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Gender diversity boosts the financial performance of firms

Increasing gender diversity in FTSE100 boardrooms has had a "positive and significant" effect on the financial performance of firms, according to a new study.

Study hails Jacinda Ardern’s use of Facebook Live during pandemic

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's warm and informal use of Facebook Live has helped convey vital COVID-19 messages in a clear and relatable way, according to a new academic study.

University to launch annual law review and Common Good lecture

GCU is to launch an annual law journal and establish a Law & The Common Good Lecture for students and members of the Scottish legal profession.

University to help Sri Lanka tap into "vast resource" of renewables

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will receive a share of almost one million euros to help Sri Lanka address workforce shortages in renewable energy skills and meet its ambitious targets.

GCU wins prestigious national teaching excellence awards

The University has been recognised nationally with two prestigious teaching excellence awards from Advance HE.

GCU Researchers win funding for vital research to tackle Scotland’s drug deaths crisis

Addictions experts at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have been awarded more than £170,000 in Scottish Government funding to lead life-saving research to help tackle the country’s drug deaths challenge.

Research shows majority of Scots support drug consumption rooms

A new study by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) and the University of Liverpool has found for the first time that the majority of Scots support the introduction of drug consumption rooms

Forces in Mind Trust awards grant to GCU to evaluate a life-changing project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a grant by the Forces in Mind Trust to evaluate a potentially life-changing employment training project for injured veterans in Scotland.

Research shows government scheme drives positive community change

A Scottish Government policy aimed at giving community groups more control of the buildings and land in their neighbourhood has led to enhanced services, community spirit and recreational activities, a study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)

University to help shape African coronavirus recovery

The experiences of people in Sub-Saharan Africa during the coronavirus pandemic are to be recorded by Glasgow Caledonian University researchers with the aim of changing future government and NGO thinking.

Knowledge is power

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have been tasked with improving the reliability of power generators that are being used in some of the world's harshest environments – from the Sahara Desert to the Amazon Rainforest.

GCU and Crear make wedding tourism vow

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has teamed up with one of Scotland's most successful wedding venues in a bid to encourage international guests to explore the rest of the country during their stay.