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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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Child advocacy partnership wins prestigious award

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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GCOSI board chair receives CBE

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Stuart Patrick, Glasgow City of Science and Innovation board chair and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce chief executive, and Gillian Docherty, The Data Lab CEO, and received honours for their services to Glasgow’s business community.

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News

   

GCU awards for South African rail staff

Nearly 200 employees of the South African rail transport agency Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) graduate...

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EE launches 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton

EE has switched on 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton, where customers can now receive the latest mobile net...

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Protein antibiotics offer new hope for fighting common crop diseases

Scientists have tested a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacterial diseas...

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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

   

Creative Conversations: Nina Allan

Nina Allan is a writer and critic, active in the field of speculative fiction. Her work has been awa...

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Culture Club

A monthly gathering of fermentation enthusiasts where you can meet like-minded people and share reci...

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Matt Dillahunty: Magic, Skepticism & Questions

Matt Dillahunty is well-known as one of the hosts of the popular Atheist Experience phone-in show (w...

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