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UK sets high standards in pupil integration

6 January 2010

Scotland and England are setting high standards in their efforts to integrate vulnerable and high-risk school pupils into mainstream education, according to a Europe-wide survey led in the UK by Strathclyde. 

Strathclyde announces new Chief Operating Officer

7 January 2010

The University has made another senior appointment to its management team.

Strathclyde announces new scholarships

7 January 2010

The University has reached an agreement with The Fulbright Commission to provide scholarships to students from the US.

Business startup attempts drop in wealthiest countries

20 January 2010

The number of people trying to start businesses with the potential to boost the economy and create new jobs declined 10 percent in the wealthiest nations during the recent global slowdown, according to the newly-released results of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM).

Strathclyde swimmer makes a splash at championships

4 February 2010

A Strathclyde student is a step closer in his bid to represent Scotland at the Commonwealth Games after scooping four titles at the Scottish Gas National Championships.

Sustainable Glasgow

27 January 2010

Glasgow, the dear green place, is about to become greener thanks to a unique project to drive down carbon emissions and meet the city's future energy needs.

Making Wonders in Malawi

10 February 2010

Scotland's External Affairs Minister saw the impact of Strathclyde's Making Wonders project when she visited Malawi this week.

New head elected to Scottish chemistry network

15 February 2010

Professor David Gani, Deputy Principal at the University, has been appointed head of Scotland's network for pooling expertise and resources in chemical sciences.

Funding boost for European policy research

15 February 2010

Academics at Strathclyde are to investigate the future of regional development policies in Europe under two major research contracts.

More power engineers needed to make smart grids a reality

19 February 2010

Britain and America need more highly skilled engineers to develop and manage the smart grids of the future, a leading power systems engineer told an international conference in California this week.

Engineers Without Borders

22 February 2010

Engineering students are to receive masterclasses in disaster relief, bridge building and sanitation when Scotland's Engineers Without Borders conference takes place at the University this week.

Strathclyde telethon supports new medicines development

23 February 2010

Strathclyde's first fundraising Telethon of 2010 gets underway this week, with an extra focus for the donations it gains for the University.    

The Scottish economy in 2010

24 February 2010

Scotland's economy should return to positive growth in 2010 with the central forecast showing GVA 0.6% - a 0.5% rise since the November 2009 forecast - and growing to 2.2% by 2012, according to the latest Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC).

Strathclyde space researchers sweep the board

26 February 2010

Strathclyde space researchers swept the board in a competition to choose the UK's International Astronautical Congress postgraduate student delegate 2010.

Strathclyde Vice Dean awarded prestigious Fellowship

3 March 2010

Strathclyde Business School's Vice Dean Research has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE).

Online dictionary of education launched

4 March 2010

More than 1,000 words and phrases in common use in education have been compiled in a new online dictionary by an academic at Strathclyde.

Strathclyde co-hosts science teaching conference

5 March 2010

Strathclyde's work to produce the next generation of science and engineering teachers has come to the fore in a national conference co-hosted by the University.

Creative writing students give readings for the first time

8 March 2010

Students from Strathclyde’s BA Journalism and Creative Writing course won the opportunity to read their material to an audience of literary fans, alongside accomplished Scottish authors at this year’s Glasgow Aye Write festival on Saturday.

New study shows need to bolster global entrepreneurship education

8 March 2010

Provision of education and training for entrepreneurs is inadequate, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Special Report: A Global Perspective on Entrepreneurship Education and Training, released today at Babson College, lead sponsor and co-founder of the GEM project.

Visualising better care

9 March 2010

Pioneering research that could improve rehabilitation after stroke, speed up recovery from joint replacements and prevent falls in older people has been launched at Strathclyde.

Transforming businesses through turbulent times

10 March 2010

The Managing Director of one of the country's leading technology firms visited the University recently to outline how the company transformed its fortunes during the recession.

Strathclyde delivers guides for parents of Chinese students

11 March 2010

Four Chinese language guides to studying at the University of Strathclyde have been launched in Chengdu.

Engineering the Commonwealth Games

15 March 2010

The feats of engineering required to realise the ambitions of Glasgow's 2014 Commonwealth Games were described in a guest lecture by the Chairman of the Organising Committee recently.

Glasgow schoolchildren grasp ‘hands-on’ approach to sustainability

12 March 2010

Hundreds of schoolchildren from across Glasgow and Inverclyde had the chance to design and create sustainable towns and cities this week (Thursday 11 and Friday 12 March) as part of a series of workshops organised by the University of Strathclyde and the Glasgow Science Centre.

Showcase for pioneering Strathclyde research

10 June 2010

Researchers at Strathclyde put their work on display at the University's fourth annual Research Day.

Strathclyde students scoop City of Glasgow Cup 2010

16 March 2010

Strathclyde students are celebrating after winning the prestigious City of Glasgow Cup for the third year in a row.

Strathclyde shortlisted for prestigious award

18 March 2010

An innovative Chemistry programme, run by Strathclyde and pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), has earned the University a place on the shortlist for a prestigious higher education award.

Director appointed to science and technology partnership

22 March 2010

A leading figure in the photonics sector has been named Director of a venture designed to realise the industry's vast commercial opportunities.

Genealogists breathe new life into The Golfers

22 March 2010

One of the best-known golf paintings of all time is to be recreated this summer - featuring the descendents of each of the players and onlookers from the 1847 original.

Teaching Excellence Awards winners announced

25 March 2010

Two leading academics from the Business School have been awarded the University’s first Teaching Excellence Awards through an initiative managed by the University Student Association.

Strathclyde choir brings songs of Scotland to Middle East

6 April 2010

Singers from the University will bring a taste of Scotland to the Middle East this week when they perform in a series of concerts.

New partners announced at leading research centre

8 April 2010

Two of the world's leading producers of speciality metals have joined forces with the University of Strathclyde on a multi-million pound research centre which will open in Glasgow later this year.

Focus on patient-centred pharmacy services

12 April 2010

Strathclyde is leading on new research to determine how pharmacy services in Scotland can provide new benefits for patients in ways tailored to their needs.

The sky's the limit for Strathclyde hockey stars

15 April 2010

Two hockey stars from the University are celebrating after being appointed to senior posts within the sport.

New 'seek and destroy' gene therapeutic system could be used to eliminate cancer tumours

Cancer tumours could be eliminated through the use of a new 'seek and destroy' gene therapeutic system, according to newly-published research led by scientists at Strathclyde.  

Cracking down on cybercrime

23 April 2010

Experts from a broad range of fields debated strategies for tackling cybercrime at a major event held at Strathclyde.

Status report for Curriculum for Excellence

23 April 2010

Education professionals and teachers received a first-hand report on radical changes to the Scottish school system from the Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning when Michael Russell delivered the keynote address at the Scottish Teacher Education Committee conference hosted at Strathclyde.

Toxic waste case lawyers give environmental lecture

27 April 2010

The solicitors who helped families wage an 11-year battle over birth defects caused by toxic waste gave a lecture at the University last week.

Honorary degrees for eminent trio on University Day

30 April 2010

A leading businessman, a renowned chemistry professor and a former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland were the distinguished recipients of honorary degrees from Strathclyde this week.  

Research sheds new light on bats' ability to 'see' in the dark

12 May 2010

Detailed studies into the way bats use sound to 'see' in the dark could soon be used to create robots that can find their way around hazardous environments.

Strathclyde announces high level research posts

13 May 2010

The University has revealed plans to create five new posts in the newly formed Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences to support and enhance its world-leading research portfolio.

Strathclyde offers over 40 new fully-funded PhD studentships

30 April 2010

The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is offering over 40 new fully-funded PhD studentships for outstanding postgraduate students.

Strathclyde SaltireFoundation Success

12 May 2010

A group of Strathclyde students has been given the opportunity of a lifetime after securing places on the prestigious SaltireFoundation's 2010 International Undergraduate Internship Programme.

The golden age of lasers

14 May 2010

Medicine, car manufacturing, DVDs, the internet... all of these would be unrecognisable – or might not even exist – without a new ingredient which came into being 50 years ago this week – the laser.

Strathclyde Marine Institute makes waves

14 May 2010

A new institute dedicated to pioneering research and technology for the marine sector has been launched at the University.

Strathclyde student wins Scottish social work award

28 May 2010

A Strathclyde graduate has been named Scotland's Student Social Worker of the Year at a prestigious awards ceremony at Edinburgh Castle.

Law Professor is Community Champion

21 May 2010

A Strathclyde Law School Professor has been honoured at an awards ceremony recognising sterling service to communities in Glasgow.

Fulbright in Florida

21 May 2010

A leading academic at the University of Strathclyde is heading to Florida State University as part of the Fulbright Scholarships.

New Deputy Principals Sought

21 May 2010

The University is seeking to appoint two exceptional individuals as Deputy Principals to take full institutional responsibility for the development and implementation of strategy in Research and in Learning and Teaching.

Pivotal role for languages

21 May 2010

The pivotal role of languages in delivering Scotland's Curriculum for Excellence was explored in a major conference in Glasgow this week.   

New microscope provides breakthrough for cancer treatment and drug discovery

24 May 2010

A new microscope has been designed and built at the Centre for Biophotonics of the Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences (the Institute).

It’s all just a little bit of history repeating

25 May 2010

'Clash of the Titans' is on in our cinema screens, 1980s-style electronic music is playing on our iPods and John Lennon is advertising on our TVs. Historic cultural references are everywhere in modern times and despite living in a technology driven society it seems we are still fascinated with trends from the past.

Spectacular demonstration of innovative chemistry

25 May 2010

A team of scientists at the Universities of Strathclyde and Newcastle has achieved one of the "most spectacular" demonstrations to date of an innovative form of chemistry which enables chemical bonds to be broken and their fragments trapped – and it could have potential applications in the making of chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and materials.

Milking it

26 May 2010

Strathclyde spin-out company, Embedded Technology Solutions, (ETS), has joined forces with National Milk Records, (NMR), in an exclusive partnership to supply computerised cow collars to the UK dairy industry.

Impact of Higher Education revealed

13 June 2010

The complete findings of the biggest ever study into the social and economic impacts of UK higher education will be unveiled in November.

Careers Week 7-11 June

28 May 2010

The Careers Service is offering a range of careers seminars, online chats, and events for Strathclyde students and graduates with employers including North Lanarkshire Council, South Lanarkshire Council, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Hymans Robertson, Morgan Stanley, Barclays Wealth and JP Morgan to name but a few.

Improving quality of life

1 June 2010

Pioneering research that could relieve pain and discomfort for thousands of Britain's amputees is underway at the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow.

Centre for Robotic Orthopaedic Surgery opens

3 June 2010

A state-of-the-art robotic arm for orthopaedic surgery that has the potential to transform the way in which knee joint replacements are conducted in the UK and reduce cost, is to be employed in clinical studies at the University and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s Royal Infirmary.

Successful celebration of Strathclyde research

11 June 2010

Anti-cancer compounds from plants, interpreting facial expressions, and attitudes towards digital privacy were among the research areas on show at this year's University Research Day.

Scotland's enterprise activity falls to 'worrying' low

7 June 2010

Business start-up rates in Scotland fell significantly below UK rates last year, and to their lowest since recording began in 2000, according to research by academics at the University of Strathclyde.

Education Secretary learns about Strathclyde's new Faculty

9 June 2010

Michael Russell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning, has learned of plans for the University of Strathclyde's new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, during a visit to the campus.

Strathclyde Principal chairs top business prize panel

25 June 2010

Strathclyde's Principal has led the judging of contestants in the Scottish round of a prestigious international business competition run by a leading audit and business advisory firm. 

Strathclyde students fly the flag for Glasgow 2014

11 June 2010

Nine students at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow have been chosen to join the event which will mark the start of build-up to the city's Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Mislaid and Misused

11 June 2010

The dangers of losing personal and sensitive data on government files, and ways to prevent it going missing, was the subject of a major lecture held at Strathclyde.

School's in for Summer

18 June 2010

If you want to learn how to tell the difference between a cabernet sauvignon and a merlot or discover how to attract more wildlife to your garden then the University's Summer Programme is for you.

Universities Week

11 June 2010

The University of Strathclyde is supporting the first ever Universities Week, which aims to highlight the vital role universities play in the UK.

Strathclyde knowledge exchange Director elected to UK-wide post

28 June 2010

The Director of Strathclyde's Research & Knowledge Exchange Services has been elected to a senior post within the main UK and Irish body for practitioners who liaise between public sector research- mainly higher education- and industry.      

Deficit cuts threaten pace of recovery in Scotland

30 June 2010

Scotland's pace of recovery from recession is threatened by the massive fiscal consolidation package introduced in the emergency Budget of 22 June, according to the latest Economic Commentary from the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute, sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Tomorrow’s problem solving engineers exhibit at Lighthouse

14 June 2010

Innovative designs by University of Strathclyde Engineering students will be on display at an exhibition in Glasgow this week.  

Spin-out in cutting-edge light source technology

2 July 2010

Strathclyde has secured a spin-out deal to form a company working in the field of novel next-generation light source technology, which could open up a range of opportunities in multi-billion dollar applications including neuroscience, microscopy and communications.    

Strathclyde launches new science teacher training course

14 June 2010

A new generation of chemistry teachers is to be produced by the University of Strathclyde following the introduction of a new undergraduate Masters combining chemistry and initial teacher training.

Bees help to beat MRSA bugs

15 June 2010

Bees could have a key role to play in urgently-needed new treatments to fight the virulent MRSA bug, according to research led at the University of Strathclyde.

Triple celebrations for Western Isles student Gemma

9 July 2010

When Gemma Campbell finishes university today, she'll have three reasons to be cheerful.

The making of Scottish men

8 July 2010

Scottish men have a reputation for being tough guys but is this stopping them recognising the signs of emotional distress and mental problems? This question was explored in a lecture at Strathclyde by a Chartered Counselling Psychologist.

Counting the steps to better health

17 June 2010

The role walking plays in the health of older people is being examined by research from the Physical Activity for Health group at the University of Strathclyde.

Burns poetry returns from out-of-this-world odyssey

16 June 2010

A miniature book of Burns’ poetry has returned to Scotland after a 5.7 million-mile trip and 217 orbits of the Earth.

Graduation is a family affair for twin sisters

15 July 2010

When twin sisters Lynne and Susan McDonald graduated from Strathclyde, the first in line to congratulate them was their Dad - University Principal, Professor Jim McDonald.

Strathclyde wins prestigious UK sustainability award

17 June 2010

The University has won a prestigious UK-wide award for work in bringing sustainable and renewable energy to villages in Gambia and Malawi.

Scotland's Space sector aiming for take-off

17 June 2010

Scotland's rapidly growing Space industry converged on Glasgow on Tuesday (22 June) for the first Scottish Space Symposium, supported by the University of Strathclyde and Scottish Enterprise.

Strathclyde student works for children in Scotland and Africa

1 July 2010

A teacher education student who has combined her studies with tireless work for orphaned children in Kenya and Malawi is about to graduate from Strathclyde.

Dubai internships are just the business

2 July 2010

One hundred business students from the University are set to travel to Dubai next year to gain hands-on experience at the fastest growing airshow in the world.

Honorary degrees for prominent life scientists

2 July 2010

Two world-class scientists have been presented with honorary degrees by Strathclyde in recognition of their outstanding contributions to microbiology and drug discovery.

Strathclyde student delivers new hand for leprosy patient

13 July 2010

A Nepalese woman who lost her hand to leprosy is to have a new limb fitted with help from Strathclyde student Roger Hamlet.

International Alumni group celebrates success

13 July 2010

Six distinguished Strathclyders have been presented with Lifetime Achievement awards by the University's Hellenic Alumni Branch.

Strathclyde engineer stops shoplifters in their tracks

17 August 2010

An innovative device that could help retailers stop shoplifters in their tracks has been developed by a product design graduate from Strathclyde.

Strathclyde welcomes leading Chinese academics

15 July 2010

The President of one of China's leading universities visited Strathclyde to discuss how the two institutions can forge new research and teaching partnerships.

Business angels crucial for high growth entrepreneurship

26 July 2010

Business angels are playing an increasingly important role in the funding of growing businesses, according to research by academics at Strathclyde and Queen's University Belfast.

Funding boost for wave energy technology

29 July 2010

An innovative wave energy device being developed by AWS Ocean Energy and engineers at the University has received a £350,000 boost from the Technology Strategy Board.

New Faculty opens at Strathclyde

30 July 2010

The new Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences (HaSS) at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow formally comes into being on Sunday (1 August 2010), as a result of the merger of the faculties of Education, and Law, Arts & Social Sciences.

Strathclyde at the heart of Commonwealth action

1 October 2010

After years of training and planning, the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi are finally underway this weekend- and Strathclyde will be part of the action.

Tribute paid to Scotland's national poet

20 September 2010

The Strathclyde community has paid tribute to one of Scotland's most prominent poets, the late Edwin Morgan OBE, following the presentation of an award made annually in his honour.

Dancers reel their way to fitness

6 August 2010

Scottish country dancing has extensive and measurable fitness benefits for older people, according to research at Strathclyde.   

Strathclyde students fly the flag in Delhi for Glasgow 2014

12 October 2010

Eleven representatives of Strathclyde took part in the event which marked the start of the build-up to Glasgow's Commonwealth Games in 2014.

Strathclyde students to represent Scotland at XIX Commonwealth Games

3 September 2010

Six members of the University community are set to fly to Delhi next month to take part in the XIX Commonwealth Games.

Spin-out success for Strathclyde marine energy firm

3 September 2010

The team behind an award-winning tidal power turbine has secured a deal to form a company to bring next generation marine technologies to market.

Students express satisfaction with Strathclyde

10 September 2010

Satisfaction levels among Strathclyde's students have remained high, according to this year's National Student Survey.

Graduate fair opens door to new careers

7 October 2010

Thousands of opportunities for entering the job market were on offer to students from all over Scotland at the country's biggest graduate recruitment event. 

Strathclyde makes pharmacy links with China

13 September 2010

Pharmacy students in China could soon have the chance to study at Strathclyde, after the University formally established links with the leading pharmacy institute in the world's most populous nation.  

Gym challenge funds four projects for Malawi

14 September 2010

Four projects for enhancing health and quality of life in communities in Malawi have been awarded grants worth a total of £4,400 from a fundraising gym challenge held at Strathclyde. 

Technology to help tackle couch potato-related disease

20 September 2010

A new technology designed to tackle sedentary lifestyles- and help reduce cases of obesity, heart disease and diabetes- is undergoing clinical trials in Scotland. 

Two shortlistings for Strathclyde in Times Higher Education Awards

22 September 2010

Strathclyde has been shortlisted for two prestigious accolades at the forthcoming Times Higher Education Awards 2010.   

Honorary degree for broadband pioneer

24 September 2010

A Nobel laureate who helped create the technology which made the internet possible has been presented with an honorary degree by Strathclyde. 

Strathclyde student is top of the UK's maths class

1 October 2010

A graduate of Strathclyde has emerged at the top of a UK-wide class, after being voted the best mathematics student in the country.  

Talented twelve land trip to NASA

4 October 2010

Twelve Scottish school pupils are over the moon after securing places on a trip to NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, with the Scottish Space School.    

Strathclyder's Delhi medal double

5 October 2010

Principal Professor Jim McDonald was among the first to congratulate Strathclyde student Robbie Renwick after the second-year Engineering student won Scotland's first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.    

Ultra-cool complex patterns

11 October 2010

The physics behind some of the eye-catching sights of nature are being explored at very low temperatures by researchers at Strathclyde. 

£2.4m boost for nano research into global challenges

15 October 2010

Extracting drinking water from the sea to prepare for a world parched by climate change, and re-imagining aeroplane and ship hull designs for the best fuel efficiency, are two of the visionary applications of a new £2.4 million research project announced at the University.

Architecture students unveil study of Glasgow's East End

1 November 2010

Architecture students from Strathclyde will unveil the first stage of their year-long regeneration project for the East End of Glasgow on Thursday 2 November.

Real-life business experience for university graduates

18 October 2010

The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at Strathclyde is to play a key role in a new £1.5 million placement programme designed to give graduates real-life business experience and help ambitious companies achieve growth.

Honorary degree for distinguished business leader

4 November 2010

One of Scotland's business leaders has received an honorary degree from Strathclyde.

Graduates for the 21st Century

20 October 2010

What attributes should graduates from Scottish universities have in the 21st Century to help contribute to future cultural, civic and economic prosperity?

Launch of autumn telethon

21 October 2010

Strathclyde’s autumn telethon is now underway and raising money for the University’s Alumni Fund.

A celebration of lasers

25 October 2010

Scotland’s leading role in laser research and industry has been celebrated in an event in Glasgow.

University Expo to support business growth

27 October 2010

Scottish business can improve its competitiveness during challenging economic times by working more closely with universities, the Principal of the University, Professor Jim McDonald, said at a major event this week.

Strathclyde Business School to open India campus

28 October 2010

The University is to open its first overseas campus after forging a major international collaboration in India.

Scientists seek urgent treatment for fatal sleeping sickness

29 October 2010

Urgently-needed new treatment for a parasitic disease is being investigated in research led at Strathclyde.      

Laser industry worth £660 million to Scottish economy

2 November 2010

The high value of the laser industry to Scotland's economy has been revealed in a major new report, launched by Minister for Enterprise Energy & Tourism Jim Mather. 

Honorary degrees at Strathclyde

3 November 2010

Three winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics – including the current US Secretary of Energy – received honorary degrees from the University of Strathclyde this week.

Glasgow's business experts to drive city's economic growth

5 November 2010

Glasgow has set up an independent commission devoted to helping renew the city’s economy and identifying new trade and investment opportunities.

Glasgow Economic Commission issues call for evidence

10 December 2010

Glasgow Economic Commission, has invited businesses and organisations to provide the evidence it needs to help renew the city’s economy and identify new trade and investment opportunities.

Universities help firms become more competitive

24 November 2010

Companies that collaborate with universities benefit from increased profitability and market share - and are six times more likely to produce innovative products, according to new research.

UK universities 'critical' to health of regions

24 November 2010

Universities will be 'critical' to the health of economies in the UK's regions as the country moves through the economic downturn, according to the largest study of the impact of universities.

Strathclyde telethon hits £100,000 mark

11 November 2010

The University's fundraising telethon has raised more than £100,000 in a record four weeks despite the global financial downturn.

Putting the voter first

11 November 2010

How will the challenges of holding a UK-wide referendum and Scottish Parliamentary elections on the same day be tackled and what progress has been made since 2007 in strenghtening electoral administration in Scotland? These were among the questions under scrutiny at a conference at Strathclyde.   

Impact of UK universities revealed

12 November 2010

The complete findings of the biggest ever study into the social and economic impacts of UK higher education were revealed this week.

Technology developed at Strathclyde brings innovation award

12 November 2010

Technology developed by a Strathclyde scientist for anti-infection treatments has brought a prestigious award to the company commercialising the technology.

Light technology to combat hospital infections

5 November 2010

A pioneering lighting system that can kill hospital superbugs - including MRSA and C.diff - has been developed by researchers at the University.

Strathclyde Law Professor delivers prestigious lecture

1 December 2010

Access to legal aid at a time of fiscal austerity is vital to a functioning democracy, a leading Law Professor from Strathclyde will say in a prestigious lecture at the University next week.   

TalentScotland graduates attend first business development training course

21 December 2010

Twelve high-flying graduates battled snow and ice to attend the first residential training course of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme in the Highlands and Islands.

Award success for Strathclyde and Universities Scotland

21 December 2010

An innovative programme involving the University of Strathclyde and Universities Scotland has won the Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Support for Early Career Researchers.

Maritime partnership to secure bright sparks

1 December 2010

BAE Systems has launched a long-term partnership with the University’s Faculty of Engineering to encourage close co-operation in the development of advanced maritime research and technology and a stream of the best engineering talent into the Clyde yards, helping to safeguard their position at the forefront of engineering excellence.

New partnership to spark smart grid development

22 November 2010

ScottishPower has joined forces with the University to boost the progress of 'smart' electricity grids in the UK and to help position Scotland at the forefront in the development of this new technology.

£1 million to take forward breakthrough research in heart disease

22 November 2010

Clues to the causes of serious, and often fatal, diseases and conditions, such as heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure, are being investigated at Strathclyde and the University of Glasgow, with the use of a £1 million grant.  

German Ambassador outlines new plan for economic stability in Europe

24 November 2010

Germany's role in a new structure for sustainable economic growth was outlined by the nation's Ambassador to the UK in a lecture at Strathclyde.    

Strathclyde graduate is first winner of new UK law award

1 December 2010

A graduate of Strathclyde has become the first winner of a new UK-wide environmental law award for students. 

UK business ‘needs angel academies’

2 December 2010

The United Kingdom should urgently establish ‘angel academies’ for private investors in order to grow this critical source of funding for new ventures.

Research reveals impact of 'personalised' social care

14 December 2010

The development of 'personalised' social care services can benefit individuals through greater choice, control and empowerment - but new research suggests that there are also significant implications for the workers who provide these services.

Award winning support for early career researchers

21 December 2010

A series of workshops dedicated to supporting enterprise activity across Strathclyde's research community will begin this month.