Tourism and Events

Hear from Glasgow City of Science & Innovation and its partners about the science issues that matter

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

   

GCU awards for South African rail staff

Nearly 200 employees of the South African rail transport agency Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) graduate...

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EE launches 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton

EE has switched on 5G in Glasgow and Hamilton, where customers can now receive the latest mobile net...

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Protein antibiotics offer new hope for fighting common crop diseases

Scientists have tested a new way to protect crops from a widespread and devastating bacterial diseas...

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Blog

   

Game of Drones: A Song of Boats and LiDAR

Drones in the sky, drones in the sea, drones on land. Could drones be doing more for you? At Art of ...

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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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Events

   

Creative Conversations: Nina Allan

Nina Allan is a writer and critic, active in the field of speculative fiction. Her work has been awa...

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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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Matt Dillahunty: Magic, Skepticism & Questions

Matt Dillahunty is well-known as one of the hosts of the popular Atheist Experience phone-in show (w...

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