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Students launch Cyber Security Clinic at Glasgow Central

Rail passengers have been flocking to get free online safety advice from students running a new Cyber Security Clinic at Glasgow Central Station.

Study aims to stamp out fire risk to historic buildings

A fire-safety expert is leading the first comprehensive study into the risk our historic buildings face from fire with the hope of saving more of our heritage from being lost.

New funding for skills hub will boost business

A pilot project, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), to formally recognise the skills and qualifications of migrants and refugees is to be expanded after securing £130,000 worth of Scottish Government funding.

Professorial lecture explores sustainable manufacturing

Innovative sustainable manufacturing processes could ensure industry can meet the demands of today’s consumers without compromising the needs of future generations.

Tourism drive to promote Ayrshire coast

Stargazing, food and drink festivals, farmers markets and marine tourism could help attract thousands of extra visitors to the Ayrshire coast, under plans put forward by students from Glasgow Caledonian University.

Cocaine injecting and homelessness create ‘perfect storm’ for rapid rise in HIV

A seven-year study by a team of blood-borne virus researchers has revealed for the very first time the scale and drivers of the UK’s largest HIV outbreak in over 30 years in Glasgow.

Professor Iain Renwick appointed President of the British School of Fashion

Professor Renwick will work in the strategic development of the School in London and Glasgow and in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian New York College and the Fair Fashion Center.

Stalking victims reveal impact on mental health

Non-violent stalking can cause lasting psychological damage to victims and should be treated as seriously as domestic abuse by the criminal justice system, according to new research.

Research shows HPV vaccine has almost wiped out cervical disease

Ground-breaking research into the impact of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine given to schoolgirls in Scotland has revealed it has almost wiped out all cases of cervical pre-cancer in young women.

GCU on top of the world in new impact rankings

Glasgow Caledonian University has been placed within the top 15 universities in the world for gender equality and reducing inequalities, according to the inaugural Times Higher Education Impact Rankings.

Join us for our annual celebration of research

The politican in charge of Scotland's finances will outline the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals at GCU's annual research celebration in May.

From Argyll to the Big Apple – Ethel exhibits at GCNYC

Ethel Walker-Murray is exhibiting 12 of her West Coast of Scotland landscapes at the GCNYC campus as part of the city's Tartan Week celebration of all things Scottish.