UofG geographer is honoured by Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
Tue, 04 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
Professor Christopher Philo, UofG's has been awarded the Society's Victoria Medal, which recognises outstanding geographical scholarship, specifically for his promotion and contribution to research in health, social and cultural geographies.
International Experts Launch First Global Initiative to Map Ungulate Migrations
Fri, 07 May 2021 07:30:00 BST
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations’ Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).
Diabetes remission diet lowers blood pressure and reduces need for medication
Mon, 31 May 2021 23:01:00 BST
New research has shown that if people achieve and maintain substantial weight loss to manage their type 2 diabetes, many can also effectively control their high blood pressure and stop or cut down on their anti-hypertensive medication
History of significant head injury in women prisoners linked with disability and past abuse
Thu, 13 May 2021 23:30:00 BST
New research has found that 78% of women prisoners in Scotland have a history of significant head injury – most of which occurred in the context of domestic abuse that often lasted over periods of several years
Stressful city life affects birds' genes
Thu, 20 May 2021 10:01:00 BST
Great tits living in cities are genetically different from great tits in the countryside. Researchers made the discovery after a unique study where they examined populations of great tits in nine large European cities, including Glasgow.
Complex molecules could hold the secret to identifying alien life
Mon, 24 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
A new system capable of identifying complex molecular signatures could aid in the search for alien life in the universe and could even lead to the creation of new forms of life in the laboratory, scientists say.
Memory details fade over time, with only the main gist preserved
Wed, 26 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost? These questions have led to many scientific theories over the years, and now a team of researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham have been able to provide some answers.
Why data proved key to how Scottish Councils managed, and now move out of, the Covid-19 crisis
Wed, 26 May 2021 08:00:00 BST
Research by academics at the University of Glasgow has shown how data sharing has been critical to how Scottish local government managed the rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis in the last 12 months.
New insight into early stages of bowel cancer could provide an effective treatment strategy
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:00 BST
An international team of scientists have identified key factors underpinning the development of bowel or colorectal cancer in patients with a genetic predisposition to the disease.
UofG researchers spotlight big tech platform regulation in the UK
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:00:00 BST
High-profile research conducted as part of the Arts & Humanities Research Council Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) and published today has analysed how eight government and parliamentary reports and inquiries over an 18-month period have highlighted and set the agenda for platform regulation.