University of Glasgow

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Location: Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Environment - May 7
An international team of 91 scientists and conservationists, including from the University of Glasgow, has joined forces to create the first-ever global atlas of ungulate (hooved mammal) migrations, working in partnership with the United Nations' Convention on Migratory Species (CMS).
Music - May 5

A new online resource dedicated to the earliest known sources of Scottish fiddle music is being launched today.

Computer Science - Apr 30

Scientists have found a way to equip everyday objects like smartphones and laptops with a bat-like sense of their surroundings. At the heart of the technique is a sophisticated machine-learning algorithm which uses reflected echoes to generate images, similar to the way bats navigate and hunt using echolocation.

Campus - Apr 28

The University of Glasgow's new, world-leading James McCune Smith Learning Hub (JMSLH) has opened its doors to students for the first time this week. The 90 million state-of-the-art learning and teaching facility is located at the heart of University's existing Gilmorehill campus, in the West End of the city.

Sport - Apr 27

New findings published today in the journal JAMA Network Open show that teenage girls playing football are at almost double the risk of concussion compared to teenage boys. Teenage girls are also less likely to be removed from play and take longer to recover from the injury than their male counterparts.

Environment - May 5

A length of steel pipe and a heart monitor are the unlikely tools underpinning new research which suggests that trees may work together to form resource-sharing networks, helping the group collectively overcome environmental challenges.

Environment - Apr 29

Researchers from the University of Glasgow have contributed their expertise to a new report on how nature-based solutions could help nations mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change. Professor Nick Hanley and Professor Larissa Naylor are among the authors of Nature-based Solutions for Climate Change, People and Biodiversity , a briefing paper released Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine by the COP26 Universities Network.

Health - Apr 28

A ground-breaking trial, which uses digital avatars to represent the auditory hallucinations experienced by people with psychosis, has launched in Scotland. The AVATAR 2 trial - led here by the University of Glasgow - uses the unique therapy to help those with psychosis increase power and control over the voices they hear and reduce their distress.

Campus - Apr 27

UofG's Professor Gwyn Bellamy MMath FLSW, Professor of Mathematics, University of Glasgow, is among the new entrants to the Learned Society of Wales' Fellowship. He joins 44 other new Fellows, all of whom share a link with Wales, its universities or intellectual life and are drawn from all specialisms.

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