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World Economic Forum recognises GCU Forth and Clyde Canal study

On World Water Day, The World Economic Forum recognised research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University in partnership with Scottish Canals, which linked the regeneration of the Forth and Clyde Canal in North Glasgow to improved health.

Lockdown link to cognitive decline uncovered

A decline in cognitive functions – such as memory, attention and decision-making – is connected to the tightest restrictions in Scotland’s COVID-19 lockdown, a new peer-reviewed study has found.

Scottish SIREN study recruitment drive going well

Professor Lesley Price, who is co-ordinating the Scottish arm off the UK-wide SIREN study – the world's largest, analysing COVID-19 immunity among healthcare workers – revealed recruitment is going well.

GCU team star in COP26 Climate Data Challenge Hackathon

A team of scientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will be taking part in a 48-hour COP26 Met Office Climate Data Challenge Hackathon next week (March 16-17).

Two GCU psychology doctoral students are working with Cricket Scotland's stars of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University and Cricket Scotland have extended their partnership to provide an innovative psychology support programme for up-and-coming cricket talent.

Transatlantic lecture for international sport psychology student

Glasgow Caledonian University sport psychology student and former Israel national baseball team player Nadav Ephrat has just delivered mental skills training to students in the US.

World-renowned HIV expert is behind new European PrEP guidance

Esteemed Glasgow Caledonian University sexual health clinical academic Professor Claudia Estcourt is behind new guidance launched today for the use of HIV prevention, PrEP, across EU and European Economic Area (EEA) countries.

NMAHP stroke researchers clinch top awards

Congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University researchers Dr Kris McGill and Kathryn VandenBerg for winning top awards in recognition of their invaluable work improving the lives of stroke survivors.

GCU ahead of Scottish sector average for degree completion

Glasgow Caledonian University students are more likely to complete their degree than their peers at any other Scottish university in the sector.

Call for more research to help new dads reduce alcohol consumption

A new international study led by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers found a huge gap in research exploring men’s experiences of drinking in the transition to fatherhood.

New project will supercharge co-creation and train scientists of the future

Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Sebastien Chastin is leading a new Europe-wide project aimed at developing co-creation into a scientific method and training the next generation of public health researchers.

DPsych student battles gender stereotyping in youth sport through research

GCU DPsych student Elanor Cormack’s own negative experience as a young footballer has inspired her to take up the mantle to help eradicate gender stereotyping in sport through her research work.