Alcohol sales in Britain fell during the initial lockdown period, Glasgow study finds

25th February 2021

The study was conducted by the University of Glasgow in conjunction with Public Health Scotland. A joint study by the University of Glasgow and Public Health Scotland found that alcohol sales of pure alcohol per adult fell by 6% during the period between mid-March and mid-July 2020. Although there was a rise in the amount ...

GUU Iron Stomach returns this Friday on Facebook Live

17th February 2021

Iron stomach will be one of three ways to get your name engraved in Beer Bar this year! The first of three popular events held by Glasgow University Union (GUU) for its “Month of Games” takes place on Friday 19 February. The month kickstarts with the famous Iron Stomach competition, held twice a year by ...

Lockdown sees smoking decreased but an increase in alcohol consumption and psychological distress

12th October 2020

A study led by the University of Glasgow has analysed trends during early lockdown. A recently published study led by the University of Glasgow has shown that during the Covid-19 lockdown saw alcohol consumption increase, whilst smoking declined. The study analysed trends in mental health and changes in associated behaviours during the first month of ...