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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 research finds dietary fats entering the brain may explain link between obesity and depression

10/05/2019 News

Obesity and depression have long been linked, with previous clinical studies finding an association between these two conditions. However, until now, the mechanisms of how obesity affects depression and vice versa have not been fully understood.

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Glasgow aims to wipe out cases of Hepatitis C within a decade

10/05/2019 News

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) is treating record numbers of people with Hepatitis C with the real chance of eradicating the potentially fatal virus in the next decade.

Strathclyde spinout developing life-saving brain cancer blood test

06/05/2019 News

A University of Strathclyde spinout company, ClinSpec Diagnostics Limited, is developing a pioneering new blood test for the early detection of brain cancer.

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GCU engineering research partnership is best in UK

06/05/2019 News

A collaboration led by Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment (SCEBE) with Edinburgh company Geckotech Solutions Ltd has been recognised as the Best Knowledge Transfer Partnership in the UK.

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Glasgow research shows immigrant-led businesses contribute £13bn to Scottish economy

06/05/2019 News

One in 10 smaller businesses in Scotland is led by an immigrant entrepreneur and these firms contribute more than £13 billion to the Scottish economy, providing 107,000 jobs, according to a report conducted at the University of Strathclyde.

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Two Glasgow scientists recognised for excellence in fish biology research

06/05/2019 News

Two University of Glasgow scientists have been given prestigious awards from the Fisheries Society of the British Isles (FSBI), an international society for fish biology.

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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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