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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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Scotland’s first simulated primary care environment launches

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has developed a primary care community orientated resource ...

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Glasgow's free wi-fi programme proves popular

On 10 July, Glasgow became the first Scottish city to offer free Wi-fi in the city centre's streets ...

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Advance made in green energy from hydrogen

Chemists at the University of Glasgow have claimed a breakthrough in the production of hydrogen from...

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Blog

   

Glasgow’s living classrooms

Joanne Dempster, OPAL Community Scientist for the Open Air Laboratories Project writes on the Glasgo...

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5 Great things The Games have given Glasgow

With the sport over, records broken and the medals handed out here’s a quick list of 5 great thing...

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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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Events

   

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraiser...

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The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

See the first 3D digital model reconstruction of the fragmented tomb of Robert the Bruce, who was bu...

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?Mackintosh Architecture

Over 80 architectural drawings, archival material, films and models - many rare or never before exhi...

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