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GCU on top of the world in impact rankings

GCU named number one in the UK for promoting gender equality – and in the top five in the world – in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Playing the insurance game

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are to create a video game that will educate the construction industry on new weather-based insurance policies.

Regular physical activity could cut COVID-19 death risk by one third

Regular physical activity cuts the risk of dying from infectious diseases such as COVID-19 by 37 per cent and reduces the chance of catching the virus by 31 per cent, according to new global research.

Is social media use a potentially addictive behaviour?

Frequent use of social media may not amount to the same as addiction, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and the University of Strathclyde.

Scottish Government endorses GCU social innovation bid

Glasgow Caledonian University is to join a million-euro partnership to promote social innovation in Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Novel approach to curbing emissions in India

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University are looking to help solve India's pollution problems – with a 3D-printed eco scooter.

Habitual clothes shopping fuelled by stress and anxiety, study claims

Habitual shoppers amass new clothes to cope with stress and anxiety, an international study has found.

Join us for our annual Research Celebration

The professor who has advised the Scottish Government through the coronavirus pandemic is to share his insights at Glasgow Caledonian University’s annual Research Celebration in May.

Men, Women and Alcohol: from Gin Lane to Pink Gin

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor of Health and Society and Substance Use Research Group Lead, Professor Carol Emslie, will deliver her inaugural Professorial Lecture on Tuesday, May 11.

Scottish stars join forces to support students hardest hit by COVID-19

Line of Duty actor Martin Compston and music legend Midge Ure are coming together for a special event to support students at Glasgow Caledonian University who have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic.

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Glasgow Caledonian University, our staff and students, join with others around the country and wider world today to express our sadness following the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Professor Lesley McMillan elected as RSE Fellow

Professor Lesley McMillan has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh.