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University of Aberdeen
The world's first full body MRI scanner
A professor at the University of Aberdeen made breakthroughs leading to the MRI scanner.
The first degree in video gaming
The economy is booming thanks to the first degree in video gaming - started at Abertay University
University of Dundee
Television and phone screen technology
Advances made at the University of Dundee are key to television and mobile phone technology.
Research into the benefits of staying active after cancer diagnosis
The benefits of staying active after being diagnosed with cancer are being researched by Edinburgh Napier.
University of Edinburgh
Enabling cancer survivors to have children
New procedures for freezing ovarian tissue could help cancer survivors still be able to have children.
Glasgow Caledonian University
Transforming children's future aspirations
The Caledonian Club enables young people across Glasgow to build key life skills and confidence.
University of Glasgow
The ultrasound scan
The development of the prototype for ultrasound paved the way for medical diagnostics.
Revolutionising help for the homeless
I-SPHERE uses research to drive change for people affected by extreme disadvantage.
University of the Highlands and Islands
School of Health, Social Care and Life Sciences
A new city-region deal hopes to provide the infrastructure and personnel to gain investment and create jobs.
Queen Margaret University
Improving speech therapy
Pioneering new techniques are helping children to improve their speech.
Robert Gordon University
Transforming the lives of young people through the power of sport
Youth crime and anti-social behaviour is down by 80% thanks to the Streetsport initiative.
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
First full-time undergraduate degree course for deaf performers in the UK
BA Performance in British Sign Language and English programme is the first course for D/deaf performers.
Glasgow School of Art
The ultrasound scan
The design of the diagnostics obstetrics ultrasound by the Glasgow School of Art has been hugely significant…
Scotland's Rural College
Improving mental health support for rural communities
People suffering with poor mental health in rural areas are being connected with beneficial services.
University of St Andrews
Protecting Scotland's oceans
Regenerative medicine and stem cell research could improve after new marine life has been discovered.
University of Stirling
Changing tobacco advertising to reduce the number of smokers
Research has led to the change of tobacco product packaging to reduce the number of smokers.
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Invention of television
John Logie Baird, creator of the television, learned his trade at Strathclyde Unviersity.
University of the West of Scotland
Improving dementia care
A programme delivered by the UWS and Alzheimer Scotland is training carers for people with dementia.
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