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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.

Glasgow Caledonian University agrees partnership with major Scottish Charity

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

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.

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.

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.

Dr Harris analyses professionalism and amateurism in British Lions rugby history

When rugby union became an openly professional sport in the mid-1990s it appeared that one of the institutions most under threat was the British Lions.

GCU researchers launch trial for early detection of glaucoma

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are developing a new eye test which they hope can be used to diagnose glaucoma at an early stage.

Researchers help facilitate green entrepreneurship

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are creating a digital training kit to encourage future entrepreneurs to contribute to a circular economy.

Brussels meeting to share social enterprise study findings

Researchers from across the EU are gathering in Brussels to discuss their findings in comparing the characteristics of international social enterprise models.