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

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News

   

Energy innovators clean-up at VentureJam 2017 final

The final of VentureJam, the official youth strand for Venturefest Scotland, has taken place with an...

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Former Cisco Scotland Director appointed as new chair of the Digital Technologies Skills Group

Skills Development Scotland announces the appointment of Donald McLaughlin as chair of the Digital T...

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Event: MoSSFest - Science fun for everyone

Join us for a FREE day of science fun when MoSSFest (the Middle of Scotland Science Festival) return...

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Blog

   

Explore the dark side of social media

How is social media changing people's lives and perception of themselves? Join the debate at Explora...

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Unlock local research whilst you shop

With under 2 weeks to go until Explorathon 2017 – Scotland’s European Researchers’ Night (29-3...

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Get exploring with Glasgow's researchers

Experience an incredible night at the Riverside Museum, and amongst the exhibits, explore some of th...

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Events

   

Gravitational Waves

Science showcase that displays and explains the materials science at the heart of the international ...

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KCD

This exhibition aims to create a deeper awareness of Glasgow's architecture by exploring the notion ...

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Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We...

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