Low Carbon and Renewables

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable.

Glasgow is developing a green economy, and hosts the Future Cities Demonstrator, aimed at using technology to make the city smarter, safer and more sustainable. It’s an international centre of excellence in offshore renewables, and hosts the Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult, based in the International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone.

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InstEE and PNDC - Accelerating smart grid innovation

The project: The Institute for Energy and Environment (InstEE) at the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest electrical power academic research groups in Europe.

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ITREZ - Scotland's future of Renewable Energy

The project: The International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) is a ground-breaking research and development hub, bringing together business and academia to develop, innovate and invest in Scotland’s flourishing renewable energy sector.

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News

   

Atomic ‘Trojan horse’ for a new generation of X-ray lasers

An intense electron beam that could be used in the X-ray lasers of the future has been produced in&n...

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Taking the pulse of carbon emissions could measure climate impact of development

A new way to ‘take the pulse’ of carbon emissions could help track how the industrial developmen...

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Glasgow Science Centre to host monthly astronomy talks

The David Elder lecture series presents a line-up of fascinating talks by expert astronomers, spacef...

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Blog

   

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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Women in STEM: Your point of view – a purposeful study

HR consultant Sara Ferreira-Jeffries shares the story behind Purpose HR's fascinating survey of wome...

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Events

   

Apollo 11

Documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with never-before-seen footage an...

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City Center Sci Comm Social

Meet other science lovers at this social event....

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Culture Club

A monthly gathering of fermentation enthusiasts where you can meet like-minded people and share reci...

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