Robot arm in factory background

National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

Strathclyde announced as anchor university for £65 million institute.

Geraldine Boylan (left) and Caroline Brown

Silver Sustainability Studies

25th anniversary of Strathclyde’s MSc in Sustainability & Environmental Studies

Carbon Zerow, US & GB team, at the start line of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge. Left to right: Brian Kerr, James Lamb, Philip Van Benthem and Kyle Smith. CREDIT BEN DUFFY

PhD student in bid to row the Atlantic

Kyle Smith and team-mates taking part in the 3,000 mile ocean-rowing Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge.

Mumbai skyline at dusk

Future Cities link up with India

Strathclyde joins forces with two of India's leading institutions in Mumbai and Delhi.

Woman's hand on computer mouse

A search for innovative ways to deal with self-harm

Project seeks ways for young people to gain access to care, advice and services, to complement face-to-face support

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Our scientists study blood flow in diabetes

Study investigates the relationship between blood flow and an inner layer of cells.

Researchers play role in anti-bullying campaign

Study contributes to national campaign to tackle bullying of people with learning disabilities

Pupils from St Mungo's Primary plant trees with help from Glasgow Lord Provost Eva Bolander, Hugh Thomson of Vital Energi and Roddy Yarr from the University of Strathclyde.

Pupils’ tree-planting efforts will bear fruit

St Mungo’s Primary helps renew Rottenrow Gardens following CHP engineering works

Business school

Scottish Chambers of Commerce moves in to Strathclyde

Relocation is boost for Glasgow's Innovation District.

Professor John Curtice is presented with the Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award at the Times Higher Education Awards in London.

Lifetime achievement award for Professor John Curtice

Professor receives Lord Dearing Lifetime Achievement Award from the Times Higher Education

House of Parliament viewed from the River Thames

From lab bench to backbench

Dr Paul Hoskisson to visit Westminster as part of Royal Society pairing scheme.

Typewriter with text beginning a story with: "Once upon a time".

Storytelling explored in literary event

Exploring the different experiences of reading a story, hearing it and watching it on screen.

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon gives the 2017 Kilbrandon Lecture.

First Minister gives lecture at Strathclyde

Nicola Sturgeon gives Kilbrandon Lecture, on chidren's services and the rights of children.

Dr Christopher Lowe and Dr Steven Owens mountain biking in the French Alps

Copernicus prize for bike app that uses earth imaging data

Innovative route-planning tool scoops Strathclyde academics Copernicus Masters University Challenge prize

Joe Gibson (second left) with his Telegraph STEM Award trophies, alongside Babcock CEO and Strathclyde alumnus Archie Bethel, BBC Breakfast presenter Steph McGovern and Daily Telegraph Industry Editor Alan Tovey. Photo by Joshua Tucker.

From Space School to STEM

Engineering student Joe Gibson won a UK-wide competition earlier this year for an innovative research project. But his links to Strathclyde go back to when he was at school

Grand Challenges Explorations grant for Strathclyde

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative to fund premature and at-risk baby monitoring project.


Strathclyde Public Health Professor reviews health targets

Professor Sir Harry Burns conducts review for the improvement of health and social care quality

Carol Murray, Faculty Director of Building, Engineering and Energy at City of Glasgow College, and Dr Andrew McLaren, Director of the Strathclyde-led Engineering Academy, with the SQA Star Awards.

Engineering Academy wins SQA Star Award

Innovative route into university and employment named Scotland's top education partnership.

Group of students

Strathclyde exceeds widening access targets – two years early

We've gone beyond our targets for recruiting students from traditionally low-participation groups

Reaxys PhD Prize Winners 2017

Strathclyde student wins international chemistry prize

Joshua Barham is a winner of the Reaxys PhD Prize, awarded to outstanding young Chemistry researchers

Academics seek more support for young Eastern Europeans in UK

Survey of more than 1000 young people from Central and Eastern Europe living in the UK

Beit Scholars Madalitso Chikumbanje (left) and Kim White

Strathclyde’s first Beit scholars graduate

Strathclyde’s first Beit scholars graduate

Honorary degrees for distinguished trio

Accolades for charity leader, business leader and senior library manager

Waves approaching the shoreline. Credit: Mario Guti

Wave energy needs coherent strategy to succeed

Funding, coherent strategy and collaboration required for wave power to deliver energy for UK.

Woman drinking a bottle of water

Biology, data science and social justice linked in new PhDs

Four PhDs on offer through Strathclyde’s Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Social Transformation for Wellbeing

Light shone in the brain to alter brainwaves

Could enhancing brain activity help to prevent Alzheimer’s?

Research investigating new ways in which build-up of a protein toxic to brain cells could be halted

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald elected next president of CESAER

Sir Jim will assume the presidency of CESAER on 1 January 2018.

Professor Karen Faulds

Strathclyde Chemistry Professor named in international power list

Professor Karen Faulds named in list compiled by Analytical Scientist magazine

Toy robots lined up. Credit: Martin Poole

University students battle for place in Robot Wars TV show

A pair of engineering students will test their mettle as they compete for a place on TV show Robot Wars.

Students and alumni celebrate 10 years of the Santander Universities programme.

Strathclyde and Santander celebrate 10 years of universities programme

Santander Universities UK programme now works with 83 institutions across the country.

Cataclysmic collision. Image by NSF/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A Simonnet

Crashing neutron stars unlock secrets of the Universe

Strathclyde scientists part of international team which has detected a collision between two dead stars -130 million years ago

Earth and Space

School pupils prepare for NASA trip

Ten lucky school pupils will be travelling to Houston, Texas as part of the Scottish Space School initiative.

Professor Rebecca Lunn

Professor Rebecca Lunn awarded Royal Academy of Engineering Professorship

Five-year post will see Professor Lunn working on a project that aims to use bacteria to solidify soil.

Students on the Graduate Level Apprenticeship programme in Engineering, Design and Manufacture.

Graduate Level Apprenticeships programme launched

Innovative programme lets engineering apprentices study for a degree through work-based and online learning.

Dr Brian Patton is presented with the Tom Gibson Memorial Medal by Tom's son Walter Gibson; Professor David Galloway, President of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow; and Professor David Littlejohn, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science.

Physics researcher wins Tom Gibson Memorial Award

Strathclyde's Dr Brian Patton picks up prestigious award for work on diamond sensors.