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World leading maritime safety expert elected as Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow

Professor Dracos Vassalos elected as a Fellow of the elite Academy

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Unique partnership breathes new life into wind turbines green after-market

Wind turbines are being given a new lease of life

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Strathclyde GA student named Scottish Apprentice of the Year

Jordan Fairlamb awarded title at Scottish Apprenticeship Awards

Scottish Research Partnership in Engineering conference celebrates alliance of universities and industry

Inaugural SRPe conference at Strathclyde

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Graduate Apprentice David scoops prestigious national award

David named Graduate Apprentice Rising Star

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Strathclyde awards honorary degrees to distinguished quartet

Degrees for leading figures in public health, physics, engineering and computer science

Dr Christine Jones, accompanied by representatives of Stand Up For Siblings, with the Herald Society Partnership Award. Photo by Newsquest.

Strathclyde-led child advocacy partnership wins in Society Awards

Stand Up For Siblings wins in the Partnership category of the Herald Society Awards

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New assessment could identify risks of frailty

Signs of frailty, and the risks it brings, could be identified in young and old people alike

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Strathclyde increases scholarship support for Asylum Seekers

Ten new asylum seeker scholarships awarded to students taking undergraduate and postgraduate courses this year.

Lewis Print (centre) with Kanthal Executive Vice-President Nicklas Nilsson (left) and Helen Seaton, Kanthal Development Manager based in Perth. Photo by bildN.

Strathclyde student is first winner of international award

Chemistry student Lewis Print receives Kanthal Student Award for his industrial heating research

Offshore wind turbines behind large waves.

Renewable energy collaboration helps deliver multi-million pounds savings

Research brings together academia and industry to address renewable energy challenges

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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.

Strathclyde Professor chairs national human rights taskforce

Alan Miller, Professor of Practice with Strathclyde Law School, jointly heads National Task Force on Human Rights.

Two Strathclyde Professors on international Chemistry Power List

Duncan Graham and Karen Faulds named in 2019 Power List, compiled by Analytical Scientist magazine

Remain and Leave “content with disrupted constitution”

Survey finds voters on both sides of the Brexit debate are consent to see conventions broken to secure their preferred outcome

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Scientists developing test to detect antibiotic resistance in less than 45 minutes

Low cost rapid test to show susceptibility of bacteria to antibiotics being developed

Left to right: Professor David Birch (HORIBA and University of Strathclyde); Richard Hirsch (HORIBA); Dr Graham Hungerford (HORIBA), Dr David McLoskey (HORIBA) and Dr James McKenzie (Vice-President Business, Institute of Physics). Photo by Institute of Physics.

Award for long-established Strathclyde spinout company

HORIBA Jobin Yvon IBH Ltd, founded in 1977 as IBH, receives Business Innovation Award from the Institute of Physics

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Strathclyde quantum technology partnership secures £4.6 million

Funding to back commercial collaboration with M Squared

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“Prevention better than cure” to keep young people out of cybercrime

Study finds that highly-targeted messaging campaigns from law enforcement can be effective at dissuading young gamers from getting involved in cybercrime

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Floating windfarms can tap offshore energy, report says

Additional government support is needed to ensure the UK remains a global leader in the deployment of floating offshore wind.

Blood test could help to accelerate brain cancer diagnosis

Technology uses infrared light to produce a "bio-signature" of a blood sample and applies artificial intelligence to check for the signs of cancer.

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice-Chancellor, University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde Principal elected Royal Academy of Engineering President

The University of Strathclyde’s Principal has been elected President of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng).

Dr Mario Giardini & Dr Iain Livingstone with a slit lamp used in virtual

Strathclyde and NHS technology helps deliver 5G 4K tele-examination of an eye

System pioneered by the University of Strathclyde and NHS Forth Valley

Strathclyde's PGDE team receive the Excellence in Professional Learning Award. Left to right: GTCS Chief Executive and Registrar, Ken Muir; Teaching Fellows June Pisaneschi and Kandi Higgins; Clare Adamson MSP, Convener of the Scottish Parliament's Education and Skills Committee; Teaching Fellows John Millar and Wilma Eaton; Course Director Catherine Whitley; Teaching Fellows Lesley Waddell and Evelyn Hart; Placement Officer Norrie McKay; Deputy Course Director Clare McAlister; Teaching Fellow John Winter; awards ceremony host Dougie Vipond. Photo GTCS.

Award first for Strathclyde teacher education course

First University to receive General Teaching Council for Scotland's Excellence in Professional Learning Award

Professor in white coat at hospital crib of a baby

Research into skin collection of blood chemistry from babies seeks to replace invasive blood sampling

Scientists researching system to measure blood chemistry levels in premature and sick babies

Strathclyde named Sunday Times Good University Guide Scottish University of the Year 2020

University named Scottish University of the Year

Strathclyde researchers win award for first-time mothers study

Computer and Information Sciences team receives award from the Association for Information Science & Technology

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Strathclyde researcher awarded Future Leaders Fellowship

Future Leaders Fellowship funds pioneering research into power outages

Richard Lochhead, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, holding one of the DHI’s innovations: a camera pill which is a potential new service for delivering video capsule endoscopy.

£10m investment for digital health innovation

The Scottish Funding Council (SFC), Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate is investing up to £10 million in Scotland’s Digital Health and Care Institute.

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Strathclyde involved in project which creates artificial limb sockets from recycled plastic bottles

The initiative has produced the first-of-its-kind prosthetic limb sockets

Strathclyde researchers shape new physical activity guidelines

Guidance issued by the Chief Medical Officers of the four UK Health Departments

New opportunities for adult learners at Strathclyde

Places alongside undergraduate students students in English Literature and Social Policy

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Strathclyde shortlisted for UK University of the Year Award

The University of Strathclyde has been shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education UK University of the Year Award.

Launch of super conductivity laboratory

State of the art applied superconductivity laboratory is opened

New facility to help advance technologies for energy and transportation power systems.

Finance Secretary Derek Mackay with M Squared CEO Graeme Malcolm.

University to host new quantum research centre

M Squared, one of the world’s leading photonics and quantum technology companies, has opened a new quantum research facility in Glasgow.