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Professor Lesley McMillan elected as RSE Fellow

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

Employers urged to show kindness to staff 'scarred' by lockdown

Employers have a moral duty to protect the mental health and wellbeing of their staff and create more compassionate workplaces in the wake of COVID-19, according to leading HR experts.

GCU-led international stroke research network awarded new funding

The Glasgow Caledonian University-led international Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists has been awarded new funding to support its research aimed at improving the lives of stroke survivors with speech problems.

World Economic Forum recognises GCU Forth and Clyde Canal study

On World Water Day, The World Economic Forum recognised research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University in partnership with Scottish Canals, which linked the regeneration of the Forth and Clyde Canal in North Glasgow to improved health.

Lockdown link to cognitive decline uncovered

A decline in cognitive functions – such as memory, attention and decision-making – is connected to the tightest restrictions in Scotland’s COVID-19 lockdown, a new peer-reviewed study has found.

Senior managers committed to tackling racism at GCU

GCU’s senior managers including the Executive Board have committed to tackling racism in all its forms at the University.

Scottish SIREN study recruitment drive going well

Professor Lesley Price, who is co-ordinating the Scottish arm off the UK-wide SIREN study – the world's largest, analysing COVID-19 immunity among healthcare workers – revealed recruitment is going well.

Refurbishment? It all adds up

Refurbishing rather than replacing materials in social housing is the motivation behind Glasgow Caledonian University’s latest research project.

Two GCU psychology doctoral students are working with Cricket Scotland's stars of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University and Cricket Scotland have extended their partnership to provide an innovative psychology support programme for up-and-coming cricket talent.

GCU team star in COP26 Climate Data Challenge Hackathon

A team of scientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be taking part in a 48-hour COP26 Met Office Climate Data Challenge Hackathon next week (March 16-17).

Transatlantic lecture for international sport psychology student

Glasgow Caledonian University sport psychology student and former Israel national baseball team player Nadav Ephrat has just delivered mental skills training to students in the US.

Scotland and the US link up to tackle child food poverty

Delegates from Scotland and America will today discuss the impact of COVID-19 on tackling child food poverty at a UK/US webinar to mark International School Meals Day.