Cutting-edge tool launched to reduce fertiliser damage to the environment

Leading Scottish scientists have invented a new cutting-edge tool to help farmers find the safest way to use organic waste fertiliser in a bid to reduce its damaging impact on the environment.

Lockdown mental health boost for young north-east swimmers

Psychology students have been giving young swimming athletes and their coaches in the north-east of Scotland a mental health boost during lockdown with a series of online workshops.

Supporting the mental wellbeing of BAME and LGBTQ+ student communities

GCU’s Head of Physiotherapy and Paramedicine Dr Heather Gray and Mental Health Co-ordinator Rachel Simpson are leading a new project looking at ways to support BAME and LGBTQ+ student communities over the next six months.

GCU partnerships aim to unlock Scotland’s tech talent

Glasgow Caledonian University is to provide 30 scholarships starting in January 2021 to help mobilise Scotland’s tech talent and enhance career development opportunities in the sector.

Royal recognition

Our senior IT assistant Usman Rafiq has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to education and to students with hearing impairments in the New Year Honours list.

Student Christmas dreams become reality following university testing initiative

Glasgow Caledonian University students from across the UK told how excited they were to be heading home to celebrate Christmas with their families.

Digital revolution for people with sexually transmitted infections

World-renowned sexual health experts are behind a new NHS digital revolution for people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) using a new automated online consultation giving patients 24-hour access to medical care.

Prize-winning Tranzfuser game explores Holocaust trauma

A team of Glasgow Caledonian University graduates has won a £20,000 UK Games Fund competition for its innovative look at an historic atrocity.

Respiratory nurses on COVID-19 frontline suffer anxiety and depression

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) found that nurses working with respiratory patients on the COVID-19 frontline suffered anxiety and depression during the first wave.

Professor puts GCU on world map for influencing global health policy and research excellence

Professor Sebastien Chastin has played a key role in developing new World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour launched today (Thursday, November 26).

Online widening access collaboration the start of a "positive COVID legacy"

A trail-blazing university project that helped a Govan teenager realise her dream of going to Cambridge has been so successful it is being expanded outside Glasgow.

Physical activity and health scientist hailed as one of the world’s most influential researchers

GCU Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics Sebastien Chastin has been named in the top one per cent of the world’s most influential researchers in the Clarivate’s Web of Science Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list.