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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

16/05/2019 Low Carbon and Renewables

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions is good news for the planet and good news for biotechnology.

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Showcasing Projects with Industry

25/04/2016 Low Carbon and Renewables

A poster presentation and networking event at Engage with Strathclyde will demonstrate the benefits of collaboration between industry and students. Some 40 projects will be on show including SME carbon audits, treatment of land contamination, environmental management, Green Network Strategy and hydrogeology projects overseas.

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Glasgow’s Green Year 2015; Biodiversity July!

06/07/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Biodiversity in abundance this July, writes the team at Green Glasgow, with lot's of great opportunity to get outdoors and explore nature around the city.

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Greenland360 expedition inspires climate change action

09/03/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Last year, a small team of geography students from Scotland organised their own expedition to Greenland to study the impact of climate change and to create public and educational resources. Writing for Glasgow City of Science, Cameron Mackay shares his personal story of some of the challenges facing our changing planet.

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Resilient Glasgow leads the way amongst global network of cities with shared challenges

23/02/2015 Low Carbon and Renewables

Dr Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation gives her opinion about Glasgow's role in leading the way in responding to and planning for challenges amongst resilient cities around the globe.

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Glasgow City of Botanists

11/12/2014 Low Carbon and Renewables

In 2015, Science Centres and Botanical gardens across Europe will celebrate local biodiversity. Joanne Dempster, Glasgow City of Science's OPAL Community Scientist who is based at Glasgow Science Centre, has been finding out about the great scientists and explorers who founded Glasgow's Botanic Gardens and put Glasgow on the Botanical Science map.

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News

   

Glasgow Science Festival named best Scottish festival for second year

Glasgow Science Festival has been named best festival at the Scottish Hospitality Awards for the sec...

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Strathclyde energy tech spinout receives £2.1m investment

An energy technology company spun out from the University of Strathclyde has received investment wor...

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Gravitational waves expert and chief science advisor to speak at Question of Science dinner

Glasgow Science Centre's annual Question of Science event will feature an incredible speaker along w...

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Blog

   

The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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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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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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Pint of Science Festival

Finally - a chance to combine our two favourite things - science and drinking. In pubs across the la...

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