Low Carbon and Renewables

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable.

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable. It’s an international centre of excellence in offshore renewables, and hosts the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, based in the International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone.

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InstEE and PNDC - Accelerating smart grid innovation

The project: The Institute for Energy and Environment (InstEE) at the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest electrical power academic research groups in Europe.

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ITREZ - Scotland's future of Renewable Energy

The project: The International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) is a ground-breaking research and development hub, bringing together business and academia to develop, innovate and invest in Scotland’s flourishing renewable energy sector.

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News

   

GCU awards for South African rail staff

Nearly 200 employees of the South African rail transport agency Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) graduate...

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EE launches 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton

EE has switched on 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton, where customers can now receive the latest mobile net...

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Protein antibiotics offer new hope for fighting common crop diseases

Scientists have tested a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacterial diseas...

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Blog

   

Game of Drones: A Song of Boats and LiDAR

Drones in the sky, drones in the sea, drones on land. Could drones be doing more for you? At Art of ...

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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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Events

   

Matt Dillahunty: Magic, Skepticism & Questions

Matt Dillahunty is well-known as one of the hosts of the popular Atheist Experience phone-in show (w...

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Anatomy Lab Live: Contagion

Enjoy a two-course meal before handling real organ specimens to learn about infectious diseases in a...

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Dying of Fright:'Voodoo Fright Death' & the evolution of emotion

A brief exploration of the spooky phenomenon of fright death, examining modern neuroscientific expla...

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