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
Fri, 02 Oct 2020 15:55:47 BST
The University of Glasgow is joining a global five-year program to understand and address threats posed by zoonotic viral diseases that can “spill over” from animals to humans, such as SARS-CoV-2, in an effort to reduce risk of infection, amplification, and spread.
Tue, 29 Sep 2020 17:30:00 BST
Professor Gillian Doyle has been appointed a member of the new eight-person Commission tasked with reviewing and making recommendations on how to deliver and fund public service broadcasting in Ireland into the future.
Fri, 04 Sep 2020 15:33:00 BST
Scientists from the University of Glasgow and partner organisations are working to understand the interactions between pathogen Pectobacterium atrosepticum and an array of soil-microbe-crop interactions in the development of blackleg, one of the most damaging bacterial plant diseases in the UK, responsible for annual losses of £50m for the potato industry.
Wed, 02 Sep 2020 12:05:00 BST
UofG part of new UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium to address key unanswered questions about immunity and COVID-19
Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:21:00 BST
Scientists from the University of Glasgow will be part of a newly-launched UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC), which aims to answer key questions on how the immune system interacts with SARS-CoV-2 to help us fight COVID-19 and develop better diagnostics, treatments and vaccines.
Fri, 28 Aug 2020 07:44:00 BST
Children aged three to five- years-old involved in a nursery-based cooking skills the Big Chef Little (BCLC) programme were found to be less fussy and more willing to try green vegetables at the end of the study.
Tue, 18 Aug 2020 07:15:00 BST
Researchers at the University of Glasgow have conducted the largest study to date on a wide range of common blood biomarkers and show clear differences in people at genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:00:00 BST
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Glasgow, has received an award to study the impact of Covid-19 in lower and middle-income countries, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Wed, 22 Jul 2020 00:05:00 BST
New findings from the FIELD study announced today, show that former professional football players have lower risk of hospitalization for the most common mental health disorders, including anxiety and depression, and are at no greater risk of suicide.
Thu, 16 Jul 2020 10:51:00 BST
Understanding Animal Research (UAR), an organisation that promotes open communications about animal research, has today released 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.
Thu, 09 Jul 2020 00:01:00 BST
Nebu~Flow, a spin-out from the University of Glasgow, has been awarded one of the first ever Institute of Physics Lee Lucas Business Awards for their exceptional efforts in developing a new generation of nebuliser.
Fri, 03 Jul 2020 09:01:00 BST
The University of Glasgow, in collaboration with the NHS and Scottish tech companies, will lead a £3.37m project to transform bowel cancer screening in the UK by developing a precision diagnostic tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict which patients will develop future polyps and tumours.
New immersive technology for teaching and learning piloted through existing video-conference software
Thu, 25 Jun 2020 10:00:00 BST
UofG and leading Scottish immersive technology company Sublime have combined virtual reality learning and video conferencing to help improve students’ remote teaching experience during the Covid-19 crisis