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.

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Fish stocks could collapse if UK-EU talks break down

Maths study of possible negotiations outcomes

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Formal agreement deepens collaboration between Strathclyde and Spirit AeroSystems

Letter of cooperation signed at Spirit’s Prestwick site

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Professor awarded prestigious Spirit AeroSystems / Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair

Chair to develop pioneering work in non-destructive testing


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Aerial view of Glasgow city centre and River Clyde

Gray, Glass and Glasgow

Dr Rodge Glass speaks about his work with renowned Glasgow author and artist Alasdair Gray

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.

Electric cars

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.

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Planning permission granted for construction of National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

New facility is set to transform manufacturing in Scotland.

David Smith, National Opportunities Director at Scottish Enterprise, Fiona Hyslop, Economy Secretary, Sir Martin Donnelly, President of Boeing Europe, Adrian Gillespie,Chief Commercial Officer at Strathclyde, Iain Nicolson, Leader of Renfrewshire Council, Keith Ridgway, Executive Chair of Advanced Forming Research Centre

Boeing touches down in Scotland with new strategic alliance

Boeing and Scottish Enterprise have signed a new strategic agreement, called the Boeing Scotland Alliance.

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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.

Left to right: Lianne Williams, Head of Performance with ENABLE Works; Heather Stenhouse, Assistant Faculty Manager of Strathclyde Business School and Strategic Lead for Breaking Barriers; Dr Konstantinos Tomazos, Senior Lecturer in Strathclyde’s Department of Work, Employment and Organisation and Academic Lead for Breaking Barriers; Sally Cameron, ScottishPower.

Strathclyde widening access programme wins national award

Breaking Barriers named winner in the Spotlight category of the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

Arbroath Abbey

Genealogy project identifies family’s genetic group

Thirty people identified as descendants of ancient Scottish family

Exterior of Strathclyde Business School.

Launch of initiative at Strathclyde Business School to tackle UK productivity puzzle

University to host a multi-disciplinary hub to research how best to boost productivity

CMAC appoints new Industry Director

Massimo Bresciani takes up post with Strathclyde-led pharmaceutical consortium

LIGO input optics. Image by  LIGO Laboratory

Strathclyde helps train Indian scientists to expand Global Gravitational Wave Network

Scientists trained to build specialist instrument to enhance detection of gravitational waves

A lab with robotic equipment

State-of-the-art robotic sensing hub to launch this autumn

Work underway on £2.5 million cutting edge Robotically-Enabled Sensing (RES) hub

Building and city scape

Pioneering 5G ‘New Thinking’ project wins £5 million government funding

Innovative project in which Strathclyde is a principal partner

HRH The Prince of Wales presents Professor Sir Jim McDonald with the Queen's Anniversary Prize.

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).

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Prestigious Wood scholarship awarded to engineering 'star of the future'

Female engineering student awarded a sought after scholarship

New design could produce accelerators for hospitals and factories

Design for ultra-compact, powerful particle accelerators for medicine, science, and industry

Twin-engined passenger jet flying in the sky

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

‘Be Brave for our Rights’ shield by Tammy Henderson, supported by The Children’s Parliament. Cover image for the Respecting Rights? report.

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.

Technology & Innovation Centre building from ground

Scotland first in UK to gain Fintech Cluster Excellence Award

Cluster which includes Strathclyde recognised as centre of excellence.

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Young Weir Wise outreach engineering programme

Female S2 pupils welcomed to the Faculty of Engineering for ‘Discovering Engineering' programme

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.

Ivan McKee, MInister for Trade, Investment and Innovation and Roman Bensen, CEO of EnMovi, demonstrate EnMovi technology on fitness instructor Jonathan Idun.

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.

Gravitational waves

Global Gravitational Wave Network Detects Another Neutron Star Collision

Scientists detect gravitational ripples from collision for only second time

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

PhD student heads to global final after winning UK engineering title

Callum bound for UAE for Speak Out for Engineering challenge

Woman's hand on computer mouse

Be yourself on social media, report recommends

Report produced from conference organised by Strathclyde and the Mental Health Foundation Scotland

Six Strathclyde nominations in entrepreneurial competition

Shortlistings for Converge KickStart Challenge