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Scotland's social history gets comic book reboot

Scotland's rich history of social enterprise and community action will be retold in comic book form as part of a new £76,300 project backed by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

DNA breakthrough in alcohol-related liver disease

International research led by scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has found a new link between DNA and the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis.

Stroke researcher clinches NHS Clinical Academic post

A stroke scientist at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has landed a new role as Scotland’s first Allied Health Professions (AHPs) Stroke Clinical Academic with NHS Lanarkshire.

World-leading exercise expert wins most cited research paper award

World-leading physical activity expert Sebastien Chastin, Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics in the School of Health and Life Sciences at GCU, has won yet another award for producing the most cited research paper.

Celebrating the Class of 2020

We kick off our graduation celebrations with a special message from our Chancellor, Dr Annie Lennox OBE

Sky’s the limit for GCU African leadership students

Three African leadership students, who graduate with Honours degrees this week, told of their personal and professional highs since arriving at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to study a BSc in Applied Psychology three years ago.

Yunus Centre celebrates 10-year anniversary

Nobel Peace Prize winner Professor Muhammad Yunus today hailed the "amazing" success of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health as it celebrates its 10th anniversary.

Calling all gay and bisexual men to take part in vital survey on impact of social distancing

Gay and bisexual men are being urged to get involved in the first online survey of its kind looking into the impact of Coronavirus social distancing on their mental health.

GCU research on alcohol and LGBTQ+ people inspires new KinderStrongerBetter campaign

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) research demonstrating that alcohol is central to the gay scene and to LGBTQ+ social life in Scotland is the inspiration behind a new health campaign.

Professor at the heart of hospital independent review

The University’s Professor Billy Hare has been praised for his part in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Independent Review.

Recognising the Armed Forces

Glasgow Caledonian University will mark Armed Forces Day and Reserves Day with the thoughts and thanks of the whole GCU community.

University develops tool to prioritise cyber threats

Dr Mehdi Yousefi and Riccardo Lazzarini, of GCU’s School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment, have developed a tool which helps organisations triage cyber threats and focus their resources on the most critical.