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The mission of the University is to be a major research-led university operating in an international context with the following fundamental aims: * to provide education through the development of learning in a research environment * to undertake fundamental, strategic and applied research * to make a major contribution to local, regional, national and international communities through widening access and through working in partnership to support economic regeneration * to sustain and add value to Scottish culture, to the natural environment and to the national economy. en-gb Copyright: (C) The University of Glasgow, see for more information Top Ten Organisations for Animal Research Announced Understanding Animal Research, an organisation promoting greater openness about animal research, has today released a list of the ten organisations in Great Britain that carry out the highest number of animal procedures: those used in medical, veterinary and scientific research. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:10:00 GMT Two UofG scientists honoured by the Royal Society for their groundbreaking work Professor Sir James Hough and Professor Miles Padgett have been awarded medals by the Royal Society for their outstanding contributions to science. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT UofG receives largest-ever donation Alumnus John Shaw and his wife Kiran gift $7.5m to Research Hub and new professorial chair Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:02:00 GMT Children from deprived areas six times more exposed to tobacco retail Children from the most income deprived areas experienced similar exposure to tobacco retailing in one day as children from the least deprived areas experienced in one week. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 10:10:00 GMT Book with pages the width of a human hair to feature in miniature book exhibition Cutting-edge technology used to create tiny version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Mon, 08 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMT Archaeologists explore fate of Waterloo wounded A team of military veterans and serving personnel, led by professional archaeologists, are to begin excavating at the site of Wellington’s Field Hospital on the battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium. Mon, 08 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT Prestigious award for UofG photonics researcher Robert Hadfield, Professor of Photonics in the James Watt School of Engineering, has been named as the recipient of the Institute of Physics’ James Joule Medal. Tue, 02 Jul 2019 09:03:00 GMT University of Glasgow and Coursera announce new partnership The first short course on Biomedical Visualisation will be launched towards the end of 2019 Mon, 01 Jul 2019 11:58:00 GMT Low UVB exposure in pregnancy linked with higher risk of learning disabilities Too little sunlight – and specifically UVB exposure – in pregnancy has been linked with a higher risk of learning disabilities. Thu, 27 Jun 2019 11:25:00 GMT UofG gin created in a distillery run by former Arts graduate The University of Glasgow has unveiled its own branded gin created by a former Arts student, it was announced today. Fri, 21 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT UofG up two places in QS World University Rankings 2020 University rises to 67th in the rankings Wed, 19 Jun 2019 09:03:00 GMT Glasgow researchers harness AI to combat colon cancer Engineers have shown that it is technically possible to use an AI system to guide a tiny robotic capsule inside the colon to take microultrasound images. Thu, 20 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMT Neuroscientists 3D model ‘face identity information’ stored in the brain In a world first, UofG neuroscientists have been able to construct 3D facial models using information stored in the brain Mon, 17 Jun 2019 12:00:00 GMT Redefining Dundee’s legacy: In conversation with UofG Professor Mary McAleese Dundee’s inspiring past and exciting present will be explored by a former President of Ireland, during a live discussion at V&A Dundee Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00:00 GMT University of Glasgow replays the Battle of Waterloo A total of 22,435 miniature soldiers replayed the the Great Game in aid of the charity Waterloo Uncovered Mon, 17 Jun 2019 02:25:00 GMT UofG hosts the biggest ever historical table top war game The University of Glasgow plays host this weekend to the biggest ever historical table top war game to replay the Battle of Waterloo. Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMT UofG academics recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours CBEs for Professor Ken Brown and Professor Michele Burman Sat, 08 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMT UofG moves up 10 places in the Guardian University Guide 2020 The University is up to 14th from 24th in the UK Fri, 07 Jun 2019 01:54:00 GMT Herald HE Awards - success for UofG UofG wins awards for Widening Access and Research Thu, 06 Jun 2019 04:46:00 GMT Map unveiled for biggest ever historical table top war game The organisers of the biggest ever historical table top war game have unveiled the gigantic map being used to replay the Battle of Waterloo using 22,000 miniature soldiers. Mon, 10 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMT A new way to block malaria transmission by targeting young contagious parasite forms Boosting our natural antibody responses against the transmissible parasite stage could hold the key to combatting the malaria parasite and preventing the spread of the disease. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 07:05:00 GMT Glasgow’s leading the way in reducing medicine’s gender gap Glasgow is leading the way in closing medicine’s gender gap, thanks to a new initiative which will be jointly launched today (Wednesday 5th June) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the University of Glasgow. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:49:00 GMT James Watt engine steams back to life with 3D-printed model A team of University of Glasgow students have used cutting-edge construction technology to build a model of one of James Watt’s pioneering steam engines, two centuries after his death. Wed, 05 Jun 2019 09:33:00 GMT Full steam ahead for Glasgow’s James Watt celebrations Glasgow is gearing up for a steam-powered celebration of pioneering engineer James Watt. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:03:00 GMT 3D magnetic interactions could lead to new forms of computing A new form of magnetic interaction which pushes a formerly two-dimensional phenomenon into the third dimension could open up a host of exciting new possibilities for data storage and advanced computing. Tue, 04 Jun 2019 12:01:00 GMT Progress in understanding dementia in footballers Results of the largest study to date of the pathology of dementia in former footballers and rugby players have been revealed Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:02:00 GMT UofG contributions to civic life celebrated at Lord Provost’s Awards Dinner Professor Paul Garside, Dean of Global Engagement, and Vet graduate and athlete Laura Muir received awards Sun, 30 Jun 2019 07:00:00 GMT UofG Professor awarded one of Germany’s most prestigious medical prizes Prof Iain McInnes has been awarded the world’s highest honour awarded to a rheumatologist Mon, 13 May 2019 11:26:00 GMT Invitation to Launch of Katie Allan Family Justice Campaign 10am Thursday 25 October Tue, 23 Oct 2018 02:05:00 GMT