The University of Glasgow in Scotland was established in 1451. The University of Glasgow is rated in the top 100 universities world-wide and it is the only university in Scotland with a medical, law, dentistry and veterinary school. The University of Scotland in the Russell Group and currently serves more than 23,500 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The University of Glasgow has six Nobel Laureates affiliated with the university and spawned James Watt, Lord Kelvin, John Baird, Joseph Lister and other notable scholars.
Thinking outside the box
Natural habitats are changing at ever-faster rates. Can wildlife cope? And what can humans learn from their responses? A range of research projects at Glasgow examining wildlife in country and city environments ...
Chemists create 'artificial chemical evolution' for the first time
Scientists have taken an important step towards the possibility of creating synthetic life with the development of a form of artificial evolution in a simple chemistry set without DNA.
New research to address how to successfully end wars
Academics and military personnel are launching a unique new research project today that will examine the ethics of victory in war.
Improving flash memory: New molecular storage devices could bridge memory gap
(Phys.org) —New molecules could be the key to solving a looming problem with flash memory storage, researchers say in a new report published in the journal Nature today.
Energy engineers call for new regulatory framework for fracking
Leading energy engineers are suggesting that UK regulations on the surface vibrations caused by shale gas fracking are unnecessarily restrictive.
Neutron stars could shine new light on universe expansion
Astrophysicists have developed a new way to use gravitational waves to measure the expansion rate of the universe.
Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched
Researchers have completed the first phase of the world's most extensive digital archive of Scottish Gaelic texts as part of a landmark project to revolutionise access and understanding of the language to ...
Prevention is better than cure say racehorse owners
Prevention is better than cure: and no more so when it comes to injuries to racehorses, which can easily end a champion's career.
Hydrogen production breakthrough could herald cheap green energy
(Phys.org) —Scientists have taken a major step forward in the production of hydrogen from water which could lead to a new era of cheap, clean and renewable energy.
Researchers tracking the epic Serengeti migration reveal that humans have greater impact than food or predators
Across the Serengeti-Mara, an estimated 1.3 million wildebeest and 250,000 zebra are making their annual migration in one of the most spectacular sights of the natural world.
Scottishness is a more inclusive national identity than Englishness for many ethnic groups in Britain
New research on the Scottish Census data reveals that almost all minority communities in Scotland were more likely to claim a Scottish identity in Scotland, than an English identity in England. The picture is complicated, ...
New research reveals global criminal trafficking network for ancient art
In the first ever empirical study of a statue trafficking network, researchers at the University of Glasgow have unveiled the structure of the network of criminals needed to illegally traffic antiquities from ancient archaeological ...
Proteins 'ring like bells'
As far back as 1948, Erwin Schrödinger—the inventor of modern quantum mechanics—published the book "What is life?" In it, he suggested that quantum mechanics and coherent ringing might be at the basis ...
The sonic screwdriver can turn cells tartan
It's the sort of thing you would expect Dr Who to do – join up someone's damaged nerves by using a sonic screwdriver. But the scientists at the University of Glasgow are no time-travellers and their work ...
The touchy-feely robot coming soon
Think of a world where a robot can not only carry a cup of tea to an elderly person, but can also sense whether it's too hot to handle.