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GCU's ARC sports centre transformed into new walk-through COVID-19 test centre for Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University's ARC sports centre has been transformed into a key walk-through COVID-19 test centre to serve the local community of Glasgow.

GCU climbs 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has climbed 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, moving from 96th to 75th out of 131 universities in the UK.

European leaders "failed to promote COVID-19 advice" on Twitter

Political leaders across Europe failed to promote COVID-19 health guidelines on social media in the early days of the pandemic, according to a new academic study.

GCU welcomes new governors

The University's governing body, Court, has welcomed six new governors.

Return of parkrun a "milestone" for health and well-being in UK

Researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have welcomed the return of parkrun as a "significant milestone" for the UK.

Professor Jafry informs carbon debate

Leading academic inputs into report looking at how UK can meet target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Two subject areas at GCU have been listed in the top 10 in the UK and first in Scotland in this year's Guardian University Guide 2021.

GCU leads Scottish arm of major UK-wide COVID-19 immunity study

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Professor Lesley Price is co-ordinating the Scottish arm of the UK-wide SIREN study, in partnership with Public Health Scotland, and working closely with NHS Research Scotland and the Chief Scientist Office.

Scottish Government asks GCU to lead new study into stalking and coercive control

Researchers from GCU will examine how the criminal justice system treats victims of stalking and coercive control as part of new Scottish Government measures to tackle domestic abuse.

The end of the line for fast fashion

Glasgow Caledonian University will be at the forefront of a new drive to help the fashion industry end the era of throwaway clothes and embrace a sustainable future.

University bat man develops detector to help declining population

Dr David Moore has built a custom 'bat detector' to help the Bat Conservation Trust conduct field and waterway surveys of various species across Scotland.

GCU named in world’s top universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021.