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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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Health secretary visits Glasgow hospital named in world's top 100 hospitals

05/08/2019 News

Glasgow Royal Infirmary has secured its place a world-leading healthcare facility – being named by Newsweek as one of the top 100 hospitals in the world.

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Women in engineering partnership up for top award

05/08/2019 News

A University of Strathclyde partnership aimed at encouraging more women into engineering has been nominated for a prestigious award.

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Glasgow shortlisted in European Capital of Innovation competition

30/07/2019 News

Glasgow is one of 12 finalist cities in the running to be named the European Capital of Innovation and winning €1 million to scale up innovation activities.

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University of Glasgow awarded over $1.1m to tackle Crohn’s disease with a novel diet

30/07/2019 News

The University of Glasgow has received $1.1 million from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel, regular solid food-based diet to improve clinical outcomes in adults and children with active Crohn’s disease.

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'Life saving' construction app developed by GCU

30/07/2019 News

A multimedia app that will reduce injuries and save lives on construction projects across the globe has been developed by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

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Offshore renewables research boosted by share of £1m funding

29/07/2019 News

A proposal to develop a cost effective, commercially viable recycling process for wind turbine blades has been awarded a share of £1 million funding from the Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub.

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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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