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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 City Council on road to zero emissions vehicle fleet

13/09/2019 News

Glasgow City Council's ambition for a zero emissions vehicle fleet has taken a major step forward with a £805,000 funding award from Transport Scotland that will allow the council to convert 23 winter gritters to dual fuel hydrogen.

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Glasgow cardiovascular scientist receives premier award of research excellence

10/09/2019 News

Professor Rhian Touyz MBBCh, PhD, FAHA, FMedSci, director of the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences at the University of Glasgow, is to receive the 2019 award of research excellence by the American Heart Association (AHA) Council on Hypertension.

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‘Martian CSI’ reveals how asteroid impacts created running water under red planet

09/09/2019 News

Modern analysis of Martian meteorites has revealed unprecedented details about how asteroid impacts help create temporary sources of running water on the red planet.

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Glasgow researcher receives over £1m in EU funding

09/09/2019 News

Dr Mafalda Viana, a Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, has been awarded €1,259,763 for her research into vector-borne disease control.

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State of the art applied superconductivity laboratory is opened

09/09/2019 News

The University of Strathclyde has opened a new applied superconductivity laboratory to help advance the technologies for energy and transportation power systems.

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Glasgow universities shortlisted for prestigious Times Higher Education Awards

09/09/2019 News

Glasgow universities have been shortlisted for multiple awards in the 'Oscars of higher education', including the prestigious University of the Year Award.

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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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