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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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Insole sensors could prevent falls

19/03/2015 News

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) having been working with the Experience Lab team at Glasgow School of Art in developing an innovative insole device which uses sensors to establish if older people are at risk of falls.

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300th STEM Ambassador signs-up at University of Glasgow

19/03/2015 News

There are now an unprecedented 300 STEM Ambassadors at the University of Glasgow playing a crucial role promoting Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths within primary and secondary education.

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Light pollution impacts urban blackbirds' biological rhythm

16/03/2015 News

Artificial lighting in cities may be causing urban European blackbirds to mature faster than their country cousins, new research has found.

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Sound research improves 'safety critical' structures

16/03/2015 News

A system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes, aircraft engines and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde academic.

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City rolls out more cycle stations

16/03/2015 News

A further ten bike stations are being added to Glasgow's Mass Automated Cycle Hire (MACH) scheme following on from its launch last summer.

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Point prevalence surveys tackle hospital infections across Europe

16/03/2015 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have informed a European protocol to validate the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control’s (ECDC) methods of standardising and collecting data on the number of people with healthcare associated infections (HAIs).

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News

   

Two day conference to 'supercharge innovation engine'

Working with Academics, NHS Scotland, Blue Chip Corporates, Pharma and Industry partners, BioCity Sc...

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Scots who changed the world

Glasgow City of Science were proud to provide contributors from the City of Science network to recen...

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Youngsters from Glasgow crack the code to digital skills

Glasgow could soon have its very own Zuckerberg after 100 young people from across the city took par...

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Blog

   

Greenland360 expedition inspires climate change action

Last year, a small team of geography students from Scotland organised their own expedition to Greenl...

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Resilient Glasgow leads the way amongst global network of cities with shared challenges

Dr Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation gives her opinion about Glasgow's role in l...

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Glasgow City of Botanists

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joan...

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Events

   

Watery Worlds and Soggy Citizens

Go pond dipping in an effort to find out of the Dams to Darnley ponds can support wildlife....

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Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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The Worm -- An Underground Adventure

An adventure with Wilma and William as they journey to find the elusive worm species. For ages 3 -7....

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