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University looks to create generation of eco chefs

Glasgow Caledonian University is looking to help create a new generation of chefs in a bid to curb the devastating impact food waste has on the environment.

Honorary Professor title awarded to highly-respected government advisor

Huge congratulations and a very warm welcome to Scottish Government Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Nicola Steedman who has been confirmed as Honorary Professor at Glasgow Caledonian University.

University joins city council to address cyber skills shortage

The next generation of cyber security experts are to be given a vital boost thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

New GCU-led Occupational Therapy Writing Group goes global

A new writing group launched by GCU’s Head of Occupational Therapy Dr Katrina Bannigan has been a global success attracting academics, practising occupational therapists and students from all over the world.

Spotlight on life-changing health research with launch of new centre of excellence

A new Research Centre for Health (ReaCH) has been launched to reflect the increased impact of life-changing research, both nationally and internationally, at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Success as schools serve up breakfast on the go

An innovative project offering pupils in Scotland the chance to pick up a free breakfast from a mobile cart is to be extended to other UK schools following a successful pilot.

Drinking water to get well gel

A Glasgow Caledonian University team led by Dr Kate McAulay will use electrochemistry to create a gel, enabling it to remove metals and contaminates from drinking water.

Former GCU PhD student shortlisted for prestigious award

A former Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) PhD student who played a key role in one of Europe’s largest ever investigations into the diagnosis and treatment of knee osteoarthritis has been shortlisted for a major alumni award.

DPsych student celebrates her first research paper being published

GCU DPsych Sport and Exercise Psychology student Zoe Black is celebrating her first research paper being published in a peer-reviewed journal.

New research shows huge fall in new HIV infections after roll-out of PrEP in Scotland

A research study led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) Professor Claudia Estcourt has revealed a 20 per cent reduction in new HIV diagnosis in gay and bisexual men as a result of the implementation of the first PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis)

Global games event a hit

Glasgow Caledonian University boasted the best attended hub in Scotland at this year’s Global Game Jam.

Cyber abuse research exposes new dark side of social media

A leading cyberpsychologist has warned Twitter users to be careful what they post online because a new study has found that Twitter users with dark sides to their personalities might victimise them.