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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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Public vote for face of new RBS polymer £10 note

01/02/2016 News

The public are being asked to cast their vote from a shortlist of three faces from Scottish science and innovation history to be the portrait on a new £10 note set to appear in late 2017.

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GCU enhances impact of social enterprise through international research

01/02/2016 News

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are taking part in an international mobility project designed to enhance innovation in social enterprise and drive lasting societal impact.

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Stalled Spaces funding offers communities chance to breathe life into temporary projects

01/02/2016 News

Community groups and organisations around Glasgow are being invited to apply for small grants to run temporary projects in stalled sites or under-utilised open spaces in their neighbourhoods.

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Student nurses set new hand hygiene world record

29/01/2016 News

Nursing students at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have officially set a new Guinness World Record for the most participants in a hand sanitising relay, in partnership with Glasgow City of Science and Health Protection Scotland.

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Five MVLS academics named as Highly Cited Researchers

28/01/2016 News

Five academics from the college of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences (MVLS) at the University of Glasgow have been named as Highly Cited Researchers in 2015.

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Korean Air puts Seoul into Glasgow Airport

28/01/2016 News

Glasgow Airport has secured Scotland’s first ever direct service to South Korea after flag carrier Korean Air and tour operator Hanjin Travel confirmed they will introduce a summer charter service from the capital of Seoul.

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News

   

Digital design students Create Conversations

Digital design students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) presented their projects alongside ...

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Strathclyde computer science researcher wins prestigious award

A computer science researcher at the University of Strathclyde has won a prestigious Scotland-wide a...

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Scotland's First Minister announces £4m ‘Precision Medicine Ecosystem’

The University of Glasgow is set to become a key player in a Scottish “global centre of excellence...

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Blog

   

Aye Write! STEAMMS ahead with book festival

Aye Write! - Glasgow's annual book festival is back for 2016 with a stellar line up of top literary ...

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Scottish Engineering Special Leaders Awards - Part 4

If you could be an engineer in Scotland – what would you do? Join the thousands of children alread...

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Scottish Engineering Special Leaders Awards - Part 3

Part 3 of a series of vlogs about this exciting STEM competition for school pupils hears how enginee...

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Events

   

Glasgow University Environmental Sustainability Team: Sharing Food Solutions

A potluck meal and interactive discussions on solutions to food sustainability. Topics include susta...

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Pint of Knowledge: Chronic myeloid leukaemia and cancer stem cells

Prof Tessa Holyoake, director of the Paul O'Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre, gives an informal talk...

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Breaking The Code

Breaking the Code, by Hugh Whitemore, tells the heart-breaking true story of Alan Turing, openly gay...

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