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Researchers call for stroke patients for exercise research programme

One fifth of stroke survivors are unable to walk - a group known as ‘non-ambulatory’ stroke survivors.

Researchers trial care home incontinence treatment

A research team from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is testing the effectiveness of mild electrical stimulation of the leg to reduce incontinence in care homes.

Researchers win prestigious microfinance research award

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers from the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health, Dr Olga Biosca and Enrico Bellazzecca, have won a prestigious research award.

Researchers investigate innovative rehabilitation techniques for arthritis patients

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have received a £1.8m grant to examine the effectiveness of a new way of improving and maintaining walking ability in people who suffer from the painful and disabling symptoms of early rheumatoid

Glasgow Caledonian University agrees partnership with major Scottish Charity

ENABLE Scotland and GCU to offer future health and social care workers learning disability experience

Pokemon Go-inspired game aims to encourage healthy lifestyle in teenagers

Gaming and health don't usually go hand-in-hand, but that's all set to change thanks to researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), who are developing a digital game which encourages teenagers to eat smart and get active.

GCU signs new three-year agreement with Santander Universities

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has signed a new agreement with Santander Universities, signifying an incredible £1m of support for students and staff.

Inspired by leading health inequalities and design speakers

Researchers and students gathered at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) yesterday (Thursday, June 15) to hear inspiring speeches from Sir Michael Marmot and Andrew Cameron.

Professor Jafry wins prestigious Elsevier Atlas award

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researcher Professor Tahseen Jafry has been awarded with a prestigious Elsevier Atlas for her published research examining water access and provision in Malawi and Zambia.

GCU to host PRME event supporting UN Sustainable Development Goals

One of Scotland’s most successful businessmen, Jim McColl OBE, is to encourage businesses in Scotland to support the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Owning a pet helps older adults stay active

Owning a dog may help older adults to meet physical activity levels recommended by the World Health Organization, according to a new study by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), the University of Lincoln, and WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition.

GCU to host international Q Conference

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host the 33rd annual Q Conference for the International Society for the Scientific Study of Subjectivity.