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. 

Discover, enjoy and help protect your local environment

21/05/2015 News

How healthy are the trees in your neighbourhood? Is the elusive tortoise shell butterfly a regular visitor to your garden? What invertebrates lurk under the water of your local pond? The Open Air Laboratories Programme (OPAL) wants people from across Scotland to go outside to discover, enjoy and help protect their local environment.

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Seals threaten Scottish cod stock recovery

21/05/2015 News

Predatory seals are constraining the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research led at the University of Strathclyde suggests.

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Researchers to present physical inactivity research plan to Europe

21/05/2015 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are to capture expertise from across 12 European countries on what makes people physically inactive from childhood to later life, for a unique report for the European Commission which will prioritise and plan future research at a policy level.

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A 'Summit for Innovation' is coming to Glasgow, Scotland

14/05/2015 News

Venturefest Scotland is the first business event of its kind in Scotland - and it's coming to Glasgow on September 9, 2015.

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Competition could get your idea into space in just 2 hours

14/05/2015 News

On 21 May, the UK space sector is coming to Glasgow to help entrepreneurs launch new business ideas that use satellite technology.

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Know your numbers!

11/05/2015 News

How well do you know your numbers? Check your blood pressure, learn about hypertension and stay healthy for World Hypertension Day 2015.

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News

   

How can we improve the survival of patients with end-stage liver disease?

A two day special conference on tackling the multifaceted condition of End-Stage Liver Disease is to...

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Smartphone app makes texting easier

A smartphone app that makes texting and emailing much easier – particularly for older people and t...

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Next generation of high power lasers being developed by researchers

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplif...

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Blog

   

George’s marvellous memorial

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey ...

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a clos...

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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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Events

   

Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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Venturefest Scotland

Free, annual business and network event connecting SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors an...

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Health, Lies and Videotape

Do you remember the public health films of the mid-20th century? Films of fat children, bad hygiene...

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