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University brings new life to ageing process

Christina McKelvie MSP described Scotland's ageing workforce as an asset and not an expense as she opened the inaugural EngAGE conference at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University's pioneering HIV research features in national campaign

Research which could help Scotland become the first country to beat HIV is being highlighted in a new campaign to promote the public impact of health research at universities across the UK.

Dr McAuley makes case at Westminster for drug consumption facility

MPs were told by a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher that Glasgow has one of the strongest cases in Europe for introducing a drug consumption facility in its city centre.

EngAGE ageing conference showcases latest developments on campus

The EngAGE conference aims to recognise the importance of older people's contribution to society and free registration is available now.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Treating pets like humans could be life-threatening

Scientists have discovered that treating pets like humans could be life-threatening because some forms of affectionate behaviour pose an antibiotic-resistance risk to families and their domestic animals.

Cocaine injecting and homelessness create ‘perfect storm’ for rapid rise in HIV

A seven-year study by a team of blood-borne virus researchers has revealed for the very first time the scale and drivers of the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years in Glasgow.

Research shows HPV vaccine has almost wiped out cervical disease

Ground-breaking research into the impact of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given to schoolgirls in Scotland has revealed it has almost wiped out all cases of cervical pre-cancer in young women.

GCU on top of the world in new impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University has been placed within the top 15 universities in the world for gender equality and reducing inequalities, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Join us for our annual celebration of research

The politican in charge of Scotland's finances will outline the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals at GCU's annual research celebration in May.

UHatch spin-out company bounces to the top with £140,000 funding grant

bOunceT Innovative Occupational Therapy®, founded by GCU Occupational Therapy student Callum McKinnon, will use the award to provide increased trampoline-based therapy to children and adults with disabilities.

MSP backs new GCU ‘men are nurses too’ campaign

Glasgow Shettleston MSP John Mason has backed the launch of a new Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) social media campaign aimed at getting more men into nursing and breaking down stereotypes in schools.