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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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£7.5m project to create more electric vehicle charging points

02/09/2019 News

A £7.5 million project between the public and private sectors has been established to deliver more electric vehicle charging points and ensure the infrastructure needed to support these is put in place.

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Diabetes medication can be used to treat heart failure

02/09/2019 News

A common diabetes medication, originally introduced as a treatment for diabetes, can be successfully used to treat patients with heart failure, reducing their risk of worsening heart failure or death from cardiovascular causes by more than 25 per cent.

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Sensing technology to help reduce use of antibiotics in farming

02/09/2019 News

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are collaborating on a sensing technology project to improve the accuracy of a testing platform to help detect common infections in livestock and help reduce the use of antibiotics.

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Scots students victorious in Russia

02/09/2019 News

Two Scottish college students have claimed medallions of excellence at the world’s biggest skills competition WorldSkills Kazan 2019.

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Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district

02/09/2019 News

The University of Strathclyde has welcomed the start of work on a new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire which will create thousands of new jobs for the sector.

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Game-changing initiative to help trainee cancer surgeons unveiled

27/08/2019 News

Future kidney cancer surgeons could benefit from increased training opportunities as a result of an innovative research project undertaken by Lisa Ferrie, a Medical Visualisation and Human Anatomy Master’s student in the School of Visualisation and Simulation at the Glasgow School of Art.

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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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