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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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Water for ALL project to build sustainable access to water in Malawi and Zambia

10/10/2014 News

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Justice Fund for a new project to improve access to water among the poorest and most vulnerable groups in Malawi and Zambia.

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Faster production of Bluetongue vaccine could save millions

10/10/2014 News

An effective vaccine for the devastating animal disease caused by Bluetongue virus (BTV) can be produced more quickly in a method outlined by scientists from the University of Glasgow writing, in collaboration with Merial Animal Health, in the Journal of Virology.

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Study shows sunshine and nitrate-rich foods improve athletic performance

10/10/2014 News

A study undertaken at the University of the West of Scotland has revealed that exposure to sunlight combined with the consumption of nitrate-rich foods significantly boost exercise performance.

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Major funding to boost eye imaging technology

06/10/2014 News

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde together with a leading Scottish medical technology company and two Universities have been awarded major funding for research into a new technology that could detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

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Gender equality awards for university departments

06/10/2014 News

Two further departments at the University of Glasgow, and one at the University of Strathclyde are to receive Athena Swan awards.

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Academic recognised for pioneering biomedical imaging research

06/10/2014 News

A University of Strathclyde scientist has been recognised for her pioneering work on biomedical imaging.

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News

   

Do you speak Java? Computing club phenomenon comes to Ayrshire

We use computers for lots of reasons - entertainment, work, shopping, information finding, networkin...

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Paisley-born inventor of PIN and ATM receives Honorary Doctorate

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) honoured the inventor of Personal Identification Number (PI...

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Research experts support National HIV Testing Week

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have launched a series of podcasts for the UK’s fi...

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Blog

   

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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Glasgow’s living classrooms

Joanne Dempster, OPAL Community Scientist for the Open Air Laboratories Project writes on the Glasgo...

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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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Adventurers

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

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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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