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University offers use of labs and sends COVID-19 testing equipment to help NHS response

Bioscientists from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are pulling out all the stops to help the NHS fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

GCU training equipment delivered to temporary COVID-19 hospital

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has delivered a host of medical equipment from its state-of-the-art training facility to the new NHS Louisa Jordan temporary hospital based in the Scottish Events Campus (SEC), Glasgow.

Glasgow Caledonian University shines in world impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University’s dedication to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has seen it named number one in Scotland for both promoting gender equality and economic growth – and second and third in

Fashion Professor answers face mask appeal

A Professor from the British School of Fashion is producing cotton face masks in her spare time to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

University team wows judges at Corona Hack

The development of a prototype software system, designed to help doctors quickly identify the severity of COVID-19 in patients, led a team from Glasgow Caledonian University to second prize and future funding in a UK competition.

People who inject drugs show huge support for drug consumption rooms

The vast majority of people who inject drugs at greatest risk of drug-related harm in Glasgow and elsewhere in Scotland would be willing to use drug consumption rooms, according to a new study by researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Practising online mindfulness together can help families tackle stress of lockdown

Glasgow Caledonian University’s Ben Parkinson says online mindfulness resources that are helping stroke survivors and their families cope with anxiety and depression could help us all manage our stress during lockdown.

Student paramedics join NHS COVID-19 emergency

Students on Scotland’s only full-time undergraduate degree course in paramedic science started work with the Scottish Ambulance Service in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic this week.

3D printers providing desperately needed protective equipment for health workers

Desperately needed protective equipment is making its way to the NHS thanks to Glasgow Caledonian University’s 3D-printing operation.

Dr Richard Brodsky, 1946-2020‚Äč

Dr Richard Brodsky, who became an Honorary Doctor of Laws of the University in 2018, passed away suddenly in New York on April 8 as a result of COVID-19.

COVID-19 mental health impact survey launched

A team of scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University have launched a nationwide study to investigate the impact coronavirus measures are having on Scotland’s mental health.

More than 500 nurses from GCU step up to support COVID-19 crisis

More than 500 student nurses from Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) have today joined the NHS Scotland’s national emergency response to the coronavirus pandemic.