DESTRESS will meet in Glasgow for its midterm conference this spring. If you would like to join us, please register yourself here until 21 March 2018. The participation is free of charge. The event will take place at the university of Glasgow, James Watt South building, Room 375 (see detailed map).
Edinburgh airport offers more flights than Glasgow. There is a bus service between Edinburgh airport and Glasgow. This travel takes around 1 hour.
Flights to Manchester airport. Every two hours (07:00, 09:00, etc) there is a direct train from Manchester Airport station to Glasgow central station, taking around three and a half hours and travelling through some spectacular scenery.
How to get from Glasgow Airport to the university
There is a bus service between the airport and the city centre. The bus does not serve the university directly: you must get out at George Square at Queen Street Station, where you can get the subway to Hillhead.
A taxi from the airport to the University costs around £20.
How to get from Glasgow city centre to the university
By bus: routes 4, 4A and 15 run through the university campus from the city centre. Find here the bus timetables.
By subway: Hillhead is the main station for the University. Find more information here.
We recommend the following hotels for staying over, which are located close to the university and are in about 10 to 15 minutes walking distance from the venue.
The rates per night include breakfast. Please check www.booking.com for special offers for these places, it might be worth booking there.
Social event: whisky tour
Participants who arrive already on 4 April in Glasgow have the chance to visit with us the Auchtenthoshan whisky distillery in the evening. On a guided tour, you will learn about the making of a triple distilled Single Malt Whisky from start to finish. We would start around 5 o'clock with a light meal in a restaurant close to the University of Glasgow and then travel togehter to the distillery. The plan is to be back in the city not later than 9 o'clock. Please indicate here (only external participants) in the comments section whether you wish to join the light meal and/or the whisky adventure with us. Further information will follow for those who registered for the tour.