The University of Glasgow’s move to abolish its historical connections to the slave trade

Content warning: mention of rape The University of Glasgow has announced a programme of reparative justice after the publication of two years’ worth of research regarding the institution’s historical connections to the slave trade. In a paper titled ‘Slavery, Abolition and the University of Glasgow’, Dr Simon Newman and Dr Stephen Mullen write about the […]


Scottish universities may face £21m research cut

Scottish universities may be forced to bear a £21 million research funding cut from the Scottish Government next year, it has emerged. The surprise development was featured in an annual grant letter last week from the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the public body responsible for allocating government funds to universities. According to the letter, £1.041 […]