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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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£30m fund for low carbon projects announced

23/09/2019 News

A major fund to create low-carbon heating infrastructure is now open for applications.

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Scientists discover novel viruses carried by the Scottish midge

20/09/2019 News

Scotland’s biting midge population carries previously-unknown viruses, according to new research.

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Glasgow makes top six cities in European Capital of Innovation competition

16/09/2019 News

Glasgow has been named as one of six finalists in the European Capital of Innovation competition, a step closer to winning the €1 million prize to scale up innovation activities.

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Glasgow student helping to empower Africa’s young scientists

16/09/2019 News

A University of Glasgow student is using maths and computing skills to train young scientists in Africa to help push the frontiers of knowledge in science and technology.

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Glasgow confirmed as host of COP26 UN Climate Summit in 2020

16/09/2019 News

A major UN climate change summit will take place at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow in 2020, bringing together over 30,000 delegates from around the world, including climate experts, business leaders and citizens to agree ambitious action to tackle climate change.

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Book free tickets to Explorathon Glasgow

16/09/2019 News

The programme for Explorathon, the public festival celebrating research in Europe, is now live with free events for all ages this September.

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News

   

GCU named as UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been recognised as a UK leader in championing social mobilit...

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New £16m centre for subsea development opens as world-first

A new £16 million centre for subsea development has opened in East Kilbride, positioning Scotland a...

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Blood test could help to accelerate brain cancer diagnosis

A blood test which could help to accelerate the diagnosis of brain cancer has been developed in rese...

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Blog

   

Grounds to create global change

To mark International Zero Waste Week Scott Kennedy, co-founder of Revive Eco and member of Industri...

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Learning to fuel the growth of a more sustainable world

Rachel Clark from the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) encourages students into s...

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Glasgow City Region – a new European City Region of Innovation

Glasgow City Region is emerging as a new European City Region of Innovation. Kevin Rush, Director of...

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Events

   

Planetarium Lates

After hour planetarium shows with breathtaking images of the cosmos & up-to-date astronomy news....

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Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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Science Lates: Fright Night

Halloween-themed adults-only night, which explores the science of blood and organ dissection. Fancy ...

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