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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.

GCU ranks among the world's top universities

GCU has been placed in the 601-800 banding in Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2018.

Entrepreneurship at the heart of conference

The University will be a hub of ideas and innovation for the next three days at its hosts the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) for the first time.

Webcams help parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can assist the early bonding process for parents of premature babies found that the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby 24/7 in neonatal units.

Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

Tourism maintains a robust performance despite pending woes of Brexit

Uncertainty surrounding Brexit could see more Brits holiday at home, says tourism expert Professor John Lennon.

Podiatry students help athletes put feet first

Podiatry students from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) volunteered at the Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games in Sheffield earlier this month.

Physio students get rub of the Green

Building on partnerships with the Scottish Football Association (SFA) and Scottish Rugby Union (SRU), Glasgow Caledonian University physiotherapy students will be providing welcome relief for competitors at the Grand Masters Hockey at Glasgow Green.

New partnership gives power to bright sparks

A drive to boost pupil participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics has received backing from the ScottishPower Foundation.