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Professor Lesley McMillan elected as RSE Fellow

Professor Lesley McMillan has been elected as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh.

GCU-led international stroke research network awarded new funding

The Glasgow Caledonian University-led international Collaboration of Aphasia Trialists has been awarded new funding to support its research aimed at improving the lives of stroke survivors with speech problems.

Employers urged to show kindness to staff 'scarred' by lockdown

Employers have a moral duty to protect the mental health and wellbeing of their staff and create more compassionate workplaces in the wake of COVID-19, according to leading HR experts.

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.

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.

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.

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.