Cheap roundworm drug found to enhance the effects of chemotherapy in prostate cancer – scientists say it could be available to patients “within 3 to 4 years”
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:57:00 GMT
Scientists at the University of Glasgow and Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute have tested close to 1000 existing medicines and discovered that a cheap drug commonly used to treat parasitic worm infection could be a game-changing treatment for prostate cancer.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT
University of Glasgow research finds Robert Burns is worth £203 million annually in direct value to Scotland, and almost £140 milion in brand value
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT
Tue, 17 Dec 2019 08:00:00 GMT
A project team led by the University of Glasgow travelled the length and breadth of Scotland, visiting nearly 150 communities, to pinpoint where expressions come from in the many dialects of Scots spoken across Scotland.
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 20:00:00 GMT
People were less likely to catch either influenza or a common cold-causing rhinovirus if they were already infected with the other virus, a new study by scientists from the Medical Research Council-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research has found.
Theatre Director John Tiffany and Actor Alan Cumming put champion of Scottish Theatre on centre stage
Mon, 09 Dec 2019 09:00:00 GMT
Hollywood and Broadway star Alan Cumming gave a lecture at the University of Glasgow celebrating Scotland’s great theatre traditions and the life and work of one of its champions, the late Dr Alasdair Cameron.
Fri, 29 Nov 2019 13:40:00 GMT
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli has launched a major new report on maximising the economic impact of the Higher Education sector – calling for a “shared national mission” focused on putting Scotland among the most innovative economies in the world.
Wed, 13 Nov 2019 10:00:00 GMT
Leading international specialists in the field of art history have released the initial findings of a four-year collaborative research project centring around one of Glasgow's most famous paintings, the Lady in a Fur Wrap.