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Hugh Gill

Hugh Gill

Born in Glasgow in 1953, Hugh is an engineer who developed the multi-articulating bionic hand.

Find out more about Hugh Gill in the "Scottish Engineering Hall of Fame".

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News

   

How can we improve the survival of patients with end-stage liver disease?

A two day special conference on tackling the multifaceted condition of End-Stage Liver Disease is to...

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Smartphone app makes texting easier

A smartphone app that makes texting and emailing much easier – particularly for older people and t...

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Next generation of high power lasers being developed by researchers

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplif...

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Blog

   

George’s marvellous memorial

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey ...

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a clos...

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportuni...

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Events

   

Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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Venturefest Scotland

Free, annual business and network event connecting SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors an...

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Health, Lies and Videotape

Do you remember the public health films of the mid-20th century? Films of fat children, bad hygiene...

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