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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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IPS Conference to hear Scotland’s research priorities in infection prevention and control

11/08/2014 News

Professor of Healthcare Associated Infections Jacqui Reilly, who works within Health Protection Scotland and Glasgow Caledonian University research teams, is to represent Scotland’s research priorities in infection prevention and control at the Infection Prevention 2014 conference.

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School pupils graduate Strathclyde summer school

11/08/2014 News

Nearly 350 S4 to S6 school pupils from Scotland have become the latest to graduate from a week long summer school programme at University of Strathclyde focused on the subject they'd like to pursue academically.

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Ask an astronaut competition

08/08/2014 News

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live in space? The 'Ask an Astronaut' competition gave young people across Glasgow and the West of Scotland a chance to ask that burning question to an astronaut currently orbiting 330 km above the earth on board the International Space Station.

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Apples provide a nourishing Games legacy for nurseries

07/08/2014 News

40 nursery schools across Glasgow are to receive a fruitful legacy from The Games thanks to the 'Apples For All' project.

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Functional Fitness MOT tool well exercised

07/08/2014 News

A fitness tool developed at Glasgow Caledonian University to ensure professionals follow physical activity guidelines for older adults is now being used by hundreds of exercise and fitness professionals already after it's launch this year.

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Glasgow pupils celebrate exam results

05/08/2014 News

Over 140,000 school pupils across Glasgow and Scotland have been waking up to their Nationals, Highers and Advanced Highers exam results this morning.

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News

   

Scotland’s first simulated primary care environment launches

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has developed a primary care community orientated resource ...

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Glasgow's free wi-fi programme proves popular

On 10 July, Glasgow became the first Scottish city to offer free Wi-fi in the city centre's streets ...

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Advance made in green energy from hydrogen

Chemists at the University of Glasgow have claimed a breakthrough in the production of hydrogen from...

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Blog

   

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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A Perfect Blend For Public Engagement

A nose for a successful collaboration between business and a university in delivering a public engag...

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Events

   

Huff and Puff

Discover what air is, what we use it for and make your very own wind powered car. Ages 7 and under....

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Stargazers

A show in the planetarium exploring the night sky. Learn how to find your way around the sky using t...

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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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