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Strathclyde quantum technology partnership secures £4.6 million

Funding to back commercial collaboration with M Squared

A floating wind turbine

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.

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

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).

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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

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

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.

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

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.

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Inverclyde pupils compete in outreach day to mark James Watt anniversary

Event to celebrate his legacy and inspire the next generation of engineers.

Finance Minister Derek Mackay with local schoolchildren in hi-vis vests with spades

Work starts on Scotland’s advanced manufacturing innovation district

Strathclyde welcomes start of work on new manufacturing district in Renfrewshire.

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Collaboration to develop sensing technology to help reduce use of antibiotics in farming

Project to improve accuracy of testing platform to detect infections in livestock

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AFRC makes move into space industry

Collaboration with Airbus and TWI aims to bring fuel tank manufacturing jobs back to the UK

Professor Sir Jim McDonald, Principal & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Strathclyde, with Professor Reimund Neugebauer, President of the Fraunhofer Society

Fraunhofer president honoured with Strathclyde Medal

President of leading research organisation Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft honoured by Strathclyde.

Offshore windfarm

Research collaboration shortlisted for energy and environment award

Renewables research programme which brings together academia and industry shortlisted for award

RSS James Clark Ross. Image by British Antarctic Survey

Strathclyde mathematician joins Arctic climate change venture

Expedition explores the activity of some of the smallest links in the food chain

Illustration, based on simulations, of the Trojan horse technique for the production of high-energy electron beams. Image by Thomas Heinemann/University of Strathclyde

Atomic ‘Trojan horse’ for a new generation of X-ray lasers

Intense electron beam that could be used in the X-ray lasers of the future

New route into Initial Teacher Education in Technical and Home Economics

Students will join BSc course at Strathclyde in the third year

Does fidgeting help to burn calories?

Study finds children could use up energy amounting to nearly 3kg body weight a year by fidgeting

Arbroath Abbey

Tracing the Declaration of Arbroath’s family lines

Strathclyde genealogists seeking descendants of historic document's signatories, ahead of its 700th anniversary

Artificial tongue could nip counterfeit whisky in the bud

Device can taste subtle differences between drams of whisky, and could help cut down on the counterfeit alcohol trade

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

Pioneering emergency eye care trial results in quicker treatment times

Trial virtual emergency consultations remove need for follow up appointments in half of cases

View of John Anderson Campus from the north

Independent inquiry launched

Queen’s Counsel to lead an inquiry into handling of past complaints of sexual misconduct against a former staff member.

Students looking through glasses at space debri

Women in Engineering partnership up for top award

Team shortlisted for prestigious award

Left to right: Christine Robertson, Carers Scotland; Sue McLintock, Manager, Carer Positive Awards, Carers Scotland; Shona Robertson, HR Adviser; Inge Fik, Admin Assistant, School of Education and Chair of Strathclyde Carers Group; Verity Watson, HR Manager, University of Strathclyde.

Strathclyde is first University to gain Carer Positive ‘Exemplary’ status

Carers Scotland award recognises support of staff who are also carers

Strathclyde double in pharmacy medals

Royal Pharmaceutial Society makes awards to current Professor Yvonne Perrie and former Professor Sandy Florence

Student Rachel Tang holding her STEMship WIE award

Student selected for new programme to support female engineers

Rachel Tang one of 30 female students chosen for new initiative