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Computers given new lease of life

Computers that would have otherwise gone to waste have been recycled by Glasgow Caledonian University for a community project in Ayrshire.

University gives home to education for the common good

Historic records documenting Scotland’s education for the common good over the past 120 years have been donated to Glasgow Caledonian University’s famous Archive Centre.

Living near a canal cuts chronic disease risk, researchers find

People from deprived areas can cut their risk of developing chronic life-shortening diseases by up to 15% if they live within 700m of a well-developed canal, according to new research.

Fashion case study success at FT business awards

A teaching case study produced by Professor Natascha Radclyffe-Thomas has been named runner-up in The Financial Times Responsible Business Education Awards.

GCU students praised for commitment and contribution to the NHS during COVID-19

Thousands of Glasgow Caledonian University nursing, paramedic and AHP students are part of a 12,000-cohort heading out on practice placement to work with the NHS over the next few months in the continued battle against COVID-19.

Sign of The Times for sexual health expert Professor Claudia Estcourt

Professor of Sexual Health and HIV Claudia Estcourt has featured in The Times newspaper explaining how we can stop the Scottish spread of HIV in eight years.

Study reveals best dose of speech therapy to maximise recovery for stroke patients with language problems

A world-first study led by Glasgow Caledonian University researcher Professor Marian Brady has revealed insights into the best dose of speech therapy to maximise recovery of stroke patients with language problems.

Green light for green subsea research

Researchers are looking at sustainable ways to tap into the “significant reserves” of a vital energy source locked up under the surface of the waters surrounding the UK.

The perfect match

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University, are working on a Tinder-style job-search app to help match freelancers with relevant businesses – with a slant towards the Common Good.

GCU launches MSc Human Rights

Glasgow Caledonian University has marked Human Rights Day 2021 by launching a new qualification focussed on human rights policy and practice.

Dragon’s Den success for stroke researcher

Stroke expert Professor Maggie Lawrence’s pitch on non-medical prevention was a surefire winner at a Dragon’s Den-style event during the UK Stroke Forum Online Annual Research Conference.

World-renowned hepatitis C expert behind landmark report on liver disease in Europe

World-renowned hepatitis C expert Professor Sharon Hutchinson is behind a new Lancet Commission report on tackling liver disease deaths in Europe.