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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.

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.

Art unites young people across Europe

A digital art exhibition showcasing how volunteering can empower young people and enhance social inclusion across Europe launches today.

Study launches into COVID-19's impact on the financially vulnerable

Researchers are to assess the impact social distancing and a move to a cashless society has had on the lives of those without access to credit and other banking services.

GCU leads drive to tackle violent extremism across Europe

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lead a £2.7million study into radicalisation and violent extremism across Europe.

retailTRUST and Hammerson back GCU talent

A fashion designer who produces face masks from waste fabric is one of 50 GCU students to benefit from funding from trade charity retailTRUST and property company Hammerson.

British School of Fashion unveils case study collection

Research expertise from GCU's British School of Fashion will be showcased to students and academics worldwide under a new partnership with the publishing house Bloomsbury.

Retired engineer achieves PhD at 85

An 85-year-old who spent decades studying historical architecture in his spare time is thought to be the oldest person in Scotland to be awarded a PhD.

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.

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.

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.