University of Glasgow
University of Glasgow
Smoking declined, but adverse alcohol use generally increased during the UK's coronavirus 'lockdown', according to new research. The study , published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health and led by the University of Glasgow's Institute of Health and Wellbeing, found the proportion of people drinking four or more times per week increased, as did binge drinking.
The University of Glasgow is rolling out significant extra support measures for students in halls of residences, from today.
We are aware of two significant clusters of positive cases of Covid-19 in our Murano Street and Cairncross residences, which we believe were largely due to social activity around 12-14 September (the start of Freshers' Week).
The University of Glasgow has scored its third rise in recent weeks in university rankings. In The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021 , the University has risen two places to 14 th in the UK and remains 2 nd in Scotland.
An academic from the University of Glasgow has been elected to one of Europe's foremost senior research bodies, the Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe). Professor Lorna M Hughes was elected on the strength of her worldwide reputation in the field of Digital Humanities.
A new form of digital contact tracing which uses unbreakable encryption to secure personal data could help win the level of public engagement required to fight the spread of COVID-19, scientists say. In a new paper published in IEEE Internet of Things Journal, engineers from the University of Glasgow outline how a trustworthy contact tracing system could be built on the unique properties of blockchain technology.
The University of Glasgow is opening a new first opinion equine practice, which will service horse owners around the northern side of Glasgow, from Port Talbot to Cumbernauld and up to Drymen. The Glasgow Equine Hospital and Practice at The Weipers Centre, based at the University of Glasgow Garscube Estate campus, will be led by experienced equine vets James Risk and Nick Graham, who will provide a fullymobile equine veterinary service at local yards.
Marie Curie and the University of Glasgow are calling for action to improve the care and experience of dying people in hospitals. Following a series of seminars with leading experts undertaken before the coronavirus pandemic, the organisations found that despite examples of good care, many hospitals are still not identifying enough patients who could benefit from palliative care, and who are unfairly missing out on the right care at the end of life.