News

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.

Simply send us your news updates, images and/or videos and we’ll share them here. 

Scots who changed the world

27/03/2015 News

Glasgow City of Science were proud to provide contributors from the City of Science network to recent BBC School Radio programmes linked to 'The Scots that Changed the World' Series.

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Youngsters from Glasgow crack the code to digital skills

26/03/2015 News

Glasgow could soon have its very own Zuckerberg after 100 young people from across the city took part in a digital master class. Glasgow City of Science’s Digital Making Project, the first of its kind in Scotland, saw the 14-17 year olds learn the skills to create their own websites, apps and games and use Raspberry Pi computers to code.

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Researchers collaborate to prevent faults in offshore cables

23/03/2015 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is a partner in a new research project to design a system which detects and prevents high voltage insulation faults in subsea power cables for offshore wind farms.

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Positive mental wellbeing app and education programme launches

23/03/2015 News

A new app and educational programme designed to help young people manage mental health problems has been launched at an event at St Stephens High School in Port Glasgow.

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You’ve got to hand it to Glasgow!

21/03/2015 News

Glasgow City of Science, with a helping hand from its partners and schoolchildren from across the city, is a world record breaker! The organisation has set a new Guinness World Record for the largest simultaneous hand hygiene lesson at multiple venues.

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Glasgow astronomers prepare to view rare eclipse

19/03/2015 News

Astronomers from the University of Glasgow are offering local people the chance to safely observe the partial solar eclipse on Friday 20 March.

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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

   

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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Living Liebig’s laboratory legacy

Writing for Glasgow City of Science this time around is Kirsty Martin. Chemist, Justus von Liebig st...

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Events

   

Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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Wild in the City

The rangers and their friends from Play Services have plenty of games and activities for all the fam...

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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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