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GCU London secures major research grant to work in Latin America and Europe

GCU London is to lead a £615,000 project to help academics and university staff across Latin America and Europe work effectively with students from diverse cultures.

GCU hosts launch of migrant and refugee skills recognition project

A pilot project, led by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU), to set up Scotland's first migrant and refugee skills recognition and accreditation hub, has been launched by Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn MSP.

Author Kate Pickett to deliver lecture for Challenge Poverty Week

Glasgow Caledonian University is hosting a lecture by the best-selling author Professor Kate Pickett as part of Challenge Poverty Week.

Moffat Centre to help transform Edinburgh city centre

Tourism experts from Glasgow Caledonian University are to play a key role in helping to transform Edinburgh city centre.

GCU alumni run Canada's fastest growing companies

Two businesses created by GCU graduates feature in a list of fastest growing companies in Canada.

Netflix faces battle for global streaming crown

Netflix's position as the dominant player in global streaming is under serious threat for the first time, warns an expert in television studies.

GCU secures £90,000 to host national social enterprise archive

Glasgow Caledonian University is to host a national archive capturing Scotland’s social enterprise story after securing £90,000 of government funding.

Researchers discover patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) feel “dirty” or “like a leper” after diagnosis

Many patients with healthcare associated infections (HAIs) reported feeling “like a leper”, “having the plague” or “dirty” after being diagnosed, according to a major new review carried out by researchers at the

Get hands on with science at Explorathon

School of Engineering and Built Environment researchers will be sharing their work with the community at a series of Explorathon events – a celebration of science held across Scotland this month.

Baroness Thornton delivers the 2018 John Pearce Memorial Lecture

Baroness Glenys Thornton outlined how social enterprise can have a positive impact on people’s lives at the annual John Pearce Memorial Lecture at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Academic accolade beckons for life-changing research

One of our researchers is up for an academic Oscar following his work to develop a tracking device for people with dementia.

Major appointment for gender-budgeting academic

One of Scotland's leading voices on gender-budgeting has been appointed as the new chair of a Scottish Government advisory group.