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1881

Sir Alexander Fleming

Biologist, pharmacologist and botanist, Sir Alexander Fleming was born near Darvel in Ayrshire in 1881. His discovery of penicillin changed the world of modern medicine by introducing the age of useful antibiotics; penicillin has saved, and is still saving, millions of people around the world.

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Chancellor announces £23.9m business, life science and arts funding for Glasgow

UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced nearly £24m in new funding for Glasgow's life sciences, ...

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Glasgow sows the seeds for transforming stalled spaces across Scotland

Glasgow's award winning Stalled Spaces initiative is being rolled out across Scotland....

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Glasgow becomes first Scottish city to offer free Wi-fi

Glasgow has become the first city in Scotland to offer free Wi-fi throughout the city's streets and ...

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Blog

   

A Perfect Blend For Public Engagement

A nose for a successful collaboration between business and a university in delivering a public engag...

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Use your network

Ken Whipp, an Enabler from Entrepreneurial-Spark asks, "Who really challenges us to take a serious l...

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Collaboration Possibilities are in the Pipeline

Dr John McAlesse from the University of Glasgow writes about some of the exciting opportunities for ...

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Events

   

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a ...

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How Glasgow Flourished, 1714--1837

A major exhibition looking at the rise of Glasgow through the 18th century to the beginning of Victo...

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Building a Legacy: The Athletes' Village

A showcase for one of the most lasting legacies of the 2014 Commonwealth Games: the Athletes' Villag...

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