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PhD student launches Anger in Sports study

Sports Psychology PhD student Chris Glover has launched a study called 'Anger in Sports' aimed at investigating the level of perceived anger an athlete has according to the sport they play.

Microbiologist wins funding to help find new treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Dr Ryan Kean has been awarded £47,000 to help find new treatments for bacterial vaginosis infections which affect 30% of women of childbearing age in the western world.

Major names in climate change sign up for World Forum

Some of the biggest players on the world stage of climate change will be speaking at the second World Forum on Climate Justice, to be held at Glasgow Caledonian University in September.

Researchers call for mandatory health warnings on alcohol labels

A new world-wide study has found that large alcohol labelling using negative health warnings similar to that used on cigarette packets could help people change their drinking habits.

Fears that lack of mental-health support for construction workers could lead to suicide

Initiatives aimed at protecting the mental health of construction workers may not be getting to those who need them, researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have warned.

Important information to applicants on provisional results

Provisional Results: what you need to know

Shorter mobility programmes break down barriers, finds new UUKi report

Glasgow Caledonian University's Professor Bob Gilmour contributes to a new report by UUK

An appreciation of Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at GCU

Professor Iain Renwick, President of the British School of Fashion at the London campus of our University, sadly passed away on Monday, June 21, 2021. His loss will be deeply felt by the many students he inspired.

GCU ranks among world’s best young universities

Glasgow Caledonian University has once again been named one of the world’s top universities aged 50 years old or younger in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2021.

The UN highlights GCU's commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations has selected Glasgow Caledonian University's Strategy 2030 and research project the Fashion Detox Challenge as examples of Sustainable Development Goal best practice.

Augmented Reality app on track for Highlands

GCU is helping to develop an Augmented Reality app aimed at encouraging more people to explore the Highlands.

Nurses feel pressure from patients to prescribe antibiotics

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University battling the global crisis of antibiotic overuse found that nurses felt pressure from patients to hand them out even if they didn’t need them.