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Our latest partners

The strength of our partnership lies in the diversity of our partners.

Amongst the most recent to become partners are Jessops, Science Rocks!, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Cryptic.

Jessops Science Rocks! Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Cryptic

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Latest News

You’ve got to hand it to Glasgow!

World record breakers for the largest simultaneous hand hygiene lesson at multiple venues!

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Glasgow City of Science, Camera, Action

#ScienceSnaps

Camera's at the ready to help celebrate the presence and impact of the wide variety of science happening throughout 2015 in Glasgow and the West of Scotland and its impact in our everyday lives.

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A story of innovation

Glasgow is a hotbed of innovation

From Sir Alexander Fleming with penicillin to John Logie Baird with TV; from John McAdam with macadamisation of road surfaces to James Beaumont Neilson with the blast furnace, as well as the architectural genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Alexander “Greek” Thompson. It’s a story of invention, entrepreneurialism and transformation.

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Our offer to the scientific community

Glasgow and the West of Scotland have a deep-rooted scientific heritage

Glasgow is a great city, with great people, great companies and a great lifestyle. It also has a history of innovation from the famous names of the past like James Watt to those working in key science and technology sectors today.

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Success stories

Glasgow’s an international centre of engineering and science excellence

Whilst Glasgow is globally recognised as a vibrant city of culture and the arts, retail and architectural splendour, it’s less well known as a leading international destination for scientific discovery and innovation.

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Our sectors

Our priority sectors align to the key growth sectors.

Glasgow City of Science is focused on promoting cross-disciplinary projects that use science and innovation to tackle real-world challenges. Here are some examples that demonstrate the diversity of scientific activity happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

What is Glasgow City of Science?

Glasgow City of Science is a pioneering partnership that aims to ensure everybody in the city region benefits from science and technology.

It recognises the importance of communicating science as part of Glasgow and the West of Scotland’s heritage and culture.

The emergence of the Glasgow City of Science initiative signalled a commitment from multi-sector partners to work smarter together to leverage the region’s scientific potential as a major driver of sustainable economic development.

It is based in Scotland’s largest city, which is a focus for innovation and great place to invest. A city with great people and a high level of education and skills. A city committed to the growth sectors of the economy, all of which have a science element.

Take a look at our Sectors

Glasgow City of Science is focused on promoting cross-disciplinary projects that use science and innovation to tackle real-world challenges. Here are some examples that demonstrate the diversity of scientific activity happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

What’s happening

This is a living, breathing website with regular updates on news, blogs and events. It’s the place to come back to again and again if you want to know what’s happening in the science and technology world in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

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News

   

Countdown to UK's largest renewables event in Glasgow

The UK's largest event devoted to all forms of renewable & sustainable energy arrives in Glasgow...

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Access to green space creates mental health equality

Having access to green spaces significantly reduces the gap in wellbeing between richer and poorer p...

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Insect-inspired microphone set to modernise hearing aid systems

An insect-inspired microphone that can tackle the problem of locating sounds and eliminate backgroun...

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Blog

   

Supercomputing for all in the West of Scotland with ARCHIE-WeSt

ARCHIE-WeSt is a regional supercomputer centre at the University of Strathclyde dedicated to researc...

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A green future envisaged by Images of Research, 2015

Images of Research returns this May to showcase the work of staff and students at the University of ...

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Knowledge exchange drives science, technology and business

Dr Sean McGinty, a Research and Knowledge Exchange Associate at the University of Strathclyde's Depa...

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Events

   

Dumfries & Galloway Science Festival

Family-oriented science fest from the makers of Glasgow Science Festival, with a 'Family Mayhem Day'...

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

Explore the latest ideas in science and technology, outside a traditional academic context, at this ...

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Sustainable Engineering Annual Group Project Conference

The University of Strathclyde's Faculty of Engineering has run the ground-breaking Sustainable Engin...

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