Professor Anna Dominiczak collects damehood at Buckingham Palace
Sun, 27 Nov 2016 13:23:00 GMT
Professor Anna Dominiczak, Regius Professor of Medicine, Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, was today made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
‘Chasing the Waves’: sharing the discovery of the century through theatre
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:09:00 GMT
University of Glasgow physicists and astronomers who helped make the discovery of the century – the detection of gravitational waves – are set to share their fascinating story through theatre, with performances of new show ‘Chasing the Waves’ this December.
Glasgow scientist contributes to dinosaur extinction impact site study
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 09:24:00 GMT
An international team of scientists have shown how a massive crater caused by the impact of the asteroid which killed the dinosaurs also deformed rocks in a way that may have produced habitats for early life.
Expert voices must be heard during Brexit process
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 09:25:00 GMT
Ahead of a high-level panel discussion at the University of Glasgow on Friday 18th November, the Principal of the University of Glasgow Professor Anton Muscatelli has made clear that the voice of experts must be heard in the ongoing Brexit debate.
Research shows ‘vital’ emergency service response continues alongside national drug overdose programme
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Researchers evaluating the impact of a national public health programme, aimed at reducing drug-related deaths, have found no clear association with a decrease in ambulance attendance to drug-related overdoses.
UofG included in £19M BBSRC programme to deliver industry-led PhD training
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 09:57:00 GMT
The BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) has announced £18.9M of funding to support world-class industry-led collaborative doctoral training through Collaborative Training Partnerships (CTP).
First Minister Officially Opens Kelvin Hall
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Glasgow’s iconic Kelvin Hall has been officially reopened by the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, at a special ceremony today (November 11). The First Minister unveiled a plaque to commemorate the £35 million refurbishment of the former international sporting venue, and was given a tour of the building.
Burning questions up for debate at The Barras Social
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:10:00 GMT
What does an entrepreneur look like? There are undoubtedly plenty of them at the Barras market in Glasgow’s east end - but it’s not usually the hottest topic of conversation. That could well change when that – and many other burning questions - are introduced by social science researchers from the University of Glasgow.
WIRED award for Sheila Rowan
Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:14:00 GMT
The UofG's Professor Sheila Rowan MBE has won WIRED magazine's Scientific Breakthrough award.
MSPs to debate UofG research on 'intimidating and disempowering' sanctions
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 06:00:00 GMT
Leading research on social security co-produced at the University of Glasgow is to be debated in the Scottish Parliament today – highlighting what it found to be “universally negative” views of the conditionality regime and the “intimidating, dehumanising and disempowering” experiences of many welfare service users.