University in collaboration agreement with China to promote optoelectronics
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:59:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has signed a partnership agreement with one of the most important state-owned enterprise companies in China to develop an international optoelectronics industry base in the Lingang area of Shanghai.
British Academy Fellowship for Professor Jane Duckett
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:16:00 BST
Professor Jane Duckett, Edward Caird Chair of Politics, International Dean (East Asia), and Director of the Scottish Centre for China Research at the University of Glasgow, has been elected a Fellow of the British Academy.
Stroke is largely preventable, with hypertension confirmed as biggest risk factor, according to global study
Sat, 16 Jul 2016 07:30:00 BST
Ten potentially modifiable risk factors account for 90% of strokes worldwide, but regional variation should be considered, says a new global collaborative study published in the Lancet and co-authored by Peter Langhorne, Professor of Stroke Care at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences (ICAMS).
Analysis of milk using new technologies has identified potential biomarkers of mastitis, enabling real-time diagnostics and targeted therapeutics
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 14:24:00 BST
Scientists from the University of Glasgow and the Moredun Research Institute have published data from a comprehensive analysis of the changes that occur in milk during mastitis caused by a bacterial infection of the udder.
Professor Chris Chapman to serve on International Council of Education Advisers
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 13:35:00 BST
The University of Glasgow’s Chair in Educational Policy and Practice, Professor Chris Chapman, is the only academic from a Scottish university to serve on the Scottish Government’s new International Council of Education Advisers.
Truth of Culloden revealed in new study
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:01:00 BST
Two hundred and seventy years after the defeat of the Jacobites under Bonnie Prince Charlie a ground breaking new book reveals the truth of what really took place on Culloden Moor near Inverness in 1746 - and the enduring significance the battle had for the rise of the British Empire and the marginalisation of the Celt.
Researchers say focusing on sugar in the fight against global obesity could be misleading
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 08:00:00 BST
Scientists from the University of Glasgow have concluded that focusing health messages on sugar in isolation may mislead consumers on the need to also reduce overall calories, including those from fat.
University of Glasgow researcher receives support from the FDA for Chronic Kidney Disease test
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:41:00 BST
An early stages test for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), developed by the University of Glasgow’s Professor Harald Mischak, has received a letter of support from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Topping-out ceremony takes place at Glasgow’s new ground-breaking Imaging Centre of Excellence
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 11:21:00 BST
A celebratory topping-out ceremony took place today for the new University of Glasgow £16m Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) building on the grounds of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.
University of Glasgow spin-out firm bought by leading US chip design software company
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 10:41:00 BST
A spin-out company launched nearly six years ago by the University of Glasgow has been acquired by the California-based company Synopsys Inc., a global leader in electronic design automation (EDA) and semiconductor IP, and the world’s 15th largest software company.
New supplement cuts cravings for high-calorie foods
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:00:00 BST
Cravings for high-calorie foods may be switched off in the brain by new supplement. Eating a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in your gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as chocolate, cake and pizza, a new study suggests.