Saturday, September 18, 2021
robot chemist - Research News Scotland

Robot chemist offers insight into the origins of life

A ROBOTIC ‘evolution machine’ capable of exploring the generational development of chemical mixtures over long periods of time could help cast new light on the origins of life, scientists say.A team of researchers from...
Edinburgh Science Festival - Entertainment News Scotland

Science Festival turns Edinburgh into a science playground this summer

A SCIENCE Festival is currently underway, presenting over 200 digital and in-person events for sci-curious minds of all ages.The Edinburgh Science Festival has the theme of One World: Science Connects Us and Cirrus Logic as...
EU - Scottish News

Roaming charges reintroduced for Brits in the EU.

BRITISH people will now face data roaming charges when visiting the EU after the charges were scrapped 4 years ago.Roaming charges have been reintoduced for British tourists who will be charged £3.50 for each...
coronavirus - Health News Scotland

Coronavirus Test and Protect to prioritise high risk cases

SCOTLAND'S Test and Protect contact tracing staff are to prioritise phone calls to high risk cases to ensure the system delivers maximum benefit as Coronavirus case numbers increase.SMS text messages will now be used...
Landline - Research News Scotland

Landlines could disappear from UK homes by 2067 according to new research

NEW analysis of landline data has revealed home phones will have disappeared from UK households by 2067.Despite many home phone providers reporting a sharp rise in calls during the coronavirus crisis, nearly half of...
Indeglas - Business News Scotland

Should the pandemic bring sustainable improvements to the construction sector?

A SITE Manager at one of the UK’s most technically adept glass interior specialists is convinced that a number of positive outcomes will emerge from the construction sector’s time of trial that has been...
CEO - Research News Scotland

Shortage of lab technicians could have huge impact on UK’s Covid testing

THE CEO of a British technology training firm and tech think tank has warned of a looming crisis facing UK laboratories.Andy Lord the CEO of Credersi has warned that particularly those at the forefront...
Leanne Rae - Health News Scotland

Recruitment partnership leads to over 100 new recruits for firm in Q1 of 2021

A GLASGOW based firm has reported over 100 new recruits joining its ranks in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to a partnership with a recruitment firm.Pastdue Credit Solutions reported 110 new starts...
Student leads group work project - Education News Scotland

Scholarships to get women and people from ethnic minorities into tech

A NEW tech course from a Scottish university will include a scholarship programme for female and ethnic minority applicants.Abertay’s MSc Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) and User Experience (UX) will run this September for the first...

Skyrora launch mission challenge to seek and de-orbit historic Prospero satellite

50 years on, UK rocket company issues call to de-orbit the only British satellite launched by a British rocket; Skyrora “Space Tug” in first test of ability to tackle problem of *170 million pieces...

Energy firm confirms highest trainee recruitment drive in five years

A SCOTTISH energy firm announced its highest trainee recruitment drive on May 14, 2021 since 2016.ScottishPower welcomed COP26 President Alok Sharma to the UK’s largest onshore wind farm on the outskirts of Glasgow. Today’s announcement...

‘UK has to stay ahead of the curve’ in global space race

One of the nation’s biggest rocket companies has urged the UK to continue investing in its space capabilities in order to establish itself as a bona fide space nation.Volodymyr Levykin of Edinburgh-based Skyrora, believes...

Scottish scientists hope to push boundaries of technology following £320,000 research grant

Scottish scientists have received prestigious new research grants that could open up new technologies.The researchers at Aberdeen University will use the cash to push the boundaries of quantum computing and LCD displays.The Engineering and...
Husband reunited with ring - Scottish News

Tourists thrilled as Scots use What3Words to track down lost wedding ring

A COUPLE that visited Scotland on holiday were delighted after kind Scots used the location tracking app What3Words to find their lost wedding ring.Robert Hardy, 52, lost his silver ring on Irvine Beach in...
Keith Davidson, Partner, SEP - Business News Scotland

Scottish equity firm announce $25m investment in technology company

A SCOTTISH equity business has invested $25m (£17,959,125) worth of growth investment in a software firm.Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) have announced their latest investments in Basis Technologies a provider of DevOps and test...
Green chart - Research News Scotland

Glasgow is willing to pay the more than the rest of the UK to...

NOTTINGHAM has the UK’s highest take-up of green tariffs, with nearly half of households on an eco-friendly deal, according to new research.According to the study by, a third of all UK households currently...
Company - Business News Scotland

Aberdeen based renewable energy company appoints a new CEO

A RENEWABLE energy company has appointed a new CEO as the organisation seeks to further develop support to members.David Rodger has been appointed the new CEO of Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the company...
SECC, Glasgow - Business News Scotland

Australian start up decides to locate headquarters in Glasgow

AN INTERNATIONAL start-up firm that utilises artificial intelligence technology to support its customers in their journey to financial freedom has announced plans to locate its headquarters in Glasgow.Approximately 45 new software developer and technical...
A Rolex Explorer which sold for £34,452 - Business News UK

Rolex created after first ever Mount Everest climb fetches over £34,000 at auction

A SPECIAL Rolex has fetched an eye watering £34,452 at auction this year after a bidder managed to get their hands on the luxurious time piece.The watch, a Rolex Explorer was created after the...
windmills - Research News Scotland

A robotics company receives funding to expand research into new sectors

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is moving a step closer following the injection of £2.5 million of further funding.Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of...
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