Humanities & Social SciencesNews Archive 2020

  • Gray, Glass and Glasgow

    “It’s hard to think of an artist more closely connected to their cultural landscape than Alasdair Gray is to Glasgow,” says Dr Rodge Glass. “Study of Alasdair Gray is study of Glasgow.”

  • Strathclyde student wins regional heat in global short story prize

    University of Strathclyde student Reyah Martin has won the regional heat for Canada and Europe for the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The Glasgow-based author beat off competition from a strong field of shortlisted entrants including Cypriot author Nikolas Kyriacou, for her for fiction piece, ‘Wherever Mister Jensen Went.’

  • Strathclyde scoops Green Gown Award

    The University of Strathclyde has won the 2020 International Green Gown Award for Student Engagement for its Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development (VIP4SD) programme.

  • Strathclyde climbs to 15th in The Guardian's university rankings

    The University of Strathclyde has climbed 36 places in The Guardian’s University Guide 2021 – to 15 in the UK.

  • “Broader measures needed” to address inequalities in school absenteeism

    A broader range of measurements for deprivation is needed to address absenteeism from Scotland’s schools, according to a study led at the University of Strathclyde.

  • Tracing of Declaration of Arbroath signatories highlighted in report

    Genealogy researchers from Strathclyde's Centre for Lifelong Learning trace descendants of the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath. Signatories of one of Scotland’s most famous historical documents, and their descendants, have been highlighted in recent research.