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Scottish Engineering Special Leaders Awards - Part 1

18/01/2016 Education and Skills Development

If you were an engineer in Scotland, what would you do?

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Glasgow City of Science: 2015 Year in Review

21/12/2015 Education and Skills Development

2015 has seen the Glasgow City of Science (GCOS) partnership go from strength to strength, supporting a record number of multi-partner programmes and activities that aim to support and bolster the science and innovation ecosystem within Glasgow and the West of Scotland. From initiating and supporting the first Venturefest Scotland to driving forward Glasgow's bid to become Innovation Capital (iCapital) of Europe – it has been a fruitful year!

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Women in Science and the impact of social media

10/12/2015 Education and Skills Development

PhD student, Hilary Jane Anderson explores the inequality that still exists between the genders in STEM and the impact social media has on highlighting and addressing the challenges faced, head on.

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Remembering James Clerk Maxwell

29/10/2015 Education and Skills Development

2015 marks the International Year of Light, observing achievements in light science and its countless applications. What better opportunity to shine a light on one of Scotland’s great innovators, a genius whose immense contributions to science and technology are often overlooked – James Clerk Maxwell.

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What’s In Your DNA, Friedrich Miescher?

13/07/2015 Education and Skills Development

The second in series of posts from Kirsty Martin on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?" takes a close-up look at DNA and the work of scientist, Friedrich Miescher.

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A year in OPAL Scotland

29/06/2015 Education and Skills Development

OPAL community Scientist, Joanne Dempster reflects on the fantastic achievements of the OPAL project as it completes its first year in Scotland and a flourishing range of activities to look ahead to over the summer in the great outdoors.

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News

   

We are hiring! Experienced comms exec wanted

Glasgow City of Science and Innovation is seeking an experienced and ambitious Communications Execut...

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College shortlisted for four industry awards

City of Glasgow College is in the running for four significant industry awards. ...

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Glasgow SME wins prestigious physics startup prize

Novosound, the fast-growing Scottish SME and developer of a ground-breaking technique to mass-manufa...

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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

   

Science Lates: Fright Night

Halloween-themed adults-only night, which explores the science of blood and organ dissection. Fancy ...

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Offshore Wind Hackathon

Energy technology hackathon and networking event with a prize pot available. UK-based small business...

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Black Holes, Exoplanets and Hurricanes

A talk on black holes and extrasolar planet systems....

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