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Researchers hope super algae will combat superbugs

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have discovered a unique type of algae that could help reduce the risk of antimicrobial resistance being spread through rural waterways and the wider environment.

Students recreate magic of Jason and the Argonauts for national exhibition

Students at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have sent iconic characters from Jason and the Argonauts on a sightseeing tour of Scotland in a short animation film that pays tribute to their legendary creator.

GCU's ARC sports centre transformed into new walk-through COVID-19 test centre for Glasgow

Glasgow Caledonian University's ARC sports centre has been transformed into a key walk-through COVID-19 test centre to serve the local community of Glasgow.

GCU climbs 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide

Glasgow Caledonian University has climbed 21 places in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, moving from 96th to 75th out of 131 universities in the UK.

GCU welcomes new governors

The University's governing body, Court, has welcomed six new governors.

THE names GCU among UK universities best placed to meet pandemic challenges

GCU has been recognised by Times Higher Education as one of the eight UK institutions best positioned to meet the challenges thrown up by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Professor Jafry informs carbon debate

Leading academic inputs into report looking at how UK can meet target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050.

GCU leads Scottish arm of major UK-wide COVID-19 immunity study

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Professor Lesley Price is co-ordinating the Scottish arm of the UK-wide SIREN study, in partnership with Public Health Scotland, and working closely with NHS Research Scotland and the Chief Scientist Office.

GCU among UK’s best in Guardian University Guide

Two subject areas at GCU have been listed in the top 10 in the UK and first in Scotland in this year's Guardian University Guide 2021.

Scottish Government asks GCU to lead new study into stalking and coercive control

Researchers from GCU will examine how the criminal justice system treats victims of stalking and coercive control as part of new Scottish Government measures to tackle domestic abuse.

The end of the line for fast fashion

Glasgow Caledonian University will be at the forefront of a new drive to help the fashion industry end the era of throwaway clothes and embrace a sustainable future.

GCU named in world’s top universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021.