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There is so much happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland and our news portal will allow us to share it with you.

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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Flash fiction competition Quantum Shorts opens for entries

16/10/2017 News

QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging based at the University of Glasgow is pleased to announce a call for entries to the Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition. The competition is open to stories up to 1000 words long that take inspiration from quantum physics and include the phrase “There are only two possibilities: yes or no”. The competition is free to enter, offering prizes of up to US $1500.

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Roll out of MCR Pathways mentoring programme to all Glasgow Secondary Schools

09/10/2017 News

Disadvantaged and care experienced young people in every Glasgow secondary school will now be able to benefit from the pioneering and highly successful mentoring and talent development programme developed over the last decade by MCR Pathways and Glasgow City Council.

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Energy innovators clean-up at VentureJam 2017 final

25/09/2017 News

The final of VentureJam, the official youth strand for Venturefest Scotland, has taken place with an innovative idea of delivering clean energy technologies through the sewage system impressing the panel of judges the most following a Dragons Den-style pitch.

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Former Cisco Scotland Director appointed as new chair of the Digital Technologies Skills Group

25/09/2017 News

Skills Development Scotland announces the appointment of Donald McLaughlin as chair of the Digital Technologies Skills Group. Donald will lead this strategic group who are responsible for advising on the Digital Technologies Skills Investment Plan actions and resources to enable Scotland to reach its full potential in the digital technologies sector.

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Event: MoSSFest - Science fun for everyone

24/09/2017 News

Join us for a FREE day of science fun when MoSSFest (the Middle of Scotland Science Festival) returns to Mugdock Country Park on Sunday 8th October 2017.

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CodeClan invites future coders to try free taster sessions during National Coding Week

15/09/2017 News

The UK’s only fully accredited digital skills academy is hosting a series of free events during National Coding Week to encourage adults to try their hand at writing code and consider a career in one of Scotland’s fastest growing business areas.

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News

   

Glasgow's global reputation as leading city of sustainable business tourism grows

Glasgow has been recognised as one of the world’s leading cities for sustainable business tourism ...

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Glasgow takes 50 steps closer to future proofing the city’s SMEs

Circular Glasgow, hosted by Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, has set out to connect with 50 companies ac...

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Young people take the charge on a new TEDxYouth@Glasgow event

Glasgow Clyde College event management students are playing a key role in designing and organising a...

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Blog

   

6 digital & software vacancies across Glasgow

Our partner, Enigma People Solutions has been working with some great clients on a host of different...

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Explore the dark side of social media

How is social media changing people's lives and perception of themselves? Join the debate at Explora...

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Unlock local research whilst you shop

With under 2 weeks to go until Explorathon 2017 – Scotland’s European Researchers’ Night (29-3...

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Events

   

UTOPIAE Opening Training School Public Lecture

Jörg Bewersdorff, author of Luck, Logic and White Lies, delivers a public lecture on 23 November...

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Get Into Coding

Free October holiday activity where kids can try their hand at coding with micro:bit....

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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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