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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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Maryhill Park lichen walk with OPAL

28/11/2014 News

Come along on Sunday 7th December and learn what lichens can tell us about the air quality in your local park.

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Eye care workers have sights on revolutionary Smartphone device

28/11/2014 News

A smartphone app and adaptor engineered at the University of Strathclyde and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is set to make eye tests easier and more affordable to conduct in communities around the world.

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Quantum leap for Imaging Hub

27/11/2014 News

Cameras which use just a single pixel to see through smoke, imaging systems which can time light to see around corners and miniature structures to create earthquake warning systems are just some of the quantum technologies set to be brought to market by a new consortium of universities and businesses.

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Do you speak Java? Computing club phenomenon comes to Ayrshire

21/11/2014 News

We use computers for lots of reasons - entertainment, work, shopping, information finding, networking- but how many of us know how they all work? Young people in Ayrshire will soon be able to explore various areas of IT as a CoderDojo club starts on Tuesday 25th of November in the Kilwinning campus of Ayrshire College.

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Paisley-born inventor of PIN and ATM receives Honorary Doctorate

21/11/2014 News

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) honoured the inventor of Personal Identification Number (PIN) and Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) technology, James Goodfellow OBE with an Honorary Doctorate at its graduation ceremony on 20 November 2014 at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, Paisley.

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Research experts support National HIV Testing Week

21/11/2014 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have launched a series of podcasts for the UK’s first comprehensive network for sexual health researchers.

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News

   

UWS' results reflect international excellence of research

Research at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has received very positive ratings in the 2014 ...

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State-of-the-art imaging centre receives £16m funding

A state-of-the-art research centre for Precision Medicine at the new South Glasgow University Hospit...

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Researchers analyse effects of visual impairment on MS patients

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are analysing the impact of visual impairment on mov...

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Blog

   

Glasgow City of Botanists

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joan...

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Skills legacy for community through reCYCLE project

reCYCLE is an innovative collaboration project in the city that takes unwanted bicycles, refurbishes...

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015 – ‘From Steam to Green’

Glasgow is to host its first ever 'themed' year in 2015 - a Green Year. The Green Glasgow team are w...

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Events

   

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore....

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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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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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