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14

Aug

City of Glasgow College becomes Scottish centre for innovation

Scotland’s largest college has been selected as the country’s national centre for innovation by the Institute of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange (IKE). Innovation is considered to be the engine for business and regional growth and developing its capability and capacity is fundamental to Scotland and the rest of the...


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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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20

Jun

Strathclyde Uni to oversee new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The University of Strathclyde will run a new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre following an announcement by the Scottish Government. The Centre will support highly-skilled jobs and give Scotland a competitive edge in manufacturing processes for materials such as titanium and carbon fibre. Announcing the investment at Strathclyde’s Advanced...


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13

Jun

Glasgow Caledonian University expands in NYC

In a groundbreaking move, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a charter by New York State Education Department (NYSED) to become a degree-granting body in New York – the first foreign higher education institution to achieve this. In New York, a city renowned for its global role in...


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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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17

Feb

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Green light for University of Glasgow campus masterplan

The University has welcomed the decision by Glasgow City Council to give the green light to its campus masterplan to develop the former Western Infirmary site. The vote to approve planning permission in principle will lead to the creation of world-class teaching, learning and research facilities for students and...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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28

Nov

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Scotland’s first 7T scanner arrives at the QEUH

The University of Glasgow, in partnership with NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde, has taken delivery of Scotland’s first ultra-powerful 17.5 tonne 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner at the new Imaging Centre of Excellence (ICE) on the site of the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). The new ultra-high resolution scanner...


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25

Nov

University of Strathclyde wins UK Business School of Year award

Strathclyde Business School has been named the UK’s Business School of the Year by the Times Higher Education (THE) for its outstanding overall performance and its innovative and entrepreneurial outlook. The prestigious award was presented at the higher education awards in London which recognise universities that have demonstrated exceptional...


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22

Nov

Strathclyde launches world’s first maritime safety research centre

A world-class centre of excellence in maritime research safety has been launched by the University of Strathclyde. The Maritime Safety Research Centre (MSRC) is an industry-University partnership, involving Strathclyde’s Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean & Marine Engineering, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd, and DNV GL, the world’s leading classification society....


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