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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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University of Glasgow open new COVID-19 testing facility

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The University of Glasgow will host a major COVID-19 testing facility in Glasgow, in support of current UK and Scottish Governments and NHS efforts against the coronavirus pandemic.

Substantial recovery of oceans possible by mid century

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A “substantial” recovery of life in the oceans could be achieved by 2050 if major threats such as climate change are dealt with, a study has said.

New patient pathway to streamline COVID-19 assessments

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New dedicated Community Assessment Centres (CACs) are this week opening across Greater Glasgow and Clyde to help combat COVID-19 by providing a more streamlined service to assess people presenting symptoms.

Medical equipment converted to much-needed ventilators by dedicated hospital staff

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In response to COVID-19, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s clinical physics team have converted 100 anaesthetic machines to ventilators. This is part of the board’s overall mobilisation plan to quadruple critical care capacity to cope with COVID-19, as requested by the Scottish Government.

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Glasgow set to shed light on the future of solar power generation from space

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A new project which will explore the possibility of using space-based reflectors to shine additional sunlight towards future large-scale solar power farms at dawn and dusk has won backing from the European Research Council.

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Universities join forces in pandemic fight

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Scientists at the Universities of Dundee and Glasgow are combining their expertise to aid the global battle against coronavirus.

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