Mon, 02 Aug 2021 16:00:00 BST
The landmark, University of Glasgow-led research into lifelong health outcomes in former professional footballers, the FIELD study, has revealed further major insights into the link between football and risk of dementia.
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 10:00:00 BST
Using a more sensitive test than is commonly used in the NHS, researchers have been able to show, for the first time, that even mild kidney disease is associated with an increased risk of developing and dying from cancer.
Thu, 24 Jun 2021 19:00:00 BST
Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:30:00 BST
People living in the private rented sector are forced to make hard choices in order to meet their basic needs, a new study from the University of Glasgow led UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence reveals.
Fri, 16 Jul 2021 11:00:00 BST
What goes up must come down: Fujitsu helps to clean up space with first-of-its-kind mission optimiser
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 08:00:00 BST
Thu, 15 Jul 2021 09:30:21 BST
Understanding Animal Research (UAR), an organisation that promotes open communications about animal research, has today (15 July 2021) published 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.
Tue, 13 Jul 2021 16:00:54 BST
New research from King’s College London, in collaboration with Glasgow University, has found that teenagers who have self-harmed five or more times in their life have a significantly higher threshold for pain compared to adolescents that have not
Thu, 08 Jul 2021 09:30:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has been doubly successful in the prestigious Medical Research Council 2021 Doctoral Training Partnership competition, working in partnership with institutions across the UK and beyond to deliver two outstanding PhD programmes
Fri, 02 Jul 2021 09:00:00 BST
Researchers at the University of Glasgow will play a key role in the major new EU research project, HIPPOCRATES, which will promote the early identification of and improve outcomes for patients with psoriatic arthritis.
Mon, 21 Jun 2021 06:50:00 BST
86,780 ambulance callouts were identified as alcohol-related in 2019, using a new method based on the notes taken by paramedics at the scene. This figure, an average of more than 230 call-outs every day, is more than three times higher than previously reported.
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 07:32:00 BST
An at-risk species of fish has established itself in lochs across Scotland with the help of conservation managers and by rapidly adapting to its new environment, resulting in changes to their DNA, their ecology, and body shape, according to a new study.
Fri, 18 Jun 2021 19:00:00 BST
New research into one of the most volatile periods in Earth’s geological history has narrowed down the precise age of a meteorite impact in the Ukraine around 65 million years ago, ruling out the chance that it contributed to the extinction of the dinosaurs but offering new insight into the planet’s climate history.
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 13:00:00 BST
The University of Glasgow has signed an important 3.5 year inter-institutional agreement with the Central American organisation OIRSA to better understand the corridors of viral spread of rabies in the region
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 10:22:00 BST
New report shows it is "not enough to mandate a human right to adequate housing; we need to define it"
Wed, 09 Jun 2021 12:00:00 BST
The report published by the Association of Local Authority Chief Housing Officers (ALACHO) has shown that not every household enjoys the human right to an adequate house and current housing policies may not be doing enough to improve things.
Thu, 10 Jun 2021 23:01:00 BST
A new study reveals that having a normal metabolic profile does not mean that a person with obesity is actually healthy, since they face an increased risk of diabetes, heart diseases, strokes, and respiratory diseases.
Mon, 07 Jun 2021 12:00:00 BST
Researchers at University of Glasgow have benefitted from a major grant from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), to help upgrade advanced analytical and imaging instrumentation.
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 16:00:00 BST
Wed, 02 Jun 2021 09:00:00 BST
High-profile research conducted as part of the Arts & Humanities Research Council Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (PEC) and published today has analysed how eight government and parliamentary reports and inquiries over an 18-month period have highlighted and set the agenda for platform regulation.
Mon, 31 May 2021 23:01:00 BST
New research has shown that if people achieve and maintain substantial weight loss to manage their type 2 diabetes, many can also effectively control their high blood pressure and stop or cut down on their anti-hypertensive medication
Wed, 26 May 2021 08:00:00 BST
Research by academics at the University of Glasgow has shown how data sharing has been critical to how Scottish local government managed the rapid response to the COVID-19 crisis in the last 12 months.
Wed, 26 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
What information is retained in a memory over time, and which parts get lost? These questions have led to many scientific theories over the years, and now a team of researchers at the Universities of Glasgow and Birmingham have been able to provide some answers.
Mon, 24 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
A new system capable of identifying complex molecular signatures could aid in the search for alien life in the universe and could even lead to the creation of new forms of life in the laboratory, scientists say.
Thu, 20 May 2021 10:01:00 BST
Great tits living in cities are genetically different from great tits in the countryside. Researchers made the discovery after a unique study where they examined populations of great tits in nine large European cities, including Glasgow.
Thu, 13 May 2021 23:30:00 BST
New research has found that 78% of women prisoners in Scotland have a history of significant head injury – most of which occurred in the context of domestic abuse that often lasted over periods of several years
Fri, 07 May 2021 07:30:00 BST
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations’ Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).
Tue, 04 May 2021 10:00:00 BST
Professor Christopher Philo, UofG's has been awarded the Society's Victoria Medal, which recognises outstanding geographical scholarship, specifically for his promotion and contribution to research in health, social and cultural geographies.
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 08:00:33 BST
World-leading rugby players, Shane Williams and Ben Kay, have signed up to a large-scale Alzheimer’s Society funded study. The research will look at important and unanswered questions, such as whether elite rugby players show more early warning signs of dementia than the general population
UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence aim to guide newly elected Governments in housing policy change
Mon, 26 Apr 2021 10:00:00 BST
As we await the elections in Scotland and Wales, the UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) is publishing new papers that set out evidence-informed priorities for the incoming Governments of both nations.
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 23:30:00 BST
A stroke rehabilitation system, developed by MicroTransponder Inc and studied by a team at the University of Glasgow, has been shown to significantly improve arm impairment and function in people with long-term arm weakness after ischaemic stroke
Marine experts sounding out salmon, basking sharks, skate, dolphins, whales and seals: Loughs Agency announces deployment of Europe’s largest fish counter
Thu, 22 Apr 2021 14:06:02 BST
The University of Glasgow is part of a unique marine research project led by Loughs Agency, which is underway to study the seas around Ireland and Western Scotland with the deployment of ‘Europe’s largest fish counter’.
Wed, 21 Apr 2021 00:01:00 BST
Two studies led by researchers from the University of Glasgow and King’s Centre for Military Health Research (KCMHR) at King’s College London have found there is little evidence that early recruitment to the UK Armed Forces is associated with an adverse impact on long-term mental health, despite previously raised concerns
Wed, 14 Apr 2021 00:00:57 BST
A project at the University of Glasgow that is aiming to better understand the effects that COVID-19 infection has on blood vessels and blood pressure has received a grant of £250,000 from national charity Heart Research UK
Tue, 13 Apr 2021 11:00:00 BST
Patients receiving treatment for the “asbestos cancer”, Mesothelioma, are being assessed with Artificial Intelligence (AI) as part of a prototype imaging system which could revolutionise the way people with the disease are cared for