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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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Living Liebig’s laboratory legacy

25/05/2015 Education and Skills Development

Writing for Glasgow City of Science this time around is Kirsty Martin. Chemist, Justus von Liebig starts-off a series of posts over the coming months on important figures in science down the years and how they've impacted on our work today: "Whose Shoulders Are These Anyway?"

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News

   

New funding for migrant and refugee skills recognition hub

A pilot project, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), to formally recognise the skills and qu...

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Strathclyde research finds microplastics in remote mountainous region

Researchers have found microplastics blown by wind into a remote region of the Pyrenees mountain ran...

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Glasgow study reveals how gut bacteria work to keep us healthy

An international team of scientists, led by the University of Glasgow, have announced a new advance ...

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Blog

   

Your guide to all the STEM events at Aye Write! 2019

Explore what’s on offer at Glasgow’s book festival this March. ...

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You might not know it yet, but industrial biotechnology is vital to our future

Roger Kilburn, CEO of the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains how IB is changing th...

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Equality Through Innovation: The Comedian

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

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Events

   

Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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T. rex in Town

Step back in time to the Cretaceous period and meet Trix, the first Tyrannosaurus Rex to go on displ...

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Workplace Innovation ? Applying flexible and productive practices

Business workshops. ...

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