led by the University of York, that has been awarded up to £5 million by the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office to research ways to prevent and reduce civilian suffering in armed conflicts around the world.
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 09:12:00 GMT
To help boost Scottish productivity and prosperity, the University of Glasgow has joined forces with the Scottish Productivity Forum and Productivity Club Scotland to deliver a programme of research and practical action.
Mon, 27 Nov 2023 09:35:00 GMT
Thu, 23 Nov 2023 11:44:00 GMT
A new report, led by UofG housing experts, exposes the intricate challenges hindering the adoption of heat pumps in the UK. Only 55,000 installations are occurring yearly as of mid-2023, considerably behind the UK government's annual target of 600,000.
Tue, 21 Nov 2023 14:39:00 GMT
Female charity workers, who supported vulnerable women throughout and beyond the pandemic, experienced high levels of psychological distress, a new study by the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research has found.
Fri, 17 Nov 2023 00:01:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow and Kadans Science Partner, supported by Scottish Enterprise, are delighted to announce the construction of a new Health Innovation Hub in Govan, setting the stage for a thriving life sciences cluster in the area
Mon, 02 Oct 2023 11:17:00 BST
A UofG project that’s increasing community resilience and enhancing the capacity of residents of flood-prone areas in Brazil to take protective action has won an Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize, in the Outstanding Societal Impact category.
Tue, 14 Nov 2023 09:00:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow’s Professor Mike Lean, along with his long-time collaborator Professor Roy Taylor from Newcastle University, have been awarded the 2024 Rank Prize for Nutrition for transforming the lives of thousands with their groundbreaking work on dietary approaches to type 2 diabetes remission
UofG spin-out Glox Therapeutics Secures £4.3M Seed Funding to Develop Precision Antimicrobials Targeting Drug-resistant Bacteria
Tue, 14 Nov 2023 01:00:00 GMT
Glox Therapeutics, a spin-out company from the Universities of Glasgow and Oxford pioneering the development of precision antibiotic therapies based on naturally occurring bacteriocins, today announced it has raised £4.3M in seed funding to develop effective targeted therapeutics against antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria.
Wed, 08 Nov 2023 10:03:00 GMT
Academics at the University of Glasgow’s School of Social & Environmental Sustainability have contributed to the world's first mapping of climate change adaptation, which finds that systematic networking has been insufficient.
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 10:21:00 GMT
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 07:00:32 GMT
Professor Naveed Sattar, Professor of Metabolic Medicine at the School of Cardiovascular & Metabolic Health at the University of Glasgow, has been appointed as the UK Government’s new Obesity Mission Chair.
Fri, 03 Nov 2023 08:30:00 GMT
With the help of University of Glasgow researchers, SP Energy Networks is trialling AI technology to better pinpoint potential faults on the electricity network caused by severe weather and help ensure equipment and engineers are on hand to tackle problems – even before they happen.
Thu, 02 Nov 2023 08:00:00 GMT
After a two-year project, the Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation (BOSLIT), which records Scottish literature in translation, has been revitalised and given a new digital home that can be accessed from across the globe.
Wed, 01 Nov 2023 15:24:00 GMT
Tue, 31 Oct 2023 10:00:40 GMT
A major international brain autopsy study of women who had experienced intimate partner violence reveals substantial damage in the brain, but no evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative disease recognized among contact sports athletes who sustain repeated head trauma
Tue, 31 Oct 2023 08:00:00 GMT
Now Die Moorsoldaten (The Peat Bog Soldiers) will be the first EP, in the original German and English, by The Tenementals, a band of academics and musicians who came together to delve into the history of Glasgow through the power of music.
Sat, 21 Oct 2023 10:09:00 BST
Humanitarian and academic Professor Alison Phipps OBE, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow, has been awarded an honorary D.Litt from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
Thu, 19 Oct 2023 08:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow and Glasgow Clyde College have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a bid to work closer on ambitious projects to boost productivity, growth and inclusion across the region.
Wed, 18 Oct 2023 08:04:00 BST
Cecilia Rouse, who served as Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers for President Joe Biden’s Government, questioned the role of the public sector in the economy at the third and final Hunter Foundation Lecture of Adam Smith’s tercentenary year.
Tue, 17 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
Researchers say they have found “definitive” archaeological evidence that seaweeds and other local freshwater plants were eaten in the Mesolithic, through the Neolithic transition to farming and into the Early Middle Ages.
Fri, 13 Oct 2023 01:00:00 BST
A team of European researchers has developed a new test that can accurately measure biological aging in a clinical setting. The discovery was made while studying patients for the aging effects of chronic kidney disease
Thu, 12 Oct 2023 13:47:54 BST
The PancAim project, which aims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to improve Pancreatic Cancer treatment, will soon realise the broad implementation of a novel AI algorithm for earlier detection of the disease on CT.
Wed, 11 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
How we grow old gracefully – and whether we can do anything to slow down the process – has long been a fascination of humanity. However, despite continued research the answer to how we can successfully combat ageing still remains elusive.
Wed, 11 Oct 2023 23:30:00 BST
A global team of experts, including Professor Sarah Cleaveland from the University of Glasgow, are to design an action plan on how to reduce the risks of virus transmission between animals and humans – the origin of most pandemics.
Mon, 09 Oct 2023 06:00:00 BST
Thu, 05 Oct 2023 16:00:33 BST
Scientists have discovered new insights into how our brain stores episodic memories – a type of long-term, conscious memory of a previous experience – which could be critical to the development of new neuroprosthetic devices to help patients with memory problems, like Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Wed, 04 Oct 2023 16:00:00 BST
An international team of researchers has developed a new theoretical framework that bridges physics and biology to provide a unified approach for understanding how complexity and evolution emerge in nature.
Thu, 28 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
Sensor specialist startup Neuranics has secured a £1.9 million investment led by Par Equity. GU Holdings Ltd, the investment company for the University of Glasgow, Old College Capital, the University of Edinburgh’s venture investment fund, and London-based Creator Fund, who back scientific founding teams, also participated in the pre-seed round.
Wed, 27 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
A new series of supercomputer simulations has offered an answer to the mystery of the origins of Saturn’s rings - one that involves a massive collision in the recent history of the 4.5 billion-year-old Solar System.
Tue, 26 Sep 2023 08:58:00 BST
The cost of living crisis is set to cut lives short and significantly widen the wealth and health gap between the richest and poorest sectors of society in Scotland and the UK, suggests a new modelling study, co-authored by the UofG’s Professor Gerry McCartney.
Thu, 21 Sep 2023 23:30:00 BST
Children’s mental health worsened across the board in the UK during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the steepest decline was experienced by those from wealthier families - with employed parents or from higher income households
More should be done to promote Scotland globally ‘beyond the tartan’ but positive signs of collaboration between governments, MPs find.
Wed, 13 Sep 2023 12:00:47 BST
Tue, 12 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
A pioneering programme which is bringing affordable, reliable and portable diagnostics for multiple diseases to sub-Saharan Africa is set to be presented at an event linked to the United Nations General Assembly this week.
Fri, 08 Sep 2023 08:30:00 BST
Researchers from the University of Glasgow are part of a new national research hub which will help to upgrade and decarbonise the UK’s complex and interconnected national, regional and local transport infrastructures and to adapt to the effects of climate change.
Mon, 04 Sep 2023 12:25:00 BST
Young people’s understanding of the ideas of the founder of modern economics is set to improve, thanks to a resource about Adam Smith created by The Economist Educational Foundation and the University of Glasgow.