Meet the Team

Meet the people behind the Glasgow City of Science and Innovation.

Glasgow City of Science has assembled a staff committed to the vision, objectives and goals of the organisation, headed up by Programme Director Dr Susie Mitchell.

Based at Glasgow Science Centre, they are a resource for the entire city of Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

Stuart Patrick

Chair

Stuart Patrick is Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce committed to increasing trading opportunities for Chamber members and delivering a strong business influence on the growth of the ...

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Sir Kenneth Calman

Honorary President

Sir Ken was elected Chancellor of the University of Glasgow in 2006. He is a graduate who was appointed to the Cancer Research Chair of Oncology in 1974 and became Professor and Dean of ...

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Dr Susie Mitchell

Programme Director

Susie has a passion for science and innovation - nurtured through a 17 year career spanning lab research, R&D commercialisation, health improvement policy and equality work. She has worked in a ...

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Derek Shirlaw

Digital Communications Executive

Derek is Digital Communications Executive for Glasgow City of Science. Creatively-minded and obsessive about science and digital communications, Derek is a champion of public engagement having over ...

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Joanne Dempster

OPAL Community Scientist

Joanne is passionate about science communication and education; she believes that the best thing about science is sharing its many wonders with others. Having graduated from the University of St ...

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What’s happening

This is a living, breathing website with regular updates on news, blogs and events. It’s the place to come back to again and again if you want to know what’s happening in the science and technology world in Glasgow and the West of Scotland.

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News

   

Strathclyde-led research develops world’s highest gain high-power laser amplifier

The world’s highest gain high power laser amplifier - by many orders of magnitude – has been dev...

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Green campaign to grow sustainable business tourism

Glasgow has unveiled a new ‘green conventions team’ which will champion the city’s credentials...

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Innovation Showcase call for high-growth Scottish companies

High-growth Scottish companies have an opportunity to get in front of an influential business audien...

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Blog

   

6 exciting vacancies in tech right now in the West of Scotland

Our partner, Enigma People Solutions round up some of the most interesting vacancies in electronics ...

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Storage Vault unlocks the secret of online branding

Mirroring your physical brand online can be a challenge for many businesses. Fraser Sutherland, Prop...

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Bringing Valley culture to Glasgow’s waterfront

As specialists in mobile and web technologies, SwarmOnline use cutting edge applications to deliver ...

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Events

   

Be Experimental Tots Science Labs

Parent and child preschool science club for ages 2-5, where kids can take part in experiments and in...

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How can Music and Technology Help People with Dementia

Sally Magnusson and Dr Caroline Holland discuss the importance of music in helping those living with...

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Society of Architectural Historians 70th Annual International Conference

The 70th annual meeting of the Society of Architectural Historians....

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