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

   

Smarter living on Glasgow's horizon

Glasgow has recently received €4.1 million for the development of sustainable solutions in a new s...

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Success at the Higher Education Awards for GCOSI partners

For the third year running, the University of Glasgow has been presented with the overall Higher Edu...

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StoriiCare - ‘The Facebook for Care’ launches £300k crowdfunding campaign

A new care sector startup, backed by investors who exited to the likes of iZettle and Fanduel, has j...

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Blog

   

Glasgow vacancy alert for a Graduate eLearning Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate eLearning developer, through our partner, Enigma P...

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The possibilities are endless

Encouraging collaboration between the STEM and creative sectors has the potential to deliver solutio...

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Terrific tech jobs around Glasgow

Are you looking for a new job in the tech industry? There's a variety of brilliant and interesting v...

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Events

   

Mugstock Festival

Boutique festival organised on a not-for-profit basis, featuring music, food, drink, theatre, art, c...

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Cosmic Collisions

A public lecture series featuring talks from professors of cosmology and space science plus exhibiti...

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Gravitational Waves

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

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