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Hospital mattress research helps find effective way to reduce bedsores

Glasgow Caledonian University's School of Health and Life Sciences Dean, Professor Andrea Nelson, has been involved in a major study which found that mattresses costing the NHS £1,000 were "only marginally better" at preventing

GCU celebrates social enterprise at John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Glasgow Caledonian University celebrated the history of social enterprise and the future of the sector at the 2019 John Pearce Memorial Lecture.

Global social innovation leaders attend ISIRC 2019

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting one of the world's biggest conferences on social innovation.

Take a walk through the city's war

Explore wartime Glasgow with PhD student Kevin Morrison this month.

GCU London makes Sustainable Fashion statement

The British School of Fashion, based at GCU London, is boosting its expertise in Sustainable Fashion with the appointment of a leading academic.

Leading expert on ageing gives advice to older people to help cut long hospital stays

Glasgow Caledonian University Ageing and Health Professor Dawn Skelton is urging older people in Scotland to seek simple help to prevent a lengthy stay in hospital.

GCU engineers power wind turbine idea

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) could help bring power to refugee camps and disaster areas across the world.

Moffat Centre steps up walking trails project

GCU is playing a key role in a new project to boost the economic spin-offs of walking trails across Europe.

Flashback to '80s homophobia could be damaging the health of older men, research reveals

Scottish sexual health researchers have found that older gay men could be put off getting tested for HIV because they are still haunted by “mass homophobia of the 1980s”.

Edward finds the right rhythm

A PhD student made the semi-finals of the prestigious UK Three Minute Thesis competition - the furthest reached by a student from GCU.

GCU researchers lead the way to elimination of hepatitis C in Scotland

The Scottish Government has announced plans to treat more people annually for hepatitis C which will see Scotland effectively eliminate the condition six years ahead of the World Health Organization’s expectations.

International project wins Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence

Judges have recognised a "ground breaking" University learning project giving students access to "life-changing" experiences with a national teaching excellence award.