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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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Do you speak Java? Computing club phenomenon comes to Ayrshire

21/11/2014 News

We use computers for lots of reasons - entertainment, work, shopping, information finding, networking- but how many of us know how they all work? Young people in Ayrshire will soon be able to explore various areas of IT as a CoderDojo club starts on Tuesday 25th of November in the Kilwinning campus of Ayrshire College.

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Paisley-born inventor of PIN and ATM receives Honorary Doctorate

21/11/2014 News

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) honoured the inventor of Personal Identification Number (PIN) and Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) technology, James Goodfellow OBE with an Honorary Doctorate at its graduation ceremony on 20 November 2014 at Thomas Coats Memorial Baptist Church, Paisley.

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Research experts support National HIV Testing Week

21/11/2014 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have launched a series of podcasts for the UK’s first comprehensive network for sexual health researchers.

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New molecular storage devices could bridge memory gap

20/11/2014 News

New molecules could be the key to solving a looming problem with flash memory storage, researchers say in a new report published in the journal Nature.

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Asteroids: threat or opportunity?

20/11/2014 News

Do asteroids present a threat or an opportunity? This question will be explored this week (Thursday, 20 November) in the last of the Coffee House Lectures marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary.

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£1.5m lab heralds “chemistry renaissance” at University of Glasgow

20/11/2014 News

The opening of a new lab at the University of Glasgow is being acclaimed as part of an ongoing ‘chemistry renaissance’ as the University also celebrates a major achievement from its past today (Thursday 20 November).

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News

   

Two day conference to 'supercharge innovation engine'

Working with Academics, NHS Scotland, Blue Chip Corporates, Pharma and Industry partners, BioCity Sc...

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Scots who changed the world

Glasgow City of Science were proud to provide contributors from the City of Science network to recen...

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Youngsters from Glasgow crack the code to digital skills

Glasgow could soon have its very own Zuckerberg after 100 young people from across the city took par...

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Blog

   

Greenland360 expedition inspires climate change action

Last year, a small team of geography students from Scotland organised their own expedition to Greenl...

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Resilient Glasgow leads the way amongst global network of cities with shared challenges

Dr Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation gives her opinion about Glasgow's role in l...

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Glasgow City of Botanists

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joan...

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Events

   

Watery Worlds and Soggy Citizens

Go pond dipping in an effort to find out of the Dams to Darnley ponds can support wildlife....

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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The Worm -- An Underground Adventure

An adventure with Wilma and William as they journey to find the elusive worm species. For ages 3 -7....

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