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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.

Simply send us your news updates, images and/or videos and we’ll share them here. 

Blood test shows promise to aid better detection of lung cancer

09/09/2019 News

Lung cancer can be spotted earlier and diagnosed more precisely with the help of a blood test, a major study carried out in Scotland has found.

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Inspiring City Awards celebrate vision of city role models

09/09/2019 News

The winners of the Inspiring City Awards have been revealed in a ceremony that paid tribute to the people and the businesses which make Glasgow great.

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Glasgow marks eco-first with Passivhaus homes for older people

02/09/2019 News

The completion of Glasgow's first Passivhaus development for social rent has been celebrated with an opening ceremony hosted by Shettleston Housing Association.

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Glasgow hosts international social innovation leaders

02/09/2019 News

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting one of the world's biggest conferences on social innovation.

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University of Strathclyde to host new quantum research centre

02/09/2019 News

M Squared, one of the world’s leading photonics and quantum technology companies, has opened a new quantum research facility in Glasgow.

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Drug discovery offers new hope to halt the spread of malaria

02/09/2019 News

Breakthrough research has revealed a new drug that may prevent the spread of malaria, and also treat people suffering with the deadly parasitic disease.

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News

   

Scientists discover novel viruses carried by the Scottish midge

Scotland’s biting midge population carries previously-unknown viruses, according to new research. ...

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Glasgow makes top six cities in European Capital of Innovation competition

Glasgow has been named as one of six finalists in the European Capital of Innovation competition, a ...

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Glasgow student helping to empower Africa’s young scientists

A University of Glasgow student is using maths and computing skills to train young scientists in Afr...

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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

   

Explorathon: Glasgow Skeptics -- Precision Medicine

Glasgow Skeptics present an exciting talk to discuss the medicinal developments in the field of rheu...

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Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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International Space Station Flight Control

When astronauts call Earth, Andrea Boyd answers. Stationed at the European Astronaut Centre in Colog...

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