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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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Tiny artificial tongue to help fight counterfeit whisky

12/08/2019 News

An artificial ‘tongue’ which can taste subtle differences between drams of whisky could help cut down on the trade in counterfeit alcohol, Glasgow scientists say.

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Care home collaboration creates new connections through music

12/08/2019 News

A care home in the North East of Scotland has partnered with The Glasgow School of Art (the GSA) as part of a wider initiative to ‘make rights real’ in care homes.

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Glasgow named as potential host of COP26 UN climate summit

12/08/2019 News

A major UN climate change summit will take place at the Scottish Event Campus in Glasgow in 2020, if the UK is chosen as the host country. 

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Glasgow ‘never ceases to amaze’ as Inspiring City line-up is named

12/08/2019 News

The organisations and people who have inspired the city of Glasgow have been shortlisted for the 2019 Inspiring City Awards organised by The Herald and Glasgow Chamber of Commerce.

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Pioneering emergency eye care trial results in quicker treatment times

12/08/2019 News

A trial virtual emergency consultation programme for eye patients has led to quicker treatment times and removed the need for follow up hospital appointments in more than half of cases, according to researchers.

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Awards highlight GCU as a UK leader in social mobility

12/08/2019 News

Glasgow Caledonian University has been recognised as one of the UK's most forward-thinking organisations by judges of the UK Social Mobility Awards 2019.

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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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