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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

16/05/2019 Low Carbon and Renewables

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is good news for the planet and good news for biotechnology.

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Showcasing Projects with Industry

25/04/2016 Low Carbon and Renewables

A poster presentation and networking event at Engage with Strathclyde will demonstrate the benefits of collaboration between industry and students. Some 40 projects will be on show including SME carbon audits, treatment of land contamination, environmental management, Green Network Strategy and hydrogeology projects overseas.

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

06/07/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportunity to get outdoors and explore nature around the city.

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Greenland360 expedition inspires climate change action

09/03/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Last year, a small team of geography students from Scotland organised their own expedition to Greenland to study the impact of climate change and to create public and educational resources. Writing for Glasgow City of Science, Cameron Mackay shares his personal story of some of the challenges facing our changing planet.

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

23/02/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Dr Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation gives her opinion about Glasgow's role in leading the way in responding to and planning for challenges amongst resilient cities around the globe.

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Glasgow City of Botanists

11/12/2014 Low Carbon and Renewables

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joanne Dempster, Glasgow City of Science's OPAL Community Scientist who is based at Glasgow Science Centre, has been finding out about the great scientists and explorers who founded Glasgow's Botanic Gardens and put Glasgow on the Botanical Science map.

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News

   

Project to create Scotland's Smartest Factory seeks research expertise

An ambitious partnership to create one of Scotland’s Smartest Factories is seeking two Research En...

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Consortium awarded extra funding to create £9m offshore renewables hub

A national consortium which has the University of Strathclyde as a core member has been awarded an a...

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Scottish EDGE Round 14 awards over £1m to ground-breaking Scottish start-up businesses

The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 14 have been announced with designer sustainable wooden bag manuf...

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Blog

   

Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

HR consultant Sara Ferreira shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of women in STEM...

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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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Events

   

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantal...

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Physics Business Breakfast - Knowledge Transfer: A Physics Perspective

The University of Strathclyde's Department of Physics has a strong applied focus feeding research in...

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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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