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Innovative GCU programme returns hundreds of nurses to NHS

Hundreds of nurses who had left the NHS are now back on the wards, thanks to an education programme which recruits nurses and midwives back to the profession.

Staff's 'important contribution' commended by National Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research has commended the “important contribution” of GCU academics to the work of its Evaluation, Trials and Studies Programmes (NETS) in the past year.

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men's attitudes

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and sex, according to a new study.

GCU scientist brings cutting-edge leukaemia research to the UK

Scientists from Glasgow are to import a cutting-edge research technique from the US in a bid to increase survival rates in patients diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

I'm not a pity case, Glasgow Caledonian University student tells event at Holyrood

“I'm not a pity case,” Glasgow Caledonian University student tells Holyrood

Sport needs to pay more heed to psychology, says former SFA Chief Executive

Gordon Smith held a masterclass at Glasgow Caledonian University last night (February 6) on the importance of psychology in sport.

Professor Lorna Paul helps BBC find truth to getting fit

Physiotherapist Professor Lorna Paul features in a new BBC documentary The Truth About Getting Fit which airs on Wednesday, January 31.

Weather warning upgraded to Amber - guidance for students

There is currently a Amber Warning for snow in the Glasgow area from 3pm today (January 16) until 8am tomorrow (January 17).

First full-time Paramedics Degree programme for Scotland

Fifty full-time paramedic students have been recruited to Scotland's first undergraduate degree programme in Paramedic Science, which has been launched by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Graduate's therapy service to expand treatment to wheelchair users

Generous funding will allow wheelchair users to access revolutionary trampoline therapy for the first time.

Bed bugs to become bedfellows?

We may all need to learn to live by side-by-side with bed bugs. That is the view of a Glasgow Caledonian University academic after she carried out a study in the south side of Glasgow.

HIV is far from the death sentence that it was, says sexual health expert

"Scotland is leading the way with the introduction of PrEP (HIV drugs taken to prevent HIV acquisition) with other countries now looking to us as an example of best practice,” says sexual health expert Professor Claudia Estcourt.