Christmas Turkey

The future of Christmas dinner

17 December 2018

We think there is nothing more traditional than the Christmas turkey roast - but have things already changed, and how will they continue to change?

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Jigsaw puzzles

Carol-Ann flies the flag for I-N-T-E-R-F-A-C-E

07 April 2016

Just over a year ago, Carol-Ann Adams joined Interface as a Business Engagement Executive in the Highlands and Islands. Here she reflects on how the presentation she gave during her interview applies in her every day work, connecting businesses to the wealth of academic expertise across Scotland’s universities and research institutions…

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Can Scotland Do Innovation? …and what does success look like?

31 March 2016

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder; success is determined, defined and measured by whoever holds the yardstick. This was brought home to me by several meetings I’ve attended recently on the topics of innovation, enterprise and knowledge exchange.

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Bee on dandelion

How universities are boosting business in Scotland

24 March 2016

It is 20 years this July since Dolly the Sheep was born at the Roslin Institute, just outside Edinburgh. 

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Timespan

Go back to the future with innovation

17 March 2016

Museums are some of Scotland’s most important and popular visitor attractions: a recent survey found that for nearly half of all visitors to Glasgow, seeing a museum was a primary driver for their trip. Offering a better experience for our visitors, and encouraging these visits to grow, is central to the development work of every museum. 

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Knowledge Translation Network (KTN);and Scottish Third Sector Research Forum (TSRF)

Knowledge exchange: that ‘auld’ thing

10 March 2016

A few months ago at a What Works Scotland event I had an insightful conversation with someone from Police Scotland. 

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Laura Goodfellow

Find your inspirational women #IWD2016

04 March 2016

International Women’s day on 8th March is a chance to take stock, reflect and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.

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Laura Kreiling

A little innovation goes a long way with an associate

26 February 2016

The inaugural Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards included the Building Skills Award to recognise postgraduate students or Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associates who have worked within a business on a specific project to increase innovation within the company. 

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Picture of IQ Chocolates

Research shows getting your chocolate fix could improve your health

18 February 2016

With a new year, comes a renewed drive to trim the waist line and shed the extra pounds gained during the excesses of the festive break. 

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Fiona and Magnus Houston

Lateral thinking achieves results for Fishbox duo

10 February 2016

Husband and wife team, Fiona and Magnus Houston, of Coast and Glen, have been working with experts from University of Stirling to develop their innovative Fishbox. They will be speaking at the inaugural Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards on 25 February in a workshop session, along with University of Stirling’s Professor Rachel Norman.

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Hourglass clock

Countdown starts for the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards

04 February 2016

The waiting is finally over and the shortlist for the inaugural Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards has been announced. We are absolutely delighted with the number and calibre of entries to this celebration of all knowledge exchange partnerships in Scotland. The judges sifted through over 60 entries to determine the shortlist making for a very exciting competition.

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