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

   

Smarter living on Glasgow's horizon

Glasgow has recently received €4.1 million for the development of sustainable solutions in a new s...

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Success at the Higher Education Awards for GCOSI partners

For the third year running, the University of Glasgow has been presented with the overall Higher Edu...

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StoriiCare - ‘The Facebook for Care’ launches £300k crowdfunding campaign

A new care sector startup, backed by investors who exited to the likes of iZettle and Fanduel, has j...

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Blog

   

Glasgow vacancy alert for a Graduate eLearning Developer

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate eLearning developer, through our partner, Enigma P...

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The possibilities are endless

Encouraging collaboration between the STEM and creative sectors has the potential to deliver solutio...

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Terrific tech jobs around Glasgow

Are you looking for a new job in the tech industry? There's a variety of brilliant and interesting v...

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Events

   

Mugstock Festival

Boutique festival organised on a not-for-profit basis, featuring music, food, drink, theatre, art, c...

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Cosmic Collisions

A public lecture series featuring talks from professors of cosmology and space science plus exhibiti...

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Gravitational Waves

Science showcase that displays and explains the materials science at the heart of the international ...

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