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There is so much happening across Glasgow and the West of Scotland and our news portal will allow us to share it with you.

Whether it is ground breaking research, a new invention or a high profile science engagement activity, we want to hear about it. Our news-hub will share science-related stories which are taking place across the Glasgow city region. We want it to be a one-stop portal for science activities across Glasgow and the West of Scotland, so don’t hesitate to let us know of anything and everything you are involved with.

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Simple blood test could better predict both kidney disease and cardiovascular risk

08/11/2019 News

Researchers have found a better way to test for kidney disease using a simple blood test that is affordable and although it is available in NHS laboratories is not yet widely used.

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Child advocacy partnership wins prestigious award

08/11/2019 News

A University of Strathclyde-led partnership, which campaigns for children in care to be placed together with their siblings and supported to keep in touch, has received a prestigious national award.

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Glasgow named UK’s top cultural and creative city

08/11/2019 News

Glasgow has been named the UK’s top cultural and creative city as part of a landmark report by the European Commission.

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New Glasgow Cancer Tests for research and clinical trials

05/11/2019 News

The Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory (GPOL) at the University of Glasgow has developed a ground-breaking new cancer test for research and clinical trials that could ultimately change the way cancer medicine is delivered.

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Tech for good startup scoops £220k prize

04/11/2019 News

Dr Elizabeth Fairley, co-founder and COO of healthcare data startup Talking Medicines, was announced as the winner of FutureX’s Startup Summit Competition, following a live pitch battle for the grand prize worth over £220,000 in front of 1,000 delegates at this year’s Startup Summit.

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Renewable energy collaboration helps deliver multi-million pounds savings

04/11/2019 News

A research programme which brings together academia and industry to address renewable energy challenges has delivered benefits topping an estimated £200 million.

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News

   

Scientists make vampire bats ‘glow’ to simulate vaccine spread

Scientists have used ‘glowing’ fluorescent gel to estimate the potential effectiveness of spread...

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Early bird registration open for IBioIC annual conference

IBioIC's 6th annual conference will take place in Glasgow on February 5 and 6, 2020. ...

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Landmark drug trial could revolutionise treatment for type 1 diabetes

University of Glasgow researchers are eagerly anticipating the initiation of a pioneering new global...

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Blog

   

Game of Drones: A Song of Boats and LiDAR

Drones in the sky, drones in the sea, drones on land. Could drones be doing more for you? At Art of ...

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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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Events

   

Arika -- Episode 10: A Means Without End

Complex ways of understanding our complex times. Maths & Poetics. Gesture & Physics. Collect...

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Data Analytics for Manufacturing

An informative workshop on data analysis....

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Graphic Design Festival Scotland

The Graphic Design Festival Scotland aims to inspire young designers through active engagement, all ...

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