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GCU Researchers win funding for vital research to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

Addictions experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have been awarded more than £170,000 in Scottish Government funding to lead life-saving research to help tackle the country’s drug deaths challenge.

Nursing lecturer goes that extra mile to help students in Bangladesh through COVID-19 hardship

Bighearted nursing lecturer Dr Gordon Hill got on his marks to raise £500 by running 70km to support student nurses at Grameen Caledonian College of Nursing in Bangladesh and reached the finish line with almost three times his original target.

GCU clinches a Gold Award for its outstanding support of veterans and their families

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been honoured with a prestigious Employer Recognition Scheme Gold Award by the Ministry of Defence in recognition of its outstanding support of the Armed Forces community

GCU eye specialist secures vital funding to help stroke survivors with vision problems

​A leading stroke charity has awarded Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researcher Dr Christine Hazelton five years of funding to improve the lives of people who suffer vision problems after a stroke.

DNA breakthrough in alcohol-related liver disease

International research led by scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has found a new link between DNA and the risk of alcohol-related liver cirrhosis.

World-leading exercise expert wins most cited research paper award

World-leading physical activity expert Sebastien Chastin, Professor of Health Behaviour Dynamics in the School of Health and Life Sciences at GCU, has won yet another award for producing the most cited research paper.

Sky’s the limit for GCU African leadership students

Three African leadership students, who graduate with Honours degrees this week, told of their personal and professional highs since arriving at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to study a BSc in Applied Psychology three years ago.

Calling all gay and bisexual men to take part in vital survey on impact of social distancing

Gay and bisexual men are being urged to get involved in the first online survey of its kind looking into the impact of Coronavirus social distancing on their mental health.

Your Principal and Student President stand together against racism

The University community of staff and students at Glasgow Caledonian University stand firmly together against racism in all its forms.

Our Darkest Time: Lamentable loss of life

A message from Professor Pamela Gillies, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of Glasgow Caledonian University.

Cameroon hospital gets helping hand from GCU researchers

Glasgow Caledonian University's Safeguarding Health through Infection Prevention (SHIP) Research Group is behind the launch of a hand hygiene study in Cameroon which has the potential to to reduce the spread of infections in hospitals across Africa.

GCU launches world’s largest study into impact of physical activity on COVID-19 immunity

Leading physical activity researchers, respiratory experts, and sport and exercise psychologists at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have launched the world’s largest study to find out for certain if physical activity can boost COVID-19