“The Hunterian in the South” is launched at the University’s Crichton campus
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 12:28:00 GMT
The Hunterian in the South - a new rotational display giving a flavour of the University of Glasgow’s Hunterian collections – has been launched officially at the University’s Crichton campus in Dumfries.
Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:59:00 BST
The ten UK universities who do the most world-leading biomedical research* have announced their animal research statistics, revealing that they collectively conducted a third of all UK animal research in 2015.**
Former student Jackie Wylie appointed Artistic Director of National Theatre Scotland
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:12:00 BST
Jackie Wylie, former artistic director of the Arches and former graduate from the University of Glasgow has been appointed as the new artistic director of the National Theatre of Scotland.
Scotland and UofG at forefront of global genomics initiative
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:28:00 BST
The University of Glasgow is part of a new collaboration in genomic medicine sees Scotland join AstraZeneca’s global genomics initiative – further demonstrating Scotland’s ability to attract major industry projects.
Inaugural symposium for Molecular Pathology Node highlights importance of precision medicine
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:19:00 BST
The inaugural annual University of Glasgow MRC Molecular Pathology Node symposium highlighted the importance of a collaborative approach to precision medicine, yesterday, Monday 24 October.
Engineering Scotland’s Autumn Lecture to be delivered by Professor Jim Hough
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:01:00 BST
Engineering Scotland’s Autumn Lecture will be delivered by Professor Jim Hough OBE. He will discuss the work done at the University of Glasgow, and elsewhere, leading to the announcement of the discovery of Gravitational Waves in February of this year.
‘Time machine’ study warns of long-term dangers of ocean acidification
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:01:00 BST
New research into the effects of ocean acidification suggests that, while marine organisms may be able to cope with the effects of climate change in the short term, the biological cost of doing so may be too high to guarantee long-term survival.
University of Glasgow joins UNESCO’s prestigious Universities Network for its work in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 10:26:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has been invited by UNESCO’s Director General to join its prestigious universities network (the UNESCO Chairs) and establish the first UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts.
Effects of multiple concussions in retired rugby players later in life
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 09:10:00 BST
There continues to be concern about the long term effects of concussion and repeated concussion in athletes, including boxers and rugby players who may sustain several concussive injuries throughout their career.
University of Glasgow has its Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award renewed
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 15:34:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has once again been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award, at the same time as receiving six other school and institute awards from the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU).
Poetry festival celebrates 18th Century “unsung” Scottish hero
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 06:00:00 BST
A two-day festival is being held in a Scottish Borders pub to celebrate the life and works of an 18th Century “unsung” Scottish poet, Allan Ramsay. Literary academics, politicians and Allan Ramsay fans will come together for the weekend celebration to mark his poetry and launch a new cultural heritage resource centre dedicated to his life and works.
BBC Reith Lecture hosted by the University of Glasgow
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 08:00:00 BST
Philosopher and cultural theorist Professor Kwame Anthony Appiah will be guest speaker at the annual BBC Reith Lecture 2016, hosted this year by the University of Glasgow.Presented by Sue Lawley the lecture will be recorded before a live audience at the Sir Charles Wilson building this evening (October 7).
Theatrical spotlight on Gaelic culture Thèatar a’ toirt sùil air cultar na Gàidhlig
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 06:00:00 BST
How can we define our Gaelic culture in 2016? A culture so connected to the land and seasons, rooted in old customs and ritual, now disappearing? Is there any worth in preserving them? These are the main themes behind a special collaborative theatre performance to be staged in Glasgow on Monday (October 10)
University joins UESTC's 60th Anniversary Celebrations at Chengdu
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:32:00 BST
The University’s Principal and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Anton Muscatelli, has been in Chengdu to take part in the 60th anniversary celebrations of one of the University’s most important global partners, UESTC (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China).