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Female Networks Early Career Study Day - 29th June 2017

Listen up researchers – We have a great opportunity for Post-graduate and Early Career Researchers! Want to take part in an inter-disciplinary study day? Want to experience Academic Speed-dating for the first time? 432 more words

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'Glasgow ESOL for Work' write personal response to 'Observing Women at Work'

As part of their Spring Break project, the ‘Glasgow ESOL for Work’ group of SQA National 3 and National 4 learners attended the ‘Observing Women at Work’ exhibition 30th & 31st March. 71 more words

Daisy Sutcliffe, granddaughter of Helen Muspratt, writes about visit to 'Observing Women at Work' and the overlaps between Muspratt and Raffles

Daisy Sutcliffe is a PhD student at the University of Glasgow interested in UNESCO’s role in the mobilisation of creative practices around naturally designated World Heritage Sites, for example Giant’s Causeway and the Western Caucasus. 380 more words

Glasgow City Council saves Glasgow School of Art again

I used to be part of a forum that spent much of its time kicking Glasgow City Council, but after I while I came to realise that this was not being done with any sort of rationale or logic, but was merely being driven by a few noisy people whose aim was to run what amounted to anti-council campaign, possibly based on little more than hate or politics, and which simply took almost every decision made by the council… and ranted against it, regardless of whether or not a reasonable person would have approved. 175 more words

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working out framing for "obscura", sold to a collection in London

Obscura, a photogram I made in 1999 in the darkroom in the basement of The Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh Building, was one of the first 2D works I made which had a phenomenological effect, rather than narrative. 99 more words

A tour of Glasgow School of Art

Recently I had a weekend in Glasgow, and visited the School of Art for a Rennie Mackintosh tour and talk. In 2014, the wonderful building caught fire, and consequently the building is under restoration; I was impressed by how the student who led the tour (who did an amazing job) explained both how tragic the fire was, given that many original pieces designed by Mackintosh were lost, but also how GSA is seeing this as an opportunity to move on, to create something new which continues the spirit of Mackintosh’s work (you can read about the new works of art being created… 474 more words

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ONLY 8% OF SCOTTISH-BASED STUDENTS AT HISTORIC UNIVERSITIES FROM DEPRIVED AREAS

Just 8% of Scottish-based entrants at the universities of Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews hailed from the 20% most-deprived areas in 2015-16, Scottish Funding Council (SFC) statistics revealed. 249 more words

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