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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).

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

19 December 2013

The world’s first International Max-Planck Partnership has been launched by five Scottish universities.

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.

Nine top Strathclyde athletes share in scholarship programme

31 October 2013

Nine talented University of Strathclyde student athletes are to share in a Scotland-wide programme supporting their aspirations in sport and study.

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.

Rankings boost for Business School MBA

27 January 2014

Strathclyde Business School has been placed 73rd in the global Financial Times (FT) MBA rankings 2014, moving up 14 places since last year.

First Minister appears at Fraser of Allander event

15 January 2014

First Minister Alex Salmond appeared in an event co-ordinated by the University of Strathclyde's Fraser of Allander Institute on Thursday 16 January, at the start of the year of Scotland's independence referendum.

Forensic science student contributes to Ministry of Defence research

21 January 2014

A Forensic Science student at the University of Strathclyde has been mentored by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) on explosives materials research.

Chief Medical Officer joins Strathclyde and International Prevention Research Institute

22 January 2014

One of the world’s foremost public health specialists is to join the University of Strathclyde in a world-leading collaboration with the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI).

Careers Week

20 January 2014

Students preparing to enter the job market after graduation can learn how to put their job-seeking skills to their best use during the University of Strathclyde's Careers Week later this month.

Careers Week

20 January 2014

Students preparing to enter the job market after graduation can learn how to put their job-seeking skills to their best use during the University of Strathclyde's Careers Week later this month.

Strathclyde is No.1 for business collaborations

20 January 2014

Strathclyde is Scotland’s top university for research partnerships with businesses, figures have shown.

Business Secretary opens leading medicines research centre

8 January 2014

Vince Cable MP has visited the University of Strathclyde to open a research centre that will revolutionise the way pharmaceuticals are made.

Strathclyde students awarded bursaries through partnership contribution fund

15 January 2014

Seven students at the University of Strathclyde have become the first beneficiaries of bursaries granted through the Partnership Contribution Fund, a joint fund created by Capita IT Services and the University to provide education and employment benefits to students and graduates.

Strathclyde Chancellor receives Scotland’s highest honour

4 January 2014

The University of Strathclyde's Chancellor, Lord Smith of Kelvin, has received the highest honour in Scotland by being appointed to the Order of the Thistle.

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 academic wins risk research prize

29 November 2013

A senior academic at the University of Strathclyde has won a prestigious prize for research that could help mitigate risk for the insurance industry.

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.

Major role for Strathclyde to educate future engineers and scientists

22 November 2013

The University of Strathclyde is playing a leading role in a £350 million drive to train the next generation of engineers and scientists, following the announcement of the UK’s largest investment in postgraduate training in engineering and physical sciences.

GSK-Strathclyde partnership lands top award

21 November 2013

A landmark research programme run by the University of Strathclyde in collaboration with global healthcare company GSK has scooped a top prize at a national postgraduate education awards ceremony.

Strathclyde students launch experiment into stratosphere

21 November 2013

A group of students at the University of Strathclyde recently launched an experiment on-board a stratospheric balloon – as part of a prestigious European Space Agency (ESA) programme.

Equality award for two Strathclyde departments

14 November 2013

Two University of Strathclyde departments have received awards in recognition of their commitment to achieving gender equality in Science and Engineering.

Research programme to tackle asteroid and space debris manipulation

18 November 2013

World-leading scientists will push the boundaries of studies on how to deflect asteroids and manipulate space debris, as the University of Strathclyde gets set to transform international space research.

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.

New York University President gives keynote address at Strathclyde

14 November 2013

The leader of one of the University of Strathclyde's key global partners has delivered a keynote address at the University.

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.

Honorary degrees for distinguished six

12 November 2013

The President of New York University (NYU) is among six distinguished figures who are to receive honorary degrees from the University of Strathclyde this week.

Double success for Strathclyde forensic science student

11 November 2013

A University of Strathclyde student is preparing to celebrate a double success by graduating at the top of her class- and winning a prestigious UK-wide award.

Funding will boost University’s support to patients in India

8 November 2013

Patients who require prosthetic limbs will benefit from funding to support the University of Strathclyde’s work with a clinic in India.

Health initiative will transform patient care

5 November 2013

Patients, doctors, healthcare professionals and policy-makers will benefit from a major health initiative launched by the University of Strathclyde.

New chair for Scotland’s national youth justice centre

4 November 2013

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

Scotland and the Lords after 2014

31 October 2013

The founding Presiding Officer of the Scottish Parliament will call for House of Lords reform in a public lecture at the University of Strathclyde tonight.

Scottish economy improving, but sustained recovery uncertain

30 October 2013

The Scottish economy continues to improve, but sustained recovery is by no means certain, according to the latest Economic Commentary from the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Insignia Technologies starts trials in the US and Europe following investment

30 October 2013

A University of Strathclyde spinout company has announced an £865,000 investment from a group including the University.

Guidance to help care leavers published

29 October 2013

Two guidance documents aimed at improving the lives of Scotland's care leavers have been published.

Marine services business charts course for growth with Glasgow expansion

28 October 2013

A marine services company which provides specialist support to the offshore renewable industry has announced ambitious plans to expand its operation to Glasgow, having worked closely with the University of Strathclyde’s Business School.

Former Strathclyde Chancellor appointed Emeritus Professor

24 October 2013

The former Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, the Rt Hon the Lord Hope of Craighead, is continuing his association with the University after being appointed a Law School Emeritus Professor.

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.