Laura Muir set for World Athletics Championship final
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:15:00 BST
Veterinary medicine student Laura Muir is also one of Scotland’s top middle-distance runners. Tomorrow, she’ll compete in her first-ever global final in the women’s 1500m event at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Scientists discover link between childhood IQ and bipolar disorder
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 05:00:00 BST
New research suggests serious disorders of mood such as bipolar disorder may be the price that human beings have had to pay for more adaptive traits such as intelligence, creativity and verbal proficiency.
Project to make technology-assisted healthcare and living a reality faces five key challenges
Mon, 10 Aug 2015 09:00:00 BST
From wearables to smartphone apps, people are being encouraged to self-manage their healthcare and promote their well-being proactively by using new technology. But is the UK ready for this approach?
Scientists from Glasgow and Pwani join forces to combat disease
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 15:00:00 BST
A partnership agreement to promote joint scientific research and education programmes – with a focus on tropical diseases - has been signed by the University of Glasgow and Pwani University in Kilifi, Kenya.
European funding for hypertension study
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:00:00 BST
Scientists at the University of Glasgow are part of a Europe-wide consortium that has been awarded an EU Horizon 2020 research and innovation grant of €7.6 million to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with endocrine hypertension.
Multi-platform media and the digital challenge – an analysis
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 12:00:00 BST
The UK media sector’s rapid expansion onto new, multiple digital platforms in the face of tighter financial budgets has encouraged more emphasis on strongly branded and high impact content, according to University of Glasgow research which was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).