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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.

Engaging honoraries close winter graduations

Brian Williamson and Lady Susan Rice CBE are honoured at the final of Glasgow Caledonian University's winter ceremonies.

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.