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Strathclyde further strengthens support for care leavers

31 July 2015

The University of Strathclyde will further strengthen its award-winning support for young people in, and leaving, the care system with the launch of a new mentoring scheme.

Universities’ collaborations with employers promoted

22 September 2014

The University of Strathclyde is highlighted in a new report showing how universities and employers are working together to create a new generation of highly-skilled workers.

Partnership with Malawi strengthened by Principal’s visit

19 September 2014

Strathclyde’s already close relationship with Malawi was strengthened recently by a 5-year extension to our Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Malawi (UNIMA).

Strathclyde academics rise to meet the challenge

22 September 2014

Two academics from the University of Strathclyde have made it through to the final of the Converge Challenge, Scotland’s biggest academic entrepreneurial showcase competition.

New research aims to improve energy efficiency

7 August 2014

The University of Strathclyde is one of six universities across the UK set to embark on a research programme aimed at gaining a fuller understanding of how energy is managed in the country’s offices, supermarkets and hospitals.

Strathclyde student’s Glasgow games legacy event promotes education and career choices in Malawi

4 August 2014

A health promotion programme run by the University of Strathclyde, in partnership with the University of Malawi, is working with school and university students in the African nation to raise awareness of the education, career and lifestyle choices open to them.

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 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.

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.

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).

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).

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Double nomination for Strathclyde in UK knowledge transfer showcase

16 May 2014

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

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 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.

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.

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.

Strathclyde establishes emergency fund for international students

13 November 2014

A hardship fund to support EU and other international students in emergencies has been established at the University of Strathclyde.