Glasgow University research is “excellent”

Research carried out at the University of Glasgow has been judged to be among the best in Scotland and the UK, in a report published by the Research Excellence Framework. The findings of…

70% of HE staff are over-stressed at work

The Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS), Scotland’s largest educational trade union recently found that Scotland’s university lecturers face heavy workload pressures, high levels of work-related stress and are concerned about management and leadership in…

Science outreach project hailed success

A team of University of Glasgow researchers have completed a successful science outreach project, which brought science to over 6,500 Glaswegians in some of the city’s most deprived neighbourhoods. The Scottish Government’s “Talking Science”…

Glasgow studies psychological gossip triggers

A new study involving researchers from the University of Glasgow suggests people are more likely to gossip when faced with stories which are considered novel and which alter opinions about the people involved. Psychology…

Real world economics taking hold at Glasgow

Founded last year after economics students were given an introductory module in Post-Keynesian economics, the Glasgow University Real World Economics Society (GURWES) expands on that rare glimpse of critical thought that us economics…