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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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First look inside the world-leading technology centre at the University of Strathclyde

18/12/2014 News

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has led celebrations and toured the University of Strathclyde's Technology and Innovation Centre at an event held on 16th December at the city's new hub for world-leading technology.

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Real World Employability experience is a winner for students

12/12/2014 News

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University have been gaining an insight into real life work tasks and the chance to improve their employability skills and develop an enterprising attitude in the Real World Employability Competition.

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Breakthrough for biological gels discovery

11/12/2014 News

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde and City University of New York have created methods that dramatically simplify the discovery of biological gels for food, cosmetics and biomedicine, as published in the journal, Nature Chemistry.

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£1 million boost for arts enlightenment in the digital age

08/12/2014 News

What can a clinician learn from a criminologist? Or how can computer programmes be used to interpret Victorian literature?

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Leading scientists to aid search for arthritis cure

05/12/2014 News

Two leading scientists have been appointed to top positions at the University of Glasgow by Arthritis Research UK with the joint aim of furthering the charity’s ambition to cure arthritis.

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Seeing isn’t always believing

04/12/2014 News

A short film that explains the phenomenon known as “the McGurk Effect” has been named the winner of the inaugural Glasgow City of Science, 60 Second Science: Mobile Movie Competition.

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News

   

Dance steps energise Green Year app launch

The energetic dance moves of students and active seniors from Glasgow have helped to power the launc...

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Scottish scientists slow speed of light through space

Scottish scientists have demonstrated that photons travelling in free space can be slowed down to le...

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Researchers trial LED lighting for tracking people with dementia

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are investigating the development of low-cost GPS...

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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

   

Adventurers

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

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Brick Wonders

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

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The Electric Gardens

A walking tour through the Botanic Gardens for adults, children and groups, with dramatic lighting, ...

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