Events

Find out about all the events taking place across the city each month

There are hundreds of events taking place in the region every month, from seminars, networking events to round table discussions, awards ceremonies and science-related cultural activities. Regardless of interests or expertise, there is bound to be plenty of fixtures which pique your interest and what better way to engage with the Glasgow City of Science community than confirming attendance to one or two.

Supported by The University of the West of Scotland, we have partnered with The List to provide a data gathering service. This is a well-known events site that carries high quality event information for the whole of Scotland.

To submit an event to The List, simply click here. You’ll need to register, but it’s a quick process to share your event and have your listing published on our site, The List’s website and be featured in feeds by The List to other organisations including Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and STV.

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                    [shortdesc] => This event showcases the latest developments in 3D printing technologies for medical applications, which will one day transform current practices.

Dr Will Shu (Department of Biomedical Engineering) gives an overview of Strathclyde's 3D bioprinting expertise and capabilities to produce tissues and organs for medical transplantation, personalised medicine and drug development.

Following that, there are talks from both an industry and clinical perspective: Prof Frederic Picard (Golden Jubilee National Hospital, GJNH) is a pioneer in the area of computer-assisted surgery (CAS). Since July 2005 he has been a full time Orthopaedic Consultant at the GJNH.
Also Mr James Cross, Technical Sales Engineer, Strata Systems.
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                    [title] => Images of Research Exhibition
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                    [shortdesc] => Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of Research competition, which was open to all staff and students involved in research.  Entrants were challenged to represent their research via an eye-catching image, aligning with the University's new strategic themes; Health & Wellbeing;  Energy; Advanced Manufacturing and Materials; Ocean, Air & Space; Society and Policy; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies.

The exhibition takes place in the Technology and Innovation Centre, the focal point for this year's Engage with Strathclyde week of events. Visit the exhibition and network with event delegates from businesses and organisations that are on campus to engage with Strathclyde.  

Make sure you vote for your favourite category winner at the exhibition and follow us on social media to keep up to date with the touring exhibition dates.
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                    [title] => Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City
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                    [shortdesc] => The event addresses the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issues are inexplicably linked to climate change.

Bringing together representatives from industry, NGOs and the higher education sector, the event explores how Scotland can work towards a more sustainable, fairer food system, from both a Scotland-wide and as well as a more local, Glasgow-based perspective. The event also reviews the role of universities in promoting sustainable and ethical production and consumption of food.

Relevant information includes the Nourish Scotland Good Food Nation Bill.
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                    [title] => NGS Glasgow Conference & Workshop
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                    [shortdesc] => A conference that looks at Next Generation Sequencing tools to understand human disease.
                    [longdesc] => The event looks at NGS applications, workflows, cancer, rare disease genetics as well as data analysis, storage and other bottlenecks. It's organised in partnership with:
Polyomics at the University of Glasgow  
NHS West of Scotland Genetics Service  
Edinburgh Genomics  
South East Scotland Genetic Service  
MRC University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR)  
MRC Human Genetics Unit (University of Edinburgh)  
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3D Printing for Medical Technologies

This event showcases the latest developments in 3D printing technologies for medical applications, which will one day transform current practices

Dr Will Shu (Department of Biomedical Engineering) gives an overview of Strathclyde's 3D bioprinting expertise and capabilities to produce tissues and organs for medical transplantation, personalised medicine and drug development

Dates : 03 May 2017

Find out more...
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Images of Research Exhibition

Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of Research competition, which was open to all staff and students involved in research

 Entrants were challenged to represent their research via an eye-catching image, aligning with the University's new strategic themes; Health & Wellbeing; Energy; Advanced Manufacturing and Materials; Ocean, Air & Space; Society and Policy; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies

Dates : 02 May 2017, 03 May 2017, 04 May 2017, 05 May 2017

Find out more...
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Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

The event addresses the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issues are inexplicably linked to climate change

Bringing together representatives from industry, NGOs and the higher education sector, the event explores how Scotland can work towards a more sustainable, fairer food system, from both a Scotland-wide and as well as a more local, Glasgow-based perspective

Dates : 02 May 2017

Find out more...
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NGS Glasgow Conference & Workshop

A conference that looks at Next Generation Sequencing tools to understand human disease

Dates : 15 May 2017

Find out more...

Glasgow Science Festival: Glasgow Explores

Thu 8th Jun 2017 - Sun 18th Jun 2017

A packed programme of workshops, shows, films, discussion, exhibitions and art collaborations allows budding scientists to sit back and learn something new or don safety goggles and take part in an experiment. The theme for 2017 is 'Glasgow Explores' and the festival follows Glasgow researchers as they push the boundaries and go to the outer limits.

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The Mackintosh Festival

Sun 1st Oct 2017 - Tue 31st Oct 2017

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibitions and tours as well as the opportunity to unleash your own creativity through workshops and activities.

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The Scottish Learning Festival

Wed 20th Sep 2017 - Thu 21st Sep 2017

SLF is the biggeset education conference and exhibition in Scotland and has something to offer everyone involved in education and includes a thought-provoking conference programme as well as an exhibition.

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Zombie Science: Worst Case Scenario

Sun 18th Jun 2017

Theoretical Zombiologist Doctor Howe has all the know-how you'll need to survive when the inevitable apocalypse occurs. Ages 18+.

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Glasgow Richmond Model Boat Club Tug Towing Event

Sun 11th Jun 2017

Watch modellers race the Peter Shepherd, a 13' tanker, using radio control.

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Mugstock Festival

Fri 28th Jul 2017 - Mon 31st Jul 2017

Boutique festival organised on a not-for-profit basis, featuring music, food, drink, theatre, art, cabaret and 'sciencey stuff.' The lineup for 2016 included Emma Pollock, Stanley Odd, Colonel Mustard & the Dijon 5, Wolves, Big Hogg, Blochestra and Young Aviators.

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Images of Research Exhibition

Tue 2nd May 2017 - Fri 5th May 2017

Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of Research competition, which was open to all staff and students involved in research.  Entrants were challenged to represent their research via an eye-catching image, aligning with the University's new strategic themes; Health & Wellbeing; Energy; Advanced Manufacturing and Materials; Ocean, Air & Space; Society and Policy; Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Measurement Science and Enabling Technologies. The exhibition takes place in the Technology and Innovation Centre, the focal point for this year's Engage with Strathclyde week of events. Visit the exhibition and network with event delegates from businesses and organisations that are on campus to engage with Strathclyde.   Make sure you vote for your favourite category winner at the exhibition and follow us on social media to keep up to date with the touring exhibition dates.

Find out more...

Venturefest Scotland

Wed 20th Sep 2017

Business and networking event and part of the Venturefest Network. This free event connects SMEs with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and academics with the aim of sharing ideas, financing innovation and developing new skills and business partnerships.

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Professor Brian Cox

Fri 19th May 2017

Professor Brian Cox takes audiences on a journey through space and time.

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NGS Glasgow Conference & Workshop

Mon 15th May 2017

A conference that looks at Next Generation Sequencing tools to understand human disease.

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