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Making Scotland the best place in the world to learn, educate, research and innovate. Opening up opportunities for over half a million learners a year in Scotland's 25 colleges and 19 universities.
Making Scotland the best place in the world to learn, educate, research and innovate. Opening up opportunities for over half a million learners a year in Scotland's 25 colleges and 19 universities.

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Great results from University of Glasgow in widening access to professional degrees like medicine through the SFC-supported Reach initiative

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Can it be done? Sarah Morrison, Manager of SFC-funded LIFT OFF, writes today's guest blog about her optimism for implementing ‘A Blueprint for Fairness’, the final report of the Commission on Widening Access.

http://www.sfc.ac.uk/web/MultimediaFiles/Blog280617.jpg

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Great to hear Sunamp Limited on BBC Radio Scotland this morning talking about their SFC Interface Innovation Voucher-funded project with the University of Edinburgh scaling up the technology in hand warmers to a heat battery for people's homes. Listen from 01:18:15
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08rtm44

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Got a spare 6 minutes? Watch this brilliant video from Joanne Mountford, Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service - Cell Therapies: Hope Not Hype, from our #PechaKucha Night

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We're hiring a Policy / Analysis Officer in our Skills team (maternity cover) - come and join us!
http://www.sfc.ac.uk/vacancies
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Another great video from our #PechaKucha Night - Olga from Converge Challenge talks about Harnessing the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Universities

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The world's most valuable resource is no longer oil, it's data - read our new feature-length blog on the Data Revolution!

http://www.sfc.ac.uk/communications/Blogs/Blog-51548.aspx

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Exciting news! The Cancer Innovation Challenge is part of this year's Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Grab your tickets now

http://cancerchallengescotland.com/events/dr-data-answer-cancer

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It's hard getting a foot in the door in the creative industries - watch Helliate talk about the amazing opportunities Creative Loop can give media students in this video from our #PechaKucha Night

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Data Saves Lives - new blog from Stuart Fancey, our Director of Research & Innovation, on the exciting work three Innovation Centres are doing on the Cancer Challenge
http://www.sfc.ac.uk/communications/Blogs/Blog-51352.aspx
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