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Glasgow City of Science: 2015 Year in Review

21/12/2015 Education and Skills Development

2015 has seen the Glasgow City of Science (GCOS) partnership go from strength to strength, supporting a record number of multi-partner programmes and activities that aim to support and bolster the science and innovation ecosystem within Glasgow and the West of Scotland. From initiating and supporting the first Venturefest Scotland to driving forward Glasgow's bid to become Innovation Capital (iCapital) of Europe – it has been a fruitful year!

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Women in Science and the impact of social media

10/12/2015 Education and Skills Development

PhD student, Hilary Jane Anderson explores the inequality that still exists between the genders in STEM and the impact social media has on highlighting and addressing the challenges faced, head on.

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Remembering James Clerk Maxwell

29/10/2015 Education and Skills Development

2015 marks the International Year of Light, observing achievements in light science and its countless applications. What better opportunity to shine a light on one of Scotland’s great innovators, a genius whose immense contributions to science and technology are often overlooked – James Clerk Maxwell.

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

13/07/2015 Education and Skills Development

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a close-up look at DNA and the work of scientist, Friedrich Miescher.

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A year in OPAL Scotland

29/06/2015 Education and Skills Development

OPAL community Scientist, Joanne Dempster reflects on the fantastic achievements of the OPAL project as it completes its first year in Scotland and a flourishing range of activities to look ahead to over the summer in the great outdoors.

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Living Liebig’s laboratory legacy

25/05/2015 Education and Skills Development

Writing for Glasgow City of Science this time around is Kirsty Martin. Chemist, Justus von Liebig starts-off a series of posts over the coming months on important figures in science down the years and how they've impacted on our work today: "Whose Shoulders Are These Anyway?"

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News

   

Scottish EDGE awards record £1.8m to startups

Following a £1 million funding increase from Scottish Enterprise, Scottish EDGE has awarded 24 winn...

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Vietnamese officials learn about Scotland's social security system

Vietnamese government officials spent almost two weeks at City of Glasgow College as part of a train...

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Glasgow School of Art alumna wins Turner Prize

Glasgow School of Art alumna Charlotte Prodger has won the 2018 Turner Prize for a film shot entirel...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

Anna Devitt is using the power of comedy to help disadvantaged young people in Scotland. ...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Diversifier

Pheona Matovu spent years in immigration limbo and is now helping companies to innovate by fostering...

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Optimisation and Uncertainty Quantification: Two Questions for Teachers

In an expanding world with limited resources and increasing complexity, optimisation and computation...

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Events

   

The Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibi...

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Stargazing at Mugdock

Learn some fascinating facts about space. ...

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Dippy on Tour: A Natural History Adventure

Following his visits to Dorchester, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, the Natural History Museum's fa...

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