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GCU celebrates social enterprise at John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Glasgow Caledonian University celebrated the history of social enterprise and the future of the sector at the 2019 John Pearce Memorial Lecture.

Global social innovation leaders attend ISIRC 2019

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting one of the world's biggest conferences on social innovation.

Take a walk through the city's war

Explore wartime Glasgow with PhD student Kevin Morrison this month.

UHatch start-up named as one of 2019's top 50 companies to watch

A business supported by GCU's entrepreneurial hub has been named as one of the top 50 companies to watch by a prestigious US magazine.

Celebrated photographer Oscar Marzaroli's archive is donated to GCU

A priceless photography archive containing iconic Scottish images taken by the celebrated photographer Oscar Marzaroli has been donated by his family to Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU).

GCU London makes Sustainable Fashion statement

The British School of Fashion, based at GCU London, is boosting its expertise in Sustainable Fashion with the appointment of a leading academic.

Leading expert on ageing gives advice to older people to help cut long hospital stays

Glasgow Caledonian University Ageing and Health Professor Dawn Skelton is urging older people in Scotland to seek simple help to prevent a lengthy stay in hospital.

GCU engineers power wind turbine idea

A flat-pack wind turbine designed by a Scots school pupil and created by engineers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) could help bring power to refugee camps and disaster areas across the world.

Flashback to '80s homophobia could be damaging the health of older men, research reveals

Scottish sexual health researchers have found that older gay men could be put off getting tested for HIV because they are still haunted by “mass homophobia of the 1980s”.

Moffat Centre steps up walking trails project

GCU is playing a key role in a new project to boost the economic spin-offs of walking trails across Europe.

Awards highlight GCU as a UK leader in social mobility

Glasgow Caledonian University has been recognised as one of the UK's most forward-thinking organisations by judges of the UK Social Mobility Awards 2019.

Edward finds the right rhythm

A PhD student made the semi-finals of the prestigious UK Three Minute Thesis competition - the furthest reached by a student from GCU.