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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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Sensor mimics bats to detect dangerous structural cracks

17/08/2015 News

An ultrasound sensor for detecting dangerous cracks in structures such as aircraft engines, oil and gas pipelines and nuclear plants has been developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde – with inspiration from the natural world.

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MediCity Scotland plans unveiled

17/08/2015 News

BioCity Scotland, the life sciences incubator in Lanarkshire which houses and supports growing and ambitious life sciences organisations, has unveiled plans for its new MediCity Scotland facility that is expected to become home to around 50 new healthcare businesses.

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Volunteers needed for health study

13/08/2015 News

The University of Glasgow and The BBC are looking for volunteers to take part in a study for the BBC Two show ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’.

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Project to make technology-assisted healthcare and living a reality faces five key challenges

10/08/2015 News

From wearables to smartphone apps, people are being encouraged to self-manage their healthcare and promote their well-being proactively by using new technology. But is the UK ready for this approach?

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Interactive sound map of Glasgow created by researchers

06/08/2015 News

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have created an interactive sound map of Glasgow.

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Major phonetic sciences conference comes to Glasgow

06/08/2015 News

The 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences is being held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow from 10 August to 14 August 2015.

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News

   

How can we improve the survival of patients with end-stage liver disease?

A two day special conference on tackling the multifaceted condition of End-Stage Liver Disease is to...

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Smartphone app makes texting easier

A smartphone app that makes texting and emailing much easier – particularly for older people and t...

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Next generation of high power lasers being developed by researchers

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are developing groundbreaking plasma based light amplif...

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Blog

   

George’s marvellous memorial

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey ...

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a clos...

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportuni...

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Events

   

Glasgow Café Scientifique

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

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Venturefest Scotland

Free, annual business and network event connecting SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors an...

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Health, Lies and Videotape

Do you remember the public health films of the mid-20th century? Films of fat children, bad hygiene...

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