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GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community

University to help shape African coronavirus recovery

The experiences of people in Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus pandemic are to be recorded by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers with the aim of changing future government and NGO thinking.

Knowledge is power

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have been tasked with improving the reliability of power generators that are being used in some of the world's harshest environments – from the Sahara Desert to the Amazon Rainforest.

Major improvements in GCU student satisfaction

The University has seen widespread improvement across the board in the National Student Survey 2020.

Professor at the heart of hospital independent review

The University’s Professor Billy Hare has been praised for his part in the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Independent Review.

Recognising the Armed Forces

Glasgow Caledonian University will mark Armed Forces Day and Reserves Day with the thoughts and thanks of the whole GCU community.

University develops tool to prioritise cyber threats

Dr Mehdi Yousefi and Riccardo Lazzarini, of GCU’s School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment, have developed a tool which helps organisations triage cyber threats and focus their resources on the most critical.

University develops life-saving virtual reality game

A university-developed virtual reality (VR) game could help save the lives of wind turbine technicians who are at risk of fatal accidents or serious injury without regular refresher training.

More green needed in Dear Green Place' research finds

More trees and green spaces are needed in Glasgow’s most deprived areas if those who live there are to be protected from the ravages of climate change.

Research confirms effectiveness of small loans model to climate-hit Rwandan farmers

Providing small loans to farmers in developing countries who are already struggling with the impact of climate change can significantly improve their livelihoods.

Alexa' can I talk to God?

Robotic spiritual advisors are just around the corner.

Honours for Rose Reilly and Mal Young among others

Nine honorary guests from a range of disciplines will be recognised at our winter graduations next week.