News Releases

main content

Strathclyde extends welcome to Glasgow 2014

22 July 2014

Glasgow is staging the biggest sporting event in its history - and the University of Strathclyde is playing a part at every level.

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

28 July 2014

The introduction of employment tribunal fees a year ago has severely limited access to justice for workers, according to researchers who are calling for the regime to be overhauled.

Fulbright students arrive in Scotland

24 July 2014

Ten students from the US have arrived in Scotland to learn about the nation's culture and its role in shaping today's world, on a prestigious exchange programme involving the Universities of Strathclyde and Dundee.

Top international coaches welcomed to Strathclyde

23 July 2014

Coaches from around the world are gathering at the University of Strathclyde for an international conference running parallel to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

£30 million boost for infrastructure safety studies

23 July 2014

New research – involving the University of Strathclyde – that will improve the safety and efficiency of gas turbines, rail tracks, fuel pipelines and other important infrastructure is to receive a £30 million boost from government and industry.

Strathclyde academic made British Academy Fellow

17 July 2014

A highly distinguished University of Strathclyde academic has been elected as a Fellow of the British Academy, in recognition of his outstanding research.

Strathclyde and Surrey selected as partners in operation of National Physical Laboratory

10 July 2014

The Universities of Strathclyde and Surrey have been identified as preferred partners to enter into a new strategic partnership with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the world-renowned National Physical Laboratory (NPL), a global centre of excellence in measurement and materials science. This new partnership will help to provide future leadership of NPL.

Strathclyde Principal welcomes City Deal for Glasgow

4 July 2014

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal of the University of Strathclyde and Chair of Glasgow Economic Leadership Board, today welcomed a £500 million cash injection to support the city’s economy.

International carnival comes to Strathclyde

6 June 2014

A spectacular performance featuring aerial acrobats, circus performers and an 86-piece orchestra is to be staged at the University of Strathclyde, to celebrate the opening of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Fulbright students arrive in ‘the land of big ideas’

4 July 2014

How can dead bodies help the living? Why is Scotland a global centre for renewable energy? How will we discover the medicines of the future?

Innovation across Continents – new research collaborations in life science and energy

2 July 2014

An ambitious project that aims to bring together the best life science and engineering research talent in Scotland and Hong Kong has taken a significant step forward.

Double success for Strathclyde student twins

3 July 2014

Twin brothers are celebrating their graduation from the University of Strathclyde on the same day - and in the same subject.

Strathclyde Celebrates 50 Years of Malawian Independence

14 July 2014

The University of Strathclyde and the Scotland Malawi Partnership have joined forces to help celebrate 50 years of independence in Malawi.

New generation of over 50s emerge as entrepreneurs

1 July 2014

New trends in entrepreneurial activity have been identified in a key report unveiled today (July 2).

Strathclyde award for Olympic Curling medallists

9 July 2014

Two former University of Strathclyde students who won Winter Olympic medals in Curling have had their achievements recognised by their alma mater by being jointly named Alumnus of the Year.

Scotland’s Young Academy welcomes new members

1 July 2014

Five University of Strathclyde academics have been named as members of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Young Academy of Scotland (YAS).

Inspiring duo receive Strathclyder of the Year award

2 July 2014

The  Assistant Head of the University of Strathclyde's Centre for Sport & Recreation and a senior teacher education academic have jointly received a prestigious award from the University. 

Africa benefits from Scots technology

30 June 2014

High-tech Scots excellence will help tens of millions of farmers across Africa to solve animal health issues, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed during a visit to the University of Strathclyde.

Distinguished dozen to receive honorary degrees from Strathclyde

26 June 2014

The former President of Ireland, a NASA astronaut and an award-winning novelist are among 12 distinguished figures due to receive honorary degrees from the University of Strathclyde this summer.

University of Strathclyde and New York University join in landmark research and academic partnership

30 June 2014

The University of Strathclyde and New York University have cemented a flagship partnership, paving the way for a range of research and collaboration opportunities.

MP takes tour of Strathclyde research facilities

26 June 2014

The University of Strathclyde’s world-class research facilities were the focus for a visit from Ed Davey MP, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change this week.

Strathclyde student graduates to Team Scotland place

26 June 2014

A University of Strathclyde student is looking forward to a momentous summer as she prepares to graduate - and to join Team Scotland at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Strathclyde launches Oil and Gas Institute

25 June 2014

A new institute dedicated to supporting the oil and gas sector – and helping companies compete internationally - has been launched at the University of Strathclyde.

First-year male students 'more likely' to keep up exercise regime

26 June 2014

Male students tend to be more physically active than female undergraduates, a study has suggested.

Industrial biotech centre offers funding for innovative projects

1 July 2014

Industry-led projects up to a maximum value of £250,000 will be eligible for consideration by the Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC) Exemplar Programme, which opens for applications today (Tuesday 1 July).

£400k lottery boost for mentoring project

25 June 2014

A mentoring project – involving the University of Strathclyde – aimed at boosting young people's chances of entering higher education has received a £400,000 cash injection.

Record number of Strathclyde students on world-class internships

24 June 2014

Thirty-eight University of Strathclyde undergraduate students have secured places on a world-class entrepreneurial leadership programme.

CEO for leading power research centre appointed

23 June 2014

A senior power sector professional and engineer with 30 years’ experience in the industry has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC).

Commonwealth Games app offers 42 days of fitness

23 June 2014

With just a month to go until the opening ceremony of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, smartphone owners are being given the opportunity to boost their fitness and learn more about the host city.

Cybercrime, computer security and digital forensics conference hosted at Strathclyde

23 June 2014

Industry leaders from across the world are meeting at the University of Strathclyde for the fourth International Conference on Cybercrime, Computer Security and Digital Forensics.

Burgeoning boom risks bust

18 June 2014

As the Scottish and UK economic recoveries gather pace, the risks of a reverse have widened and increased according to the latest Economic Commentary from the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute, sponsored by PwC.

Strathclyde wins UK award for outreach programme

18 June 2014

A pioneering outreach programme at the University of Strathclyde has been named a winner in the UK-wide Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2014.

Compensation culture explored in final coffee house lecture

18 June 2014

The idea of a 'compensation culture' will be explored in the last of the current series of Coffee House Lectures, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 19 June.

Scottish universities win EU funding to host night of inspirational research

17 June 2014

A consortium of Scottish higher education institutions – including the University of Strathclyde – has won a bid for European Union funding to host Scotland's first European Researchers' Night for the next two years.

Honours for Strathclyde academics

16 June 2014

A Professor of Engineering and a Senior Lecturer in Mathematics at the University of Strathclyde have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Scottish Space School at Strathclyde celebrates 10th anniversary

16 June 2014

A NASA astronaut and a leading scientist will reveal the truth behind the Hollywood movie Gravity as part of a special public lecture to mark the 10th anniversary of the Scottish Space School at the University of Strathclyde.

Glasgow’s health in the spotlight

16 June 2014

Health challenges in Scotland’s biggest city will be the focus of a keynote address by a University of Strathclyde academic.

Strathclyde academic appointed to World Health Organization panel

11 June 2014

An academic at the University of Strathclyde is joining an international panel appointed by the World Health Organization (WHO) to help seek solutions to childhood obesity.

Satellite Mission Laboratory launched at Strathclyde

11 June 2014

The first Satellite Applications Catapult Mission Laboratory – that will enable access to flight-like hardware for satellite technology providers – has been launched at the University of Strathclyde.

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

10 June 2014

A biopharmaceutical company with links to the University of Strathclyde has been awarded a £1.3million conditional grant to develop a treatment for Clostridium difficile.

Creative writing competition winners announced

12 June 2014

The winners of a creative writing competition celebrating the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary have been announced.

A celebration of science

4 June 2014

A chance to share in the discoveries of science will be on offer this month as the University of Strathclyde takes part in Glasgow Science Festival.

Newly discovered insect 'Supersonus' hits animal kingdom's highest-pitch love call

6 June 2014

In the rainforests of South America, scientists have discovered a new genus and three new species of insect with the highest ultrasonic calling songs ever recorded in the animal kingdom.

Appointment to boost smart grid technology developments

6 June 2014

The University of Strathclyde and ScottishPower are set to advance smart grid technology in the UK and help put Scotland at the forefront of the latest research developments.

Award celebrates an impact on crime

6 June 2014

The Director of Scotland's national youth justice centre is part of a team that has won a prestigious award for improving understanding about how people move away from a life of crime.

Lasers create table-top supernova

4 June 2014

Laser beams 60,000 billion times more powerful than a laser pointer have been used to recreate scaled supernova explosions in the laboratory as a way of investigating one of the most energetic events in the Universe.

Spiders know the meaning of web music

3 June 2014

Spider silk transmits vibrations across a wide range of frequencies so that, when plucked like a guitar string, its sound carries information about prey, mates, and even the structural integrity of a web.

Technology debates launched at Strathclyde

3 June 2014

A series of debates has been launched as part of Capita IT Services’ strategic technology partnership with the University of Strathclyde.

Revolution of ‘’droids’ explored in coffee house lecture

3 June 2014

The rise of automation and online services will be explored in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 5 June.

First ‘champions’ announced by Autism Network Scotland

3 June 2014

Autism Network Scotland – a national hub for reliable information about the condition – has announced the winners of its first Autism Champions awards.

Careers Week

12 May 2014

Students are being offered help and advice on entering the job market during University of Strathclyde's Careers Week.

High aspiration entrepreneurs could boost Scottish economy

29 May 2014

Scotland’s economic recovery could be set for a boost from entrepreneurs with high hopes for significant business growth – after a leading survey found the number of those individuals has doubled in recent years. 

Leading academic appointed as University Vice-Principal

28 May 2014

The University of Strathclyde has appointed Professor Scott MacGregor – currently Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering – as its new Vice-Principal.

Strathclyde Maths professor’s legacy celebrated in lecture

28 May 2014

The legacy and influence of a former Professor of Mathematics at the University of Strathclyde has been celebrated in a lecture.

Parents ‘need to be convinced’ to let children walk to school

22 May 2014

Parents need to be convinced about the benefits of their children walking or cycling to school as much as the children themselves, according to research led at the University of Strathclyde.

Scots kids among world’s least active, global health report card reveals

20 May 2014

Video game-obsessed Scots children are among the least active in the world, research involving a University of Strathclyde academic has suggested.

Psychology and religion explored in coffee house lecture

20 May 2014

The relationship between psychology and religion will be explored in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 22 May.

Double nomination for Strathclyde in UK knowledge transfer showcase

16 May 2014

Two Strathclyde initiatives have been shortlisted for national knowledge transfer awards.

Concerns raised over EU ban on ditching unwanted fish

13 May 2014

New rules banning fishermen from throwing away unwanted fish they have caught could harm wildlife – and fail to improve fish stocks, a University of Strathclyde report has found.

Department of Physics wins equality award

9 May 2014

The University of Strathclyde's Department of Physics has received an award made in recognition of its work towards achieving gender equality.

Monitor for sunburn risk goes on sale

8 May 2014

A monitor developed at the University of Strathclyde for preventing the risk of overexposure to the sun is now available for sale online.

Time to close attainment gap between rich and poor Scots kids

7 May 2014

The attainment gap between poorer and richer children in Scotland still remains "persistent and significant", according to a report written by academics at the University of Strathclyde.

Investment portal launched for city’s science sector

14 May 2014

A new website promoting Glasgow and the west of Scotland as a world-class science destination has gone live, with the aim of encouraging investment in the city and region's science sectors.

Strathclyde chemist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry award

6 May 2014

A University of Strathclyde researcher has been named the Royal Society of Chemistry Ronald Belcher Award winner for 2014.

International scholarships for Humanities and Social Sciences

6 May 2014

Fourteen new scholarships for postgraduate taught Masters programmes are being offered by the University of Strathclyde's Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Leading academic appointed as University Science Dean

2 May 2014

The University of Strathclyde has appointed a new Executive Dean of its internationally-leading Faculty of Science.

Shining a light on heart disease

2 May 2014

A study to investigate how nanoparticles could be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease has received £3 million funding.

Diet and exercise explored in coffee house lecture

6 May 2014

Common misconceptions around diet, exercise and health will be explored in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 8 May.

Strathclyde launches Centre for Health Policy

30 April 2014

Tackling health challenges will be the focus of a new centre at the University of Strathclyde.

Success for Strathclyde at Energy Innovation Awards

30 April 2014

The University of Strathclyde landed four prestigious UK Energy Innovation Awards this week at a ceremony in Manchester.

Richard Rose: A Strathclyder in the world

19 May 2014

A Professor of Politics at the University of Strathclyde has given a lecture, marking the University's 50th anniversary, on the international political landscape from the 1960s to the present day.

Broadcaster to deliver insight into modern geoscience

28 April 2014

Geologist and television presenter Professor Iain Stewart will provide a unique insight into modern geoscience as he returns to the University of Strathclyde this week.

Get creative in RE:ACTIVE research funding competition

28 April 2014

An initiative promoting collaborative research, inspired by the legacy themes of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, has been launched at the University of Strathclyde.

Art meets science in unique exploration of Huntington’s disease

2 May 2014

Artists and scientists have joined together at the University of Strathclyde to create a unique exibition to increase awareness of a brain condition.

Strathclyde Scotland’s first University to land European scholarship

25 April 2014

The University of Strathclyde has become the first in Scotland to secure a top European scholarship funding pot.

Pupils graduate from Scotland’s first Children’s University

24 April 2014

More than 60 young people have graduated from Scotland’s first Children’s University at a special ceremony at the University of Strathclyde’s Barony Hall.

Masters degree to create tomorrow’s leaders for sustainable cities

19 April 2014

The University of Strathclyde has launched an innovative Masters course to equip students with the skills that will help shape and deliver the cities of the future.

University outreach programme shortlisted for top UK award

17 April 2014

The University of Strathclyde’s pioneering project to reach out to business, the public and third sectors has been shortlisted for a UK award.

Strathclyde: Going for Gold

17 April 2014

The University of Strathclyde's sports champions will be appearing next month at an event celebrating the University's atheltic successes.

Vaccine cuts rates of cancer virus among Scots women

16 April 2014

A national vaccination programme is reducing rates of a virus that causes cervical cancer, research led by the University of Strathclyde and Health Protection Scotland has found.

Postgraduate training boost for Strathclyde students

14 April 2014

Forty new studentships will be created at the University of Strathclyde as part of an £83.5 million investment from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Social media pics may lead to negative body images

11 April 2014

Spending lengthy periods of time looking at photos of friends on social media sites could lead to women becoming insecure about their body image, a Strathclyde researcher has found.

Funding boost for doctoral training

10 April 2014

Academics at the University of Strathclyde have won a share of an additional Government investment in new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDT) that will inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

Strathclyde spin out launches New York office

8 April 2014

Leading renewable energy technology company Smarter Grid Solutions – a spin-out from the University of Strathclyde – has officially opened its first US office in New York.

Commonwealth Games legacy discussed in coffee house lecture

8 April 2014

The legacy of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be examined in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 10 April.

Double gold for Strathclyde in Game Changer Awards

4 April 2014

Two top sporting projects earned the University of Strathclyde a brace of gold medals at a glittering awards ceremony last night.

Referendum debate sparks new thinking on workplace relations

31 March 2014

Research conducted at the Universities of Strathclyde and Oxford has found that the referendum debate is having a significant impact on workplace and employment relations in Scotland.

Atoms and light get together to form cool, complex patterns

24 March 2014

The physics behind some of nature’s spectacular sights have been observed at very low temperatures - less than a thousandth of a degree away from absolute zero - by researchers from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK, and the Institut Non Linéaire de Nice in Sophia-Antipolis, France.

Breast cancer in 2013

20 March 2014

The global burden of breast cancer remains immense in 2013, with more than 1.6 million new cases being diagnosed annually.

Strathclyde biology researcher strikes gold at Westminster

19 March 2014

A University of Strathclyde researcher has won the Gold Award at a competition in the House of Commons, for his research into neurological diseases.

Same-sex marriage explored in coffee house lecture

18 March 2014

The debate around the recently-passed legislation for same-sex marriage in Scotland will be explored in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 20 March.

Online referendum debate explored in coffee house lecture

2 April 2014

The quality of online political debate around Scotland's forthcoming independence referendum will be explored in the latest Coffee House lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 3 April.

Scottish centre to bring space technologies down to earth

17 March 2014

A new centre that will enable businesses to tap in to the UK’s multi-billion pound space sector is to be launched at the University of Strathclyde.

Strengthening recovery threatened by imbalances

13 March 2014

Scottish economic recovery is accelerating with forecasted growth of 2.3% for 2014 – 0.5% more than predicted just four months ago.

£23m boost for pharmaceutical manufacturing project

14 March 2014

A world-class pharmaceuticals research centre based at the University of Strathclyde is part of a £23 million project aimed at revolutionising the pharmaceutical supply chain with a focus on patients.

Olympics opening ceremony writer speaks at Strathclyde

12 March 2014

Professor Frank Cottrell-Boyce – who penned the screenplay for the hit movie The Railway Man – has delivered a keynote speech at the University of Strathclyde.

Better Together leader appears at Fraser of Allander event

12 March 2014

Alistair Darling MP, leader of the Better Together campaign, has appeared in an event as part of a seminar series run by the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute, contributing to the debate on Scotland's independence referendum.

Direct interventions shown to improve weight reduction in cancer patients

12 March 2014

Direct interventions in diet and physical activity among patients at risk of colorectal cancer can lead to significantly improved weight reduction - helping tackle a significant risk factor for the disease, a study has shown.

Anderson’s oddities creative writing competition

20 March 2014

University of Strathclyde staff and students are being challenged to write a piece of prose or poetry inspired by the scientific instruments belonging to the University's founder.

Students’ space experiment recovered from Arctic Circle

12 March 2014

A team of students has recovered crucial data from an innovative experiment that could reduce the cost of space construction – with help from Swedish hunters.

Obesity associated with lower academic attainment in teenage girls, says new study

11 March 2014

Obesity in adolescent girls is associated with lower academic attainment levels throughout their teenage years, a new study has shown.

Human rights to be explored as former Chancellor is honoured

7 March 2014

Three Justices of the UK's highest court will discuss human rights at an event being held in honour of a former University of Strathclyde Chancellor.

RSE’s first female president-elect speaks at Strathclyde

12 March 2014

Astrophysicist Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell, who is to become the first female President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), has given a keynote address at an event marking International Women's Day at the University of Strathclyde.

Five new RSE Fellows at Strathclyde

5 March 2014

Five academics at the University of Strathclyde have been announced as new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Strathclyders soar to success in Sochi

27 February 2014

Former University of Strathclyde students Michael Goodfellow and Claire Hamilton were among the medal winners at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Coffee house lectures series begins

26 February 2014

A series of lectures exploring some of today's most prominent global and regional issues, held to mark the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, begins on Thursday, 6 March.

First Fraunhofer UK research chair announced

21 February 2014

The Royal Academy of Engineering has announced the appointment of Professor Alan Kemp as the first Fraunhofer UK/RAEng research chair at the University of Strathclyde.

£1.7 million project to investigate insect hearing systems

24 February 2014

Research at the University of Strathclyde that will investigate the unique properties of insect hearing systems has received a boost with the award of a prestigious £1.7 million grant from the European Research Council (ERC).

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

19 February 2014

The University of Strathclyde’s partnerships with business and industry will offer a £1.4bn boost to the Scottish and global economy over the next 10 years, a report has found.

ScottishPower Foundation invests in talented Strathclyde students

4 February 2014

University of Strathclyde graduates are being given the opportunity to join a scholarship programme that will educate the industry leaders of the future.

Patients could benefit from new meningitis test

12 February 2014

A new test for meningitis – which could help deliver faster and more effective treatments for patients – has been developed through University of Strathclyde-led research.

Tribute paid to former Strathclyde Principal

10 February 2014

Tribute has been paid to Professor Sir Graham Hills, former Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, who has died at the age of 87.

Exploring restorative justice for victims of serious crime

7 February 2014

Restorative justice for victims of serious crime will be debated at a ground-breaking conference hosted by Scotland's national youth justice centre.

New industry collaboration for Power Networks Demonstration Centre

6 February 2014

The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) has boosted its collaboration with industry after signing an agreement with leading smart grid solutions company Locamation.

New industrial biotechnology innovation centre to create 1500 jobs

5 February 2014

A new innovation centre for industrial biotechnology (IB) is forecast to increase IB-related turnover to up to £3 billion by 2030, create 1500 jobs within five years and put Scotland at the forefront of a global transformation.

Financial crash and modern business explored in online university course

3 February 2014

The global financial crisis – and how modern businesses work – will be examined in the University of Strathclyde's second free course available to learners around the world.

Strathclyde researchers set for mission to Mars

31 January 2014

Two research students from the University of Strathclyde are set to spend two weeks in the US desert as part of a multinational team preparing for future human exploration to Mars.

Three Strathclyde academics land Royal Society research awards

31 January 2014

Three University of Strathclyde academics have been awarded prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Awards.

Psychological effect of stories to be probed by Strathclyde linguistics expert

19 December 2013

The emotional impact of fiction will be investigated by a University of Strathclyde academic after he landed a top research award.

Strathclyde pharmacology research hailed by politicians and scientists

17 December 2013

The University of Strathclyde has been voted one of the UK’s top pharmacology research sites by MPs, peers and senior scientists.

New director for Scotland’s national youth justice centre

12 December 2013

Scotland’s national youth justice centre has appointed a new director.

Strathclyde secures third consecutive Times Higher Education award

28 November 2013

The University of Strathclyde has enjoyed success at the prestigious Times Higher Education awards for the third consecutive year, after being named Entrepreneurial University of the Year.

Strathclyde professor wins UK award for industry partnerships

5 December 2013

A University of Strathclyde academic has received a UK-wide award for championing partnership programmes with industry which have generated millions of pounds of income for partners.

Glasgow Helicopter Tragedy

30 November 2013

The University of Strathclyde community is shocked and saddened by the tragic incident in our city's Clutha bar. Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected.

Strathclyde appoints strategic technology partner

25 November 2013

The University of Strathclyde has become the first university in Scotland to appoint a strategic technology partner.

Strathclyde-GSK PhD programme sees first student graduate

14 November 2013

A landmark research programme run by the University of Strathclyde in collaboration with global healthcare company GSK has seen its first student awarded a doctorate.

University of Strathclyde launches pioneering Engineering Academy

13 November 2013

A pioneering initiative that will provide college students with a route into university and employment has been launched today (November 13) at the University of Strathclyde by Michael Russell, Education Secretary.

Health report card for kids shows Scotland "could do better"

22 October 2013

Scotland’s children sit staring at screens too often – and obesity levels among youngsters are at record levels, a report has highlighted.

Strathclyde Executive MBA ranked in FT’s top 100 programmes

21 October 2013

The University of Strathclyde’s executive MBA programme has been ranked in the Financial Times’ top 100 programmes in the world.

University of Strathclyde installs new Chancellor at ceremony in Glasgow

3 October 2013

Lord Smith of Kelvin, one of Scotland’s leading business figures, will be installed formally as Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde today (3 October 2013) at a ceremony in Glasgow.

Prestigious fellowship award for Strathclyde mathematician

19 August 2013

A Mathematics Professor at the University of Strathclyde has received a prestigious fellowship award which will enable him to investigate beneficial uses of information from social media.

Fulbright students welcomed to Glasgow

24 July 2013

Students from one of the world's most prestigious international exchange programmes are set to arrive in Glasgow to take part in a summer school at the University of Strathclyde.

European fish stocks poised for recovery

18 July 2013

The results of a major international effort, involving the University of Strathclyde, to assess the status of dozens of European fish stocks find that many of those stocks in the north-east Atlantic are being fished sustainably today and that, given time, those populations should continue to recover.

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

17 July 2013

A University of Strathclyde graduate has been awarded £50,000 in business funding by the Young Innovators Challenge (YIC) for her creative business idea.

Fulbright first for Scotland

30 November 2012

One of the world’s most prestigious international exchange programmes will launch its first summer school for American students in Scotland next year.

Strathclyde graduate named one of Glasgow’s top financial students

4 July 2013

University of Strathclyde student Calum Crichton has been named as one of four top financial services students in Glasgow.

World-leading advocate for justice launches new scholarship fund

1 July 2013

A world-leading advocate for human rights and peace has delivered the inaugural address at a prestigious new lecture series at the University of Strathclyde.

Institute of Physics gold medal for Strathclyde academic

2 July 2013

A leading optics researcher at the University of Strathclyde has received a top award from the Institute of Physics.

Strathclyde student named top UK entrepreneur

28 June 2013

A University of Strathclyde student has been named top student entrepreneur in the UK at the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards.

Scottish Canals and Strathclyde partner to revolutionise dredging

25 June 2013

A partnership between Scottish Canals and the University of Strathclyde is set to revolutionise dredging and could dig up substantial savings.

New Strathclyde institute to deal with global health issues

18 June 2013

A major initiative to tackle global health problems has been launched at the University of Strathclyde.

Scottish Space School looks at the future of human spaceflight

17 June 2013

Two leading figures in the space industry will give young people an insight into the future of human spaceflight at the University of Strathclyde this week (June 16-21) for this year’s Scottish Space School.

‘Team Scotland’ approach needed to boost entrepreneurship

6 June 2013

Scotland needs a unified approach to entrepreneurship to capitalise on an increase in the number of people starting their own business – according to research conducted at the University of Strathclyde.