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GCU engineers power wind turbine idea

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) could help bring power to refugee camps and disaster areas across the world.

Moffat Centre steps up walking trails project

GCU is playing a key role in a new project to boost the economic spin-offs of walking trails across Europe.

Flashback to '80s homophobia could be damaging the health of older men, research reveals

Scottish sexual health researchers have found that older gay men could be put off getting tested for HIV because they are still haunted by “mass homophobia of the 1980s”.

Edward finds the right rhythm

A PhD student made the semi-finals of the prestigious UK Three Minute Thesis competition - the furthest reached by a student from GCU.

GCU researchers lead the way to elimination of hepatitis C in Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced plans to treat more people annually for hepatitis C which will see Scotland effectively eliminate the condition six years ahead of the World Health Organization’s expectations.

International project wins Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Judges have recognised a "ground breaking" University learning project giving students access to "life-changing" experiences with a national teaching excellence award.

GCNYC's Fair Fashion Center drives conversation on sustainability

‚ÄčAs the fashion industry's world renowned New York trade shows begin to include sustainability as a recurring staple in their programming, the GCNYC Fair Fashion Center is leading the conversation.

'Life saving' construction app developed by Glasgow Caledonian University

A multimedia app that will reduce injuries and save lives on construction projects across the globe has been developed by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Climate Justice researcher presents Greta Thunberg with Scottish award

A University climate justice researcher has presented campaigner Greta Thunberg with a prestigious environmental award in recognition of her work to combat climate change.

New social-innovation initiative to be based on campus

A successful social-innovation initiative led by the University is helping deliver Glasgow's vision of becoming Scotland's 'social enterprise capital'.

Inspiring the next generation of engineers

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host a free event aimed at promoting the next industrial revolution to young people and their guardians.

Glasgow Caledonian named Scotland's most sustainable university

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been rated first in Scotland in the People & Planet University League 2019 for its environmental and ethical performance.