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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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Quantum imaging breakthrough uses less light

12/01/2015 News

Scientists have harnessed the strange power of quantum mechanics to create a digital image using fewer than one photon per pixel.

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Researchers analyse social workers' preparedness for practice

09/01/2015 News

Education is providing newly-qualified social workers in Scotland with a solid grounding for their profession, according to new research - the first significant study examining social workers’ preparedness for practice since 1996.

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Step forward for foot orthotics

09/01/2015 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers, in partnership with the University of Newcastle and Newcastle-based SME Peacocks Medical Group, have been awarded significant funding for the design and manufacture of innovative foot orthotics using 3D-printing technologies.

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Send your pictures of Science in action

05/01/2015 News

Taken any interesting #ScienceSnaps in Glasgow and the West of Scotland? We want to add your pictures to our 2015 collection.

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UWS-led research discovers protein that stops cancer developing

29/12/2014 News

Research headed-up by University of the West of Scotland (UWS) academic, Dr Taranjit Singh Rai has discovered a protein in cells which stops cancer developing.

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Climate change threat to mussels’ shells

29/12/2014 News

The world’s mussel population could be under threat as climate change causes oceans to become increasingly acidic, scientists have discovered.

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News

   

Dance steps energise Green Year app launch

The energetic dance moves of students and active seniors from Glasgow have helped to power the launc...

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Scottish scientists slow speed of light through space

Scottish scientists have demonstrated that photons travelling in free space can be slowed down to le...

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Researchers trial LED lighting for tracking people with dementia

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are investigating the development of low-cost GPS...

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Blog

   

Glasgow City of Botanists

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

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Skills legacy for community through reCYCLE project

reCYCLE is an innovative collaboration project in the city that takes unwanted bicycles, refurbishes...

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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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Events

   

Adventurers

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

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Science Meets Art

George Donald talks through his drawing of a life model....

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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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