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Possible new cancer drug discovered by Glasgow researchers

30th April 2021

In collaboration with Breast Cancer Now, the University has evidence that the new drug may be beneficial in fighting breast cancer. University of Glasgow researchers, in collaboration with Breast Cancer Now, have findings which suggest that a cancer protein may be effectively treated by a new drug already being investigated for its beneficial role in ...


UofG team leads new developments into quantum holography

26th February 2021

This new development could remove the limitations faced by standard methods of holography currently being used.  A team of UofG physicists have become the first in their field to discover a new means of quantum holography. In a paper released earlier this month, the team outlined this new method, arguing it removes the limitations faced ...


University strikes £4.6m deal with US pharma company for new drug research

25th February 2021

UofG and Eli Lilly will collaborate on research aimed at helping develop new drugs to tackle four major diseases. The University of Glasgow has struck a new four-year research deal with US pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company. The deal is worth £4.6m and will involve collaboration in researching the new generation of drug targets ...


University of Glasgow researchers find that obesity is responsible for more UK deaths than smoking

25th February 2021

Smoking-related deaths have decreased whilst obesity is killing more. A new study by University of Glasgow researchers has shown that obesity is responsible for more deaths in both Scotland and England than smoking.  The analysis of data collected between 2003 and 2017 found that obesity has led to more cases of solid organ cancers, including ...


UofG researcher plays key role in an important study of Ebola virus survivors

5th February 2021

Research finds survivors of Ebola experience a resurgence in antibody levels almost a year after recovery.  A study, led by the University of Liverpool in partnership with the University of Glasgow, has found that survivors of Ebola experience a resurgence in antibody levels almost a year after recovery.  Researchers from the University of Liverpool studied ...


University of Glasgow launches “Future of Scots” research project

4th February 2021

The University enquires whether Scots language has a future or is “just for Burns night”. The future of the Scots language is under review as a new research project is launched by the University of Glasgow. The collaborative project has the additional support of The Royal Society of Edinburgh; aiming to push an agenda that ...


University to be involved in new £31m project examining dark matter

29th January 2021

The project team will be investigating the nature of dark matter and how it relates to the wider universe.  Researchers from the University of Glasgow are set to be involved in a new £31m study examining the nature of dark matter with hopes of improving understanding of its role in the universe.  The project won ...


UofG research finds swapping beer and spirits for red wine with food lowers risk of disease

28th January 2021

The cohort study found that spirits, beer and cider are associated with higher death rates, disease and injury compared to red wine. Research at the University of Glasgow has investigated the effects of differing patterns of alcohol consumption, finding that red wine is more beneficial in the long-term than spirits and beer, and that eating ...