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.
Mobile phone use may pose significant security risks for companies
(Phys.org) —New research suggests that companies are leaving themselves open to potentially serious security and legal risks by employees' improper use of corporate mobile devices.
Scientists unlock secret of cattle ticks' resistance to pesticide
Scientists have discovered how a tick which transmits devastating diseases to cattle has developed resistance to one of the main pesticides used to kill it.
Scottish heather honey is best for beating bacteria
Honey has long been known for its anti-bacterial properties: it was prized by the ancient Egyptians and is widely used today in veterinary medicine as a wound dressing.
Smouldering peat fires may contribute to climate change
New research into smouldering wildfires in the UK has found that they could be a contributor to climate change.
Vaccinating cattle against E. coli O157 could cut human cases of infection by 85 percent, study shows
Vaccinating cattle against the E. coli O157 bacterium could cut the number of human cases of the disease by 85%, according to scientists. The bacteria, which cause severe gastrointestinal illness and even death in humans ...
Declassified spy photographs reveal lost Roman frontier
Declassified spy photography has uncovered a lost Roman Eastern frontier, dating from the second century AD.
Future employment prospects bleak
Europe's young people are facing a bleak future with a fragmented and precarious labour market that is only just beginning to be appreciated in the West, according to a paper to be presented this Thursday to the European ...
Mapping the planet's ups and downs
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Glasgow are using a new technique known as interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) to predict natural disasters around the world and manage their impact.
Prehistoric giant fish could grow more than 16 metres long
The skeletal remains of the biggest fish ever to have swum the seas have revealed just how massive the prehistoric creature could grow.
Grapefruit biomolecules may herald new treatment for heart disease
New research published in the Biochemical Journal has identified molecules occurring naturally in fruit that may play an important role in the future treatment of heart disease.
Time to rethink the Rehabilitation of Offenders?
More than a third of men and almost one in ten women in Scotland are likely to have at least one criminal conviction, according to a new report published by academics at the University of Glasgow.
Women separating risk poverty in old age to retain family home
Women separating are foregoing their share of pension schemes to secure the family home, new research has found.
William Forbes manuscript rediscovered
Prof Ernest Metzger of the School of Law has announced the rediscovery of an 18th century manuscript by William Forbes (ca. 1688 – 1745), the first Professor of Civil Law in the University.
On a different wavelength: Scientists set out to create 'superspectral' camera
A team of engineers is setting out to create the world's first camera sensor capable of 'seeing' across a wide range of wavelengths.
Research on 1,000 paintings makes hundreds of new discoveries
New research and detailed records of over 1,000 paintings have gone online as part of an ongoing project to research over 22,000 artworks held in public collections around the UK.