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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

   

Virtual reality classrooms and teaching resources to be created by the University of Glasgow

Soon students at the University of Glasgow and around the world will be able travel inside the human...

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Scotland’s young innovators go head to head to tackle the global plastic crisis

A team of young Scots has won VentureJam 2018 with an innovative idea for a jukebox to encourage pla...

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Ultrasonic surgery project wins £6m funding

A research project aiming to find new ways to use ultrasonic tools for complex, robot-assisted surge...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Educator

In our second Equality Through Innovation blog we meet Lise McCaffery, who is inspiring the next gen...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Problem Solver

Equality Through Innovation is a new blog series profiling inspirational social innovators working i...

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Forge ahead

On Friday the 28th of September, from 10am to 5pm, Explorathon 2018 will be hosted in the iconic For...

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Events

   

The Future of Fintech

Symposium on the financial services industry with a focus on Finitech. Ticket includes lunch....

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The Galápagos Above and Below

Evening lecture about the Galápagos Islands by David and Jean Ainsley....

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The Mackintosh Festival

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

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