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Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Treating pets like humans could be life-threatening

Scientists have discovered that treating pets like humans could be life-threatening because some forms of affectionate behaviour pose an antibiotic-resistance risk to families and their domestic animals.

Cocaine injecting and homelessness create ‘perfect storm’ for rapid rise in HIV

A seven-year study by a team of blood-borne virus researchers has revealed for the very first time the scale and drivers of the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years in Glasgow.

Research shows HPV vaccine has almost wiped out cervical disease

Ground-breaking research into the impact of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given to schoolgirls in Scotland has revealed it has almost wiped out all cases of cervical pre-cancer in young women.

GCU on top of the world in new impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University has been placed within the top 15 universities in the world for gender equality and reducing inequalities, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Join us for our annual celebration of research

The politican in charge of Scotland's finances will outline the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals at GCU's annual research celebration in May.

UHatch spin-out company bounces to the top with £140,000 funding grant

bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy®, founded by GCU Occupational Therapy student Callum McKinnon, will use the award to provide increased trampoline-based therapy to children and adults with disabilities.

MSP backs new GCU ‘men are nurses too’ campaign

Glasgow Shettleston MSP John Mason has backed the launch of a new Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) social media campaign aimed at getting more men into nursing and breaking down stereotypes in schools.

Festival of Ageing at GCU in May

Scotland should strive to be the most "age-friendly" society in Europe as it grapples with a growing demographic time bomb, the Scottish Government's Minister for Older People told an invited audience at GCU.

Blockbuster Holyrood debut for Army veteran GCU graduate

Former Scots Guardsman John Templeton took centre stage at a major lifelong learning event at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday (February 27) where he told dignitaries that graduating from GCU as a mental health nurse had changed his life.