Strathclyde researchers develop exercise app for carers’ health

App designed to support health during COVID-19 pandemic


New clinical app for COVID-19 piloted in Glasgow helps NHS staff assess patients

A new clinical tool developed in Scotland has given frontline staff confidence to confront the new coronavirus in patients.

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Study to examine positive effects of pandemic lockdown

CATALYST online project to capture positive changes made during lockdown

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Clinical trial success for C.Diff treatment discovered at Strathclyde

Antibacterial treatment completes second phase of trials in the US and Canada

Representations of shape of thorium-228 nucleus. Image by David O'Donnell/UWS

Long-standing mystery of matter and antimatter may be solved

An isotope of the element thorium could help to unlock the secrets


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Study shows the sea breeze is bringing ocean plastic pollution back onto land

A study has found that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of microplastics could be blowing ashore on the sea breeze every year.

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Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds

New £300,000 study will utilise the technology to monitor weeds in neglected and inaccessible water bodies in India.

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University in top quartile in worldwide rankings linked to UN Sustainable Development Goals

Impact ranked among best in the world

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Evidence from contact centre staff survey harnessed by Unions to improve working conditions

Confidential study involving almost 3,000 workers across the UK

A third of Scottish adults in full-time work “worried about losing jobs”

Unemployed people show signs of serious mental health problems, according to Mental Health Foundation Scotland Coronavirus Study 

Tiny devices promise new horizon for medical imaging

Miniature devices could be developed into safe, high-resolution imaging technology that could help doctors identify potentially deadly cancers and treat them early

Health fundraising explored in new study

Study exploring ways in which health policy has understood, and sought to influence, the role of charities in the NHS

‘Make physical activity part of children’s routine’ during lockdown

Recommendations to families, health professionals, teachers and policy-makers on promoting healthy activity


Five key COVID-19 research projects awarded to Strathclyde

Scottish Government awards £649,993 to four projects that aim to contribute to efforts to combat the COVID-19 and its effects.


Data harnessed to reveal COVID-19 spread in Scotland in real time

Strathclyde Maths researchers in study using patient data to track the progress of the pandemic

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Research reveals football's £214m boost to Scottish economy

The Scottish Professional Football League contributes more than £200m net to the Scottish economy every year and supports 5,700 jobs.

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Strathclyde student one of 20 authors shortlisted for global prize

Reyah Martin shortlisted for world’s most global literature prize

Almost a quarter of UK adults have felt loneliness in lockdown

Survey for study led by Mental Health Foundation

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Project seeks to tackle social exclusion in tourist city hot spots

The growth of tourism in recent years has produced conflicts, tensions and paradoxes.

New insight into genetic schizophrenia risk

Research highlights new opportunities for drug treatment

Lord Tombs of Brailes (far right) pictured in 1992 with, left to right:: Professor (later Sir) John Arbuthnott, then Principal of Strathclyde;Strathclyde Professor John Butt; Thomas Johnston OBE, then University Treasurer and recipient of honorary degree.

Tribute paid to former Strathclyde Chancellor Lord Tombs

University's Chancellor from 1991-7 has died at the age of 95

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Call centre staff pandemic survey reveals most believe they are non-essential

Survey reveals 82 per cent of those still working believe their work is non-essential

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A non-invasive way of monitoring diabetes

Saliva could be used instead of blood to monitor diabetes in a method proposed in research involving the University of Strathclyde.

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Engineering students receive prestigious bursaries and scholarships

Awards from the Institution of Engineering and Technology

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Virtual emergency eye consultations extended to help free up NHS resources

Pioneering consultation programme for eye patients in response to the COVID-19 emergency

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Strathclyde set to hit Government widening access targets 10 years early

In 2019-20 Strathclyde welcomed more than 600 students from the 20% most-challenged areas of Scotland.

Advice on protecting sleep during COVID-19 pandemic

Guidance from the Strathclyde Sleep Research Unit

Carbon emission scheme ‘succeeding despite low prices’

Study of European Union (EU) programme aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions

Lived poverty rises in Africa for the first time in a decade

International study by the Afrobarometer survey

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Strathclyders triumph in business ideas contest

Fresh Ideas competition counts Strathclyder with bagpipes idea among winners


Unprecedented challenges to come for the Scottish economy

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a sharp economic downturn in Scotland and will undoubtedly change the shape of our economy in the long-run.


COVID-19: Face-to-face classes suspended as teaching moves online

The University of Strathclyde will suspend all face-to-face teaching and move to online delivery from Monday, 16 March.

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Fish stocks could collapse if UK-EU talks break down

Maths study of possible negotiations outcomes

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Formal agreement deepens collaboration between Strathclyde and Spirit AeroSystems

Letter of cooperation signed at Spirit’s Prestwick site

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Professor awarded prestigious Spirit AeroSystems / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Chair to develop pioneering work in non-destructive testing