April 2022 - Page 3 of 6 - The Glasgow Guardian



World Changers: March

19th April 2022

A deep dive into the world-changing research by Team UofG. To start this month, University of Glasgow scientists, along with those from other institutions, have developed a technique to identify types of mosquitos that cause malaria.  Scientists from UofG’s Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health and Comparative Medicine and School of Chemistry, working with Ifakara Health ...


Search for sexual attacker ongoing following West End assault

19th April 2022

Police think assault took place near Ashton Lane at the end of Saturday night, likely between 12.15-12.30am on Sunday. The police search launched on Sunday morning, where parts of Ashton Lane and nearby areas were closed off as part of the investigation. A source for The Glasgow Guardian confirmed that police are particularly interested in ...


Lights out and away we go…

19th April 2022

New designs, new drivers and new rivalries: a new era of F1 begins…  The 2022 Formula 1 season is up and running, following perhaps the biggest change in regulations that the sport has even seen. But what exactly is so different from last year, why have these changes been made, and how have things panned ...


Review: Orphans @ SEC Armadillo

19th April 2022

Micaela Levesque reviews the outlandish dark comedy on its opening night. Don’t let the title fool you, Orphans is the most delightful play about dead mothers you will possibly ever see. The dark comedy pop musical from the National Theatre of Scotland stopped in Glasgow this weekend at the SEC Armadillo. It treated the audience ...


The real cost of the Covid-19 test…

19th April 2022

How will the end to free Covid-19 testing affect student life? Test twice a week; test before visiting a crowded place; test before meeting or living with clinically vulnerable people; test if you develop Covid-19 symptoms or feel unwell; test to protect yourself and others; test, test, test…  For the last two years, we’ve constantly ...


Should the world be our oyster?

17th April 2022

How to travel ethically without supporting governments that have bad human rights records.  When thinking of places to travel, chances are the type of government and the human rights policies within the country are low on your list of decision-factors. After all, when there’s a cheap flight available, why not take that trip to Turkey ...


Glasgow Film Festival 2022: Ride the Wave

17th April 2022

Annick praises the nuance of this documentary that follows a child handling a whole wave of pressures. Most 16-year-old boys care about football, video games, maybe girls, but they are certainly not in the position to regularly make the choice of deliberately risking their life. Neither would they know about freediving breathing techniques, wave forecasts ...


UofG students declare candidacy for council elections in May

17th April 2022

The Glasgow Guardian catches up with the two students running for local council positions in the upcoming elections. With local elections shortly approaching on 5 May, The Glasgow Guardian speaks to two University of Glasgow students Jamie McGuire and Holly Moscrop who have declared their candidacy.  Jamie is running for Renfrew North and Braehead ward ...


Glasgow Film Festival 2022: Homebound

15th April 2022

Katherine interviewed the director of new horror movie Homebound, Sebastian Godwin, whose film premiered as part of the Fright Fest Film Festival. The Glasgow Guardian: Homebound is part of Fright Fest Film Festival this year. I just wanted to know a bit about what attracted you to do kind of psychological thriller and horror, especially ...


Cost of living crisis: visiting Glasgow South West Foodbank

15th April 2022

Our writer Ben talks to the organiser of a food bank in the South West of Glasgow about the cost of living crisis and the ever-changing role of organisations like hers in civil society. Would a 12-year old growing up today know of a Britain without food banks? It’s unlikely. But what is it that ...