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Star alumnus awarded prestigious scholarship

Former Glasgow Caledonian University student nurse Craig Davidson has been awarded a prestigious scholarship on the Healthcare Leadership Academy Scholars programme.

Researchers helping people with leg pain

Five researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have launched an 18-month project investigating new ways to help people with leg pain known as intermittent claudication.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

Research reveals impact of first lockdown on mental health

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have published one of the first studies revealing the full impact of COVID-19 on mental health on different groups of people living in the UK.

Researcher helps to inform country’s first Women’s Health Plan

Community engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson has helped to inform Scotland’s first Women’s Health Plan.

Ageing expert behind new data predicting falls rise in older people as a result of COVID-19 lockdown

Professor in Ageing and Health Dawn Skelton was one of the experts behind new data predicting that the number of falls among older adults could increase due to a decline in balance and muscle strength caused by inactivity during the first lockdown.

Scientists reveal blueprint for getting hepatitis C treatment to people who inject drugs

Scientists have revealed a new method of delivering hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who inject drugs which will help bring the world a step closer to eliminating the virus.

Major international accolade for sexual health and blood borne viruses PhD student

A Glasgow Caledonian University sexual health and blood borne viruses doctoral student has won a prestigious American STD Association (ASTDA) Award for his research presentation at a worldwide conference.

GCU Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman clinches top government health job

Huge congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman who has just been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) by the Scottish Government.

Top Scots medic hangs up her stethoscope but celebrates new honour

As one of Scotland’s top consultant geriatricians hangs up her stethoscope for the last time, Professor Jackie Taylor reflects on happy times at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and being awarded an honorary degree from Glasgow Caledonian University.