University of Glasgow

THE Awards are the biggest celebration of UK higher education in the calendar. This event recognises outstanding work across a wide range of university activity in academia and the professional services. 

Our work to redress historic links to slavery through a significant programme of reparative justice helped us to secure this prestigious title.

Professor Sir Anton Muscatelli, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow, said: “It is an enormous honour to be named as the Times Higher Education (THE) University of the Year for our work around historic slavery and reparative justice. I want to thank the judging panel and THE for their decision.

Full time
University of Glasgow Glasgow, UK
Job Purpose We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Research Associate to join our interdisciplinary team focused on advancing our knowledge on the useful application of artificial intelligence methods to problems that are presented in urban contexts. The post will be based in the Urban Big Data Centre working with Professor Alison Heppenstall. The postholder will be responsible for developing and delivering a package of work which explores the ways in which novel artificial-intelligence based analytical methods can be used to bring new insights and enhance decision-making processes related, in particular, to urban planning and development. The work will directly impact cities, citizens, and policymakers by harnessing the power of data-driven insights and the post-holder will interact closely with our partners in national and local government as well as the commercial sector in shaping the research programme. This role is part of the...