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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.

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.

New GCU-led Occupational Therapy Writing Group goes global

A new writing group launched by GCU’s Head of Occupational Therapy Dr Katrina Bannigan has been a global success attracting academics, practising occupational therapists and students from all over the world.

Former GCU PhD student shortlisted for prestigious award

A former Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) PhD student who played a key role in one of Europe’s largest ever investigations into the diagnosis and treatment of knee osteoarthritis has been shortlisted for a major alumni award.

New research shows huge fall in new HIV infections after roll-out of PrEP in Scotland

A research study led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Professor Claudia Estcourt has revealed a 20 per cent reduction in new HIV diagnosis in gay and bisexual men as a result of the implementation of the first PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)

Cyber abuse research exposes new dark side of social media

A leading cyberpsychologist has warned Twitter users to be careful what they post online because a new study has found that Twitter users with dark sides to their personalities might victimise them.

Doctoral student delivers sport psychology programme in India

An inspiring Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Doctoral student designed and delivered a sport psychology training programme for students at his alumnus university in India.

Nursing graduate wins top award against the odds

A mature nursing student who returned from maternity leave to help out on the COVID-19 frontline has won the Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Jessie Main award for overall highest academic achievement.

International students to get lessons in Scottish culture

School of Health and Life Sciences (SHLS) Associate Dean International Dr Karen Thomson has won funding to develop a fun new module to teach international students about Scottish culture.

Prize-winning Tranzfuser game explores Holocaust trauma

A team of Glasgow Caledonian University graduates has won a £20,000 UK Games Fund competition for its innovative look at an historic atrocity.

Professor puts GCU on world map for influencing global health policy and research excellence

Professor Sebastien Chastin has played a key role in developing new World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour launched today (Thursday, November 26).