Dog vaccination essential for preventing rabies spread to humans and animals
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 06:00:00 BST
A coordinated and sustained programme of dog vaccination against rabies, is effective in preventing transmission of the deadly virus to humans and among animals, and remains key to rabies elimination.
Sugar feeding may inhibit mosquito ability to get infected, transmit arboviruses
Thu, 02 Sep 2021 19:00:44 BST
Sugar feeding prior to having an infected blood meal could protect a mosquito’s ability to get infected and transmit arboviruses such as Zika, dengue and chikungunya, according to a new study
Researchers get to the heart of fish health with new diagnostic tool
Mon, 06 Sep 2021 14:00:57 BST
A group of aquaculture researchers in Scotland is aiming to develop a simple and cost-effective mass testing tool that could significantly enhance fish health and wellbeing, by quickly and proactively detecting and differentiating between a range of cardiac conditions in salmon
Government investment supports creative methods to connect young people with climate change research
Wed, 08 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
A Glasgow-based project using zines produced by 14-18-year-olds to tell their climate change stories is among a series of new climate engagement projects supported by a UK government investment.
New Web App to help demystify why Covid mutations have the effects they do
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Why is the Delta variant so virulent ? Why did it surpass the Beta variant so quickly? An innovation by a GSA-University of Glasgow Masters graduate’s is set to help understand why certain variants dominate and have the impact they do.
New Study to Look at South Asian Women’s Experiences of Domestic Abuse and Viable Pathways to Justice
Wed, 15 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
Researchers based at the University of Glasgow have launched a new study which will look at how South Asian women in Scotland get help for domestic abuse, and their experiences of the criminal justice system
New drug shows promise in slowing growth of bowel cancer
Sat, 18 Sep 2021 00:50:00 BST
A new drug has shown promise in slowing the regrowth of tumours among some bowel cancer patients, according to new findings of a major trial run by researchers at UCL in collaboration with the Universities of Glasgow, Oxford, Leeds and Cardiff.
£3.6m awarded for UofG-led project to transform digital exploration of community and citizen histories
Tue, 21 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
A major £3.6m University of Glasgow-led research project that will use artificial intelligence to explore digital community heritage collections across the UK has been awarded £2.9m from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Towards a National Collection programme to help create a unified virtual ‘national collection’.
Machine learning can predict which animal viruses risk infecting humans
Tue, 28 Sep 2021 19:00:00 BST
Scientists have developed a new machine learning method that can accurately predict which animal viruses could go on to infect humans in the future, using only information encoded in the viral genome
New cancer ‘inhibitor’ could lead to improved treatment options
Wed, 29 Sep 2021 19:00:13 BST
Researchers have discovered a potential advancement in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML), which they hope will one day offer an improved option for treating patients with this form of blood cancer
People with prior mental ill health hit harder by pandemic disruption
Thu, 30 Sep 2021 06:01:01 BST
People who had higher pre-pandemic levels of depression or anxiety have been more severely affected by disruption to jobs and healthcare during the pandemic, according to a new study co-led by University of Glasgow researchers.
Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts / Iar-Phrionnsabal agus Ceannard Cholaiste nan Ealain
Mon, 20 Sep 2021 10:00:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has confirmed that Professor Roibeard (Robby) Ó Maolalaigh will step down from his role as Vice-Principal and Head of the College of Arts / Iar-Phrionnsabal agus Ceannard Cholaiste nan Ealain at the end of this academic year, after seven and a half years in post.