University of Strathclyde

Report highlights future opportunities for Scotland’s construction sector

Developers, contractors and public bodies belive the majority of businesses in the Scottish construction sector will continue to positively rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a comprehensive report published today by legal firm Addleshaw Goddard.

Published 23 April 2021

Researchers to drive forward recycling of old wind turbine blades

Old wind turbine blades could be recycled and reused under plans being developed by Aker Offshore Wind, Aker Horizons and the University of Strathclyde.

Published 23 April 2021

University of Strathclyde joins major new net zero infrastructure programme

The University of Strathclyde’s Centre for Energy Policy (CEP) has been named the lead academic partner in a new £30 million UK Government-funded initiative called Scotland’s Net Zero Infrastructure (SNZI).

Published 30 March 2021

University of Strathclyde's Wolfson Centre refurb completed

Kier Construction has completed the £15.5million redevelopment of the Wolfson Centre – believed to be the first dedicated biomedical engineering building in the world - for the University of Strathclyde.

Published 3 March 2021

£40m of new business secured by Clark Contracts

Clients of Clark Contracts have shown their confidence in the business after it unveiled £40 million of new orders in its first trading quarter of 2021.

Published 7 January 2021

Work begins on flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

Construction has started on the flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire.

Published 15 December 2020

University of Strathclyde gets green light for gardens transformation

Plans to create a stunning centrepiece to the University of Strathclyde campus have been passed by Glasgow City Council.

Published 4 December 2020

Work begins on Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre

Construction work has started at the Medicines Manufacturing Innovation Centre in Renfrewshire.

Published 27 October 2020

Former RBS chief economist makes economic and wellbeing case for building more social homes in Scotland

Building more social homes could add billions to Scotland’s post-pandemic economic recovery, according to a major new report by Stephen Boyle, former chief economist at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 28 September 2020

Boeing programme takes off with Renfrew property deal

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has signed a lease with property investment firm Canmoor to bring its £11.8 million research and development programme with aerospace company Boeing to a unit at Westway Park in Renfrew.

Published 15 September 2020

Researchers to develop online remote building inspection platform

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have received funding to develop an online platform for remote building inspection.

Published 10 August 2020

Morrison Construction awarded flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility deal

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has awarded the contract for the build of its new flagship facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire to Morrison Construction.

Published 1 June 2020

University of Strathclyde unveils ‘Heart Of Campus’ plan for city centre gardens

Glasgow’s Rottenrow Gardens and its surrounding streets are to be re-imagined as an “inspirational city centre space” under plans lodged by the University of Strathclyde.

Published 26 May 2020

Austin-Smith: Lord to prepare Glasgow city centre planning frameworks

Glasgow City Council has enlisted Austin-Smith:Lord to lead a multi-disciplinary team of local and international consultants to prepare pioneering planning frameworks for the future of four city centre districts.

Published 20 May 2020

Taylor Wimpey taps into future talent pool at Strathclyde Business School MPD

As part of its commitment to being part of the conversation that influences the changes the housebuilding industry should consider, Taylor Wimpey West Scotland has once again teamed up with the undergraduate Management Development Programme (MDP) at Strathclyde Business School to create an industry case study that asks students to consider their approach to some of the issues facing the housebuilding industry as a whole.

Published 11 March 2020