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11 Dec 2018

Scaling up innovation

Author: Robin Lee, Senior Policy/Analysis Officer, Research and Innovation

SFC's Robin Lee on his visit to Scottish Sea Farms, and how innovation in Scottish aquaculture is bring industry together and creating jobs.
29 Nov 2018

Going down to Massachusetts

Author: Keith McDonald – Assistant Director, Research and Innovation

SFC’s Keith McDonald on the plan for Scottish universities to apply lessons from MIT’s innovation approach, following a recent visit to see ‘how the other half innovate’.
22 Nov 2018

Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-manufacture

Author: David Beards, Senior Policy Officer, SFC

SFC’s role in Scotland’s shift to a circular economy, and what we can learn from Taiwan’s approach to minimising the consumption in consumer goods.
05 Nov 2018

CENSIS Vision Lab goes live

Author: Helen Sandison, Senior Engineer at CENSIS

If your business has a computer vision or imaging challenge, we’d love to hear from you, says Helen Sandison, Senior Engineer at CENSIS.
24 Oct 2018

Male? Thinking of Early Years? You should have NO fears!

Author: Chris Palmer

Chris Palmer – Dumfries and Galloway College graduate and current student at the University of Glasgow writes about what it’s really like to be a male working in childcare.
22 Oct 2018

My Care Experience and Journey through Education

Author: Laura

Care experienced student Laura shares her own story as a ‘real person’ behind the statistics for care experienced students in further and higher education and the journey that’s led to studying a Master of Arts in Health and Social Policy.
17 Oct 2018

Putting Universities and Colleges at the Heart of Economic Growth

Author: Mike Cantlay, SFC Chair

SFC Chair Mike Cantlay on Enterprise & Skills in Scotland.
09 Oct 2018

Negotiating the gap between school and work

Author: Zoe Bing, Communications Officer, Dundee & Angus College

How D&A College’s Future Skills programme is bridging the gap between school and work, with high quality work placement and apprenticeship opportunities for young people.
20 Sep 2018

The Robertson Trust's Journey to Success Programme

Author: Gordon Hunt, Head of Scholarship, The Robertson Trust

How the Robertson Trust's scholarship programme helps students from disadvantaged backgrounds into successful graduate careers.
06 Sep 2018

From Forth Valley, to the ends of the Earth

Author: Dr Kirsty Robb, Research Associate, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

How a “bold” decision to apply for college started a journey that’s led to a pioneering trip to Antarctica for Dr Kirsty Robb, antibiotic resistance researcher at the University of Strathclyde.

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