Strathclyde-based academic joins efforts to improve Turkey's childcare system
21 May 2013
Two leading Scottish childcare experts - including a University of Strathclyde-based academic - are helping to modernise Turkey’s childcare system.
Seas to be scoured for treasure trove of medicines
16 May 2013
OCEANS could be awash with cancer cures and antibiotics, University of Strathclyde academics believe.
Multi-million pound electricity grid research centre opens in Scotland
15 May 2013
The University of Strathclyde’s Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) has been officially opened by Scotland’s First Minister.
Maths know-how could prevent catastrophic computer errors
13 May 2013
Calamitous computer glitches – such as those that led to the loss of NASA’s £82 million Mars Climate Orbiter Spacecraft – could be prevented thanks to research by University of Strathclyde academics.
Scientists develop device for portable, ultra-precise clocks and quantum sensors
9 May 2013
Research led at the University of Strathclyde has developed a portable device to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.
Researchers discover world’s most extreme hearing animal
8 May 2013
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have discovered that the greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz – the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the natural world.
Lord Smith of Kelvin appointed University of Strathclyde Chancellor
3 May 2013
The University of Strathclyde has announced the appointment of Lord Smith of Kelvin as its new Chancellor.
University of Strathclyde and University of Glasgow partner with FutureLearn
3 May 2013
The first free, open, online platform for courses from multiple UK universities and other leading organisations has announced a further five partners today, including the University of Glasgow, University of Strathclyde and the British Museum.
Mental health network aims to promote brain disorder discoveries
2 May 2013
A network designed to drive forward mental health breakthroughs is being led by a University of Strathclyde academic.
Strathclyde researchers explore media reporting of suicide
1 May 2013
Research by University of Strathclyde academics into media reporting of mental health and suicide is to be highlighted at an event tomorrow (Thursday 2 May).
Employers urged to give care leavers a chance
1 May 2013
A pioneering apprenticeship scheme for young adults leaving care – who often struggle to find employment – will be showcased at a University of Strathclyde event.
University of Strathclyde launches space institute
29 April 2013
An innovative institute that will enhance the University of Strathclyde’s space research activity has been launched with a keynote address from NASA’s Chief Technologist, Professor Mason Peck.
Businesses and organisations to engage with University of Strathclyde
22 April 2013
The University of Strathclyde has launched Engage with Strathclyde 2013, a week of events and activities that will strengthen its links with businesses, public sector and voluntary organisations.
Strathclyde researchers work with Scotland’s fastest-growing SME
23 April 2013
Researchers at the University of Strathclyde are working with Scotland’s fastest growing private firm, energy company Gaia-Wind, to develop new wind turbine systems that will enhance the technology’s efficiency.
World-class laser research centre opens at Strathclyde
18 April 2013
The new UK headquarters for Europe’s largest contract research organisation has officially opened the doors of its home at the University of Strathclyde.
Ancient reservoir holds clues to help climate change technology
15 April 2013
Efforts to combat climate change could be boosted by insight gained from an ancient carbon dioxide reservoir in Utah.
University of Strathclyde boosts global recruitment drive
10 April 2013
The University of Strathclyde is embarking on an ambitious global student recruitment drive.
Strathclyde Principal welcomes renewables inward investment from US
8 April 2013
University of Strathclyde Principal Professor Sir Jim McDonald has welcomed the announcement by US tidal power company ResHydro of its plans to establish operations in Scotland.
Malawi journalism project launched to mark Livingstone’s bicentenary
27 March 2013
Journalists from Malawi are to be trained by award-winning experts at the University of Strathclyde.
Courts’ handling of expert witness evidence in the dock?
20 March 2013
Key criminal justice policymakers, professionals and experts – including University of Strathclyde academics – have taken part in a debate on how effectively courts deal with expert witness evidence.
Strathclyde academic receives international creative writing award
6 March 2013
A University of Strathclyde academic has won a prestigious international literary award.
Strathclyde research will help improve prostate cancer care
23 February 2013
Prostate cancer will be targeted by a drug developed by University of Strathclyde researchers backed with new funding from a leading charity.
Environmental ‘alarm’ to help monitor captured greenhouse gas
22 February 2013
A £2 million project to develop a device that demonstrates how efficiently captured greenhouse gases are being stored is being led by a University of Strathclyde academic.
Strathclyde playing a crucial role in microscope revolution
20 February 2013
Biomedical research across the UK – including a pioneering University of Strathclyde project – is to benefit from a £25.5 million cash injection to boost the resolution revolution in microscope technology.
Autism information websites unveiled at Strathclyde
6 February 2013
National autism initiatives have been launched at the University of Strathclyde today.
Tiny lights could spark communications revolution
31 January 2013
Minute LED lights could deliver Wi-Fi-like internet communications – while displaying information and illuminating homes – thanks to research led by the University of Strathclyde.
Early years ‘barometer’ can improve children’s lives
8 January 2013
An internationally-recognised tool to measure children’s readiness for school has been adapted for use in Scotland by a University of Strathclyde academic.
University of Strathclyde to host Confucius Institute
6 June 2012
A Scotland-wide centre for the promotion of Chinese language and culture is to be based at the University of Strathclyde, Education Secretary Michael Russell has announced.
New book examines the economics of constitutional change in Scotland
26 March 2013
A new book that highlights the primary economic challenges that must be addressed in debating Scotland’s constitutional future will be launched today (26 March 2013).
World-class research centre set for expansion
21 March 2013
The University of Strathclyde’s Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC), a world-class research base for forming and forging techniques, is set to double in size following a multi-million investment.
Strathclyde research highlights risk to voluntary sector
19 March 2013
Measures designed to give people who use social care more choice about the support they receive could destabilise Scotland’s voluntary sector, according to research conducted at the University of Strathclyde.
Research to boost availability of windfarms
19 March 2013
Research led at the University of Strathclyde could be set to improve the availability of windfarms and reduce the need for expensive, reactive maintenance.
Happy 200th birthday to David Livingstone
18 March 2013
The University of Strathclyde has marked the bicentenary of one of its most famous alumni- explorer and medical missionary David Livingstone.
International research agreement set to transform wound care
13 March 2013
An innovative research agreement will put patients first in a bid to advance technology in the treatment and management of wounds – saving valuable time and money for health organisations throughout the world and helping to deliver safe and effective care.
Strathclyde students land top award at talent discovery event
12 March 2013
A team of engineering students from the University of Strathclyde have won top prize at the prestigious 2013 BP Ultimate Field Trip Competition – the second consecutive year Strathclyde students have won the award.
Handbook to help embed children’s rights in alternative care provision across the globe
6 March 2013
A groundbreaking new handbook developed in Scotland, with input from around the world, is being launched in Geneva tomorrow (Thursday 7 March).
Global energy industry MBA launched
4 March 2013
The University of Strathclyde, in partnership with Iberdrola and Comillas Pontifical University in Spain, has launched an MBA specialising in the global energy industry – aimed at providing the sector's future professionals with the training they need.
Launch of food packaging ‘smart label’ developed at Strathclyde
4 March 2013
A Scottish company has launched a new smart label- developed at the University of Strathclyde- aimed at improving customers' confidence in the quality of their food while cutting down on unnecessary waste.
Students to send inflatable satellite into space
25 February 2013
Students from the University of Strathclyde are set to send an inflatable satellite demonstrator into space after being accepted onto a prestigious programme supported by the European Space Agency.
Intelligent software technology to transform power industry
25 February 2013
Engineering software technology developed at the University of Strathclyde that allows for unrivalled monitoring of capital equipment is set to save the electric power industry millions of pounds.
Honorary degrees for industry leaders
18 February 2013
Industry leaders in the power and energy sector have been made honorary graduates of the University of Strathclyde – recognising their outstanding contribution to one of the most important fields in the Scottish economy.
University of Strathclyde secures funding for new schools-university project
1 February 2013
Research Councils UK (RCUK) has announced the successful projects to be funded through its new national School-University Partnerships Initiative (SUPI), which exceeds £3.5 million including matched funding from universities, schools and businesses.
Strathclyde spin-out to develop gels with biomedical applications
30 January 2013
A company developing novel, patented gels with a range of biomedical applications has been spun out from the University of Strathclyde.
Scholarship programme to develop future energy leaders
29 January 2013
ScottishPower is calling for graduates to join its pioneering scholarship programme at the University of Strathclyde, set up to help develop industry leaders of the future.
Strathclyde support secures city investment
25 January 2013
The University of Strathclyde is at the centre of a £24 million initiative which will help transform Glasgow and have a major impact on the future of cities across the UK.
Centre for White Space Communications launched
22 January 2013
The University of Strathclyde is to lead the way in a new era for wireless communications after Communications Minister Ed Vaizey formally opened its Centre for White Space Communications.
£3m for Strathclyde spin-out company to target booming markets
16 January 2013
A University of Strathclyde spin-out company has secured £3 million of investment in a deal led by Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) along with Scottish Enterprise, through the Scottish Investment Bank and the University.
Strathclyde twins receive prestigious award from Carnegie Trust
15 January 2013
A pair of identical twins from the University of Strathclyde have been awarded the prestigious Robertson Medal from the Carnegie Trust for the most outstanding application to the trust for doctoral funding.
Strathclyde Business School to spearhead European employment study
11 January 2013
The University of Strathclyde’s department of Human Resource Management has been chosen from more than 1,200 submissions to lead a four-year, €4.6million, research project to map the changing nature of employment in Europe.
University launches Biomedical Engineering undergraduate degree
17 December 2012
The University of Strathclyde has launched an undergraduate Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering, following the formation of a pioneering new department.