Simple polymer could unlock more effective bone regeneration treatments
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 00:01:00 BST
A new technique developed by biomedical engineers could help to unlock the full potential of a promising treatment for bone regeneration, creating better therapies for spinal injuries, bone grafts and other orthopaedic surgeries.
New WW1 Trench expansion to be unveiled
Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:00:00 BST
Visitors will be able to explore the latest new addition to the Pollok Park WW1 trenches during an open day to be held on Sunday. Visitors to the World War I learning facility Digging In will be able to explore the newly built communication trench and dugout behind the Allied front line and use trench periscopes to spot clues to enemy activity in No Man's Land.
Skeletons' mysteries unearthed in new Hunterian exhibition
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:00:00 BST
One of The Hunterian's "greatest treasures" goes on public display today for the first time, in a new UK touring exhibition ‘Skeletons: Our Buried Bones’.The 5,000 British Neolithic skeleton of a woman, unearthed on a beach in Tiree in the early 20th Century, has never been seen in public before.
Sea habits of migratory birds highlight conservation need in the Canary Current
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:00:00 BST
Scientists have tracked the behaviour of seabirds migrating across the Atlantic to better understand how these animals use the marine environment and find out where they might come into conflict with human activities.
Major grant awarded to new professor to discover how to design new medicines for the treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:26:00 BST
Professor Andrew Tobin, an expert in protein receptors in the brain whose research is focused on the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, will join the University of Glasgow’s College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) in September.
The Guild Calls for Enhanced European University Collaboration
Fri, 05 Aug 2016 09:22:00 BST
In light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities - which includes the University of Glasgow – has called for enhanced European university collaboration.
Hunterian staff first to move into revamped Kelvin Hall
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 BST
Hunterian staff have officially moved to their new offices in the £35m revamped Kelvin Hall building. As the finishing touches are being completed on the iconic Glasgow landmark building, staff at The Hunterian have relocated to the new combined centre for learning, culture, heritage, sporting and leisure in the heart of Glasgow’s west end.
At least one in ten young people in Britain report a recent distressing sexual problem
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 09:00:00 BST
Around one in ten young men and one in eight young women in Britain who are sexually active have experienced a distressing sexual problem lasting at least three months in the past year, according to new research published in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
Researchers identify how a single gene can protect against causes of neurodegenerative diseases
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:09:00 BST
New research, led by the University of Glasgow, has identified how cells protect themselves against ‘protein clumps’ known to be the cause of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease.