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There is so much happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland and our news portal will allow us to share it with you.

Whether it is ground breaking research, a new invention or a high profile science engagement activity, we want to hear about it. Our news-hub will share science-related stories which are taking place across the Glasgow city region. We want it to be a one-stop portal for science activities across Glasgow and the West of Scotland, so don’t hesitate to let us know of anything and everything you are involved with.

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Scottish university tie-up with Chinese firm sees technology breakthrough

03/02/2017 News

A commercial partnership between University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Chinese technology firm, Wuxi Chigoo Interactive Technology, has resulted in a UWS student developing a new method to improve journey experiences for airport visitors.

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Glasgow saddles-up to double number of bikes in city

03/02/2017 News

Glasgow City Council have given the go ahead to more than double the size of the city's mass automated cycle hire (MACH) scheme.

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New source of tech talent as CodeClan’s Glasgow course takes off

03/02/2017 News

CodeClan, the UK’s first accredited digital skills academy, is offering employers access to a fresh source of digital talent in the west as its Glasgow courses get off to a flying start.

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From drones to little lighthouses – 10 inspiring projects funded by Digital Xtra

30/01/2017 News

The Digital Xtra fund has awarded £150,000 to a series of sustainable digital initiatives aimed at engaging and inspiring Scotland’s next generation of digital makers.

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Mini Eco-Warriors Adopt Task Force Schools Charter

27/01/2017 News

Glasgow pupils are becoming eco-warriors by adopting a new Schools Charter pledging to help protect and preserve their local areas.

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UWS playing key role in EU project to combat lung disease

27/01/2017 News

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) is a key academic partner in a €7.7 million EU INTERREG V supported cross-border research project, designed to better understand and alleviate the impact of lung disease.

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News

   

Dragons’ Den-style competition sees MVLS researchers scoop £10K in the Science Den

A team of early career researchers from the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (CMVLS)...

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Art of Possible: Innovating our Quantum Future

A new event series in the West of Scotland will bring together academics, innovators and entrepreneu...

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Quantum Shorts to show how emerging technology is changing our world

The weird and wonderful quantum world is to be explored in short films being screened at Glasgow Sci...

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Blog

   

The Lighthouse is showing the way for city creatives

Ian Elder, Economic Development Manager for The Lighthouse and Creative Industries looks at the impa...

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Film City’s energetic approach to green issues

Film City Glasgow is the heart and soul of Scotland’s film and television industry. Based at Govan...

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Interface - taking the creative approach to R&D

Might specialist facilities, technologies or a collaborative R&D project help you grow your busi...

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Events

   

Wee Write!

A week-long programme offering over 100 author events, activities and readings for children, familie...

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William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

Objects and artworks exploring the connections between art and science, including Damien Hirst's Nec...

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French Café Scientifique

Learn more about scientific topics at this event, which is held in French....

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