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Talented 11 join athletes’ scholarship programme

28 November 2014

Eleven talented University of Strathclyde students have been chosen for a prestigious Scotland-wide sports scholarship programme.

Tech entrepreneur wins Strathclyde People Award

17 November 2014

A University of Strathclyde graduate who established a rapidly-emerging IT company has won an award from his alma mater in recognition of his achievements and his support for current students.

Former senior judge to give prestigious lecture

27 November 2014

A former Justice of the Supreme Court is to give a prestigious lecture at the University of Strathclyde (Thursday, 27 November).

CELCIS welcomes national inquiry into historic abuse

17 December 2014

The Centre for Excellence for Looked After Children in Scotland (CELCIS), based at the University of Strathclyde, has welcomed the national inquiry into historic abuse announced to the Scottish Parliament today (Wednesday 17 December) by Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning Angela Constance.

International week at Strathclyde

20 November 2014

The University of Strathclyde's international ethos will be highlighted in a week of events this month.

Asteroids: threat or opportunity?

19 November 2014

Do asteroids present a threat or an opportunity? This question will be explored this week (Thursday 20 November) in the last of the Coffee House Lectures marking the Universirty of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary.

Honorary degree for leading pharmaceutical industry scientist

14 November 2014

A top pharmaceutical industry scientist has been presented with an honorary degree by the University of Strathclyde.

How to build a global network on LinkedIn

20 November 2014

A guide to the effective use of professional social networking site LinkedIn will be offered at the University of Strathclyde later this month - by an alumnus who now works for the company.

Skilling up shale: first national UK Onshore Oil and Gas College Announced

13 November 2014

The first national UK shale colleges have been given the go-ahead by Business, Enterprise & Energy Minister Matthew Hancock MP. The National College for Onshore Oil and Gas will be headquartered in Blackpool and linked to five colleges across the UK, including the Weir Advanced Research Centre at the University of Strathclyde.

Economic recovery on a knife-edge?

12 November 2014

The Scottish Economy delivered strong economic growth in the first half of 2014, in the run-up to the referendum - but there are signs growth may be beginning to slow, according to the latest economic commentary from the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute, sponsored by PwC.

November graduations begin

11 November 2014

As November's graduation ceremonies get underway, the University of Strathclyde is proud to recognise its graduates and their achievements.

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.

Study reveals women’s changing picture in UK export market

11 November 2014

New figures on export trends have revealed a growing number of female business owners tapping into the export market.

Strathclyde wins UK sustainability award

31 October 2014

The University of Strathclyde has won a sustainability award for UK higher and further education institutions.

Legacy of first world war discussed in Coffee House Lecture

4 November 2014

The significance of the first world war in today's Scotland will be examined this week (Thursday, 6 November) in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary.

Consortium to tackle growing threat of antibiotic resistance

27 October 2014

The University of Strathclyde is a partner in a major European initiative to tackle the growing global threat of antibiotic resistance – and urgent need for new drugs.

Strathclyde PhD student shortlisted for national book prize

24 October 2014

A University of Strathclyde PhD student has been shortlisted for a national book prize - in contention with writers including journalist and broadcaster Kirsty Wark.

Strathclyde joins UK's largest carbon capture and storage research partnership

20 October 2014

The largest carbon capture and storage (CCS) research partnership in the UK has grown further, with the University of Strathclyde joining the group and bringing world-leading expertise in areas such as carbon dioxide transport and environmental impact analysis.

Literacy in the age of Google

21 October 2014

The impact of internet search engines on literacy will be explored in a lecture by a Google executive at the University of Strathclyde.

Changing face of pubs explored in Coffee House Lecture

30 October 2014

The changing face of the pub, both as an architectural design and a social forum, will be examined this week (Thursday 30 October) in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary.

Coffee house lecture on learning in today’s world

21 October 2014

The University of Strathclyde's present-day fulfilment of its founding mission as 'a place of useful learning' will be explored this week (Thursday 23 October) in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University's 50th anniversary.

Scottish Graduate Fair marks 25th anniversary

17 October 2014

Scotland's largest graduate careers event will this month be marking 25 years of recruitment and advice for newly-qualified jobseekers.

Strathclyde to offer University scholarships to asylum seekers

10 October 2014

Asylum seeking students are to be offered scholarship funding by the University of Strathclyde, it has been announced.

Strathclyde equality award renewed

8 October 2014

The University of Strathclyde's commitment to achieving gender equality in Science and Engineering has been recognised with the renewal of its Bronze Athena SWAN award and a Bronze departmental award for Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering.

New technology to detect sight-threatening disease

8 October 2014

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde are involved in research – boosted by new funding – into technology to detect early visual loss in people with long-term conditions.

Thousands inspired by fun-filled research showcase

3 October 2014

Scotland's first Explorathon has been hailed as a resounding success after thousands of children and adults enjoyed a free tour of scientific discovery and adventure.

Around the world in 80 minutes: future airline travel explored in coffee house lecture

14 October 2014

The future of airline travel - and the possibility of the world's major cities becoming no more than two hours apart - will be explored this week (Thursday 16 October) in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary.

University invites students to Open Day

9 October 2014

School leavers are being invited to attend an Open Day at the University of Strathclyde this Saturday (11 October 2014).

Strathclyde academic honoured with science award

3 October 2014

A University of Strathclyde scientist has been recognised for her pioneering work on biomedical imaging.

Sir Tom Hunter discusses Scotland’s future

2 October 2014

Scotland's future following the independence referendum was the focus of debate as the prestigious 'New Enlightenment' lecture series continued at the University of Strathclyde.

Strathclyde start-up wins Converge Challenge prize

1 October 2014

A start-up business from the University of Strathclyde has been named the winner of a prestigious national contest which champions enterprise and entrepreneurial innovation in Scotland's academic community.

Coffee House Lecture on social media and body image

1 October 2014

The impact of social media on body image will be explored in the latest Coffee House Lecture, marking the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary, on Thursday 2 October.

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

23 September 2014

A major national conference and exhibition - bringing together researchers,  government agencies and manufacturing businesses to explore the future of manufacturing – got underway today.

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).

Rankings boost for Strathclyde MBM programme

17 September 2014

The University of Strathclyde’s MBM has been placed 43rd in the latest Financial Times rankings of the world’s top 70 pre-experience general management programmes.

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

16 September 2014

A groundbreaking stem cell study – involving University of Strathclyde researchers – aimed at developing new treatments for dementia has received £900,000 funding.

Strathclyde means business at Inspiring City Awards

12 September 2014

The University has won the Industry and Business Award at Glasgow’s second Inspiring City Awards – a celebration of the people and organisations that are making a difference to people’s lives.

Scotland heading for return to major international tournament?

5 September 2014

Scotland’s 16 year absence from international football’s top tournaments will come to an end with a return to France for the 2016 European Championship Finals – according to a mathematical model to be published by the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary, which is supported by PwC.

Coffee House Lectures resume with internet law discussion

24 September 2014

The Coffee House Lectures series, held as part of the University of Strathclyde's 50th anniversary celebrations, resumes this week (Friday 26 September) with an exploration of the laws governing the internet and the rights of its users.

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.

Launch of Gaelic immersion course for teachers

5 September 2014

Gaelic language teaching in Scotland's schools is being boosted by a University of Strathclyde training programme.

City Observatory shows visions of the future

3 September 2014

An installation demonstrating how innovative research will inform the future of cities has been launched by the University of Strathclyde.

Vaccine programme leads to reduction in cervical abnormalities

3 September 2014

A vaccination programme is reducing rates of pre-cancerous cells, research involving the University of Strathclyde has found.

'Social meltdown' media storm explored in online university course

28 August 2014

Media reports of social meltdown will be explored in the University of Strathclyde’s third free online course available to learners around the globe.

Bilingual school poetry competition launched

27 August 2014

A poetry competition backed by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy is being launched by the University of Strathclyde-based SCILT, Scotland's National Centre for Languages.

Fun-filled night of inspirational research in store

25 August 2014

Scotland's first Explorathon promises to be a night of reaching to the stars – and hearing the latest blue-skies thinking from some of the most inspiring researchers in Glasgow.

Lifetime achievement award for Strathclyde cancer expert

22 August 2014

A University of Strathclyde academic has landed a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to understanding the causes, impacts and prevention of cancer.

Professional genealogy debated at national exhibition

27 August 2014

Regulation, organisation and training in the profession of genealogy will be debated this week at a symposium hosted by the University of Strathclyde.

Housing provision for homeless people examined

18 August 2014

The policy of giving homeless people with complex mental health issues permanent places to live will be the focus of a keynote speech at the University of Strathclyde.

Strathclyde Maths Professor elected to prestigious European academy

15 August 2014

A Professor of Mathematics at the University of Strathclyde has been elected a member of a prestigious Europe-wide academy.

Strathclyde student satisfaction rises to 89%

12 August 2014

The University of Strathclyde's satisfaction rating has risen by 3% to 89% in the newly-published annual National Student Survey (NSS).

Nearly 350 school pupils graduate from Strathclyde’s Accelerate programme

8 August 2014

Nearly 350 school pupils from across Scotland have graduated from a University of Strathclyde programme which aims to give participants an opportunity to focus on a chosen area of potential academic study.

Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre to receive £2.7m funding boost

20 August 2014

The Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), hosted at the University of Strathclyde, has raised a total of £2.7 million to establish two bioprocessing centres that will contribute towards its aim to generate at least £1billion in GVA (gross value added) for the Scottish economy by 2025.

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.

Heritage apple trees offer fruitful Games legacy for Glasgow’s nurseries

6 August 2014

A University of Strathclyde researcher has won funding to provide 40 nurseries across Glasgow with their own Scottish heritage apple tree - to create a fruitful legacy from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Light technology will help battle against hospital infections

1 August 2014

A pioneering lighting system – developed by University of Strathclyde researchers – that can kill superbugs including MRSA, E. coli, TB bacteria and C. diff is to be installed on a hospital ward.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.