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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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Learn to Restart a Heart at Glasgow Caledonian University

16/10/2016 News

Students, staff and members of the public will have the opportunity to learn essential life-saving CPR skills as part of a national campaign to improve survival rates throughout Scotland.

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‘Time machine’ study warns of long-term dangers of ocean acidification

16/10/2016 News

New research into the effects of ocean acidification suggests that, while marine organisms may be able to cope with the effects of climate change in the short term, the biological cost of doing so may be too high to guarantee long-term survival.

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Digital Xtra opens new round of funding for extracurricular computing projects

03/10/2016 News

Scotland’s Digital Xtra Fund launched in May 2016 and awarded £250,000 to 12 projects, which expect to reach a combined total of 10,500 young people across the country by March 2017. An additional £150,000 has now been made available in response to the high number of applications received for the first round of funding.

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Fourth win for optometry students at GCU

03/10/2016 News

Ambreen Saira Hussain has become the fourth student from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to be named Student of the Year by contact lens manufacturer CooperVision.

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University to share in £17.7 million funding for new healthcare technologies

30/09/2016 News

The University of Glasgow is one of four universities to benefit from research programme grants, totalling £17.7 million, that will develop new technologies to address the health issues of an aging UK population, Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson has announced.

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Scientists discover how insect-borne viruses ‘suppress’ the immune system to cause disease

30/09/2016 News

Arboviruses – viruses transmitted by insects such as mosquitoes – pose a considerable threat to both human and animal health. Despite that, not enough is known about the complex interactions between the virus and the host, particularly in the early stages of infection.

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News

   

Pioneering mentoring project in Glasgow gets council commitment to help change thousands of lives

Annemarie O’Donnell, Glasgow City Council’s Chief Executive, has announced an ambitious New Year...

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MVLS Researchers show impact in 60 seconds

The winners of a creative competition for early career researchers to explain their research simply ...

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Light source discovery ‘challenges basic assumption’ of physics

A widely-held understanding of electromagnetic radiation has been challenged in newly published rese...

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Blog

   

Catch Pokémon on a University tour or a seat at research cinema for Explorathon GLASGOW

This Friday Scotland will join with Europe in a celebration of research! In Scotland we celebrate th...

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Making Waves with James Clerk Maxwell

Take a musical tour through the life of Scotland's forgotten Einstein, James Clerk Maxwell as part o...

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Paragon Play ON

Play ON is an inclusive youth music project for children and young people aged 6-20 years old. The p...

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Events

   

The Universe for Beginners

An adults-only class studying the night sky. Learn about star gazing, the solar system, how stars ar...

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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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Science Showcase: Tracking Animals

The Hunterian Science Showcase introduces the latest discoveries and advances in scientific and medi...

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