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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.

Simply send us your news updates, images and/or videos and we’ll share them here. 

Animal vision inspires new computer-controlled single-pixel cameras

24/04/2017 News

Scientists have taken inspiration from how animals’ eyes work to create a new way for computer-controlled cameras to ‘see’.

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CodeClan empowers employers to plug Scotland’s digital skills gap

24/04/2017 News

CodeClan, the UK’s first fully accredited digital skills academy is reaching out to employers seeking new software talent, encouraging businesses to join their employer partner community.

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Cycling to work may cut your risk of premature death by 40%

21/04/2017 News

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost half.‌‌

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Amino acids in diet could be key to starving cancer

21/04/2017 News

Cutting out certain amino acids – the building blocks of proteins – from the diet of mice slows tumour growth and prolongs survival, according to new research published in Nature.

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Inspiring Generation Z to become Scotland’s future cyber crime fighters

21/04/2017 News

The hunt is on for the nation’s best young codebreakers as Cyber Games Scotland launches its 2017 competition during a week of dedicated digital skills events run by organisations across Scotland.

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Collective approach to skills must continue as new research shows digital economy growth

21/04/2017 News

The digital economy is growing at an unprecedented level but work must continue to boost the talent pipeline so Scotland can capitalise on opportunities, according to new research commissioned by the Digital Technologies Skills Group.

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News

   

Dog's leg saved from amputation by new bone regeneration technology

Scientists and veterinarians from the University of Glasgow have successfully saved the leg of a two...

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Girls with Grit

An event aimed at giving girls and women the confidence to follow a STEM (science, technology, engin...

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UK Quantum Imaging Technologies showcased at the world’s largest photonics industry event

QuantIC, the UK Quantum Technology Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging is exhibiting at Laser World of P...

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Blog

   

Top tech jobs in the West of Scotland

Here are 5 fulfilling roles in tech to be found right now across Glasgow and the West of Scotland th...

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5 brilliant jobs in digital and technology in Glasgow and the West

Our partner, Enigma People Solutions is working on a variety of brilliant and interesting vacancies ...

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What will be your Image of Research for 2017?

The University of Strathclyde’s annual competition, Images of Research, recently launched this yea...

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Events

   

Mugstock Festival

Boutique festival organised on a not-for-profit basis, featuring music, food, drink, theatre, art, c...

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The Scottish Learning Festival

SLF is the biggeset education conference and exhibition in Scotland and has something to offer every...

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Venturefest Scotland

Business and networking event and part of the Venturefest Network. This free event connects SMEs wit...

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