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Antonj van Leeuwenhoek: Appreciating the Little Things…

14/12/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Kirsty Martin takes a close-up look at the little things in life, first revealled by the Dutch scientist, van Leeuwenhoek.

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Dazzled by the Dark Lady

21/09/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Kirsty Martin writes an illuminating and personal letter to the 'Dark Lady of DNA', Rosalind Franklin.

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George’s marvellous memorial

17/08/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Continuing the series on "Who's Shoulders Are These Anyway?", Kirsty Martin takes us on the journey in which Sir George Thomas Beatson, medical frontiersman, makes his mark upon the city of Glasgow.

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Peek – The Portable Eye Examination Kit

04/05/2015 Health and Life Sciences

Throughout the world, almost 40 million people are blind. Yet, 80% of blindness is avoidable! And most of this avoidable blindness is in low-income countries. Dr Mario Giardini from the Department of Bio-medical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde provides insight into a revolutionary smartphone-based toolkit for eye care.

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The Glasgow Frankenstein

23/04/2014 Health and Life Sciences

Andy Dougan, Lecturer in Digital Film and Television at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland blogs about how the Glasgow Frankenstein has helped turn science fiction into science fact. You can follow him on Twitter @AndyDougan.

In the winter of 1818 a sensational story swept through the streets of Glasgow. A university lecturer, Andrew Ure, had reanimated the corpse of Matthew Clydesdale who had been hanged in the city centre only a matter of hours previously.

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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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