Strathclyde lecture series receives cash boost from The Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation
8 April 2015
A lecture series held at the University of Strathclyde has been given a boost by an award of £10,000 from a charity established by the former head of one of Scotland's leading family businesses.
Storyline comes home to Glasgow for international event
11 March 2015
A pioneering teaching method devised in Glasgow, and now practised in more than 40 countries around the world, will be the focus of an international conference in the city this month.
Strathclyde physicist joins Scotland’s National Academy
4 March 2015
A Physics professor at the University of Strathclyde has had his outstanding work recognised by being named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).
Breakthrough in particle control creates special half-vortex rotation
4 March 2015
A breakthrough in the control of a type of particle known as the polariton has created a highly specialised form of rotation.
Phytoplankton ‘adapt unexpectedly well to their surroundings’
24 February 2015
Phytoplankton - the first link in the marine food chain, which play a major role in the recycling of CO2 - influence the oceanic biogeochemistry in a way never observed in the laboratory, according to a study involving a University of Strathclyde academic.
Where now for social policy in Scotland?
19 February 2015
The role of social policy in shaping post-referendum Scotland in areas such as health, education and social justice will be debated in an event held at the University of Strathclyde next week (Wednesday, 25 February).
Correlations of quantum particles help in distinguishing physical processes
13 February 2015
Communication security and metrology could be enhanced through a study of the role of quantum correlations in the distinguishability of physical processes, by the researchers at the Universities of Strathclyde and Waterloo.
Retreat of multiculturalism ‘is a myth’
27 January 2015
Perceptions of a decline in multiculturalism as a means of integrating ethnic minorities are unfounded, research led at the University of Strathclyde has found.
Strathclyde wins global entrepreneurial impact award
5 January 2015
The University of Strathclyde's entrepreneurial culture has been recognised in an award made by the organisers of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW).
Global engineering company acquires Strathclyde physics spin-out
13 March 2015
A University of Strathclyde spin-out company specialising in gas analysis has been acquired by a global engineering and technology firm.
Talented 12 join athletes’ scholarship programme
28 November 2014
Twelve 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.
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.
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 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.