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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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2020 Congress of the International Academy of Pathology is Glasgow-bound

16/10/2014 News

Some 3,000 delegates from across the globe will travel to Glasgow in 2020 for the Congress for the International Academy of Pathology after the city won its bid to host one of the world's most prestigious conferences.

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Water for ALL project to build sustainable access to water in Malawi and Zambia

10/10/2014 News

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice has been awarded funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Justice Fund for a new project to improve access to water among the poorest and most vulnerable groups in Malawi and Zambia.

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Faster production of Bluetongue vaccine could save millions

10/10/2014 News

An effective vaccine for the devastating animal disease caused by Bluetongue virus (BTV) can be produced more quickly in a method outlined by scientists from the University of Glasgow writing, in collaboration with Merial Animal Health, in the Journal of Virology.

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Study shows sunshine and nitrate-rich foods improve athletic performance

10/10/2014 News

A study undertaken at the University of the West of Scotland has revealed that exposure to sunlight combined with the consumption of nitrate-rich foods significantly boost exercise performance.

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Major funding to boost eye imaging technology

06/10/2014 News

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde together with a leading Scottish medical technology company and two Universities have been awarded major funding for research into a new technology that could detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

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Gender equality awards for university departments

06/10/2014 News

Two further departments at the University of Glasgow, and one at the University of Strathclyde are to receive Athena Swan awards.

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News

   

Strathclyde University lift the Question of Science Trophy

Strathclyde University’s Chemical Engineering department have been crowned Science Champions of th...

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Snow leopard spotted in Glasgow park

The latest in a series of sculptures commissioned to celebrate the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games w...

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Researchers aim to prevent falls in older people with vision impairment

New research aims to adapt an evidence-based exercise programme for falls prevention among older peo...

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Blog

   

Glasgow’s Green Year 2015 – ‘From Steam to Green’

Glasgow is to host its first ever 'themed' year in 2015 - a Green Year. The Green Glasgow team are w...

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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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Events

   

Impartial Advice on Biomass Renewable Heating

Home Energy Scotland offer free and impartial advice on wood fuelled (biomass) and other renewable h...

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BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a ...

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Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraiser...

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