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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.

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.

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.

Sustainability work sees GCU named Glasgow’s best

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been named the top institution in Glasgow for sustainability in the 2021 People and Planet league.

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.

Sport and exercise psychology stars take international conference by storm

Eight trainees and graduates from GCU’s Professional Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology took an international research conference by storm - winning awards and giving outstanding presentations.

GCU’s Principal & Vice Chancellor to step aside in 2022

The Principal and Vice Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE, is to step aside from her role at the University for the Common Good in December 2022.

New research rewrites history books of women’s football

The Scottish Football Museum today launched its biggest ever exhibition on women’s football after new research uncovered a hidden history of the game.