Linking industry with first class facilities

|26 February 2016| Scotland A part of the world renowned for its substantial and ongoing contributions to science and technology, Scotland is a great place for companies to advance product development tha...

Time to get your creative hats on

|15 February 2016| Everyone is being invited to get their creative hats on this April for World Creativity and Innovation Week (WCIW) 2016. And with creativity predicted to be one of the most important sk...

Exciting programme for Aye Write festival

|6 February 2016| Glasgow's internationally renowned Aye Write book festival opens next month. It's an event which continues to attract big names from the worlds of literature, politics, entertainment and...

Search on for national poet

|2 February 2016| The search is on for Scotland's next national poet, or Makar, after previous incumbent Liz Lochhead ended her term last week. During her tenure she has undertaken more than 3...

Fail-safe: the price of innovation

|27 January 2016| By Paul MacAlindin – conductor of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq  Whilst developing the electric light bulb, Edison quipped: “I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that wo...

Traditional Japanese art with a modern twist

|25 January 2016| Paul Binnie has released two stunning Japanese woodblock prints to mark the beginning of a new year. The internationally acclaimed Scottish artist developed his unique block printing sty...

A toast to Scotia’s bard

|15 January 2016| Drinking whisky and eating haggis will be the order of the day for many Scots across the world on 25 January. That's when glasses will be raised to Scotland's poet, Rabbie Burns, who has...

A French finale for Celtic Connections

|8 January 2016| The annual Showcase Scotland music event will take place as part of the finale of Celtic Connections 2016. Delegates from the music industry will gather in Glasgow from Wednesday 27...

A toast to the Big Yin

|4 January 2016| A whisky produced for the world's undisputed king of comedy is on display in Glasgow. The miniature bottle of Nippy Sweetie Scotch whisky - made for Billy Connolly in the 1970s - can be s...