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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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Images of Research – Announcing the 2015 Competition Winner

Come along to celebrate the Images of Research competition during Glasgow Science Festival and disco...

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Discover, enjoy and help protect your local environment

How healthy are the trees in your neighbourhood? Is the elusive tortoise shell butterfly a regular v...

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Seals threaten Scottish cod stock recovery

Predatory seals are constraining the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research ...

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Blog

   

Living Liebig’s laboratory legacy

Writing for Glasgow City of Science this time around is Kirsty Martin. Chemist, Justus von Liebig st...

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Dissecting futures: Rosannah Jackson’s Anatomy STEM Club

STEM Ambassador, Rosannah Jackson is inspiring future generations of scientists with an Anatomy STEM...

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Peek – The Portable Eye Examination Kit

Throughout the world, almost 40 million people are blind. Yet, 80% of blindness is avoidable! And mo...

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Events

   

Junior Nature Club: No Parents Required

A Ranger Service led event on 'The Planets'. Find out why Pluto is so cold and Saturn has hula hoops...

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V&A Museum of Design Dundee: Design in Motion

V&A Museum of Design Dundee goes on the road with the Travelling Gallery in this major touring e...

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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