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New eye technology to help optometry students lead the fight against diabetes

A device that can aid the detection of diabetes through the eye has been donated to Glasgow Caledonian University.

Researchers collaborate with WHO to develop new infection prevention and control guidelines

A Glasgow Caledonian University research team has contributed to World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines on infection control and prevention to help minimise the spread of infection.

GCU Professor calls on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis

Professor of Epidemiology and Population Health, Sharon Hutchinson, will call on governments around the world to step up the fight to eliminate viral hepatitis at this year's World Hepatitis Summit from November 1 to 3.

Study uses donated skin to simulate diabetic wound healing

Research carried out by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is using donated skin to create human stem cells to help investigate diabetes and reduce the need for animal testing.

GCU hosts £1.1m trial into pelvic organ prolapse

A new £1.1million trial based at Glasgow Caledonian University will assess whether a self-management programme could help to improve the lives of women who suffer from pelvic organ prolapse.

Researcher to warn MSPs that the Green Man is “too short”

“People with arthritis can’t make the Green Man, they just don’t want to go into town anymore,” says Glasgow Caledonian University Professor Martijn Steultjens.

Hidden Gems to be discovered through Tourism App

A new tourism app is set to open up the rural heartlands of Scotland, as part of the A9 Dualling programme.

Researcher receives international award

A research study conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), which showed the six-step hand-hygiene technique triumphed a rival three-step process, has led to a prestigious award for its lead researcher.

GCU BEAM team looks to tackle climate-change issues

A research centre that aims to tackle climate-change issues affecting manmade structures and their surroundings has been launched by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU medical professor given expert job

A Glasgow Caledonian University professor is to form part of an advisory group to the Chief Medical Officer in Scotland.

Scotland's world lead in social enterprise research boosted by major international event in 2018

GCU's Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health will play a major role in the Social Enterprise World Forum.

Social entrepreneurs scoop first and second

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor Lorna Paul scooped first prize for her online Web-Based Physio platform and GCU graduate Callum MacKinnon received runner-up at the Converge Challenge