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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

   

UWS led study to aid UK’s flood response

A national collaborative project, headed-up by University of the West of Scotland (UWS), is set to a...

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Glasgow computing stars collaborate on Space Apps Challenge

Teams from all over the world took part in the 2015 International Space Apps Challenge, which in Sco...

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GCU researchers tackle water pollution in Brazil

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to tackle poor water quality standards in Bra...

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Blog

   

Engage with Strathclyde – An innovative approach to knowledge exchange

Engage with Strathclyde, is the University's flasgship programme reaching out to public, private and...

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Greenland360 expedition inspires climate change action

Last year, a small team of geography students from Scotland organised their own expedition to Greenl...

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Resilient Glasgow leads the way amongst global network of cities with shared challenges

Dr Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation gives her opinion about Glasgow's role in l...

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Events

   

Lin Anderson & Alex Gray: Crime Writers and their Experts

Two of Scotland's most popular crime writers are joined by Dr Marjorie Turner and Bruce Duncan, two ...

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David Speigelhalter: Sex by Numbers

The Professor of Risk at Cambridge University unravels the web of exaggerations, misdirections and l...

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Jane Hawking: True Story Behind The Theory of Everything

Janice Forsyth chairs this chat with Professor Stephen Hawking's ex-wife....

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