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Sir Billy Connolly receives honorary degree from  Strathclyde

Sir Billy Connolly receives honorary degree from Strathclyde

Internationally renowned Glaswegian comedian is honoured by the University

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Strathclyde Alumna named among Top 50 Women in Engineering 2017

Susan McDonald, 2010 Electrical and Mechanical Engineering graduate lauded.

Leanne Nimmo, Catriona McGeechan, Laura Halliday, Rachel Houston, and Amanda Onaga.

Students win Engineers without Borders design challenge

Students will travel to Mexico to take part in a sustainable development training course.

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Sir Billy Connolly: our new Honorary Doctor

We’re delighted to welcome Sir Billy Connolly to the Strathclyde community.

Nicola Sturgeon with students on a visit to Strathclyde's Advanced Forming Research Centre in Inchinnan.

Strathclyde to oversee new £8.9m Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

Strathclyde to run new £8.9m Lightweight Manufacturing Centre.

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Raw coffee beans in palm of a hand.

Fairtrade status for Strathclyde

University officially recognised for its commitment to Fairtrade

Professor Rebecca Lunn smiling at the camera in the James Weir Building

Strathclyde Engineering Professor appointed MBE

An Engineering Professor at the University of Strathclyde has been appointed an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Mural of Sir Billy Connolly in Glasgow city centre

Big Yin heads list of honorary graduands from Strathclyde

Sir Billy Connolly to be made an honorary Doctor of the University

Members of the Glasgow Children's University class of 2017

Glasgow Children’s University celebrates 128 new graduates

Children graduate in special ceremony at Strathclyde's Barony Hall

Portrait of Graham Norton by Gareth Reid

Award-winning artist event in adult learners programme

An audience with our award-winning art tutor in the Centre for Lifelong learning's new summer programme.

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Partnership to help SMEs transform UK power systems

Strathclyde signs agreement to support transformation of UK energy system.

NASA astronauts William McArthur (an honorary graduate of Strathclyde) and Bob Cenkar at the Scottish Space School

NASA astronauts return to Strathclyde’s Space School

Pupils join NASA astronauts at Scottish Space School.

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Closing the gender gap in STEM subjects

Strathclyde hosts event promoting science, technology, engineering and maths to school girls

Melanin-like material created by researchers at Strathclyde and City University of New York

Scientists develop molecular code for melanin-like materials

Scientists develop materials with melanin-like properties

Exhibition of Images of Research 2017 at ENGAGE

University’s Images of Research go on tour of Scotland

Images of Research exhibition goes on tour

Architecture students' End of Year Show

Strathclyde Architecture students in End of Year Show

Our Architecture students display the range and quality of their work.

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.

Professor Dimitris Drikakis (left), Executive Dean of the University of Strathclyde’s Faculty of Engineering, and Paul Feely, Engineering Director at BAE Systems Naval Ships, sign the strategic framework agreement between the University and the company

Strathclyde signs strategic agreement with BAE Systems

Partnership with aerospace company to strengthen long-term relationship in research, education and consultancy

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.

From air to sea: Strathclyde-led group wins international safety award

We have won a major international marine award for enhancing safety at sea.

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.

Italian PhD student Anna standing in a lab in Biomedical Engineering

Three departments gain equality awards

Athena SWAN awards for two Engineering departments and Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

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Business School launches taster MBA online course

Sample our Master of Business Administration degree in new online course.

The Vulcan (TAW) laser target area at the Central Laser Facility, with the Raman amplification setup

We develop world’s highest gain high-power laser amplifier

The world’s highest gain high power laser amplifier has been developed.

Business school with red frontage.

Business School scoops top honour for entrepreneurship

Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship recognised for outstanding commitment to business innovation

Our scientists have won prestigious chemistry prizes

Professor Eva Hevia and Dr Matthew Baker recognised by Royal Society of Chemistry

We acquire one of the world’s most powerful lasers

Device is capable of bursts of light equivalent to twenty times all the power consumed on Earth.

Space radiation reproduced in the lab for better, safer missions

Research aimed at making space exploration safer, more reliable and more extensive.

Strathclyde offers studentships with Nanyang Technological University

Scholarships in a range of science and engineering subjects, in partnership with world-leading Singapore university

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Students shortlisted in national STEM Awards

Three Strathclyde students have been shortlisted in the 2017 Telegraph STEM Awards.

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Academics call on schools to let children play

Strathclyde is working with Inspiring Scotland to show the link between exercise and education

Chemistry teaching laboratory.

New integrated course tackles STEM teacher shortage

We pilot a Professional Graduate Diploma in Education with Masters to address recruitment challenges

Strathclyde launches Age-Friendly Academy

New venture promoting the contribution of older people in the workplace, and wider society, launched during Engage with Strathclyde

Brewing up a debate on craft beer

Engage with Strathclyde event exploring the challenges for Scotland’s growing craft beer sector

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

C.diff recurrence ‘takes thousands of hospital beds’

Study finds infection is linked to increased death risks

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.

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We welcome international political economy expert

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

Presentation at Engage with Strathclyde

A week of engaging events at Strathclyde

Engage with Strathclyde, 2-5 May: more than 50 events showcasng research and innovation across our four faculties

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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.

Student in a SIPBS laboratory

Making medicine more effective

Strathclyde joins Scotland’s Cancer Medicines Outcome Programme

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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

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Academics join fight to combat deadly tropical disease

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

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Professor Iain Hunter co-chairs new government science strategy

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

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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

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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

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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.