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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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Glasgow based company wins share of £18 million medical innovation fund

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A project to develop a device that patients can use at home to monitor for lung infections caused by bacteria and fungi, led by a Glasgow based company, is one of twelve to receive a share of £18 million of government support announced in August by Minister for Life Sciences, George Freeman.

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City Deal Cabinet approves first stage of £900million funding

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The Glasgow and the Clyde Valley City Deal Cabinet has approved the first stage of funding for £918million worth of infrastructure projects in the area.

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Leap made in farmed salmon health through selective breeding

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A new study has found that salmon can be selectively bred to be resistant to sea lice.

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Sensor mimics bats to detect dangerous structural cracks

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An ultrasound sensor for detecting dangerous cracks in structures such as aircraft engines, oil and gas pipelines and nuclear plants has been developed by researchers at the University of Strathclyde – with inspiration from the natural world.

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MediCity Scotland plans unveiled

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BioCity Scotland, the life sciences incubator in Lanarkshire which houses and supports growing and ambitious life sciences organisations, has unveiled plans for its new MediCity Scotland facility that is expected to become home to around 50 new healthcare businesses.

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Volunteers needed for health study

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The University of Glasgow and The BBC are looking for volunteers to take part in a study for the BBC Two show ‘Trust Me, I’m a Doctor’.

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