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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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Scotland’s first 7T scanner arrives at the QEUH

28/11/2016 News

The University of Glasgow, in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the site of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH).

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NewSpace revolution conference open for registration

27/11/2016 News

A major international information conference of the NewSpace revolution will take place in Glasgow on 1st - 2nd February, 2017.

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Chasing the Waves shows Glasgow's contribution to detection of gravitational waves

25/11/2016 News

‘Chasing the Waves’ is a brand new show which shares the story of how Glasgow scientists helped make one of the discoveries of the century: the detection of gravitational waves.

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Glasgow announces most ambitious job creation target in the UK

25/11/2016 News

The UK’s most ambitious jobs creation target has been announced today in Glasgow (25 November 2016).

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Airport tram-link to boost regional economy

25/11/2016 News

Council leaders have set out plans to secure the Glasgow City Region’s long term economic future by building a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and the city centre.

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Strathclyde launches world’s first maritime safety research centre

18/11/2016 News

A world-class centre of excellence in maritime research safety has been launched by the University of Strathclyde.

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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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