n.b. The 4th longest established university in the English speaking world (founded 1451 CE) and one without the college system. Glasgow University has an impressive pedigree and has made as many contributions as any university in the world to our knowledge and understanding of what goes on and what is possible.
The process of inquiry, investigation, observation, measurement and discussion has been greatly enhanced by the work of generations of academics and students at Glasgow University. The university of this city is also renown for contributions to engineering, from which we have all benefitted, not least in utilising the power of electricity.