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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.

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.

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.

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.

GCU researchers contribute to UK report on World Hepatitis Day

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have contributed to a major UK report, which found a recent fall in deaths from hepatitis C as a result of treatment from new direct-acting antiviral drugs.

Podiatry graduate is awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to study PhD

Podiatry graduate Benedictine Yen Chen Khor has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to return to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to work on a PhD.

Researchers conduct longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction study

Researchers from the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are conducting the longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction research project ever, working with women first

A vision for the future as GCU receives donation from leading Scottish company

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the only University in Scotland to offer Optometry, has received a boost from the Robert Barr Charitable Trust to further enhance its clinical investigation facility.

GCU welcomes international students to summer school 2017

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)’s International Summer School 2017 will begin on July 18, with 120 students of 14 different nationalities travelling to Glasgow to take part over three weeks.

Researchers call for stroke patients for exercise research programme

One fifth of stroke survivors are unable to walk - a group known as ‘non-ambulatory’ stroke survivors.