Our research impact
Our researchers work on innovative projects with broad and signficant national and global impact for society and the economy.
Increasing living kidney transplantation in the UK
Bespoke algorithms developed at UofG have increased the number of kidney transplants arranged through the UK Living Kidney Sharing Scheme (UKLKSS), freeing many more kidney patients and their families from the burden of long-term dialysis and savings the NHS millions of pounds.
International technical standards in WebRTC
Increased scalability of Erlang
Erlang is an open-source specialist programming language governing >90% of internet traffic and ~50% of landline phone calls globally. Trinder at UofG identified fundamental issues which constrained Erlang’s performance on multiple cores (processors) and hosts (machines), i.e. its scalability.