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UK can become global leader in green energy

1 June 2019 9:00 am

    Climate change is firmly back at the top of the public and political agenda following the Extinction Rebellion…

Is the UK really ready to decarbonise?

29 May 2019 6:08 pm

With the Extinction Rebellion protests and the arrival of Greta Thunberg, climate change dominates the political agenda in a way…

Move over Brexit, low-carbon energy system is the challenge

29 May 2019 4:29 pm

While Brexit may feel like the only game in town, president and COO of Global Transmission for National Grid Ventures,…

Instincts and Investments

9 May 2019 4:03 pm

Instincts are part of being human. Whether helpful or not, our instincts creep their way into our daily decision-making process.…

Who Can Invest Passively?

29 April 2019 3:39 pm

At first glance, investing passively may seem easy. Pick a low-cost fund or funds  reflecting a broad market index then…

The Scruton tapes: an anatomy of a modern hit job

27 April 2019 9:00 am

Sometimes a scandal is not just a scandal, but a biopsy of a society. So it is with the assault…

Fraser Nelson: The biggest myth is that editors shape the opinion of columnists

6 April 2019 9:00 am

The power of editors is comically overstated. I’m struck by the number of politicians who imagine that there’s a hierarchy:…

Outlawing ‘Islamophobia’ would help jihadis

30 March 2019 9:00 am

Last weekend the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, described the massacre in Christchurch as the result ‘of failing to root…

Want to Invest Better? Own the World

25 March 2019 11:21 am

If you read magazines, watch the news or even just log on to social media, you may see a common…

My grief for the victims of the New Zealand mosque attack

15 March 2019 10:24 am

‘We belong to Allah and to Allah we shall return’. Muslims around the world, including me, are now reciting the…

Creativity at the cutting edge of science

14 March 2019 9:00 am

The Spectator’s Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019, sponsored by Julius Baer, are now open: the entry form is…

The University’s iconic cloisters connect the east and west quadrangles

WORLD CHANGING GLASGOW

2 March 2019 9:00 am

The University of Glasgow always been at the forefront of innovation and our past achievements inspire our current world changers.

The university’s main building is one of the city’s most notable landmarks

MEET GLASGOW

2 March 2019 9:00 am

The University of Glasgow and our inspiring people have been changing the world for more than 560 years

An aerial view of the West End of Glasgow, highlighting the University’s main campus and our planned development

BUILDING OUR FUTURE

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are creating a campus to inspire the next generation of world changers

FUTURE WORLD CHANGERS

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Our students of today are the world changers of tomorrow

INNOVATION

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Our knowledge, technologies and expertise are powering commercial ventures and boosting economies. We collaborate with businesses to develop our cutting-edge research into new products and processes, powering their bottom lines.

COLLECTIONS AND CONNECTIONS

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We have world-class collections and impressive collaborations in the arts

Professor Edwin Morgan was one of the greatest poets of his generation and inspired the world and his students at Glasgow with his work

LEADING LIGHTS

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We have nurtured writers, renowned thinkers and political leaders as they’ve sought to change the world

Phenomenal dedication. Uncompromising curiosity. Hanging in against the odds. Our people are pushing the boundaries

MAKING WAVES

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We were at the heart of one of the most exciting discoveries of the century, changing how we observe the universe

Researchers have been working with marginalised groups in the city of Kolkata to disrupt persistent poverty

LEVELLING THE FIELD

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are working to address inequality, deprivation and marginalisation around the world

The University is home to the world’s biggest concentration of experts on Scotland’s national poet Robert Burns.

SHAPING OUR CREATIVE FUTURE

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Our research impacts on the global cultural and creative economy

Chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer and diabetes account for 70% of all deaths globally

A PRECISE APPROACH

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are pioneering new treatments and precision diagnostics for chronic diseases

WELLBEING FOR THE WORLD

2 March 2019 9:00 am

Glasgow is an international leader in one health research

THE FUTURE IS NOW

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are exploring the origins of life, researching intelligence and cognition, and developing new technologies to predict and treat disease

SIZE MATTERS

2 March 2019 9:00 am

We are transforming nano and quantum science into revolutionary technologies for a better world