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EngAGE ageing conference showcases latest developments on campus

The EngAGE conference aims to recognise the importance of older people's contribution to society and free registration is available now.

GCU Chancellor announced as speaker at Scotland’s biggest TEDx event

The University Chancellor Dr Annie Lennox is to give a speech at the renowned TED talk series in Glasgow next month.

Reasons for delay in pelvic organ prolapse treatment revealed

Many women do not seek early treatment for pelvic organ prolapse due to confusion and a lack of awareness around the condition’s symptoms – and feelings of shame and embarrassment – according to new research.

Treating pets like humans could be life-threatening

Scientists have discovered that treating pets like humans could be life-threatening because some forms of affectionate behaviour pose an antibiotic-resistance risk to families and their domestic animals.

University among ‘Best of the Best’ at Innovate UK engineering awards

An outstanding University research partnership based on the novel use of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision has been nominated for two prestigious national engineering awards. Professor Gordon Morison’s Knowledge Transfer Partnership

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.

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.