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2014 news releases

23 September 2014

New funds for research as ‘Manufacturing the Future’ conference opens

22 September 2014

Universities’ collaborations with employers promoted

17 September 2014

Rankings boost for Strathclyde MBM programme

16 September 2014

£900k investment to use patient stem cells to treat dementia

12 September 2014

Strathclyde means business at Inspiring City Awards

10 September 2014

Two Strathclyde proposals through to Top Six in Converge Challenge

3 September 2014

City Observatory shows visions of the future

3 September 2014

Vaccine programme leads to reduction in cervical abnormalities

20 August 2014

Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre to receive £2.7m funding boost

7 August 2014

New research aims to improve energy efficiency

1 August 2014

Light technology will help battle against hospital infections

28 July 2014

Tribunal fees have 'severely limited access to justice' for workers

4 July 2014

Strathclyde Principal welcomes City Deal for Glasgow

1 July 2014

New generation of over 50s emerge as entrepreneurs

30 June 2014

Africa benefits from Scots technology

25 June 2014

Strathclyde launches Oil and Gas Institute

23 June 2014

CEO for leading power research centre appointed

18 June 2014

Burgeoning boom risks bust

18 June 2014

Strathclyde wins UK award for outreach programme

18 June 2014

Compensation culture explored in final coffee house lecture

11 June 2014

Strathclyde academic appointed to World Health Organization panel

10 June 2014

Award to help fund first clinical trial with C. diff antimicrobial

6 June 2014

Appointment to boost smart grid technology developments

6 June 2014

Award celebrates an impact on crime

29 May 2014

High aspiration entrepreneurs could boost Scottish economy

16 May 2014

Double nomination for Strathclyde in UK knowledge transfer showcase

15 May 2014

Spin-out Nautricity set to become the first tidal energy developer to produce commercially viable electricity

15 May 2014

Investment portal launched for city’s science sector

14 May 2014

Strathclyde spin-out Biogelx takes top spot at Scotland’s premier investment event

8 May 2014

Monitor for sunburn risk goes on sale

6 May 2014

Strathclyde chemist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award

2 May 2014

Shining a light on heart disease

30 April 2014

Strathclyde launches Centre for Health Policy

30 April 2014

Success for Strathclyde at Energy Innovation Awards

17 April 2014

University outreach programme shortlisted for top UK award

16 April 2014

Vaccine cuts rates of cancer virus among Scots women

8 April 2014

Strathclyde spin out launches New York office

31 March 2014

Referendum debate sparks new thinking on workplace relations

17 March 2014

Scottish centre to bring space technologies down to earth

14 March 2014

£23m boost for pharmaceutical manufacturing project

13 March 2014

Strengthening recovery threatened by imbalances

12 March 2014

Better Together leader to appear at Fraser of Allander event

5 March 2014

Five new RSE Fellows at Strathclyde

26 February 2014

Coffee house meetings begin

19 February 2014

Strathclyde to provide £1.4bn boost to Scottish economy, report reveals

12 February 2014

Patients could benefit from new meningitis test

6 February 2014

New industry collaboration for Power Networks Demonstration Centre

5 February 2014

New industrial biotechnology innovation centre to create 1500 jobs

3 February 2014

Financial crash and modern business explored in online university course

27 January 2014

Rankings boost for Strathclyde Business School MBA

22 January 2014

Chief Medical Officer joins Strathclyde and International Prevention Research Institute

20 January 2014

Strathclyde is No.1 for business collaborations

15 January 2014

First Minister appears at Fraser of Allander event

15 January 2014

First bursaries awarded through partnership contribution fund created by Capita IT Services and Strathclyde

8 January 2014

Business Secretary opens leading medicines research centre

6 January 2014

Investment in Strathclyde spin-out StrathControl

4 January 2014

Strathclyde Chancellor receives Scotland’s highest honour


2013 news releases

19 December 2013

World’s first International Max-Planck Partnership launched by Scots universities

17 December 2013

Strathclyde pharmacology research hailed by politicians and scientists

5 December 2013

Strathclyde professor wins UK award for industry partnerships

29 November 2013

Strathclyde is Entrepreneurial University of the Year

29 November 2013

Prestigious prize for research that could help mitigate risk for the insurance industry

25 November 2013

Strathclyde appoints strategic technology partner

21 November 2013

GSK-Strathclyde partnership lands top award

18 November 2013

Research programme to tackle asteroid and space debris manipulation

14 November 2013

Strathclyde-GSK PhD programme sees first student graduate

5 November 2013

Health initiative will transform patient care

30 October 2013

Scottish economy improving, but sustained recovery uncertain

30 October 2013

Insignia Technologies starts trials in the US and Europe following investment

28 October 2013

Marine services business charts course for growth with Glasgow expansion

21 October 2013

Strathclyde Executive MBA ranked in FT’s top 100 programmes

17 October 2013

Strathclyde spinout to develop new device for making football fans fitter

14 October 2013

Global award for Strathclyde engineering spin-out

3 October 2013

University of Strathclyde installs new Chancellor at ceremony in Glasgow

12 September 2013

Business leader award for Strathclyde Principal

5 September 2013

Strathclyde shortlisted in prestigious awards

4 September 2013

University invests in spin-out mLED Ltd

1 September 2013

Strathclyde spin-out IES to create 20 jobs after winning a string of contracts

26 August 2013

'Shapeshifting' computer program will open up drug discovery for tricky disease targets

22 August 2013

Performance boost for Scotland’s top rugby players

7 August 2013

Diamonds are a laser scientist’s new best friend

17 July 2013

Strathclyde graduate wins second prestigious award and £50,000 in business funding

4 July 2013

Student becomes first recipient of unique Strathclyde degree with GSK

3 July 2013

£20 million for new health informatics research institute

28 June 2013

Strathclyde Principal hails new Glasgow brand

28 June 2013

Strathclyde student named top UK entrepreneur

26 June 2013

Research raises concerns over smoke detectors’ effectiveness in waking children

25 June 2013

Gold probes may offer valuable insight into cancer

25 June 2013

Scottish Canals and Strathclyde partner to revolutionise dredging

18 June 2013

New Strathclyde institute to deal with global health issues

18 June 2013

Imaging technology to improve quality of cakes

14 June 2013

Strathclyde plays key role in boost for Glasgow economy

14 June 2013

Strathclyde report indicates recovery for Scottish economy

11 June 2013

World-leading future cities institute launched in Glasgow

10 June 2013

Spinout Biogelx wins RSC Emerging Technologies Prize

6 June 2013

‘Team Scotland’ approach needed to boost entrepreneurship

6 June 2013

World-class manufacturing research centre receives £34.2m funding boost

29 May 2013

Nanomedicines’ impact on patients under the microscope

23 May 2013

Europe’s biggest innovation organisation introduces UK base at Strathclyde

22 May 2013

Multi-million project will map the changing nature of employment

15 May 2013

Seas to be scoured for treasure trove of medicines

15 May 2013

Multi-million pound electricity grid research centre opens in Scotland

13 May 2013

Maths know-how could prevent catastrophic computer errors

9 May 2013

Scientists develop device for portable, ultra-precise clocks and quantum sensors

3 May 2013

Lord Smith of Kelvin appointed University of Strathclyde Chancellor

1 May 2013

Employers urged to give care leavers a chance

29 April 2013

University of Strathclyde launches space institute

23 April 2013

Strathclyde researchers work with Scotland’s fastest-growing SME

22 April 2013

Businesses and organisations to engage with University of Strathclyde

22 April 2013

Laser firm has a green light to success

18 April 2013

World-class laser research centre opens at Strathclyde

8 April 2013

Strathclyde Principal welcomes renewables inward investment from US

21 March 2013

World-class research centre set for expansion

20 March 2013

Courts’ handling of expert witness evidence in the dock?

19 March 2013

Research to boost availability of windfarms

19 March 2013

Strathclyde research highlights risk to voluntary sector

13 March 2013

International research agreement set to transform wound care

4 March 2013

Launch of food packaging ‘smart label’ developed at Strathclyde

4 March 2013

Global energy industry MBA launched

25 February 2013

Intelligent software technology to transform power industry

23 February 2013

Strathclyde research will help improve prostate cancer care

22 February 2013

Environmental ‘alarm’ to help monitor captured greenhouse gas

20 February 2013

Strathclyde playing a crucial role in microscope revolution

18 February 2013

Honorary degrees for industry leaders

31 January 2013

Tiny lights could spark communications revolution

30 January 2013

Strathclyde spin-out to develop gels with biomedical applications

25 January 2013

Strathclyde support secures city investment

22 January 2013

Centre for White Space Communications launched

16 January 2013

£3m for Strathclyde spin-out company to target booming markets

11 January 2013

Strathclyde Business School to spearhead European employment study

8 January 2013

Early years ‘barometer’ can improve children’s lives


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Case studies

Read how Strathclyde Business School established an executive learning programme to enhance leadership, strategic planning and commercial skills for the Babcock International Group.

Read about the range of development activities the Centre of Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland perform to improve outcomes in the care system.

Find out how we developed a highly successful continuous development programme for GSK.

Read about the development of a powerful new antibiotic treatment for deadly infections which has been licensed by MGB Biopharma.

Read about one of Strathclyde's successful spin-out companies that licensed our revolutionary tidal turbine technology.

Read about some of our recent research projects supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Pathways to Impact programme.

Learn how our KTP projects with Scottoiler helped to transform the company into a multi-product, global business.

Read about some of Strathclyde Business School's recent research.

Read about our collaborative research and development projects with the Weir Group.

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