Business boost buoys Santa's success

18 November 2019

Interface’s Lorna Watson has been supporting self-published author and innovator Alexander McCabe in the development of his book The Christmas Present. We asked him a few questions about the impact academic input had had on his successful literary endeavours and why calling Interface could lead to exciting places for any business.

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AR and VR - an attractive proposition

11 October 2019

Interface and The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) teamed up for their second collaborative event for the tourism sector at Glasgow’s St. Mungo Museum on Tuesday 1 October 2019, attended by over 60 delegates.

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Immersive Experiences and VR/XR technology: the next steps

25 September 2019

In a world of rapidly changing technology and evolving visitors, how can visitor attractions and tourism businesses continue to successfully engage visitors and exceed their expectations?

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How working with academic expertise has helped marginalised young people

03 September 2019

A joint research project with Abertay University explored the challenges and barriers to help young people access support for life and work through access to the arts.

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Material gains from university partnerships

09 August 2019

As our environmental awareness grows so does our curiosity about the sustainability of our practices. Understanding the story behind products can help us value the precious commodities they are made from and change our practices to reduce waste and damage. 

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Three ways researchers can reach audiences (without the media)

17 July 2019

The growing expectation for universities to communicate their impact on society makes sense. However, too often, the need is felt like an additional burden on already stretched researchers.

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Quick guide to tax relief on research and development

12 July 2019

Tax relief for businesses doing research and development needn't be a headache, as Karen McFadden of Catax explains.

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Dr Siobhan Jordan, Director of Interface

The real role models inspiring future generations

25 June 2019

As a female who has worked in the worlds of industry and academia there is much to be celebrated, alongside much to ponder when I consider the world of work today.  My passion is that education, skills development and career paths are open and accessible to all.

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The Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards exhibition

Supporting Scottish innovations to thrive

13 June 2019

Scottish innovations have changed and continue to change the way we live and work.

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Robin Goldberg

The Future of Work & Skills

31 May 2019

The business world as we know it is changing, and changing fast. People talk about the future of work being “industry 4.0”, but the reality is it’s no longer the future; it’s here, right now. Technology is already transforming the workplace (for good and bad) beyond recognition, and that in turn has a huge impact on the skills we need to manage that disruption going forward.

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The National Wallace Monument

Sparking growth through innovation

09 May 2019

Lynn Dickson is Interface’s Business Engagement Executive for Forth Valley and North Clyde. Here she explains how business-academic partnerships are a win-win situation and how supporting collaborations can help move projects forward.

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