Success stories

Whilst Glasgow is globally recognised as a vibrant city of culture and the arts, retail and architectural splendour, it’s less well known as a leading international destination for scientific discovery and innovation.

Glasgow is an international centre of engineering and science excellence in areas like low carbon and renewables, aerospace, defence and marine, advanced manufacturing electronics and sensors and imaging – but this capability also supports growth in other key sectors. It’s true to say that “science is everywhere”. Here are just some of the success stories.

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The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The project: The New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus

The challenge:  Building the New South Glasgow Hospitals Campus, one of the worlds most advanced centres of medicine, industry, Stratified Medicine, learning and training.

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Future City | Glasgow

The project: Future City | Glasgow

The challenge: To demonstrate how innovative use of technology can make life in Glasgow smarter, healthier, safer and more sustainable.

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3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

The project: 3D Definitive Human: Head and Neck viewer

A fully interactive and medically validated 3D viewer for head and neck anatomy, a pioneering collaborative project between the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art and NHS Education for Scotland.

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The Science behind public protection – The Commonwealth Games and beyond

The project: Glasgow Scientific Services is a local authority public analyst laboratory, providing a scientific and advisory service to Glasgow City Council, a further 15 Scottish Local Authorities and the emergency services.

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Opera strikes a chord through Alzheimer’s project

The project: Alzheimer’s Project is a joint project between Scottish Opera and Alzheimer Scotland. The participants group involves people with dementia, their carers, and a team of professional singers and artists who lead weekly practise sessions that involve a wide range of activities reflecting the diversity and richness of opera.

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Soluis has clear vision for immersive technology

The project: With more than 6 years’ experience of developing Augmented and Virtual Reality solutions, Glasgow firm Soluis has a clear vision for how immersive technologies can help transform the world of work.

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News

   

Scottish EDGE awards record £1.8m to startups

Following a £1 million funding increase from Scottish Enterprise, Scottish EDGE has awarded 24 winn...

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Vietnamese officials learn about Scotland's social security system

Vietnamese government officials spent almost two weeks at City of Glasgow College as part of a train...

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Glasgow School of Art alumna wins Turner Prize

Glasgow School of Art alumna Charlotte Prodger has won the 2018 Turner Prize for a film shot entirel...

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Blog

   

Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

Anna Devitt is using the power of comedy to help disadvantaged young people in Scotland. ...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Diversifier

Pheona Matovu spent years in immigration limbo and is now helping companies to innovate by fostering...

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Optimisation and Uncertainty Quantification: Two Questions for Teachers

In an expanding world with limited resources and increasing complexity, optimisation and computation...

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Events

   

The Mackintosh Festival

Festival celebrating the creative genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The programme includes exhibi...

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Marvellous Meteors -- No Children Required!

A ranger-led event where interested adults can hear a short talk on the stars, before searching the ...

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Stargazing at Mugdock

Learn some fascinating facts about space. ...

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