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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

University community joins International Women's Day

Celebrating International Women's Day (IWD), today, Thursday March 8, we have had a great response from students, academics, and alumni supporting the global campaign to #PressforProgress.

University supports global call to #PressforProgress

In an unprecedented year in which women’s rights have gathered momentum, captured headlines and public opinion, and called for change, we are joining the International Women's Day (IWD) Press for Progress campaign.

Staff's 'important contribution' commended by National Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research has commended the “important contribution” of GCU academics to the work of its Evaluation, Trials and Studies Programmes (NETS) in the past year.

Entrepreneur Isatou Njai awarded prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship

GCU graduate and entrepreneur Isatou Njai has been awarded a prestigious Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellowship.

The British School of Fashion launches world’s first Master’s degree in Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing

The British School of Fashion at GCU London has launched the world’s first MSc Fashion and Lifestyle Marketing.

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men's attitudes

Local communities, families and peers play a fundamental role in shaping men’s attitudes and behaviours towards women and sex, according to a new study.

GCU scientist brings cutting-edge leukaemia research to the UK

Scientists from Glasgow are to import a cutting-edge research technique from the US in a bid to increase survival rates in patients diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer.

Scottish tourist attractions welcome two million visitors for first time

Two Scottish tourist attractions each welcomed more than two million visitors for the first time in 2017.