The 5th UK Algae Conference, organised by Ph.D. students for Ph.D. students and post-docs, will gather algae sector professionals from academia and industry alike. It is also an opportunity to network with your peers as well as leading academic scientists, policy makers and business managers who have influence in the algae sector. Discover and share pioneering algae research, from applications in wastewater bioremediation, biofuel development, photobioreactor design and technology, genetic, photosynthetic and lipid research and more.
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John McIntyre Room 201 (A22) University of Glasgow, University Avenue Glasgow, G12 8QQ
Road : Glasgow University can be easily accessed via the M8 (junction 17), which also links to several International airports. There are major railway stations a short journey away by subway, taxi or bus
Rail : Glasgow Central Station is a key hub in the UK rail network and provides convenient connection from London and other major UK cities. Glasgow Queen Street Station is the second main line station situated in the city centre, providing excellent links to the rest of Scotland.
For information on rail travel within the UK contact the 24 hour National Rail Enquiries Line on 08457 48 49 50. For more information on individual rail operators or to book tickets on-line, please visit any of the following sites:
Accommodation will be arranged by the University of Glasgow Conference & Visitor Services (CVSO). Please contact http://www.gla.ac.uk/services/cvso/accommodation/universityofglasgowresidences/.
Each room has its own WC & shower and access to a well equipped kitchen/dining area within the flat, and is fitted with a separate telephone and data points for Internet broadband connection (requires a RJ45 cable, which can be borrowed from Reception). Common facilities on site include a lounge area, free laundry facilities, security office and free off-street parking.
Offering a mix of single and twin standard rooms, Cairncross House provides the perfect base from which to explore Glasgow, with the city centre, cosmopolitan West End and the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) all within easy walking distance. It is ideally situated for Glasgow city centre and the West End. Each room is comfortably furnished and has its own wash-hand basin. Guests have access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. The shared kitchens are well equipped and include all cooking implements, crockery and cutlery. All linen and towels are provided and guests have access to free-of-charge laundry facilities. In addition, all bedrooms have telephone access (phone cards available from Reception) and data points for laptop connection (requires a RJ45 cable which can also be borrowed from Reception). On-site facilities include a TV/games room and free off-street parking.
Kelvinhaugh Gate offers single ensuite rooms in five bedded flats. Each flat has a shared self catering kitchen/lounge and includes complimentary tea/coffee. Kelvinhaugh Gate provides a perfect base to explore Glasgow. The city centre, cosmopolitan west end and the SECC are all within easy walking distance.
For more information please visit the University of Glasgow's Conference & Visitor Services.
Finally, there are several hotels and B&Bs for attendees who prefer to arrange their own accommodation. In such case delegates should contact the hotel directly. Note that all the listed accommodation are within walking distance to the venue. Listed here are recommended hotels that are within walking distance to the workshop. Please check with the individual hotels for the tariffs and availability. For more information on the accommodation near the conference, try Google Maps.
Listed below are some hotels close to the University, we suggest that you conduct your own research to check the suitability of these hotels.