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Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

17/06/2019 Education and Skills Development

HR consultant Sara Ferreira-Jeffries shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of women in STEM, analyses the findings and highlights the importance of diversity in the workplace.

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Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

06/12/2018 Education and Skills Development

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

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Equality Through Innovation: The Diversifier

23/11/2018 Education and Skills Development

Pheona Matovu spent years in immigration limbo and is now helping companies to innovate by fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion.

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Optimisation and Uncertainty Quantification: Two Questions for Teachers

21/11/2018 Education and Skills Development

In an expanding world with limited resources and increasing complexity, optimisation and computational intelligence have become a necessity. Teachers are invited to find out more at a CPD workshop with the experts from UTOPIAE. 

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Equality Through Innovation: The Educator

25/10/2018 Education and Skills Development

In our second Equality Through Innovation blog we meet Lise McCaffery, who is inspiring the next generation of engineers and tackling the industry's lack of diversity.

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Forge ahead

21/09/2018 Education and Skills Development

On Friday the 28th of September, from 10am to 5pm, Explorathon 2018 will be hosted in the iconic Forge shopping centre in the East End of Glasgow. Drop-in throughout the day for some fun and informative activities themed around the environment, and our health and wellbeing!

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News

   

Scientists discover novel viruses carried by the Scottish midge

Scotland’s biting midge population carries previously-unknown viruses, according to new research. ...

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Glasgow makes top six cities in European Capital of Innovation competition

Glasgow has been named as one of six finalists in the European Capital of Innovation competition, a ...

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Glasgow student helping to empower Africa’s young scientists

A University of Glasgow student is using maths and computing skills to train young scientists in Afr...

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Blog

   

Grounds to create global change

To mark International Zero Waste Week Scott Kennedy, co-founder of Revive Eco and member of Industri...

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Learning to fuel the growth of a more sustainable world

Rachel Clark from the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) encourages students into s...

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Glasgow City Region – a new European City Region of Innovation

Glasgow City Region is emerging as a new European City Region of Innovation. Kevin Rush, Director of...

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Events

   

Explorathon: Glasgow Skeptics -- Precision Medicine

Glasgow Skeptics present an exciting talk to discuss the medicinal developments in the field of rheu...

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Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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International Space Station Flight Control

When astronauts call Earth, Andrea Boyd answers. Stationed at the European Astronaut Centre in Colog...

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