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Research reveals impact of first lockdown on mental health

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have published one of the first studies revealing the full impact of COVID-19 on mental health on different groups of people living in the UK.

THE World University Rankings 2022

GCU has once again been named one of the world's top universities.

Researcher helps to inform country’s first Women’s Health Plan

Community engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson has helped to inform Scotland’s first Women’s Health Plan.

Scientists reveal blueprint for getting hepatitis C treatment to people who inject drugs

Scientists have revealed a new method of delivering hepatitis C testing and treatment to people who inject drugs which will help bring the world a step closer to eliminating the virus.

Major international accolade for sexual health and blood borne viruses PhD student

A Glasgow Caledonian University sexual health and blood borne viruses doctoral student has won a prestigious American STD Association (ASTDA) Award for his research presentation at a worldwide conference.

GCU Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman clinches top government health job

Huge congratulations to Glasgow Caledonian University Honorary Professor Nicola Steedman who has just been appointed Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) by the Scottish Government.

GCU joint top Scottish university for graduate full-time employment

GCU is the joint top university in Scotland for graduates who are in full-time work 15 months after completing their studies.

Research exposes gaps in mental health support for frontline nurses during pandemic

Researchers have found gaps in mental health support for frontline respiratory nurses and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospital infections cost NHS Scotland £46 million each year

A world-leading study led by Glasgow Caledonian University has revealed for the first time the full impact of hospital associated infections on patients and cost to NHS Scotland.

Researchers call for mandatory health warnings on alcohol labels

A new world-wide study has found that large alcohol labelling using negative health warnings similar to that used on cigarette packets could help people change their drinking habits.

Nurses feel pressure from patients to prescribe antibiotics

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University battling the global crisis of antibiotic overuse found that nurses felt pressure from patients to hand them out even if they didn’t need them.

Sir Alex-backed university graduate scheme wins global award

A University scheme backed by Sir Alex Ferguson CBE to help graduates get a foot on the career ladder in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic has won a global award.