Tourism and Events

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Glasgow City Marketing Bureau’s award-winning Convention Bureau provides a city-wide approach of engaging key agencies within the city and at a national level to bid for major events. It is now one of the world’s most exciting major events destinations, attracting 2.3 million visitors every year. Business tourism has been worth over £1bn to the city’s economy since 2005.

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Increasing the flow of tourism to Scotland's canals

The project: Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and Scottish Canals are working on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop and implement a strategy for increasing tourism on the canals. Funding of £96,700 has been awarded for the new 18-month Knowledge Transfer Partnership between GCU and Scottish Canals.

The challenge: Last year, the Scottish Government unveiled its new policy for Scottish Canals and the organisation published its ten-year vision of ‘Safeguarding our heritage. Building our ...

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Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The project: Glasgow’s reputation as a global centre for scientific conventions

The challenge: Raising Glasgow’s profile as a world-class business tourism destination with particular focus on attracting scientific conferences. ...

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News

   

Strathclyde co-leads new centre for maritime innovation and technology

The University of Strathclyde is co-leading a new national centre for maritime innovation and techno...

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AFRC in €4.25m project to help 1,300 SMEs revolutionise machining processes

The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) is the UK spoke in a North...

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Royal Society Research Fellowship for Strathclyde physicist

A physics researcher at the University of Strathclyde has received a prestigious award from the Roya...

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Blog

   

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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The Scottish Government’s ambitious climate change targets will boost our bioeconomy

Ian Archer, technical director at the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre, explains why the c...

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Artificial intelligence and 3D-printed organs: Art of Possible investigates the future of healthcare

Thanks to Scottish innovation, the future of healthcare could involve using 3D-printed organs for tr...

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Events

   

Moon50 Landing Party

Family party in celebration of the moon landing's 50th anniversary, with plenty of space-themed acti...

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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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Bhutan in the Footsteps of George Sherriff

A fabulous exhibition of Sherriff's plant expedition trips to Bhutan in the 1930s and 1940s where he...

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