University of Glasgow project looks to crowdsource how Scots is used in the 21st century
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 08:00:00 BST
A University of Glasgow project Speak for Yersel, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, aims to answer the question of what type of Scots can you hear across Scotland by mapping the many different types used here and now.
Consortium welcomes decision on pioneering fusion power plant
Mon, 03 Oct 2022 16:30:00 BST
The consortium which prepared a bid to bring a pioneering fusion power plant to North Ayrshire are offering their congratulations to their counterparts in Nottinghamshire following the UK Government’s final siting decision.
Over 300,000 ‘excess’ deaths in Great Britain attributed to UK Government austerity policies
Wed, 05 Oct 2022 10:00:00 BST
Recent evidence has shown people across the UK are dying younger as a result of austerity, with people living in the poorest areas hardest hit. A new study published today now quantifies the scale of these deaths.
Researchers propose a roadmap to understand whether AI models and the human brain process things the same way
Mon, 10 Oct 2022 06:59:00 BST
Deep Neural Networks – part of the broader family of machine learning – have become increasingly powerful in everyday real-world applications such as automated face recognition systems and self-driving cars.
First results from largescale long-COVID study
Wed, 12 Oct 2022 10:00:00 BST
One of the largest studies to date into the long-term effects of COVID-19 – the Long-CISS (Covid In Scotland Study) – found that 1 in 20 people who took part in the research had not recovered from having COVID-19 at their most recent follow up – between six and 18 months following infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Genetic analysis key to understanding Legionella risk, study finds
Thu, 13 Oct 2022 00:00:00 BST
Routine sampling of water supplies and genomic sequencing – determination of the entire genetic makeup - of Legionella bacteria could play a key role in identifying the source of Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks
£2 million investment to fund new UK research consortium to tackle unprecedented monkeypox outbreak
Thu, 20 Oct 2022 00:01:00 BST
The UK’s efforts to tackle the monkeypox outbreak will receive a huge boost with the creation of a new research consortium working together to develop better diagnostic tests, identify potential therapies and study vaccine effectiveness and the virus’ spread.
Science sleuths solve century-old mystery of Martian meteorite’s discovery
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 08:30:00 BST
A toxin which makes pigs vomit is the surprising key which has unlocked the century-old mystery of the origins of a Martian meteorite, and the possible identity of the Black student who discovered it.
Major study into the health of Scottish veterans published
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 20:00:00 BST
A major study has examined changes in the health of Scottish veterans over time compared with people who have never served, concluding that despite many health outcomes for veterans improving, some important challenges remain