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‘Game changer’ partnership with Together Energy helps Widening Access students secure jobs during pandemic
Partnership helps 83 widening access or care-experienced students to gain part-time jobs.
International award for Strathclyde Information Science Professor
Professor Ian Ruthven announced as the 2020 winner of the Tony Kent Strix Memorial Award
Routine testing of staff, hand hygiene and PPE are most effective methods for controlling Covid-19 in care homes
Researchers investigate transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in a care home setting.
Strathclyde and NHS Lanarkshire join forces to transform future of health and care
The two organisations have formalised their long-standing collaboration through a strategic partnership agreement
Construction underway on flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility
World-class facility set to be the linchpin for the future of manufacturing in Scotland.
Toolkit for responsible news reporting of suicide
Advice for journalists on covering stories of people taking their own lives
Fellowship to deliver world-class Artificial Intelligence research
Turing AI Acceleration Fellowships awarded to Strathclyde's Dr Antonio Hurtado
Strathclyde wins 2020 AASHE Sustainability Award
The VIP4SD programme offers students the opportunity to gain academic credits by working research projects that tackle UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Strathclyde reaches quarter-finals of University Challenge
Student team wins 135-100 on BBC Two quiz show
Space mission to demonstrate future secure telecomms systems
ROKS (Responsive Operations for Key Services) project receives £345,000 from the UK Space Agency
Fraser of Allander Institute appoints new Interim Director
Mairi Spowage will be the new interim Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute from March 2021.
Strathclyde offers free Covid-19 testing for students ahead of Christmas
The University of Strathclyde has begun offering students COVID-19 tests to help them plan their return home to their families or to another household for Christmas.
Opening the door to Arabic language and culture
Programme for primary and secondary schools led by SCILT- Scotland’s National Centre for Languages.
Tracing of Declaration of Arbroath signatories highlighted in report
Results to date of genealogy study the Declaration of Arbroath Family History Project
Research to build a post-pandemic world with children at its heart
Inspiring Children’s Futures Doctoral Research Centre established at Strathclyde
How hallucinogens shaped prehistoric cave art
Study of the role of the Datura plant in the creation of rock art by prehistoric indigenous American people
Lord McConnell lecture to celebrate 15 years of Scotland-Malawi partnership
Event will reflect on the successes and challenges faced in meeting the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals
Strathclyde and partners to deliver satellite constellation project
Scientists will apply algorithms originally developed for the study of human brains and starling flocks to future space missions.
University unveils plans to transform entrepreneurship opportunities
Every student and staff member to be offered entrepreneurship training.
International STEM award for Strathclyde Maths Professor
Professor Apala Majumdar receives Suffrage Science Award
Prestigious fellowship for wind and tidal turbine enhancement research
Dr Edward Hart receives the Brunel Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
Strathclyde joins quantum technology battery manufacturing project
The UK-wide Project Quantum is aimed at accelerating the manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles
“Broader measures needed” to address inequalities in school absenteeism
Study of the role of deprivation in pupils' absenteeism from schools
Assessing new support tool for carers of people living with dementia
The ‘iSupport’ resource, developed by the World Health Organisation, is designed to help dementia carers provide good care and take care of themselves.
Statement from Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice Chancellor
Last year, I commissioned an independent QC-led Inquiry into the University’s handling of past complaints of sexual misconduct against Kevin O’Gorman, a former staff member.
Strathclyde joins UK’s largest industry-led quantum computing project
University is a partner in DISCOVERY, a £10 million, three-year programme designed to address technology barriers to commercial quantum computing.
Battery technology designed for use in developing countries
Research project aimed at reducing the cost and improving the performance of battery technologies, for use in developing countries and emerging economies.
Innovative Strathclyde projects receive funding to help post pandemic growth
Trio of projects awarded grants to aid growth
Strathclyde in UK-wide economic recovery partnership
Strathclyde is among 21 universities signed up to the Core Cities declaration, which sets out proposals for the UK’s post COVID-19 economic recovery
Double win for Strathclyde in Institute of Physics Awards
Awards for Paul Chambers and Professor David Birch
App supports children’s wellbeing worldwide amid pandemic challenges
COVID 4P (Protection, Provision, Participation, Prevention) Log for Children’s Wellbeing to support urgently-needed global work for the rights and wellbeing of children
Construction starts on the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre
The new technology and innovation centre is set to become a unique and world-leading facility
Quilts for pancreatic cancer patients – and research
Chemistry researchers aim to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer – with the use of specially-made quilts
Two Strathclyde academics awarded UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships
Dr Marc Reid and Dr Alessandro Rossi are among 101 fellows being supported by UKRI.
Strathclyde Professors on international chemistry Power List for second year
Second consecutive appearance on The Analytical Scientist Power List for Professor Duncan Graham and Professor Karen Faulds
LiFi Research and Development Centre moves to Strathclyde
Leading light-based communications technology centre brings expertise to Glasgow.
The evolution of Digital Health & Care Innovation
Brand refresh and name change to reflect the organisation’s evolution.
Former Rolls-Royce Director appointed to senior advisory post at Strathclyde
Professor Hamid Mughal OBE joins University as Special Advisor
Strathclyde launches new Centre for Sustainable Development
Centre is platform for enhanced cross-national and cross-institutional work to address global grand challenges.
Strathclyde commits to sustainable investment plan and 70% carbon emissions cut by 2025
University Climate Change and Social Responsibility Plan will be published in the coming months.
Call for action to support people with learning disabilities during pandemic
New report by the Fraser of Allander Institute.
Scholarship launched in memory of former Strathclyde student
Scholarship in memory of Colleen Higgins
£10m drive to take quantum technology “to another level”
Strathclyde-hosted Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics leads project to drive forward the development of faster, thumbnail size technology using quantum physics
Strathclyde researchers find genetic signature of ancient MacDougall bloodline
Clan line discovered which descends from Dougall, King of the Isle of Man and founder of the ancient Scottish Kingdom of the Isles and Lorn.
International engineering award for Strathclyde Deputy Associate Principal
Professor Stephen McArthur to receive the 2021 IEEE Richard Harold Kaufmann Award
Researchers create morphing crystals powered by water evaporation
New study details molecular-level design of materials that enable clean and sustainable water evaporation energy to be harvested and efficiently converted into motion, with the potential to power future mechanical devices and machines.
Two Strathclyders named amongst Wired Magazine’s 25 global innovators
Steve and Deonie Allen recognised for microplastics research
Royal Academy of Engineering awards for two Strathclyde researchers
Chair for Professor Paul Hoskisson and Senior Research Fellowship for Dr Michael Strain.
Five Strathclyde finalists in Converge company creation programme
Highest number of finalists from any Scottish university
Strathclyde climbs to 15th in The Guardian's university rankings
The University of Strathclyde has climbed 36 places in The Guardian’s University Guide 2021 – to 15 in the UK.
Why do people go into politics – and why don’t they?
British Academy-funded study by Dr Joe Greenwood-Hau
Researchers to tackle damaging plant disease
Scientists at Strathclyde are working to tackle one of the most damaging bacterial plant diseases in the UK.
Islands showed great resilience amid COVID-19 - but the future is challenging
Survey of 83 islands in 53 countries
Strathclyde Principal appointments at Chinese university, engineering society
Professor Sir Jim McDonald has roles at Peking University and the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering
Low carbon heating ‘can improve living standards of financially challenged households’
Research finds obstacles to reducing carbon emissions caused by difficulty in affording to heat homes
Declaration of Arbroath descendants traced to Strathclyde
Lecturer and student descended from signatories of historic document
Researchers to develop online remote building inspection platform
The project will enable the management and monitoring of the construction phase of buildings and improve productivity and quality, with fewer defects in the long term.
Simulation tool developed to gauge value of national Health Technology Assessment Agencies
The spreadsheet-based tool was produced as part of the Evaluating the Value of a Real-world HTA Agency (EVoRA) project.
Strathclyde victory on University Challenge
Student team wins 190-155 on BBC Two quiz show
Strathclyde receives industry fellowship for battery research
Award is one of six made by the Faraday Institution
Strathclyde at the forefront of projects helping manufacturing firms in Scotland
Strathclyde is to be involved in six of the Scottish Government’s Advancing Manufacturing Challenge Fund projects.
“Complete satisfaction rate of 80%” with community pharmacies
Strathclyde co-produces study commissioned and published by Community Pharmacy Scotland
Map of ammonium’s journey ‘could prevent infection’
Study discovers mechanism of a protein which transports ammonium, in a process vital to all living things
This relates to a data security incident experienced by Blackbaud, a third-party service provider to the University of Strathclyde.
How ideas travelled in Europe in the 19th century
Newly-established Scottish Network for Nineteenth-Century European Cultures
Greater global cooperation needed to tackle vaccine-preventable diseases in a world with COVID-19
Greater global cooperation and financial investment required to tackle vaccine-preventable diseases.
Strathclyde-based language centre welcomes online learning partnership
SCILT, Scotland’s National centre for Languages, has been supporting online learning platform e-Sgoil in delivering teaching during lockdown
Tribute paid to former Strathclyde Deputy Principal
Professor Alastair North OBE has died at the age of 88
Strathclyde scoops Green Gown Award
Strathclyde wins award for student engagement for its Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development programme.
One in seven Scottish adults ‘feeling hopeless’ as lockdown eases
Latest findings of survey led by Mental Health Foundation Scotland
Strathclyde scoops 2020 Whatuni Student Choice Award
Strathclyde has been announced as the winner of the 2020 Whatuni Student Choice Award for the ‘Local Life’ category.
Winning pitch for Strathclyde students’ microgrid technology
Strathclyde students' company Connex Solar wins Converge Pitch to your Peers competition
Greenhouse gases in Glasgow’s air to be monitored in real-time
A network of sensors will monitor levels of the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) in the city’s air.
Nine projects to tackle impact of COVID-19 receive £230,000 from Global Challenges Research Fund
Strathclyde is undertaking nine projects that seek to tackle various aspects of the impact of COVID-19.
Quantum entanglement demonstrated on orbiting CubeSat
Advance set to enable cost-effective space-based global quantum network for secure communications
Zooming into a summer of lifelong learning at Strathclyde
Centre for Lifelong Learning Launches its Summer Programme
Data scientists help NHS Lanarkshire to predict and manage intensive care bed demand
Scientists' model helps doctors plan and manage demand for critical care and general ward beds.
National award for Strathclyde Information Science alumna
Elizabeth Carney is joint winner of the 2020 Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals Student Prize
Strathclyde Business School launches productivity hub
Strathclyde Business School is launching a new hub to help companies boost performance and productivity.
Nine Strathclyders through to semi-finals of Converge Challenge
The projects are among 60 semi-finalists across the three ‘Challenge’ categories: Converge, Creative and Impact.
“Different techniques needed” to detect fingermarks on new banknotes
Research to determine which process works best on new polymer notes
Scientists to help low and middle-income countries decide which COVID-19 models to use
Scientists from Strathclyde to provide guidance on selecting and interpreting predictive models to use to curb the spread of COVID-19.
New project to benefit chemical and biochemical SMEs in Scotland
SCOUT (Scottish Outreach) project will have significant input from the University of Strathclyde
Economists join together to answer key policy questions on the COVID-19 crisis
Cross-institutional initiative seeks to inform policy-makers and the public about the economics of the COVID-19 crisis.
Strathclyde hat-trick in national marketing competition
Thomas Cooper and Adam Dickson are the third consecutive Strathclyde winners of The Pitch, run by the Chartered Institute of Marketing
Contract awarded for construction of flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility
NMIS award contract for the build of its new flagship facility.
National Manufacturing Institute Scotland leadership team bolstered with CEO appointment
John Reid appointed as CEO
Strathclyde researchers develop exercise app for carers’ health
App designed to support health during COVID-19 pandemic
Independent inquiry - appeal for witnesses
The University of Strathclyde has appointed a Queen’s Counsel to lead an independent inquiry into the conduct of former employee, Dr Kevin O’Gorman.
New clinical app for COVID-19 piloted in Glasgow helps NHS staff assess patients
A new clinical tool developed in Scotland has given frontline staff confidence to confront the new coronavirus in patients.
Clinical trial success for C.Diff treatment discovered at Strathclyde
Antibacterial treatment completes second phase of trials in the US and Canada
Long-standing mystery of matter and antimatter may be solved
An isotope of the element thorium could help to unlock the secrets
Study shows the sea breeze is bringing ocean plastic pollution back onto land
A study has found that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of microplastics could be blowing ashore on the sea breeze every year.
Satellite technology to help tackle invasive aquatic weeds
New £300,000 study will utilise the technology to monitor weeds in neglected and inaccessible water bodies in India.
A third of Scottish adults in full-time work “worried about losing jobs”
Unemployed people show signs of serious mental health problems, according to Mental Health Foundation Scotland Coronavirus Study
Tiny devices promise new horizon for medical imaging
Miniature devices could be developed into safe, high-resolution imaging technology that could help doctors identify potentially deadly cancers and treat them early
Health fundraising explored in new study
Study exploring ways in which health policy has understood, and sought to influence, the role of charities in the NHS
‘Make physical activity part of children’s routine’ during lockdown
Recommendations to families, health professionals, teachers and policy-makers on promoting healthy activity
Five key COVID-19 research projects awarded to Strathclyde
Scottish Government awards £649,993 to four projects that aim to contribute to efforts to combat the COVID-19 and its effects.
Data harnessed to reveal COVID-19 spread in Scotland in real time
Strathclyde Maths researchers in study using patient data to track the progress of the pandemic
Research reveals football's £214m boost to Scottish economy
The Scottish Professional Football League contributes more than £200m net to the Scottish economy every year and supports 5,700 jobs.
Almost a quarter of UK adults have felt loneliness in lockdown
Survey for study led by Mental Health Foundation
Project seeks to tackle social exclusion in tourist city hot spots
The growth of tourism in recent years has produced conflicts, tensions and paradoxes.
New insight into genetic schizophrenia risk
Research highlights new opportunities for drug treatment
Tribute paid to former Strathclyde Chancellor Lord Tombs
University's Chancellor from 1991-7 has died at the age of 95
A non-invasive way of monitoring diabetes
Saliva could be used instead of blood to monitor diabetes in a method proposed in research involving the University of Strathclyde.
Strathclyde set to hit Government widening access targets 10 years early
In 2019-20 Strathclyde welcomed more than 600 students from the 20% most-challenged areas of Scotland.
Advice on protecting sleep during COVID-19 pandemic
Guidance from the Strathclyde Sleep Research Unit
Carbon emission scheme ‘succeeding despite low prices’
Study of European Union (EU) programme aimed at reducing carbon dioxide emissions
Lived poverty rises in Africa for the first time in a decade
International study by the Afrobarometer survey
Unprecedented challenges to come for the Scottish economy
The COVID-19 outbreak has led to a sharp economic downturn in Scotland and will undoubtedly change the shape of our economy in the long-run.
COVID-19: Face-to-face classes suspended as teaching moves online
The University of Strathclyde will suspend all face-to-face teaching and move to online delivery from Monday, 16 March.
Fish stocks could collapse if UK-EU talks break down
Maths study of possible negotiations outcomes
Gray, Glass and Glasgow
Dr Rodge Glass speaks about his work with renowned Glasgow author and artist Alasdair Gray
Independent inquiry launched
Queen’s Counsel to lead an inquiry into handling of past complaints of sexual misconduct against a former staff member.
Study counts the cost of denying assisted dying
A new study suggests permitting assisted dying would substantially benefit both those seeking assisted suicide and the general population.
Strathclyde to host new innovation centre to drive the electric revolution
University to host a new innovation centre as part of the UK Government’s Driving the Electric Revolution challenge.
How can the mental health of Glasgow men be improved?
Event explores impact on men’s mental health of the established link between suicide and deprivation
Boeing touches down in Scotland with new strategic alliance
Boeing and Scottish Enterprise have signed a new strategic agreement, called the Boeing Scotland Alliance.
Professor Keith Bell elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
Professor Keith Bell, ScottishPower Professor of Smart Grids, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Strathclyde widening access programme wins national award
Breaking Barriers named winner in the Spotlight category of the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards
Genealogy project identifies family’s genetic group
Thirty people identified as descendants of ancient Scottish family
CMAC appoints new Industry Director
Massimo Bresciani takes up post with Strathclyde-led pharmaceutical consortium
New design could produce accelerators for hospitals and factories
Design for ultra-compact, powerful particle accelerators for medicine, science, and industry
Strathclyde collects Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education
The University has collected a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education at Buckingham Palace.
Researchers receive £500k for ‘completely new’ prostate cancer treatment
Grant awarded by Prostate Cancer UK as part of its Research Innovation Awards scheme.
‘Super-recognisers’ excel at identifying outside own ethnic group
Study assesses abilities of people with highly-developed aptitude for distinguishing or recalling faces – or both
£22 million funding boost for world-class energy research
The UK's drive towards net-zero carbon emissions has been boosted by a £22 million funding award for the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).
Prestigious Wood scholarship awarded to engineering 'star of the future'
Female engineering student awarded a sought after scholarship
European partners launch Hybrid Electric Propulsion research programme
Strathclyde embarks on ambitious research initiative on hybrid electric propulsion funded under Horizon 2020.
Breakthrough in quest to build the world’s most powerful particle accelerator
New technique for forming high quality particle beams achieved in international collaboration
A fresh approach to justice for children and young people in Scotland
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child is to be incorporated into Scots Law by 2021.
Worm infection drug could be used to treat prostate cancer
Mebendazole works in combination with another drug to enhance its ability to kill prostate cancer cells and decrease tumour growth.
Be yourself on social media, report recommends
Report produced from conference organised by Strathclyde and the Mental Health Foundation Scotland
Med-tech firm to develop orthopaedic sensors in Glasgow
Med-tech firm EnMovi has selected Glasgow as the location to advance its development of cutting-edge orthopaedic sensors and data analytics.
Strathclyde programme offering training and education for young people on the autistic spectrum or with learning disabilities
Science-based solutions for businesses – led by Strathclyde students
The Age-Friendly Academy: a ‘5-95’ university in an age-friendly city
A ‘5-95’ university in an age-friendly city.
Confucius Institute opens in refurbished Ramshorn Church
Ramshorn Church has reopened as the home of Scotland’s National Centre for Languages and the Confucius Institute for Scotland’s Schools.
The role of Smart Local Energy Systems in delivering a net zero energy system
BLOG: Dr Rebecca Ford, Director of the Energy Rev programme reveals there's no simple answer on whether the systems will be more effective in delivering UK climate commitments
Profile: Professor Harald Haas, Director of the LiFI Research and Development Centre
Professor Harald Haas is Director of the LiFi Research and Development Centre which recently relocated from the University of Edinburgh to Strathclyde.