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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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Vaccine programme leads to reduction in cervical abnormalities

04/09/2014 News

A vaccination programme is reducing rates of pre-cancerous cells, research involving the University of Strathclyde has found.

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City Observatory shows visions of the future

04/09/2014 News

An installation demonstrating how innovative research will inform the future of cities has been launched by the University of Strathclyde.

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Technology club set to teach disadvantaged Glasgow teens how to code

29/08/2014 News

Glasgow City of Science launched a new project to teach 100 less advantaged and harder to reach young people about computer programming.

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City Chambers buzz to the sound of 120,000 bees

28/08/2014 News

120,000 honeybees have a new home on the roof of the iconic Glasgow City Chambers as part of plans for Green Year 2015.

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Your questions answered – by an astronaut and Scotland’s most exciting researchers

25/08/2014 News

Explorathon promises to be a night of reaching to the stars – almost literally – and hearing the latest blue-skies thinking from some of the most inspiring researchers in Glasgow.

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From sunlight to low cost electricity

25/08/2014 News

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have developed a novel optical concentrator which, at a cost of just £1 each, can be used in windows to capture energy from the sun to generate electricity and ambient light within the home.

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News

   

Scotland’s first simulated primary care environment launches

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has developed a primary care community orientated resource ...

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Glasgow's free wi-fi programme proves popular

On 10 July, Glasgow became the first Scottish city to offer free Wi-fi in the city centre's streets ...

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Advance made in green energy from hydrogen

Chemists at the University of Glasgow have claimed a breakthrough in the production of hydrogen from...

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Blog

   

Glasgow’s living classrooms

Joanne Dempster, OPAL Community Scientist for the Open Air Laboratories Project writes on the Glasgo...

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5 Great things The Games have given Glasgow

With the sport over, records broken and the medals handed out here’s a quick list of 5 great thing...

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A Perfect Blend For Public Engagement

A nose for a successful collaboration between business and a university in delivering a public engag...

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Events

   

Glasgow Skeptics

A biweekly event where speakers expound on science, pseudoscience, politics and policy to increase p...

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The Lost Tomb of Robert the Bruce

See the first 3D digital model reconstruction of the fragmented tomb of Robert the Bruce, who was bu...

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?Mackintosh Architecture

Over 80 architectural drawings, archival material, films and models - many rare or never before exhi...

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