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.
Sharing = Stealing: Busting a copyright myth
Consumers copy and share digital files. This has been blamed for a potentially catastrophic decline in certain markets. But why do consumers copy? And is it as economically harmful as often thought?
Education key to reducing violent knife crime
Education based interventions are more effective than any other initiative in tackling the scourge of knife crime. That's the key finding of a new Scottish Government commissioned report from the Scottish Centre for Crime ...
Study: Groups are the future for angel investing
Entrepreneurs looking for risk capital to fund growth will need to get to grips with the rise of the angel group, according to the latest research by leading academics into business angel activity. In a joint project undertaken ...
How twitter is being used in the Scottish independence referendum debate
Analysis of traffic on the social media site Twitter which includes #indyref shows the Yes campaign has more followers and a wider network of active tweeters spreading their campaign message than Better Together.
Investment and fare increases cannot compensate for decades of neglect, say rail experts
Decades of neglect in the UK's rail network cannot be instantly rectified by short term Government investments and price promises, transport experts have said.
Report calls for better police-family partnership in the search for missing people
Better communication between the police and families of missing people is one of the key recommendations of a new report from the University of Glasgow.
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.