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Call for more research to help new dads reduce alcohol consumption

A new international study led by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers found a huge gap in research exploring men’s experiences of drinking in the transition to fatherhood.

New project will supercharge co-creation and train scientists of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Sebastien Chastin is leading a new Europe-wide project aimed at developing co-creation into a scientific method and training the next generation of public health researchers.

Research into sex abuse networks generates international response

Sex abuse networks could be broken by adopting similar methods used to track terror groups, according to new research.

DPsych student battles gender stereotyping in youth sport through research

GCU DPsych student Elanor Cormack’s own negative experience as a young footballer has inspired her to take up the mantle to help eradicate gender stereotyping in sport through her research work.

Honorary Professor title awarded to highly-respected government advisor

Huge congratulations and a very warm welcome to Scottish Government Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nicola Steedman who has been confirmed as Honorary Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University looks to create generation of eco chefs

Glasgow Caledonian University is looking to help create a new generation of chefs in a bid to curb the devastating impact food waste has on the environment.

University joins city council to address cyber skills shortage

The next generation of cyber security experts are to be given a vital boost thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

New GCU-led Occupational Therapy Writing Group goes global

A new writing group launched by GCU’s Head of Occupational Therapy Dr Katrina Bannigan has been a global success attracting academics, practising occupational therapists and students from all over the world.

Spotlight on life-changing health research with launch of new centre of excellence

A new Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) has been launched to reflect the increased impact of life-changing research, both nationally and internationally, at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Success as schools serve up breakfast on the go

An innovative project offering pupils in Scotland the chance to pick up a free breakfast from a mobile cart is to be extended to other UK schools following a successful pilot.

Drinking water to get well gel

A Glasgow Caledonian University team led by Dr Kate McAulay will use electrochemistry to create a gel, enabling it to remove metals and contaminates from drinking water.

Former GCU PhD student shortlisted for prestigious award

A former Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) PhD student who played a key role in one of Europe’s largest ever investigations into the diagnosis and treatment of knee osteoarthritis has been shortlisted for a major alumni award.