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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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Drug discovery offers new hope to halt the spread of malaria

02/09/2019 News

Breakthrough research has revealed a new drug that may prevent the spread of malaria, and also treat people suffering with the deadly parasitic disease.

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£7.5m project to create more electric vehicle charging points

02/09/2019 News

A £7.5 million project between the public and private sectors has been established to deliver more electric vehicle charging points and ensure the infrastructure needed to support these is put in place.

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Diabetes medication can be used to treat heart failure

02/09/2019 News

A common diabetes medication, originally introduced as a treatment for diabetes, can be successfully used to treat patients with heart failure, reducing their risk of worsening heart failure or death from cardiovascular causes by more than 25 per cent.

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Sensing technology to help reduce use of antibiotics in farming

02/09/2019 News

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are collaborating on a sensing technology project to improve the accuracy of a testing platform to help detect common infections in livestock and help reduce the use of antibiotics.

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Scots students victorious in Russia

02/09/2019 News

Two Scottish college students have claimed medallions of excellence at the world’s biggest skills competition WorldSkills Kazan 2019.

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Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district

02/09/2019 News

The University of Strathclyde has welcomed the start of work on a new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire which will create thousands of new jobs for the sector.

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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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