Tourism and Events

Hear from Glasgow City of Science & Innovation and its partners about the science issues that matter

Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s award-winning Convention Bureau provides a city-wide approach of engaging key agencies within the city and at a national level to bid for major events. It is now one of the world’s most exciting major events destinations, attracting 2.3 million visitors every year. Business tourism has been worth over £1bn to the city’s economy since 2005.

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Increasing the flow of tourism to Scotland's canals

The project: Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Scottish Canals are working on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop and implement a strategy for increasing tourism on the canals. Funding of £96,700 has been awarded for the new 18-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership between GCU and Scottish Canals.

The challenge: Last year, the Scottish Government unveiled its new policy for Scottish Canals and the organisation published its ten-year vision of ‘Safeguarding our heritage. Building our ...

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Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The project: Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The challenge: Raising Glasgow’s profile as a world-class business tourism destination with particular focus on attracting scientific conferences. ...

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News

   

SHE Software expand into new office as headcount increases

Scottish technology company SHE Software continues its ongoing expansion, doubling the size of its i...

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University of Glasgow to share in £80m quantum tech funding boost

The University of Glasgow’s world-leading expertise in quantum technology has been given a boost w...

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Eight mental health research networks announced by UKRI

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced eight new mental health networks to bring together r...

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Blog

   

Forge ahead

On Friday the 28th of September, from 10am to 5pm, Explorathon 2018 will be hosted in the iconic For...

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Explorathon Extravaganza is back!

Explorathon 2018 is set to ignite a passion for research in families and friends across Glasgow for ...

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Explorathon '18: The secret (and dangerous) world of space junk

Space debris has a kind of sci-fi kudos attached to it. Space Debris. Space Junk. It almost sounds c...

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Events

   

MCM Scotland Comic Con

A US-style comic con and celebration of superheroes, sci-fi, TV, gaming, trading cards, toys, anime ...

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Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore....

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Big Green Weekend BioBlitz Bonanza

Celebration of Glasgow's diverse community and natural wildlife, with a communal picnic share, forag...

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