New light cast on ill-fated ‘Franklin Expedition’ to find Northwest Passage
Thu, 09 Jan 2014 13:58:00 GMT
Fresh analysis of forensic and other historical data by University of Glasgow scientists has cast new light on the fate of Captain Sir John Franklin’s Royal Navy expedition to find the Northwest Passage nearly 170 years ago.
New research targets most aggressive breast cancers to help overcome the disease
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 16:00:00 GMT
Researchers have been awarded a grant worth almost £200,000 by the Breast Cancer Campaign to discover if a protein found in breast cells plays a key part in the development of one of the most aggressive types of breast cancer.
New projects set to tackle manycore computing challenges
Wed, 08 Jan 2014 09:00:00 GMT
Computer scientists have started work on three new projects which aim to unlock the potential of cutting-edge computer processors and could contribute to applications including more accurate weather predictions and improved robot explorers.
Glasgow alumnus is named Executive of the Year by Seattle-based business journal.
Wed, 15 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT
John McAdam, one of the University of Glasgow’s earliest graduates in computing science, has won one of the most illustrious business titles in Seattle, recognized as the US centre of technology since the 1980s.
Football fans get FFITer and lose weight
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:00:00 GMT
An initiative that helps male football fans feel better and live a healthier lifestyle by losing weight, taking more exercise, and improving their diet has been a resounding success, according to new research published in The Lancet and BMC Public Health.