A University of Strathclyde spin-out company has secured £3 million of investment in a deal led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) along with Scottish Enterprise, through the Scottish Investment Bank and the University.
£3m for Strathclyde spin-out company to target booming markets
£1m Advanced Highers teaching hub for Glasgow school pupils launched
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded nearly £1million by the Scottish Funding Council to establish an on-campus centre to deliver Advanced Higher programmes to pupils from 15 targeted Glasgow secondary schools as part of the University’s commitment to widening access to Higher Education.
Be part of NSEW 2013
National Science & Engineering Week shines the spotlight each March on how the sciences, technology, engineering and maths relate to our everyday lives, and helps to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers with fun and participative events and activities.
Manipulating the Schmallenberg virus genome to understand how it causes disease
Scottish researchers have developed methods to synthesize and change the genome of a recently discovered virus, in a bid to understand how it induces disease among livestock such as cattle, sheep and goats.
Making sense of science cities
Glasgow City of Science is involved in a Europe-wide project called PLACES that seeks to define how a city of scientific culture should look. The latest Ecsite newsletter focuses on making sense of science cities.
International study suggests human genes influence gut microbial composition
New research led by the Karolinska Instituet, Sweden and the University of Glasgow, Scotland, has identified a link between a human gene and the composition of human gastrointestinal bacteria.
Study turns parasite invasion theory on its head
Current thinking on how the Toxoplasma gondii parasite invades its host is incorrect, according to a study published today in Nature Methods describing a new technique to knock out genes. The findings could have implications for other parasites from the same family, including malaria, and suggest that drugs that are currently being developed to block this invasion pathway may be unsuccessful.
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