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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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Insole sensors could prevent falls

19/03/2015 News

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) having been working with the Experience Lab team at Glasgow School of Art in developing an innovative insole device which uses sensors to establish if older people are at risk of falls.

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300th STEM Ambassador signs-up at University of Glasgow

19/03/2015 News

There are now an unprecedented 300 STEM Ambassadors at the University of Glasgow playing a crucial role promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths within primary and secondary education.

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Light pollution impacts urban blackbirds' biological rhythm

16/03/2015 News

Artificial lighting in cities may be causing urban European blackbirds to mature faster than their country cousins, new research has found.

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Sound research improves 'safety critical' structures

16/03/2015 News

A system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes, aircraft engines and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde academic.

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City rolls out more cycle stations

16/03/2015 News

A further ten bike stations are being added to Glasgow's Mass Automated Cycle Hire (MACH) scheme following on from its launch last summer.

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Point prevalence surveys tackle hospital infections across Europe

16/03/2015 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have informed a European protocol to validate the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) methods of standardising and collecting data on the number of people with healthcare associated infections (HAIs).

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Images of Research – Announcing the 2015 Competition Winner

Come along to celebrate the Images of Research competition during Glasgow Science Festival and disco...

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Discover, enjoy and help protect your local environment

How healthy are the trees in your neighbourhood? Is the elusive tortoise shell butterfly a regular v...

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Seals threaten Scottish cod stock recovery

Predatory seals are constraining the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research ...

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Blog

   

Dissecting futures: Rosannah Jackson’s Anatomy STEM Club

STEM Ambassador, Rosannah Jackson is inspiring future generations of scientists with an Anatomy STEM...

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Peek – The Portable Eye Examination Kit

Throughout the world, almost 40 million people are blind. Yet, 80% of blindness is avoidable! And mo...

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Supercomputing for all in the West of Scotland with ARCHIE-WeSt

ARCHIE-WeSt is a regional supercomputer centre at the University of Strathclyde dedicated to researc...

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Events

   

Junior Nature Club: No Parents Required

A Ranger Service led event on 'The Planets'. Find out why Pluto is so cold and Saturn has hula hoops...

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V&A Museum of Design Dundee: Design in Motion

V&A Museum of Design Dundee goes on the road with the Travelling Gallery in this major touring e...

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

Explore the latest ideas in science and technology, outside a traditional academic context, at this ...

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