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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

   

SHE Software expand into new office as headcount increases

Scottish technology company SHE Software continues its ongoing expansion, doubling the size of its i...

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University of Glasgow to share in £80m quantum tech funding boost

The University of Glasgow’s world-leading expertise in quantum technology has been given a boost w...

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Eight mental health research networks announced by UKRI

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced eight new mental health networks to bring together r...

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Blog

   

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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Explorathon Extravaganza is back!

Explorathon 2018 is set to ignite a passion for research in families and friends across Glasgow for ...

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Explorathon '18: The secret (and dangerous) world of space junk

Space debris has a kind of sci-fi kudos attached to it. Space Debris. Space Junk. It almost sounds c...

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Events

   

MCM Scotland Comic Con

A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime ...

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore....

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Big Green Weekend BioBlitz Bonanza

Celebration of Glasgow's diverse community and natural wildlife, with a communal picnic share, forag...

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