What Works Scotland to drive scale and pace of public service delivery and reform
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:02:00 BST
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Scottish Government are pleased to announce that they have jointly awarded just under £3 million to the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh, for a new What Works Scotland (WWS) initiative.
Transforming Offender Rehabilitation
Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:25:00 BST
A University of Glasgow-led project based on pioneering research examining how offenders move away from crime were runners up for a major national award from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for its impact on public policy.
Professor Muffy Calder to lead the College of Science and Engineering
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 12:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has announced the appointment of Muffy Calder, Professor of Computing Science and currently on secondment to the Scottish Government as its Chief Scientific Adviser for Scotland, as Vice Principal and Head of the College of Science and Engineering.
Scottish universities win EU funding to host night of inspirational research
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 09:48:00 BST
A consortium of Scottish higher education institutions, including the University of Glasgow, has won a bid for EU funding to host Scotland’s first European Researchers’ Night for the next two years.
More research needed on ways to reduce violence against women
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:30:00 BST
Whilst there are a range of good practices in criminal justice responses to violence against women, there is limited evidence when it comes to effective interventions to reduce re-offending by perpetrators, a literature review has found.
Photosynthesis research project wins $14.4m funding from US Department of Energy
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:00:00 BST
A research project aimed at understanding and learning from the natural process of photosynthesis to advance the development of clean energy has received further funding from the US Department of Energy totaling $14.4m.