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Research centre to advise on just transition

European policymakers are to be advised on a just transition from coal by Glasgow Caledonian University’s Centre for Climate Justice and other UK experts.

Researchers helping people with leg pain

Five researchers from Glasgow Caledonian University have launched an 18-month project investigating new ways to help people with leg pain known as intermittent claudication.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has moved up eight places in the Guardian University Guide, to be ranked 69th out of 121 universities in the UK.

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.

Drag shows 'boost happiness and wellbeing of audiences'

Drag shows increase the happiness and mental wellbeing of audiences and can help ease anxiety and depression, according to a new study.

Seeking a link between climate change and gender-based violence

Researchers have launched a study in Africa to find out if an increase in gender-based violence and mental health problems is down to climate change.

THE World University Rankings 2022

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

GCU launches toolkit to help roll out Men's Sheds across the UK

Glasgow Caledonian University has launched a new 'toolkit' to help increase the number of Men's Sheds across the UK after research showed they improve the mental and social wellbeing of older men.

Ageing expert behind new data predicting falls rise in older people as a result of COVID-19 lockdown

Professor in Ageing and Health Dawn Skelton was one of the experts behind new data predicting that the number of falls among older adults could increase due to a decline in balance and muscle strength caused by inactivity during the first lockdown.

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.

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.