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Environment - Oct 21
Leading academics from the University of Glasgow have joined forces with SCCS, the UK's largest grouping of carbon capture and storage (CCS) scientists, to strengthen climate action through targeted research, Professor Gioia Falcone, Rankine Chair and Professor of Energy Engineering and Associate Director of the Centre for Sustainable Solutions at the University of Glasgow, joins the SCCS Directorate, where she represents the university's combined expertise in the climate technology.
History - Oct 21

York and Dublin, the two most important Viking settlements in Western Europe, are joining to learn from each other about their linked heritage and history, it was announced today. Dyflin and Jórvik (Viking Age Dublin and York) each experienced enormous change during their time as Viking colonial centres in the late 9th and early 10th century and were closely linked during the late ninth and early tenth century when the same family ruled over them both.

Health - Oct 15

The University of Glasgow has been awarded three prestigious UKRI-funded Future Leaders Fellowship awards, for work on COVID-19 and in cancer sciences. The awards, which have been made to Dr David Bryant and Dr Joanna Birch from the Institute of Cancer Sciences, as well as Dr Adam Fletcher, who will be joining the University of Glasgow-MRC Centre for Virus Research in the coming months, to begin working on COVID-19 research.

Health - Oct 13

Study finds high levels of PTSD in nursing and care staff dealing with COVID-19 - A University of Glasgow mathematician has helped map the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on nursing and care home staff in Italy.

Health - Oct 12

A University of Glasgow-led national centre for research into inflammatory arthritis is proud to announce it has awarded 12 PhDs in its first round of funding, creating a new cadre of young scientists trained in pathogenesis research to fight arthritis.

Social Sciences - Oct 8

In March 2021, two new learning centres will open in Govan and Craigmillar to provide additional educational support to young people aged 7-18. Working closely with local schools, colleges and other agencies, the centres will provide after-school academic tuition, mentoring, and programmes to enable young people to achieve their ambitions.

Health - Oct 21

New study reveals mental health impact of initial lockdown period. The first six weeks of the pandemic and lockdown had a major impact on the UK population's mental health and wellbeing, according to new research.

Health - Oct 14

A University of Glasgow researcher has received a prestigious medal from the Royal Society of Edinburgh in recognition of his work in treating sleeping sickness and other neuroviruses. The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland's National Academy, has announced the six winners of its highly prestigious medals, which recognise exceptional achievement in science, academia and public engagement.

Health - Oct 12

Scientists have developed a new 'Precision Medicine' approach to treating the damaged DNA in the cancer cells of Pancreatic Cancer patients. The findings mark an important step forward for potential treatment options for pancreatic cancer, improving the options and outcomes for a disease where survival rates have remained stubbornly low.

Health - Oct 9

Six leading University of Glasgow academics have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Two professors from the College of Science and Engineering have been honoured for their services to research, education, and outreach.

Computer Science - Oct 7

A week-long celebration of the life and achievements of a pioneering woman computing scientist is aiming to encourage more female participation in the tech sector. The inaugural Ada Scotland Festival, which launches online on Tuesday 13 October, is named after Ada Lovelace, the 19th-century mathematician who is widely regarded as one of the first computer programmers.




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