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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.

GCU hosts £1.1m trial into pelvic organ prolapse

A new £1.1million trial based at Glasgow Caledonian University will assess whether a self-management programme could help to improve the lives of women who suffer from pelvic organ prolapse.

London to showcase Degree Apprenticeships

An event aimed at helping businesses make the most of the new Apprenticeship Levy is to be held at GCU London next week.

Researcher to warn MSPs that the Green Man is “too short”

“People with arthritis can’t make the Green Man, they just don’t want to go into town anymore,” says Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Martijn Steultjens.

Event aims to increase number of bystander life savers

Students, staff and members of the public will have the opportunity to learn essential life-saving CPR skills as part of a national campaign to improve survival rates throughout Scotland.

Top 10 for African super fruit drink in national competition

Top 10 for African super fruit drink in national competition

Researcher receives international award

A research study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), which showed the six-step hand-hygiene technique triumphed a rival three-step process, has led to a prestigious award for its lead researcher.

Social entrepreneurs scoop first and second

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor Lorna Paul scooped first prize for her online Web-Based Physio platform and GCU graduate Callum MacKinnon received runner-up at the Converge Challenge

GCU medical professor given expert job

A Glasgow Caledonian University professor is to form part of an advisory group to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland.

GCU lecturer to join government advisory panel

Dr Jean McQueen will form a group aimed at helping more than one million disabled people achieve their full potential in work.

GCU powers ahead with South African Rail company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has signed a new five-year strategic partnership to provide qualifications to Africa’s largest freight rail company and the fifth largest in the world, Transnet Freight Rail.

Budding entrepreneurs showcase to international conference

Entrepreneurs from around the globe gathered at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) for the first International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC)to be hosted by the University.