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Professor Karen Faulds

Strathclyde Chemistry Professor named in international power list

Professor Karen Faulds named in list compiled by Analytical Scientist magazine

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.

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Aerial view of Glasgow city centre and River Clyde

Vacant land could be used to reduce fuel poverty

Ground-source heating could warm all social housing in Glasgow, study finds

The victorious Strathclyde University Challenge team with host Jeremy Paxman (centre). Left to right: Ian Brown; James Flannigan; Alasdair Logan; Paul Dijkman.

Strathclyde triumphs on University Challenge

Student team wins 145-125 on BBC Two quiz show

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.

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Plans for enabling technologies sector unveiled

Blueprint for doubling the enabling technologies sector in Scotland’s Central Belt

A pile of pound coins

Debate needed on sustainability of Scotland’s budget

New analysis reveals squeeze on non-health spending of almost 20%.

The new Strathclyde Business School Building

Students to hold Glasgow Business Summit

Impressive line-up of speakers to talk about Digital and Ethical Leaders of the 21st Century

Entrepreneurial founders

Entrepreneurial founders join Strathclyde

World-class entrepreneurs to support students and academic faculty.

Sir Tom Hunter

Sir Tom Hunter delivers life lecture

Entrepreneur returns to alma mater to share insights.

Our Confucius Institute confirmed as world leader

Scotland-wide centre for the teaching of Chinese language and culture appointed as a Model Institute

Artist's impression of the new Learning & Teaching Hub

Strathclyde announces £60m learning and teaching hub

Facility represents University’s biggest single building project to date

Global Game Changers

Three wins for Strathclyde in awards celebrating innovation

Adrian Gillespie

Strathclyde appoints Chief Commercial Officer

Adrian Gillespie joins the University's Senior Management Team

Professor David Hillier (centre) with award presenter Simon Driscoll and Inspiring City Awards ceremony host Jennifer Reoch.

Award for Strathclyde Business School Dean

Professor David Hillier honoured at Inspiring City Awards

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Strathclyde graduates scoop Sports Innovation Prize

Winners scoop £4,000, in-kind support from the competition partners and one year of free business incubation.

A pile of pound coins

Deloitte forms partnership with Fraser of Allander

Partnership with business advisory firm to provide businesses with enhanced insights into the Scottish economy

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Atomic ledger breakthrough for blockchain

Blockchain, the financial technology which promises to revolutionise business, has made another advance.

Deputy First Minister John Swinney addresses new trainee teachers at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Deputy First Minister welcomes new trainee teachers

John Swinney addressed the new trainee teachers at the University of Strathclyde.

Students from the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta visit Strathclyde Business School

Indian management students enjoy Scottish experience

Students visit industry partners during two-week international immersion programme

HRH Prince Philip with Merlin Kafka

Engineering graduate wins Prince Philip Prize

Strathclyde graduate wins Incorporation of Hammermen of Glasgow’s Prince Philip Prize in 50th anniversary year.

Aeroplane built by Andrew Blain Baird in the Rothesay Drill Hall, August 1910

Scottish aerospace ingenuity celebrated in new lecture series

Baird of Bute Society aims to inspire youth of Scotland.

Strathclyde spinout raises £461,000 in investment round

Investment in 3f bio, which is involved in the sustainable production of food protein

Dr Malcolm Macdonald

Reader appointed to UK Space Agency Steering Board

Malcolm Macdonald to be Non-Executive Member of UK Space Agency until June 2020.

Wind turbine

Strathclyde partners with Ulster in £6 million energy project

Cross-border initiative aims to develop renewable energy storage solutions.

Professor Ashraf Salama

Head of our Architecture Department wins international award

Professor Ashraf Salama to receive prize from the International Union of Architects

Woman's hand on computer mouse

Online course to tackle global violence against women

New MOOC aims to tackle global issue of violence against women.

Parents could hold key to Gaelic’s future

Study finds parents could have major role for language - even if they do not speak it

Wolfson in winter sunshine.

Strathclyde awarded £750,000 grant for Biomedical Engineering

Grant from the Wolfson Foundation for refurbishment of the Wolfson Building

Advanced Forming Research Centre

AFRC forges new path for UK manufacturing

£2.3-million radial forge paves way for new manufacturing techniques

2017 Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute students with Dr John Young

US exchange students experience the Highlands

Ten undergraduates from the US make a journey of discovery as part of the Fulbright-Scotland Summer Institute

Digital health

Discovery Award for team tackling antibiotic resistance

Researchers developing lab-on-a-chip to help doctors identify best drugs to use

Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, Shirley-Anne Somerville speaks to Morad Musleh, a pupil at Whitehill Secondary School about the Accelerate programme he is particpating in.

Higher Education Minister praises Accelerate scheme

Widening access initiative helps students on university journey.

Strathclyde's 2017 Saltire Scholars

Strathclyde leads the way in internship programme

We have the highest number of students on Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Scholar Internship Programme

GDP

Kind-hearted student raises funds for Indian charity

Student Jennifer Pirie raises £1,500 for Indian prosthetics charity MUKTI.

Participants in cohort 1 of Strathclyde Business School's Growth Advantage Programme run in association with Santander

Growth Advantage Programme participants see sales increase

Strathclyde’s Growth Advantage Programme 2017 has opened to applications.

Businesswoman

Surge in female start-ups narrows ‘enterprise gap’

Number of new female entrepreneurs rises faster than men in past decade.

Students competing in the 2017 Iberdrola-Scottish Power Challenge

Smart grids idea scoops Scottish Power-Iberdrola Challenge prize

PhD students named winners of the Scottish Power-Iberdrola Challenge.

Winners of the Converge Challenge Ready Steady Pitch competition.

Early brain tumour diagnosis attracts praise from top business leaders

A Strathclyde research associate has won an academic start-up prize for her research.

Team Rob complete the prototype

Strathclyde team brings young engineer's invention to life

A budding engineer has seen her rotating bench concept come to life with the help of Strathclyde.

View of the University of Strathclyde's James Weir building looking across Rottenrow Gardens

Strathclyde appoints new University Secretary

Dr Veena O’Halloran to take up post of University Secretary and Compliance Officer.

Shirley-Anne Somerville, Minister for Further Education, Higher Education and Science, meets Strathclyde students Kieran Shellon and Rosanna Moore, both of whom came to the University through Widening Access programmes

Minister hears of Widening Access progress at Strathclyde

Students with experience of the care system have met Scottish Government Minister Shirley-Anne Somerville at the University of Strathclyde, as she heard of the University’s progress in widening access to higher education.

Wheels of fortune

We’re proud of Rachael Halifax, from our Faculty of Engineering, winning a national award for her voluntary activities in getting people cycling. She spoke to us about the work that earned her the honour.

Students on campus in Rottenrow Gardens

We have more scholarships for asylum seekers

A new partnership with The Carnegie Trust means more scholarships are available for asylum seekers

a female researcher injects a sample from a device into a small container

We mark 50 years of Forensic Science

Staff and students celebrate UK’s longest established forensic science postgraduate degree.

GDP

We welcome international political economy expert

Commentator on global economies calls for a rethink on the way countries measure prosperity.

Teacher with children

UN Guidelines for Alternative Care course launched

Strathclyde develops online course sharing UN guidelines for care of children

Strathclyde shortlisted for three UK awards

We are in the running for three Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

Graphs and charts

Latest gross domestic product data is ‘deeply disappointing’

Professor Graeme Roy, Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute, comments.

Rottenrow Gardens, University of Strathclyde, in the sunshine

A message from the Principal to all staff and students

A message from our Principal following the triggering of Article 50

David Hillier receive Director of the Year Award

Strathclyde Dean scoops top honours at Institute of Director Scottish Awards

Professor David Hillier recognised at Institute of Directors Awards

Mosquito on a green background

Academics join fight to combat deadly tropical disease

Strathclyde mathematicians are modelling the impact of device that could reduce dengue fever.

science molecules

Professor Iain Hunter co-chairs new government science strategy

Strathclyde scientist to shape Scotland’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths strategy.

Stack of pound coins

Strathclyde Director joins Scottish Fiscal Commission Board

David Wilson has been appointed as a Member of the Scottish Fiscal Commission.

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Political uncertainty could slow Scottish economic recovery

Report finds Scotland’s economy continues growth but remains ‘fragile’.

Two science students looking at canonical flask

GlaxoSmithKline in £2.5m partnership agreement

Our highly successful partnership with GlaxoSmithKline has been extended significantly.

A person painting at the Centre for Lifelong Learning

Strathclyde tutor is Sky Arts’ Portrait Artist of the Year

A Strathclyde tutor has won a prestigious arts award

Physical activity “may tail off by age seven in boys and girls”

Findings question orthodoxy that decline only happens among teens and is gender specific

earth from space, with satellite

Glasgow’s space sector blasts off with UK Space Agency support

Glasgow's burgeoning space sector is set for a cash injection from the UK Space Agency

Stack of pound coins

Budget 2017: a boring budget?

What did the Fraser of Allander Institute make of this year's spring budget?

Health worker using a tablet computer with digital icons

Leading Digital Health research team joins Strathclyde

A UK-leading Digital Health research group joins Strathclyde to accelerate the development of new technologies.