The 7th of January marks the University’s official Birthday, when Pope Nicholas V issued the Bull that granted the permission for our foundation.
Since 2016 is the Scottish Government’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, we thought we would share: 5 UofG Innovators, 6 UofG Architectural stories, and 5 UofG Designs, to mark our 565th birthday!
James Watt (1736-1819), famous engineer and innovator of the steam engine, was an employed as mathematical instrument maker to the University of Glasgow from 1756-1764. During his time here he began improving the Newcomen steam engine.
UofG Innovators: 3. Muriel Robertson
Happy Birthday University of Glasgow! #UofG565