QS 2023 Rankings by Subject
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 09:16:00 GMT
University of Glasgow records a strong performance in the QS World Rankings by Subject 2023.
Waist to height ratio a better outcome indicator than BMI in patients with heart failure
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 00:05:06 GMT
New research has debunked the idea that there is an “obesity paradox”, whereby patients with heart failure who are overweight or obese are thought to be less likely to end up in hospital or die than people of normal weight
Report highlights the impact of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) on deaths and hospital admissions
Tue, 21 Mar 2023 00:01:00 GMT
Today, Public Health Scotland (PHS) and The Lancet publish new evidence showing the impact of alcohol minimum unit pricing (MUP) on deaths and hospital admissions attributable to alcohol consumption.
'Painful' Legacy of Asbestos in Scotland to be tackled with £2.1M funding for UofG
Wed, 15 Mar 2023 00:01:00 GMT
The “long and painful” legacy of asbestos in Scotland is to be tackled with a £2.1m Cancer Research UK grant to the University of Glasgow aimed at solving why it can take decades for exposure to the fibrous mineral to develop into cancer.
New research sheds light on how malaria parasites adapt to their human hosts
Tue, 14 Mar 2023 10:00:00 GMT
A study has characterised the factors that cause the malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to invest resources into reproduction – to maximise transmission to other hosts – or replication – to ensure survival within its current human host
Biochemical synthesis discovery could unlock new drug development breakthroughs
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 16:00:00 GMT
A mystery about how a chemical compound found in nature could be synthesised in the lab may have been solved, scientists say – a breakthrough which could unlock new developments in medicine.
UofG to lead two prestigious new research alliances
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 09:30:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is to host two of three new collaborative research alliances in Scotland, with a focus on two of the biggest challenges currently for world health: nutrition and food security, and lifelong brain health
Lifetime achievement award for UofG gravitational wave physicist
Thu, 09 Mar 2023 08:30:00 GMT
Professor Sheila Rowan has been honoured with the Philip Leverhulme Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding research in gravitational physics and unstinting contribution to the physics community.
Emma Ritch Law Clinic to improve access to justice for sexual offence cases
Wed, 08 Mar 2023 15:35:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has been awarded funding to establish a unique law clinic designed to increase access to justice in Scotland for complainers in sexual offences cases, through the provision of independent legal advice and representation by practising Scottish solicitors, without charge.
UofG research informs new Women's Prize for Non-Fiction
Thu, 09 Feb 2023 09:01:00 GMT
Research by the University of Glasgow has informed the creation of the Women’s Prize for Non-Fiction, a new annual book prize that will further amplify female voices, whilst celebrating books that inform, challenge, disrupt, and offer solace and connection.
Supporting New Scots funding announcement
Sun, 05 Feb 2023 11:00:00 GMT
Domestic abuse information 'not adequately captured' in child contact cases
Fri, 03 Feb 2023 09:15:00 GMT
Domestic abuse allegations and convictions of parents who have perpetrated abuse are not being adequately captured by Scottish civil courts during child contact hearings, a new study by the Universities of Glasgow and Edinburgh Napier has found.
University of Glasgow experts reveal fascinating new insight into Robert Burns domestic life
Mon, 23 Jan 2023 10:00:00 GMT
An astonishing discovery found at a 13th century Scottish castle has shed new light on the day-to-day domestic life of Robert Burns and his family, academics at the University of Glasgow have revealed.
Adam Smith 300 launches at the Scottish Parliament
Fri, 20 Jan 2023 10:07:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow has launched its Adam Smith Tercentenary celebrations with an event at the Scottish Parliament. Politicians, academics and leaders came together to hear more about the life and legacy of the founder of modern economics, and the exciting activities that are taking place both at the University and around the world to mark this important event in Scotland’s calendar.
At-home cardiac rehabilitation programme is a success in Scotland
Thu, 19 Jan 2023 09:00:27 GMT
REACH-HF, an award-winning cardiac rehabilitation programme which helps people living with heart failure improve their quality of life from the convenience and safety of their own homes, should be rolled out across Scotland, according to a new study
University of Glasgow academics join first UK-wide Young Academy
Tue, 10 Jan 2023 12:00:00 GMT
Two academics from the University of Glasgow are among the first members of the new UK Young Academy – a network of early career researchers and professionals established to help tackle local and global issues and promote meaningful change.
SAS and the University of Glasgow enter into a new strategic partnership
Wed, 21 Dec 2022 08:00:00 GMT
The Scottish Ambulance Service and the University of Glasgow have entered into a new strategic partnership that will see the two prominent organisations collaborate in order to address key healthcare challenges
Supporting police in improving procedural justice for rape victims
Mon, 19 Dec 2022 10:06:00 GMT
UofG academics at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR) have led on improving police engagement with victim-survivors for a project that aims to bring about significant improvements in the criminal justice system’s response to rape.
Glasgow scientists discover key to supercharging immunotherapy’s ability to stop breast cancer spreading to the lung
Wed, 07 Dec 2022 15:00:00 GMT
Breast cancer immunotherapy could be more effective if an immune cell that prevents it from working is targeted at the same time, according to new Breast Cancer Now and Secondary1st funded research.
Report published on New Scots Refugee Integration Strategy
Tue, 06 Dec 2022 13:00:00 GMT
The report shows that there is much to celebrate in the strength, enthusiasm and commitment to the work of welcoming people who have sought to rebuild their lives in Scotland, but the barriers are also real, and the challenges presented require mitigation.