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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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Vocational college to engineer an alternative path to success

25/09/2014 News

Plans have been unveiled to open a new £1.5 million college on the southside of Glasgow that will take disengaged 14 to 16 year olds and give them the opportunity to follow an alternate academic path towards a successful trade.

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City universities rated top 10 in Scotland

25/09/2014 News

Three universities in Glasgow have been rated amongst the 10 top universities in Scotland according to The Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2015.

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Benefits of using statins outweigh risks

25/09/2014 News

Researchers have shown that whilst cholesterol-lowering drugs, statins, increase the risk of weight gain and modestly increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, they should still be prescribed for cardiovascular patients.

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Scotland’s first simulated primary care environment launches

15/09/2014 News

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has developed a primary care community orientated resource for nursing and midwifery pre and post registration students at its Hamilton Campus – a first for the Scottish university sector.

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Glasgow's free wi-fi programme proves popular

12/09/2014 News

On 10 July, Glasgow became the first Scottish city to offer free Wi-fi in the city centre's streets and public spaces and since then more than 40,000 individual users have logged on for over 300,000 sessions on the network, downloading well over a terabyte of data.

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Advance made in green energy from hydrogen

12/09/2014 News

Chemists at the University of Glasgow have claimed a breakthrough in the production of hydrogen from water which could lead to a new era of cheap, clean and renewable energy.

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News

   

Strathclyde University lift the Question of Science Trophy

Strathclyde University’s Chemical Engineering department have been crowned Science Champions of th...

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Snow leopard spotted in Glasgow park

The latest in a series of sculptures commissioned to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games w...

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Researchers aim to prevent falls in older people with vision impairment

New research aims to adapt an evidence-based exercise programme for falls prevention among older peo...

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Blog

   

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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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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Events

   

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a ...

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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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Adventurers

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

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