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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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News

   

Scotland's First Minister announces £4m ‘Precision Medicine Ecosystem’

The University of Glasgow is set to become a key player in a Scottish “global centre of excellence...

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Researchers discover new way to screen for cancer-killing drugs

A technique called “mito-priming” is the latest method to be developed by researchers in the fig...

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City of Glasgow College to promote gender equality

City of Glasgow College has been awarded a prestigious contract to promote gender equality in the en...

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Blog

   

Aye Write! STEAMMS ahead with book festival

Aye Write! - Glasgow's annual book festival is back for 2016 with a stellar line up of top literary ...

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Scottish Engineering Special Leaders Awards - Part 4

If you could be an engineer in Scotland – what would you do? Join the thousands of children alread...

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Scottish Engineering Special Leaders Awards - Part 3

Part 3 of a series of vlogs about this exciting STEM competition for school pupils hears how enginee...

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Events

   

East Glasgow Health Walks

Gentle volunteer led walks through local parks and Glasgow's green spaces. Wear comfortable footwear...

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The Kangaroo and the Moose

A collaboration between the Hunterian and Royal Museums Greenwich, The Horniman, The Grant Museum of...

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HOThouse (Winter) -- Botanical Drawing & Painting

A course in botanical illustration....

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