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Whether it is ground breaking research, a new invention or a high profile science engagement activity, we want to hear about it. Our news-hub will share science-related stories which are taking place across the Glasgow city region. We want it to be a one-stop portal for science activities across Glasgow and the West of Scotland, so don’t hesitate to let us know of anything and everything you are involved with.

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Glasgow University's campus masterplan given green light

17/02/2017 News

The University of Glasgow has welcomed the decision by Glasgow City Council to give the green light to its campus masterplan to develop the former Western Infirmary site.

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Mapping tech role models and mentoring in Scotland to attract girls into digital careers

13/02/2017 News

A new initiative promoting greater use of female role models and mentors in schools has been launched as part of Scotland’s strategy to tackle the gender imbalance in digital technology.

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Glasgow's profile as 'film-friendly' city grows

13/02/2017 News

Glasgow City Council's Glasgow Film Office (GFO) made a substantial contribution to the local economy in 2016, with £16.38million generated by film, broadcast and advertising productions in the city. This was a significantly higher figure than 2015's £10.22million.

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New skilled jobs created as digital technology specialist expands Glasgow base

10/02/2017 News

Digital technology specialist, Incremental Group has successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish Enterprise, helping it to facilitate expansion of the business through the creation of 48 new jobs over the next 12 months.

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Gas imaging makes quantum leap with a single pixel

10/02/2017 News

New technology which could offer the oil and gas industry a cheaper way to visualise methane gas is taking one step closer to becoming commercially available.

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International aphasia research network secures three-year grant funding

10/02/2017 News

The Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists, an international, multidisciplinary network of European researchers in aphasia, a communication disorder, has secured a new three-year grant from the Trustees of The Tavistock Trust for Aphasia.

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News

   

Solar-powered skin opens new possibilities for prosthetics

A new way of harnessing the sun’s rays to power ‘synthetic skin’ could help to create advanced...

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Glasgow scientists set to lead new era in pancreatic cancer treatment

University of Glasgow scientists are set to receive up to £8 million from Cancer Research UK to lea...

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Academics join fight to combat deadly tropical disease

Mathematicians at the University of Strathclyde are modelling the impact of an innovative mosquito-t...

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Blog

   

Partnering approach is paying dividends for Glasgow businesses

Perceptions of the digital industry as an insular environment are wide of the mark. Will Craig, foun...

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Why figures for women in the digital sector don’t add up

Women make up just 18% of Scotland’s tech workforce. We take a look below at what can be done to e...

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Using innovation to develop staff skills

The creative industries are heavily dependent on the skills and visionary mindset of the people they...

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Events

   

Glasgow Internet of Things

We are trying to crystallise entrepreneurial activity in the area of internet enabled communications...

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Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

This is a group for anyone interested in Data Science, Big Data, Analytics and Technology trends. We...

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NGS Glasgow Conference & Workshop

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

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