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Webcams help parents bond with premature babies

A study into whether webcams can assist the early bonding process for parents of premature babies found that the majority benefit from the ability to see their baby 24/7 in neonatal units.

Entrepreneurs put ‘social’ at the heart of their inventions

Two burgeoning entrepreneurs from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have made the shortlist of the 2017 Converge Challenge.

Europe Office receives €1m funding for social innovation project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is leading a major European project aimed at growing social innovation within Europe’s local communities.

GCU to investigate highway-construction impact on water environment

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) is looking to overcome the ecological damage caused by poor drainage during major highway construction work.

UK still feels European solidarity, GCU research finds

UK citizens are still largely positive about the European Union (EU) – despite the Brexit decision. This is one of the latest findings from research conducted jointly by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and the University of Sheffield.

Supporting the Global Forum for Responsible Management Education

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor Pamela Gillies CBE FRSE will speak at the 2017 Global Forum for Responsible Management Education — 7th PRME Assembly in conjunction with the United Nations High-Level

GCU researchers contribute to UK report on World Hepatitis Day

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have contributed to a major UK report, which found a recent fall in deaths from hepatitis C as a result of treatment from new direct-acting antiviral drugs.

Podiatry graduate is awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to study PhD

Podiatry graduate Benedictine Yen Chen Khor has been awarded a prestigious Carnegie Scholarship to return to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) to work on a PhD.

COOL MUSIC project will enhance socially excluded young people's skills

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers have developed a new music and video production programme to enhance social and practical skills among socially excluded young people in Edinburgh.

Researchers support sustainable community sheds project

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers are working on a new project supporting the development of social spaces known as ‘sheds’ to encourage community development and evidence enhanced health and wellbeing for the people using

Researchers conduct longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction study

Researchers from the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are conducting the longest running postnatal pelvic floor dysfunction research project ever, working with women first

Scots show solidarity with vulnerable groups

Research conducted at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has revealed that people in Scotland and Northern Ireland feel much stronger solidarity with vulnerable groups in society than other parts of the UK do.