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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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Glasgow researcher one of 30 talented academics awarded a mid-career fellowship

14/05/2019 News

The British Academy has awarded £3.5 million in Mid-Career Fellowships to 30 outstanding academics whose research will contribute towards public understanding of the humanities and social sciences.

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£17m social growth fund announced

13/05/2019 News

Social Investment Scotland (SIS) deputy chief executive Thomas Gillan was joined by Cabinet Secretary Aileen Campbell in a visit to long-standing SIS customer Out of the Blue to celebrate the announcement of the £17 million Scottish Social Growth Fund. 

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Glasgow professor elected to join Academy of Medical Sciences

13/05/2019 News

Professor Sarah Cleaveland has been elected to join the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences Fellowship.

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Made in Scotland Awards celebrate innovative Scottish businesses

13/05/2019 News

Back for its fourth year, the Business Insider Made in Scotland Awards, in partnership with the University of Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre, championed all aspects of transformational discoveries and developments made in Scotland.

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Glasgow researchers share in £25m funding for disease prevention projects

13/05/2019 News

Two University of Glasgow projects have gained awards in the first ever round of funding by the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP). UKPRP is investing £25 million into understanding and influencing the social economic and environmental factors that affect our health.

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Big name funders give backing to new innovation exhibition at Glasgow Science Centre

13/05/2019 News

A groundbreaking new exhibition, showcasing the very best in Scottish innovation, is to open in early 2020 after Glasgow Science Centre reached a significant milestone in the project’s funding.

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News

   

Glasgow researchers harness AI to combat colon cancer

University of Glasgow engineers have shown that it is technically possible to use an AI system to gu...

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GCU helps Africa's future leaders

Africa's next generation of future leaders could be among the first students to graduate with degree...

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GCU's world-leading Centre for Climate Justice praised by First Minister

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, has described the Centre for Climate Justice at Gl...

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Blog

   

Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

HR consultant Sara Ferreira shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of women in STEM...

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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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Events

   

West End Festival

Taking over the West End of Glasgow, the festival treats the ears to a great musical line-up, tantal...

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T. rex in Town

Step back in time to the Cretaceous period and meet Trix, the first Tyrannosaurus Rex to go on displ...

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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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