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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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M Squared Lasers awarded £2.9m grant to fast-track revolutionary laser work

05/08/2019 News

Pioneering photonics and quantum technology company M Squared Lasers will create 24 new jobs, including 18 new highly-skilled scientific roles, with a £2.9 million Research and Development (R&D) Grant from Scottish Enterprise.

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GCU researchers lead the way to elimination of hepatitis C in Scotland

05/08/2019 News

The Scottish Government has announced plans to treat more people annually for hepatitis C which will see Scotland effectively eliminate the condition six years ahead of the World Health Organization’s expectations.

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SP Energy Networks to launch 'most advanced' 3D digital modelling of network in UK

05/08/2019 News

SP Energy Networks is preparing to launch the most advanced 3D digital modelling of the UK's electricity grid by introducing Fugro's virtual technology, to reduce the risk of power cuts and prepare for the introduction of the technology across the network in the future. 

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Strathclyde professors win two pharmacy medals

05/08/2019 News

A professor at the University of Strathclyde, and a former head of department at the university, have both received prestigious medal awards from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS).

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Scottish EDGE launches an out of this world funding round

05/08/2019 News

Aiming to propel its status as a truly out of this world competition, Scottish EDGE, the UK’s premier business funding contest, has launched its latest round by sending a custom designed trophy to the edge of space.

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University of Glasgow signs historic MOU with University of the West Indies

05/08/2019 News

An historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed by senior representatives of the University of Glasgow and the University of the West Indies at a ceremony held in the Mona campus of the UWI in Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday, July 31.

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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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