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George’s marvellous memorial

17/08/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey in which Sir George Thomas Beatson, medical frontiersman, makes his mark upon the city of Glasgow.

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Peek – The Portable Eye Examination Kit

04/05/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Throughout the world, almost 40 million people are blind. Yet, 80% of blindness is avoidable! And most of this avoidable blindness is in low-income countries. Dr Mario Giardini from the Department of Bio-medical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde provides insight into a revolutionary smartphone-based toolkit for eye care.

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The Glasgow Frankenstein

23/04/2014 Health and Life Sciences

Andy Dougan, Lecturer in Digital Film and Television at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland blogs about how the Glasgow Frankenstein has helped turn science fiction into science fact. You can follow him on Twitter @AndyDougan.

In the winter of 1818 a sensational story swept through the streets of Glasgow. A university lecturer, Andrew Ure, had reanimated the corpse of Matthew Clydesdale who had been hanged in the city centre only a matter of hours previously.

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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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