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

   

Animal vision inspires new computer-controlled single-pixel cameras

Scientists have taken inspiration from how animals’ eyes work to create a new way for computer-con...

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CodeClan empowers employers to plug Scotland’s digital skills gap

CodeClan, the UK’s first fully accredited digital skills academy is reaching out to employers seek...

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Cycling to work may cut your risk of premature death by 40%

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost ...

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Blog

   

Design Creativity Through Humour and Improvisation

Coming up with good ideas is a funny old game! Dr Gillian Hatcher from the University of Strathclyde...

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Engage with Strathclyde Business School

Discover an engaging series of events aimed at public, private and third sector organisations arrang...

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Mining, Tourism and Settlements in Outer Space

Who owns the Moon? On 2 May, Dr Saskia Vermeylen will give an enlightening talk as part of Engage wi...

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Events

   

Images of Research Exhibition

Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of ...

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Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

The event addresses the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issue...

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Images of Research Opening Night

Event host, Professor Sir Jim McDonald, is joined by some of this year's competition judges to annou...

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