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Funding to research treatment for West’s most common cause of sight loss

Dr Xinhua Shu and Professor Ann Graham have been awarded £70,000 by the National Eye Research Centre to develop a new treatment for age-related macular degeneration, the most common cause of blindness in the West’s aging population.

Award for gender equality

The School of Engineering and Built Environment has been presented with a prestigious Athena SWAN Award in recognition of its commitment to promoting gender equality among students and staff.

GCU researchers impress UK's top scientist

Sir Mark Walport, Chief Executive Designate of UK Research and Innovation, visited GCU's early-career researchers and graduate students to learn about their work.

Communities at the heart of annual research celebration

GCU's Research Week 2018 will host events on campus and in communities around Glasgow

Regular running makes you a happier person

Regular running makes people happier and more confident in everyday life, according to a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University.

Cara ignites sustainability awareness at Marie Claire forum

Marie Claire magazine hosted its first ever sustainability forum last week – and Glasgow Caledonian New York College was at the heart of it.

The eyes have it

Glasgow Caledonian University is ranked number one in the UK for Optometry, Ophthalmology & Orthoptics and features in the top 10 for six other subjects, according to the 2019 Complete University Guide (CUG).

Book now for 2018 Ailsa McKay Memorial Lecture

One of America's most prominent feminist economists will present the third annual Ailsa McKay Memorial Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Professor Gartland to address 500 global delegates in conference keynote speech

Professor Kevan Gartland is to give the keynote speech at the prestigious European Biotechnology Congress in Athens this month.

Social Bite founder Josh Littlejohn headlines social innovation summit

One of the UK's leading social entrepreneurs is to address a major conference on social innovation hosted by Glasgow Caledonian University.

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.

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,