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Scotland Under-18s sign off with mixed fortunes

The Scottish Schools’ FA Under-18s suffered heartache when two late goals snatched away a victory against Northern Ireland at the Solitude Stadium in Belfast.

Football
Lucas Thomson competes at the Olympic diving pool in Barcelona

Lucas aims for Commonwealth Games standard

When the 2014 Commonwealth Games were in Glasgow, Lucas Thomson had just taken up diving.

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Harvey Wheaton, CodeClan CEO. Picture: Jane Barlow

CodeClan hopes more employers will link with digital academy

The 12th intake of students at the UK’s first fully accredited digital skills academy began their intensive four month programme of training last week to turn them into fully-fledged software engineers.

Tech
Kishorn dry dock was last used in 1994, but will be brought back to life for a floating windfarm project. Picture: Contributed

Kishorn dry dock reopens after 23 years for wind farm project

A dry dock last used in 1994 will reopen after an agreement was signed today to use the site for the construction of the world’s largest floating wind farm.

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Callum Sinclair, partner and head of technology at Burness Paull. Picture: Donald MacLeod

Brexit could be hurdle to Scots FinTech firms’ expansion

Brexit could negatively impact Scotland’s growing FinTech sector unless EU passporting rights are continued, an industry report has warned.

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Brian Limond, creator of the hit BBC Scotland series Limmys Show, will release his second book of short stories next month. Picture: John Devlin/TSPL

Interview: Limmy reveals how coding skills made him famous

The creator of the hit BBC Scotland series Limmy’s Show followed an unconventional route to stardom, writes Chris McCall

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The bank has invested in numerours green initiatives (Pic Ian Rutherford
Blacklaw)

Jobs pledge as £2.3bn sell-off of Edinburgh bank confirmed

Westminster has agreed a £2.3 billion deal to sell the Green Investment Bank to an Australian financial giant.

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The extension to Dunfermline's Carnegie Library houses a gallery, museum and exhibition space. Picture: Contributed

Dunfermline’s Carnegie Library named building of the year

A multi-million pound extension to the world’s first Carnegie Library in Dunfermline has been named building of the year in a prestigious architectural competition.

Tech
Edinburgh University Medical School. Researchers will join a UK-wide team investigating dementia. Picture: TSPL

Edinburgh researchers join £250m dementia project

Researchers from Edinburgh University are part of a £250 million project to combat dementia.

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Games studio ImmersiveMinds spent more than 125 hours to make the scale map

St Kilda recreated in Minecraft to mark World Heritage Day

It was once Scotland’s most isolated community, a remote archipelago in the Atlantic whose last residents were famously evacuated at their own request in 1930.

Tech 1
Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club has a thriving youth development programme.

Dundee and Angus pupils thrive at Grove Menzieshill Hockey Club

Grove Menzieshill does its utmost to encourage hockey in local schools – and so it is terrific that the European Hockey Federation has named the Dundee-based club the 
European Small Club of the Year for 2016.

Hockey
Scots under-15s edged out but defeat England in sudden death

Scots under-15s edged out but defeat England in sudden death

A final-day penalty shootout win over England was the consolation victory for the Scottish Schools Under-15 team in the Bob Docherty Cup in 
Dublin.

Football
Harry Letts was in a ten-strong group who embarked on an Arctic endurance trip.

Arctic trip gives Harry a lifetime of memories

As a pupil at Fettes College, Harry Letts enjoys cross country running and rugby – but he stepped up to a new sporting level earlier this month with a ten-day trip to the Arctic with the innovative Polar Academy.

Sport
Cabinet secretary Fiona Hyslop tries out a virtual reality helmet along with Ben Burnet (10) during a visit to the 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival. Picture: Greg Macvean/JP Resell

Edinburgh science festival looks forward to 30th birthday

Europe’s largest science festival drew to a close in Edinburgh today with organisers vowing to make next year’s event even better to mark its 30th birthday.

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GP Live has been developed at Aberdeen University. Pic: JP

Scottish medical students to benefit from digital GP link-up

A pioneering digital learning initiative that aims to encourage new medical students to consider a career in general practice has brought the GP surgery into the classroom.

Health
Simon Ladouce, researcher at Stirlings centre for mobile cognition, sets up an electrode cap on a dancer. Picture: Contributed

Dancers’ brainwaves to be studied by Stirling scientists

Dancers will have their brainwaves examined as they perform in an attempt to bring the science of artistic production to life.

Tech
Tiger Woods hits his second shot on the 15th hole during the first round of the 2013 Masters. The event was the first Bytheminute reported on. Picture: Harry How/Getty

ByTheMinute aims to offer alternative to live blogs

After years spent reporting on major golf events around the world, Lawrence Donegan found himself watching the 2013 Masters tournament in Augusta from home.

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Industry research suggests women make up just 18 per cent of the tech workforce in Scotland. Picture: Wikicommons

Digital tech firms offered advice on hiring more women

Digital tech businesses in Scotland are being encouraged to sign up for a programme designed to give employers advice on how to increase the number of women working in the sector.

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Pupils will have the opportunity to code robots as part of the festival. Picture: Contributed

Science festival returns to Inverness for 2017

A two-week science festival will take place in Inverness later this month with organisers promising opportunities to experience “the excitement around science in the Highlands”.

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Mixed fortunes for Glasgow High rugby and hockey sides

Mixed fortunes for Glasgow High rugby and hockey sides

High School of Glasgow’s top hockey and rugby squads have just completed an enlightening five-day tour of 
Portugal.

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