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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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Free science centre workshop experiences for Glasgow school pupils

03/02/2017 News

Thousands of Glasgow primary and secondary pupils are being given the opportunity to take part in free interactive workshops and get hands on with exhibits at the Science Centre over the next few months to help encourage and develop a love of all things STEM.

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Graduate Level Apprenticeship scheme at UWS to help bridge skills gap

03/02/2017 News

University of the West of Scotland (UWS) has been awarded funding of over £2 million from Skills Development Scotland (SDS) to design and deliver Graduate Level Apprenticeship programmes in Software Development and Engineering: Design and Manufacturing.

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Scottish university tie-up with Chinese firm sees technology breakthrough

03/02/2017 News

A commercial partnership between University of the West of Scotland (UWS) and Chinese technology firm, Wuxi Chigoo Interactive Technology, has resulted in a UWS student developing a new method to improve journey experiences for airport visitors.

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Glasgow saddles-up to double number of bikes in city

03/02/2017 News

Glasgow City Council have given the go ahead to more than double the size of the city's mass automated cycle hire (MACH) scheme.

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New source of tech talent as CodeClan’s Glasgow course takes off

03/02/2017 News

CodeClan, the UK’s first accredited digital skills academy, is offering employers access to a fresh source of digital talent in the west as its Glasgow courses get off to a flying start.

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From drones to little lighthouses – 10 inspiring projects funded by Digital Xtra

30/01/2017 News

The Digital Xtra fund has awarded £150,000 to a series of sustainable digital initiatives aimed at engaging and inspiring Scotland’s next generation of digital makers.

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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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