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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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GCU named Scotland's most sustainable university

17/07/2019 News

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been rated first in Scotland in the People & Planet University League 2019 for its environmental and ethical performance.

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University of Glasgow receives largest ever donation

17/07/2019 News

The University of Glasgow has benefited from donations worth $7.5 million from graduate John Shaw and his wife Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, who have turned her biotech firm Biocon into one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in India.

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£12.9m project to accelerate drug discovery

10/07/2019 News

A new partnership between the Universities of Strathclyde and Nottingham and pharmaceutical company GSK will accelerate research into the discovery of new medicines.

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Scotland’s biorefining power takes centre stage at the Bio World Congress in America

10/07/2019 News

Scotland is showcasing its biorefining credentials in front of a global audience of more than 900 global business leaders, investors, academics and policy makers at the Bio World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in America this week.

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Startup Summit returns with Head of Google for Startups among confirmed speakers

10/07/2019 News

Scotland’s leading entrepreneurship event, Startup Summit, is returning to Edinburgh on October 30 with a world-class line-up of speakers.

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NHS using new tech and AI to speed up diagnosis and cut missed appointments

10/07/2019 News

Scotland’s largest health board is introducing technology and artificial intelligence as part of an eHealth revolution on detecting and diagnosing disease.

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News

   

Atomic ‘Trojan horse’ for a new generation of X-ray lasers

An intense electron beam that could be used in the X-ray lasers of the future has been produced in&n...

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Taking the pulse of carbon emissions could measure climate impact of development

A new way to ‘take the pulse’ of carbon emissions could help track how the industrial developmen...

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Glasgow Science Centre to host monthly astronomy talks

The David Elder lecture series presents a line-up of fascinating talks by expert astronomers, spacef...

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Blog

   

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

HR consultant Sara Ferreira-Jeffries shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of wome...

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Events

   

Apollo 11

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

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City Center Sci Comm Social

Meet other science lovers at this social event....

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Culture Club

A monthly gathering of fermentation enthusiasts where you can meet like-minded people and share reci...

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