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New funding for Arts & Humanities research in Scotland

The next generation of professionals working in the Arts and Humanities in Scotland are to benefit from new funding.

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Strathclyde shares in £1 billion funding for innovation

Funding boost to help create the technologies of tomorrow.

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Funding secured for new advanced engineering facility

Advanced Forming Research Centre secures £16.5 million for major new venture.

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Strathclyde to lead science and engineering equality programme

Project to address challenges faced by female and LGBT staff in science and engineering.

Five Strathclyders join RSE Young Academy of Scotland

Appointments to Royal Society of Edinburgh’s forum for talented emerging academics and professionals

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Crime and punishment: prisons in post-Soviet Russia and Kazakhstan

Study of changing nature of prisons and punishment since the USSR ceased to exist.

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Imaging technology could bring more targeted Earth observation

Device could be installed in nanosatellites and used to monitor climate change, observe the activity of oceans, detect forest fires or track shipping traffic.

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Strathclyde lends expertise to new research hub

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has appointed Strathclyde to its £3.1million research Hub.

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Students win 25 Carnegie Vacation Scholarships

Carnegie Trust Vacation Scholarships allow undergraduates to work on summer research projects.

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Vaccination scheme worth the money, study finds

Plans to vaccinate babies in India against pneumococcus could prevent 35,000 under-five pneumonia deaths.

Professor Sir John Curtice following his investiture at the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Photo by Press Association.

Professor Sir John Curtice receives knighthood from Queen

Politics Professor’s investiture at Palace of Holyroodhouse

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Minorities and immigrants ‘twice as entrepreneurial as white Britons’

Latest report from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)

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West Lothian schools project seeks volunteers aged 60 to 85

Project exploring how older people can help primary school pupils in their attainment – while gaining positive benefits for themselves.

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What does the NHS need to do to face the future?

Professor Matt Smith considers the way forward, in the light of the ‘Five Giant Evils’ it was founded to tackle.

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Strathclyde named Higher Educational Institution of the Year

The University has won the top award – as well as three other categories – in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2018.

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Infectious disease researcher named Alumnus of the Year

Award to Professor Mario Stevenson, one of the world’s leading researchers on HIV and AIDS

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Scholarship for Strathclyde PhD Chemistry student

Emma Grant receives scholarship from from the SCI Scholars Fund

Tailor-made crystals of Paracetamol for better performance in patients.

Accelerating the delivery of new drugs to patients

Grant worth £1.9 million for project with Glasgow School of Art

Sarah Jardine with Professor Gian-Luca Oppo. Photo by Guy Hinks.

Company director named Alumna of the Year

Award made to Sarah Jardine, Senior Director of Manufacturing with Optos plc

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Strathclyde establishes foundation with leading Dutch university

Partnership between Strathclyde’s European Policies Research Centre (EPRC) and the Faculty of Architecture & the Built Environment at Delft University of Technology

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Researchers seek views on technology support for care givers

Care givers asked how technologies help them support family members

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Scientists to study micro-plastics across the polar ice cap

A Strathclyde PhD student is part of a team that will examine the extent of micro-plastic pollution in the Arctic.

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Cautious optimism for growth in 2018/19 say economists

Scottish economic growth is set to recover this year but remain below trend, according to the Fraser of Allander Institute.

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International award for Strathclyde Computer Science Professor

Emeritus Professor Andrew McGettrick to be the first UK-based winner.

Launch of the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre, 15 June 2018

Strathclyde in Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

£56 million centre to revolutionise delivery of treatments

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Ethnic minority enterprise needs more support to succeed, report finds

Report call for more engagement and support for ethnic minority entrepreneurs in Scotland.

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100 pupils ready for lift-off with Scottish Space School

The Scottish Space School will blast off again for aspiring engineers and scientists from schools across the country.

One of the 203 graduates from the Children's University in 2018.

Glasgow Children’s University celebrates 203 new graduates

More than 200 young people graduated from Glasgow Children’s University at a ceremony on 5 June.

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Scholarship in memory of Strathclyde graduate Eilidh

Scholarship for promising students in memory of Eilidh McHugh, who died in 2017 at the age of 22

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Learn how to qualify as a teacher at Strathclyde

Open evening on Professional Graduate Diploma in Education

Reece Walker, 14, and Ismail Sahi, 13, from Abercorn High School, Cowcaddens, Glasgow enjoy an experiment at the Salters Science Festival event at the University of Strathclyde.

School pupils enjoy hands-on science events

Strathclyde welcomed school pupils with additional support needs to two one-day science events recently.

Carol Monaghan receives the Advocate of Optics Recognition from Professor Ian Walmsley, President of The Optical Society. Photo The Optical Society.

MP and Strathclyde alumna honoured for promotion of photonics

Carol Monaghan receives Advocate of Optics recognition from The Optical Society

The NMR facility at Strathclyde

Magnetic research technique attracts £1.4 million funding

Strathclyde is a partner in a Scotland-wide centre studying materials and molecular structures - and their applications in health care and environmental science

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Strathclyde seeks students’ views

Views sought on how University and Strath Union can enhance the Strathclyde experience.

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Licensing Agreement for HINS light technology

Strathclyde has signed a deal for its High Intensity Narrow Spectrum (HINS) lighting technology with US-firm Hubbell Lighting.