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University wins coveted research award

27th February 2022

The University of Glasgow has been awarded the inaugural Turing Network and Development Award. The University of Glasgow was one of twenty-four universities to win the inaugural Network Development Award. This award, presented by the Alan Turing Institute, “recognises the University’s commitment to collaborative and creative research in data science and artificial intelligence”, and is ...


World Changers in Focus: February

27th February 2022

A deep dive into the world-changing research by Team UofG. February research projects at the University of Glasgow continue to stand in the tradition of academic excellence. Ground-breaking progress in the fields of climate sustainability, cancer research, net-zero manufacturing and global business strategies present an obvious headline for this edition of World Changers: this university ...


Mindstep raise £100k for research at UofG

5th February 2022

The charity has raised money to fund suicide prevention research at the University. The Mindstep Foundation has raised £100k for suicide prevention research at the University of Glasgow, led by Professor Rory O’Connor.  The foundation is a family-run mental-health charity that was founded to help educate people on the warning signs and consequences of untreated ...


UofG researchers develop the ‘DogPhone’

28th November 2021

The discovery has been deemed a way to help animals with their separation anxiety and take ownership with technology. University of Glasgow researchers have developed DogPhone, a device that pets can use to contact their owners. The device is created with pets in mind, aiming to help animals with separation anxiety from their owners. DogPhone ...


New research shows James McCune Smith stood up for women’s rights in the 19th century

24th October 2021

McCune Smith denounced the subjection of working class women to harmful treatments. New research finds that James McCune Smith, after whom the new “Learning Hub” on campus is named, was not only a medical expert but also an activist, abolitionist, journalist, and supporter of women’s suffrage. The child of a runaway slave, James McCune Smith ...


World Changers in Focus

25th September 2021

A deep dive into the world-changing research published this month by Team UofG. The “World Changers Welcome” bunting reaching across campus is hard to miss as you walk up University Avenue. When applying to the University, the slogan found its way onto the majority of freebies and goodies handed out to bright-eyed applicants, designed to ...


Glasgow ranked seventh in the UK for using animals in research

4th September 2021

Bowel cancer research is amongst the studies that relied upon animals for results A recently published league table by Understanding Animal Research (UAR) shows that the University of Glasgow carries out the 7th most animal procedures in the UK. According to Home Office figures published alongside the standing in 2020, the University of Glasgow carried ...


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 ...