Research

Glasgow Caledonian University’s commitment to the Common Good is realised in applied health research which addresses major societal challenges, enabling communities in the UK and internationally to build Inclusive Societies and live Healthy Lives in Sustainable Environments.

To best meet these societal challenges through the Institute for Applied Health Research, GCU’s work spans Public Health and Long-term Conditions.

This is conducted by research groups in the areas of Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention, Living with Stroke, Active Living and Healthy Ageing, Parenting and Family Support, Substance Use and Misuse, Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses, Diabetes and Biomedical Sciences, Musculoskeletal Health and Applied Vision. 

Research Impact

The Institute has impact in areas of patient care, commercial development and policy.