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Landmark agreement with Singapore to improve nursing care

Nursing academics from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) will begin delivering a nursing programme in one of the world’s top ranking healthcare systems this summer. GCU has signed a five-year partnership with Singapore’s PSB Academy,

Professorial Lecture explores how People Make Glasgow

Some of Scottish football’s biggest names believe growing up in a deprived area helped them succeed in life.

Professor Hutchinson to present to world leaders in Paris

Professor Sharon Hutchinson will present Scotland's national surveillance of the treatment of, and disease associated with, the Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) to international leaders in Paris this week.

Locals to train as ‘citizen scientists’ to transform Glasgow's canals

Scottish Canals and Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are working with ‘citizen scientists’ to investigate how Glasgow’s North canals are helping to build a healthier city.

Society names Dr Andrew McAuley Researcher of the Year

Senior Research Fellow receives Researcher of the Year accolade from the Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA)

Water-tracking app wins Rhys a place in business design awards final

An app that tracks how much water you’re drinking has earned Digital Design student Rhys Ritchie a place in the final of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce Student Design Awards.

Fortnite gamers are not addicted, says GCU researcher

Fortnite, the game which has taken the world by storm, is not addictive, according to a Glasgow Caledonian University researcher.

Principal joins expert UN panel to explore sustainability in the jewellery industry

The Principal Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE has joined the United Nations’s Lene Wendland on a panel investigating how the jewellery industry can engage with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

GCU joins major research project into UK productivity

Glasgow Caledonian University is to play a key role in assessing how increased productivity can lead to higher wages and a better standard of living for millions of people.

GCU launches the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit

More than 100 policy experts, campaigners, and leading academics gathered for the official launch of the Scottish Poverty and Inequality Research Unit (SPIRU) at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Late night opening would make heritage attractions more appealing to young people

Late night opening hours, special events and historical re-enactments, would help make heritage tourist attractions more attractive to young people.

Footballing suffragette among Scotland’s sporting heroines in new women’s Hall of Fame

Scotland’s unsung sporting heroines - including a footballing suffragette - are to be honoured in a new Hall of Fame