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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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Your questions answered – by an astronaut and Scotland’s most exciting researchers

25/08/2014 News

Explorathon promises to be a night of reaching to the stars – almost literally – and hearing the latest blue-skies thinking from some of the most inspiring researchers in Glasgow.

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From sunlight to low cost electricity

25/08/2014 News

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have developed a novel optical concentrator which, at a cost of just £1 each, can be used in windows to capture energy from the sun to generate electricity and ambient light within the home.

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Blistering achievements from kiltwalkers

22/08/2014 News

In April this year a Science Grrl Glasgow (SGG) team of 12 walked in the Glasgow Kiltwalk.

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Countdown to opening of super college campus in Glasgow

22/08/2014 News

One of Europe’s largest college’s will open in Glasgow in one year from now.

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New facilities set the SCENE for environmental research

22/08/2014 News

A £3m state-of-the-art teaching extension has been unveiled at the Scottish Centre for Ecology and the Natural Environment (SCENE).

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Game Jam to raise profile of women in creative industries

22/08/2014 News

Glasgow Caledonian University have partnered with BAFTA Scotland to host 'Y Not Game Jam' - an all-women event to raise awareness of the under representation of women in the creative industries.

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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

   

Adventurers

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

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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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