Funding



Put your money where your mouth is and stop funding the climate crisis

29th November 2021

Protesting is a great way to get involved in activism, but if your actions don’t back up your words, holding a sign is pointless. Everybody loves a protest. You get together with friends, paint a witty yet politically astute sign, feel part of something bigger and – critically – have an excellent excuse to avoid ...


UofG Centre for Quantum Computing receives funding in two new projects

26th November 2021

The University is part of a £6.5 million consortium and £5.7 million research project. Two new projects based at the University of Glasgow’s Centre for Quantum Computing, launched in September which aims to build on the University’s expertise and experience as one of the largest quantum centres in the UK, have recently received funding.  The ...


Finance ministers mobilise funding for large-scale climate action

8th November 2021

Monetary pledges have been made at COP26 to help limit global temperature rises to 1.5 degrees Celsius. In their day of meetings at COP26 finance ministers and international finance institutions across the globe have made an agreement to make funds available for large-scale climate action in recognition that monetary pledges are critical in order to ...


UofG spinout company granted EU funding for development of a drug against malaria

17th October 2021

Keltic Pharma, part funded by several UofG scientists, will use the multi-million Euro funding to develop its research into a drug treating malaria. University of Glasgow spin-out company, Keltic Pharma, which was incorporated in February 2021, has been granted multi-million Euro funding from the European Union (EU) to further develop research into a groundbreaking new ...


Glasgow City Council provides additional funding to support children from low-income families during lockdown

30th January 2021

The extra financial support follows the Council’s winter payment of £120 to children of low-income families. An additional fund announced by the Glasgow City Council will ensure every child eligible for free school meals receives a fortnightly payment of £25 to support families during the current lockdown.  The grant was announced after the most recent ...


Suicide Prevention Day: where is the funding?

19th October 2020

In response to Suicide Prevention Day, Annika Kapp considers how current support services in the UK are failing. Content Warning: Contains references to suicide, OCD, and depression.  10 September marked the annual Suicide Prevention Day; the time of the year when social media tells you to check up on your loved ones and awareness campaigns ...


The importance of cancer screening

24th September 2020

Beth Dillon explores the importance of funding for improving and developing cancer screening. The University of Glasgow has been awarded a £3.37m research grant through the INSPIRE (INtegrated TeChnologies for Improved Polyp SurveillancE) project to improve the bowel cancer screening process.  The project uses artificial intelligence to identify patients who are more likely to have ...


Show us the money

17th September 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic leaves hospitality and retail work hard to come by, more needs to be done to help working-class students weigh the cost of university. It was recently announced that the UK has plunged into the worst recession on record, following the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. As companies paddle ...


UKRI funding for international postgraduate students in the UK available from next year

16th September 2020

In a move that will hopefully encourage more international students to study in the UK, the UKRI will grant successful applicants the full award. United Kingdom Research and Innovation (UKRI) has recently announced that all of their student funding awards for postgraduate programmes will be expanded to also cover international students from the beginning of ...


UofG grad Owain Campton’s campaign for equal postgraduate funding

3rd September 2020

The Glasgow Guardian sits down with Glasgow University graduate, Owain Campton, to discuss the campaign he hopes will help thousands of Northern Irish students. Glasgow University postgraduate Owain Campton this summer wrote an open letter to members of the Northern Irish assembly and Scottish parliament to address the low funding that Scottish and Northern Irish ...