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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.

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.

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.

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.