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Rab Wilson: Weird glamorie compels us Scots tae write poetry

Hugh McDiarmid wis pairt o an early 20th-century renaissance in the use o Scots

AH hud a braw stairt tae the week when a frien emailed me tae lat me ken ah’d bin nemmed joint first prize winner o this year’s McCash Poetry Competition, rin bi Glesga University an The Herald newspaper. Ma winnin poem, Ayont The Sun, wis…

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Record Store Day did more than just stop the decline of the vinyl - it helped bring it back

LP Records Launch

COMING through to Glasgow as a teenage music fan in the late 1990s was thrilling; the record shops seemingly countless. HMV, Virgin, Fopp, John Smiths on Byres Road, the impressive Tower Records by the Hielanman's Umbrella a tantalising sight – four…

12:00am Thursday 30 March 2017

Glasgow University's £32m cutting-edge imaging centre ready to open its doors

Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak, vice-principal and head of the college of medical, veterinary and life sciences at Glasgow University

GLASGOW University’s £32 million Imaging Centre of Excellence (Ice) opens this week, bringing benefits for patients across Scotland and hundreds of new jobs.

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

New hope over drug to treat male infertility after Dundee University research

Sarah Martins Da Silva is the lead researcher. Photograph: University of Dundee Media Services

BARRIERS to treating male infertility have been removed in groundbreaking work in a Scottish lab, it is claimed.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Glasgow medical students face exam resit after social media 'collusion'

The university said a small number of students were found to have 'colluded'

FINAL-year medical students at Glasgow University have been told to resit an exam after bosses uncovered evidence of “collusion” among a small number of undergraduates on the internet.

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Back in the day: Mona Chalmers - general in battle with the sexists

One of the most extraordinary women in Scottish history, Doctor Alexandra Mary Chalmers Watson, the first chief controller of the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps

THOUGH the Army Council Instruction No 1069 of 1917 which formally established the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps was not issued until July 7, that year, it was 100 years ago today on March 28, 1917, that the Corps’ first orders were issued and the…

12:00am Tuesday 28 March 2017

Letters II: Unionism can mean different things to different Unionists

Nationalists should focus on pressing Unionists on what kind of Union they want

THE comment piece by economist Mark Littlewood was an interesting one (Nationalists need economic answers for indyref2 The National, March 24).

12:00am Saturday 25 March 2017

Maths’ solution to Dengue fever virus

The study centres around the Aedes mosquito that can cause Dengue fever

MATHEMATICS is being used by Strathclyde University researchers to combat a deadly disease.

12:00am Friday 24 March 2017

Women who see men as a risk to their kids prefer feminine male partners

The research was carried out by scientists at the University of St Andrews

WOMEN who think that men are dangerous to their children prefer more feminine male partners, according to new research from the University of St Andrews.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017

Chinese national Chennan Fei fights to save her life in Scotland

Duncan Harkness, left, had been planning to propose to his partner, Chennan Fei

SHE arrived as a child and has not seen her homeland for 15 years. Now judges will rule on Chinese national Chennan Fei’s future in Scotland after she narrowly avoided deportation today.

12:00am Wednesday 29 March 2017
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