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Nurses feel pressure from patients to prescribe antibiotics

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University battling the global crisis of antibiotic overuse found that nurses felt pressure from patients to hand them out even if they didn’t need them.

GSBS used as case study for UK business schools

Glasgow School for Business and Society is an excellent example of how UK business schools can deliver for the Common Good, according to an influential new report.

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.

Book a front-row seat for GCU Fashion Showcase 2021

GCU's Fashion Showcase will put sustainable fashion centre stage as the annual celebration is streamed online for the first time.

GCU secures International Play Association World Conference

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host the International Play Association World Conference in 2023.

Looking to un-loch solar energy potential

Scotland's vast lochs may hold the key to future solar energy production, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

GCU researcher behind hugely successful 'How Racism Shapes our Health' seminar

Community-engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson recently organised one of the biggest public health events in Scotland focusing on tackling structural racism which is at the root of racialised inequity in health.

Update on cyber security incident at GCU

An update from Glasgow Caledonian University on steps taken to assess and deal with a cyber security incident.

New research shows that anxiety makes Parkinson’s disease symptoms worse

A new study has shown that anxiety amplifies the physical signs of Parkinson’s disease, according to people who experience both conditions.

Scientists discover world-first cocktail for a longer life

An international team of scientists led by Glasgow Caledonian University has discovered the perfect cocktail of physical activity that could help you live a healthier, longer life.

GCU to host second World Forum on Climate Justice

Climate recovery in the wake of COVID-19 and the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) will be top of the agenda at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Statement on GCU cyber security incident

Recently, our IT security software and staff identified that GCU had been subject to a limited cyber attack. Unauthorised access was detected early and our team worked over the weekend to contain it and limit any potential damage. We have engaged