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Cutting-edge tool launched to reduce fertiliser damage to the environment

Leading Scottish scientists have invented a new cutting-edge tool to help farmers find the safest way to use organic waste fertiliser in a bid to reduce its damaging impact on the environment.

Early career researchers win top poster awards

Two early career researchers from GCU's Department of Biological and Biomedical Sciences have won top awards for their research posters by the British Pharmacological Society.

Supporting the mental wellbeing of BAME and LGBTQ+ student communities

GCU’s Head of Physiotherapy and Paramedicine Dr Heather Gray and Mental Health Co-ordinator Rachel Simpson are leading a new project looking at ways to support BAME and LGBTQ+ student communities over the next six months.

Call for online sports coaching to continue after COVID-19

Researchers monitoring sports coaching habits during lockdown are calling for online training sessions to continue, even after the COVID-19 pandemic comes to an end.

COVID-19 impacts alcohol support services for older adults

A new study involving GCU researchers has shown that face-to-face alcohol treatment support is crucial for older adults.

Digital revolution for people with sexually transmitted infections

World-renowned sexual health experts are behind a new NHS digital revolution for people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) using a new automated online consultation giving patients 24-hour access to medical care.

Study launches into COVID-19's impact on the financially vulnerable

Researchers are to assess the impact social distancing and a move to a cashless society has had on the lives of those without access to credit and other banking services.

SHLS Senior Lecturer wins funding to develop revolutionary virtual reality lessons

Dr Sharron Blumenthal, Senior Lecturer in Physiotherapy and Interprofessional Education at Glasgow Caledonian University, is helping to revolutionise teaching methods in health after securing funding for a virtual reality (VA) lesson project.

Respiratory nurses on COVID-19 frontline suffer anxiety and depression

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) found that nurses working with respiratory patients on the COVID-19 frontline suffered anxiety and depression during the first wave.

World-leading sexual health experts launch new PrEP report to mark World AIDS Day

Sexual health experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have revealed details of a major review of Scotland’s national HIV prevention PrEP programme to mark World AIDS Day today (December 1).

GCU leads drive to tackle violent extremism across Europe

Glasgow Caledonian University is to lead a £2.7million study into radicalisation and violent extremism across Europe.

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).