University of Glasgow

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Pharmacology - May 20
For a drug to intervene in cells or entire organs that are not behaving normally, it must first bind to specific protein receptors in the cell membranes. Receptors can change their molecular structure in a multitude of ways during binding - and only the right structure will “unlock” the drug's therapeutic effect.
Health - May 15

Australian actress Marta Dusseldrop at the University of Glasgow's Archives.

Health - May 13

Scottish science is set to receive a multimillion pound boost to transform training for doctors who undertake cancer research - and help retain women scientists in the field. Cancer Research UK is to award over 6 million to its research centres in Glasgow and Edinburgh to train early-career clinician scientists - doctors who also carry out medical research.

Life Sciences - May 10

Obesity and depression have long been linked, with previous clinical studies finding an association between these two conditions. However, until now, the mechanisms of how obesity affects depression and vice versa have not been fully understood.

Health - May 9

Two University of Glasgow projects have gained awards in the first ever round of funding by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP). UKPRP is investing 25 million into understanding and influencing the social economic and environmental factors that affect our health.

Health - May 8

Professor Sarah Cleaveland has been elected to join the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship. ‌ The Professor of Comparative Epidemiology at the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is one of 50 of the UK's leading figures within biomedical and health sciences who have been asked to join the esteemed Fellowship.

Health - May 14

MSPs will tonight (Tuesday 14 May 2019) hear from University of Glasgow researchers how patients with life-threatening heart problems could benefit from a new approach to tracking treatments and outcomes throughout their care.

Event - May 10

The British Academy has awarded 3.5million in Mid-Career Fellowships to 30 outstanding academics whose research will contribute towards public understanding of the humanities and social sciences.

Social Sciences - May 9

Academics are calling for a radical overhaul of the UK gambling laws including a tax on the industry to prevent gambling harms and support those with gambling problems, in a paper published today. As gambling is increasingly being recognised as a public health issue, the academies say major investment is needed to alleviate the growing economic burden on society.

Innovation - May 8

The University of Glasgow's stellar ambitions were given a boost today (Wednesday 8 May) with the opening of the School of Engineering's space research lab. Ivan McKee MSP, the Scottish Government's Minister for Trade, Investment and Innovation, officially opened the Integrated Space and Exploration Technology Laboratory during a visit to the University's James Watt South building.

Environment - May 2

The University of Glasgow is adding its voice to that of other organisations in the UK and around the world in declaring a climate emergency. It is the first university in Scotland to do so. The move comes as the Committee on Climate Change has proposed a UK target of cutting greenhouse gases to nearly zero by 2050.

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