Glasgow University



Covid-19 vaccine developed in partnership with University of Glasgow reaches the next stage of clinical trials

3rd September 2020

The Covid-19 vaccine trial being developed by the University of Oxford in partnership with the University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has reached the next stage of development as volunteers aged over 55 are being recruited. This development comes after successful results in a trial for both phases one and two of ...


Major Glasgow study on blood biomarkers finds clear differences in people at genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease

2nd September 2020

The largest study to date on the topic used data from nearly 400,000 people in the UK Biobank. Researchers at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing have announced they have found people with genetic risk of Alzheimer’s disease exhibiting clear differences in certain biomarkers. It supports a link between a major genetic ...


UofG to collaborate on project establishing geothermal energy as technology for the central belt

29th August 2020

James Watt School of Engineering researchers to take part in ground-breaking project to establish geothermal energy as a viable technology for Scotland’s central belt by creating at least three new geoenergy facilities. The University has recently unveiled its participation in a ground-breaking project to establish geothermal energy as a viable technology for Scotland’s central belt ...


University of Glasgow to honour A-level students’ offers after government U-turn

24th August 2020

This will see offers of A-level students rejected on A-level results day reinstated. The University of Glasgow subsequently announced that all offer holders who previously had a firm acceptance but were rejected on results day and have now met their grade requirements will have their offers reinstated.  The Director of Admissions, Jonathan Jones, has revealed ...