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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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Researchers present new hope for stroke survivors with bladder problems

10/04/2015 News

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are testing the effectiveness of a mild electrical stimulation of the leg to relieve bladder symptoms caused by stroke.

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Pop-up maze leads the way to learning about green issues

09/04/2015 News

A temporary pop-up maze in Glasgow's George Square has opened to the public to inspire families in a fun, educational way to get involved in Green Year 2015.

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Engineering video games and beyond

09/04/2015 News

School students looking to spark a career in software engineering and games development can discover how computer games technology is increasingly also being used in other areas, such as Hollywood movies, medical research and environmental planning in an event organised by IESIS this June.

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Genetics workshop to give school students cutting edge insight

09/04/2015 News

Students in S5 and S6 are being offered the chance to participate in a one day interactive and inspirational workshop with practising geneticists during the major, European Society for Human Genetics Conference being held in Glasgow this June.

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Six Glasgow University scientists win prestigious awards

02/04/2015 News

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) has chosen a total of eight 2015 Prizewinners in recognition of their outstanding academic talent, six of whom are based at the University of Glasgow.

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Music and alcohol: a potent mix in Glasgow nightlife

02/04/2015 News

Few live performance venues are not licensed to sell alcohol, and few performers have ever played to a completely sober audience. This is the experience of many live artists according to a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), which found the relationship between live entertainment and drinking to be deeply embedded in the Glasgow nightlife scene.

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News

   

New technology centre officially opened by Queen

The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh have formally opened the University of Strathclyde’s flagship ...

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Nobel Laureate to give insight into world of Quantum Physics

A 2012 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Professor Serge Haroche will be in Glasgow on Thursday, 9th July t...

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Body fights clogged arteries with localised immune response

Scientists have discovered an immune response in an animal model that appears to provide protection ...

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Blog

   

Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportuni...

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A year in OPAL Scotland

OPAL community Scientist, Joanne Dempster reflects on the fantastic achievements of the OPAL project...

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Digital Storytelling – Using Augmented Reality to Engage the Public in Research

Grant Thomson and Megan McGurk from the University of Strathclyde on bringing research to life throu...

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Events

   

Wild in the City

The rangers have plenty of games and activities for all the family....

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Trades House Lecture

The 2015 Trades House Lecture is from Professor Anna Dominiczak, Regius Chair of Medicine and Vice-P...

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Shedding New Light on Schrödinger's Cat

The 2012 Physics Nobel Laureate, Professor Serge Haroche, discusses quantum physics and its applicat...

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