Food and Drink

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Glasgow’s higher and further education institutions offer excellent food and drink courses, ensuring access to a highly skilled workforce.   Several food companies have invested heavily in recent years, including Allied Bakeries, McGhee’s and Robert Wiseman Dairies. Glasgow is home to many multinational organisations in the drink sector, in distilling, blending and bottling.

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Food research and microbial analysis.

The project: Food research and microbial analysis.

The challenge: Fierce competition among food supply companies to get products into supermarkets, growing legislation and increased consumer awareness has increased industry demand for food testing. ...

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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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