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PATHway – Technology enabled behavioural change as a pathway towards better self-management of CVD

29/08/2016 Health and Life Sciences

A European project involving researchers from the University of Glasgow's Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) group is pioneering a novel approach towards better self-management of Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of premature death worldwide.

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Net Benefits - Is the Digital Society Good for Us?

28/04/2016 Health and Life Sciences

More than ever, we work, live, learn and engage in social networks. But are computers and the networked society a force for good? Or are the fears of new technologies justified?

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Body Image and Eating Disorders – Planning Future Research to Combat Current Challenges

25/04/2016 Health and Life Sciences

Writing for Glasgow City of Science in the run up to Engage with Strathclyde week, Dr Petya Eckler highlights research on body image and eating disorders that will be discussed at an event, 'Body Image and Eating Disorders: Future Research Priorities'.

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The Genetics of Gregor Mendel: A Game of Seeds!

29/02/2016 Health and Life Sciences

It wasn't that long ago that the notion of inheritance of characteristics through genes was somewhat fanciful. As Kirsty Martin explains, one green-fingered scientist's work in particular cultivated the bloom in genetics we see around us today.

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Antonj van Leeuwenhoek: Appreciating the Little Things…

14/12/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Kirsty Martin takes a close-up look at the little things in life, first revealled by the Dutch scientist, van Leeuwenhoek.

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Dazzled by the Dark Lady

21/09/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Kirsty Martin writes an illuminating and personal letter to the 'Dark Lady of DNA', Rosalind Franklin.

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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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Marvellous Meteors -- No Children Required!

A ranger-led event where interested adults can hear a short talk on the stars, before searching the ...

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Stargazing at Mugdock

Learn some fascinating facts about space. ...

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