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Honoraries inspire at winter graduation ceremonies

Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE, Dr Susan Scurlock and Professor Sir David Greenaway were honoured during Glasgow Caledonian University's winter graduation ceremonies.

Annie Lennox OBE is Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University

Royal Academician, singer songwriter, highly-respected social activist and philanthropist, Dr Annie Lennox OBE is the new Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Professor wins prestigious lifetime achievement award

A professor who has dedicated her life to helping older people become more active has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for her pioneering work.

Excitement builds for winter graduation ceremonies

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will celebrate the achievements of two leading STEM ambassadors, a foremost economist, a climate-justice campaigner and a successful entrepreneur.

Three Lanarkshire Hospitals seal University Hospital Status

Lanarkshire’s three new University hospitals received the seal of approval on Friday, November 17 at the official unveiling of its signage to celebrate the landmark deal between Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and NHS Lanarkshire.

£2.2 million project will explore how access to work could support migrant integration across Europe

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lead a £2.2million Europe-wide project exploring how joining the labour market could help migrants, refugees and asylum applicants integrate in their new host countries.

Corks pop on minimum pricing decision

It is heartening that Scotland is leading the way in implementing minimum unit pricing, just as it led the way with the smoking ban in public places.

New eye technology to help optometry students lead the fight against diabetes

A device that can aid the detection of diabetes through the eye has been donated to Glasgow Caledonian University.

Silver success for Sian

Second-year student Sian Bamping has returned laden with silver from the World Unified Championships in Carrara, Italy.

Researchers collaborate with WHO to develop new infection prevention and control guidelines

A Glasgow Caledonian University research team has contributed to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on infection control and prevention to help minimise the spread of infection.

GCU Professor calls on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis

Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Sharon Hutchinson, will call on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis at this year's World Hepatitis Summit from November 1 to 3.

Study uses donated skin to simulate diabetic wound healing

Research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is using donated skin to create human stem cells to help investigate diabetes and reduce the need for animal testing.