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Augmented Reality app on track for Highlands

GCU is helping to develop an Augmented Reality app aimed at encouraging more people to explore the Highlands.

GSBS used as case study for UK business schools

Glasgow School for Business and Society is an excellent example of how UK business schools can deliver for the Common Good, according to an influential new report.

Nurses feel pressure from patients to prescribe antibiotics

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University battling the global crisis of antibiotic overuse found that nurses felt pressure from patients to hand them out even if they didn’t need them.

GCU researcher behind hugely successful 'How Racism Shapes our Health' seminar

Community-engaged researcher Dr Ima Jackson recently organised one of the biggest public health events in Scotland focusing on tackling structural racism which is at the root of racialised inequity in health.

Looking to un-loch solar energy potential

Scotland's vast lochs may hold the key to future solar energy production, according to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Scientists discover world-first cocktail for a longer life

An international team of scientists led by Glasgow Caledonian University has discovered the perfect cocktail of physical activity that could help you live a healthier, longer life.

New research shows that anxiety makes Parkinson’s disease symptoms worse

A new study has shown that anxiety amplifies the physical signs of Parkinson’s disease, according to people who experience both conditions.

X-ray app to ease burden on lung specialists and save lives

Researchers are working on a form of artificial intelligence that can help medical staff prioritise lung-disease severity – saving lives and easing the burden on hospitals in COVID-hit regions around the world.

Research shows that even older stroke survivors can improve speech given the right support

International research led by GCU Senior Research Fellow Dr Myzoon Ali and Professor Marian Brady has found that people who had access to speech and language therapy made the greatest improvements soon after a stroke.

Taking the heat out of Sri Lankan climate crisis

Glasgow Caledonian University researchers are to create a ‘heat map’ of Sri Lanka in a bid to help city planners curb the health impact of climate change on its population in urban areas.

SHLS Dean says huge thanks to staff on her last day in role

Professor Andrea Nelson steps down as the Dean of the School of Health and Life Sciences on Friday, April 30, to take up her new post as Pro Vice-Chancellor Research with a huge thanks to staff.

Staycationers urged to help Scottish visitor attractions recover from COVID-19 crisis

New figures have revealed the full impact of the COVID-19 crisis on Scotland's visitor attractions.