Archive for October, 2010

Oct 18 2010

AKE e-newsletter launches

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Applied Knowledge Exchange has launched its e-newsletter, which will inform our company clients and knowledge transfer partners about our activities. To sign up to receive the newsletter, please email Fiona.Ramsay@gcu.ac.uk with your name and email address. Thanks for reading!

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Oct 18 2010

SDI highlights GCU’s link with India

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Scottish Development International has detailed the new education links between GCU and India which were announced by First Minister Alex Salmond. “Scotland is renowned for its world class education system and I warmly welcome these new commitments to share knowledge, expertise and skills with India,” said the First Minister. “We have global strengths in key industries […]

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Oct 18 2010

Growth in Food and Drink sector in Scotland

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The BBC reports that the food and drink sector was playing a key role in Scotland’s economic recovery. Sales in Scotland’s food and drink sector soared by £1bn in 2008, according to latest official figures. Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead revealed sales grew from £10.2bn to £11.2bn between 2007 and 2008. Turnover increased by a similar […]

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Oct 15 2010

GCU’s Hamish Dingwall features in Business7

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Hamish Dingwall, Director of Research, Innovation and Enterprise at Glasgow Caledonian University, features in this week’s Business 7 magazine. His views on the value of Social Enterprises to the business sector are examined in the article. Find out more information about the Applied Knowledge Exchange works with Social Enterprises.

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Oct 14 2010

GCU at Sustainable Scotland conference

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange will be showcasing its expertise in environmental issues at the Sustainable Scotland Network Conference 2010. The SSN conference will take place on 4th November at Dynamic Earth and will include speakers such as John Swinney MSP and Lady Susan Rice of Lloyds Banking Group Scotland. The Applied Knowledge Exchange […]

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Oct 12 2010

GCU launches diabetic foot disease programme in India

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Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been granted £20,000 from the Scottish Government’s South Asia Development Award to deliver a programme in the management of diabetic foot disease in India that could prevent diabetes related limb amputations. GCU’s Strategic Business Development team – the Applied Knowledge Exchange  - facilitated a bid with experts from the School […]

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Oct 11 2010

Leadership Awards 2010 winners

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Here are the winners of the Scottish Leadership Awards 2010. Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange sponsored the Female Business Leader of the Year Award. For more information about how GCU works with business on education programmes, consultancy and research, and social innovation, give the Applied Knowledge Exchange a ring on 0141 331 3189.

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Oct 08 2010

ClinTec’s Rabinder Buttar named Scottish Business Leader 2010

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Dr Rabinder Buttar, President and CEO of Glasgow-based global Clinical Research Organisation, ClinTec International was named Female Business Leader of the Year at the 2010 Scottish Leadership Awards held last night in Glasgow. The award is sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange and was presented by GCU Principal, Professor Pamela Gillies. The Scottish […]

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Oct 06 2010

GCU PhD student heads to leprosy missions in Bangladesh

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Kellie Gibson, a PhD student working with Jim Woodburn, Professor of Rehabilitation at Glasgow Caledonian University, heads to Bangladesh at the weekend to start her Gordon Masterton/ Magnusson Award funded work. Kellie is volunteering with the Leprosy Mission International and will spend time supporting the rehabilitation work conducted in a number of clinics across the country. She […]

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