Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering

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Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering

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2006 to date


The Glasgow Research Partnership in Engineering is a major programme of investment in collaborative research involving the Scottish Funding Council and the Universities of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Paisley, and Glasgow Caledonian University. The original Director of the Partnership, appointed in 2006, is Professor Sir Jim McDonald of the University of Strathclyde. The Research Partnership forms a regional centre that enables focused access to large-scale, high quality experimental facilities representing major capital investment in equipment such as hydrodynamics tanks, structural test facilities and nano-fabrication units not duplicated in each University.


Glasgow, Scotland.

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GB 249

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ISAAR (CPF): International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2003); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).


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Created by Anne Cameron, February 2015.




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