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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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President’s Medals for University of Glasgow gravitational wave researchers

04/11/2016 News

University of Glasgow physicists who played a key role in the historic first detection of gravitational waves have received a prestigious award for their achievements.

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Medal for gravitational wave research

04/11/2016 News

A Strathclyde scientist has been awarded a President’s Medal from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) for his contribution to the discovery of gravitational waves.

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Strathclyde researchers go to the heart of blood vessels

04/11/2016 News

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are developing tiny devices that capture images of signals as they travel the innermost layer of the body’s blood vessels – helping to revolutionise our understanding of vascular disease.

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Action plan in development to attract more women into technology

04/11/2016 News

Supporting and encouraging greater female participation in digital technology could open up a rich seam of talent to support Scotland’s digital future, according to research behind an action plan to address the gender imbalance.

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Treating dementia with a breath of fresh air

31/10/2016 News

An innovative project will look at the impact of walking in the outdoors and writing has on dementia after being seen to improve memory and mood.

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£3.75 M Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund awarded to UofG

31/10/2016 News

The University of Glasgow has been awarded a third Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF), worth £3.75 million over 5 years. The University provides matched funding. ISSF enables the University to invest strategically to support talented researchers and create the environments they need to do world-leading research.

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News

   

Dragons’ Den-style competition sees MVLS researchers scoop £10K in the Science Den

A team of early career researchers from the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences (CMVLS)...

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Art of Possible: Innovating our Quantum Future

A new event series in the West of Scotland will bring together academics, innovators and entrepreneu...

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Quantum Shorts to show how emerging technology is changing our world

The weird and wonderful quantum world is to be explored in short films being screened at Glasgow Sci...

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Blog

   

The Lighthouse is showing the way for city creatives

Ian Elder, Economic Development Manager for The Lighthouse and Creative Industries looks at the impa...

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Film City’s energetic approach to green issues

Film City Glasgow is the heart and soul of Scotland’s film and television industry. Based at Govan...

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Interface - taking the creative approach to R&D

Might specialist facilities, technologies or a collaborative R&D project help you grow your busi...

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Events

   

Wee Write!

A week-long programme offering over 100 author events, activities and readings for children, familie...

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William Hunter to Damien Hirst: The Dead Teach the Living

Objects and artworks exploring the connections between art and science, including Damien Hirst's Nec...

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French Café Scientifique

Learn more about scientific topics at this event, which is held in French....

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