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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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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

   

Clinical innovation zone shortlisted for prestigious UK innovation award

The University of Glasgow’s Clinical Innovation Zone (CIZ) has been shortlisted for a UK Science P...

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CAN DO Fund offers 100% funding for innovation projects

Do you have a problem that you can’t find or buy a solution for? A challenge that is hindering the...

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Glasgow astrophysicists welcome funding boost

Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde are celebrating the announcement of ten...

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Blog

   

Your guide to all the STEM events at Aye Write! 2019

Explore what’s on offer at Glasgow’s book festival this March. ...

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You might not know it yet, but industrial biotechnology is vital to our future

Roger Kilburn, CEO of the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains how IB is changing th...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

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

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Events

   

Nature's Biological Clocks

Chronobiologist Kim Last discusses wildlife from the perspective of her profession at this evening l...

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Glasgow Skeptics: What Phrenology Teaches Us About Ourselves

Learn about phrenology and its history from Professor David Price. ...

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Wildlife of the Forth and Clyde Canal

Claire Martin, Community Engagement Officer for the Scottish Waterways Trust, will talk about the wi...

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