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Six Strathclyde nominations in entrepreneurial competition

Shortlistings for Converge KickStart Challenge

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Researcher awarded prestigious grant to advance national security

Fellowship to help advance the future of UK intelligence

Dr Julian Braybrook, Joe Fitzpatrick MSP and Professor Sir Jim McDonald

New advanced measurement centre opened in Glasgow

A new centre of excellence that will support innovation in the medicine, food and drink, and high-value manufacturing sectors has opened in Glasgow.

All age groups ‘at high risk’ of drop in children’s physical activity

Emphasis on particular groups hinders efforts to address the problem of declining physical activity in children.

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

Beams to transform photon science with €2 million ERC funding

Project aiming to develop next-generation plasma-based electron beam sources for photon science and high-energy physics.

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Detail from front cover of When People Die: Stories From Young People. Artwork by Mark Brown

Comic supports young people in dealing with bereavement

Teenagers from across Scotland shared their experiences to help produce When People Die: Stories From Young People

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Trio of Strathclyde-supported businesses win Scottish EDGE funding

Firms successful in latest round of funding

Strathclyde staff and Glasgow Warriors players standing outside Strathclyde Sport

Partnership with Glasgow Warriors extended until 2022

Strathclyde teams up with Glasgow Warriors for another three years

Professor Kirstie Blair with her Research Book of the Year award and her book, Working Verse In Victorian Scotland: Poetry, Press, Community. Photo by Graham Clark

Strathclyde Professor wins in Saltire Literary Awards

Professor Kirstie Blair receives Book of the Year and Research Book of the Year awards

Times Higher Education Awards 2019 trophies lined up with University of Strathclyde etched on University of the Year trophy

Strathclyde crowned Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019

Strathclyde has won the coveted title of Times Higher Education University of the Year – the first University to win the award twice.

Strathclyde students Callum Taylor, Emma Tate and Steven Nolan with Kembujeh with local people in Kembujeh.

Strathclyde scoops Green Gown Award for Student Engagement programme

Award in Student Engagement for initiative where staff and students work together

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Strathclyde part of ‘Fearless Glasgow’ to tackle gender-based violence

Partnership to raise awareness of sexual violence

Solar panels

Strathclyde wins Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education

Prestigious award recognises world-class excellence and achievement at academic institutions.

Syrian refugees with humanitarian worker. Photo copyright UNICEF (UN043078) / Rich

Strathclyde child care online courses clock up 100,000 enrollers

MIlestone for courses co-delivered by Strathclyde-based Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection

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The Fraser of Allander Institute awarded grant to examine changing patterns of working hours

The FAI and Scottish Centre for Employment Research awarded funding

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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

Wind turbine

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

Wind turbines are being given a new lease of life

Student holding two awards

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

David William Mackenzie

Graduate Apprentice David scoops prestigious national award

David named Graduate Apprentice Rising Star

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

Dr Nicholas Rattray

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

Scientist sitting at computer holding up a sensor

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

Quantum computer. Image by Getty Images

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.