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Browse the University of Glasgow world changing information in the following ways:

People

Discover the notable people who contributed to the world changing achievements of the University of Glasgow, such as Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland 1999-2000

From the list of people you may then access a person's achievements, their biography, images and other associated information.

Themes

The University of Glasgow world changing achievements are grouped thematically, allowing you to discover achievements that relate specifically to the arts, or to science and engineering, for example.

Timeline

You may browse an interactive timeline of University of Glasgow world changing events within the context of major events in world history. Use the timeline to find out which world changing events were taking place at the university during which year or decade for example, in 1995: The West of Scotland Coronary Prevention Study (WOSCOPS) study demonstrated that treatment with pravastatin significantly reduced the risk of first-time heart attack. Statins are now used world-wide.

Use the timeline options to filter events by category, such as focussing on groundbreaking publications or inventions, and from a specific event you can access an associated world changing article, biographies of people, images and more.

Spheres of Influence

World changing achievements at the University of Glasgow are categorised by their spheres of influence, and by browsing the list of spheres you can discover which achievements have been made within a particular sphere. For exmaple, in the sphere of Obstetrics there is the achievement Pioneering use of Caesarean sections to improve survival rates of mothers and babies.

Honours

The notable people who are associated with University of Glasgow world changing achievements have received a wide array of honours and awards, such as the Gold Medal for Poetry. The Gold Medal for Poetry was established by King George V in 1933 at the suggestion of the then Poet Laureate, John Masefield. Each year’s recipient is from the United Kingdom or a Commonwealth Realm.

You may browse a list of honours to find out which notable people have been awarded them and which of their achievements contributed to the award.

Achievements listed alphabetically

In addition to discovering the University of Glasgow world changing achievements through the options listed above, you can also access a complete list of the achivements currently featured on this site, listed alphabetically by title.

Photo Gallery

Members of English Literature Dept, 1951. Including Edwin Morgan & John Bryce.
Members of English Literature Dept, 1951. Including Edwin Morgan & John Bryce.

There are currently 308 images featured on the University of Glasgow world changing site, illustrating the achivements and the people who contributed to these achievements. The photo gallery provides easy access to all of these images and to any information associated with each image. You may order the images in the gallery by their title, the person or article the image is associated with, or the date the images were added.