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 entries16/10/2017 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.
Roll out of MCR Pathways mentoring programme to all Glasgow Secondary Schools09/10/2017 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.
Energy innovators clean-up at VentureJam 2017 final25/09/2017 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.
Former Cisco Scotland Director appointed as new chair of the Digital Technologies Skills Group25/09/2017 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.
CodeClan invites future coders to try free taster sessions during National Coding Week15/09/2017 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.