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

   

Animal vision inspires new computer-controlled single-pixel cameras

Scientists have taken inspiration from how animals’ eyes work to create a new way for computer-con...

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CodeClan empowers employers to plug Scotland’s digital skills gap

CodeClan, the UK’s first fully accredited digital skills academy is reaching out to employers seek...

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Cycling to work may cut your risk of premature death by 40%

Using your bike to get to work could cut your risk of developing cancer and heart disease by almost ...

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Blog

   

Design Creativity Through Humour and Improvisation

Coming up with good ideas is a funny old game! Dr Gillian Hatcher from the University of Strathclyde...

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Engage with Strathclyde Business School

Discover an engaging series of events aimed at public, private and third sector organisations arrang...

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Mining, Tourism and Settlements in Outer Space

Who owns the Moon? On 2 May, Dr Saskia Vermeylen will give an enlightening talk as part of Engage wi...

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Events

   

Images of Research Exhibition

Visit the exhibition to see this year's entries to the University of Strathclyde's annual Images of ...

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Making Glasgow a Sustainable Food City

The event addresses the societal issues of health and food provision in Scotland and how these issue...

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Images of Research Opening Night

Event host, Professor Sir Jim McDonald, is joined by some of this year's competition judges to annou...

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