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1528201524 New synthesis on excess mortality published Our new synthesis report has identified the most likely underlying causes of Scotland’s and Glasgow’s levels of ‘excess’ mortality.

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Published
15 May 2016
1528201524 New report highlights how Glasgow is changing Our new report looks in detail at how health and life expectancy are changing in Glasgow and explores the changes to the city’s population, housing, environmental and socioeconomic circumstances over the last 20 years.

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Published
07 March 2016
1444055821 Playing the Glasgow Game during the Unusual Suspects Festival The Glasgow Game allows any group of people to have a rich and engaging conversation about a central question or issue about life in the city.

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Published
05 October 2015
1528201490 Life expectancy in Calton - no longer 54 Bruce Whyte on life expectancy in the Calton area of Glasgow, highlighting media reporting of male life expectancy and looking at current estimates.

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Published
02 June 2015
1528201490 Playing the Glasgow Game Rachel Harris reflects on the experience of playing the Glasgow Game with a team from the Galgael, as well as the origins and development of the game.

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Published
27 April 2015
Logo_-_midspan_listing Midspan at 50 Midspan 2014 marks the 50th year of the Midspan studies - the largest and longest series of studies of population health in Scotland.

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Published
03 October 2014
1378286103 New Glasgow neighbourhood data profiles available A set of new health and wellbeing profiles have been published today on the Understanding Glasgow website.

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Published
26 June 2014
1528201509 Alcohol-related harm in Glasgow: a national, city and neighbourhood perspective Eric Carlin, Director of Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), discusses recent research on alcohol-related harm.

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Published
23 June 2014
1528201524 Alcohol-related mortality and young women in deprived UK cities A new journal article from our 'three cities' programme of research discusses trends in alcohol-related deaths from the 1980s to 2011 in Glasgow relative to Liverpool and Manchester.

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Published
19 July 2013
1528201524 New three-cities report featured in the national media The latest report from our body of research into Glasgow’s ‘excess’ mortality has sparked a lot of media interest..

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Published
26 June 2013