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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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Glasgow ranked top university in prestigious BBSRC Excellence with Impact Competition

23/05/2016 News

The University of Glasgow has been ranked the top university and overall runner-up in the prestigious national BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) Excellence with Impact competition.

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Homeless and hungry pollinators are given a helping hand by new survey

20/05/2016 News

Pollinating insects, such as bees and butterflies, are in decline across the UK. These insects are homeless and hungry, suffering from a lack of places to nest and feed. To help reverse this trend, schools, community groups and individuals across the UK are being encouraged to make improvements to their outdoor spaces to make them friendlier for pollinators, and to take part in a new national pollinator survey, supported thanks to National Lottery players.

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Scotland Can Do SCALE to host entrepreneurship experts

20/05/2016 News

Scottish entrepreneurs with ambitions to grow their businesses are being encouraged to register for a free place at the Scotland Can Do SCALE summer school, taking place at Stirling University in August.

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS – Circular Economy

20/05/2016 News

Extending the useful life of products, enabling multiple product lifecycles.

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Enriching cities and communities through research at GCU

19/05/2016 News

Bryan Buchan, Chief Executive of Scottish Engineering, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde R&D Director Julie Brittenden, and social entrepreneur Mel Young, President of the Homeless World Cup, will join Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers and guests for the University’s annual celebration of research.

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The Tontine will make the Glasgow city region a leader in innovation

19/05/2016 News

A new centre of innovation – The Tontine – which will inject £53.6million into the economy of the Glasgow city region has opened. This is the first Glasgow City Region City Deal project to be completed in the city.

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News

   

Saddling up to extend success of city cycle scheme

Plans to more than double the size of Glasgow’s hugely successful mass automated cycle hire (MACH)...

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Largest showcase of innovative Scottish companies to date at Venturefest Scotland 2016

This year’s Venturefest Scotland innovation summit will host one of the largest collections of inn...

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Skeletons' mysteries unearthed in new Hunterian exhibition

One of The Hunterian's "greatest treasures" is now on public display for the first time, in a new UK...

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Blog

   

Explorathon GLASGOW – Six Week Countdown

With Explorathon just six weeks away, we take a first look at two activities being organised by rese...

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What could you do with quantum imaging?

QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging based at the University of Glasgo...

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Explorathon Extravaganza – European Researchers’ Night Returns

On Friday the 30th September Scotland will come to life with curiosity! ...

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Events

   

Going Batty

Grab the bat detectors and torches - we're going on a bat hunt. Ages 8+; all children must be accom...

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Building Blocks at Glasgow School of Art

A series of walks, talks and events celebrating contemporary design, architecture and innovation in ...

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Ichthyosaurs

Discover ichthyosaurs from The Hunterian collection, including the first Scottish ichthyosaur with a...

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