Tourism and Events

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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

   

Life Sciences Awards winners revealed

 The winners of Scotland's prestigious Life Sciences Awards have been announced during a dinner...

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Collaboration for Innovation conference to discuss industrial strategy

A free 'Collaboration for Innovation' day will provide fresh insights and informative sector-wide di...

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Researchers win £70K to develop treatment for macular degeneration

Two Glasgow Caledonian University researchers have been awarded £70,000 by the National Eye Researc...

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Blog

   

Engage with Strathclyde 30th April – 4th May

The University of Strathclyde’s annual events programme, “Engage with Strathclyde” takes place...

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Tapping all our STEM Talents: An Educators Perspective

As the Royal Society of Edinburgh embarks on the first major review of 'Tapping all our Talents', Do...

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Taking social robot research into the wild

What happens when you take robotics research out of the lab and into a real life rural setting? What...

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Events

   

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Making the Glasgow Style

2018 is the 150th anniversary of the birth of celebrated Glasgow architect, designer and artist Char...

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Satellite 6

A fun-packed event with talks, presentations, panel items, games, workshops, and quizzes, all on the...

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Pop Up Science Weekend

Free family-fun and science themed activities. ...

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