Mon, 29 Feb 2016 18:00:00 GMT
The National Centre for Resilience – a dedicated new facility that will enhance Scotland’s resilience capability to combat natural hazards – is to be located in the University’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies on the Crichton campus in Dumfries.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:30:00 GMT
A study of adolescents’ drinking habits between the ages of 11 to 17 has found that the heaviest consumers of alcohol were teenagers who were under the lowest levels of parental control, and who were also the most secretive about their drinking.
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 11:59:00 GMT
Researchers at the MRC Centre for Virus Research at the University of Glasgow will be working with a team at the Research Center Aggeu Magalhães at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Pernambuco, Brazil after receiving a joint award of around £300,000 to fund research into the Zika virus.
Mon, 08 Feb 2016 09:57:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is set to become a key player in a Scottish “global centre of excellence” in precision medicine, tackling diseases such as cancer and multiple sclerosis, thanks to a £4 million government investment.
Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:00:00 GMT
The redevelopment of one of Glasgow’s most famous landmarks is taking shape and well on target for completion in the summer.Kelvin Hall is being transformed into one of the biggest museum and academic research centres in the UK, and will also house a public sporting and museums facility as well as becoming home to the National Library of Scotland’s Scottish Screen Archive.
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 15:00:00 GMT
Sherwan Taha, a graduate of the School of Education, is putting his learning into practice in his home city of Duhok in Iraqi Kurdistan as he seeks to turn it into the kind of “Learning City” he learned about in class.