Wed, 06 May 2020 13:17:00 BST
The Universities of Glasgow and Dundee have been awarded ￡225,000 to rapidly screen for potential COVID-19 treatments. The project is funded by the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, an initiative launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard to speed up the response to the COVID-19 pandemic by funding the identification, assessment, development and scale up of treatments.
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:37:00 BST
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:51:00 BST
A small piece of genetic material could hold the key to diagnosing and treating high blood pressure earlier, according to new research by scientists at the University of Glasgow, who found that a small piece of genetic material could explain why arteries become increasingly stiff (which happens in high blood pressure) and why blood vessels age faster.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020 11:00:00 BST
A new project which will explore the possibility of using space-based reflectors to shine additional sunlight towards future large-scale solar power farms at dawn and dusk has won backing from the European Research Council.
Mon, 16 Mar 2020 13:00:00 GMT
After careful consideration, the University of Glasgow has made the difficult decision to cancel two international conferences it was organising and hosting - the Outlander Conference Glasgow 2020 and the Edwin Morgan 100 Conference.
Fri, 06 Mar 2020 07:00:00 GMT
Wed, 04 Mar 2020 08:43:00 GMT
Mon, 02 Mar 2020 12:00:00 GMT
British scientists are turning their eyes to the skies to track meteorites before they land on UK soil – and they’re looking for volunteers to help them recover the space rocks whenever and wherever they fall.
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 07:00:00 GMT
Fri, 28 Feb 2020 12:00:00 GMT
Six trailblazing women from Scotland’s past, from the country’s first female solicitor and UofG graduate to the first Scottish woman to direct a feature-length film, have been recognised by Historic Environment Scotland (HES).
Fri, 31 Jan 2020 20:00:00 GMT
Cheap roundworm drug found to enhance the effects of chemotherapy in prostate cancer – scientists say it could be available to patients “within 3 to 4 years”
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 13:57:00 GMT
Scientists at the University of Glasgow and Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute have tested close to 1000 existing medicines and discovered that a cheap drug commonly used to treat parasitic worm infection could be a game-changing treatment for prostate cancer.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 09:00:00 GMT
University of Glasgow research finds Robert Burns is worth ￡203 million annually in direct value to Scotland, and almost ￡140 milion in brand value
Fri, 10 Jan 2020 08:00:00 GMT