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Children 'have memories like adults by 11'

9 January 2009

Children are using their memories in a similar way to adults by the time they reach the age of 11, according to research led by a Strathclyde academic.   

International Poetry Competition enters its second year

13 January 2009

The second Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition, one of the richest poetry prizes in Britain, has been launched.

Pre-school scheme helps parents of vulnerable children to cope better

19 January 2009

A pilot pre-school programme for vulnerable two-year-old children helped their parents deal better with the challenges of the 'terrible twos,' according to researchers at Strathclyde. 

Children with ADHD 'have serious short-term memory problems'

21 January 2009

Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) have serious problems with short-term memory- which may explain the poor attention and learning these children frequently show, according to research led by a group including an academic from Strathclyde. 

Burns family tree spreads to Strathclyde

24 January 2009

The 250th anniversary of Robert Burns' birth is being celebrated worldwide this weekend but it has a special significance for one Strathclyde staff member- a relative of Scotland's national poet.

£3 million study shows higher education's impact

26 January 2009

Initial results from the biggest ever study into the social and economic impacts of higher education across the UK will be revealed this week.

University responds to student protest

6 February 2009

Following discussions with a group of students on the situation in Gaza, Dr Peter West, Secretary to the University of Strathclyde, said:

Psychiatric drug research partnership gathers strength

11 February 2009

More patients are set to benefit from a drug research institute, involving the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, as it prepares to enter its second year.  

Strathclyde awarded £2m to train scientists and engineers for Britain's future

16 February 2009

The University has been awarded a £2 million Doctoral Training Grant (DTG) to train the scientists and engineers of the future, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has announced.

New ideas for enterprising pupils

24 February 2009

Innovative ideas to train school pupils for the world of work and business will be the focus of a conference at Strathclyde this week.  

'Stronger support needed' for vulnerable young people

27 February 2009

Some of Scotland's most vulnerable children and young people need stronger support to help them return to their communities from secure care, according to a review of the secure care services.  

Prizes for schools- songs and art for a better world

3 March 2009

Schools spreading the message about the difference individuals can make to world poverty will receive prizes from Strathclyde today.  

Event puts spotlight on higher education and the economy

6 March 2009

Policy makers and researchers are being invited to a seminar to look at how universities can work with government to make a positive impact on their communities and the wider economy. 

Strathclyde academic honoured in innovation awards

6 March 2009

A Strathclyde academic is the first winner of an award made in recognition of innovative partnerships between higher education and industry. 

New study into property bridging finance begins

6 February 2009

A study into the UK's little understood business-based property bridging finance market has been launched by the University in association with Glasgow-based Munro Bridging Finance (MBF).

Strathclyde Dean awarded prestigious Fellowship

10 March 2009

Professor Susan Hart, Dean of Strathclyde Business School, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh  (RSE).

Red alert for sunburn

13 March 2009

A device which can give an early warning of sunburn- and help to prevent skin cancer- has been developed by scientists at Strathclyde.

Red carpet for Blue Gold

24 March 2009

An award-winning documentary on campaigns for access to increasingly scarce water resources this week had its Scottish premiere at Strathclyde. 

Moot points add up to national win for law students

27 March 2009

Two Law students from Strathclyde have made their mark on the UK stage after winning a nationwide legal debating competition. 

Scientists explore mysteries of calcium

31 March 2009

Scientists at Strathclyde are aiming to unlock the secrets of the role which calcium plays in blood pressure and flow- and to find out how it can help to treat conditions such as heart disease, hyperternsion and stroke. 

Scottish first for Strathclyde in law competition

3 April 2009

Strathclyde has become the first university in Scotland to win a prestigious award for widening access to legal services.   

Tools to improve the education of pupils with autism

16 April 2009

A resource giving guidance to councils and support to schools in meeting the needs of children with autism has been developed by the National Centre for Autism Studies at Strathclyde.   

Maths + computing = benefits for society

1 May 2009

A Strathclyde mathematician has joined a major £8 million project to forge stronger links between numerical analysis and high performance computing- and apply the results to science, technology and industry. 

New network to take pharmaceutical knowledge further

8 May 2009

A new formulation of a treatment for lung cancer will be among the innovative projects highlighted in the launch of a new venture at Strathclyde next week.   

New network to take pharmaceutical knowledge further

8 May 2009

A new formulation of a treatment for lung cancer will be among the innovative projects highlighted in the launch of  a new venture at Strathclyde next week.   

Strathclyde law students to take on the world

14 May 2009

A team from Strathclyde has made it to the last three of a worldwide law competition which tests their court debating skills.

Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary

24 June 2009

The Scottish economy will contract significantly this year and the recovery is likely to be slower than the UK economy, according to the latest report by the University’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Technology to boost search for elusive gravitational waves

1 October 2009

UK Scientists, including researchers at Strathclyde, are moving closer to finding mysterious ripples in the fabric of space and time- known as gravitational waves- with the production of assemblies for a network of detectors designed for the quest. 

Research for learning in focus

6 October 2009

A research programme designed to enhance the quality of teaching and learning at all stages of life was the focus of a major lecture at Strathclyde.  

Strathclyde scientists overcome insurmountable challenge

29 October 2009

Scientists at Strathclyde have found a way to perfom a chemical reaction and isolate its products in a way which had been previously been thought to be impossible.  

Parties go green with Strathclyde students

12 October 2009

A team of students from Strathclyde has reached the final of a national competition for projects which will benefit the environment and the community.   

Marine science nets multi-million pound investment

4 November 2009

Strathclyde is joining up with university and research institute partners in a new marine science research pool, which will be carrying out world-class research, training and knowledge exchange.  

One street at a time

10 November 2009

A new programme involving Strathclyde, aimed at improving the effectiveness of services to local communities, families and children, has been given an enthusiastic and positive response at its launch. 

SUPA strength- Strathclyde shares in £48 million physics funding

11 November 2009

Physics research at Strathclyde is to gain a cash injection of £12 million as part of a major investment by a Scotland-wide partnership.

Law clinic reaches out to the community

11 November 2009

An award-winning legal service at Strathclyde is extending its support for communities in the West of Scotland, with the launch of a new range of ventures.    

Double success for Strathclyde at life science awards

12 November 2009

Strathclyde scientists are celebrating a double success at a prestigious awards ceremony, with wins for an experienced Professor and a rising star in research. 

The road from science to business

16 February 2009

The translation of scientific research into successful business ventures will be the subject of a lecture by a leading American academic when he visits Strathclyde this evening.  

Strathclyde to be research and development provider in drug discovery programme

25 February 2009

Strathclyde has been added as a research and development provider to a drug discovery programme, after successful achievement of early milestones.   

Fraser of Allander Institute Economic Commentary: February 2009

26 February 2009

As a result of the unprecedented scale and increasing severity of the global and UK recession, 2009 and 2010 will be the most difficult years the Scottish economy will have encountered since WWII, according to the University's Fraser of Allander Institute.

Wobbly Williams Wednesday at Strathclyde

24 March 2009

Strathclyde students joined forces with the Wobbly Williams Foundation today (Wednesday 25 March) to raise funds for research into Parkinson's disease.

Improving the attainment of looked-after children

31 March 2009

A new guide to improving the educational attainment of vulnerable children- devised by academics at Strathclyde- has been launched by the Scottish Government.  

New research investigates the 'mobile phone divide' in Africa

3 April 2009

The explosive growth of mobile phones in the developing world has sidelined tens of millions of people, according to new research.

Strathclyde apprentice engineer wins top title

17 April 2009

Fuad Warsame, an apprentice with the University's Department of Mechanical Engineering, has won the Trades House of Glasgow Modern Apprentice of the Year Award 2009.

Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra scoops UK gold award

22 April 2009

Strathclyde Youth Jazz Orchestra has confirmed its place as one of Europe's leading youth jazz ensembles after winning a Gold Award at the UK's largest wind and big band festival.

Distinguished five to be honoured at Strathclyde

23 April 2009

Five prominent figures from the fields of sport, space science, law, education and business are to be awarded honorary degrees at the University next month.

Success in the job market with a 'green degree'

27 April 2009

The University is to open its doors next week to people who want to find out more about a career in the environmental sector.

Principal co-chairs new energy advisory board

13 May 2009

Energy industry experts and Scotland's First Minister assembled yesterday in the first meeting of the new Energy Advisory Board. The meeting coincided with the release of figures which showed that the energy sector is making a significant contribution to economic recovery.

IAS announces funding for groundbreaking studies

20 May 2009

The future of the news industry and Scotland's miscarriages of justice are among the issues to be investigated under five wide-ranging programmes announced by the new Institute for Advanced Studies in Glasgow.

Strathclyde Principal welcomes opening of Whitelee windfarm

20 May 2009

Professor Jim McDonald, Strathclyde Principal and Co-Chair for Scotland's Energy Advisory Board, has welcomed the opening of Europe's largest onshore windfarm at Whitelee, East Renfrewshire.

Recognition for NHS Lothian Pharmacy Director

28 May 2009

A senior manager with NHS Lothian has been recognised by Strathclyde for her long-standing contribution to education, through her appointment as Visiting Professor. 

Revealing Glasgow's hidden treasures at Strathclyde

28 May 2009

Some of Glasgow's greatest treasures will be revealed as part of a new season of classes at Strathclyde this summer.

Research reveals impact of social care re-tendering

8 June 2009

The financial stability of voluntary sector organisations is being put at risk by the re-tendering of social care services, according to new research.

Science and innovation under the microscope: Strathclyde hosts international conference

15 June 2009

The role of universities in catalysing economic growth and stimulating innovation is to be investigated at an international conference this week.

A stylish experience in aid of Malawi

17 June 2009

A group of volunteers will be undergoing a stylish transformation at Strathclyde this weekend, to raise funds for the University's Malawi Millennium Project. 

Strathclyde students unveil designs of the future

17 June 2009

A device that can charge your mobile phone even when you are miles away from the nearest mains power source has been developed by an engineering student at the University.

Distinguished six to be honoured at Strathclyde

25 June 2009

A Paralympic champion cyclist has been named as the University of Strathclyde Alumna of the Year 2009.

International Genealogy Festival reveals all

30 June 2009

Hundreds of people will delve into their family histories and explore their cultural heritage at an International Genealogy Festival in Glasgow in July.

Strathclyde sets standards for Scottish green awards

13 July 2009

Experts at the University's David Livingstone Centre for Sustainability have been commissioned to set the standards for Scotland's first environmental awards.

Top Scots to trace their roots at International Genealogy Festival

16 July 2009

BBC Newsnight presenter Gavin Esler and musician Dougie MacLean will explore their family trees to uncover the lives of their ancestors at the International Genealogy Festival.

Welcome to Strathclyde

9 October 2009

New to the University? We can help you settle in, get support and get involved...

Fear of gang attacks 'traps young people'

4 August 2009

Fear of attack from members of street gangs has led some young people in Glasgow to feel trapped in their neighbourhood, according to a new book by a Strathclyde academic.

Strathclyde leads the way in environmental forensics

11 August 2009

Strathclyde academics have received a £1 million boost to carry out groundbreaking research in environmental forensics.

Pipers from across the globe descend on Glasgow

12 August 2009

Thousands of Pipers and Drummers from across the globe will descend on Glasgow for the World Pipe Band Championships this Saturday (15 August 2009.)

New building enhances Strathclyde's fight against global diseases

12 August 2009

The new £36 million building for the pioneering, world-class Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, focusing on drug discovery and development, is on target to be up and running in 2011.

Energy Minister views wave power technology

13 August 2009

Jim Mather MSP met with Strathclyde engineers this week (Friday 14 August 2009) on a visit to the University's Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering research facilities.

Record number of people sign up for summer learning

13 August 2009

More people than ever before are signing up for summer learning classes at Strathclyde.

Principal hails arrival of Green Energy Centre

17 August 2009

Strathclyde's Principal has pledged to work closely with a new centre which will be undertaking leading-edge work to develop and test technology for sustainable energy.

Northern Traces at the Collins

18 August 2009

A retrospective exhibition of a pioneering Finnish artist opens at the University of Strathclyde this weekend.

Strathclyde announces two new senior appointments

25 August 2009

Two senior appointments have been made at Strathclyde to help drive forward its ambitious plans as an internationally leading technological university, it was announced today.

Edwin Morgan poetry prizewinner announced

26 August 2009

The prizewinners in the second Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition have been announced at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Online & on the take? Conference explores elections & public opinion

27 August 2009

Have the internet and the recent furore over MPs' expenses changed elections forever? With less than a year to go until the next General Election, these questions will be to the fore in a major international conference at the University this week.

Carnegie Centenary Lecture comes to Strathclyde

31 August 2009

A Chemistry Professor at one of the foremost universities in the US delivered a prestigious science lecture at Strathclyde this month.

Major £2.2 million investment keeps research driving forward

1 September 2009

Leading Chemistry research at Strathclyde has been given a competitive edge through an additional £2.2 million investment in its laboratory facilities.

Strathclyde and GSK launch ground breaking Chemistry MPhil

2 September 2009

The University of Strathclyde and world-leading pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have joined forces to deliver a bespoke Chemistry degree programme, designed to allow employees to develop novel research approaches towards new treatments and, in so doing, further their careers in the pharmaceutical sector.

Forensic science examined at Strathclyde

4 September 2009

The crucial role of forensic science in probing crime, and the knowledge which underpins the work in labs, is the focus of a major international conference at the University this week.

Top businessman unveils Strathclyde research centre

4 September 2009

A leading Scots entrepreneur went back to university this week to open a new £600,000 engineering research facility.

Future of healthcare technologies under the microscope

7 September 2009

Scotland is ideally placed to pioneer the next generation of healthcare technologies needed by patients across the globe, according to experts at the University and Institute for System Level Integration (iSLI).

University Careers Services to host graduate events

8 September 2009

In a bid to aid graduates fresh from university but looking to get on the career ladder, four universities in the west of Scotland will be joining forces to support graduates looking to enter the jobs market during the recession. Strathclyde will host the first event, a Job Search Workshop - open to graduates from all universities.

From planet forming to energy saving

9 September 2009

The building blocks of planets, a system for cutting the cost of building on brownfield sites and a device which automatically switches off electrical devices are among the Strathclyde projects which have earned prestigious research awards from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Generations come together to celebrate community success

10 September 2009

Fergus Ewing MSP is to open a unique event today (Thursday 1 October) highlighting how Scotland's generations can work together to improve communities.

Strathclyde shortlisted twice in Times Higher Education Awards

16 September 2009

Strathclyde has been shortlisted for two prestigious accolades at the forthcoming Times Higher Education Awards 2009.

Scotland and Malawi celebrate 150 year relationship

9 September 2009

Former First Minister Jack McConnell gave a keynote address at the University to mark the 150th anniversary of Scotland's links with Malawi.

Strathclyde researchers help uncover 80% pay gap

18 September 2009

Men working in some of the UK's leading financial firms receive five times more in bonus payments than women, according to a survey analysed by researchers at Strathclyde Business School.

£5m project to reduce cost of electricity from offshore wind generation

23 September 2009

Strathclyde engineers are helping to develop and demonstrate a groundbreaking monitoring system which could reduce the cost of generating electricity from offshore wind farms.

Enterprise training in universities and colleges doubles start-up rate

23 September 2009

Scotland could increase its entrepreneurial potential if more enterprise training was available in its colleges and universities, according to the authors of a new report published by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde.

New chapter for literacy teaching in Malawi

3 October 2009

Academics in Scotland and Africa are joining forces to transform literacy teaching in primary schools in Malawi.

Strathclyde researchers pioneer portable ECMO treatment

3 October 2009

A life-saving breathing support treatment used to help patients badly affected by swine flu could become available across the UK under a pioneering research project at the University.

Strathclyde Business School success in global rankings

3 October 2009

Strathclyde Business School (SBS) has been ranked 3rd in the UK and 27th in the world in the Financial Times Global Masters in Management 2009 rankings.

Engineers of the future display grand designs

5 October 2009

A device that lets thirsty houseplants phone their owners when they need water, and a listening monitor modelled on bat technology, are among the innovative creations being developed as part of a programme aimed at bringing engineering education into schools.

Top employers in Glasgow to court graduates

6 October 2009

Despite the current economic conditions, 85 employers will be in Glasgow on Tuesday and Wednesday to court graduates at Scotland's largest recruitment event.

Green energy centre gets the green light

7 October 2009

Scottish and Southern Energy plc (SSE) has selected Glasgow as the location for its new Centre of Engineering Excellence for Renewable Energy (CEERE) in partnership with the University.

Scotland's largest Faculty of Engineering announces new Dean

13 October 2009

Internationally renowned power engineer, Professor Scott MacGregor, has been appointed Dean of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Spin-out success for pioneering healthcare technology

15 October 2009

The bioengineers behind an award-winning device that could save health services thousands of pounds have created a spin-out company from the University.

Strathclyde students sail into yachting World Cup

15 October 2009

A team of Strathclyde students has qualified to represent Scotland at the Student Yachting World Cup 2009.

P&G bursary winner at Strathclyde

16 October 2009

A Chemistry student at the University of Strathclyde is preparing for a placement with a major scientific firm, after becoming the winner of a prestigious bursary award.

Strathclyde researchers push back space frontiers

15 October 2009

Manned exploration of Mars could be a step closer to reality following a pioneering investigation by engineers at Strathclyde.

Space research boost with opening of new lab

20 October 2009

A new €2 million laboratory dedicated to space engineering research has been opened by one of the world's foremost space scientists.

One Strathclyde: Excellence in Teaching; Excellence in Learning

22 October 2009

The Strathclyde Teaching Excellence Awards have been launched by the Principal and the President of the Student’s Association.

Top World Trade adviser to give keynote lecture

22 October 2009

Will millions of people face deeper poverty through the responses of developed countries to the economic slow-down? How can world trade law be made fairer to give developing countries a genuinely fair chance? These are among the questions which will be tackled in a prestigious lecture by a leading international trade lawyer at Strathclyde.

Distinguished duo honoured at Strathclyde

29 October 2009

Two prominent Strathclyde graduates returned to the University to receive honorary doctorates.

The sky's the limit for Strathclyde business students

30 October 2009

Forty students are jetting off to the Middle East next week to work at the Dubai Airshow.

Burns in space

9 November 2009

A miniature book of poetry by Robert Burns will soon be jetting off to space, thanks to a group of Scottish school pupils.

Strathclyde supercomputer will take research to new heights

11 November 2009

One of the most powerful, single-installation supercomputers in a Scottish university is to be switched on at Strathclyde this month.

An end to Scotland's recession?

17 November 2009

Expectations are rising that Scotland will join the UK in emerging from recession by the end of the fourth quarter, however the road to pre-recession levels of output, employment and unemployment will remain long and bumpy with a potential double dip on the horizon.

Dragons leave den for Strathclyde Enterprise Awards

16 November 2009

High-flying entrepreneurs from the University of Strathclyde came face-to-face with the stars of BBC Dragons' Den Online at an awards ceremony in Glasgow this week.

Strathclyde announces high level research posts

23 November 2009

The University has revealed plans to create 20 new posts in Engineering, Science and Business to support and enhance its world-leading research portfolio.

Public sector dominates venture capital investing in UK regions

30 November 2009

Venture capital investing in most UK regions is now dominated by public sector funds, according to a new research study by Professor Colin Mason of the University's Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship and Yannis Pierrakis of NESTA.

Strathclyde marine turbine wins top technology award

26 November 2009

The Strathclyde engineers behind a pioneering tidal power device have been recognised at the prestigious Energy Institute Awards.

National Centre research to strengthen mechanical muscles

3 December 2009

A new kind of artificial knee joint that could help people with limb amputations to walk more naturally is under development at the National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics at Strathclyde.

University spin-out deploys UK Smart Grid technology

3 December 2009

Strathclyde spin-out company, Smarter Grid Solutions (SGS), has commercially deployed Smarter Grid technology on Scottish and Southern Energy's power distribution network on Orkney, allowing the connection of increased amounts of new renewable energy generation.

Vitamin E extract could help tackle cancer tumours

3 December 2009

An extract of vitamin E could have a key role to play in the treatment of cancerous tumours, according to newly-published research led by scientists at Strathclyde.  

Scotland's leading the way in sustainability and environmental entrepreneurship

14 December 2009

Scotland is a showcase for political commitment and social engagement to tackle climate change, a Strathclyde academic told environmental experts in Copenhagen this week.

Green light for £350m University development plans

2 December 2009

Ambitious plans to transform the University's campus to help support world class research and teaching have been given the green light.

£1.2m cash injection for world-class research

16 December 2009

A state-of-the-art laboratory to support pioneering engineering research is to be created at the University following a £1.2 million cash injection.

New honour for Chancellor

17 December 2009

The Chancellor of the University, Lord Hope of Craighead, has been appointed a Knight of the Order of the Thistle.

From Glasgow to Gambia

21 December 2009

A Strathclyde researcher is set to light up communities in Africa - following a 4,000 mile motorbike ride from Scotland to The Gambia.

Soil studies reveal worrying rise in antibiotic resistance

6 January 2010

Antibiotic resistance in the natural environment is rising despite tighter controls over our use of antibiotics in medicine and agriculture, according to new research.

Student Success at European Electronics Industry Awards

23 December 2009

Simon Brown, an EngD student at the Institute for System Level Integration (iSLI), has won Student Engineer of the Year at the European Electronics Industry Awards.

Strathclyde research reveals economic impact of UK higher education

4 November 2009

Universities in the UK now generate £59 billion for the UK economy, putting the higher education sector ahead of the agricultural, advertising, pharmaceutical and postal industries, according to new figures published today.

Acclaimed writer gives lecture

6 January 2009

One of Scotland's most acclaimed contemporary writers delivered a prestigious lecture at Strathclyde this week, on the universal messages of Robert Burns' poetry.


Strathclyde expertise to support £1.1bn 'green revolution'

13 January 2009

Wind energy experts at the University are to take part in two innovative research projects to support the reduction of the UK's greenhouse gas emissions.

Health Secretary launches universities' science partnership

14 December 2009

Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon spoke at Strathclyde today, at the official launch of a venture capitalising on the academic and commercial strengths of lasers, optics and semiconductors.    

Building a future for drug discovery

22 December 2009

With just over a year to go until its official opening, the new home for Strathclyde's pioneering drug discovery and development work is taking shape. 

Marker could improve breast cancer survival rates

5 January 2010

An indicator which could give early signs of breast cancer, and which could make dramatic improvements to survival rates, is being developed by scientists at Strathclyde and Edinburgh Napier University.    

Justice Secretary visits Law Clinic

21 January 2010

Scotland's Justice Secretary, Kenny MacAskill, was given an insight into the work of Strathclyde's pioneering Law Clinic, based in the University's Law School, when he paid a visit there this week.   

Innovative Chemistry degree hailed at Holyrood

22 January 2010

An innovative new Chemistry degree programme, run by Strathclyde and world-leading pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has earned praise at the Scottish Parliament.  

Strathclyde graduate wins prestigious education award

26 January 2010

A Strathclyde graduate has won a prestigious award for the best undergraduate thesis in teacher education in Scotland. 

Strathclyde pharmacology research in Europe's top 20

29 January 2010

Strathclyde has been named as one of Europe's top 20 universities for pharmacology in a national magazine survey.

UK public backs military coalitions over action with USA, survey says

8 February 2010

Seven people out of 10 in the UK believe British military action is not acceptable in operations alongside the USA and its partners, according to a major public attitudes study directed by researchers at Strathclyde and the University of Leeds.   

Strathclyde historian dispels myth on BBC TV

9 February 2010

A Strathclyde historian has appeared on a major BBC TV series to discuss one of the biggest turning points in Scotland's history- and to dispel a popular myth about it.     

Strathclyde scientists seek new heart bypass methods

15 February 2010

Methods for improving the effectiveness of heart bypass surgery are being investigated by scientists at the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences. 

Glasgow City of Science

22 February 2010

Glasgow has launched an initiative to secure its position as a centre of excellence for the science industries of the 21st century.   

Science on the streets

17 March 2010

Glasgow's contribution to the world of science has been revealed in a unique tour, organised by Strathclyde, of some of the city's most important scientific landmarks.    

New antibiotics for the 21st century

1 April 2010

A late preclinical stage biopharmaceutical company has commenced operations in Glasgow, to develop and commercialise a new class of antibacterial product- technology which has been licensed from Strathclyde.    

Strathclyde announces new Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

22 April 2010

Strathclyde is delighted to announce that Professor Tony McGrew will be the Dean of the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  

Election archive portrays changing face of campaigning literature

4 May 2010

The changing face of election leaflets and manifestos is vivdly illustrated in an archive of campaigning literature at Strathclyde. 

Bridging the gap with the creative industries

7 May 2010

What links Peter Pan, Glasgow's best-known independent record label, farmers in India and the Scottish Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning? A two-day seminar on creativity and multi-disciplinarity at Strathclyde.     

Strathclyde receives $100,000 Gates Foundation grant for innovative global health research

10 May 2010

Strathclyde has announced that it has received a US $100,000 (£65,329 approx) Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates foundation. 

Universities survey debunks 'ivory towers' myth

5 November 2009

The largest ever survey of UK academics has revealed that universities are engaged wth every sector of society - with higher levels of interaction with the public and third sectors than with the private sector.