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Emeritus Professor Aidoo awarded Environmental Health Institute’s highest honour

Emeritus Professor Kofi Aidoo is to be awarded The Council of The Royal Environmental Health Institute of Scotland’s most prestigious accolade.

Breakfast at Barrio 13

Mark Majewsky Anderson, Director of Research and Innovation, discusses a consortium of Latin American and European universities, led by GCU, which has established special units to help transform communities such as Barrio 13.

Poignant letter portrays torment of Great War's forgotten pacifists

As the centenary of the Armistice approaches, the actor Gary Lewis has contributed a powerful reading of the intimate correspondence which is held in Glasgow Caledonian University's archive.

Glasgow Caledonian University played key role in North Coast 500 success, says Tom Campbell

The man tasked with driving forward one of the world's most iconic coastal touring routes paid tribute to Glasgow Caledonian University for helping to make it a success.

Uhatch business makes TV debut

The Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) graduate behind a breakfast drink made from an African super fruit has starred in a promotional STV advert.

GCU London secures major research grant to work in Latin America and Europe

GCU London is to lead a £615,000 project to help academics and university staff across Latin America and Europe work effectively with students from diverse cultures.

Researchers discover patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) feel “dirty” or “like a leper” after diagnosis

Many patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) reported feeling “like a leper”, “having the plague” or “dirty” after being diagnosed, according to a major new review carried out by researchers at the

Baroness Thornton delivers the 2018 John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Baroness Glenys Thornton outlined how social enterprise can have a positive impact on people’s lives at the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Academic accolade beckons for life-changing research

One of our researchers is up for an academic Oscar following his work to develop a tracking device for people with dementia.

Urban and economic growth bring mixed health dividends

Economic growth is benefitting the wealthy and increasing the gap in health equality, according to new cross-European research.

GCU hosts global experts ahead of Social Enterprise World Forum

Glasgow Caledonian University will host an academic symposium for the world’s leading social business experts ahead of the Social Enterprise World Forum 2018.

Football used as scapegoat for domestic violence

An in-depth study from researchers at GCU finds that using football as an excuse for domestic abuse can trivialise the issue.